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Polish IKEA fires employee for Biblical opposition to 2019-07-01 20:37:00Krakow, Poland, Jul 1, 2019 / 06:37 pm (CNA).- An Ikea worker in Poland has filed a lawsuit after being fired last week for posting Bible verses oppos

Burkini dispute shuts down public pools in one 2019-06-29 18:07:00Grenoble, France, Jun 29, 2019 / 04:07 pm (CNA).- Reviving a three-year old debate over what constitutes appropriate swimwear for women at the beach,

French court orders severely disabled man be disconnected 2019-06-28 17:57:00Reims, France, Jun 28, 2019 / 03:57 pm (CNA).- The highest civil court in France has ordered that food and water may be removed from a severely disabl

Spanish bishops offer collaboration with attorney general in 2019-06-27 19:01:00Madrid, Spain, Jun 27, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- The spokesman for the Spanish bishops' conference has expressed the desire of the Church in Spain to c

The European Union and religious liberty: progress or 2019-06-27 18:01:00Brussels, Belgium, Jun 27, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- Despite European Union guidelines and the work of a special envoy for religious freedom and belief,

Global Rosary Relay aims at 1 billion Hail 2019-06-27 15:19:00Rome, Italy, Jun 27, 2019 / 01:19 pm (CNA).- The Global Rosary Relay aims to have 1 billion Hail Marys said for the sanctification of priests June 28,

No evidence that Notre-Dame fire was intentional, investigators 2019-06-27 12:28:00Paris, France, Jun 27, 2019 / 10:28 am (CNA).- An initial investigation into the devastating fire that consumed much of Notre-Dame cathedral in April

France’s mandatory teen service program draws serious religious 2019-06-27 05:17:00Paris, France, Jun 27, 2019 / 03:17 am (CNA).- France’s soon-to-be mandatory Universal National Service program for teens has drawn serious reli

After forced abortion threat, disability advocate says support 2019-06-26 15:10:00London, England, Jun 26, 2019 / 01:10 pm (CNA).- In the face of an increasingly ‘eugenic’ mentality toward people with disabilities in Eur

'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

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

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This young religious faced death “calm and confident” 2019-07-02 08:00:5021 years old, he had followed his life dream in the Order of St. Camillus, and received papal dispensation to take his vows before cancer took his lif

Seminarian killed in bus crash laid down life 2019-07-02 07:00:26Jason Marshall took action that may have averted an even worse disaster.

Protect your family while traveling with this prayer 2019-07-02 00:00:58As you embark on a family vacation, invoke the powerful intercession of St. Christopher, patron of travelers.

Addicted to lust? Alessandro Serenelli could be your 2019-07-02 00:00:53For those struggling to break free from bad habits, the repentant murderer of St. Maria Goretti could be a new intercessor.

Watch these already realistic Caravaggio paintings come to 2019-07-02 00:00:44Living paintings employ actors to recreate famous portraits right before our eyes.

The seminarian and story behind a viral Catholic 2019-07-02 00:00:37"It’s absolutely amazing to see the amount of prayer, fidelity, and friendship that’s come about through this hashtag and we owe it all t

What the month of July means to Catholics 2019-07-02 00:00:3010 Ways to honor the Precious Blood with your family in July.

TripAdvisor ranks Vatican tour as “No. 1 experience 2019-07-02 00:00:28Rankings are determined by ratings from actual travelers.

12 Benefits of being mom to a large 2019-07-02 00:00:25There are a few welcome surprises that come with having many kids.

5 Tips for taking some of the stress 2019-07-02 00:00:10Moving is never fun, but you can get to the other side with a smile on your face.

No human power has any jurisdiction over secrecy 2019-07-01 14:01:07Vatican reminds priests that they are bound by seal of confession to the point of "shedding their blood" to protect it

The Church of England issues 10 commandments for 2019-07-01 13:36:44Move is intended to help Christians be aware of the dangers of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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A Voice of Sanctified Reason 2019-07-01 06:00:00I recently participated in a panel discussion about the sexual chaos in the contemporary church. As everyone knows, confusion is pervasive, and freque

Communion and Ecclesial Governance 2019-06-28 14:25:00Last week, Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson declared that Brebeuf Jesuit High School is no longer a Catholic school. Continue Reading &ra

Join the Conversation 2019-06-28 09:10:00I was in Washington, D.C., a few weeks ago for our intellectual retreat on “The Common Good.” Continue Reading »

What Should I Read? 2019-06-28 06:00:00 Friend: I have a little time for reading this summer—what should I read? [Waves hand at the tottering stacks of books heaped near my chair.] L

They Did Nothing But Pray 2019-06-27 09:55:00My birthday, January 12, is also the anniversary of an event that had a more fundamental and fatal effect on Catholicism in Austria than most people r

The Summer Reading List 2019-06-26 06:00:00Continuing a venerable tradition, I offer the following for your canicular reading pleasure:   Continue Reading »

A Higher Allegiance 2019-06-25 09:40:00I recently asked three good friends why they read First Things : Continue Reading »

John Bel Edwards for President 2019-06-25 09:10:00When the twenty debating Democrats take the stage this week, not one will defend the Hyde Amendment—the longstanding and bipartisan-crafted budg

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

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

Blessing When Cursed 2019-06-14 13:55:00 Continue Reading »

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Are economic sanctions on Iran just? 2019-07-03 17:00:00Washington D.C., Jul 3, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Economic sanctions are often seen as a more humane alternative to military conflict. But as some obser

Bishops received money and complaints about Bransfield, according 2019-07-03 15:01:00Wheeling, W.V., Jul 3, 2019 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Allegations of financial impropriety against former Wheeling-Charleston Bishop Michael Bransfield went

End 'hidden abortion surcharge' in Affordable Care Act, 2019-07-03 13:00:00Washington D.C., Jul 3, 2019 / 11:00 am (CNA).- Over 125 members of Congress and other pro-life leaders have asked the Trump administration to clarify

Pope Francis gives relic of St. Peter's bones 2019-07-03 12:50:00Vatican City, Jul 3, 2019 / 10:50 am (CNA).- Pope Francis gave unexpectedly a reliquary containing what are believed to be bone fragments of St. Peter

'Priests in the Park' offer public witness of 2019-07-03 05:21:00Detroit, Mich., Jul 3, 2019 / 03:21 am (CNA).- Dog walkers, bike riders, joggers, and Catholics priests hearing confession - most of these things you

Chilean diocese announces solidarity campaign for migrants at 2019-07-03 02:03:00Arica, Chile, Jul 3, 2019 / 12:03 am (CNA).- The migration ministry in the Diocese of Arica, Chile has announced an aid campaign for the hundreds of m

'The situation is dramatic': on the papal letter 2019-07-02 19:35:00Regensburg, Germany, Jul 2, 2019 / 05:35 pm (CNA).- Monsignor Michael Fuchs, vicar general of the Diocese of Regensburg, has published a reflection on

Chicago Tribune op-ed: Public schools can learn from 2019-07-02 18:43:00Chicago, Ill., Jul 2, 2019 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- After an investigative series by the Chicago Tribune uncovered numerous cases of sexual abuse and cover-

Analysis: New Vatican constitution to centralize power in 2019-07-02 17:15:00Vatican City, Jul 2, 2019 / 03:15 pm (CNA).- Last week, Bishop Marcello Semeraro, secretary of the pope’s C6 Council of Cardinal Advisors a

Doctors to remove nutrition from disabled Frenchman 2019-07-02 16:01:00Reims, France, Jul 2, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Doctors have said they will begin to remove intravenous feeding tubes from Vincent Lambert, though his p

Gender identity protections good for the economy, companies 2019-07-02 15:00:00Washington D.C., Jul 2, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- More than 200 businesses have asked the Supreme Court to recognize anti-discrimination protections on

German homeschooling family granted custody while awaiting appeal 2019-07-02 12:05:00Darmstadt, Germany, Jul 2, 2019 / 10:05 am (CNA).- A court in Germany has ruled that a homeschooling Christian couple may retain custody of their chil

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What Is Sacred Music? 2019-07-02 03:10:53I have sung regularly every Sunday at Mass for nearly thirty years now, two years more than I’ve lived as a baptized and confirmed Catholic. As

Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and Abortion Newspeak 2019-07-02 03:00:27Seventy years ago in June 1949 George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four was published. On June 7, 2019, the day prior to Nineteen Ei

A Tale of Two Jesuit High Schools 2019-07-01 03:10:51News of the conflict between a Jesuit high school and the midwestern archdiocese under which the school operates spread quickly last week through soci

Abortion: A Choice Like No Other 2019-07-01 03:00:14The June 21 decision by an English Court of Protection judge to order a Nigerian woman, in the fifth month of pregnancy, to have an abortion against h

More Reasons to Avoid Public Education 2019-06-28 03:10:31My family experienced public school for the first time this past semester, and it was … well … memorable, up to and including last weeke

St Joseph, Dispenser of the Treasures of the 2019-06-28 03:00:27Today the Church celebrates the feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus; it is a feast that helps us to reflect more deeply on the magnitude of Christ

Has Science Run Its Course? 2019-06-27 03:10:32One year after scientists flipped the switch on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), physicist Lawrence Krauss fretted, “I worry whether we’ve

Four Reasons Why I Never Tried Marijuana 2019-06-27 03:00:59As someone who has never tried marijuana, many would disqualify me from having an opinion. I cannot say how it affects the mind. I cannot calibrate th

U.S. Bishops Approve the Pope’s Capital Punishment Ban 2019-06-26 03:10:45Sæva indignatio. Few writers in the history of English letters could express “savage indignation” at human folly as did Jonathan Swi