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Jean Vanier, friend of the intellectually disabled and 2019-05-07 23:28:00Paris, France, May 7, 2019 / 09:28 pm (CNA).- Jean Vanier died May 7, at the age of 90. He died at a L’Arche home in Paris, where he had entere

English bishop welcomes climate change report 2019-05-07 13:56:00Salford, England, May 7, 2019 / 11:56 am (CNA).- The English and Welsh bishops' lead on environmental issues welcomed Thursday the publication of an

Hunger for God, feed the poor, Pope Francis 2019-05-07 06:17:00Skopje, North Macedonia, May 7, 2019 / 04:17 am (CNA).- Following the example of St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hunger for Jesus, partake in the Bread

Pope commends North Macedonians for respect among cultures, 2019-05-07 03:54:00Skopje, North Macedonia, May 7, 2019 / 01:54 am (CNA).- Speaking to North Macedonian authorities Tuesday, Pope Francis commended the country for its t

German Church membership will be halved by 2060, 2019-05-06 12:43:00Berlin, Germany, May 6, 2019 / 10:43 am (CNA).- The number of Germans who pay a state-administered “Church tax” to the Catholic Church or

The parish should be 'a home with open 2019-05-06 09:55:00Rakovski, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019 / 07:55 am (CNA).- The parish should be at the center of the community, a place where God’s presence is felt and

Pope Francis says First Communion Mass in Bulgaria 2019-05-06 07:39:00Rakovski, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019 / 05:39 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Monday gave First Communion to 245 boys and girls in Rakovski, Bulgaria, telling them

Pope to Bulgarian Catholics: God uses imperfect people 2019-05-05 12:06:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 10:06 am (CNA).- The Lord works with imperfect situations and imperfect people, so persevere in holiness, Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Catholics and Orthodox are united by 2019-05-05 10:54:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 08:54 am (CNA).- In Bulgaria Sunday, Pope Francis said Catholics and Orthodox are united by the blood of the martyrs an

To invest in the future, invest in young 2019-05-05 07:10:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 05:10 am (CNA).- On the first day of a trip to Bulgaria, Pope Francis encouraged authorities to strengthen and grow the

Pope Francis' Bulgaria trip will have an ecumenical 2019-05-03 14:01:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 3, 2019 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis said Friday that his visit to Bulgaria next week will be a pilgrimage of faith, unity, an

How an Italian basilica was destroyed by fire 2019-05-03 02:43:00Rome, Italy, May 3, 2019 / 12:43 am (CNA).- The partial destruction of Notre Dame basilica in a fire last month elicited mourning from Catholics and n

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Why a former slave could say her life 2019-05-11 08:00:07This Sunday, we understand how hope for the future changes life today.

How dividing up the household duties can help 2019-05-11 06:00:49Both spouses should know what their duties are and when to do them.

Mothering Sunday: The Christian roots of Mother’s Day 2019-05-11 00:00:41Christians of the Renaissance would use the holiday for a trip to their "mother church."

Shroud of Turin exhibit planned for Washington, DC’s 2019-05-11 00:00:38The museum hopes to open a high-tech, innovative exhibition on the object many believe to be the burial cloth of Christ.

Who wrote the four Gospels? 2019-05-11 00:00:23Ancient ideas on "authorship" and "inspiration" might be different from ours.

How to pray “The Crown of Twelve Stars” 2019-05-11 00:00:10Written by St. Joseph Calasanz and inspired by the book of Revelation.

Grieving the miscarriage that happened before I knew 2019-05-11 00:00:06“Chemical pregnancies" are more than just hidden biological realities, and it's okay to mourn the babies we never knew.

How a miraculous vision of Our Lady stopped 2019-05-11 00:00:02The soldiers turned back after seeing the Virgin Mary appear in the sky.

Is Mother’s Day painful for you? Here’s some 2019-05-11 00:00:00As others celebrate, take heart in these comforting words.

To follow his call to the priesthood, this 2019-05-10 11:00:43St. Antoninus of Florence was not only a brilliant theologian but also a father of the poor.

Prayer of St. John Paul II to Our 2019-05-10 08:00:26When visiting the shrine in Zaragoza, the beloved pontiff prayed this prayer.

St. Peter spent three years with Jesus, and 2019-05-10 07:00:53A new translation of the Gospel of Mark bolsters the theory that it is an account of the miracles and teaching of Jesus that Peter witnessed.

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Ever Devotedly in Notre Dame 2019-05-10 09:55:00Given the attention paid to Fr. Theodore Hesburgh these days, interested parties would do well to consult American Priest by Fr. Wilson Miscamble.

Persecution and Constitutional Theocracy 2019-05-10 06:00:00The Interim Report on global persecution , issued at Easter by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, is a landmark achievement. I hope it

Theology Matters 2019-05-09 11:00:00A nineteenth-century German rabbi said that it is far more important for God to describe Man than for Man to describe God. This observation captures t

The Big Tech Threat 2019-05-09 06:00:00This essay was originally delivered as a speech at the Hoover Institution on May 2, 2019. Continue Reading »

The New Family Violence 2019-05-08 10:30:00Family violence can take many forms,” says Madam Justice Marzari of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, including “unreasonable restric

On the Composting of Thee and Me 2019-05-08 06:00:00In Herman Wouk’s novel War and Remembrance , Warren Henry shocks his Bible-reading father, the novel’s hero, by claiming that human being

Fear and the Benedict Option 2019-05-08 06:00:00When people ask me if the Benedict Option is a call to hospitality or to hunker down, I tell them it’s both, at different times. As one friend o

Is Pope Francis a Heretic? 2019-05-07 06:00:00Nineteen theologians and academics recently released a letter to all Catholic bishops throughout the world, accusing Pope Francis of being a heretic a

Jesuits and The Catholic Mind 2019-05-06 06:00:00My first brush with the Society of Jesus was not a positive one. I was in eighth grade, my first year in a Catholic school. One of the parish’s

You Are Old, Father William 2019-05-03 06:00:00Everyone who writes about aging “Boomers”—how “they” have ruined “our” society, and so on, ad nauseum—

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Canadian MPs fight to protect doctors, patients against 2019-05-11 08:00:00Ottawa, Canada, May 11, 2019 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Canadian members of parliament are attempting to pass a law that would protect the conscience rights o

‘God weeps’: Catholic leaders help community cope with 2019-05-11 05:38:00Denver, Colo., May 11, 2019 / 03:38 am (CNA).- When Fr. Gregory Bierbaum heard about the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, just two miles up th

High school founded by former NFL star aims 2019-05-11 02:00:00Minneapolis, Minn., May 11, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- Not everyone who goes to high school will go to college, the founders of a new Minnesota high scho

Alabama senate delays final vote on abortion bill; 2019-05-10 21:00:00Montgomery, Ala., May 10, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- The Alabama Senate has delayed a vote on a bill to outlaw abortion, following a disagreement between

Proposed changes to poverty calculations could strip federal 2019-05-10 20:05:00Washington D.C., May 10, 2019 / 06:05 pm (CNA).- A new proposal from the Trump administration would change the way the national poverty threshold is c

Pro-life rally draws 1,000 after Rep. Brian Sims' 2019-05-10 19:10:00Philadelphia, Pa., May 10, 2019 / 05:10 pm (CNA).- More than 1,000 people gathered May 10 for a public demonstration against recent social media video

Montana governor vetoes Born-Alive Infant Protection Act 2019-05-10 18:07:00Helena, Mont., May 10, 2019 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- A leading national pro-life group has criticized Montana’s governor for vetoing a bill that would

Georgia boycott falls flat after heartbeat bill passes 2019-05-10 17:30:00Atlanta, Ga., May 10, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Following the passage of the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act in Georgia earlier this wee

50 Years of Abortion: Where does Canada go 2019-05-10 14:00:00Ottawa, Canada, May 10, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- On May 14, 2019, abortion will have been legal in Canada for half a century. Since it became legal, ap

Exorcist: Temptation – not possession – is the 2019-05-10 12:54:00Vatican City, May 10, 2019 / 10:54 am (CNA).- Though dramatic representations of demonic possessions, as seen in Hollywood, can make them appear to be

EWTN to launch African news agency 2019-05-10 09:55:00Rome, Italy, May 10, 2019 / 07:55 am (CNA).- EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that it will launch a news service for the African continen

Bishop Olmsted sees 'renewal' in priestly formation, despite 2019-05-10 02:08:00Phoenix, Ariz., May 10, 2019 / 12:08 am (CNA).- Despite the scandals of clerical sexual abuse that the Catholic Church has suffered in past decades, t

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Historical Ignorance Reigns over Notre Dame’s Columbus Ban 2019-05-10 03:10:08The University of Notre Dame asks in its promotional videos “What would you fight for?”  The rhetorical question expresses a proud in

Those Unlikely Saints Among Us 2019-05-10 03:00:18With the death of Jean Vanier at age 90 on May 7 we are again reminded of his blessed vocation to the disabled. It was a visit to a psychiatric hospit

A Crisis of Faith Cannot Be Met by 2019-05-09 06:25:57The unprecedented message of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI regarding the crisis of the clergy contained a surprising illumination that is so incisive it

How the Sexual Toxicity of the 1960s Has 2019-05-09 06:10:19I have been rather astounded and amused at the controversy, indeed outright denial, surrounding Pope Emeritus Benedict’s recent essay which attr

Care for the Common Good Requires Sexual Morality 2019-05-08 05:10:58Catholics who put themselves forward as advocates of social justice seem to behave as if the sexual teachings of the Church did not bear upon the issu

The Time Has Come to Ban Campus Porn 2019-05-08 05:00:41Throughout April, universities across the nation held events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These initiatives are intended to shed light on an in

Time to Scrap Our Current Definition of Privilege 2019-05-07 04:45:40It used to be that a “child of privilege” was someone born into a wealthy, established, and well-connected family. This situation was cons

Is There “Gay Respect” in the Good News? 2019-05-07 04:40:12The openly “gay” pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarksville, Tennessee, Fr. Steven Wolf, has self-published a book titled Gay R

Hijab Jihad 2019-05-06 03:10:20When I read articles about jihad attacks in other countries, I occasionally come across readers’ comments to the effect that the jihadist would

Saving Fallen-Away Catholics with Luke Skywalker’s Help 2019-05-06 03:00:33How ought we to approach our family members and friends who have fallen away from the faith in the hopes of bringing them back? New survey data report