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Vatican ambassador under investigation for sexual assault 2019-02-15 11:26:00Paris, France, Feb 15, 2019 / 10:26 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Luigi Ventura, apostolic nuncio to France since 2009 and a long-time Vatican diplomat

Eucharist desecrated, statues smashed in series of French 2019-02-15 03:30:00Paris, France, Feb 15, 2019 / 02:30 am (EWTN News/CNA).- At least 10 incidents of vandalism and desecration of Catholic churches have been reported

UK doctors perform prenatal surgery on child with 2019-02-14 06:34:00London, England, Feb 14, 2019 / 05:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Doctors in the United Kingdom performed surgery Jan. 8 on an unborn baby, before success

As population plummets, Hungary to end income tax 2019-02-12 06:22:00Budapest, Hungary, Feb 12, 2019 / 05:22 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In an effort to encourage Hungarians to have more babies, the prime minister of the coun

Cardinal Kasper says Mueller's manifesto spreads 'confusion and 2019-02-10 04:32:00Munich, Germany, Feb 10, 2019 / 03:32 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Cardinal Walter Kasper has released a criticism of Cardinal Gerhard Müller's "Ma

Treat inmates with compassion, Pope Francis urges prison 2019-02-07 12:24:00Rome, Italy, Feb 7, 2019 / 11:24 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Often spaces of suffering, prisons should be places of hope and the possibility of redemption

Why some Scottish hospitals don't tell parents their 2019-02-05 07:01:00Edinburgh, Scotland, Feb 5, 2019 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Some hospitals in Scotland have stopped telling expectant parents the sex of their un

Seek Christ and his humble love, Pope Francis 2019-02-05 06:38:00Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb 5, 2019 / 05:38 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Preaching on the Beatitudes during his visit to the United Arab Emirates

Justice and peace are inseparable, Pope Francis says 2019-02-04 13:35:00Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb 4, 2019 / 12:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In an interreligious meeting in Abu Dhabi Monday, Pope Francis said that

CRS steps up as millions in Ethiopia displaced 2019-02-04 09:11:00Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb 4, 2019 / 08:11 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- With millions of Ethiopians forced out of their homes, Catholic Relief Services

Pope Francis signs peace declaration on 'Human Fraternity' 2019-02-04 08:08:00Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb 4, 2019 / 07:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics, Muslims and all who believe in God must work together to build

Evangelizing Arabia: Parish life in Abu Dhabi 2019-02-04 02:14:00Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Feb 4, 2019 / 01:14 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis will visit St. Joseph's Cathedral in Abu Dha

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Doctors urged abortion, but 6 years later, the New! 2019-02-21 16:35:35Life will always find a way to flourish.

Pope’s opening words at summit on abuse underway New! 2019-02-21 15:12:14I ask the Holy Spirit to sustain us throughout these days, and to help us to turn this evil into an opportunity for awareness and purification

Grandma Foodie: This catering company hires retired people New! 2019-02-21 14:46:04This Parisian start-up allows retired people to put their culinary skills to work for profit

This Sunday’s Mass has the secret to successful New! 2019-02-21 08:00:43From Dale Carnegie to Mother Teresa, some top-notch influencers have lived this recipe.

Cardinal Newman could be declared a Doctor of 2019-02-21 07:00:51Soon-to-be saint had ideas that were ahead of his time.

Cancer took her hair but made her a 2019-02-21 06:00:08“Nothing makes you more beautiful than being courageous and sure of yourself," says Carmela Bustelo.

What would you do if they told you 2019-02-21 00:00:28One man's story of faith in the midst of suffering

Why fasting was previously forbidden on Thursdays in 2019-02-21 00:00:27In the early Church every Thursday was a mandatory day of feasting, not fasting.

St. Peter Damian’s weapon against the devil 2019-02-21 00:00:19When the devil sees this, he always slinks back to where he came from.

The high school graduate who built a school 2019-02-21 00:00:12Rannah Evetts just answered the call and got on the plane -- the rest was grace upon grace! 

Nervous or struggling? Pray a mystery of the 2019-02-21 00:00:12This prayer has worked wonders in my life ...

Elderly Florida woman refuses to take down painting 2019-02-21 00:00:12Her response to their demands: "They'll have to kill me first."

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Revolution, 30 Years On 2019-02-15 10:10:00It was like a graduation party. So says the historian Philipp Ther, who joined the protests in Prague’s Wenceslas Square during those momentous

Evangelical Ruskin 2019-02-15 06:00:002019 is the centennial year of John Ruskin’s birth, and he is suddenly all the rage. London’s Two Temple Place is hosting “ John Rus

Evangelical Apocalypse 2019-02-14 06:00:00It was only a matter of time before journalists dove into an evangelical institution to find skeletons of sexual abuse in locked file cabinets. In the

Sex Abuse Among Southern Baptists 2019-02-13 10:55:00 Continue Reading »

The Ever-Present Totalitarian Temptation 2019-02-13 06:00:00First circulated underground in communist Czechoslovakia in October 1978, Václav Havel’s brilliant dissection of totalitarianism, “

Methodist Madness 2019-02-12 06:00:00Duke University, which prides itself on being an elite and cosmopolitan institution of higher learning, has suddenly reminded the world—and prob

Our Poor 2019-02-11 06:00:00Fifteen years ago I wrote a little volume for the Acton Institute titled Inhabiting the Land . In this book, I argued that the United States’ g

Whose Midwest? 2019-02-08 09:35:00Finding a New Midwestern History edited by jon k. lauck, gleaves whitney, and joseph hogan nebraska, 365 pages, $55.00 Continue Reading »

Wojtyłan Fantasies, Revisited 2019-02-07 06:00:00For almost three decades the Catholic left has turned intellectual somersaults arguing that John Paul II didn’t write, and indeed couldn’t

Infanticide Becomes Justifiable 2019-02-06 10:10:00Fr. Richard John Neuhaus wrote that bioethicists “professionally guide the unthinkable on its passage through the debatable on the way to beco

Excommunicate Cuomo 2019-01-29 10:20:00Calls for Governor Andrew Cuomo’s excommunication have echoed across Catholic social media ever since he signed into law one of the most expansi

Bishop Bell Vindicated 2019-01-29 06:00:00I had not thought that victory in a good cause after a long campaign would make me so angry. And yet I was angry. It is only at such moments that

CNA Daily News

Tagle: Confront the 'stench of filth' caused by New! 2019-02-21 19:30:00Vatican City, Feb 21, 2019 / 05:30 pm (CNA).- An expert on abuse prevention offered “practical suggestions” to participants at a Vatican s

Sodalit founder expelled from congregation New! 2019-02-21 17:00:00Lima, Peru, Feb 21, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae has been formally expelled from the group, and forbidden f

Polish sex abuse victims meet Pope Francis, release New! 2019-02-21 16:16:00Vatican City, Feb 21, 2019 / 02:16 pm (CNA).- A Polish delegation of sex abuse victims and advocates met Pope Francis Wednesday, and presented the pop

Bangladesh fire victims receive condolences from pope New! 2019-02-21 14:19:00Dhaka, Bangladesh, Feb 21, 2019 / 12:19 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has offered his solidarity and prayers to victims of a massive fire in the center of t

Pope proposes 21 'reflection points' for discussion at New! 2019-02-21 13:56:00Vatican City, Feb 21, 2019 / 11:56 am (CNA).- Pope Francis on Thursday gave participants in a Vatican summit on protection of minors in the Church a l

Libel damages paid to UK pro-life charity New! 2019-02-21 13:00:00London, England, Feb 21, 2019 / 11:00 am (CNA).- A British pro-life charity has been awarded thousands of pounds in a court case after a local governm

Covington Catholic student sues Washington Post over Nathan New! 2019-02-21 12:39:00Covington, Ky., Feb 21, 2019 / 10:39 am (CNA).- Attorneys for Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann announced they filed a $250 mil

California bill would remove reporting exemption for priests New! 2019-02-21 11:00:00Sacramento, Calif., Feb 21, 2019 / 09:00 am (CNA).- A state senator in California introduced a bill Wednesday which would seek to force priests to vio

Francis opens abuse summit with call for 'concrete 2019-02-21 06:20:00Vatican City, Feb 21, 2019 / 04:20 am (CNA).- At the start of the Vatican’s sex abuse summit Thursday, Pope Francis pointed to expectations for

Review: Not much substance 'In the Closet of 2019-02-21 06:00:00Vatican City, Feb 21, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- “In the closet of the Vatican,” a newly released book by the French author and LGBT activist

Nigerian Catholics brave persecution to remain steadfast in 2019-02-21 02:35:00Abuja, Nigeria, Feb 21, 2019 / 12:35 am (CNA).- Despite the constant threat of violence from Boko Haram terrorists, Catholics in Nigeria remain faith

Dutch cathedral may be sold because of poor 2019-02-20 20:54:00Utrecht, Netherlands, Feb 20, 2019 / 06:54 pm (CNA).- St. Catherine’s Cathedral in Utrecht is expected to be closed and sold due to an ongoing d

Crisis Magazine

Time to Rethink the Abortion Question 2019-02-19 05:35:11“Can a woman forget her nursing child that she should have no compassion for the son of her womb?”  ∼ Isaiah, 49:15 “E

Max Jacob, a Saintly Sinner 2019-02-19 05:31:44March 5, 2019 is the 75th anniversary of the death of Max Jacob (1876-1944), a figure somewhat on the margins of the Renouveau catholique, a literary

Haunted by McCarrick 2019-02-18 05:10:19Theodore McCarrick the ex-cardinal has now been defrocked—just in time for the media coverage swirling around Pope Francis’s sex abuse sum

Good Bishops Willingly Defy Hostile Cultural Elites 2019-02-18 05:00:39How many tax collectors might have worked in first century Palestine? Every time Jesus of Nazareth associated with sinners, his pariahs of choice were

Being a “Gardiner” in the Vineyard: On Austen’s 2019-02-18 04:45:01Pride and Prejudice: the book that tends to make ladies giggle with glee and gentlemen roll their eyes in annoyance. But beyond the tea-time social dr

More Sugarcoating of Islam from Pope Francis 2019-02-15 03:35:13It’s often been said of Pope Francis’s bridge-building initiatives with Islam that the traffic over the bridge goes only in one direction&

Churchill on the Prairie 2019-02-15 03:30:12Not too far from where I live, in a small town in the middle of the Midwest, the National Churchill Museum celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this ye

When Concerns for Peripheries Eclipse Interest in the 2019-02-14 04:10:29Modern ways of thinking lead people to moral views that are different from traditional ones, so it’s not surprising they consider themselves mor

Cardinal Mahony Wrecks the REC 2019-02-14 04:00:03“I’m afraid my obedience in that diocese would be absolutely zero. And I hope everybody else’s in that diocese is zero.” 

Sins of Omission: The Abusive PA Clergy Abuse 2019-02-13 03:10:49Back in August, after a special solemnity Mass in my parish in the Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, I came home and read the grand jury report on clergy

Pope Francis’s Candid Views on Sexual Morality 2019-02-12 05:35:48Just weeks before the Catholic Church’s summit on the sexual abuse crisis the faithful became privy to Pope Francis’s rather unorthodox vi

The Young Are Better Prepared with Earlier Confirmation 2019-02-12 05:30:37Later this month, the Vatican is hosting an international summit of bishops to address the clerical sex-abuse crisis. Based on comments Pope Francis h


Billy Graham's Legacy Continues: Grandson Will Graham Draws 2019-02-19 11:03:28Billy Graham's grandson brought his evangelistic celebration to the Philippines during a time of great political unrest. National and local elections

Trump Warns Venezuelan Military: Abandon 'Cuban Puppet' Maduro 2019-02-19 10:36:36"We seek a peaceful transition of power, but all options are open," President Trump warned Venezuela's military. "If you choose this path you will

'Down with America!' Riots Rock Haiti, Five Americans 2019-02-19 10:08:47Riots in the capital of Haiti have continued as the demand for President Jovenel Moise's resignation increases. The country has seen continual v

Ex-Muslim Mom Beaten, Raped, Threatened with Death for 2019-02-19 09:50:50A former Muslim and mother of four was recently beaten, raped, and threatened with death for her conversion to Christianity. The Somali native moved t

'This Is an Act of Christianity': Protestors Call 2019-02-18 09:28:44The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is growing worse as the country's weeks-long political showdown drags on. And as the tragedy sinks to new levels

New Bible Translation Technology Is Helping to Spread 2019-02-14 10:33:18For more than 70 years, Wycliffe Bible Translators has worked to give people the Word of God in their own language. It took 67 years to complete the f

Wounded, Dehydrated, and Sick: Syrians Flee Last Remnants 2019-02-12 14:50:34Syrian refugees fleeing the last remnants of ISIS are arriving in southern Syria wounded, dehydrated, and sick. There are no humanitarian services wai

'The Safety of Victims Matters More than the 2019-02-12 09:02:46In the wake of the Houston Chronicle's investigation into abuse in Southern Baptist churches, denominational leaders say covering up abuse will no lo

Pakistani Authorities Stopping Asia Bibi From Leaving Country, 2019-02-11 17:26:25Christian mother Asia Bibi is reportedly being kept from leaving Pakistan, despite a final Supreme Court decision that rejected a final bid

They Barely Survived ISIS, Now These Few Iraqi 2019-02-11 11:02:35Two years after Bartella was liberated from ISIS, fewer than a third of its 3,800 Christian families have come back. Most remain afraid, amid reports

UK Mom Arrested for Calling Transgender Activist a 2019-02-11 07:38:19UK officials arrested a woman after she called a transgender activist a biological man on Twitter. 

'It Was a Miracle': Freed Pastor Andrew Brunson 2019-02-08 10:59:40Pastor Andrew Brunson was celebrated at some big events in Washington this week after being freed from two years of captivity in Turkey. Pastor B


Are You Making a Difference in the Fight 2019-02-18 18:42:35Often times, as I scramble from writing one story to another, spend my days (and often nights) recording and editing video or podcasts, or try in vain

Two Critical Lessons From Mister McCarrick 2019-02-18 14:24:05Just because “Uncle” Ted McCarrick has been laicized and made a scapegoat on behalf of a Vatican that continues to demonstrate it’s

In New Book Sodom, Papal Confidant Martel Confirms: 2019-02-18 09:37:23Editor’s Note: Despite our stated concerns about the forthcoming Martel book about homosexuality in the Vatican, it presents information that is

Caveat Lector: New Book Claiming 80% of Vatican 2019-02-18 00:01:09There’s a new book coming out to coincide with the sex abuse summit in Rome, and it’s already all the buzz on a number of Catholic website

The McCarrick Laicization: Our Take 2019-02-16 16:31:21The news broke very early this morning (about 9:30AM Rome time) that Theodore McCarrick, once the Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, DC, powerful Chur

Vatican Announces Laicization of Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick 2019-02-16 03:31:57Confirming what has been widely-rumored in recent weeks, the Vatican has announced today that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who stands at the ce

Viganò: Rome Has No “Genuine Willingness to Attend 2019-02-15 18:31:42In response to an invitation to participate in a National Catholic Register symposium on the Clerical Sex Abuse Summit in Rome later this month, Archb

O Father, My Father! The Story of Fr. 2019-02-15 17:20:19On a winter day in early 2016, after months of attending the traditional Latin Mass at my local FSSP apostolate, I was asked what I thought of the Mas

A New Podcast From Two 1P5 Contributors 2019-02-15 10:48:06We’re blessed here to have a lot of top-notch contributors, and one of our regulars is Stefanie Nicholas (see her articles here), who I just did

Gänswein, Burke, and Brandmüller Address Questions on Pope 2019-02-14 19:13:08It has become a subject of heated debate: did Pope Benedict XVI validly resign from the papacy? An article we published late last year on the topic of

McCarrick Protégé Cardinal Kevin Farrell Given Key Vatican 2019-02-14 14:05:20VATICAN CITY, 14 February 2019 (OnePeterFive.com)—As rumors of the imminent laicization of disgraced former Cardinal and accused pederast p

Happy Catholics Don’t Make the Pope More than 2019-02-13 16:16:50A one-year-old blog known as “Where Peter Is” — a sort of inverse image of OnePeterFive — features writing from ardent defende

NRL News Today

NRLC tells Senate no more delays on Born-Alive New! 2019-02-21 18:30:28Vote on cloture scheduled for February 25 Dear Senator: Majority Leader McConnell has indicated that on Monday, February 25th, the Senate will vote on

Az. House Judiciary Committee rejects bill to authorize New! 2019-02-21 18:20:06Sponsor says her “intent” was misunderstood By Dave Andrusko The anti-life lobby does it level best (in a manner of speaking) to hide its

All senators must protect newborns New! 2019-02-21 17:40:43You’re either with babies, or you’re for infanticide. By Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) Editor’s note. This appeared in the Lincoln Journal

“It’s a discussion worth having”: the born-alive abortion New! 2019-02-21 17:30:30By Dave Andrusko We have now reached the countdown stage. There are only four more days before the Senate is scheduled to vote whether to proceed (&ld

West Virginians for Life’s Annual Pro-Life Rally Day New! 2019-02-21 17:20:57By Mary Anne Buchanan, West Virginians for Life Program Director Thankful that only non-threatening snowflakes flitted, and no rain fell, the crowd of

Melissa’s birth mother didn’t know she had survived New! 2019-02-21 17:10:12By John Jalsevac February 20, 2019 — In 1977, Melissa Ohden’s then-19-year-old mother was forced to abort her baby by her own mother. She

New legislation would end Minnesota’s abortion-until-birth policy New! 2019-02-21 17:00:25Bill introduced today would protect unborn children who can feel pain ST. PAUL — Legislation to protect pain-capable unborn children from the le

Adolescents feel “guilt, shame, and fear of disapproval” New! 2019-02-21 16:50:44By Sarah Terzo From a 2004 study that did a group interview with post-abortive adolescents: “The loss of a potential child by abortion gives ris

Encouragement in Pro-life Work Sometimes Comes from Unexpected New! 2019-02-21 15:07:30By Kirk Walden I was in the dentist’s chair, with a bright young hygienist holding her tartar scraper (the little metal thing with the sharp poi

Take action right away to STOP Doctor Assisted New! 2019-02-21 14:59:30Assisted Suicide Hearing Monday Feb 25 @ 3PM Nevada Right to Life, along with our Nevadans Against Assisted Suicide Partners, opposes Doctor Assisted

New Song Wonders Why We Don’t Celebrate Abortions New! 2019-02-21 14:55:49By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Newsbusters. It seems like abortion activists are getting more brazen

Tell the U.S. Senate: Vote YES on the 2019-02-20 17:00:15By Dave Andrusko If we didn’t already have enough incentive to call our U.S. senators about voting in favor of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors


Survivors blast pope’s ‘reflection points’ on abuse as New! 2019-02-21 11:43:54As part of Pope Francis’s high-stakes summit on clerical sexual abuse happening at the Vatican, in Thursday’s opening session he released

Dog-sledding party celebrates ‘beauty of God’s nature’ and New! 2019-02-21 11:32:36Dog sledding is used as a fundraiser in Vermont.

Colorado dioceses, attorney general launch initiatives to address New! 2019-02-21 11:23:55Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, on behalf of the bishops of Colorado's three Catholic dioceses, joined Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser at a

Supreme Court throws out inmate’s death sentence due New! 2019-02-21 11:08:23For the second time in his case, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed an inmate's death penalty sentence because of his intellectual disability.

Michigan AG to give update on Nassar, Flint, New! 2019-02-21 10:59:18Michigan's new attorney general is preparing to provide updates about state investigations of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, Flint's water c

Opening summit, Pope urges ‘concrete, effective measures’ on 2019-02-21 04:18:49Pope Francis opened a keenly anticipated summit on the clerical abuse scandals on Thursday by saying the People of God want "concrete and effective m

So far at pope’s anti-abuse summit, survivors are 2019-02-21 01:09:42One striking thing about this summit as compared to previous high-profile moments is the extent to which survivors and their advocates are actually se

Leading Ghana bishop says child sex abuse ‘very, 2019-02-21 01:09:08Archbishop Philip Neehman from Tamale, Ghana in many ways has become a pioneer in child protection on the African continent, despite the fact that he

Comms team for pope’s anti-abuse summit gives reason 2019-02-21 01:08:38The composition of the communications team for the meeting gives one reason to hope.

Top Australian prelate says abuse survivors reflect Christ 2019-02-21 01:07:58One of Australia's leading bishops says, "Unless you see that what’s happened to the abused has happened to Christ and that therefore, they&rs

N.J. priest at Vatican, removed in 2018, was 2019-02-20 19:06:14U.S. Msgr. Joseph R. Punderson, a senior official of the Vatican’s highest court, was instructed by his bishop to resign his Vatican post late i

Missouri man pleads not guilty in attack at 2019-02-20 19:01:43A 53-year-old man accused of killing a woman and wounding two others at a Catholic store in Missouri has pleaded not guilty.


Survivors Speak: What Vatican summit must do to 2019-02-20 18:58:44Abuse survivors and support groups were very clear about what they want the world's bishops, religious superiors, the pope and the Vatican to do to p

Covington Catholic student sues Washington Post for $250 2019-02-20 18:48:46The Catholic high school student at the center of an encounter with a Native American tribal leader in Washington filed a $250 million defamation laws

Supreme Court throws out inmate’s death sentence due 2019-02-20 18:44:08For the second time in his case, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed an inmate's death penalty sentence because of his intellectual disability.

Ahead of abuse summit, survivor says church is 2019-02-20 18:40:12On the eve of a major summit on the abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, survivors said concrete action, not words, must be made to restore the trust

Take it to eucharistic adoration 2019-02-20 17:26:27Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament warms, transforms and sustains the hearts of many a pilgrim people looking to rest in Jesus. This is sage counsel a

The kindness of a mother, the mercy of 2019-02-20 16:59:14“Miss K” was an exercise in the incongruous. She couldn’t have weighed much more than a spring robin, but she rode a Harley Davidson

Abria Pregnancy Resources gains new partner 2019-02-20 15:59:48When Cindy Koeppl experienced complications at 26 weeks pregnant with her third child, a couple of doctors urged her to have an abortion because the b

Serve and support: ‘That’s what we do’ 2019-02-20 15:16:11This year’s theme to support faith-based services across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says a lot about what it means to be Cathol

Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps those 2019-02-20 14:43:00Ed Koerner is grateful the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation will provide a $50,000 grant this year to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Twin Citie

Good politics is at the service of peace 2019-02-20 12:48:46The annual papal message for the World Day of Peace (Jan. 1, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God) — one of the best glimpses into the minds of the

Victim assistance coordinators comfort in a behind-the-scenes ministry 2019-02-19 18:27:37Their work begins with a phone call. Whether the call is from someone who is angry, embarrassed, unsure of what to do or needs a friendly ear, dioces

Court rejects abortion provider’s effort to get bishops’ 2019-02-19 17:46:44The U.S. Supreme Court Feb. 19 rejected hearing an appeal from Whole Woman’s Health, a Texas-based abortion facility chain, which aimed to get t

The Imaginative Conservative

What President Trump Has in Common With President 2019-02-15 23:00:56If James K. Polk can be credited with adding a huge swath of territory to the American empire, might Donald Trump one

“Tolkien” the Film: Wormtongue’s Revenge? 2019-02-15 23:00:11A new film, simply titled Tolkien, purports to depict the author’s formative years as a child and young man, but will, I

A Foray Into Metaphysical Poetry With John Donne 2019-02-14 23:00:54Something about the way in which metaphysical poetry engages the mind is unique to this style of verse. A combination of relatable

Speech and Silence 2019-02-14 22:59:50Through language, humans bring out the full potentiality hidden in matter, advance the building of bird nests and beaver dams to architecture

A Sonnet for Saint Valentine 2019-02-14 11:30:39Here is a sonnet I composed in honour of the original St. Valentine. I notice some Facebook posts implying that as an

“Annabel Lee” 2019-02-14 01:00:00It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may

The Myth of Modernism 2019-02-13 23:00:13“Should not the unswerving modernists… come to the realization that there is nothing more wearisome or more barren than the most antiquat

True Love: Passionate Reason versus Romantic Feeling 2019-02-13 23:00:04Oh, love to some is like a cloud, To some as strong as steel, For some a way of living, For some

Suicide and Secularism on a Wednesday Afternoon 2019-02-12 23:00:06How much of one’s desperation comes from apparently having it all, according to the precepts of secular humanism—the great false religion

On Work: Homer’s Advice to Us 2019-02-12 23:00:02There is dignity and value in work. You who live in America once knew this. You did not think lesser of a

“All the Hollowed Shells” 2019-02-12 13:00:50in Cahirciveen We found a thousand hollow shells left scattered Among the rocky, kelp-strewn teeth of shore: Some of the seeping, tight-lipped

On Loving Words 2019-02-11 23:00:34Not only is the art of making a book sacred, but, when done well, the words within those books are sacred as

The Remnant Newspaper - The

Michael Matt Before the Vatican Summit on the New! 2019-02-21 09:21:52Update from RTV... Michael J. Matt tells us what he expects from the Vatican Summit (current mood: disillusioned), just before attending the press bri

REMNANT TV in ROME: Lay Catholics Stand & 2019-02-20 22:00:51New from Remnant TV... Reporting from the Vatican, Michael Matt explains why Catholics around the world will not leave the Church despite the sexual a

VATICAN SUMMIT NEWS: Two Cardinals Intervene, Lay Catholics 2019-02-19 18:36:08Flanked by Michael Matt and 100 Catholic activists, Professor Roberto de Mattei leads the Stop the Silence demonstration in Rome today, two days befor

REMNANT TV in ROME: Michael J. Matt Reports 2019-02-18 16:01:02New from Remnant TV... Reporting from the Vatican, Michael Matt kicks off Remnant TV's coverage of the "Protection of Minors" Summit Meeting betwee

The Pope & the One World Religion 2019-02-16 16:45:58New from Remnant TV... From the Editor's Desk, Michael Matt connects the dots from the Second Vatican Council, to the 1986 Assisi Prayer Meeting, to

PETITION POPE FRANCIS: Do you accept the Church's 2019-02-13 12:28:01(screenshot from RestoreTheCatholicChurch.com) Remnant Editor's Note: Whether you are Catholic, non-Catholic, LGBT, straight, or none of the above, t

TRUMP and the SUPREME COURT: Have Christians Won 2019-02-11 18:58:36Chief Justice John Roberts with Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy in 2017, listening to President Trump's maiden speech to Congress.(Photo: Jack Grub

PELOSI and the POPE: Catholics of the New 2019-02-07 17:50:57New from Remnant TV... FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK, Michael J. Matt covers Trump's SOTU address in light of the rise and fall of Neo-Catholicism fro

How Toxic Femininity Left Us All Isolated and 2019-02-05 13:23:43When can we start talking about “toxic femininity”? The other day, before we all got distracted by that absurdist bit of manufactured poli

CLASH of the CATHOLICS: Davi Blasts Cuomo Abortion 2019-01-31 20:42:27New from RTV... At a time when precious few Catholic men can summons the intestinal fortitude to take a stand for anything that doesn't involve sport

BIG ABORTION IN THE BIG APPLE: Is America's 2019-01-25 18:54:39New York reached a new depth of evil on January 22, 2019, when The Reproductive Health Act passed with a 38-28 vote and was signed into law by Ne

ANATOMY OF A COVERUP: Francis, Vatican Exposed 2019-01-23 23:42:33Then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, key spokesman for bishops at the summit meeting with JPII on the sex abuse crisis unfolding in the U.S., faces the p

Catholic Journal

The Florida Bishops on Abortion and Contraception 2019-02-17 07:00:45On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, January 22, 2019, the Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops published a pastoral letter that was signed by every b

A Cautionary Tale 2019-02-15 05:30:02Once upon a time, in the early 1800s, there was a very poor country, so poor, in fact, that many of its citizens left for other countries.  Howev

Choosing Well 2019-02-14 05:00:55Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh… The message is somber and blunt, but we shall thank God all the

How Religious Intolerance Came to America 2019-02-12 07:00:43Progressives’ war on Christianity in American took a decidedly destructive turn in December 2018 when Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. S

Into the Deep 2019-02-12 05:00:24In the Gospel of Luke (5:1-11), Jesus turns to Simon Peter and says: “Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.” In reply,

Why is Socialism So Popular? 2019-02-09 16:00:14Socialism has been the rage among intellectual elites for a long time. What was different in 2016 was that it had a strong political candidate, Bernie

When the Word Reaches Our Hearts 2019-02-08 05:54:31To how many thousands of words were we exposed this past week? From newspapers, magazines, leaflets, notices, forms, contracts, radio, TV, social medi

Be Afraid; Be Very Afraid 2019-02-06 13:00:54Did you ever hear of Sheridan School? It’s a K-8 school in northwest Washington D.C. It’s private, and if you want to send your child ther

Sometimes the Truth Hurts 2019-02-05 04:16:50One of the effects of original sin is that, as human beings, we tend to be self-centered, and often have an overly-exalted opinion of ourselves. For i

From “Bronx Cheer” to Rousing “Bravo” 2019-02-01 19:30:45The “Bronx cheer,” as every New Yorker knows, is made by placing the tongue between the lips and blowing in rude fashion to signal derisio

How Did We Get Here? 2019-01-31 04:30:10I must admit that I am somewhat surprised by the reaction of many moderates and conservatives to the now infamous abortion law passed in the New York

Bearing the Divine Imprint of Love 2019-01-30 12:00:53By and large, it is commonly accepted that artists leave their peculiar imprint on each of their creations. When such uniqueness is not found we speak

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Ohio Doctor Faces Scrutiny for Dozens of Patient New! 2019-02-21 12:04:01By Catholic News Agency | Columbus, Ohio — A doctor at a Catholic health system in Ohio has been fired after being accused of prescribing excess

Archdiocese of New York Offers Life-Giving Alternatives to New! 2019-02-21 11:44:01By Catholic News Agency | New York — After a January law expanded abortion protections in New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdioce

Abp. Vigano: Vatican Summit Opening on Feast of New! 2019-02-21 11:39:01By Edward Pentin | Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has released a message to coincide with the beginning of the Vatican summit on protection of minors,

Pope Francis at Opening of Abuse Summit: ‘Hear New! 2019-02-21 10:31:01By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis has opened the four-day meeting of bishops’ conference presidents on “Protection of Minors in the Church,&

Excommunication, Abortion and Catholic Lawmakers: What Can Be New! 2019-02-21 09:41:01By Peter Jesserer Smith | Following the passage of the Reproductive Health Act in New York state, many Catholics have asked, “How can a Catholic

Book Review: Not Much Substance ‘In the Closet New! 2019-02-21 09:12:01By Andrea Gagliarducci/CNA | IN THE CLOSET OF THE VATICAN  Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy  Bloomsbury Continuum, 2019 576 pages, $18

St. Robert Southwell: Poet, Priest, Martyr 2019-02-21 05:43:01By Joseph Pearce | Modern England is so secular in her orientation and so narcissistic in her hedonism that she treats her own heritage with scornful

A Village With No Kiddies Then Something Stunning 2019-02-21 01:01:01By Tito Edwards | A Village in Russia Had No Children & Its School Was About to Close Then Something Beautiful Happened. . . ☩ Mar

Are Jesuits Proud of Their Pro-Abortion Alumni? 2019-02-20 20:33:01By Patrick Reilly | As the 116th Congress began in January, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) trumpeted the surprising fact t

Can We Love Our Pets? 2019-02-20 20:28:01By Marge Fenelon | It really irks my husband when I tell our Lhasa Apso-Poodle mix that I love her. Regarding creatures of the earth, he believes that

How to Correct Some Misunderstandings About Mary 2019-02-20 20:18:01By Dave Armstrong | A few years back I ran across a woman online who used to be a Baptist and had become a Catholic. She expressed how the term &ldquo

What Can a Monastery Offer the Lay Faithful? 2019-02-20 20:10:01By Jim Graves | The Maronite Monks of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, a monastic order of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles, purchased 65 acre

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Letter to a prospective priest 2019-02-20 00:01:47Given all the scandal and controversy going on in the Church, it’s a wonderful thing that a young man would...

An open letter from two cardinals 2019-02-20 00:01:44OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENTS OF THE CONFERENCES OF BISHOPS Dear Brothers, Presidents of the Conferences of Bishops, We turn...

Father fathers 2019-02-20 00:01:09The Vatican has confirmed, apparently for the first time, that its department overseeing the world’s priests has general guidelines for...

One of the most biased NY Times stories 2019-02-20 00:01:01No one involved in editing this story was interested in journalism. No one was interested in readers being exposed to...

The Abuse Summit: It’s Only the Beginning 2019-02-20 00:00:54Robert Royal: People are happy that McCarrick has finally been defrocked, but now we need to deal with other abusers and their enablers.

Make room for bishops who want to act 2019-02-19 00:01:50Many uncertainties surround the February meeting in Rome on the sex-abuse crisis. But two things — regrettably — are certain:...

Sport: a test of mind, body, and spirit 2019-02-19 00:01:50We all know that sport is a highly disciplined exercise of the human body. It seeks to develop a person’s...

Mr. McCarrick: questions remain 2019-02-19 00:01:39Pope Francis may consider he has made good on the promise “to make known the conclusions of the matter” regarding...

Summit better deliver something 2019-02-19 00:01:28Perhaps this summit can’t deliver everything, but from the point of view of public perceptions of Francis and the Church,...

McCarrick’s fall raises many other questions 2019-02-19 00:01:02With the maximum penalty already imposed on McCarrick, the only people who can now be harmed by further disclosures about...

Lourdes and the triumph of the supernatural 2019-02-14 00:01:51When I see the Statue of Our Lady of Lourdes I see the sign of the supernatural in the world...

Cardinal Newman to be canonized 2019-02-14 00:01:48The Vatican announces major advances in the causes of the famous 19th century English theologian and convert from Anglicanism, and...

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Ahead of abuse summit, lay people assemble in 2019-02-20 21:52:26Taxi drivers looked around to see what the matter was when anti-riot police units in full gear appeared on three corners of Rome’s busy St. Sylv

Transparency biggest challenge for Vatican heading into abuse 2019-02-20 20:55:04Responsibility. Accountability. Transparency. Those are the themes of the working days scheduled for the meeting on child protection, which opens tomo

Victims from Africa, Asia at Vatican to call 2019-02-20 18:40:00Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- While studying at an African minor seminary at the age of 14, Benjamin Kitobo says he was abused by a Be

Celibacy, Chastity, Same-Sex Attraction, Priesthood: Some Necessary Distinctions 2019-02-20 18:31:30The Church is all too often accused of being “obsessed” with sex. Yet is that really the case? Is it not “the world” that is o

Dubia cardinals ask bishops to confront ‘conspiracy of 2019-02-20 17:30:00Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Catholic bishops around the world need to combat the homosexual agenda in the Church, two cardinals said

In private meeting, victims tell leaders of abuse 2019-02-20 17:10:00Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 03:10 pm (CNA).- About a dozen victims of clergy sexual abuse met Wednesday with the organizing committee of the Vatican

Vatican spokesman shifts focus to summit follow-up before 2019-02-20 15:00:00Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican has continued to downplay expectations ahead of a summit meeting of bishops in Rome to discu

The sentimentality and cruelty of “Alita: Battle Angel” 2019-02-20 14:57:19Ten years ago James Cameron made Avatar, one of the highest-grossing films of all time. It was supposed to revolutionize movie technology. Instead, Ca

“Synodality” and the Rome abuse summit 2019-02-20 12:46:35Despite Pope Francis’s lecture on the subject at Synod-2015, and notwithstanding the passages on it in Synod-2018’s final report, there is

Hoya no more: Georgetown rescinds McCarrick’s honorary degree 2019-02-20 11:56:00Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2019 / 09:56 am (CNA).- Georgetown University announced on Tuesday that it would rescind the honorary Doctor of Humane Letter

Colorado’s Catholic bishops will open abuse records for 2019-02-19 22:51:00Denver, Colo., Feb 19, 2019 / 08:51 pm (CNA).- An agreement between Colorado’s attorney general and the state’s Catholic bishops aims to i

Chilean whistleblower to meet with bishops, victims ahead 2019-02-19 21:01:00Vatican City, Feb 19, 2019 / 07:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Juan Carlos Cruz, a clerical sex abuse whistleblower and a victim of Fr. Fernando Karadima, wi

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In the U.S., a sobering mood after news 2019-02-16 00:00:00The accusations surrounding former U.S. Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick have been hanging over U.S. bishops and faith communities in the dioceses and a

McCarrick removed from the priesthood after being found 2019-02-16 00:00:00Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick, the 88-year-old former cardinal and archbishop of Washington.

DiNardo: Action on McCarrick 'clear signal' church will 2019-02-16 00:00:00The Vatican's removal from the priesthood of Theodore E. McCarrick "is a clear signal that abuse will not be tolerated," said the president of the

Couples celebrate World Marriage Sunday in Reston 2019-02-14 00:00:00More than 200 married couples attended Mass and a candlelit supper for the diocese’s celebration of World Marriage Sunday Feb. 9 at St. Thomas a

Manassas prom is a 'Night to Shine' for 2019-02-14 00:00:00All Saints Church in Manassas was one of more than 500 churches around the world hosting 2019 Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.

Diocese of Arlington Releases Names of Priests Credibly 2019-02-13 00:00:00With the hope that it may further the healing process for victims and survivors of clergy sexual abuse, Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of t

Mass and Anointing of the Sick in Annandale 2019-02-13 00:00:00A Mass and Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated by Bishop Michael F. Burbidge March 23 at St. Ambrose Church, 3901 Woodburn Rd., Annandale, at 11a

Bishop Burbidge celebrates Mass to conclude the Mount 2019-02-12 00:00:00Nearly 1,000 high school students went “Back to the Source” (“Ad Fontem”) at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md

Guadalupe Clinic receives grant from Mary Washington Hospital 2019-02-12 00:00:00The Guadalupe Free Clinic of Colonial Beach recently received a grant from the Joe and Mary Wilson Community Benefit Fund of Mary Washington Hospital

Court blocks Louisiana law that would restrict abortion 2019-02-08 00:00:00The U.S. Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals Feb. 7.

Catholic Charities focuses on prevention of human trafficking 2019-02-08 00:00:00Susan Young shared the story of her daughter's human trafficking survival and the impact it had on her family with members of the quarterly Parish Li

Hundreds of pro-life activists rally at Virginia Capitol 2019-02-08 00:00:00Among a sea of strollers and picket signs on the grounds of the Virginia Capitol, hundreds of people demonstrated Feb. 7 against abortion — and


Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Wants to Force Residents New! 2019-02-21 19:11:21Governor Tony Evers announced today that he will force state residents to fund the Planned Parenthood abortion business as part of his state budget. T

Illinois Bill Would Legalize Abortions for Any Reason New! 2019-02-21 18:42:23The Thomas More Society has released a startling analysis of the Democrat-sponsored House Bill 2495 and Senate Bill 1942, labeled by abortion promoter

Indiana House Passes Bill Banning Dismemberment Abortions Tearing New! 2019-02-21 18:24:04Indiana House lawmakers moved forward Thursday with a bill to ban one of the most brutal abortion methods in their state. The lower chamber of the Ind

Virginia Legislature Defeats ERA That Would Force Residents New! 2019-02-21 17:36:49Virginia lawmakers defeated a final attempt to pass the pro-abortion Equal Rights Amendment on Thursday in the House of Delegates. The AP reports the

New Abortion Billboard Says “Welcome to Colorado Where New! 2019-02-21 16:34:03A new billboard along Interstate 70 in Colorado welcomes individuals who want to abort unborn babies for any reason up to birth. Colorado is one of th

Planned Parenthood President: We Kill Babies Because “We New! 2019-02-21 15:32:15Interview magazine published a pro-abortion puff piece on Feb. 20 in which Planned Parenthood President Dr. Leana Wen gave a softball interview to Che

Illinois Residents Forced to Pay for Killing 1,561 New! 2019-02-21 14:00:27In September 2017, Bruce Rauner, then governor of Illinois, generated a firestorm when he signed a bill, HB 40, mandating taxpayer funding of abo

Owners of Company That Bought Aborted Baby Parts New! 2019-02-21 13:34:47Two wealthy Ecuadorian brothers who were principals in DaVinci Biosciences and DV Biologics, the California companies fined and ordered to shut down f

Kentucky Committee Passes Bill to Ban Abortions on New! 2019-02-21 12:57:35Kentucky lawmakers advanced another pro-life bill Wednesday to protect unborn babies from abortion in their state. State House Bill 5 is one of severa

Senator Tim Kaine May Oppose Bill to Stop New! 2019-02-21 11:45:00It appears Virginia Senator Tim Kaine may oppose a bill to stop infanticide. If he does that that would put him in concert with Virginia Governor Ralp

Parents Sue Planned Parenthood Because Their Baby Survived New! 2019-02-21 11:01:35Planned Parenthood is getting a taste of its own deadly medicine. Earlier this month, an Idaho couple sued one of its New Mexico abortion facilities f

Abortion Activist: We Should Celebrate Abortions Like We New! 2019-02-21 10:34:32It seems like abortion activists are getting more brazen in pushing their agenda to normalize and celebrate abortion every day. American singer Amanda

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