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A tour of the Diocesan Museum

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 hours 7 min ago
Members of the Diocese of Green Bay’s Communications Department, which includes The Compass, visited the Diocesan Museum on May 5. The field trip was in lieu of the department’s...

Amid pageantry, parishioners provide spiritual care at Churchill Downs

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 hours 11 min ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Attention on Churchill Downs in early May is focused on the twin spires, Millionaire’s Row, mint juleps and all the pageantry surrounding “the greatest two...

German cardinal says ‘unauthorized people’ in Rome veto bishop nominations

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 hours 18 min ago
BONN, Germany — A German cardinal said names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential bishops are being vetoed by “unauthorized people” in Rome. Cardinal Karl Lehmann...

Thank You For This Mess, Lord

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 5 hours 36 min ago
Hello there! I was actually going to wait to get more caught up with reading for my class (fell behind when I couldn't purchase the book) but I have a tension headache due to what...

Juventutem Slovenia Holds Its First Public Pilgrimage Event

New Liturgical Movement - 5 hours 37 min ago
Juventutem Slovenia, established in 2014, organised their first pilgrimage on April 30th, culminating with the first public Traditional Latin Mass at the National Shrine Mary Help...

Father Daniel Meyer [Orthodox] on the Differences Between Roman Catholicism and Orthodoxy

Big C Catholics - 5 hours 45 min ago
Father Daniel Meyer is an Orthodox priest at Holy Ascension Orthodox Church. He does an admirable job explaining the differences between the Roman and Orthodox Churches on Holy...

Ohio: Planned Parenthood Backs Pro-Abortion Gov. Ted Strickland to Face Pro-Life Rob Portman

LifeNews.com - 5 hours 47 min ago
As always, Ohio is ground zero for the 2016 elections. Not only will the Buckeye State play a key role in determining the outcome of the presidential race but it may decide which...

KFC Introduces Chicken Flavored Nail Polish

Creative Minority Report - 5 hours 50 min ago
Yuck. No word yet on whether its original or crispy style.I remember when my boy kept sucking his thumb everyone told me to put something nasty on this thumb so he would put in...

Are polygamous Mormons part of Western narrative? The High Country News thinks so

GetReligion - 5 hours 57 min ago
The High Country News (HCN), a 30,000-circ. environmental journal based in western Colorado, usually reports on investigations within the National Park Service, wind energy...

7-Year-Old Student Born Without Hands Wins National Award for Penmanship

LifeNews.com - 6 hours 15 min ago
In a society that often tells people with special needs that they can’t, a first grader is proving that she can. Anaya Ellick, a 7-year-old from Chesapeake, Virginia, was born...

Catholicism’s Post-Vatican II ‘Narrative Gap’

dotCommonweal - 6 hours 15 min ago
In praising Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò on his retirement from the post of apostolic nuncio to the United States, George Weigel wrote that there is “no honorable retreat from...

Dutch euthanasia deaths up again in 2015: jumped 50% in five years

LifeSiteNews - 6 hours 23 min ago
Four cases last year were deemed illegal, but authorities will not take legal action.

Alabama Legislature Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Babies Limb From Limb

LifeNews.com - 6 hours 34 min ago
Alabama is the latest state where a pro-life piece of legislation to ban dismemberment abortions is advancing and yesterday the legislature approved a bill to make it the 5th...

Pope Francis' continuous appeal for a better Europe to be rewarded

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 hours 37 min ago
Vatican City, May 5, 2016 / 01:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis is set to receive on Friday the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for his efforts in the unification of Europe,...

Book Notes: The Joy-Filled Broken Heart

CatholicMom.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
When we are dealing with problems (big or small), the thing we most need–and the last thing we want–is some perspective. It’s easy to be overcome by the troubles we’re...

[Updated] Homily for the Solemnity Of The Ascension Of The Lord, May 5, 2016, Year C

Big C Catholics - 7 hours 4 min ago
Fr. Charles Irvin Senior Priest Diocese of Lansing (Click here for today’s readings) The nights are warm now. Sometimes I step outside and looking up marvel at all of those stars...

Changing the Definition of “Death” Turns Human Beings Into Exploitable Commodities

LifeNews.com - 7 hours 12 min ago
Maintaining the concept of “death” as a biological, rather than sociological, event is one of the few remaining impediments to exploiting the most weak and vulnerable among as...

Pope Francis presides over Prayer Vigil “To Dry the Tears”

News.va - 7 hours 16 min ago
(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Thursday (the Feast of the Ascension) presided over a prayer vigil “To Dry the Tears” in St Peter’s Basilica dedicated to all those who are...

Protests against ‘perverted’ sex-ed to sweep Ontario

LifeSiteNews - 7 hours 30 min ago
Pro-family groups are urging supporters to show up en masse for car rallies in every riding May 14.
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