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Secrets of Fatima and their interpretation

First and Second Secret: First and Second Part of the Secret According to the Version Presented by Sister Lucia in the “Third Memoir” of 31 August 1941 for the Bishop of Leiria - Fatima   "This will entail my speaking about the secret, and thus answering the first question. What…
catholcor
December 6, 2017
Q&A

Where do the souls of unborn infants go? Limbo or Heaven?

The Issue: An unborn baby: miscarried, aborted etc, and even an unbaptized infant who dies before being baptized. Where do they go? Since baptism is necessary for entering heaven, where do all these babies go then? Ancient Fathers taught about "Limbo", a place of rest and peace in-between heaven and…
catholcor
December 5, 2017
Q&A

What “Advent” means and how to prepare for Christmas

The Church's liturgical year begins with Advent, and every end of the Calendar year - weeks before Christmas we notice changes. The priest puts on different colors and the entire altar is graced with a whole new air. But very few know what this word actually means. "Adventus": A Latin…
catholcor
December 3, 2017
Articles

The Saint whose voice is still heard from heaven today

Saint Clelia Barbieri Saint Clelia Barbieri (13 February 1847 - 13 July 1870) was an Italian and the founder of the Little Sisters of the Mother of Sorrows. Barbieri declined the married life in her adolescence - even when pressured - in favor of leading a life dedicated to the…
catholcor
November 18, 2017
Q&A

Yes even a lay person can be elected Pope. But.

Question: Someone said a lay person can be elected Pope. Is this true? Also, what is the meaning of the word "Conclave" ? Canon Law Theoretically speaking, any baptized Catholic male who is up to the age of reason can be chosen as Pope. "Male" because a woman cannot become…
catholcor
November 18, 2017
Articles

Stories of Souls in Purgatory appearing to St Padre Pio

Who was Padre Pio? Padre Pio, also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina O.F.M. Cap. (May 25, 1887 – September 23, 1968), was a friar, priest, stigmatist, and mystic, now venerated as a saint of the Catholic Church. Born Francesco Forgione, he was given the name of Pius (Italian: Pio)…
catholcor
November 15, 2017