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Browsing Archive: March, 2015

The Shroud: Not a Painting, Not a Scorch, Not a Photograph

Posted by Site Webmaster on Friday, March 27, 2015, In : OLP Newsline 

“One of my favorite testimonials as to the authenticity of the Shroud,” says Barrie Schwortz, an expert on the Shroud of Turin, “actually came from my Jewish mother.”

People view the Shroud of Turin on display at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy, in this April 26, 2010, file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

This June, Pope Francis will be making a pilgrimage to Turin, Italy, home of the famous Shroud of Turin, which many believe is the 2,0...


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Pope to Faithful: 'Do Not Be Afraid of Confession'

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, In : OLP Newsline 
Francis promotes Sacrament of Penance

Reflects on the Sacrament of Penance During General Audience

Continuing his catechetical series on the Sacraments, Pope Francis reflected on the Sacrament of Reconciliation, which along with the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick form what he described the “Sacraments of Healing”.

“The Sacraments of Penance and Reconciliation [...] flow directly from the Paschal mystery,” he told pilgrims attending his weekly general audience in St....


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The Worst Thing About Being Pope Is Not Going Out for Pizza

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, March 14, 2015, In : OLP Newsline 
Pope Francis celebrated the second anniversary of his election by going on Mexican television and talking about the thing he missed most about his pre-papal life: pizza.

"The only thing I'd like to do is to be able to go out one day without anyone recognizing me and go get a pizza. In Buenos Aires, I was a rover. I moved between parishes and certainly this habit has changed. It has been hard work to change. But you get used to it. You find a way to get around: on the phone, or in other...


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