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Although many portray Martin Luther King Jr. as an exemplary religious leader, the reality is quite the opposite. Continue reading “Why Martin Luther King is not an example for Catholics”
Pope St. Pius X one day called a bunch of bad priests into his office. He offered them each a cigar. They refused saying they so not partake in such vices. He replied that since these priests partook of every vice there was, smoking must not be one!
See also our other article on Pope Benedict XIV, Pope Benedict XIV and Snuff.
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This expression comes back from a letter of St. Ambrose in 387 A.D. addressed to St. Augustine. Continue reading “Where the saying “In Rome do as the Romans do” comes from”