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What Catholics Believe

Central tenets of this faith, based on the questions in the Belief-O-Matic quiz.

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Catholic Rituals: Bring Back the Beauty

So much of modern Catholicism is ugly. What can be done to introduce beauty into the sacraments--and the U.S. church?

Related Topics: Faiths, Catholic, Beauty, Sacrament, Young People, Joy, Sacramental Classes Seeps, Resisting Heart, Laity, Presiding Priest, Catholics, Tenminute Discussions


The Evolution of a Sacrament

A biblical scholar and Episcopal priest talks about the spiritual side of gay marriage

Related Topics: News, Marriage, Gay, Gay Marriage, Gay Partnerships, Gay Relationships, Heterosexual Marriage, gay spirituality, Sacrament, Social Expectations, Spiritual Component


The Yeses That Come Later in Life

I was 14 when I was confirmed. I knew it was an important decision in my life, but was too young to understand it completely.

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Deregulating Marriage

Can stressing the value, not the rules, of marriage save the institution?

Related Topics: Entertainment, Marriage, Church, Civil Government, Pronounced Marriages, Announced Marriages, Couple, Roman Law, Social Changes, Sacrament, Canon Law


What's the 'Confessional Seal'?

Excerpted from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and its Code of Canon Law.

Related Topics: Faiths, Catholic, Confession, Sacramental Seal, Penitent, Mortal Sins, Priest, Penitents Lives, Sacrament, Confessional Seal, Sins, Essential Part


Sacramental Sandwiches

Mary Gordon, Andre Dubus, and other novelists and poets will teach you about God's love

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Healing, Holy Oil

The Catholic Church has trouble with healthy fleshly desire, but it ministers superbly to the sick and dying.

Related Topics: Faiths, Sacrament, Sick, Broken Bodies, Life, Outward Sign, Religious Traditions Surround, Male Celibate Establishment, Church, Giant Tree Rot, Superstitions