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Say Their Names: Women Were the Targets in Cairo Church Bombing

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Cairo Church attack

ISIS has martyred women and girls at Mass in a Coptic Church in Cairo, Egypt. Pray the names of these martyrs around your Advent wreath. More from Aleteia: Say Their Names: Women Were the Targets in Cairo Church Attack. Prayers for the Church in Egypt.

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11.14
Marked for Christ

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tattoos

Anna Keating writes in America that “the symbols of Catholicism—crosses, icons, rosaries, paintings and medals—easily translate into tattoo art . . . the saints of today may look different than those of ages past.” A story of two young Catholics and their religious tattoos here: Marked for Christ

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4.3
The ‘angel’ amid the garbage pickers

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Mama Maggie

Maggie Gobran, an upper middle-class Egyptian businesswoman and university professor, was called by God to trade her comfortable lifestyle for a life of helping the poorest of the poor, including educating 7 of the 21 Copts killed by ISIS. More from The Catholic Herald UK here: The ‘angel’ amid the garbage pickers

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