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30th April 2012, 08:18 PM
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Manipulation Resistance Team
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Join Date: 5th February 2002
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| | Terror bombing at Nairobi church
Terror bombing at Nairobi church
A suicide bombing at a Christian church in Nairobi, Kenya, killed at least one person and left 16 badly injured on Sunday morning, April 29. The grenade blast inside God's House of Miracles...
- Fr. Gregory Jensen
The more I follow the online discussions ... the more I follow the debates and disagreements in the Church about administrative unity, or the concerns expressed about the moral or personal or administrative or leadership failings of the bishops or the clergy, the more I become convinced that whatever might be the truth of these concerns, ALL of this is simply a distraction. No, itís more than that. Itís a justification, an excuse, for not helping each other and those outside the Church fall in love with Jesus Christ. How easy it is to talk about everything, but about Jesus hardly at all.
1st May 2012, 12:21 AM
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Ave Maria Gratia Plena
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Join Date: 31st May 2004
Location: Diocese of Evansville, IN USA
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This is so sad. It is so sad that there are Christians in the world that are so horribly persecuted. We Catholics here in the United States are being persecuted by Barack Obama with his HHS contraceptive mandate but the persecution we are enduring is nothing compared to what the Catholics in other parts of the world are enduring. However, if we don't fight back against the persecution we are currently enduring, it may get to the point where persecution becomes that severe here in the United States as well. If you give them an inch, they'll take a mile.
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"We've had enough of exhortations to be silent! Cry out with a hundred thousand tongues. I see that the world is rotten because of silence." - Saint Catherine of Siena
"Wherever the bishop shall appear, there let the multitude also be; even as, wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church."
--St. Ignatius of Antioch
"If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself." -- Saint Augustine of Hippo
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