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Chaldean News Reports on Ray’s Trip to Iraq and Upcoming Abraham Movie

February 28, 2014

Following Footprints: Filmmakers Retrace Abrahim’s Journey in Iraq FEBRUARY 27, 2014 IN FEATURES, MARCH 2014 | 8 VIEWS | LEAVE A RESPONSE Native Detroiters Stephen and Janet Ray spent part of January in Iraq retracing Abraham’s journey in filming the seventh installment of a 10-part video series titled, Footprints of God – The Story of [...]

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Funny Short French Ad: “Is Paper Dead?

February 26, 2014

Have iPads replaced paper? :-) Watch this!

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3-D Printer Helps Blind Parents Feel Unborn Baby Before She’s Born

February 25, 2014

by Steven Ertelt | LifeNews.com | 2/21/14 6:56 PM The marvels of modern technology are bringing the experience of pregnancy to people who may otherwise not able to enjoy the same kinds of ultrasound pictures the rest of us get to enjoy and appreciate. The use of 3-D printers is helping blind people who can’t [...]

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Giving Talks in the Great Northern Plain States and Seeing Magnificent Sites along the Way

February 23, 2014

Last night I gave two talks at a wonderful parish called St. Matthews Catholic Church in Gillette Wyoming. It was an amazingly enthusiastic and excited group of Catholics with a great priest. I gave my talk on the Eucharist and Mary. I had to drive there and back through the Black Forest National Park. The [...]

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Catholic Answers Live Tonight

February 21, 2014

I will be joining Patrick Coffin on Catholic Answers Live tonight to take questions from Non-Catholics Only. You can join us online at www.Catholic.com/Radio. If you’d like to join Patrick Coffin and I on a pilgrimage to Ireland, or join us for a St. Paul cruise to the Mediterranean, check out my website at www.footprintsofGod.com.

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Look What I Caught on our Porch this Morning

February 20, 2014

A naughty opossum eating out cat food (and our chicken eggs).

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While President Obama calls religious freedom a “key objective of US foreign policy,” experts question how high a priority combating persecution really is.

February 14, 2014

Janet and I spend a lot of time in countries where the Christians are the minority, mistreated and persecuted. We see it first hand. In fact, I am writing this from Bethlehem where the Christians are leaving in droves because if the mistreatment they suffer. We have not been to Syria or Egypt lately but [...]

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Excellent Response the the UN’s Intrusion into Catholic Church Issues and Freedom

February 7, 2014

Dr. Anne Hendershott, director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville, has written a pointed response to the statement concerning clerical sex abuse issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. Her commentary in Crisis Magazine points to many flaws in the UN statement [...]

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Investigation on Medjugorje Complete, Findings to be Sent to Vatican

January 20, 2014

After CDF Examination, Pope Will Take Final Decision VATICAN CITY, January 20, 2014 (Zenit.org) – The Vatican has confirmed that the international Vatican commission investigating the events at Medjugorje is ready to submit its findings to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. In a statement released Saturday, the director of the Holy See [...]

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Excited Young Catholics and Reunion of Pilgrims

January 19, 2014

Today I gave my talk on St. John here in Omaha with a church FULL, with over 900 enthusiastic Catholics excited to learn the Bible, apologetics and how to defend their faith. It’s always exciting to see young people and teenagers come up and want to talk with pages of notes they just took. Also [...]

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Pope Benedict XVI Defrocked Nearly 400 Priests in Two Years

January 18, 2014

Nearly 400 Catholic priests were laicized in a 2-year period during the pontificate of Benedict XVI because of sexual abuse of children, according to a Vatican document obtained by the Associated Press. The document, covering the years 2011 and 2012, is the first Vatican account of the number of priests disciplined because of sex-abuse charges. [...]

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I Love the Universality of the Catholic Church – Love Being Catholic!

January 12, 2014

We went to Mass today and could not understand a word! It was all in French. We are celebrating Mass with a church FULL of French-speaking Africans with a white French bishop with an Italian parish priest in a church built by Italians in the heart of Istanbul which is 99.9% Muslim. We are all [...]

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Finally Leaving Iraq

January 11, 2014

We just boarded Turkish Air – most beautiful plane I’ve ever seen! After cancelled flights and much stress it looks like we are on our way out of Iraq – finally! On the positive side it was a wonderful experience being in Iraq. The people were friendly and kind. It was a very backward country, [...]

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Started Filming at Tigris and Euphrates Today

January 7, 2014

We arrived in Iraq this morning at 7:30 AM. It took 1 1/2 hours to get out of the airport while they “checked” our visas. Lots of security. So gar all is well. Our hotel is the best in Basra but I’d rate it a 4-star by American standards. We began filming today at the [...]

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For 1st Time Women Can Now Drive In Saudi Arabia :-)

January 6, 2014

These new cars especially designed for Muslim women to drive in Saudi Arabia. For those oblivious to the facts: in Saudi Arabia it is illegal for women to go out in public without a man and their face covered with a Burka, and they are forbidden to drive.

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Obamacare Kicks In

January 4, 2014

Obama Admin Tells Supreme Court: Force Catholic Nuns to Obey Birth Control Mandate Obama Care will Cover Your Abortion but not Your New Born Baby Obama Admin Lost 88% of its Battles to Force Companies to Obey the HHS Mandate

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