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Growing up as a non Catholic i looked at Catholic devotions as idolatry.

  Growing up as a non-Catholic I looked at Catholic devotions as idolatry. I never imagined that I would one day come to understand and appreciate what Catholic Devotions truly are. Now, I look at it as an expression of deep faith because it is NEVER really about the image, contrary to what I was […]

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Catholic Church in the United States Will Welcome 30,000 Thousands of New Catholics at Easter Vigil Masses

March 28, 2018 WASHINGTON—Dioceses across the country will be welcoming thousands of people into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil liturgy on the evening of March 31.  As the culmination of the Easter Triduum, the vigil celebrates the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. While people can become Catholic at any time of the […]

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Catholic Church in China continues to grow despite persecution

Nearly 50,000 people, possibly more, were baptized into the Catholic Church in 2017 according to Fides, the news outlet for the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. The report was published on February 15. The official count is 48,566, however, it is suspected that more were baptized in rural areas and went uncounted. It is […]

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Twelve Reasons a Protestant Pastor Became Catholic – The Eighth Reason

The following is part of an ongoing series by Dr. Norman McCrummen.  We’ll be publishing another one of his reasons every week, so stay tuned!  Read previous installments: Introduction – First Reason – Second Reason – Third Reason – Fourth Reason – Fifth Reason – Sixth Reason – Seventh Reason I am Catholic because of EWTN (the Eternal Word Television Network). Over twenty years ago I started watching the network […]

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Catholic Population Growing to 1.3 Billion

The number of Catholics in the world is increasing: almost 1.3 billion, 17.7 percent of the world’s population, reported Agenzia Fides on October 20, 2017.  Agenzia Fides is the information service of the Pontifical Mission Societies. According to figures from the Church’s Book of Statistics (data related to 2015) and elaborated by Agenzia Fides, the baptized are […]

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50,000 HINDUS CONVERT TO CHRISTIANITY – Church Militant

Outcast Dalits are rejecting Hinduism to become Christian SURKHET, Nepal (ChurchMilitant.com) – An estimated 50,000 Hindus are seeking baptism in order to become Christians. According to a Friday report in AsiaNews, over 200 Dalits met in secret last week in the Surkhet district of western Nepal. They discussed the Hindu caste system in place making their lives nearly impossible […]