Our Lady of the Cross Parish - Holyoke, MA

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First Positive Conclusions Regarding The Holy See Report For The Convention Against Torture

Vatican City, 23 May 2014 (VIS)

The Committee for the Convention Against Torture (CAT) has released an advance unedited version of its Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of the Holy See. These Observations recognize that the Holy See has made many serious and substantial reforms on its procedures that further advance the principles and objectives of the CAT. The Concluding Observations acknowledge extensively the good faith efforts of the Holy See to comply with and advance the CAT, to institute reforms to prevent sexual abuse, and to compensate and facilitate the care and healing of the victims of sexual abuse.

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In the Know with Father Joe

FAITHteenDear Fr. Joe: What is a mortal sin? If I commit one, do I automatically go to hell?

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Daily Scripture Reading

  • Reading 1 Jer 17:5-10 Thus says the LORD:Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings,who seeks his strength in flesh,whose heart turns away from the...