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Protecting Christ's Identity using the title "Mother of God"

The title Mother of God is not so much for Mary's sake but to protect the identity of Christ. Here's how we defend it.

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Why the Pelican is a symbol of Christ

What does the Pelican symbolize in Christian Art, especially when it tears out chunks of flesh from its breast and feeds it to its young? This article will explain how it is a figure of Christ.

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Understanding Predestination

Predestination doesn't mean we lose our free-will, however, we must be mindful of the false doctrine of double-predestination too.

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How is the Church the Bride of Christ and why is that important?

When Christ presents himself as a bridegroom, he makes two claims: he is God, and he is our redeemer.

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The Mystery of the Blessed Trinity

Christians believe God is one but is made up of three persons. This seemingly contradictory idea is a mystery that Church Fathers and Catholic Theologians explain well.

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Why the Assumption is Important

Some Catholics know what the Assumption is, and even less know why it is important. This article explains a little bit of what the Assumption is and why it is important to us.

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Dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica

We celebrate the dedication of St. Mary Major Basilica on August 5 as a reminder that Jesus is God.

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How Christ's Crucifixion Saves Us

We say Christ died on the cross to save us, but how exactly does it do that? This article explores the five models that explain how the Passion brings us eternal life

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A Primer on Angels

Our belief in angels can be influenced by strange depictions of them by popular media. It goes to show what we know about these spiritual creatures. This article will ferret out what the Church officially teaches, from what is suggested by theologians.

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Effects of Original Sin

The original design of man included three preternatural gifts, and one important supernatural gift. When Adam and Eve separated themselves from God, these gifts were lost. This article discusses what it is we lost and how grace is needed to perfect us ...

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