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  • Welsh pub renames beer after seminarian mix-up

    Welsh pub renames beer after seminarian mix-up

    While celebrating the July 29 ordination of Father Peter McClaren, a group of seminarians dressed in their cassocks entered the City Arms Pub, only to be temporarily turned away by staff members who mistook them for a bachelor party. The Rev James beer was renamed the “Thirsty Priests,” with the added slogan “saving souls and satisfying thirsts.” It was added to the pub’s tap this past weekend.

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  • Seminarians confused with a bachelor party denied entry to pub

    Seminarians confused with a bachelor party denied entry to pub

    The Archdiocese of Cardiff says a misunderstanding at a pub in Wales has led to a moment of evangelization. A group of seminarians aroused the curiosity of the regular patrons of the local establishment, who had originally thought they were pretending to be priests for fun.

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  • British bishops: Church teaching goes hand-in-hand with mercy

    British bishops: Church teaching goes hand-in-hand with mercy

    ROME — Two British prelates taking part in the 2015 Synod of Bishops say they want the summit to help bridge the perceived gap between family realities and Church teaching, but without any compromise on the substance of that teaching. “God’s mercy isn’t a putting aside of the demands of

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