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In U.S. visit, Pope Francis looks to protect our fragile social environment

It’s official! El Papa Francisco will be visiting the United States for the very first time in October 2015. He will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which will be a huge rally in support of the family, an institution that has…

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This month’s Synod on the Family was perfect storm

It was a perfect storm. Confusion, tension, and even a sense of crisis during the Synod on the Family on this side of the Atlantic, and I can tell you the atmosphere on the ground in Rome was even more fraught. Milling around outside the…

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Sex and the Synod: Focusing on the beauty of marriage and its value

The synod meeting in Rome, convened by Pope Francis on October 5, seeks ways to meet the pastoral needs of marriages and families.One objective of the summit, which runs for two weeks, is to find ways to better communicate the meaning of marriage, and its…

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There’s a war on traditional marriage and Hispanics are losing

Pope Francis will be making his first visit to the U.S. next year. He’ll be attending a big convocation in Philadelphia. Go to www.worldmeeting2015.org and open the colorful web page announcing the Catholic World Meeting of Families. The theme is “The Family Fully Alive.” And right next…

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Obamacare’s Emphasis On Contraception Without Co-Pay Is Political Ploy, Not Health Initiative

As a physician for mainly lower income patients I am living and working on the frontlines of Obamacare. Our office staff must navigate the complexities of the new plans, and we learned all about huge deductibles and seemingly arbitrary subsidies, as well as needed drugs…

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‘El Papa Viajero,’ The Pope That Traveled All The Way To Our Hearts

El Papa Viajero, or the traveling Pope, Juan Pablo II, will be canonized in Rome on April 27th. Shortly after his election in 1978, he embarked on the first of 104 foreign trips, in which he logged more than 725,000 miles. Some of the largest…

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Health Insurance Yes, But Taking Away Our Religious Freedom? Hell No

This week marks the fourth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Like much of the rest of the country, I have been enthralled, and often deeply worried, as I’ve watched it take form and gather speed. I’ve been more focused on it than most, perhaps,…

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In his first year, why this Pope has everyone talking

Last Sunday, a group of us sat on the beach, watching the children play, when the talk turned, as it often does, to Pope Francis. “The Pope said the loveliest thing yesterday. My father in Porto Alegre called me to tell me about it,” my…

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Pope Francis And The Beauty Of His Message, His ‘Abuelo’ Charm

Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote an article about what it felt like to see the election of the world’s first Latin American Pope. I wrote about the surge of pride that we felt in our culture and traditions, which could produce so learned…

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A Year with the Joy of the Gospel

Grazie Pozo Christie is a diagnostic radiologist in south Florida who loves her Catholic faith and loves the first pope from the Americas and the evangelical opportunities his popularity has given Catholics in the last year. A Hispanic wife and mother and fellow with the…

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