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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

'Life is always beautiful': What 81 years and 2019-08-25 14:00:00Rome, Italy, Aug 25, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- “Life is always beautiful,” Flora Gualdani said, sitting at a table in the space she calls &l

Priest: We need to address roots of the 2019-08-21 19:02:00Rome, Italy, Aug 21, 2019 / 05:02 pm (CNA).- With migrant and refugee numbers at a crisis level in Europe and other parts of the world, the internatio

'God is a tourist attraction' Anglican bishop says 2019-08-20 17:00:00Norwich, England, Aug 20, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A controversial amusement park ride erected in Norwich Cathedral has come down after an 11-day insta

Law and Justice Party leader praises Polish archbishop 2019-08-19 12:00:00Warsaw, Poland, Aug 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The leader of Poland’s ruling party praised the Archbishop of Krakow on Sunday for his oppositio

A Catholic group wants to honor Ireland’s oldest 2019-08-16 02:04:00Dublin, Ireland, Aug 16, 2019 / 12:04 am (CNA).- In anticipation of the Irish National Grandparents Pilgrimage, a Catholic group has launched a search

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How fast can angels move? New! 2019-09-16 00:00:47Are they faster than a speeding bullet?

She kept the baby she conceived when raped New! 2019-09-16 00:00:45Fr. Alfar Antonio Vélez is grateful that his mother refused an abortion.

You know you’re too pious when …  New! 2019-09-16 00:00:29Be on guard against these traps, because Jesus tells us we need to be.

Ask God to take away a temptation with New! 2019-09-16 00:00:17When it is difficult to resist a temptation, the first thing to do is pray to God.

This year there was a special 9/11 baby New! 2019-09-16 00:00:10Baby Christina Brown's birth is one of hope.

When you are suffering, pray this Psalm for 2019-09-15 08:00:21God wants to be with you, in the midst of the pain, to show you hope.

What Caravaggio’s paintings of St. Matthew teach us 2019-09-15 00:00:58These famous renditions of the saint's life show us what it takes to live our best life.

These prayers connect each sorrow of Mary with 2019-09-15 00:00:54Through meditation on Mary's sorrows, we can obtain particular graces that will help us develop a virtuous heart.

Notre Dame’s 460 tons of lead, melted in 2019-09-15 00:00:48Metal from cathedral's roof and spire produced particles that have settled in homes, schools, parks and restaurants.

Learn how to accompany the grieving with this 2019-09-15 00:00:47The Church offers us the words to learn how to weep and be present.

Convoy of Hope releases inspirational album to raise 2019-09-15 00:00:27All proceeds from 'Hope Has a Name' will go towards impoverished and hurting families around the world.

Woman donates kidney to ex-husband for the sake 2019-09-15 00:00:16"I wasn't prepared to let my children be without a father."

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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

As “The League” Begins Its Centennial Season 2019-09-04 06:00:00By the Gargantuan standards of the 21st-century National Football League, Gino Marchetti, who died April 29, was undersized at 6-foot-4 and a mere 245

Prosperity Breeds Idiots 2019-09-03 09:35:00At the start of Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s novel In the First Circle, a Soviet diplomat on home leave in Moscow tries to make an anonymous call

The End of the News 2019-09-02 08:00:00Before I began to write for newspapers, I used to deliver them—not door to door, but by meeting the Dublin-Westport paper train and then transpo

An Era of Chameleons 2019-08-30 12:15:00Scruffy and stocky, he enters every room with backslapping joviality; she is elegant and willowy, and impresses visitors with an air of mysterious res

A Theology of Meat 2019-08-30 11:35:00A reflection on this week's Torah portion.  Continue Reading »

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Bishops say reducing refugee numbers 'wholly counter to 2019-09-13 14:00:00Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- As the Trump administration reportedly considers further cuts to U.S. refugee admissions, t

Search for God should be 'first apostolate', Pope 2019-09-13 13:47:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 11:47 am (CNA).- Pope Francis told members of a men’s religious order Friday that the first goal personally and in

German bishops respond to Vatican intervention, but documents 2019-09-13 12:38:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 10:38 am (CNA).- The German bishops’ conference has responded to the Vatican’s intervention in preparations f

Catholic bishops, leaders lament U.S. decision to deny 2019-09-13 11:15:00Miami, Fla., Sep 13, 2019 / 09:15 am (CNA).- U.S. officials announced Wednesday that a protective immigration status will not be extended to Bahamian

Pope Francis explains decision to give relics of 2019-09-13 07:11:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 05:11 am (CNA).- In a letter to Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Pope Francis has explained the unexpected gifting of a r

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

Crisis Magazine

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

We Are All Ahmarists Now, Part I 2019-09-09 03:10:34There’s something precarious in writing an article about a debate. One runs the risk of demonstrating why one wasn’t invited to take the s

One Word Could Destroy Catholic Education 2019-09-09 03:00:45In three amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court filed last month, the bishops and Catholic educators—together with other major religious groups

Everyone I don’t like is an anti-Semite: and 2019-09-06 03:10:15Many months ago, I criticized certain lefty Catholic ladies for their ongoing attacks on faithful Catholic institutions like Franciscan University of

The I.C.E. man cometh 2019-09-06 03:00:27Evanston, Wyoming, is a town of 12,000 people in the extreme southwestern corner of the state, approximately 80 miles east of Salt Lake City. It was f

Even good popes make bad politicians 2019-09-05 03:10:47Recent clashes between former Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and supporters of Pope Francis are a sort of microcosm for the divisions th

“Woke capitalism” is no substitute for Catholic social 2019-09-05 03:00:55Financial analysts are swooning over the Corporate Roundtable’s new “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation” signed by 181 CEOs,

The paradox of persecution 2019-09-04 03:10:29It is a widely held belief, at least in these United States, that the greatest preacher of the 20th century in the English language was Fulton J. Shee

How John Paul II and Ronald Reagan stopped 2019-09-04 03:00:17Another long weekend, another mass murder. Seven were massacred in the latest rampage in West Texas rampage. It comes with the same, almost scripted r

Francis paves the way for Francis II 2019-09-03 03:10:02Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was roundly mocked last week for saying that Millennials are, in fact, the Greatest Generation. And rightly so. By and large,

Catholic schools have a right to self-defense 2019-09-03 03:00:07This past June, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis opened a huge can of worms when it asked two Catholic schools within the diocese—Cathedral High


'We Need God's Intervention': Police Chief Arms Himself 2019-09-13 12:43:21A police chief in Kenya has developed an unconventional way of fighting crime on his city streets — by invoking the power of God and trawling th

Pope Francis to Visit Thailand, Japan in November 2019-09-13 12:10:01Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the s

Tropical Storm Warning Issued for Northern Bahamas, Same 2019-09-13 09:55:02The government of the Bahamas has issued a tropical storm warning for the same area that was recently devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

'This is Going to Come to America': Evangelist 2019-09-12 14:41:46Danish evangelist Torben Søndergaard endured years of government investigation and media attacks in Denmark and it got so bad that he

Dutch Doctor Acquitted for Euthanizing Woman Who Had 2019-09-12 09:38:41A Dutch court acquitted a doctor on Wednesday of all charges for the euthanasia of an elderly woman who suffered from dementia but may not have wanted

Water, Right Temperature Found on Planet Outside Our 2019-09-12 04:59:44In a tantalizing first, scientists have discovered water at a planet outside our solar system that has temperatures suitable for life.

Australia Presses Iran to Release 3 Citizens From 2019-09-12 03:26:07Australia's foreign minister says her government is pressing Iran to free three Australian citizens from a Tehran prison and she does not believe the

2,500 Missing in Bahamas, Operation Blessing Helping Desperate 2019-09-11 18:32:27In the face of disaster after Hurricane Dorian, CBN's Operation Blessing is on the frontlines in the recovery effort.

Cuban Pastor Couple Imprisoned for Homeschooling Their Children 2019-09-11 11:23:34A husband and wife, both Christian pastors in Cuba, are serving prison sentences for refusing to send their children to a government-run school where

Climate Crazy: Elitist Says It's Time to Break 2019-09-10 15:03:43Another of the world's elites is telling us it's okay to break another time-honored, civilization-sustaining taboo...eating human flesh. Oh, it's f

Assad Regime Named Number One Threat to Syria’s 2019-09-10 07:20:47As the death toll continues to climb in Syria's bloody civil war, a lesser-known casualty recently came to light in a new report by the Syrian Networ

Operation Blessing Brings Light to the Darkness in 2019-09-09 10:47:36People living in some of the hardest-hit parts of the Bahamas evacuated Sunday, a week after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian wrecked the islands with reco


Yes, Catholics Can Do Politics 2019-09-12 12:36:11Already by the winter of 2017, I had spent nearly two years as a secular, “conservative” political commentator on various internet platfor

Discerning the Priesthood: One Form or Two Forms? 2019-09-11 16:10:54“Red-pilled” Catholic men these days who are thinking seriously about priesthood or religious life are wondering if it makes any sense to

Not against Flesh and Blood 2019-09-11 09:51:56For we are not contending against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world rulers of this present darkne

Magister: Married Deacons Are Offering “Mass” in the 2019-09-10 13:26:17Vaticanista Sandro Magister reported today that a video of 79-year-old Fr. Giovanni Nicolini, an Italian priest of some stature (and a “pro

The Rhine-Tiber Two-Step Is Back 2019-09-06 13:44:25“The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.” ―Sun Tzu, The Art of War   As each of

Scripture & Tradition: Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost 2019-09-06 12:00:32Epistle: Galatians 3:16–22 Gospel: Luke 17:11–19 Almighty and everlasting God, grant unto us an increase of faith, hope and charity: and t

An Ecclesiastical Pompeii 2019-09-05 14:52:25We were caught up and lost in all of our vices In your pose as the dust settled around us And the walls kept tumbling down In the city that we love Gr

What is a Catholic Church Supposed to Look 2019-09-04 12:01:11In my last article at OnePeterFive, I analyzed “The Dark Symbolism of California’s Christ Cathedral.” In the intervening weeks, only

Note to Vatican Enviro-Boosters: The Amazon Is Pretty 2019-09-03 14:12:33“Gatherers and hunters par excellence.” That phrase from the Amazon Synod’s solemn-sounding Instrumentum Laboris is hard to let go.

Viganò Appointment Once Again Proves That for Francis’s 2019-08-31 11:30:59Msgr. Dario Viganò, the disgraced Vatican apparatchik behind the 2018 Pope Benedict “Lettergate” scandal, has been given a new

Scripture & Tradition: Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost 2019-08-30 12:00:26Epistle: 2 Corinthians 3:4-9 Gospel: Luke 10:23-37 O almighty and merciful God, of whose gift it comes that Thy faithful people do unto Thee worthy an

The Pope Who Taught Us How to Repair 2019-08-29 18:32:40It was the dawn of the 20th century. The hedonism of the Belle Époque whirled through Europe’s capitals; like Poe’s raven, the prec

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Congressman tells the truth about the reality of 2019-09-13 16:56:24By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In any other context, it would be huge news. But because the story came

Who is happy with no abortion questions asked 2019-09-13 16:53:01By Dave Andrusko A first…agreeing with pro-abortionists that when no questions were asked about abortion in last night’s third debate amo

Post-Abortive woman: I had dreams about drowning children 2019-09-13 16:40:16By Sarah Terzo Pro-abortion writer Linda Weber interviewed a woman two weeks after her abortion. Weber quotes the woman saying: “Tom and I are f

Abortion Pill Rescue Saved Her Baby After She 2019-09-13 16:34:23By Laura Nicole Sarah was 26 years old when she got the shock of a poorly-timed, positive pregnancy test. Already a mother of three, she was concerned

Pence tells CWA that President Trump will stand 2019-09-13 16:33:05By Dave Andrusko Speaking Thursday night at the 40th anniversary of the pro-life Concerned Women for America, Vice President Mike Pence proudly listed

District Court Judge preliminarily enjoins North Dakota’s Abortion 2019-09-13 16:24:34By Dave Andrusko As NRL News Today reported back in June, North Dakota’s only abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit against HB 1336, which pas

India is obsessed with over-population. It should learn 2019-09-13 16:11:38Politicians are backing a bill which orders civil servants to stop at two By William Huang On August 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped out to th

A largely unknown truth: the disabled were the 2019-09-13 16:07:12By Dave Andrusko It can’t be said too often that too often we know too little about history–and what we do know often is either wrong or i

Planned Parenthood may be seeking open new abortion 2019-09-13 15:54:33By Kansans for Life There is evidence that Planned Parenthood is working to open a new facility in Kansas City, KS. They have attempted to keep their

The Pro-Life movement sues Austin over abortion industry 2019-09-13 15:50:11By Texas Right to Life Last week, the Austin City Council decided to give the abortion industry taxpayer dollars for providing ‘logistical assis

Timely medical care is of the utmost importance 2019-09-12 15:55:42Editor’s note. The following testimony was submitted by Melissa Ohden to a special House Committee that conducted a hearing Tuesday on “En

Even the Washington Post tacitly admits Democrats are 2019-09-12 15:45:55By Dave Andrusko We discussed yesterday how the Major Media, pro-abortion and pro-Democrat with rare exceptions, are sending distress signals to the c


Congo’s cardinal-designate has lifelong passion for human rights 2019-09-15 11:36:43Congo's new cardinal will use his position to highlight Africa's problems, while also bringing a lifelong passion for human rights to the internatio

Woman religious makes inroads in eradicating cholera in 2019-09-15 10:52:42Sister Larraine Lauter and her Water With Blessings organization work to eradicate cholera from Haiti.

Maine bishop’s diocesan travels strengthening bond with faithful, 2019-09-15 10:33:32Maine's bishop visits the entire state to make all the parishes feel included in the life of the Church no matter how small.

Cruise ship to deliver aid to Bahamas, bring 2019-09-15 10:20:13A second Florida-to-Bahamas round-trip humanitarian cruise was set to sail the weekend of Sept. 14, weather-permitting, carrying supplies, transport s

Islam expert brings red hat to multicultural ministry 2019-09-15 10:06:59Once the top expert on Islam at the Vatican, Cardinal-designate Michael Fitzgerald is unsure whether a new top-ranking title will help or hamper his w

Clericalism at heart of crisis, says survivor, but 2019-09-14 12:23:06Vatican officials needed "a safeguarding policy" in place ages ago to prevent abuse and address it when it occurred, said Marie Collins, a clergy se

Religious shareholders press their case on gun manufacturers, 2019-09-14 11:00:05The desire for action on preventing more gun violence may face hurdles in Congress, but those pressing for change are having an effect in the corporat

African religious leaders to South Sudan: ‘End the 2019-09-14 10:30:40Nigerian Cardinal John Olorunfemi Onaiyaken has joined African religious leaders to demand quick implementation of the latest peace agreement on South

Admitting fewer refugees ‘runs counter’ to U.S. values, 2019-09-14 10:21:13A proposal to reduce the number of refugee admissions to the United States to fewer than 30,000 "would be wholly counter to our values as a nation of

Blue Masses offered for law enforcement, first responders 2019-09-14 09:46:28Public safety officials, first responders and Catholics gathered to celebrate the fifth annual Blue Mass Sept. 11 at the Cathedral of Christ the King

Against all odds, Pope Francis has made Synods 2019-09-14 01:04:21This week, an official of Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Relations actually had to go on national television, flanked by a Catholic cardinal, to a

Pope heads to Asia seeking dialogue, peace and 2019-09-14 01:03:54For experts and locals on the ground, Pope Francis’s upcoming visit to Thailand and Japan will not only highlight the Vatican’s strong tie


Dorian recovery work shows ‘we are your brother’s 2019-09-12 18:24:41As catastrophic as Hurricane Dorian was, the characteristic optimism of Bahamians will help soften the painful recovery to come, according to a hurric

Court allows Trump administration to bar asylum-seekers for 2019-09-12 18:18:41The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order late Sept. 11 that will temporarily allow the Trump administration to enforce its new rule preventing many

Smith says abortion survivor bill is ‘pro-child, human 2019-09-12 18:12:15At a Sept. 10 hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said the U.S. House "needs to vote now and

Nitty-gritty ministry: Pope in Africa applies Gospel to 2019-09-12 18:03:16While Pope Francis' comments on U.S. criticism of his papacy drew the biggest headlines during his visit to Africa, the Masses he celebrated in Mozam

Digital Edition – September 12, 2019 2019-09-12 17:43:18Pre-synod prayer, listening events to begin, Missionary discipleship opportunities, Women's retreat, Screen quandary, Teaching virtue

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Pre-synod prayer, listening events to begin in earnest 2019-09-12 13:21:14Elaine Rilley was filled with questions when she arrived at the Archdiocesan Catholic Center in St. Paul Sept. 6.

Trusting the Holy Spirit to bless listening, learning 2019-09-12 10:30:51Huddled in St. Joseph Hall at the Archdiocesan Catholic Center for a practice round of a Pre-Synod Prayer and Listening Event, I found myself entering

Vamos a confiar en el Espíritu Santo para 2019-09-12 10:29:51Vamos a confiar en el Espíritu Santo para bendecir la escucha, el aprendizaje

Appointments – September 12, 2019 2019-09-12 10:28:33Archbishop Bernard Hebda has announced the following appointments in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Archbishop Hebda to oversee misconduct investigation of bishop 2019-09-11 13:32:33Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston is being investigated for allegedly thwarting a police or canonical investigation of clerical sexual misconduct,

Response to 9/11 was ‘rescue, rebuild and renew,’ 2019-09-11 12:53:44In preparing to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said part of his message came from the pas

The Imaginative Conservative

The 10th Amendment: A Clear, Firm Boundary Between 2019-09-12 23:00:53To introduce a Bill of Rights for the protection of states’ legislative powers was to protect expressly the rights of the people from intrusion

The Yachtsmen and the Revolution 2019-09-12 23:00:35James Henry Stark was a historian and defender of the Loyalists in an age of high reverence for the American Revolution. Stark’s unhappiness at

In Defense of Jane Eyre 2019-09-11 23:00:24Jane Eyre is a perennial novel for me. Yes, I teach it every year, but more importantly, I reread it every time. Not just a skim. A full read. An

Education With Range 2019-09-11 22:59:10Liberal arts students are “generalists in a specialized world,” and as a result, they bring many analogies to bear on the problems that th

“Into the Fire” 2019-09-11 00:47:16Editor's Note: In the days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Bruce Springsteen, who had watched the smoking devastation of lower Man

Why Work Matters 2019-09-10 23:00:40I like the idea of celebrating “homo faber”—man the maker or worker. Work is something that is part of our dignity, a triumph of the

The Divine Plan: How John Paul II & 2019-09-10 23:00:06Yet another mass murder in the United States. Seven were massacred in the latest rampage in West Texas. It comes with the same, almost scripted reacti

Dante on Lust 2019-09-09 22:59:19It is both seemly and right to feel love and even erotic passion, but when such feelings are taken to an improper extreme or directed toward an improp

Image, Being, and Form in the Platonic Dialogues 2019-09-09 22:58:47Modernity is best apprehended as being in a ruptured continuum with Greek antiquity—a continuum insofar as the terms persist, ruptured insofar a

1619, Slavery, the Founding, and All That 2019-09-08 23:00:54For nearly fifty years, we have taught American children that the three greatest determinants in history are race, class, and gender. Virtue is scoffe

Conservatism and Our Constitutional Inheritance 2019-09-08 23:00:27The constitutional inheritance is not merely a gift to be expended or consumed; it is a responsibility to be stewarded. This sense of intergenerationa

Josemaría Escrivá: The Saint of Ordinary Life 2019-09-07 23:00:46Everyday life is the true setting for your lives as Christians. Your ordinary contact with God takes place where your fellow men, your yearnings, your

Catholic Journal

The Nearsighted Shepherd, Part 3 2019-09-08 11:00:00A Guide to Improving Shepherding Part 1 showed how the Bishops’ championing of Muslim migration and support of the foes of Americ

With God, All Things are Possible 2019-09-07 07:03:02In the Gospel of Luke (14:25-33), great crowds were traveling with Jesus. Let this be the starting point of our reflection. Due to a number of reasons

The Old Rugged Cross 2019-09-06 05:00:39St. Theodore of Studite (759-826) wrote that he saw traces of the Holy Cross in several biblical events of the Old Testament: First, on the pile of wo

Moon River and Me 2019-09-04 05:00:10The Johnny Mercer lyric that constitutes my title has a deeper meaning for me than his inspiration, the Savannah River. I was recently reminded o

Thanking God for Birthdays 2019-09-03 05:00:14On Monday, 26 August, I celebrated my forty seventh birthday. Every birthday is for me a splendid occasion to say thank you, forgive me and&

The Nearsighted Shepherd- Part 2 2019-09-01 17:22:21Part I of this essay introduced the fable of the Nearsighted Shepherd and likened his situation to that of the Catholic Bishops (USCCB) whose att

The Lord Gives Us Worth 2019-08-31 06:14:34The Pharisees desired to attain self-worth by jockeying for the places of honor at the banquets attended also by Jesus. The Gospel, elsewhere, te

Walls and Swords 2019-08-29 05:24:39It is painfully obvious that America has fallen off its cultural path and is at war with itself over a multitude of issues. The author of the new book

Where Are We Going? 2019-08-27 04:53:25One of the most famous and influential justices of the U. S. Supreme Court was Oliver Wendell Holmes, who served on the Court for thirty years at the

The Nearsighted Shepherd 2019-08-25 06:32:59A Cautionary Fable Once upon a time, there was a nearsighted shepherd who mistook another flock for his own and began tending them. That flock’s

The Problem with Wide Gates 2019-08-23 05:36:23A careful reading of the Gospels reveals the utter amazement of the crowds over the fact that Jesus taught with authority and convincing force. Appare

Hail His Tabernacle 2019-08-22 04:29:01One of the most beautiful Marian prayers, which really touches my heart whenever I pray it, is that of St. Francis of Assisi: A Salutation to the

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New JPII Institute Professors Question Church Orthodoxy on 2019-09-13 17:27:01By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — The latest development in what is becoming increasingly viewed as both a purge and a revolution 

New Details Emerge About Bishop Bransfield’s Life of 2019-09-13 16:33:01By Catholic News Agency | WHEELING, W. Va. — New details have emerged about the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by disgraced Bishop Michael Brans

Newsweek: Say, What's Wrong with Cannibalism Anyway? 2019-09-13 16:00:01By Matthew Archbold | I suppose once your culture allows executing infants in the womb and euthanizing the elderly, it’s no surprise that the ta

German Bishops Respond to Vatican Critique, but Documents 2019-09-13 15:53:01By Ed Condon/CNA | VATICAN CITY — The German bishops’ conference has responded to the Vatican’s intervention in preparations for a b

More on Virtue Ethics and Responsible Parenthood 2019-09-13 15:01:01By Susanna Spencer | As I have shown in Part I, as human beings created with reason and seeking to live in accord with natural law, married couples wi

From Sheep to Prodigals: Sin Makes Us Lost 2019-09-13 11:37:01By Deacon Omar Gutierrez | Sunday, Sept. 15, is the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass readings: Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; Psalm 51:3-4, 1

Home Video Picks & Passes 09.15.19 2019-09-13 11:36:01By Steven D. Greydanus | Aladdin (1991) — PICK Aladdin (2019) — PASS Mary Magdalene (2019) — PASS Animation extravaganza! Not on

Working With Zeal Toward Salvation 2019-09-13 11:36:01By Deacon Omar Gutierrez | Sunday, Sept. 22, is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass readings: Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113:1-2, 4-8; 1 Timot

Letters 09.15.19 2019-09-13 11:36:01By The Editors | Positive Role Model Relative to “Doctor Sings the Praises of Preemies,” (In Person, Sept. 1 issue): As a parent of a pr

TV Picks 09.15.19 2019-09-13 11:36:01By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, Sept. 15, 1am, 10:30am At Home With Jim & Joy EWTN Father Sean O’Mannion, national director of the Guard

Pope Francis Will Visit Thailand and Japan in 2019-09-13 09:49:01By Courtney Mares/CNA | VATICAN CITY — The Vatican confirmed Friday that Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November, with stops

The Immigration Dilemma: No Simple Solutions to a 2019-09-13 09:45:01By Wayne Laugesen | Children in “cages.” Family separation. A president who called illegal immigrants “rapists” and drug deale

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Why Should We Bother? 2019-09-13 01:01:34David Warren: Many dissenting Catholics are lost to the Church. They have built a new faith, if only in negatives – a non-Church, an anti-Church

Not afraid of schism? 2019-09-13 00:01:57The pope says he is not afraid of schism, but that’s a reason to be afraid of the pope. As...

Concerning B*** S*** 2019-09-13 00:01:32According to a noted Princeton philosopher, By contrast, the B-S-er “does not reject the authority of the truth, as the...

Synthesizing humans 2019-09-13 00:01:30Scientists have invented a device that can quickly produce large numbers of living entities that resemble very primitive human embryos,...

All This and More 2019-09-13 00:01:28The Devil’s tour of hell did not include a factory line where molten lead spilled into mouths held wide, no...

Burke, Schneider launch crusade 2019-09-13 00:01:06Citing “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document, Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasiu

The Circus in Buffalo 2019-09-12 01:01:34Stephen P. White: The price the Church pays for trying to save face in the sex-abuse crisis is always greater than the up-front cost of transparency.

Aussies to jail priests 2019-09-12 00:01:55The government of Australia’s Victoria state says it hopes it does not have to jail priests who fail to report...

Reporting abuse 2019-09-12 00:01:52Art. 3 – Reporting §1. Except as provided for by canons 1548 §2 CIC and 1229 §2 CCEO, whenever a...

A passive-aggressive papacy 2019-09-12 00:01:44Pope Francis and company make it clear, in the end, that any and all criticism is motivated by some irrational,...

The Burnt Orange Carpet Liturgical Test 2019-09-11 01:01:47James Matthew Wilson: The Extraordinary Rite helps us arrive at a state of contemplative prayer that is most worthy for reception of the Eucharist.

Married deacons already saying Amazon Masses 2019-09-11 00:01:54In the Amazon the celebration of the Mass by married deacons is already a de facto reality, authorized by the...

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Synods and Sausages: Making a mess in Germany 2019-09-13 18:02:10The so-called synodal assembly being concocted by Catholics in Germany has emerged with a covert agenda so cynical that even its sharpest critics have

Defining schism down 2019-09-13 17:10:55The thing is, Pope Francis hit the nail right on the head. Odd as it might sound to hear Peter’s successor say he is “unafraid” of s

Bishop Bransfield’s life of luxury 2019-09-13 17:02:21Wheeling, W.V., Sep 13, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- New details have emerged about the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by disgraced Bishop Michael Bransfield. Br

Pope Francis: Tradition is ‘the guarantee of the 2019-09-13 15:11:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 01:11 pm (CNA).- Fidelity to tradition ensures a fruitful future, Pope Francis said in a meeting Thursday with a contempl

Bishops say reducing refugee numbers ‘wholly counter to 2019-09-13 14:00:00Washington D.C., Sep 13, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- As the Trump administration reportedly considers further cuts to U.S. refugee admissions, t

Search for God should be ‘first apostolate’, Pope 2019-09-13 13:47:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 11:47 am (CNA).- Pope Francis told members of a men’s religious order Friday that the first goal personally and in

German bishops respond to Vatican intervention, but documents 2019-09-13 12:38:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 10:38 am (CNA).- The German bishops’ conference has responded to the Vatican’s intervention in preparations f

Catholic bishops, leaders lament U.S. decision to deny 2019-09-13 11:15:00Miami, Fla., Sep 13, 2019 / 09:15 am (CNA).- U.S. officials announced Wednesday that a protective immigration status will not be extended to Bahamian

Pope says gift of St. Peter’s bones meant 2019-09-13 07:11:00Vatican City, Sep 13, 2019 / 05:11 am (CNA).- In a letter to Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Pope Francis has explained the unexpected gifting of a r

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

Big History and the Church 2019-09-12 18:28:02I recently listened to a series of lectures that proposed to view the universe and time from a Big History perspective, not as an ant inside a fold in

Vatican: German synod plans ‘not ecclesiologically valid’ 2019-09-12 16:56:21Vatican 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

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Court allows administration to bar asylum-seekers for now 2019-09-12 00:00:00The Supreme Court issued an unsigned order Sept. 11 that will temporarily allow the Trump administration to enforce its new rule preventing many Centr

A conference at Holy Trinity Church in Gainesville 2019-09-11 00:00:00Hoping to inspire the leadership of families, inspireWord Virginia is offering the conference "Growing and Strengthening Our Relationships with God a

One-man play brings St. Maximilian Kolbe to life 2019-09-11 00:00:00“Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz” brings to stage the story of St. Maximilian Kolbe, the priest with a lifelong devotion to Mary who volunt

Tips for having 'The Talk' with your kids 2019-09-11 00:00:00I thank God that I grew up in the ’80s. We had great music, iconic hairstyles, unique fashion, and no internet. I can only imagine the amount of

Assessing post-hurricane challenges in Bahamas 2019-09-11 00:00:00MIAMI — Archbishop Patrick C. Pinder of Nassua, Bahamas, celebrated Mass Sept. 8 for evacuee families and Catholic school staff members a week a

Response to 9/11 was 'rescue, rebuild and renew' 2019-09-11 00:00:00In preparing to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said part of his message came from the pas

Benedictine sister's tasty treats jam-packed with love 2019-09-10 00:00:00The summer harvest has arrived, which means it’s time for Sister Pat to focus on the holidays — the sisters’ Holydays-Holidays sale

O’Connell interim head of school honored in Philadelphia 2019-09-09 00:00:00Sister, Servant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Lorraine McGrew, interim head of school at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, was one of 40

Fr. Cornelius O’Brien dies at 87 2019-09-09 00:00:00Father Cornelius O’Brien, former pastor of St. James Church in Falls Church, died in Ireland Sept. 7 at age 87.

Youth Apostles celebrate 40 years as a community 2019-09-09 00:00:00The Youth Apostles, a non-profit organization approved by the Catholic Church as a mixed Public Association of Christ’s Faithful, celebrates 40

Divine Mercy University opens Sterling campus 2019-09-09 00:00:00Bishop Burbidge blessed the building in front of the school community.  

Candles, incense grace the night during Fredericksburg Eucharistic 2019-09-06 00:00:00Nearly 100 students and community members from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg Catholic Campus Ministry participated in the annual


Abortionist Dies and Police Find Remains of Over 2019-09-14 10:05:18A controversial abortionist in Indiana has died who repeatedly broke state laws and was caught failing to report cases of statutory rape of young girl

Same People Who Hid Planned Parenthood’s Aborted Baby 2019-09-13 19:00:16Most Americans who casually watch the news look at the day’s events as a collection of unrelated stories.  It would astonish most people to

Before the Nazis Killed Jews, They Euthanized Hundreds 2019-09-13 17:13:21It can’t be said too often that too often we know too little about history–and what we do know often is either wrong or incomplete. Over t

There Hasn’t Been a Boy Born in This 2019-09-13 16:46:14While we often write about the problems caused by the high proportion of males in countries like India and China, one Polish town has the opposit

India May Follow China’s Lead With a Population 2019-09-13 16:36:26On August 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped out to the Red Fort in the Indian capital of New Delhi as a newly empowered man, after the landslide

Vice President Mike Pence Makes It Clear to 2019-09-13 15:19:25Vice President Mike Pence took a shot at former Vice President Joe Biden Friday, saying, “Let me be clear, I am the vice president of the United

Every Democrat Running for President Supports Abortion, Kamala 2019-09-13 13:36:38Following last night’s Democratic debate, Sen. Kamala Harris criticized ABC panelists for not asking about abortion. The debate, she said, &ldqu

Baby Was Born on 9/11 at 9:11 PM 2019-09-13 13:06:57A baby girl born Wednesday at 9:11 p.m. in Tennessee weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces. A doctor performed a cesarean section on mother Cametrione Malone-Br

Baby Soaked in Toxic Solution for Five Days 2019-09-13 12:04:05The following are remarks from Melissa Ohden prepared for the Congressional hearing Tuesday on “End Infanticide: Examining the Born-Alive Aborti

Can Legislatures and Judges Just Ignore Roe v. 2019-09-13 11:37:13When it comes to opposition to pro-life incrementalism, naturally most people think of those organizations such as Planned Parenthood and NARAL. They

Baby Born Alive at 23 Weeks Was Gasping 2019-09-13 11:09:46This week, at a hearing on Capitol Hill on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, Congressman Chris Smith, chair of the Pro-Life Caucus, is

Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke Mad They Didn’t Get 2019-09-13 10:17:56Of all the important political issues that may not have been addressed during last night’s Democrat presidential debate, surely issues and topic

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