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When a Catholic is not a Catholic

First appeared on 06/24/2014. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

In a remarkable homily in Calabria last Thursday, Pope Francis did not hesitate to say that some people make commitments which break their communion with the Church.

It is amazing how this ties in with the In Depth Analysis essay I mentioned last Friday. Today I explain the significance of the Holy Father's words: Pope Francis: Some “Catholics” are not really Catholics.

Speaking of the recent past, have you heard yet that the lurid stories of nuns dumping hundreds of dead orphans into a septic tank are not true? Phil Lawler brings you up to date in The Tuam orphanage 'scandal' and the AP 'apology' that comes too late.

And did you know that today has often been called little Christmas? But what has this to do with the feast of John the Baptist? Learn the connection in Jennifer Gregory Miller's latest Liturgical Year Blog item, Mid-Summer Feasting: The Solemnity of the Birth of St. John the Baptist.... [more content for subscribers]

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