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Pontifical Council sends Tourism Day Message

News.va - 2 hours 52 min ago
(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People issued a Message on Thursday to mark World Tourism Day 2015, to be celebrated this...

Canadian Doctors Want No Limits on Their Ability to Kill Patients in Euthanasia

LifeNews.com - 2 hours 56 min ago
The Canadian Medical Association has, in short course, gone from resisting euthanasia to being enthusiastic collaborators with the culture of death. Its draft “principles” have no...

Papal Visit to South America: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 hours 58 min ago
Given Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, anecdotes are being told about Father Jorge Mario Bergoglio travels and profound knowledge of those countries...

Catholic Writers: Stand Up for the Truth in LOVE

CatholicMom.com - 3 hours 3 min ago
Johannes Vermeer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The challenge is to witness to the validity of our Catholic spirituality with a mature love, without stooping to ridicule...

Court reinforces order blocking Pa. dioceses from HHS mandate requirement

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 3 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON — In a June 29 order, the Supreme Court continued to shield several Pennsylvania religious institutions from having to provide employees with health care coverage that...

Yo, journalists: There are real church-state issues linked to the Church of Cannabis

GetReligion - 3 hours 23 min ago
Journalists who took the time to dig into the history of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- all the way back into ancient times, as in the Clinton White House -- will have...

One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 hours 25 min ago
The Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples released a message for World Tourism Day, which will be observed on September 27th. The document...

5Q+1 interview: Pulitzer winner Jennifer Berry Hawes on the Godbeat, the Charleston shooting and black church fires

GetReligion - 3 hours 25 min ago
Just a few months ago, veteran religion writer Jennifer Berry Hawes celebrated winning the Pulitzer Prize. Hawes, a projects writer for the The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C...

Pope to visit US prison where monsignor is jailed

Catholic Herald - 3 hours 56 min ago
Pope Francis will visit a prison that houses a convicted priest when he visits Philadelphia in September. The Pope will visit Philadelphia’s Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility...

Marriage is entering its darkest hour – the Church must not lose faith in it

Catholic Herald - 4 hours 14 min ago
How will the Synod resonate with a typical parish? There is of course no such thing as a typical parish, so I can only really reflect on my own experiences of parish life. The...

One billion tourists, one billion opportunities

News.va - 4 hours 23 min ago
Vatican City, 2 July 2015 (VIS) - “One billion tourists, one billion opportunities” is the title of the Message for World Tourism Day 2015 (27 September), published today by the...

Pontifical university plans to offer diploma in child protection by 2016

EWTN - World Catholic News - 4 hours 31 min ago
Rome, Italy, Jul 2, 2015 / 07:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Beginning in the spring of 2016, Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University will begin offering an intensive one-semester diploma...

Pontifical university plans to offer diploma in child protection by 2016

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 hours 31 min ago
Rome, Italy, Jul 2, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Beginning in the spring of 2016, Rome's Pontifical Gregorian University will begin offering an intensive one-semester diploma...

Small Success Thursday: Theme Parks, Prizes and Dinosaurs

CatholicMom.com - 4 hours 33 min ago
This past weekend, we took the whole crew to a local amusement park. It was raining on and off, but that made the crowds low, the lines short, and kept the heat of the day cool....

Solemn Mass for the Feast of the Precious Blood - CMAA 2015 Colloquium

New Liturgical Movement - 4 hours 40 min ago
Today at the 2015 CMAA Colloquium, Fr. Jeffrey Keyes celebrated a Solemn Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite at the Duquesne University Chapel. Don't forget to keep...

In responding to Laudato Si’ the model is Mother Teresa

Catholic Herald - 4 hours 48 min ago
In keeping with its professionalism, the CTS has already published Pope Francis’s papal encyclical, “Laudato Si” (available for £4.95.) A copy was waiting for me when I returned...

Sea Sunday Message Launches Appeal for Resources to Fight Trafficking, Exploitation

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 hours 54 min ago
More resources are needed to combat human trafficking and exploitation. Yesterday, the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples today published...

Univ. of San Francisco Celebrates SCOTUS Marriage Ruling, Despite Catholic Mission

Catholic Education Daily - 5 hours 11 min ago
While the U.S. bishops responded to last week’s marriage ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court by upholding the teachings of the Catholic Church, one Jesuit university chose to...

Inspired By Supreme Court Decision, Montanans Apply For License For Polygamous Marriage

The Religion Clause - 5 hours 13 min ago
AP reported yesterday that in Billings,. Montana, a man and his two wives, citing the Supreme Court's Obergefell decision, have applied for marriage licenses to legitimize their...

7th Circuit Affirms Denial of Preliminary Injunction In Wheaton College Challenge To Contraceptive Mandate Accommodation

The Religion Clause - 5 hours 18 min ago
In Wheaton College v. Burwell, (7th Cir., July 1, 2015), the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the denial of a preliminary injunction, upholding the Obama administration'...
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