Avery Cardinal Dulles finally laid to rest

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Our friend is finally resting in peace.

Avery Cardinal
Dulles, S.J., was buried on June 1 at the Shrine of the
North American Martyrs
in Auriesville, NY. He died on December 12th.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated December 18th at the
Cathedral of Saint Patrick by Cardinal Edward Egan.

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Newman’s biographer resists the revisionists

The recent article in the UK’s Catholic Herald of John Henry Newman’s biographer who takes on the gay revisionists who try to rewrite the life of the late convert-cardinal-now-saint-hopeful. Father Ian Kerr defends Newman by trying to understand the meaning of the man’s life and words. I think the 19th century priest Father St. John is correct: we’ve lost a concept of affectionate friendship that’s not sexual.

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Father Ragheed Ganni: a martyr’s 2nd anniversary of death

Thumbnail image for Fr Ragheed Ganni, martyred.jpgToday, it seems, is a day of remembering because it is an anniversary of two important witnesses of Jesus Christ: one is Blessed Pope John XXIII and the other is the 35 year old Iraqi priest, Father Ragheed Ganni. A Chaldean Catholic priest, Ganni was killed with three of his deacons after celebrating the Holy Mysteries. Forced from

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46th Anniversary of Blessed Pope John XXIII’s death

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Today we observe the 46th anniversary of the death of a
great Father of the Church, Blessed John XXIII (known in history as Angelo Giuseppi
Roncalli). Many will remember him as the “smiling pope”. He was the
pope of senior age who called the Second Vatican Council.

In the course of time the Church has recognized

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Becoming like Christ

Pay attention! The author has something really important to say:

The Encyclical Mystici Corporis says expressly:
the Holy Spirit is communicated to the Church so that she and each of her
members may become daily more and more like to our Savior. Those whom God
foreknew he predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son (Romans 8:29);
every Christian is holy and pleasing to God to the extent that he has become

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About the author

Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement, and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]yahoo.com.
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