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Seven tips for new Catholics, from one convert to another

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The former church Selexyz Dominicanen has been converted into a bookstore in Maastricht, Netherlands. (Bert Kaufmann/Creative Commons)

Reasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic Faith

A new book from Sohrab Ahmari details his journey to the Catholic Church. (Credit: Ignatius Press.)

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In this presentation, he shares his amazing conversion to Catholicism and explains why he is convinced it is the Church founded by ...

A Practical Agenda for Catholics

Mr. Storck is a convert from Anglicanism and his conversion story was previously featured in our September 2011 newsletter.

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Did Pope Francis say Lutherans can take Communion at Catholic Mass? - Religion News Service

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Those are the words of Saint Teresa of Calcutta (also known as Mother Teresa).

Pope Francis baptizes a catechumen at the Easter Vigil Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on

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Since the earliest times, the concept of symbolism has been prevalent in every human culture, social structure, and religious system.

I compiled this short list based on questions I normally receive and some common misconceptions of the Catholic Church. This article is not meant to be all ...

Marcus Grodi on the set of EWTN's "The Journey Home" (www.ewtn.com/tv/live/journeyhome.asp)

What Is Catholicism? - History, Tradition & Beliefs

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From atheism and Marxism to Catholicism: The conversion of Sohrab Ahmari


Faith of their Fathers

Sometimes converts have a hard time getting back to God's Word. How do we read and study God's Word as a woman of the Catholic faith?

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Living Faithfully and Fruitfully When Your Spouse Doesn't Share Your Faith

When a Jew and a Catholic marry

The day President John F. Kennedy was shot is one of my most vivid childhood memories. I was in sixth grade playing on the playground when the rumors ...

Catholic Traditions and Treasures: An Illustrated Encyclopedia: Helen Hoffner, Deirdre Folley: 9781622824847: Amazon.com: Books

The RCIA process is designed for those who are hearing the Word of God for the first time in their lives, and are seeking entrance to the Church through the ...

10 Reasons Why It's Hard to Become Catholic

Period of Evangelization and PreCatechumenate begins formally at St. Joseph during September, however the stirrings of the Holy Spirit may have touched ...

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In Jordan, like many other countries in the Middle East, there are both civil and religious courts. Religious courts, which include Islamic Sharia courts ...

9 Reasons Catholics Should Unify Instead of Divide in This Trial

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Why They Can't: New York Catholics Wrestle With Their Faith Over Abuse Allegations - The New York Times

One of the more commonly shared experiences of Protestant converts to the Catholic Church is the discovery of verses “we never saw.

They often think that the Catholic Church even discourages reading the bible. In more extreme cases some ...

The Orthodox Church in the United States has problems. One of the problems the Orthodox Church currently suffers in this country is a lack of converts.


C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church: Joseph Pearce, Fr. Dwight Longenecker: 9781618902306: Amazon.com: Books

Confessions of a Mega Church Pastor Paperback

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The Catholic Priest Who Became an Orthodox Jew

Introduction. Conversations between Catholics and Protestants often ...

Cressler Bookcover Web. There are 3 million African-American Catholics in ...

The Lateran Palace, pictured in 2007, was handed over by Constantine I to the Bishop of Rome, who converted the building into a temple during the fourth ...

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Spiritual insights for L.G.B.T. Catholics

Roman but Not Catholic: Kenneth J. Collins, Jerry L. Walls: 9780801098932: Amazon.com: Books

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A Protestant Allegory, by Pennacchi Gerolamo de Pier-Marie

Arinze rebuts cardinal's claim that Catholic faith is unrealistic: 'Who do you think you are? Greater than Christ?'

3 Ways NOT to Lead Your Fallen-Away Child Back to the Church

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My two younger sisters and I were raised in Springfield, MO by parents who valued faith, family, and friendships, and who served the community.

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Based on his powerful book, Allen Hunt shares the insights and details of his 15-year journey into the Catholic Church. In 2007, Allen stepped aside as ...

Want to keep your kids Catholic? Make your home a church.

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When I first discovered Catholic websites — a few years after converting — it was like a fire was ignited underneath me.

I remember a conversation I had when I was about eight years old. A kid who waited at the same bus stop as I did asked me if I believed in God.

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What Would Happen if Roman Catholic Priests Were Allowed to Have Sex

In Iran, Christian converts face 10 year prison sentences · Catholic Herald introduces U.S. to magazine's 'beauty, brains, faith'

Converts to Judaism, Christianity and Islam spill the beans: What we wish we'

John Schwenkler, an academic philosopher who lives and teaches in that diocese, responded with a letter to the bishop, which he also posted publicly.

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Fifty (50) Years in the Church of Rome The Conversion of a Priest: Charles Chiniquy: 9780937958216: Amazon.com: Books

Sex, marriage and the Catholic church

10 Tips for Those Entering The Catholic Church This Easter

A couple of months ago, my four-year-old son and I were having a conversation about the Mass. I was trying to explain the Eucharist to him when he cut in: ...

By Mr. Bob Sullivan. In ...

But right now, at this time for the American Catholic Church, the words force, children, and church don't belong in the same sentence.

Catholic abuse crisis is likely no accident, but a strategy to 'destroy Church from within'

Surprised By Truth: 11 Converts Give the Biblical and Historical Reasons for Becoming Catholic by Patrick Madrid

A Catholic Christian spiritual life has often been described in ...

Desire for Communion Leads Mennonite to the Catholic Church

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I was born to lifelong Lutherans (ELCA) who, of course, baptized all their kids Lutheran. I was baptized on December 28, 1980 — a date that I realized, ...