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August 29, 2014

Pro-Abortion Activist’s Play Glorifies Do-It-Yourself Abortions

LifeNews.com - 4 hours 2 min ago
So the headline in the New York Times reads “Young, Fearless and Not Into Dragons: Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Play ‘Dry Land’ Confronts Abortion.” You know the Times would drool over any...

Sisters channel pro-life passion in religious life

The Busy Catholic - 4 hours 2 min ago
Orphans in Mexico taught woman about dignity of human beings before she became Sister of Life Sister Monica Marie Therese, SV, (right) poses with Sister Antoniana Maria Macapagal...

I’ll Do Better Tomorrow, I Promise: A Book Review

CatholicMom.com - 4 hours 7 min ago
I’ll Do Better Tomorrow, I Promise is like reading a day in my life. My son often does things “wrong” when he is just trying to help. I respond with frustration as he does...

Vermont bacon wars: How much religious info does a news report need?

GetReligion - 4 hours 16 min ago
One of the most interesting questions my students ask me all the time can be stated like this: In an age of short stories and even shorter attention spans, how do I know how much...

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict Demonstrate Importance of Education

Catholic Education Daily - 4 hours 20 min ago
Earlier this month, Pope Francis spoke about education with the bishops of Seoul during his visit to South Korea, while Pope Emeritus Benedict celebrated Mass with his former...

Twenty couples to be married by Pope Francis in St Peter’s Basilica

Catholic Herald - 4 hours 29 min ago
Pope Francis will preside over his first wedding ceremony as pontiff during a nuptial Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on September 14. The Vatican confirmed today that 20 couples from...

Iraqi refugees working to help each other survive

EWTN - World Catholic News - 4 hours 34 min ago
Erbil, Iraq, Aug 29, 2014 / 10:33 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians and other religious minorities who have fled areas in Iraq that have fallen under Islamic State control are now...

Iraqi refugees working to help each other survive

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 hours 34 min ago
Erbil, Iraq, Aug 29, 2014 / 09:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians and other religious minorities who have fled areas in Iraq that have fallen under Islamic State control are now...

Regina Academies Continue to Grow, Faith at Center of Education

Catholic Education Daily - 4 hours 40 min ago
The fourth Regina Academy was formally announced this summer with the full cooperation of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The Cardinal Newman Society spoke with the president of...

Tireless Pro-Life Advocate Cookie Harris, Wife of Pro-Life Congressman Andy Harris, Passes Away

LifeNews.com - 4 hours 56 min ago
Cookie Harris was a native of Puerto Rico and attended Notre Dame of Maryland University. Andy and Cookie Harris had been married for over 30 years and have five children and two...

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 4 hours 59 min ago
In Smart v. Aramark Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113266 (D NJ, Aug. 15, 2014), a New Jersey federal district court reaffirmed its prior holding that an inmate, who variously...

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 29

USCCB Media Blog - 5 hours 3 min ago
1. Cardinal Donald Wuerl told students from The Catholic University of America that his conscience led him to ask, "Where are the voices?" to advocate for those persecuted in the...

Aroma Therapy – Catholic style

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 hours 7 min ago
Wake up and smell the incense! A priest friend sent this to share for your Just Too Cool file.  From Science Daily: Burning Incense Is Psychoactive: New Class Of Antidepressants...

Helping Children Enter into the Traditional Latin Mass

New Liturgical Movement - 5 hours 17 min ago
At Steve Skojec's splendid new blog One Peter Five (to which fellow NLM writer Fr. Thomas Kocik is also regularly contributing), I have posted a couple of articles on how we can...

Scotland’s Archbishops urge participation in upcoming referendum on Scottish independence

News.va - 5 hours 22 min ago
(Vatican Radio)  Scotland’s two Catholic archbishops are urging participation in the upcoming referendum on independence for Scotland scheduled for September 18th.  They also are...

Mother of Abortion Activist Who Attacked Pro-Lifers Sues Pro-Life Group for “Emotional Distress”

LifeNews.com - 5 hours 25 min ago
An abortion supporter attacks a group of pro-life advocates in Columbus, Ohio and was recently ordered to pay restitution in the case. Now, in a strange twist, the abortion backer...

No commenting is a matter of editorial prudence

St. Louis Areopagus - Archdiocesan Blog - 5 hours 39 min ago
When we redesigned stlouisreview.com several years ago, among the considerations was whether to allow commenting on stories. We discussed the merits of encouraging dialog on the...

Pope Francis to preside over joint September wedding at Vatican

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 hours 39 min ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will preside over his first wedding ceremony as pontiff during a nuptial Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica Sept. 14. A wedding “lazo” is pictured prior to...

Worst Big Brother Reaction to Baby News...Evah

Creative Minority Report - 5 hours 40 min ago
Two things - 1) This kid is wicked smart. 2) He might need some talking-to. Pretty hilarious though. *subhead*Funny.*subhead*

Family of slain Pakistani minister meets with Pope Francis (Video)

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 hours 51 min ago
The mother and brother of a Pakistani Christian minister, who was murdered because of his faith, met with Pope Francis. The son of 87 year old Marta, Shabaaz Bhatti, was killed in...

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