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Katy Perry’s Influence on Culture

An estimated 118.5 million people watched Katy Perry’s performance at this year’s Super Bowl half-time show– the largest audience in television history.The pop icon’s parents are Pentecostal ministers who tried, and failed, to shield her from secular influences. Perry began her career as a Gospel singer with aspirations to be the next Amy Grant. But she said that when “it didn’t work out, I sold my soul to the Devil”.

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Pope Francis and Our Lady of Fatima

With Pope Francis’ announcement that his pontificate will be consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima on May 13, it is fitting to join the Holy Father in recalling the significance of Fatima, and the importance of repentance if we are to know true peace as a society.

Pope Francis joins his predecessors in acknowledging the importance of Fatima. When the Blessed Mother appeared to three shepherd children almost 100 years ago, it was shortly...