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  • The reward in the present time and in the world to come eternal life: Tuesday 8th in Ordinary Time

    The reward in the present time and in the world to come eternal life: Tuesday 8th in Ordinary Time

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, just like that landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard, the Lord is seeking disciples, followers and friends. His, is a universal call. A captivating offer, the Lord entrust us with! On one condition, though.

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  • ``...who has not come to be served but to serve and to give his life to redeem many``: Wednesday 8th in Ordinary Time

    "...who has not come to be served but to serve and to give his life to redeem many": Wednesday 8th in Ordinary Time

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, the Lord teaches us which our attitude before the Cross must be. The ardent love of Jesus for His Father's Will, to carry out the salvation of Mankind, of each man, of each woman, urges Him to quickly move towards Jerusalem, where "the Son of Man will be given over (…) they will condemn him to death (…) they will scourge him and finally kill him"

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  • Alfred Nobel - His Life and Work

    Alfred Nobel - His Life and Work

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833. His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built Alfred Nobelbridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques for blasting rocks.

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  • Italy quake: rescue efforts continue

    Italy quake: rescue efforts continue

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Rescuers on Wednesday were searching through the rubble of houses and warehouses in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, a day after an earthquake killed 16 people and injured about 350 more. Many of those affected have been living in tents after a similarly strong tremor in the same region flattened their homes nine days ago. The number of those forced to leave their homes doubled to 14,000 after Tuesday’s quake.

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  • Vietnamese Folk Literature Reflecting the Viets’ Synthetic Belief (1)

    Vietnamese Folk Literature Reflecting the Viets’ Synthetic Belief (1)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Vietnamese Three Teachings started their long history from the first and second centuries onwards. Thus, the Three Teachings could not only deeply impact intelligentsia who mastered Chinese characters but also implant moral thoughts in the minds of illiterate common people. With such genres as legends, folk songs, folk poems, proverbs, etc.,

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  • ``The baby within me suddenly leapt for joy``: Feast of the Visitation (31.5.2012)

    "The baby within me suddenly leapt for joy": Feast of the Visitation (31.5.2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, we contemplate the Virgin Mary's Visitation to her cousin Elizabeth. As soon as she was told she had been chosen by God Father to be the Mother of the Son of God and that her cousin Elizabeth had also received the gift of motherhood, she decidedly set out for the hills to congratulate her cousin, to share with her the joy...

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  • Prayer to the Virgin Mary

    Prayer to the Virgin Mary

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    La Virgin Maria Hail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

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  • Phap-chanh-truyen (1): The religious constitution of Caodaism

    Phap-chanh-truyen (1): The religious constitution of Caodaism

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Due to the present special circumstances in Viet-Nam, an official approval from the Sacerdotal Council (Hoi-Thanh), of the Tay-Ninh Holy See cannot be obtained. However, while this is not an official translation, we expect approval to be granted when circumstances permit in the future. For better understanding and practical application of this work, please see the text of Phap-Chanh-Truyen in Vietnamese, as well other Cao-Dai texts.

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  • The Family in Islam (2): Marriage

    The Family in Islam (2): Marriage

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    How Marriage is intertwined with faith, ethics and morality, with evidence from Islamic scripture. By AbdurRahman Mahdi.

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  • Jesus and the Children

    Jesus and the Children

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Everyone in the small town by the lake was excited. Everyone was talking about Jesus, the Messiah. They had heard about the marvelous stories that He told, He taught about God's Love, and preformed wonderful miracles. Jesus was going to Jerusalem and He was stopping here in their little town. Everyone wanted to see the miracles with their own eyes. They wanted to hear His stories first hand.

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  • Intention missionnaire (Juin 2012): ``Pour que les chrétiens en Europe redécouvrent leur propre identité ...``

    Intention missionnaire (Juin 2012): "Pour que les chrétiens en Europe redécouvrent leur propre identité ..."

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Au cours de ces dernières décennies, les pays d'antique tradition chrétienne en Europe ont subi et continuent de subir une forte crise d'identité. Au niveau politique, on a prétendu priver l'Europe de ses racines chrétiennes. Outre à être une trahison par rapport à la vérité historique, cet acte constitue une tentative visant à créer une Europe sécularisée, sans aucune référence à Dieu dans ses constitutions et dans la vie publique de ses ressortissants.

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  • Pope at Pentecost: ``Jesus sends his Spirit to the Church so that every Christian can become his effective witness in the world``

    Pope at Pentecost: "Jesus sends his Spirit to the Church so that every Christian can become his effective witness in the world"

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    "Jesus, risen and ascended into heaven, sends his Spirit to the Church, so that all Christians can participate in his divine life and become his effective witness in the world. The Holy Spirit, breaking into history, defeats aridity, opens hearts to hope, stimulates and fosters in us the inner maturity in the relationship with God and one’s neighbor."

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  • Cambodian children celebrated the International Children’s Day

    Cambodian children celebrated the International Children’s Day

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Cambodia ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1992. Several child rights organizations, including children and young people, have made several efforts to promote and protect the rights mentioned in the CRC. One way to promote the implementation of the CRC is by celebrating the International Children’s Day that take place every 1st of June.

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  • Child rights in the agenda ASEAN civil society conference

    Child rights in the agenda ASEAN civil society conference

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    CRC Asia together with the NGO Committee for the Rights of the Child (NGO CRC) organized the child rights workshop during the 2012 ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People’s Forum (ACSC/APF).The workshop’s theme was “Ensuring Child Rights in the ASEAN Agenda” and served as a venue for civil society groups and children to express their concerns and recommendations for ASEAN.

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  • ``Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it``: Friday 8th in Ordinary Time (1.6.2012)

    "Whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it": Friday 8th in Ordinary Time (1.6.2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Gospel text (Mc 11,11-25): After He had been acclaimed by the crowds, Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the Temple. And after He had looked all around, as it was already late, He went out to Bethany with the Twelve...

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  • ``What authority do you have to act like this?``: Saturday 8th in Ordinary Time (2.6.2012)

    "What authority do you have to act like this?": Saturday 8th in Ordinary Time (2.6.2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, the Gospel is asking us to think what our intentions are when we go to meet Jesus. Some go without faith, without recognizing His authority: this is why, «the chief priests, the teachers of the Law and the elders came to him and asked, «What authority do you have to act like this? Who gave you authority to do the things you do?» (Mk 11:27-28).

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  • The Blessed Trinity

    The Blessed Trinity

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Trinity is the term employed to signify the central doctrine of the Christian religion — the truth that in the unity of the Godhead there are Three Persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, these Three Persons being truly distinct one from another.

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  • Prayer to the Holy Trinity

    Prayer to the Holy Trinity

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Glory be to the Three adorable Persons of the Holy Trinity, now and forever.

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  • The sound of one hand

    The sound of one hand

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Suiwo gave him the problem: "Hear the sound of one hand." The pupil remained three years but could not pass the test. One night he came in tears to Suiwo. "I must return south in shame and embarrassment," he said, "for I cannot solve my problem."

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  • ``Baptize them in the Name of the Father and of the Son...``: Trinity Sunday

    "Baptize them in the Name of the Father and of the Son...": Trinity Sunday

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, our liturgy invites us to worship the Holy Trinity, our God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. One only God in three Persons, in whose name we have been baptized. Through the grace of the Baptism we are called down here to participate in the life of the Holy Trinity, in the darkness of faith, and, later on, after death, in eternity.

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  • Pope celebrates Mass in Milan

    Pope celebrates Mass in Milan

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Pope Benedict is celebrating Mass at Park di Bresso in Milan on the final day of his visit to the Archdiocese for the 7th World Meeting of Families. Below is the full English Translation of the Pope's Homily.

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  • Bangkok Declaration of the Ninth International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak

    Bangkok Declaration of the Ninth International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    We applaud the cooperation among the UNESCO, the Government of Nepal, the business sector and various Buddhist non-governmental organizations (NGO's) in the establishment of measures taken for the monitoring and mitigation of air pollution at Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha and a designated World Heritage site.

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  • 350 000 témoins : les familles du monde en fête à Milan

    350 000 témoins : les familles du monde en fête à Milan

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Plus de trois-cent-cinquante mille personnes, selon une première estimation, un immense podium, sous une demi-coupole transparente colossale rappelant le "Duomo", un écran géant, des images et des spots multicolores, des artistes du monde entier: toute une technologie de spectacle a mis en scène la famille, "patrimoine de l’humanité", dans ses joies comme dans ses difficultés.

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  • “Sent a servant to receive from the tenants his share of the fruit”: Monday 9th in Ordinary Time (4.6.2012)

    “Sent a servant to receive from the tenants his share of the fruit”: Monday 9th in Ordinary Time (4.6.2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    What kind of tenants are we? Those who work hard or those who get annoyed when the master sends his servants to collect the rent from us? We may oppose those in charge of helping us give the fruits God expects. We may object to the teachings of the Holy Church and of the Pope, the bishops, or perhaps, more modestly, those of our parents, our spiritual director, or a good friend of ours who is trying to help us...

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  • “Return to Caesar what is Caesar`s, and to God what is God`s” : Tuesday 9th in Ordinary Time (5.6.2012)

    “Return to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's” : Tuesday 9th in Ordinary Time (5.6.2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Yes, indeed, according to St. Jerome, «you must necessarily render unto Caesar the coin in his image; but you willingly give your best to God, because it is his image, not Caesar's, that is on us»...

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  • The great Feast of Testimonies: The Pope embraces all the families of the world from Milan

    The great Feast of Testimonies: The Pope embraces all the families of the world from Milan

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Milan (3 Juin 2012) Pope Benedict XVI arrived soon after 8.30 pm to take part in the Feast of Testimonies entitled “One world, family, love”. To meet him were over 350,000 people, who from the early afternoon had started to invade the area of the Milano Parco Nord.

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  • Message from Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand

    Message from Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Thailand is honoured to host the 9th International Buddhist Conference on the United Nations Day of Vesak from 31 May to 2 June 2012. Over 5,000 participants from 84 countries include the Sangha members, Buddhist spiritual leaders and international academics.

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  • Message The United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations From Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

    Message The United Nations Day of Vesak Celebrations From Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Buddhism is the teaching of the Buddha; briefly saying, it is to let us know the truth of life which is about Dukkha or sufferings, the nature of life. Saying in broad- view principles, it is the teaching of excluding the wrong doings, performing the good deeds and purifying one's mind.

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  • Saving the planet in faith and practice

    Saving the planet in faith and practice

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Korean (Protestant) Christian Environmental Movement Solidarity started Green Church 21, a small grassroots program, in 1998, adding solar cells to the roofs of churches, cultivating more green space around buildings and planting vegetable gardens.

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  • La Tradition - Qu`est-ce que la Sounnah?

    La Tradition - Qu'est-ce que la Sounnah?

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    À l'origine, le mot arabe sounnah signifie Chemin, direction ou voie. Dans le contexte de l'Islam, le terme désigne les paroles et actes du prophète Mouhammad. Ce terme n'est pas le fruit du hasard puisque la voie tracée par le prophète est celle que tout musulman doit suivre, elle est la droite voie!

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