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Patriarch Fouad Twal’s Christmas homily is well worth savoring, a beautiful message of hope and salvation in the midst of rending conflicts and bloodshed. In the city of Bethlehem the simple story of the Nativity was retold with passion by a prince of the Church who loves his spiritual children. Here is a clip:
(St. Leo the Great D. 461) The Voice of Peter The truths that belong to this day’s solemnity are truly well known to you, Dearly Beloved, and you have frequently been instructed in them. But just as this visible light delights in the healthy eye, so the heart that is healed there comes to joy without end from the Birth of the Savior, which we … More →
For the better part of eight hundred years, Catholic Spain fought to liberate herself from Islamic occupation. The Reconquista, or Reconquest, as this war of liberation was called, began to make great strides in the second half of the eleventh century.