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Church Beatification Of Spanish Martyrs 'Legitimizes' Franco Dictatorship?

Posted 10.16.2013 | Religion

The Catholic Church's biggest ever mass beatification of 522 martyrs has caused an uproar in Spain, with some groups accusing the church of "committin...

Why Not Wear Purple On Friday?

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

If you wait to work for a cause until you're working with people who agree with you on everything, you'll wait forever, and the injustice will continue. So why not do something simple to show compassion for our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters?

Santo Immediatamente! The Case For Beatifying Archbishop Oscar Romero

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

Romero's faith moved him from being a tool of the wealthy to a champion of the poor, a church leader dedicated to reconciliation and a bishop unafraid to interpose himself between violence and his flock.