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March On Christian Soldier in the Victory Parade of Corpus Christi – BFP013

By John B. Manos / June 23, 2019 /

Corpus Christi is a prefigurement of that parade we’ll be part of in Heaven. Topics include: “Clinging to the ashes of the past” — You can have you latin, but just not in the Mass — the “eucharist” is a verb (!) — Priest on Twitter who wonders if people make an idol of the Blessed Sacrament

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The Baptism of Fire: Why Protestants Think They Don’t Purgatory, But Catholics Do with Landon DePasquale: BFP 010

By John B. Manos / November 13, 2017 / Play in new window | DownloadEver wondered why purgatory is so messy?  And why do Protestants think it is wrong? Join in the discussion with Landon DePasquale and John Manos on Purgatory, Luther, and the Fr. Weinandy departure from the USCCB. St. Ambrose of Milan described it: “Before the resurrected lies a fire, which…

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Pope Francis to Bishops: “we do not need a manager, a CEO of a company”

By John B. Manos / February 27, 2014 /

Just today, Pope Francis spoke to the Congregation of Bishops (reported in Italian here). Yesterday, I asked “if the pope will take care of the Vatican, and I will take care of cleaning myself up, who takes care of the middle?” It appears Pope Francis answered that question today! Speaking to the Bishops, he declared:…

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