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  • Doctors say it’s a miracle that toddler survived ninth-floor fall

    Doctors say it’s a miracle that toddler survived ninth-floor fall

    Parents and doctors were shocked when a three-year-old boy who fell from the ninth floor of his apartment while playing on the balcony, not only survived but had a quick recovery with very few side effects. The director of the hospital where the child was treated said the event was nothing short of a miracle.

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  • Fatima and the Atheists

    Fatima and the Atheists

    Fr. Dwight Longenecker says the Miracle of the Sun happened in Fatima on October 13, 1917. We have documentary, eyewitness, and photographic evidence that 70,000 people ‘saw’ the sun spin, felt it was yanked from the sky and that it plunged to earth. Everyone said they saw the same thing. Everyone was so frightened they screamed and ran for their lives. Clearly something happened, what was it? The answer given by believers is more rational than the answer given by atheists.

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  • Before proclaiming martyrs, the waiting game is needed

    Before proclaiming martyrs, the waiting game is needed

    Many of those killed in attacks targeting Christians were simply going about their daily affairs when the bomb went off, or the mob arrived. Some of them professed their faith, or at least did not deny it, before death, while others died without even knowing what was happening to them. Before the Church proclaims them all martyrs, the Church needs time to permit a fuller picture of the candidate to emerge. Waiving the mandatory five-year waiting period before opening a cause for canonization makes it harder to do that.

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