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  • Police raid on convent described as ‘disproportionate’

    Police raid on convent described as ‘disproportionate’

    A police raid on a convent in Argentina, including describing a traditional religious article used for self-mortification as a form of ‘torture,’ is being denounced as disproportionate by Catholic leaders, especially in a country where apparently more serious crimes do not attract the same aggressive response.

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  • In defense of the ‘staycation’ of Pope Francis

    In defense of the ‘staycation’ of Pope Francis

    Taking a vacation and taking a rest aren’t necessarily the same thing, and for Pope Francis, lunching with Syrian refugees, dropping in on convents and meeting women rescued from prostitution is actually a form of leisure by spending time with people and places that give him life.

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  • Church confirms apparitions in Argentina as ‘supernatural’

    Church confirms apparitions in Argentina as ‘supernatural’

    Gladys Motta, now in her 80s, says she began seeing apparitions after she saw rosaries glowing in homes. She prayed to the Virgin Mary, who appeared to her carrying the infant Jesus and wearing a blue gown and veil. Since 1983, Motta says she has received more than 1,800 visitations from Mary and another 68 from Jesus.

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