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The Good News | October 28, 2023 | by Catholics for Catholics

“Go into all the world & share the Good News” Mark 16

DAILY READINGS

Saturday’s Mass Readings.

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SAINT OF THE DAY: SATURDAY

Saint Jude Thaddeus and Saint Simon the Zealot, Apostles

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DAILY READINGS

Sunday’s Mass Readings.

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SAINT OF THE DAY: SUNDAY

Saint Abraham Kidunaia

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RELIGIOUS SISTERS HOST BEAUTIFUL EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION AT CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINT LOUIS IN MISSOURI

Praying before the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, i.e., Eucharistic Adoration, in such a manner serves as a reminder that we consist of both body and soul, and the senses aid our minds in connecting with the Triune God.

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THE MANHUNT IS OVER. MAINE MASS SHOOTER FOUND DEAD BY POLICE

Robert William Card, a 47-year-old machinist, had a history of mental health issues. He had made threats to shoot up a National Guard base and was previously committed to a mental health facility for two weeks in 2023. The content of his suicide note was not disclosed and the investigation into his death is ongoing.

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THE STORY BEHIND THE NUN WHO TACKLED THE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST

Construction of a sanctuary by the Missionary Family of Notre-Dame in the Diocese of Viviers, France has been halted due to environmental concerns raised by activists. The bishop of Viviers has banned the construction of the chapel, which was confirmed by the Vatican’s Dicastery. The Missionary Family hopes to proceed with work on the surrounding buildings.

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CARDINAL MÜLLER SAYS SYNOD ON SYNODALITY IS BEING USED BY SOME TO PREPARE THE CHURCH TO ACCEPT FALSE TEACHING

The former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has evaluated the initial stage of the synodal meeting held at the Vatican.

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WARREN BUFFET FUNDS FAKE “CATHOLIC” GROUP PROMOTING ABORTIONS UP TO BIRTH

“Catholics for Choice,” funded by non-Catholics, put up 30 billboards in Ohio urging Catholics to vote for Issue 1, which would abolish restrictions on abortions and sex-related procedures for all ages. The Catholic Conference of Ohio told people to vote no on the amendment, but “Catholics for Choice” falsely claimed that 63% of Catholics support legal abortions.

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POPE FRANCIS WAIVES STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN RUPNIK CASE

Pope Francis lifted the statute of limitations for Marko Rupnik, accused of sexual and spiritual abuse of over 20 adult women. The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors found problems with how the case was handled. Rupnik was expelled from the Jesuits and later incardinated in Slovenia, causing controversy. His trial’s opening disqualifies him from joining any Catholic diocese.

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NEW SPEAKER MIKE JOHNSON ATTACKED FOR BELIEVING BASIC CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE

Mike Johnson’s belief in God providing leaders and typical Christian views on homosexuality and abortion have faced opposition from Democrats due to concerns of his religious beliefs potentially leading to theocracy. Despite this, his views remain popular among American Christians, although controversial among others.

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RADICAL ISLAM AND THE DECONSTRUCTION OF THE WEST

Hosts Jesse Romero and John Yep discuss the inherent philosophical problems in the Quran and the ways in which it informs radical Islam and threatens the West | The CFORC Show Ep. 32

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NOTRE DAME PRESIDENT FR. JOHN JENKINS DEFENDS ‘DRAG’ EVENT

Fr. John Jenkins has supported a drag show at Notre Dame University as part of a course on the history of drag, invoking “academic freedom” despite objections from some students. The show is sponsored by various university departments, while the Catholic identity of the institution is maintained by The Irish Rover, the student-run newspaper that encourages opposition to the performance.

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A NEW BEACHHEAD FOR WESTERN CIVILIZATION

The author asserts that comprehending Western civilization is vital to citizenship and democracy. The Left and Right possess flawed perspectives of history, but New College’s liberal arts program can provide students with a deeper understanding of Western civilization. Ultimately, this knowledge can enhance society’s health and vitality.

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THE TEN MOST BEAUTIFUL SYMPHONIES

The criteria that make a great and beautiful classical symphony, are melody, structure, orchestration, tone color, harmony, and the ability to develop musical ideas. Here are the top ten most beautiful symphonies ever composed, though the symphonies are not specified in this summary.

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THE BENEFITS OF BEING A YOUNG MOM

The author discusses her experience of becoming a mother while disregarding societal norms of flawlessness and success. She argues that these expectations hinder women from having children. She advocates for a perspective of parenting that recognizes the importance of selflessness and fostering strong familial bonds, rather than pursuing individual gain.

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THE MOST SPOKEN LANGUAGE IN EVERY U.S. STATE (BESIDES ENGLISH AND SPANISH)

The United States has between 350 and 430 different languages spoken, despite 78% of Americans speaking only English. Spanish is the second most common language, spoken in 62% of non-English-speaking households. WordFinderX analyzed Census data to find the most commonly spoken languages (excluding English and Spanish) in American neighborhoods.

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JUDGE DISMISSES SATANIC TEMPLE’S LAWSUIT AGAINST INDIANA ABORTION BAN

The Satanic Temple’s lawsuit against Indiana’s pro-life law mandating prohibition of mail-order drugs for abortion has been dismissed by a federal court. The group failed to meet its burden of proving that they had actual or potential patients from Indiana. The attorney general of Indiana has stated that this decision sustains Indiana’s pro-life law that is constitutionally and legally sound.

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MICHELIN TO CLOSE OKLAHOMA TIRE PLANT, LAYING OFF 1,400 AMERICAN WORKERS

Michelin’s Ardmore plant is closing due to competition with cheap imports from China and India. Michelin plans to consolidate tire production in other plants in the US and Mexico. The announcement has sparked outrage and highlights the need for the US to invest in domestic manufacturing and stronger trade policies.

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GOOGLE FOUNDER’S AIRSHIP GETS FAA CLEARANCE

Sergey Brin’s Pathfinder 1 airship was granted a special airworthiness certificate for transporting cargo and for humanitarian missions. The airship has 13 helium bags, 96 welded titanium hubs, 288 carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer tubes, and uses nonflammable helium with a top speed of 120km/h. The company plans to test it before creating the larger Pathfinder 3.

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SPEAKER JOHNSON: WE’LL FIND CUTS TO PAY FOR FOREIGN AID, REQUIRE CLEAR STRATEGY AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR UKRAINE MONEY

House Speaker Mike Johnson announced that Republicans will transfer funds from other budget sectors to support Israel and Ukraine. Johnson demanded more clarity, accountability and a sound strategic plan from the White House to provide additional aid to Ukraine. The separate independent funding measure for Israel will be managed through budget cuts, and will not increase foreign aid expenditure.

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PRO-LIFE WOMAN FINED FOR SILENTLY PRAYING OUTSIDE ABORTION CENTER

The UK police are monitoring pro-life activists who are silently praying outside abortion clinics for violating Public Space Protection Orders. The ban now includes clinics and pregnancy advice centers, and those only praying can also be warned. Pro-choice supporters argue that the restrictions are necessary to prevent harassment of female patients.

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LIVE UPDATES ON THE WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The Gaza Strip is facing severe airstrikes causing a shortage of essential items, while Israel and the US prepare to confront Iran. Hamas is looking for help from allies like Hezbollah to fight Israel. The Gaza conflict has been the deadliest with over 7,000 Palestinian deaths. The West Bank is undergoing increasing violence, with over 100 Palestinian casualties due to Hamas’ southern Israel attacks.

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A BUYER’S MARKET IN CATHOLIC REAL ESTATE

The Church’s decline in recent decades has led to the closure and sale of numerous Catholic properties, such as churches, convents, monasteries, schools, and rectories.

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PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION FROM OUR LADY OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT SHRINE, MIDDLETOWN, NEW JERSEY

Catholics for Catholics aims to provide easy access to nuns or monks for prayer requests, as this resource is no longer easily available due to various factors. The organization believes that prayer is essential for the soul and wants to reconnect people with these prayerful individuals who spend their lives in devotion.

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