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Diocese: Priest’s omission of palm blessing in protest over Vatican ruling ‘reprehensible’

Diocese: Priest’s omission of palm blessing in protest over Vatican ruling ‘reprehensible’

A Catholic diocese in Italy has described a priest’s refusal to bless palms on Sunday because of the Vatican’s rejection of blessings for same-sex unions as “reprehensible.” The Diocese of Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato said that the matter was being addressed according to Church norms. Fr. Giulio Mignani,

Let’s Think About Sex

Let’s Think About Sex

In his book Society and Sanity, Catholic theologian Frank Sheed makes a bold claim: “The typical modern man practically never thinks about sex.” I know what you’re thinking: “How can you say modern man doesn’t think about sex? Just watch the commercials—from shampoo to yogurt to cleaning