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Judaism

Judaism is the oldest living religion of the Western world, and historically is the parent of Christianity and Islam, which together count one half the population of the human race.

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Eastern Orthodoxy

In modern parlance, the Orthodox are those Christians who separated from Rome in the eleventh century through the great Eastern Schism, and whose distinctive liturgical feature is the Byzantine rite and doctrinal basis the acceptance of the first seven ecumenical councils, up to the second Council of Nicea in 787.

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Opening trade morally benefits all people

During the past decade, the Catholic Church has emerged as one of the strongest advocates of free trade. But a system that opens up trade opportunities also needs to be ordered by a moral law. There is no such thing as a genuinely free economy unless it is grounded in the reality of objective morality, Fr. Sirico says. The Vatican clearly understands this.

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Saints: Holy Siblings

To approach the veneration of the Saints from a Biblical perspective, Scott Hahn begins with the Book of Hebrews and the "Old Testament Hall of Fame".

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Going to Heaven

Dear Grace, I come from a large Catholic family and some of us attend Mass every week. There are also those who never go, but they are not bad people. They are prayerful, but never attend church. What I want to know is, if they died in the state in which they are living, would they go to heaven even though they never attended church, yet lived as good people?

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