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Pondering Miracles, Medical and Religious

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medical miracles

“I never expected such reverse skepticism and emphasis on science within the church.”

For most of my life I didn’t believe in miracles, I just assumed they were all wishful thinking, or worse. I didn’t know how miracles were investigated. The New York TimesPondering Miracles, Medical and Religious

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8.20
How a Priest Made The Case for Mother Teresa’s Sainthood

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Mother Teresa's tomb

Blessed Mother Teresa will be canonized September 4th by Pope Francis. How does the Church prove miracles or heroic virtue? Hint: It involves a lot of Hindu physicians. More from The New York TimesHow a Priest Made the Case for Mother Teresa’s Sainthood

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10.19
Married Couple First In Modern Times to Become Saints

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relics of Louis and Zelie Martin

Louis and Zelie Martin, the parents of St. Therese of Liseux, have become the first married couple to be canonized jointly. Marriage and parenthood are difficult. Sts. Zelie and Louis, pray for us. More from The Chicago Tribune here: Married Couple First In Modern Times to Become Saints. (Above: pilgrims venerate their relics.) More after the jump.

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