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“Exorcist” Author William Blatty Has Died, But His Georgetown Reform Campaign Continues

“Exorcist” Author William Blatty Has Died, But His Georgetown Reform Campaign Continues

William Peter Blatty, Academy Award-winning author of The Exorcist, has died. The renowned novelist passed away January 12 at the age of 89; announcement of his death was made Friday, January 13 on social media by Exorcist director William Friedkin. Blatty’s controversial and wildly popular

Did Mary Need to be Redeemed?

Did Mary Need to be Redeemed?

The feast of the Immaculate Conception, celebrated by the Catholic Church on December 8 each year, can sometimes cause confusion about the question of Mary’s redemption. The doctrine of the Immaculate Conception, proclaimed in 1854 by Pope Pius IX, states that Mary was free from