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Irish priest refuses submission to Vatican's doctrinal propositions 2020-09-17 14:10:00CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 12:10 pm (CNA).- Fr. Tony Flannery, a Redemptorist priest from Ireland who was barred from public ministry by the Congregati

Beatification cause opened for spiritual son of Padre 2020-09-17 09:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 17, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- An Italian archbishop has opened the cause for beatification of a Capuchin friar and spiritual son of S

Archbishop Gänswein ‘better’ and grateful for prayers after 2020-09-17 06:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- Archbishop Georg Gänswein is expected to leave hospital Thursday.  Sources close to the personal

Catholic shrine rector: Mary’s joy is ‘antidote to 2020-09-17 03:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 17, 2020 / 01:00 am (CNA).- Sharing in Mary’s joy is “the greatest antidote to fear and anxiety,” the outgoing rector

Apostolic nuncio to Belarus consecrated a bishop 2020-09-16 15:01:00CNA Staff, Sep 16, 2020 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- The Vatican Secretary of State on Wednesday consecrated as a bishop Ante Jozić, who was appointed apos

Two US Catholic colleges resume Rome study abroad 2020-09-16 14:00:00Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- At a time when many universities in the U.S. are only offering online classes this fall, American student

Catholic priest stabbed to death in Italy known 2020-09-15 11:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 15, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- A 51-year-old priest was found dead from knife wounds Tuesday near his parish in the city of Como, Ital

Catholic archbishop appeals decision to block him at 2020-09-15 09:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2020 / 07:00 am (CNA).- A Catholic archbishop has appealed to the interior ministry of Belarus after border authorities said he was

This feast day celebrates a miraculous image of 2020-09-15 07:45:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 15, 2020 / 05:45 am (CNA).- A basilica in Italy marks the spot of a bloody episode in early Church history -- and is home to a

Spanish bishops call for palliative care instead of 2020-09-15 03:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2020 / 01:00 am (CNA).-   In response to an assisted suicide bill that could soon be passed in Spain, the Spanish bishops&rsq

English bishop urges Catholics to come back to 2020-09-14 15:01:00CNA Staff, Sep 14, 2020 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth wrote Sunday to the people of his diocese encouraging them to return to ch

Belarus renews invitation to Pope Francis amid talks 2020-09-12 08:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 12, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Belarus renewed its invitation to Pope Francis to visit the country Friday during talks with a senior Vatic

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Novena to Padre Pio: Day 8 New! 2020-09-22 00:00:55It is true, of course, that Jesus hides himself very often. The post Novena to Padre Pio: Day 8 appeared first on Aleteia — Catholic Spiritualit

Pope gives youth with autism a few pointers New! 2020-09-22 00:00:23Encourages them to say thank you, and then add a small petition. "Each one of you is beautiful in God’s eyes, and He loves you." The post Pope

How to have the memory of an elephant New! 2020-09-22 00:00:20Easy exercises to get your brain going every day. The post How to have the memory of an elephant appeared first on Aleteia — Catholic Spirituali

These words of wisdom from St. Francis are New! 2020-09-22 00:00:19The truth is freeing, and St. Francis spoke timeless truths that leave us with much to ponder. The post These words of wisdom from St. Francis are sta

Mother Teresa’s simple (really simple!) trick for becoming New! 2020-09-22 00:00:18"Good morning, Jesus" -- say it the second you open your eyes, and see what happens ... The post Mother Teresa’s simple (really simple!) trick

Spanish triathlete shows what true sportsmanship is all New! 2020-09-22 00:00:14Diego Méntrida gave up his place on the podium as it was what his parents taught him to do. The post Spanish triathlete shows what true sportsm

Prayer to bring back those who have wandered New! 2020-09-22 00:00:09Ask God to have mercy on our friends and family members who have wandered away from the faith. The post Prayer to bring back those who have wandered a

Audrey Assad’s new EP takes her music to New! 2020-09-22 00:00:09Assad pushes the bounds of electronic music to achieve a transcendental sound. The post Audrey Assad’s new EP takes her music to the next level

Why our actions are more important than what New! 2020-09-22 00:00:06Jesus wanted us to focus on imitating his example, moving our knowledge of the Bible from our head to heart. The post Why our actions are more importa

A life lived from faith transforms the world 2020-09-21 15:12:37Students at the International Theological Institute in Austria are called on to transform the world they live in, according to alum Dr. Scott Hefelfin

These carpenters show off medieval techniques for building 2020-09-21 13:35:06Artisanal carpenters demonstrate how the cathedral's roof was first put together centuries ago — and how it can be done once again. The post T

San Francisco: is religious worship a “necessary activity”? 2020-09-21 09:59:16While the city opens access to shopping malls and restaurants, the vast majority of religious congregants are denied the right to practice their faith

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Black Lives Matter and the Christian 2020-09-18 06:00:00Our country requires a revival of love of God and neighbor and a new birth of civil rights rooted in the only firm foundation: the natural law and t

We Heard a Fly Buzz 2020-09-18 06:00:00Friends have occasionally charged that I regard Christmas chiefly as an occasion for giving and receiving books as presents. This is monstrously unfai

Spiritual Social Distancing 2020-09-17 10:00:00Many decades ago, the Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wrote, “What we are all more or less lacking at this moment is a new definition of holin

Wanted: Pastors with Courage 2020-09-17 06:00:00Pastors have many reasons to be afraid in these troubled times. Continue Reading »

Joe Biden Is No Moderate 2020-09-16 09:40:00An August poll found that about one-third of registered voters, when asked to categorize Joe Biden on the political spectrum of “very conserva

A Man for Strengthening Others 2020-09-16 06:00:00When the choirs of angels led Father Paul Mankowski, SJ, into the Father’s House on September 3, I hope the seraphic choirmaster chose music app

The Revolution Comes for Oliver Stone 2020-09-15 09:10:00In a recent interview , director Oliver Stone complained about Hollywood: “The Academy changes its mind every five, 10, two months about what i

Why American Pickle Falls Flat 2020-09-14 06:00:00American culture these days has so many fault lines that it’s hard to know which ones will cause a true seismic shift. But last month, two Jewis

September 11, 2020 2020-09-11 13:55:00I put on a dark suit this morning, something somber for this day of remembrance. Instead of walking to work, I take the long escalator down to the E t

Wanted: Solomons 2020-09-11 06:00:00COVID-19 has reignited America’s “science wars.” Many Americans are skeptical about the efficacy of lockdowns and masks and resistan

The Trouble With Christian Leftism 2020-09-10 06:00:00The guides of the proletariat were right. The lessons of recent political and social events prove it.” Continue Reading »

Religious Freedom: Bleached, Blanched, and Rinsed Out 2020-09-09 06:00:00Father Richard John Neuhaus put two Big Ideas into play in American public life. The first was that the pro-life movement (of which Neuhaus was an int

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Catholic judge Barbara Lagoa on the shortlist of 2020-09-21 17:05:00CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 03:05 pm (CNA).-   President Donald Trump’s shortlist of potential nominees to the Supreme Court includes Judge

Vatican’s doctrinal office critiques German theologians’ intercommunion call 2020-09-21 16:00:00Vatican City, Sep 21, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has criticized an appeal by German

Cardinal Zen: Church is losing ‘credibility’ to evangelize 2020-09-21 15:30:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- The former Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, has said that the Church&rsquo

Supreme Court: Full docket of religious liberty cases 2020-09-21 15:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- As the Trump Administration looks to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, the coming judicial session

Judge killed by mafia 30 years ago is 2020-09-21 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Thirty years ago Judge Rosario Livatino was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a co

Proclaim 'universality of salvation', Archbishop Gomez says at 2020-09-21 12:23:00CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 10:23 am (CNA).- The US needs to hear the proclamation of the unity of nations and the universality of salvation, Archbishop

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee by Saturday 2020-09-21 12:00:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he expects to name his nominee for the Supr

Everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes, Pope Francis 2020-09-21 08:00:00Vatican City, Sep 21, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis told children with autism spectrum disorder Monday that everyone is beautiful in God’

Vatican calls for 'peaceful and just resolution' of 2020-09-21 07:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Bel

Bishop Burbidge: The pandemic is our ‘Pentecost moment’ 2020-09-20 18:12:00CNA Staff, Sep 20, 2020 / 04:12 pm (CNA).- In a pastoral letter this past week, Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia said the coronavirus pa

Archbishop Cordileone: San Francisco Mass restrictions ‘mocking God’ 2020-09-20 16:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 20, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- Catholics in San Francisco marched in Eucharistic processions across the city on Sunday to protest the city

Everything is unmerited grace, Pope Francis says 2020-09-20 08:35:00Vatican City, Sep 20, 2020 / 06:35 am (CNA).- God’s grace is not something we deserve, but he gives it to us anyway, Pope Francis said Sunday du

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The Coming Pandemonium 2020-09-16 05:10:18In ten years, when you think back to the year 2020, which name will come to mind? Maybe it will be Donald Trump or Joseph Biden. Maybe it will be Geor

A Tale of Two Religious 2020-09-16 05:00:01On Wednesday, August 26, Sister Diedre Byrne, POSC, a nun who served as a surgeon, a retired army officer, and a missionary, gave a bold speech at the

H. P. Lovecraft Is Cancelled 2020-09-15 05:10:04Amidst the witches’ sabbath that the news has become, a rather pleasant centennial has come and gone—that of the birth of Ray Bradbury. Th

Fatima: The Power of a Name 2020-09-15 05:00:33Marco Pontecorvo’s new film Fatima, a drama based on the apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Portugal in 1917 and the three young seers who experi

Joe Biden Is No JP2 2020-09-14 05:10:41From his first Mass as pope to the last days of his life, John Paul II often repeated what became a primary theme of his pontificate: “Be not af

Will Children Die So That We May Live? 2020-09-14 05:00:34“These are my principles, and if you don’t like them… well, I have others,” said Groucho Marx. In the land down under, many a

Anti-Catholic Bigotry at Texas A&M 2020-09-11 05:10:51Filipe Castro, a professor of maritime anthropology at Texas A&M, earned his fifteen minutes of fame when a number of disturbing posts on his Face

Return of the Homophiles 2020-09-11 05:00:48In a recent article for the Catholic Herald of London, Eve Tushnet argues that the Church has a stark choice. Either she must accept out-and-proud gay

Was Vatican II a Mistake? 2020-09-11 04:30:58

‘The Evil One Is at Work Here’: An 2020-09-10 05:10:51Editor’s note: Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, in partnership with the Benedict XVI Institute, has launched a petition calling

‘Catholics for Biden’ Is a Bad Joke 2020-09-09 05:10:39Catholics for Biden held its national kickoff call on the evening of Thursday, September 3. It was, predictably, an hour-long attempt to make us all f

Anti-Catholic, Anti-American: From Benedict Arnold to Kamala Harris 2020-09-09 05:00:00“Kamala Harris is an anti-Catholic bigot,” wrote former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in an August 15 article for Fox News. Not only

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Watchdog Report 'Jihad of the Womb' Exposes Ongoing 2020-09-16 15:40:34A Christian watchdog group has shined the spotlight on the widespread practice of abduction and trafficking of Coptic Christian women and girls in Egy

Nigeria's Silent Slaughter: Gabbard, Watson and Others Call 2020-09-16 14:04:56"If we are silent about this, we are in some way complicit," former NFL Star Ben Watson said calling attention to the horrific acts against thousand

'This Is Prophetic': As Israel and Arab States 2020-09-16 11:44:19The deal is sealed – at the White House on Tuesday, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with Israel. Presi

Muslim Convert Broadcasting Gospel into Iran Says Country's 2020-09-16 07:23:55During the mid-1980s, a young Hormoz Shariat was earning his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at the University of Southern California. That’s when

Time Is Running Out: Deadline Approaches for US 2020-09-15 11:09:24In the last three years, the US has dramatically slashed the number of refugees allowed into the country. With a looming Oct. 1 deadline to decide on

31st Annual Bible Reading Marathon Kicks Off in 2020-09-12 13:11:58The much anticipated Bible Reading Marathon begins today in Washington DC and will run until September 16.

'Not About to Throw Away Our Freedoms': Lessons 2020-09-10 15:36:28Dave Eubank and his wife Karen have become unique and remarkable modern-day missionaries. From the jungles of Burma to the deserts of Sudan, Iraq and

All Schools in England Required to Teach LGBTQ-Inclusive 2020-09-09 16:40:30Beginning this month, all schools in England are required to teach an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum.

Christian Sentenced to Death in Pakistan for 'Blasphemy' 2020-09-09 15:28:13A Christian man has been sentenced to death in Pakistan for allegedly sending "blasphemous" text messages to his Muslim supervisor. 

'A Rush of Hope': 17,000 People Turn to 2020-09-08 19:51:08More than 1.8 million people tuned into Greg Laurie's new film "A Rush of Hope" over the Labor Day weekend, breaking all attendance records in Harv

Report: Hundreds of Ethiopian Christians Killed in 'Targeted 2020-09-08 15:30:19An Ethiopian Christian leader says it's time to launch an international inquiry after hundreds of Christians were murdered – including pregnant

'LETS BURN A CHURCH!' When LGBT Activists Threaten 2020-09-08 14:50:32A Christian pastor in the United Kingdom was told by the local police that if he offends the LGBT community with a social media comment he could be br

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Remaining in a Church That Hurt(s) Me 2020-09-14 13:26:14It seems to be a fact that you have to suffer as much from the Church as for it… ― Flannery O’Connor, “The Habit of Being: Le

Vatican: It Is Urgent That The Faithful Return 2020-09-12 11:20:02In a new directive from Cardinal Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation For Divine Worship and the Sacraments, published with the approval of Pope Francis

Navy Reverses Suspension of Contract Priests, But Future 2020-09-11 18:24:14On Aug. 20, Vice Adm. Yancy Lindsey, Commander, Navy Installations Command, announced that “religious services will be cut at bases where those

9/11: We Have Forgotten 2020-09-11 15:06:49We have carried the torch. We have rebuilt. And we have done what we said we never would: we have forgotten. Today, on the 19th anniversary of the wor

Taking Catholicism to the Stars 2020-09-10 19:49:26Some of the fondest memories I have from my childhood are of doing math and science projects with my dad. My father is a carpenter by profession and s

Book Review: The Godmother: Madre Pascalina, a Feminine 2020-09-10 13:41:10The Godmother: Madre Pascalina, a Feminine Tour de Force Author: Charles T. Murr Publisher: Enrique J. Aguilar 304 Pages $9.95 Kindle; $24.95 Paperbac

The Conversation with the Former Parishioner 2020-09-09 12:50:31The Conversation with the Former Parishioner Even with all the good will in the world, Catholics who have decided to quit their Novus Ordo parish in o

A War For Meaning: Anxiety, Eschatology, Rebellion, and 2020-09-08 18:49:25As a person naturally prone to pessimism and yet equally geared for the long and stubborn grind of societal combat, I find it necessary to sort out my

Faith and Works in a Science Fictional Universe 2020-09-08 00:05:30Few men have ever hated Christ as much as I have, before turning to love Him. Before I was a Catholic, I was an atheist, and not an atheist who kept h

No More Hero Popes: New Allegations That Benedict 2020-09-05 13:01:33Growing up during the pontificate of John Paul II, it was easy to fall in love with the figure of the pope. His warm, sincere smile, his grandfatherly

The Desert And The Pursuit of Holiness – 2020-09-04 17:23:32Editor’s note: the following is the second part in a series (see part one here) from our friend Hilary White, originally published at her new si

More and More, It Looks Like Tradition is 2020-09-04 14:54:25Image: Pontifical High Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC. Photo by Steve Skojec. Last weekend, I

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Vatican says those who choose euthanasia cannot receive New! 2020-09-22 05:57:21As several countries throughout Europe move toward broadening access to euthanasia, the Vatican released a new document reaffirming its teaching on me

Pompeo visits Catholic-run refugee center, parish in Brazil New! 2020-09-22 05:33:16While in Brazil, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sept. 18 went to see the work of humanitarian church-connected agencies supported by the U.S.

Mass marks beginnings of Washington’s national shrine a New! 2020-09-22 05:08:57The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception inaugurated its jubilee year Sept. 20 during a 100th anniversary Mass to commemorate

Santa Fe archdiocesan justice office urges no honor New! 2020-09-22 04:54:40The Santa Fe Archdiocese's Office of Social Justice and Respect Life called on National Catholic Prayer Breakfast officials to withdraw its plans to

Two Catholic women judges top short list as New! 2020-09-22 04:45:54Two Catholic women judges are on the short list of possible candidates to fill the vacant Supreme Court justice seat after the Sept. 18 death of Justi

Cardinal likens fading Christian presence in Middle East 2020-09-21 14:12:27Lebanese Cardinal Bechara Rai warned that the Christian presence in the Middle East is shrinking and church leaders "are called to face the winds tha

Saying ‘thank you’ to God is a beautiful 2020-09-21 14:06:17Saying "thank you" to God is a beautiful prayer, Pope Francis told a group of children and teenagers with autism.

Papal safeguarding commission meets online and in Rome 2020-09-21 14:01:31Given the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors met online and, for those who could, in Rome for their

Ginsburg’s death puts Roe v. Wade on the 2020-09-21 13:53:58The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg so close to a presidential election and the vacancy it creates on the Supreme Court, coupled with President D

Church becomes sick when not proclaiming Gospel, pope 2020-09-21 13:34:47If the church fails to go out and proclaim the Gospel to those who are lost or forgotten, it risks falling ill to the evil that is committed by its ow

Supreme Court to begin new term as it 2020-09-20 16:54:51The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Oct. 5, will be hearing oral arguments by teleconference, just as it did at the end of the last term, due

Indiana man named Eagle Scout at age 80 2020-09-20 16:15:18An 80-year-old man was finally named Eagle Scout, an honor that he never thought would happen and certainly not in the way it did. Ed Keller thought h

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Infidel — R (L) 2020-09-18 16:16:58Though it claims to be based on true events, the political thriller "Infidel" might as well have a soundtrack of axes being ground.

Catholic Cemeteries aims to help families inter cremated 2020-09-18 15:50:13As cremation grows in popularity, more and more people — including Catholics — are keeping cremated remains in their homes, said Catholic

Knights of Holy Sepulchre give $3.5 million in 2020-09-18 13:55:28As members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem around the world were experiencing their own COVID-19 lockdowns, they contribute

Supreme Court to begin new term as it 2020-09-17 15:04:52The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Oct. 5, will be hearing oral arguments by teleconference, just as it did at the end of the last term, due

Abraham Accords called ‘truly historic milestone’ in Middle 2020-09-17 14:55:40A Catholic congressman who is a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee called the Middle East peace accord signed Sept. 15 at the White

Intended as inclusive, encyclical title will be in 2020-09-17 13:22:32Pope Francis' encyclical on fraternity and social friendship will be released with an Italian title that will not be translated into different langua

Pew sees religious voters’ support for 2020 nominees 2020-09-17 13:09:25Support for Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden from voters who identify as religious appears to adhere to

Creation must be protected, not exploited, pope says 2020-09-17 12:51:32Human beings must change their relationship with nature and view it not as an "object for unscrupulous use and abuse" but as a gift they are charged

Four Puerto Rican dioceses to receive $82 million 2020-09-17 12:42:56With the help of Catholic Extension and two other organizations, four Catholic dioceses in Puerto Rico were selected to receive to $82 million in "ha

Study: Teens’ religious practice less than that of 2020-09-17 11:48:32A Pew Research Center study released in September shows that teens' religious practice is less than that of their parents. The lessened observance cu

Brotherhood of Hope brings joy of Christ and 2020-09-16 17:53:40As University of Minnesota senior Quinn Courteau wrestled with life decisions during the past year, he appreciated the wisdom and guidance of a few &l

Dioceses brace for damage as Hurricane Sally slams 2020-09-16 16:53:18A Catholic archdiocese and two dioceses in three states are assessing damage from what's being referred to as catastrophic flooding caused by Hurrica

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Last Best Chance to Capture Supreme Court New! 2020-09-22 01:48:16Today, the hour of President Trump's triumph may be at hand, and the stark panic on the left testifies to it. Are there Republicans who would really

Core Exercises and the Coming Election 2020-09-21 17:10:59Does our modern body politic, like the human body, have a core? Obviously not. In fact, it seems fair to say that no one, culturally speaking, feels a

Arguing With Lincoln: The Views of M.E. Bradford 2020-09-21 17:00:24If for M.E. Bradford, Abraham Lincoln was a gnostic renegade and heretic beyond the pale, he was for Richard Weaver a political and rhetorical father

American Individualism: Selfish or Selfless? 2020-09-20 17:00:55The Judeo-Christian heritage of America can be felt in her sociocultural being. Our moral laws were drawn with respect to protecting our rights, and o

Antifa: The Stormtroopers of Global Capitalism 2020-09-20 17:00:36In seeking to undermine Donald Trump’s presidency, the Marxists and anarchists of Antifa and other groups are doing the dirty work of the riches

“Gretchen at her Spinning Wheel” 2020-09-20 15:00:15My solace is gone My heart feels dead, It’s gone forever, Forevermore fled. His absence is To me a grave; The world seems lifeless Without his g

Aristotle Contra Mundum: The Woke Come for the 2020-09-19 17:00:49Professor Agnes Callard is admirable in her unwillingness to cancel Aristotle. In light of recent events, she might find his views are not so much pre

Habit and Grace 2020-09-19 17:00:20The “Iliad” shows us human nature under extreme duress. Understanding Agamemnon and the consequences of his actions gives us a complex gau

The Problem With Architectural “Genius” 2020-09-18 17:00:33The pursuit of genius in architecture is what has most contributed to the unstitching of our urban fabric, giving us those buildings in outlandish sha

Why “Gone With the Wind” Will Live Forever 2020-09-18 17:00:02"Gone with the Wind" will endure because it is a true work of art, an unforgettable tale that transcends the pettiness of contemporary politics. Aut

Robert Nisbet’s Ten Conditions of Revolution 2020-09-17 17:00:46Given the present moment in this era of confusion in American history, one wonders whether the events of 2020 count as revolutionary. Robert Nisbet&rs

Calvin Coolidge and the Rise of Modern Conservatism 2020-09-17 17:00:15Whatever respite or solace Calvin Coolidge may temporarily have conferred upon the nation, Americans during the 1920s could not keep the world from tu

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Our Salvation is Totally Unmerited 2020-09-18 06:58:17It happens often, especially to impress someone that kids brag about their parents or older siblings. “My dad is a lawyer; mine is a doctor

Forgiving Others and Growth in Holiness 2020-09-17 05:00:00One of the seven petitions of the Our Father is “and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us,” a petition t

Mary’s Canticle Brings Peace 2020-09-16 05:00:00On Tuesday 8 September 2020 we celebrated the Nativity of Mary. In this feast day the Holy Spirit, the Giver of life, gave me the grace to understand,

Using Petros 2020-09-15 05:00:00About a month ago, I was called a “Francis-Deacon” by a website for the absurdity of saying we should care enough about others to wear a m

Let Catholic Voters Beware 2020-09-13 06:50:31The article is titled  Trump or Biden? What’s a Catholic voter to do? and the author is Thomas Reese, an accomplished Jesuit priest. D

Our Willingness to Forgive 2020-09-11 16:00:16Matthew 18:35 “So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives your brother from your heart.” This Gospel passage, which

There Is Something You Can Do 2020-09-11 06:51:02Once there was an elderly woman named Mrs. Gunderson who lived in a big house near the edge of town. The house was run down, because she was too

Turn to Your Mother 2020-09-10 05:00:00Over the past few decades, the Blessed Mother has played a huge role in my life. She is calling me, as she is calling you, to holiness. I be

Miracle in “Hell” 2020-09-09 05:00:00The 81st Anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War has just been celebrated in distant Europe. Nevertheless, a real hell on earth start

The Most Important Decision We’ll Ever Make 2020-09-08 05:00:00An old Chinese legend says that one day an emperor summoned young people from all across the kingdom to the capital city. When they gathered at t

Consecrating Ourselves to Mary 2020-09-07 17:00:49Many bishops around the world, during the prevalent coronavirus pandemic, have consecrated their countries to the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God and O

The Validity of Baptism 2020-09-05 17:00:12Was your baptism valid? The question is not an idle one, as Father Matthew Hood, a young priest in the Archdiocese of Detroit, will attest. After read

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Pandemic Follies – and the Constitution New! 2020-09-22 00:02:09Hadley Arkes: We naturally recoil from many COVID-19 restrictions, because we know we have presumptive rights nowhere mentioned in the Constitution.

Notre Dame update: medieval meets modern New! 2020-09-22 00:01:57With precision and boundless energy, a team of carpenters use medieval techniques to raise up — by hand — a...

St. Thomas Aquinas on natural law New! 2020-09-22 00:01:25The strength of Aquinas’s legal philosophy lies in the theory of the contents of law and particularly of natural law....

Notorious RGB and the cool factor New! 2020-09-22 00:01:25By her own standards, that is, to be your own person and to be independent, it is astounding how lockstep...

2 Catholic women on Supreme Court short list New! 2020-09-22 00:01:05Two Catholic women are on the short list of possible candidates to fill the vacant Supreme Court justice seat after...

Lying for Justice? 2020-09-21 00:02:50Robert Royal: If you’re going to blame Columbus and Christendom for what’s wrong, will you give them credit for the many things that have

Who are Amy Barrett’s People of Praise? 2020-09-21 00:01:47Barrett, a Catholic, was appointed a federal judge in 2017. During and after her confirmation process, questions were raised about...

Bracing for bitter Supreme Court confirmation fight 2020-09-21 00:01:42The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has raised the stakes of the 2020 presidential election even higher...

Pope to Mafia: Stop exploiting Mary 2020-09-21 00:01:29Mobsters who sport Catholic symbols aren’t actually good fellas, according to the pope. A new Vatican group backed by Pope...

China Is Already Breaking Vatican Deal 2020-09-21 00:01:12The world is awakening to the repression, mendacity, and dangers of the Chinese Communist Party, yet the Vatican is getting...

Waiting for the “Spring” 2020-09-18 00:02:40Stephen P. White: As a metaphor for the state of our world, this pandemic is almost too obvious. The Church – the world – seems to be hold

Bite your tongue! 2020-09-18 00:01:47Some of the most common sins we commit are related to speech:gossip, idle chatter, lies, exaggerations, harsh attacks, and uncharitable...

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Amy Barrett and the relationship between religion and New! 2020-09-21 21:15:31During Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing for Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, held on September 6, 2017, Senator Chuck Grassley posed th

Vatican’s doctrinal office critiques German theologians’ intercommunion call 2020-09-21 16:00:00Vatican City, Sep 21, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has criticized an appeal by German

Cardinal Zen: Church is losing ‘credibility’ to evangelize 2020-09-21 15:30:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 01:30 pm (CNA).- The former Bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, has warned that the Church&rsq

Supreme Court: Full docket of religious liberty cases 2020-09-21 15:00:00CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- As the Trump Administration looks to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, the coming judicial session

On the good news given us by St. 2020-09-21 14:36:43Editor’s note: The following homily was on September 21, 2020, the feast of St. Matthew, at the Church of the Holy Innocents, New York City. Tod

Judge killed by mafia 30 years ago is 2020-09-21 14:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Thirty years ago Judge Rosario Livatino was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a co

Proclaim ‘universality of salvation’, Archbishop Gomez says at 2020-09-21 12:23:00CNA Staff, Sep 21, 2020 / 10:23 am (CNA).- The US needs to hear the proclamation of the unity of nations and the universality of salvation, Archbishop

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee by Saturday 2020-09-21 12:00:00Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he expects to name his nominee for the Supr

Everyone is beautiful in God’s eyes, Pope Francis 2020-09-21 08:00:00Vatican City, Sep 21, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Pope Francis told children with autism spectrum disorder Monday that everyone is beautiful in God’

Vatican calls for ‘peaceful and just resolution’ of 2020-09-21 07:00:00Rome Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Bel

Accessible and imperfect, American Catholics is discomforting to 2020-09-20 23:20:26Readers of this journal are no doubt aware of the recent traditionalist attacks on the theological orthodoxy of the Second Vatican Council. This theol

Notorious RBG and the Cool Factor 2020-09-20 20:13:33The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has filled our social media feeds with images of the iconic Supreme Court Justice. Scrolling through her photos was a

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Global biotech company ends use of aborted fetal 2020-09-18 00:00:00WASHINGTON -- Catholic pro-life leaders say they are seeing some progress in the development of vaccines with the use of ethical animal cell lines ins

Knights of Holy Sepulchre give $3.5 million in 2020-09-18 00:00:00VATICAN CITY -- As members of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem around the world were experiencing their own 

Supreme Court to begin new term as it 2020-09-18 00:00:00WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Oct. 5, will be hearing oral arguments by teleconference, just as it di

House passage of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act called 2020-09-18 00:00:00WASHINGTON -- The National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd said House passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness 

A Different Kind of Political Engagement 2020-09-18 00:00:00Election Day is November 3. In Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, faithfulcitizenship.org, we and our brother U.S. bishops noted, “Un

Social distancing central to cloistered nuns' sacrifice for 2020-09-17 00:00:00PITTSBURGH — When it comes to social distancing, cloistered religious communities are way ahead of everyone.

Mass for Disability Awareness Sept. 27 2020-09-16 00:00:00The annual diocesan Mass for Disability Awareness will be at Holy Spirit Church, 5121 Woodland Way, Annandale, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. 

Socially distanced saints at Marymount 2020-09-16 00:00:00This fall, Marymount is offering four distinct modes of instruction: face-to-face delivery with more space between students and an increased number of

Holy Family Church in Dale City marks 50 2020-09-16 00:00:00Even before Holy Family Church in Dale City had a name or a building of its own, the parish’s focus was on “serving people and helping peo

Online platform forms friendships across generations 2020-09-16 00:00:00Nicole Cremente, a senior marketing major, and Daniel Formella, a sophomore history major, both students at The Catholic University of America in Wash

Record-setting student body returns to Christendom 2020-09-16 00:00:00Christendom College in Front Royal welcomed a record-setting student body to campus last month with an opening Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael F. Bu

Christian persecution at all-time high, say experts at 2020-09-16 00:00:00There is more Christian persecution taking place worldwide than at any other time in modern history, says former Congressman Frank Wolf. 

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Ben Sasse Slams Disgusting Attacks on Amy Barrett’s 2020-09-21 17:50:51Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse condemned “anti-Catholic bigotry” against Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a potential Supreme Court nominee, i

“The View” Host Sara Haines: Americans Should be 2020-09-21 16:48:02On The View today, the hosts argued over President Trump moving to fill Justice Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court and took issue with Judge A

Feminists Slam Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Say She 2020-09-21 16:20:54In 1973, an all-male U.S. Supreme Court forced states to legalize abortion on demand through Roe v. Wade. Now, nearly 50 years and 62 million abo

Planned Parenthood Raising Millions to Fight Trump’s Nominee: 2020-09-21 15:36:02The abortion industry is panicking after one of its most beloved icons, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, died Friday, leaving an o

Potential Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett: “I 2020-09-21 14:56:59If there is any one potential Supreme Court nominee President Donald Trump could pick that would excite conservatives, Amy Coney Barrett tops the list

Senator Thom Tillis Says He Will Support President 2020-09-21 14:33:38Republican North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis said Saturday that he would support whomever President Donald Trump nominates to the Supreme Court. Tillis&

Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies 2020-09-18 19:44:10The Supreme Court says pro-abortion Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. Her death will undoubtedly set off

Mother of Premature Baby Born 70 Years Ago 2020-09-18 19:09:09A woman who gave birth to a premature baby 70 years ago has knitted 70 hats for premature babies in the Forth-Valley neo-natal unit as part of a heart

When My Daughter Was Born With Health Issues, 2020-09-18 19:00:06Life happens. Unexpected things occur, circumstances continuously change. Our children grow, we age, we lose people we love, we leave places where we

Voting is Underway in North Carolina, Pro-Life People 2020-09-18 18:56:55Election 2020 is already underway! With expanded early voting and mail-in ballot options in many states due to the Covid-19 pandemic, for many Am

Abortion is an 11% Advantage for Trump Over 2020-09-18 18:48:10Don’t be fooled. Here’s an accurate assessment of the contest for President: “The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll

Biden Campaign Downplays Abortion, Killing 62 Million Babies 2020-09-18 18:35:07Joe Biden’s campaign is desperately trying to reel in Christian voters because it knows the majority of Americans are pro-life and most will not

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