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Pentecost pilgrimages in France, Middle East link Catholics 2019-06-19 14:00:00Paris, France, Jun 19, 2019 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Catholics walked through Syria’s Wadi al-Nasara, or “Valley of the Christians,” this

Efforts to ease tensions over Orange walks in 2019-06-19 13:16:00Glasgow, Scotland, Jun 19, 2019 / 11:16 am (CNA).- Some figures in the Catholic Church and Protestant loyalist groups in Scotland are seeking to reach

Church in Scotland urged to update sex abuse 2019-06-18 18:11:00Glasgow, Scotland, Jun 18, 2019 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- A Scottish Catholic organization set up to prevent, report and audit allegations of sexual abuse wi

German doctors fined for abortion ads 2019-06-17 19:29:00Berlin, Germany, Jun 17, 2019 / 05:29 pm (CNA).- Two German doctors were fined Friday for abortion advertisements which described how the procedure is

Paris archbishop at Mass: Notre-Dame exists to be 2019-06-17 17:10:00Paris, France, Jun 17, 2019 / 03:10 pm (CNA).- During Saturday's Mass in a side chapel of Notre-Dame de Paris, the cathedral's first since its April

Polish priest ordained after cancer diagnosis dies 2019-06-17 12:25:00Warsaw, Poland, Jun 17, 2019 / 10:25 am (CNA).- A young Polish priest who was ordained last month following a terminal cancer diagnosis has died, his

Lead by example, not documents, Vatican abuse expert 2019-06-14 21:00:00Warsaw, Poland, Jun 14, 2019 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- As the Catholic Church in Poland continues to respond to sex abuse by clergy, Archbishop Charles Scicl

Pro-life leader: All-time high abortion rate in UK 2019-06-14 20:32:00London, England, Jun 14, 2019 / 06:32 pm (CNA).- More than 200,000 UK women received an abortion in 2018, setting an all-time high rate of abortion in

Chartres Pentecost pilgrimage draws 14,000 2019-06-13 05:01:00Chartres, France, Jun 13, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- More than 14,000 Catholics walked 62 miles from Paris to Chartres Cathedral in three days in an annu

Notre-Dame's first Mass since fire to be said 2019-06-12 17:28:00Paris, France, Jun 12, 2019 / 03:28 pm (CNA).- The first Mass in Notre-Dame de Paris since the cathedral's April fire will be said Saturday evening i

Order of Malta leader restricts use of extraordinary 2019-06-11 11:01:00Rome, Italy, Jun 11, 2019 / 09:01 am (CNA).- The recently installed head of the Knights of Malta directed Monday that all liturgical ceremonies within

More than a century later, Sagrada Familia gets 2019-06-10 18:01:00Barcelona, Spain, Jun 10, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- After 137 years of ongoing construction, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia received a building permit Fri

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The 100-year-old Franciscan who knew 6 saints in 2019-06-25 00:00:56He died earlier this year, but not without passing on their witness of holiness in his words and deeds.

St. Teresa of Avila’s heart was physically pierced 2019-06-25 00:00:54After exhuming her body, they discovered a puncture wound in her heart.

7 Books every Catholic woman should read this 2019-06-25 00:00:53Take these great reads to the pool or beach and you won't be disappointed!

Catholic youth group involved in fatal Colorado bus 2019-06-25 00:00:18High school students had been in Denver for Steubenville of the Rockies youth conference.

What God can do with a life: Meet 2019-06-25 00:00:06She lost her mom at 4, had to escape Spain's anti-clericalism, and ended up in the jungles of Peru.

Unite your heart to Jesus’ heart with this 2019-06-25 00:00:05Above all things, Jesus wants to enter into our lives through the doorway of our heart.

Beer brewing monks to launch website to cut 2019-06-25 00:00:02The monks of St. Sixtus abbey are trying to prevent retail stores from buying up their stock and selling at a mark-up.

Secretary of State singles out China for “extreme 2019-06-24 15:09:37"The party demands that it alone be called God," Secretary Mike Pompeo said.

From Burkina Faso to Harlem: a Corpus Christi 2019-06-24 14:55:33A fast growing community in the heart of the City praises God with passion and hope

BREAKING NEWS: UK’s court-ordered abortion ruling is overturned 2019-06-24 14:41:35An order forcing a mentally-disabled woman to have an abortion against her will was overturned on appeal.

Don’t receive Communion out of routine, but with 2019-06-24 12:44:02May our "Amen" come from the heart!

3 Kid-friendly summer staycations for tired parents 2019-06-24 06:00:34With a little planning, summer can seem like one long, magical vacation.

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A Higher Allegiance 2019-06-24 09:40:00I recently asked three good friends why they read First Things : Continue Reading »

Interpreting the Bladensburg Cross Case 2019-06-24 06:00:00Last week, the Supreme Court decided the much-awaited Bladensburg Cross case, American Legion v. American Humanist Association .  Continue Read

Murder Disguised as Care 2019-06-23 15:20:00On Friday, the United Kingdom’s Court of Protection ordered a mentally disabled pregnant woman to abort her unborn child. Continue Reading &ra

Public Faith and the Peace Cross 2019-06-21 13:30:00On Thursday, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case American Legion v. American Humanist Association . By a margin of 7-2, the jud

Trump Among Evangelicals 2019-06-21 06:00:00It’s a widely cited statistic: 81 percent of evangelicals voted for Donald Trump. The thrice-married, trash-talking, wheeling-dealing reality TV

Hawley Defends the Public Square 2019-06-20 15:55:00Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri introduced a controversial Big Tech bill yesterday. Continue Reading »

Our Challenge 2019-06-20 10:25:00The value of First Things is brought home to me every time I attend a conference or lecture and people step up and tell me how much they like the ma

The Dictatorship of Woke Capital 2019-06-20 09:50:00This essay was originally delivered as a speech in the U. S. Senate on June 19, 2019. Continue Reading »

The Unaccountable Silences of Bret Baier 2019-06-20 06:00:00Ever since Brit Hume receded from his role in anchoring the Fox evening news, there has been no anchorman more finely suited to this vocation than his

Whose Republic? Which “Liberalism”? 2019-06-19 06:00:00Extra credit question: Name the author of this admonition about the insecure cultural foundations and potentially perilous future of the American repu

A New Consensus 2019-06-17 12:35:00Dear Readers, Continue Reading »

Flightless Birds 2019-06-17 09:15:00My paternal grandparents were born in Cyprus as subjects of the sultan in Constantinople, albeit under British colonial administration. Cyprus came in

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Mexico priest suspected in murder of deacon, whose New! 2019-06-25 19:16:00Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 25, 2019 / 05:16 pm (CNA).- Mexico City police have arrested a priest in connection with the murder of a deacon at the priest

Trump administration officials promise action for global religious New! 2019-06-25 19:07:00Washington D.C., Jun 25, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- With the latest U.S. report on global persecution of individuals and groups based on their religious

Missouri abortion clinic given until Friday to appeal 2019-06-25 18:01:00St. Louis, Mo., Jun 25, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- A Missouri judge has agreed to allow the state’s last abortion clinic to continue performing abo

'Near twin' of Notre Dame clock found in 2019-06-25 17:10:00Paris, France, Jun 25, 2019 / 03:10 pm (CNA).- A clock nearly identical to the one destroyed in the fire at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been fo

Cardinal Burke corrects LifeSiteNews: 'I have never worked 2019-06-25 14:45:00Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2019 / 12:45 pm (CNA).- In a statement today, Cardinal Raymond Burke issued a correction to a now-removed LifeSiteNews article, w

Maryland Christian school sues after being evicted from 2019-06-25 14:08:00Baltimore, Md., Jun 25, 2019 / 12:08 pm (CNA).- A Christian grade school in Maryland is filing a lawsuit after state officials denied it participation

Portland diocese to engage third-party system for reporting 2019-06-25 13:48:00Portland, Maine, Jun 25, 2019 / 11:48 am (CNA).- The Diocese of Portland announced Tuesday it will be using a third-party reporting system for violati

Doctors promised disabled woman 'new doll' after planned 2019-06-25 13:02:00London, England, Jun 25, 2019 / 11:02 am (CNA).- Following a decision by the Court of Appeals in England to overturn an order for a forced abortion on

Brooklyn diocese advances sainthood cause of local priest 2019-06-25 05:01:00New York City, N.Y., Jun 25, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- The Bishop of Brooklyn accepted last week the findings of a nine-year diocesan investigation into

Due to backlash, Pell to live in 'secure 2019-06-25 02:03:00Sydney, Australia, Jun 25, 2019 / 12:03 am (CNA).- While Cardinal George Pell of Australia is appealing his sexual abuse conviction in court, he and h

Austrian women's football team states regret over cancelled 2019-06-25 01:13:00Vienna, Austria, Jun 24, 2019 / 11:13 pm (CNA).- Vienna's FC Mariahilf football team has issued a statement of regret after a friendly with the Vatic

Ecuador march protests abortion, gay marriage 2019-06-24 23:01:00Guayaquil, Ecuador, Jun 24, 2019 / 09:01 pm (CNA).- Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriag

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Our Lady of Good Success Speaks To Us 2019-06-25 03:10:41There’s a Marian Apparition that many well-catechized Catholics have never heard of. That’s because it was hidden on purpose by the wise d

Ginsburg’s “Neutrality” Over Religious Liberty 2019-06-25 03:00:43Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (joined by Justice Sotomayor) wrote the dissenting opinion in last week’s Supreme Court decision uphol

St. Junípero Serra and the Founding of the 2019-06-24 04:45:20The story of the American founding usually begins in the East. In that account, we speak of the War of Independence, the establishment of the American

Self-Doubt as a Spiritual Virtue 2019-06-24 04:35:39Two years ago I wrote a piece about St. Thomas entitled In Defense of Doubt. In it, I praised St. Thomas for facing his doubts and said that honest do

The Birds: When the Wind Changes Overnight 2019-06-24 04:30:50For all their disagreements, scientific fact and science fiction are in agreement concerning the viral quality of fear. Men tend to panic when the win

Bye Bye, Stranger Things 2019-06-21 05:10:47Halfway through season two of the Netflix hit series Stranger Things, I made the decision to stop watching. Owing to monstrous laziness, I kept puttin

A Proposal for Episcopal Reform 2019-06-21 05:00:36In many ways, the following is an attempt to respond to Pope Francis’s invitation to help reform the Church. Specifically, this short missive in

First Reactions of Teenage Boys to the Traditional 2019-06-20 04:10:21The first Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of Pope Benedict XVI was promulgated when I was a friar in religious formation. As young friars, we wanted

Making Sense Out of Pope Francis 2019-06-20 04:00:28Recently I heard of an extraordinary minister of the Eucharist who, during visits to a nursing home, was offering the Holy Sacrament to everyone, rega

Treat the Marriage Vow with the Solemnity It 2019-06-19 03:10:26“If only I had been there with my Franks!” said the warlord Clovis when he heard the story of how Jesus, innocent of all wrong, had been c

Infiltration: Real or Imagined? 2019-06-18 03:10:16Has the Catholic Church been infiltrated by anti-Catholic forces intent on its destruction?  That’s the thesis of Taylor Marshall’s n

Where Cultural and Moral Relativism Intersect 2019-06-18 03:00:25What is the relationship between cultural relativism and moral relativism? In trying to answer this question, we find some remarkable issues convergin

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Greek Orthodox Church in US Gets 1st New 2019-06-22 15:59:31The Greek Orthodox church of the United States, a far-flung denomination of 1.5-million members, on Saturday installed its first new leader in 20 year

Remember Myriam? The Little Girl Who Forgave ISIS 2019-06-20 12:40:07Today is World Refugee Day, a time when the world recognizes the plight of 68 million displaced people around the globe. One refugee we introduced to

Christian Publishers Urge Trump to Not Impose ‘Bible 2019-06-20 08:55:54Book publishers are pleading with President Donald Trump to not impose what they are calling a “Bible tax.”

Little Girl Traumatized as School Teaches 6-Year-Olds 'There 2019-06-19 20:52:42A Canadian family has filed a civil rights complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario after their six-year-old daughter became overtly confus

Egyptian Christian Arrested, Home Trashed by Muslims for 2019-06-19 14:53:54A Christian man in Egypt has been arrested after being accused of insulting Islam on Facebook. The 25-year-old Coptic Christian, Fady Yousef, was arre

Christian Teen's Contagious Courageous Stand, a 'Hostage for 2019-06-19 14:48:16A mom travels 9,000 miles on a mission to secure her daughter's freedom, held captive because she refuses to deny Jesus as her savior.

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: The Group Connecting Imprisoned 2019-06-19 14:33:35GEM, Girls Embracing Mothers, is a program that unites girls with their mothers who are behind bars.

Have We Been Misinterpreting This Popular New Testament 2019-06-18 19:46:32Every year, around Memorial Day, social media feeds are littered with references to John 15:13, but is it possible we’ve misunderstood what

Dozens of Christian Girls in Pakistan Targeted for 2019-06-18 16:20:19According to Legal Evangelical Association Development (LEAD), a non-profit advocacy group providing legal aid to persecuted minorities, 28 Christian

US Businesses Urge Trump to Negotiate With China, 2019-06-18 10:28:38The US Chamber of Commerce is calling on the Trump administration to end its trade war with China, warning tariffs could cost $1 trillion over the nex

Hong Kong Protesters Sang 'Hallelujah to the Lord' 2019-06-18 08:38:43An extradition bill that would have sent criminal suspects to communist China for prosecution seems to be dead for now, but Hong Kong's student prote

Backdoor Blasphemy Law? Brit Muslim Group Attempts to 2019-06-17 17:01:12Last month after the British government dropped a proposed definition of Islamophobia, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the largest Islamic organi

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Explosive Dossier: Cardinal Cupich Under Investigation for Withholding 2019-06-21 13:35:26Editor’s note: the following article from Marco Tosatti originally appeared today in Italian at La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana, and has been transl

Scripture & Tradition: External Solemnity of Corpus Christi 2019-06-21 12:00:32(Note: In regions outside the USA, this Sunday is celebrated as the Second Sunday after Pentecost.) Epistle: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29 Gospel: John 6:56-

Paprocki vs. Cupich on Communion for Pro-Abortion Politicians: 2019-06-20 12:40:11On June 5, in reaction to radical new pro-abortion laws passed in the state of Illinois, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield issued a

The Amazon Synod’s Long Game Is More Radical 2019-06-19 18:30:49It’s 2029, and, by necessity, you’re attending a “group-conducted” Mass celebrated by Jerry the bus driver, Charles the bank m

Letter of a Father to His Son on 2019-06-19 13:28:56The following letter was written some years ago by a father to his teenage son, who had asked him for advice about how to pray and how to be a better

The Disastrous State of Things 2019-06-18 15:54:04Looking out across the Catholic landscape, things are pretty grim. We are losing this war. I talked to someone yesterday who is close to one of the Am

Traditionalism and the Order of Malta 2019-06-18 13:19:49The Knights of Malta are a nine-hundred-year-old order of the Catholic Church, and one could aptly write a treatise on why tradition is and should be

Archbishop Viganò on Bransfield, Rossi, and the “Gay 2019-06-17 22:44:23Editor’s note: The interview excerpts in the following piece were given by Archbishop Viganò to Italian journalist and author Marco Tosat

Amazon Synod Working Document Released Today, and It 2019-06-17 16:32:45The “Instrumentum Laboris” (working document) for the upcoming Amazon Synod was released today. Currently available only in Italian and Sp

On Becoming a Genuine Dad: Pray, Play, 2019-06-17 10:06:03“Frankly, this song scares me to death.” —Harry Chapin explaining his song “Cat’s in the Cradle”[i] At the school

Social Media Deplatforming is Becoming a Major Threat 2019-06-14 15:00:57Every time I post about social media, I get a predictable barrage of negative responses. Here are a few real ones: “Stay the heck off Facebook.

Scripture and Tradition: Trinity Sunday 2019-06-14 12:00:49Epistle: Romans 11:33-36 Gospel: Matthew 28:18-20 O almighty and everlasting God, who hast granted to Thy servants, in confessing the true Faith, to a

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“Greetings and Welcome” to Charleston and NRLC 2019 2019-06-25 17:00:25By Holly Gatling, Executive Director. South Carolina Citizens for Life In 1994, I attended my very first National Right to Life Convention. It was hel

The Democrats’ first two debates: Will they discuss 2019-06-25 15:08:20Download a comparison of where they stand on Life By Karen Cross, National Right to Life political director The first of a series of twelve Democrat d

Latest Gallup poll shows strong increases in pro-life 2019-06-25 15:00:11More single-issue pro-lifer voters By Dave Andrusko What a coincidence. Three days ago we wrote about “A case study in misleading abortion polli

Doctors must not forcibly abort baby of woman 2019-06-25 14:43:44The woman’s mother successfully appealed against the original decision. “We rejoice that common sense and basic decency has prevailed, and

The Washington Post Boosts Elderly ‘Rational Suicide’ 2019-06-25 14:39:50By Wesley J. Smith The media abandoned unequivocal opposition to suicide long ago. Most publications editorially support legalizing assisted suicide,

Incredulous CNN host shocked on air that parents 2019-06-25 14:30:18By Lisa Bourne June 24, 2019 — A CNN host repeatedly questioned a guest in a recent on-air exchange on why families shouldn’t be allowed t

Ugly details coming out about attempted forced abortion 2019-06-25 14:25:56By Dave Andrusko Nothing about a court-ordered abortion of a mentally challenged young woman made sense. Now, following a June 24 decision by a three

A materialist view of conscience could be bad 2019-06-25 14:16:52By Michael Cook Conscientious objection must be one of the hottest topics in bioethics at the moment. In the US, the Trump Administration is trying to

NY Times Lets Novelist John Irving Make Up 2019-06-25 14:11:52By Clay Waters Novelist John Irving (The Cider House Rules and others) heaved up “The Anti-Abortion Crusade’s Cruel History” onto th

Abortion survivor Melissa Ohden tells her story 2019-06-25 14:06:01By Sarah Terzo In a letter to Rep. Trent Franks, Melissa Ohden tells her story: “In August 1977, my biological mother, a 19-year-old college stu

Novelist John Irving’s hatred for pro-lifers boils over 2019-06-25 13:57:31By Dave Andrusko What a coincidence. Last night as I was putting the finishing touches on a presentation I will be giving soon, I concluded with a ref

In Memoriam of Dr. Russell Sacco 2019-06-25 13:42:18By Oregon Right to Life After a fight with cancer, the pro-life movement lost one of its unsung heroes, Dr. Russell Sacco, this June. A father of four

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Screening of ‘Divine Plan’ marks anniversary of pope’s 2019-06-25 16:00:07Senior White House officials gathered June 21 with leaders of various faith groups and nonprofit organizations as well as community leaders to commemo

As raid threats stoke fears, church leaders try 2019-06-25 15:53:22The president's threats came and went in tweets, but priests, women and men religious, church-affiliated organizations and even some bishops from aro

Cardinal Burke cuts ties with institute, citing its 2019-06-25 15:47:57U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke has resigned from the Dignitatis Humanae Institute, saying it has become "more and more identified with the political

Melkite Catholic bishops call for peace in Syria 2019-06-25 13:13:59Melkite Catholic bishops from around the world, gathering in Lebanon for their annual synod, called for reconciliation and peace in Syria.

Cuban Catholics pray for Cardinal Ortega battling terminal 2019-06-25 13:09:28The archbishop of Havana said his predecessor, Cardinal Jaime Ortega Alamino, is in stable condition, but his health has weakened and taken a downturn

Syriac Catholic bishops optimistic amid dispersion of their 2019-06-25 06:34:18Faced with the migration of Christians from Syria and Iraq, Syriac Catholic bishops meeting in Lebanon for their annual synod called upon church membe

Court overturns conviction of death-row inmate for jury 2019-06-25 06:28:38The Supreme Court, citing racial bias in the prosecutor's jury selection, overturned the death sentence of a Mississippi African American man who had

U.S. bishops draw flak for official statement after 2019-06-25 01:42:48The USCCB is facing backlash after its response to the Trump administration's deportation plans.

Eco-rallies, cancelled soccer match illustrate ‘cafeteria secularism’ 2019-06-25 01:42:44In addition to the well-worn problem of "cafeteria Catholicism," there's an equally real phenomenon of "cafeteria secularism" when it comes to pe

Aussie prelate: Pro-life movement can’t be ‘so broad 2019-06-25 01:42:40Ines San Martin speaks to an Australian bishop on an ad limina visit to Rome.

UK pro-life groups praise Appeal Court for stopping 2019-06-24 15:37:41A panel of Court of Appeal judges has halted a court-ordered abortion in the United Kingdom, overturning a decision made last Friday in a case involvi

Venezuelan bishops urge UN human rights chief to 2019-06-24 15:36:39Venzuela's bishops have called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to "defend" the lives of the Venezuelan people.

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Digital Edition – June 20, 2019 2019-06-20 18:44:05Archdiocesan synod opens with Pentecost Mass, Jubilees, 2019 legislative session analysis, Religious Freedom Week, Rural Life Mass, Bishops' general

Summer Sunday Mass: option or obligation 2019-06-20 18:26:45Sunday is the Lord’s Day. Jesus rose from the dead on Sunday morning, so Sunday is sacred and reserved as the Christian sabbath, the day to reme

Origins of the feast of Corpus Christi 2019-06-20 18:15:08St. Juliana of Cornillon was born in Liège (modern-day Belgium) around 1192 and was left an orphan at age 5 when her parents died. She was rais

Congratulations, jubilarians! 2019-06-20 17:45:31The Catholic Spirit is honored to celebrate the priests who are marking 10, 25, 50 and 60 years of priestly ministry this year.

Priestly jubilees: Celebrating lives in service to the 2019-06-20 16:36:40A jubilee anniversary is an opportunity not only to celebrate achievements but to reflect on a journey — past, present and future.

Mexican priest accused of murder after celebrating victim’s 2019-06-20 15:55:24A priest in Mexico City has been arrested for murder barely a week after he celebrated a funeral Mass for the victim.

Embrace the ordinary 2019-06-20 15:04:33More green hues are seen from the pews and a new weekly numbering scheme commences as Ordinary Time picks up on the momentum of Pentecost. Two thousan

California bishops promote ‘ecological spirituality’ in new statement 2019-06-20 14:26:01The California Catholic Conference commemorated the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home" by i

Vatican official praises Catholic media for coverage of 2019-06-20 14:13:28In a remarkably frank and detailed speech, the Vatican official heading the department charged with reviewing clergy sexual abuse allegations told an

Farmer’s wife reaps Catholic United Financial’s volunteer award 2019-06-20 13:05:45As Mary Lee Androli of St. Andrew in Elysian gets closer to 80 years of age, she is asked more frequently: When is she going to slow down?

To kill the cult of personality 2019-06-19 18:20:42A year or so ago, my very talented and prayerful assistant convinced me I needed to develop a better website. I dragged my feet — and legs, and

A Church for the poor requires religious freedom 2019-06-19 17:56:00To bring the Gospel to all men and women, not to just the wealthy or intellectuals, Christianity must be incarnated in every aspect of civilization, i

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The Decline of Religious Colleges and Universities 2019-06-21 23:00:52Today, there are only a handful of religious colleges and universities that stand fast against the cultural decline and moral laxity that shapes Ameri

Quentin Tarantino’s “Pulp Fiction” and Flannery O’Connor 2019-06-21 23:00:40Quentin Tarentino’s film “Pulp Fiction” and Flannery O’Connor’s stories smell of nihilism. But at the end of the film, a

“Two Days in June” 2019-06-21 15:00:38Last winter lies vanquished, Sprawled under lolling hills of green, Strangled amid red-berried brambles, Smothered deep beneath bare feet stomping alo

“The Hanging God”: Poet as a Bridge of 2019-06-20 23:00:38The poet and the bard hold the sacred office of priest, bridging the transcendent with the everyday. I believe it our duty as conservatives to cultiva

Pardoning the Unpardonable 2019-06-20 23:00:10Before legal codes were hammered into stone tablets, there were customs that enshrined a code of conduct for all warriors. And this code has always be

A Country for Old Men: Bruce Springsteen’s “Western 2019-06-19 23:01:08The old men who narrate the songs of Bruce Springsteen's cinematic "Western Stars" are broken, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Seeking a

Antigone and Me 2019-06-19 23:00:13Antigone was verbally attacked by Creon for her choice, for her womanhood, and for her independent actions. Being able to withstand a barrage of abuse

Remembering Irving Babbitt 2019-06-18 23:00:40Irving Babbitt’s humanism was not radically intricate or convoluted: It was a reflection of nature and, at least to the wise, of common sense. N

Ovid on Passion 2019-06-18 23:00:10My friends, excess of love can be just as cruel and volatile as excess of hate. It knows neither limits nor boundaries. It can find no resting place,

Summer Reading Recommendations 2019-06-17 23:00:31A sentence from the first paragraph of Federalist 1 occurs to me on the oddest occasions: “But this is a thing more ardently to be wished than s

Telling Lies 2019-06-17 23:00:13We should learn to cultivate the unwillingness to tolerate the unwitting, untold lie in the soul, and the wit and wisdom to transmute the unavoidable

The Un-Burkean Economic Policy of Edmund Burke 2019-06-16 23:00:54Edmund Burke allowed his fear of the French Revolution to cloud his judgment of a fitting response to the needs of agricultural workers. He was blind

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THE FRENCH CONNECTION: Michael Matt On Massive Catholic 2019-06-07 10:33:50New From RTV. . . The day before the 2019 Pilgrimage from Paris to Chartres, U.S. coordinator Michael J. Matt explains the significance of the largest

Some History of the Chartres Pilgrimage 2019-06-07 09:43:31The Cathedral of Chartres is the Key to Understanding the Pilgrimage to Chartres This has been standing here for centuries. The premier work of man pe

WHERE HAVE ALL the MONASTERIES GONE? Freemasonry and 2019-06-03 11:40:40  Umbria, not Montecasino; the true cradle of Western Monasticism In tourist brochures, Umbria is called the “green heart” of Italy -

MORE CATHOLIC THAN FRANCIS: Pope Loses Big in 2019-05-30 01:59:38New from RTV... The European Union vs. the Kingship of Christ. From the Editor's Desk, Michael J. Matt takes a closer look at the ramifications of hu

NOTRE DAME WINS: Iconic French Cathedral to be 2019-05-29 01:33:05Photo: Walter Matt In the April 30th issue of The Remnant Newspaper, the week after Notre Dame burned and amid rumors of coming glass roofs and &ldquo

St. Bede the Venerable (May 27) 2019-05-27 13:47:47New from RTV. . .    St. Bede was born in northern England in the year 673. At the age of seven, he was sent, as an oblate, to a nearby mona

The Fidelity of the City of Rome to 2019-05-24 14:56:04A Letter from Rome... In May of 2011, the TLM was celebrated on the high altar of St. Peter's Bascilica by Cardinal Brandmüller In traditionalis

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Give Them Some Food Yourselves 2019-06-21 06:01:29As St. Luke reports, originally, Jesus gave his first followers sustenance and nourishment when they found themselves in a deserted, out-of-the-way pl

A Family of Love 2019-06-20 05:04:46In the liturgical life of the Church, many days of the year are dedicated to concrete events and persons. Of course, there are many feasts for Je

Three is a Holy Number 2019-06-19 07:03:25A very wise and intelligent Jewish university professor and scripture scholar [Pinchas Lapide] once wrote a book about the meaning of Easter Sunday. T

They Hate Us 2019-06-17 06:45:43Not since the American Civil War has such boundless hatred been so widespread, especially in our political culture. This new-emerging atmosphere of vi

The Trinity is Our Home! 2019-06-14 18:41:48Back to my theology days, precisely in the course of ecclesiology, it keeps coming into my mind and heart what the great theologian and poet, who firs

The Blessed Trinity 2019-06-13 20:00:55On the feast of the Holy Trinity, we should pause to find out if all our energies and efforts are directed towards the only thing that really matters

How St Anthony Teaches Us Humility and Unconditional 2019-06-12 05:30:32St. Anthony of Padua, whose feast day we celebrate on June 13, was a man of many virtues who had attained that disposition sought out by those who can

Where is Truth? 2019-06-11 04:00:18Being human, we strive toward various goals in life. Most, if not all of them, are directed in search of the truth or a derivative feeling of authenti

Remembering Luis Machado 2019-06-09 06:15:33Luis Alberto Machado (1932-2016) was a lawyer who served in various governmental capacities in Venezuela. He is best remembered for his conviction tha

What Would We Change? 2019-06-07 12:00:15What are the things that you would change in our Church, in our city, in our family, in our nation, in the world? As you compile your list, let me try

The Eternal Facilitator 2019-06-06 12:00:25With the solemnity of Pentecost practically on our doorsteps it would be wise and helpful to appreciate, at least with a small dose, this great liturg

Meat on Fridays? 2019-06-05 03:30:37I am a proud carnivore. I often show my cuspid teeth to my vegan buddy as a reminder to him that our genetics created these to rip and tear meat.

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Controlling Your Thoughts, Only 25 Days As A 2019-06-25 13:01:01By Tito Edwards | Controlling Your Thoughts – Fr. John Catoir at Catholic Stand +1 A Priest for Just Twenty-Five Days, Father Michal Los Passes

Clergy Sex-Abuse Victims and Perpetrators Have Changed Since 2019-06-25 12:36:01By Jennifer Roback Morse | The clergy sexual abuse and cover-up scandal evokes powerful emotions. Some people become protective of their views of inte

How to Talk to Your Children About Death 2019-06-25 11:33:01By Kathy Schiffer | Popping up across the internet this week is a provocative children's play set: a Lego Funeral Set. The kit is an imaginative coll

Cardinal Zen: Compelled to Speak 2019-06-25 09:40:01By Joseph O’Brien | For Love of My People I Will Not Remain Silent On the Situation of the Church in China By Cardinal Joseph Zen Ignatius Pr

Brooklyn Diocese Advances Sainthood Cause of Local Priest 2019-06-25 08:45:01By Catholic News Agency | NEW YORK - The Bishop of Brooklyn accepted last week the findings of a nine-year diocesan investigation into the life of Mon

Due to Backlash, Pell to Live in ‘Secure 2019-06-25 08:13:01By Catholic News Agency | SYDNEY - While Cardinal George Pell of Australia is appealing his sexual abuse conviction in court, he and his supporters ar

Attend The Local Parish Or Go Elsewhere, Pro-Life 2019-06-25 01:01:01By Tito Edwards | Ask Father: Obligation To Attend The Local Parish Instead Of Going Somewhere Else – Fr. Z’s Blog +1 Australian Pro-Life

The Witches are Back 2019-06-24 18:06:01By Matthew Archbold | Suppose, my dear Chadd, suppose it is we who are the idiots because we are not afraid of devils in the dark? —G.K.&nb

The Beauty of Priestly Celibacy 2019-06-24 16:10:01By Father Carter Griffin | It is a difficult time in the Catholic priesthood. Far too many priests are unfaithful, violating their promise of celibacy

We Live in the Best of All Impossible 2019-06-24 15:08:01By Joseph Pearce | G. K. Chesterton once remarked that we don’t live in the best of all possible worlds but in the best of all impossible worlds

Catholic Youth Group Involved in Fatal Colorado Bus 2019-06-24 14:37:01By Jonah McKeown/CNA | PUEBLO - A charter bus carrying members of a Catholic group from New Mexico crashed Sunday in southern Colorado, killing at lea

Forced Abortion Decision Overturned on Appeal, According to 2019-06-24 13:30:01By Catholic News Agency | LONDON - A controversial UK court decision to force a disabled woman to have an abortion has been overturned on appeal. In

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Tocqueville on polarization New! 2019-06-26 00:01:54The 19th-century French Catholic, Alexis de Tocqueville, fashioned himself “a new kind of liberal” but was fascinated by Puritanism’

Suffocating the Church in China New! 2019-06-26 00:01:34As the communist government bans minors from church and Catholic education, refuses to allow relations with foreign Catholics, and curbs...

Indiana school submits to archbishop New! 2019-06-26 00:01:33A Catholic high school in the Indianapolis archdiocese has said it will comply with the archbishop’s instructions to stop employing...

Oz bishop: Keep “pro-life” focused New! 2019-06-26 00:01:30The youngest bishop in Australia says about plans for a March for Life in Sydney, that “I think that we...

The decline in a belief in moral absolutes New! 2019-06-26 00:01:13Those who deny the Church a final teaching competence in this area force her to remain silent precisely where the...

McCarrick: Many Grave Additional Questions New! 2019-06-26 00:00:06Fr. Gerald Murray: It’s past time for the Church to reveal the whole story of McCarrick and other bishops who were wolves in shepherds’ cl

On something and nothing 2019-06-25 00:01:48The term “infinity” was an invention of the Devil. . . .Or if the Devil didn’t invent it, he “evolved”...

UK Court overturns forced-abortion rulingUK 2019-06-25 00:01:45A controversial UK court decision to force a disabled woman to have an abortion has been overturned on appeal. In...

Doctrine and the death penalty 2019-06-25 00:01:14One must respect the right of Rome to seek to abolish the death penalty, but one may also disagree as...

The Cross speaks 2019-06-25 00:01:02“Many years have gone—yet still I have it in remembrance—since I was felled upon a forest’s edge and wakened from...

Religious Freedom Week 2019 2019-06-24 00:01:47Saturday officially kicked off the U.S. bishops’ annual “Religious Freedom Week,” which is a bit of an exercise in rebranding....

Vatican abuse official on the burden of abuse 2019-06-24 00:01:41In a remarkably frank and detailed speech, Msgr. John Kennedy, who heads the department charged with reviewing clergy sexual abuse,...

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On Brebeuf Jesuit and the Church’s witness to New! 2019-06-25 21:13:50It is interesting to observe that in the Catholic New Agency (CNA) report of June 20, 2019 on Archbishop Charles Thompson rescinding recognition of Br

Historic mission bell removed from California college New! 2019-06-25 20:49:00Santa Cruz, California, Jun 25, 2019 / 06:49 pm (CNA).- A university in California removed a bell last week after a Native American group claimed the

Bishop Hying at installation: Serve with love, for New! 2019-06-25 19:25:05MADISON, Wisconsin — On his first day as bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Most Rev. Donald Joseph Hying took the long view: he looked ahead to

Mexico priest suspected in murder of deacon, whose New! 2019-06-25 19:16:00Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 25, 2019 / 05:16 pm (CNA).- Mexico City police have arrested a priest in connection with the murder of a deacon at the priest

Trump administration officials promise action for global religious New! 2019-06-25 19:07:00Washington D.C., Jun 25, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- With the latest U.S. report on global persecution of individuals and groups based on their religious

Missouri abortion clinic given until Friday to appeal 2019-06-25 18:01:00St. Louis, Mo., Jun 25, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- A Missouri judge has agreed to allow the state’s last abortion clinic to continue performing abo

‘Near twin’ of Notre Dame clock found in 2019-06-25 17:10:00Paris, France, Jun 25, 2019 / 03:10 pm (CNA).- A clock nearly identical to the one destroyed in the fire at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris has been fo

Cardinal Burke corrects LifeSiteNews: ‘I have never worked 2019-06-25 16:16:29Rome, Italy, Jun 25, 2019 / 12:45 pm (CNA).- In a statement today, Cardinal Raymond Burke issued a correction to a now-removed LifeSiteNews article, w

Maryland Christian school sues after being evicted from 2019-06-25 14:08:00Baltimore, Md., Jun 25, 2019 / 12:08 pm (CNA).- A Christian grade school in Maryland is filing a lawsuit after state officials denied its participatio

Portland diocese to engage third-party system for reporting 2019-06-25 13:48:00Portland, Maine, Jun 25, 2019 / 11:48 am (CNA).- The Diocese of Portland announced Tuesday it will be using a third-party reporting system for violati

Brooklyn diocese advances sainthood cause of local priest 2019-06-25 05:01:00New York City, N.Y., Jun 25, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- The Bishop of Brooklyn accepted last week the findings of a nine-year diocesan investigation into

Due to backlash, Pell to live in ‘secure 2019-06-25 02:03:00Sydney, Australia, Jun 25, 2019 / 12:03 am (CNA).- While Cardinal George Pell of Australia is appealing his sexual abuse conviction in court, he and h

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Holy Spirit conducts symphony of communion, pope says 2019-06-19 00:00:00Like an orchestra conductor leading a symphony of different sounds and harmonies, the Holy Spirit creates a masterpiece of unity and communion that ex

Oregon parish mourns couple's departure to avert deportation 2019-06-19 00:00:00A well-known Portland Catholic married couple has moved to Canada because attorneys could not find a clear path to resolve the pair's immigration sta

Quebec government passes Canada's strictest secularism bill 2019-06-18 00:00:00A new law in Quebec prohibits the wearing of religious symbols or clothing by some government employees, including public school teachers, state lawye

Young women urged to reject ego, focus on 2019-06-17 00:00:00Spiritual advice was mixed with practical suggestions at the GIVEN Catholic Young Women's Leadership Forum held at The Catholic University of America

Paris archbishop celebrates first Mass in Notre Dame 2019-06-17 00:00:00The archbishop of Paris wore a hard hat as he celebrated the first Mass in Notre Dame Cathedral since a huge blaze devastated the landmark building in

Celebrating a patron saint in Falls Church 2019-06-14 00:00:00St. Anthony of Padua Church in Falls Church celebrated its namesake’s feast day June 13 with a bilingual Mass.

Bishops give go-ahead to developing priorities, plans for 2019-06-13 00:00:00The U.S. bishops June 12 gave a provisional OK to development of a new set of strategic priorities to guide the work of their conference from 2021 thr

Bishops pass 10-point plan to acknowledge 'episcopal commitments' 2019-06-13 00:00:00The U.S. bishops approved a 10-point statement, "Affirming Our Episcopal Commitments," June 13 during their general meeting in Baltimore in which th

Bishop sees need to renew covenant with the 2019-06-13 00:00:00As the U.S. bishops have developed their response to the renewed clergy sexual abuse crisis over the last year, Bishop Steven R. Biegler of Cheyenne,

Bishops OK plan to implement pope's procedures addressing 2019-06-13 00:00:00The U.S. bishops approved a plan to implement the "motu proprio" "Vos Estis Lux Mundi" ("You are the light of the world") issued in May by Pope

Bishops vote to revise U.S. catechism's capital punishment 2019-06-13 00:00:00The U.S. bishops voted June 13 to revise what the U.S. church teaches its adult members about the death penalty in a passage on the issue in the U.S.

Bishops approve third-party reporting system 2019-06-13 00:00:00A nationwide third-party system for receiving confidential reports of "certain complaints" against bishops took a step closer to being implemented d

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Google, YouTube Label Pro-Life Advocates “Nazis With Dogwhistles” New! 2019-06-25 19:24:51A new revelation from Project Veritas has found that YouTube and Google labeled popular conservative commentators as “Nazis.” In a leaked

Utah County Passes Resolution Condemning Abortion, “All Human New! 2019-06-25 18:52:44Local cities and counties have joined the trend towards protecting human life from abortion. One Utah county just approved a resolution condemning abo

Washington Post Essentially Says Elderly People Should Just 2019-06-25 17:00:28The media abandoned unequivocal opposition to suicide long ago. Most publications editorially support legalizing assisted suicide, and the news sides

More Pro-Life Americans Promise to Never Vote for 2019-06-25 16:47:37What a coincidence. Three days ago we wrote about “A case study in misleading abortion polling results.” The lead sentence was “If t

Doctors Told Mentally Disabled Woman She’d Get a 2019-06-25 15:35:16The decision to order that a 22-week pregnant woman be subject to an abortion against her will has been overturned in the Court of Appeal. On Friday,

Woman Accusing Trump of Rape is Abortion Activist 2019-06-25 15:13:19A woman who recently accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault has a history of abortion advocacy. Last week, E. Jean Carroll, a writer for Ell

Woman Aborts Her Baby, Tries to Hide Abortion 2019-06-25 13:45:26Abortions are legal in South Africa, but some women still resort to their own methods to abort their unborn babies. Estcourt News reports police are i

NY Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Injures Woman After 2019-06-25 13:16:44A North Shore University Hospital ambulance was called to the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Hempstead, New York, for a woman who required em

Woman Screams in Agony as She Regrets Ending 2019-06-25 12:17:59Many years ago I was sitting with a group of friends listening to a recording of a woman wailing and moaning in anguish. I can honestly still hear the

Planned Parenthood CEO: Pro-Lifers are Just “Misogynists” Want 2019-06-25 11:37:07Conflating the killing of unborn babies with health care, Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen blasted pro-lifers as “misogynists” and o

Clint Eastwood Will Keep Filming in Georgia Despite 2019-06-25 11:28:20Legendary actor/director Clint Eastwood is staying out of abortion politics this summer as he prepares to film his new movie in Georgia. Dozens of oth

Nancy Pelosi and Democrats Block Bill to Stop 2019-06-25 10:28:05Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats continue to refuse a request to allow a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation that wo

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