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Dear catholic.com visitors: This website from Catholic Answers, with all its many resources, is the world's largest source of explanations for Catholic beliefs and practices. A fully independent, lay-run, 501(c)(3) ministry that receives no funding from the institutional Church, we rely entirely on the generosity of everyday people like you to keep this website going with trustworthy , fresh, and relevant content. If everyone visiting this month gave just $1, catholic.com would be fully funded for an entire year. Do you find catholic.com helpful? Please make a gift today. Thank you. Wishing you a blessed Lenten season.

Joe Worthing

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Joe Worthing is Executive Director of Project Moses, a non-profit educational organization working to re-establish respect for the Ten Commandments. He is also founder and president of the board of New Evangelization, Inc. Joe spent several years working as a program host and director of development for KVSS Catholic radio in Omaha, Nebraska. He and his wife Christine live in Omaha with their five children.

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