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The primitive Church, then, certainly did not think of itself as the place of perfect people. Polemics arose over opinions within the community that truly risked schisms. Mutual hatreds surfaced, people proposed themselves as charismatics, thus disseminating confusion in the group. Pagan vices persisted and people drew away from the apostles’ message to follow their more
Today’s photo comes from our crew in Anaheim covering the Knights of Columbus Supreme Annual Convention. On our set, from left to right: Sebastian Gomes, Andrew Santos, Wally Tello, Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB. more
For Christians are not distinct from other men in terms of their territories, their language, or their way of life….They live in the cities of the Greeks or the barbarians, as the lot has fallen to each one, and they adapt to the customs of the place in their clothing and food and in the more
It is not a matter of indifference that so many people are living in the desert. And there are so many forms of desert. There is the desert of poverty, the desert of hunger and thirst, the desert of abandonment, of loneliness, of destroyed love. There is the desert of God’s darkness, the emptiness of more
Today’s photo is of the Chapel of the Holy Cross, nestled into the hillside in Sedona, Arizona. It was taken by our producer, Deacon Pedro Guevara Mann, who is on location in Sedona, shooting for our upcoming film about Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha. more
At the 2008 General Congregation of the Society of Jesus, a painting in the Church of the Gesu is lowered to reveal a statue of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the order. Every day at 5pm a conversion machine built by Andrea Pozzo is turned on. The machine lowers a painting in the church’s more
After a week of unforgettable moments in Toronto for World Youth Day, Pope John Paul II takes his leave of Canada. It was his third and final visit to Canada, but perhaps one of the most memorable. From Toronto he flew to Guatemala City to canonize blessed Pedro de San Jose Betancur. — Photo courtesy more
Today’s photo is from WYD 2002. Pope John Paul II arrives for the closing Mass at Downsview Park, accompanied by young people in the traditional costume from their native countries. An estimated 800,000 people participated in the closing Mass. more
Today’s photo of the day is courtesy of WYD Rio 2013. The official WYD prayer was launched July 13 during a mass with Archbishop Joao Orani Tempesta. A participant holds the sheet of paper with images of the WYD patrons saints and intercessors printed on it. The words in the centre of the page say more
Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Niger. A small S+L crew is on the ground in Niger for a special project. Their accommodations in Niamey feature an outdoor seating area that is home to some interesting wildlife. Cameraman David LeRoss and Associate Producer Andrew Santos can be seen trying to capture a photo of more