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Pope Francis

Mother of the Church

Everyone has a mother. Yes, the mother who gave them birth in the physical order of life. But Christian believers have another mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, in the spiritual order of grace. Jesus willed to give Mary as a mother to the…

Pope Francis and my adopted daughter

When I recently put the final touch on a children’s book manuscript, I wrote to my mother in Florida: “Would you mind reading something I’ve just written?” I hadn’t done that in a long time. Mom is an evangelical Protestant, and that’s the…