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Cardinal Marx will not seek re-election as head 2020-02-11 13:36:00Munich, Germany, Feb 11, 2020 / 11:36 am (CNA).- Cardinal Reinhard Marx has notified German bishops that he will not stand to be elected to a second t

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years of charity 2020-02-11 12:05:00Rome, Italy, Feb 11, 2020 / 10:05 am (CNA).- A group of the Knights of Columbus are on pilgrimage in Rome to celebrate 100 years of their charitable p

Newman relic reported stolen from Birmingham Oratory 2020-02-10 16:30:00Birmingham, England, Feb 10, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- A first-class relic of St. John Henry Newman was stolen from the Birmingham Oratory sometime in l

Polish bishops call for John Paul II to 2020-02-05 15:21:00Warsaw, Poland, Feb 5, 2020 / 01:21 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Stanislaw Gadecki, head of the Polish Episcopal Conference, is calling for St. John Paul II

German court reverses school's niqab ban 2020-02-04 13:01:00Hamburg, Germany, Feb 4, 2020 / 11:01 am (CNA).- A court in Germany overturned Monday a school’s ban on niqabs, ruling that Hamburg law does not

Italian police issue warrants for former religious group 2020-02-03 16:46:00Prato, Italy, Feb 3, 2020 / 02:46 pm (CNA).- Civil authorities in Tuscany have issued warrants against nine people accused of sexual abuse; they are t

German lay leader condemns cardinal for opposing 'synodal 2020-02-03 13:30:00Cologne, Germany, Feb 3, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- A leading lay Catholic in the German city of Cologne has openly condemned his own archbishop for voic

Homeless gather in Roman basilica to pray for 2020-02-03 08:00:00Rome, Italy, Feb 3, 2020 / 06:00 am (CNA).- Hundreds of homeless people and volunteers prayed together in the Basilica of Santa Maria in Trastevere Su

Filmmakers point to Knock Shrine as a place 2020-02-02 16:11:00Dublin, Ireland, Feb 2, 2020 / 02:11 pm (CNA).- As Ireland grapples with high rates of depression and suicide, Irish filmmakers point to the Knock Shr

Church of England maintains sex guidance, despite apologizing 2020-01-31 16:04:00London, England, Jan 31, 2020 / 02:04 pm (CNA).- The Church of England will not be withdrawing its recent pastoral guidance affirming that sex is rese

French cardinal acquitted by appeal court of failing 2020-01-30 09:45:00Lyon, France, Jan 30, 2020 / 07:45 am (CNA).- Cardinal Philippe Barbarin has been acquitted by a French appeals court of failing to report sexual abus

Priest in N Ireland cancels Sinn Féin meeting 2020-01-27 18:01:00Armagh, Northern Ireland, Jan 27, 2020 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- A pastor in Northern Ireland barred earlier this month the Irish nationalist party Sinn F&ea

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9 Inspiring prayer corners on Pinterest dedicated to New! 2020-02-18 00:00:58Creating a space for sacred images and will help you remember God's presence -- and bring more beauty to your home!

4 Tips from the Bible for being a New! 2020-02-18 00:00:57Adhering to these manners can ensure you'll get invited back again and again.

Is it possible to grow old happily? New! 2020-02-18 00:00:46With the right motivation, this stage of life can fulfilling and meaningful.

The most Catholic country (other than the Vatican) New! 2020-02-18 00:00:40If Pope Francis is able to visit as hoped, some much needed attention will be focused here.

6 Tips for choosing attendants at your wedding New! 2020-02-18 00:00:23Selecting the right people as witnesses of your marriage is a key decision as you prepare for the big event.

Barbara Remington, illustrator of ‘Lord of the Rings’ New! 2020-02-18 00:00:21The fantastic illustrations became famous despite having little to do with the books.

How Lent can lead to peace, joy and New! 2020-02-18 00:00:09Lent is not meant to be a gloomy season, but one where we deepen our relationship with Christ.

Before confession ask your Guardian Angel for help New! 2020-02-18 00:00:09If you are having difficulty with the idea of going to confession, ask your Guardian Angel to give you strength!

98-year-old Catholic bishop overcomes coronavirus 2020-02-17 16:50:42Monsignor Zhu Baoyu, Bishop of Nanyang is the oldest patient cured of the coronavirus.

Polish priests hit the slopes in annual skiing 2020-02-17 15:23:38Watch the cassocks-clad clergy in their quest for the John Paul II cup.

Resist temptation with these Bible verses 2020-02-17 08:00:27If you find yourself struggling to overcome temptation, cry out to God with these words from the Bible.

Frustrated by what you lack? Here’s how to 2020-02-17 06:00:494 tips for learning to appreciate all the good in your life.

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Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Burden 2020-02-14 09:40:00Before I come to my own (unsuccessful) candidacy, let me offer a few takeaways from Ireland’s general election last weekend. Continue Reading

Francis Stands Firm 2020-02-13 16:55:00Pope Francis has shown himself to be his own man. In his post-synodal apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia, the Holy Father turned back efforts to

Heaven in History 2020-02-13 06:00:00 History and Eschatology: Jesus and the Promise of Natural Theology by n. t. wright baylor, 365 pages, $34.95 Continue Reading »

Flannery O’Connor and Friends, Revisited 2020-02-12 06:00:00Her fiction may occasionally get the chop in politically correct 21st-century American high schools. But as Benjamin Alexander writes in the preface t

Reclaiming Paradox 2020-02-11 06:00:00God is either transcendent or immanent. We cannot have our theological cake and eat it too. Or so we are inclined to think. And since it seems obvious

As the Synodal Way Begins 2020-02-10 06:00:00The Catholic Church in Germany has begun its “Synodal Way.” From Jan. 30–Feb. 1, the German bishops held the first synodal assembly

What We’ve Been Reading—February 2020 2020-02-07 06:00:00R. R. Reno Continue Reading »

Desiderata 2020-02-07 06:00:00If you’ve been a magazine reader for roughly 65 years and an editor assigning book reviews (among other things) for roughly half of that time, y

Theological Fraud 2020-02-06 06:00:00One benefit of doing academic work in accounting ethics, as I have done, is that one gets a sense of the high standards of truthfulness that public co

What Is an Angel? 2020-02-06 06:00:00Aquinas 101 is a YouTube series produced by the Thomistic Institute. These videos seek to introduce viewers to the Christian intellectual tradition t

A Protestant Tribute to Archbishop Chaput 2020-02-05 06:00:00A Catholic archbishop, a Presbyterian professor, and his wife walk into a bar.” While this might sound like the opening line of a bad religious

Auschwitz and “Intrinsic Evil” 2020-02-05 06:00:00Seventy-five years ago, on January 27, 1945, the infantrymen of the Red Army’s 322nd Rifle Division were bludgeoning their way into the Third Re

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Bishops urge president to hold peace talks in New! 2020-02-17 20:01:00Yaoundé, Cameroon, Feb 17, 2020 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Bishops from around the world have signed an open letter to the Cameroonian president asking

Catholics provide pastoral, physical aid in the face New! 2020-02-17 19:50:00Beijing, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 05:50 pm (CNA).- While the coronavirus outbreak continues, Catholics have sought to provide aid and pastoral care to th

In last Mass as Philly archbishop, Chaput retires New! 2020-02-17 18:45:00Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 17, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his peopl

New Hong Kong bishop to be announced within 2020-02-17 18:00:00Hong Kong, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- Priests in the Diocese of Hong Kong are expecting the announcement of their new bishop within the ne

Priest with brain tumor 'embraces it willingly' for 2020-02-17 17:41:00Indianapolis, Ind., Feb 17, 2020 / 03:41 pm (CNA).- When Fr. John Hollowell went to Mayo Clinic for brain scans after what doctors thought was a strok

In new series, Pope Francis offers insights on 2020-02-17 17:00:00Rome, Italy, Feb 17, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- An Italian television station released on Monday the first in an eight part series of interviews designed

Leak from Xinjiang shows some Uyghurs are detained 2020-02-17 16:30:00Urumqi, China, Feb 17, 2020 / 02:30 pm (CNA).- A leaked document from a county in China's northwest details the personal information of some 3,000 Uy

McCarrick gave $1 million to scandal-hit religious order 2020-02-17 15:40:00Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2020 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was a major donor to a religious community whose founder was found

Priest arrested in Turkey for giving bread and 2020-02-17 14:00:00Ankara, Turkey, Feb 17, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- Turkish authorities have arrested a Syriac Orthodox priest on terrorism charges after the cleric provi

500 years later, Raphael tapestries rehung in Sistine 2020-02-17 13:07:00Vatican City, Feb 17, 2020 / 11:07 am (CNA).- Five hundred years after the death of Renaissance artist Raphael, the Vatican Museums has returned the t

Catholic business leaders respond to 'no breaks' Bloomberg 2020-02-17 11:00:00Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Catholic business leaders have said a work-life balance is critical for success after a video of

Pope Francis requires year of missionary work for 2020-02-17 07:09:00Vatican City, Feb 17, 2020 / 05:09 am (CNA).- Pope Francis has requested that priests in formation for the Holy See’s diplomatic service be requ