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EWTN’s New Documentary Series Features ‘The Doctors of the Church’

Many Catholics have a desire to learn more about the doctors of the Church, but few have time to dig through mounds of heavy textbooks to satisfy their curiosity – so EWTN Sr. Contributor Matthew Bunson has done the work … Continue reading

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Bravery Under Fire: The Heroic Story Of Irish Army Chaplain Father Willie Doyle

He was so brave during the battles of The First World War that he ran countless times into “no man’s land” to drag fellow soldiers to safety. He was so devout that he would get up and pray throughout the … Continue reading

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Native Americans Murdered for Their Catholic Faith: The Martyrs of La Florida

“Overall, more than 2,000 Apalachees were put to death, and 86 have currently been identified as having been killed out of hatred of the Catholic faith.” –Producer/Writer Michael O’Neill Continue reading

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Moose, Mountains & The Midnight Sun: Shining The Light Of Christ On the Last Frontier

“Alaska is a state where you either love it or hate it – no in between. For those who have chosen to live there, you see God in everything. One Christmas, walking out of the church after Midnight Mass, the whole sky was filled with the aurora. You had a sense that this is what the first Christmas must have been like!” Continue reading

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You Can Help Save Souls and Bring Peace to the World: Here’s How

Have you been looking to do something important with your life? Our Lady of the Rosary at Fatima has a request to make of you! Hear all about it when EWTN’s Jim and Joy interview Katrina Leyden, PhD, President and … Continue reading

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St. John Vianney: The Parish Priest Who Took On The Penance For His Parishioners’ Sins

St. John Vianney loved the penitents who came to his confessional so much that he couldn’t bear to give them the heavy penances required by the French Church – and most of Western Europe – at that time. According to … Continue reading

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‘They Might Be Saints,’ an EWTN Original Docudrama, Premieres This Week on EWTN

Considering the state of the world today, it might surprise you to learn that the Catholic Church in the U.S. is currently considering the canonization causes for as many as 100 people, who have been declared a Servant of God, … Continue reading

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