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The tennis champion's daughter Olympia turns one in September.
Don't expect Instagram pictures of a magical flower fairy-themed birthday party à la Blue Ivy, or a Unicorn of dreams celebration like North West's for Serena Williams' daughter Olympia next month.The tennis champion has revealed that she and husband Alexis Ohanian won't be celebrating Olympia's ...
 
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Who will you turn to when your burden gets too heavy? Who will give you that supernatural push that will help you transcend the pain of mortal life?
“Let me tell you, Si-si, I don’t believe in God!” said a Truly Sad Lady, who had just caught her fiance sidling up to a younger, thinner, and richer version of herself. “How could I trust someone who watches your life fall ...
 
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He says he hopes this marks a "new change in history."
This year not only marks Coldstream Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall’s first Trooping the Colour, but also the very first time a member of the guards has marched in a turban at the event that marks the Queen’s official birthday."I hope that more people like ...
 
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The magnificent collection of the P.J. Lhuillier Museum is a line to heaven and a window to the soul.
Philippe Lhuillier, Philippine Ambassador to Spain, stands before a painting of the hermit Benedict, later Saint Benedict of Nursia, preaching to a group of monks at the start of western monasticism.“What is this guy thinking?” he asks thoughtfully, gazing at a scene ...
 
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Art history majors, rejoice.
This year's Met Gala theme was "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," and these celebrities clearly did their research. Ahead, see all the religious iconography that celebs used as inspiration for their big night.From: ELLE USThis story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com. * Minor ...
 
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Pope Francis shows his compassion when he gives the boy his answer.
At a gathering for a children’s question-and-answer session last April 15, at St. Paul of the Cross in Corviale, Italy, Pope Francis received a question that can be tough to discuss with a child: a loved one's death. And, in this case, ...
 
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Work need not be a hindrance to prayer, but one that enables it.
It can be challenging to stay spiritually strong in today's fast-paced society, especially with our constant need to be connected through technology as well as our “culture of waste” and “culture of the moment” as noted by Pope Francis himself. There are, ...
 
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What is it truly like to undergo extreme meditation?
"I'm going to a silent retreat," I tell my friends, looking for some kind of commiseration—but they respond unsurprised as if expecting this self-intervention was bound to happen someday. When I tell them it’s a 10-day thing, they become a bit more sympathetic. ...
 
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From an incorruptible tongue to a severed hand, these are the world's most mind-blowing religious relics.
There's a certain fascination about the idea of religious relics. Just last year, the Vatican updated its guidelines to prevent the abuse of religious artifacts. The rule, titled “Relics of the Church: Authenticity and Conservation,” highlights protocol when dealing with relics of ...
 
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Here's how Pope Francis would advise you on your everyday problems.
Pope Francis is many things to the Catholic Church; he is, at all times, a leader, a teacher, a father, a friend, a revolutionary, and a scholar. Above all else, however, the Pope is a philosopher, studying the Bible and his lifetime ...
 
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Religious traditions to experience in Manila, Cebu, Ilocos, and more.
Holy Week is the most solemn period of the Lenten Season, as it commemorates the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ.The Philippines is packed with traditions revolving around this period.Wherever you are in the country, you can find pilgrimage destinations and processions ...
 
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Your choice of retreat from the city to out of town.
Aside from being an opportunity to take a quick break from daily life, Holy Week is a time to pray, reflect, and meditate. If you’re thinking of going on a retreat this year, the last week of March is the perfect time ...
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