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Vatican: German synod plans ‘not ecclesiologically valid’ 2019-09-12 15:18:00Vatican City, Sep 12, 2019 / 01:18 pm (CNA).- In a letter sent to German bishops last week, the Vatican has said that plans for a binding Church synod

EU official: Release of Asia Bibi shows promise 2019-09-12 02:02:00Budapest, Hungary, Sep 12, 2019 / 12:02 am (CNA).- A European Union official who played a role in working for the release of Pakistani death row inmat

Dutch doctor cleared in case of euthanasia without 2019-09-11 18:29:00The Hague, The Netherlands, Sep 11, 2019 / 04:29 pm (CNA).- A Netherlands court acquitted a doctor involved in a controversial euthanasia case who had

Bishop warns of the 'desolate panorama' of Spain's 2019-09-10 17:26:00San Sebastian, Spain, Sep 10, 2019 / 03:26 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of San Sebastián wrote Sunday of the problems facing Spain as its birthrate is

German bishops rejected plan for Francis-style ‘Priority of 2019-09-10 15:40:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 10, 2019 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- The German bishops have rejected an alternative proposal for a synodal process centered on the &ldquo

‘Disgraceful injustice’: Thousands protest law to force abortion 2019-09-09 14:35:00Belfast, Northern Ireland, Sep 9, 2019 / 12:35 pm (CNA).- Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast on Saturday to protest against th

Analysis: Who are the Central Committee of German 2019-09-06 10:00:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 6, 2019 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Following the news that the Church in Germany will proceed to form a new Synodal Assembly as part of a

Miraculous healing at Knock Shrine confirmed by Irish 2019-09-05 18:24:00Tuam, Ireland, Sep 5, 2019 / 04:24 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Church in Ireland has for the first time recognized a miracle attached to the Knock Shrine,

German bishops to green light binding 'Synodal Assembly' 2019-09-05 14:02:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 5, 2019 / 12:02 pm (CNA).- The German bishops are pressing forward with a controversial synodal program, creating a new Synodal A

From inspiration to adoption: A story of working 2019-09-05 13:24:00Rome, Italy, Sep 5, 2019 / 11:24 am (CNA).- More than 20 years ago, Ann Pollak traveled to Calcutta, hoping to volunteer alongside Mother Teresa. The

Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrate founder’s 2019-08-28 19:07:00Barcelona, Spain, Aug 28, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- Nearly 2,000 Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrated the August 26 feast day of their fou

Language learning app takes Latin from ‘dead’ to 2019-08-28 14:07:00Rome, Italy, Aug 28, 2019 / 12:07 pm (CNA).- Duolingo, the popular free language learning website and app, has launched a Latin course to help its use

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This prayer is meant to be prayed in 2019-09-14 08:00:38"Look down upon me, good and gentle Jesus, while before Thy face I humbly kneel."

Prince Charles plans to attend Cardinal Newman’s canonization 2019-09-14 07:20:42Cardinal Nichols welcomes Charles' presence, calling him a "lifelong champion of the spiritual in everyday life."

These Dominican sisters are making their own electricity 2019-09-14 06:00:15They're rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty showing us how to embrace, respect, and harness nature.

Calm your anxious mind with these Bible verses 2019-09-14 00:00:53God wants to ease your soul and reassure you that he is at your side.

When an emperor tried to carry Jesus’ cross 2019-09-14 00:00:34Emperor Heraclius was trying to return the true cross to Jerusalem, but an angel told him he had to do this first.

How to respond to comments about your growing 2019-09-14 00:00:21What you say can emphasize what’s so often forgotten ...

Why Pope Benedict XVI was known as the 2019-09-14 00:00:14Before Pope Francis, the media praised Benedict for his ground-breaking stance on protecting the environment.

Chef José Andrés and other celebrities aid victims 2019-09-14 00:00:04José Andrés' NGO World Central Kitchen has served more than 100,000 meals to victims; Lenny Kravitz is a supporter.

The little-known ruins under the Basilica of San 2019-09-14 00:00:01Thousands of years of history lie beneath Rome's buildings, and the churches are no different.

Crown of Thorns makes second appearance since Notre 2019-09-13 13:03:22The Crown and other relics saved from Notre Dame are being housed in the Louvre.

8 Prayers from John Chrysostom that get right 2019-09-13 08:00:17These short prayers are known as "arrow" prayers: little reminders during the day that we are always in the presence of the Father.

Premier admits Victoria’s mandatory reporting law for confessors 2019-09-13 07:11:58Archbishop laments that lawmakers don't realize the sacrament is anonymous, and are missing a chance to do something that will actually protect child

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The Bleak World of Téa Obreht 2019-09-13 06:00:00Eight years and half a planet separate Téa Obreht’s second novel from her first. The eight years is the time between Obreht’s debut

Penguin Dysphoria 2019-09-12 09:40:00At a young age I knew more about Viking rune stones and fifteenth-century Venetian commerce than is common among relatively well balanced late adolesc

Australian Justice in the Dock 2019-09-11 06:00:00Consider this sequence of events, familiar to some but evidently not to others: Continue Reading »

Renewing the Transatlantic Alliance 2019-09-10 09:30:00In June, German politician Norbert Röttgen offered a sober assessment of the frayed relations between the European establishment and the Trump

Playing Church 2019-09-10 06:00:00An Associated Press feel-good story surfaced recently concerning the festive send-off and theatrical suicide of a 75-year-old Seattle man named Robe

Concerning Bullshit 2019-09-10 06:00:00Princeton University, as its graduates will gladly tell you, is the real treasure of the Ivy League. And for good reason: Past and present faculty ran

The Breath of God 2019-09-09 09:25:00What do a genocidal African ex-warlord, an ambitious and fecund Buddhist man with sixteen children, and a middle-aged English professor-turned-suicide

French and Ahmari Enter the Ring 2019-09-07 13:25:00For much of their debate , hosted on Thursday at Catholic University of America, David French and Sohrab Ahmari were&nb

Heaven Is Above Me 2019-09-06 06:00:00Every year I am surprised by which books turn out to be (for me) among the most memorable of the year. The Heart’s Necessities: Life in Poetry

Tullian Tchividjian’s Upside Down Christianity 2019-09-05 06:00:00Four years after a sex scandal prompted him to depart from Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Tullian Tchividjian, grandson to Billy Graham, has again

Sarah Ruden's Mistakes 2019-08-22 06:00:00I fumed and fumed.” Continue Reading »

Getting Beyond Darwin 2019-08-21 09:20:00Bishop Robert Barron and others working hard to evangelize the “Nones”—young adults without religious conviction—tell us that

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Pope Francis to visit Thailand and Japan in 2019-09-13 05:40:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 03:40 am (CNA).- The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November with stops

Academics object to pro-choice federal appointment in Argentina 2019-09-13 02:00:00Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sep 13, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- The deans of five Argentine law schools have protested the appointment of a supporter of lega

Catholic leaders appeal for help after Jesuit school 2019-09-12 21:01:00Ranchi, India, Sep 12, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA).- Catholics in the Archdiocese of Ranchi have appealed for help after a local Jesuit mission was brutally

ND judge nixes law requiring doctors to inform 2019-09-12 20:01:00Bismarck, N.D., Sep 12, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- After a North Dakota judge nixed part of a new law requiring doctors to inform their patients about ab

Florida parents who refused chemo for child denied 2019-09-12 19:20:00Tampa, Florida, Sep 12, 2019 / 05:20 pm (CNA).- A judge in Florida has denied a couple custody of their four-year-old son, who has leukemia, because t

Ahead of fiscal deadline, senators use budget process 2019-09-12 19:01:00Washington D.C., Sep 12, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- US Senate Democrats sought to repeal the Mexico City Policy this week in an appropriations bill, rais

Minnesota House committee hears testimony on assisted suicide 2019-09-12 18:01:00St. Paul, Minn., Sep 12, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- More than 200 people attended an informational hearing of a Minnesota House committee Wednesday that

Priests 'cannot comply' with laws that break seal 2019-09-12 17:00:00Hobart, Australia, Sep 12, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The leader of Tasmania’s Catholic Church said priests in his archdiocese will not comply with

Pope Francis urges new bishops to draw close 2019-09-12 16:01:00Vatican City, Sep 12, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- As Pope Francis met Thursday with bishops ordained in the past year, he urged them to make time for an i

Vatican: German synod plans ‘not ecclesiologically valid’ 2019-09-12 15:18:00Vatican City, Sep 12, 2019 / 01:18 pm (CNA).- In a letter sent to German bishops last week, the Vatican has said that plans for a binding Church synod

New Australian law requires priests to break confessional 2019-09-12 14:37:00Melbourne, Australia, Sep 12, 2019 / 12:37 pm (CNA).- A law passed in the Australian state of Victoria on Tuesday would require priests to violate the

Pope Francis announces ‘global village’ alliance for education, 2019-09-12 11:25:00Vatican City, Sep 12, 2019 / 09:25 am (CNA).- Pope Francis announced Thursday his newest initiative to form an international and interreligious allian

Crisis Magazine

Pontifical Chic 2019-09-13 03:10:49In 2013, Pope Francis sonorously and rightly enjoined the bishops of the world: “Avoid the scandal of being ‘airport bishops’!&rdquo

The Uncivil Civility of David French 2019-09-13 03:00:40Debates are about making points, yes, but they’re also about comportment. The exchange between Sohrab Ahmari and David French, which took place

In the Image of Slob 2019-09-12 03:10:17Several years before his death last spring, the Hungarian-American historian John Lukacs remarked to me, in reference to 21st-century America, that &l

A Judicial Victory Over Radical Secularism 2019-09-12 03:00:18In early August, the Freedom from Religion Foundation—secularist bullies who go around the country seeking especially to pressure local governme

Infandum: 18 Years On 2019-09-11 03:10:53Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in the November 2001 print edition of Crisis. In 1789 George Washington prayed in St. Paul&rsquo

The Religious Left Just Doesn’t Get It: Socialism 2019-09-11 03:00:27“If someone calls it socialism,” said Rev. William Barber at the August meeting of the Democratic National Committee, “then we must

We Are All Ahmarists Now, Part II 2019-09-10 03:10:40[This is part two of Michael Warren Davis’s two-part reflection on the Ahmari-French debate on the future of Christian conservatism. Read the fi

Who is My Enemy? 2019-09-10 03:00:55We are trying to live the faith in a bad time. The engines of the mass phenomena are all ranged against us: schools and colleges, television, newspape <