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The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #130

November 9, 2018 No Comments

Got a question about the Catholic Church, or need assistance on your journey? Consider becoming a member, or feel free to contact us for more information.  The Coming Home Network exists to help converts, reverts, those on the journey, and those who are just curious – we’d love to hear from you!

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This week’s episode of The Journey Home featured a return visit from Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein, who shared her journey to the Church, and also some thoughts on the abuse scandals from her perspective as an abuse survivor.

In his most recent article on responding to atheists, Ken Hensley looked at the implications of an atheist materialist worldview on personality and free will.

In our latest written conversion story, Church of Christ pastor’s kid Jim Barnett shared his journey to the Catholic Church.

And in a new Insights video short, Alexandra Kogan reflected on what it’s like when loved ones don’t understand — or are hostile toward — your decision to become Catholic.

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Meanwhile, around the web…

CONVERTS AND CONVERSION

Reformed Christian apologist Luis Dizon shared why he’s decided to enter the Catholic Church.

Stephanie Mann shared Bl. John Henry Newman’s advice to new — and prospective — Catholics.

Elena Therese-Rose told the story of her journey from Evangelical Protestantism to Traditional Catholicism.

And Lindsay Rudegeiar looked at the Lourdes miracle that brought a Nobel Prize winning doctor to faith.

ECUMENICAL/INTERFAITH NEWS

At the National Catholic Register, Victor Gaetan took a deeper look at the Orthodox rift over Ukraine.

Crux told the story of how an archival discovery at Catholic University has led to a Kristallnacht remembrance.

And Plough magazine shared a Muslim’s reflections on two famous Christian paintings.

APOLOGETICS PICKS OF THE WEEK

Dave Armstrong explored the Biblical basis for the priesthood.

And Fr. Dwight Longenecker explained why the Rosary is not mere “vain repetition.”

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A member on the journey facing resistance from her family, a convert praying that her son and husband will be open to the Church, and all our members continuing to make their way through the RCIA process – these are just a few examples of the people we are praying for and working with this month at The Coming Home Network International. Please help us continue to support those on the journey by visiting chnetwork.org/donate today!

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“Through the sacrament of baptism you have become a temple of the Holy Spirit. Do not drive away so great a guest by evil conduct and become again a slave to the devil, for your liberty was bought by the blood of Christ.”

Pope St. Leo the Great

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