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With Nigerian elections postponed, Catholic leaders stress peace 2019-02-19 04:13:00Lagos, Nigeria, Feb 19, 2019 / 03:13 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholic leaders have voiced disappointment at a last-minute delay in Nigerian elections,

Australian bishop urges faithful to fight 'radical' abortion 2019-02-16 08:17:00Adelaide, Australia, Feb 16, 2019 / 07:17 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A local bishop is speaking out against a bill to remove regulations on abortion

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

Aid agencies highlight Christian persecution on anniversary of 2019-02-15 08:00:00Denver, Colo., Feb 15, 2019 / 07:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Four years after the so-called Islamic State released a propaganda video showing the behea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Padre Pio loved the Church even with its 2019-02-20 15:00:12Laments the "fashion" of destroying the Church in our speech

Thousands of French gather in protest against anti-Semitic 2019-02-20 11:02:11Scores of gravestones marred with swastikas, anti-Semitic graffiti on a bagel shop, prompt France to declare "Enough!"

Pope: Even if you resent your dad, you 2019-02-20 10:59:19In the hunger for love we all feel, let us not seek something that does not exist ...

Ignatius Press: Providing religious and philosophical fuel for 2019-02-20 07:00:38"The first defense of the faith is in the order of mind." - Fr James V. Schall, S.J.

How can you live happily today if painful 2019-02-20 06:00:44For emotional healing there are ways of looking at what happened.

Exclusive photos: The hope of the world 2019-02-20 00:00:55What 104 years of unbroken Perpetual Adoration reveals.

Offer your day for priests with this prayer 2019-02-20 00:00:37"Give us truly holy priests, inflamed with the fire of your divine love."

Did Our Lady of Fatima predict the “End 2019-02-20 00:00:30Does the third secret of Fatima hold the key to what will happen when the world ends?

New wedding trend for those who want to 2019-02-20 00:00:29Couples are turning to "social gifting" to get their marriage started on the right foot.

This WWI Jesuit hero gave his life in 2019-02-20 00:00:21I believe that Our Lord is asking for victims who are willing to suffer much in reparation for sins, especially those of priests.

The reason you get irritable may not be 2019-02-20 00:00:13It's vitally important that we're aware of the many ways depression can show itself.

The best places to see the Aurora Borealis 2019-02-20 00:00:07One of nature's best light shows can be elusive, but also very rewarding.

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Letters from the Vatican: #1 2019-02-19 00:00:00The whole course of Christianity from the first ... is but one series of troubles and disorders. Every century is like every other, and to those who l

Sexuality and the UMC 2019-02-18 06:00:00On February 23, the United Methodist Church will hold a special General Conference in St. Louis to decide how to move forward in the debate over ordai

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

After the End of Sacrifice 2019-02-04 06:00:00Is it possible for a Protestant to be opposed to liberal order? Can Protestantism resist the lure of liberalism or stand up against its bullying? Does

The West Is Stirring 2019-01-31 09:45:00Some people make things happen; some people watch things happening; some people don’t know what’s happening.” This old saw hacked in

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

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

Supreme Court rejects appeal to make Texas bishops 2019-02-20 08:30:00Washington D.C., Feb 20, 2019 / 06:30 am (CNA).- The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Texas Catholic Con

There are alternatives to abortion, says Archdiocese of 2019-02-20 06:21:00New York City, N.Y., Feb 20, 2019 / 04:21 am (CNA).- After a January law expanded abortion protections in New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New Yor

Only God loves perfectly, Pope Francis says 2019-02-20 06:09:00Vatican City, Feb 20, 2019 / 04:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the best efforts of human beings, it is only God the Father who will never fall short

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

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

Notre Dame rescinds McCarrick's honorary degree 2019-02-19 19:52:00South Bend, Ind., Feb 19, 2019 / 05:52 pm (CNA).- The University of Notre Dame has rescinded the honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degree it conferred o

Why the USCCB is speaking out against payday 2019-02-19 18:43:00Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2019 / 04:43 pm (CNA).- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Feb. 14 officially proposed to rescind a rule to protect

Philadelphia archdiocese has authorized $8.4 million to abuse 2019-02-19 18:40:00Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 19, 2019 / 04:40 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has so far authorized more than $8.4 million in compensation to sur

Cologne's cardinal warns against inventing 'a new Church' 2019-02-19 18:38:00Cologne, Germany, Feb 19, 2019 / 04:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Noting the challenges facing the Church in Germany, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologn

Supreme Court overturns death penalty for man with 2019-02-19 17:29:00Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2019 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a ruling released Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out the death penalty sentence o

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Christianity’s Masculinity Crisis 2019-02-08 03:10:30It might seem odd to classify gender theory as a national security threat. After all, if a woman feels she was meant to be a man, there seems to be no

The Pro-Abortion Legacy of a Prestigious Catholic Prep 2019-02-08 03:00:47In what is becoming yet another scandal for the Catholic Church, Rhode Island’s Gover