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October 28, 2014

“Science” Says Monogamy = Cancer

Quartermaster of the Barque - 4 months 4 weeks ago
These so-called “medical studies”, or rather, the reporting on them, could not be more absurd. I’ll explain. According to the National Cancer Institute, between 2007 and 2011...

Win an Autographed Copy of My New Book!

The Catholic Foodie - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Enter to Win and Get Multiple Chances! Simply enter below by liking The Catholic Foodie on Facebook, and on Pinterest, and by tweeting about the book on Twitter. Just do one of...

Ebola orphans and other woes: What the Church in West Africa faces

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Rome, Italy, Oct 28, 2014 / 05:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A health adviser for a top global Catholic relief agency stressed the Church's key efforts on the Ebola front in West Africa...

Surprise! No Vatican III!

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 4 weeks ago
The recent session of the Synod on the Family has been likened not a few times by commentators as an attempt at a mini-Vatican III.  And this appellation has some validity, for...

ATV-5 Georges Lemaître, of the European Space Agency - interesting video

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 4 weeks ago
The fifth unmanned supply vehicle of the European Space Agency, launched this year, was named after a Catholic priest, Belgian Monsignor Georges Lemaître, one of the greatest...

Two Closed Abortion Facilities in Alabama Reopen

LifeNews.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
(LiveActionNews) — The cities of Birmingham and Huntsville, AL became a bit more dangerous again as two closed abortion facilities reopened. The state is large on abortion...

Divorce and Remarriage and the Prodigal Son

Catholic Vote - 4 months 4 weeks ago
At his National Catholic Reporter blog Michael Sean Winters takes New York Times columnist (and convert to Catholicism) Ross Douthat to task for worrying about the pastoral...

ASK FATHER: All Souls Sunday – Gloria? Creed? What does the ‘Universal Ordo’ really say?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 4 months 4 weeks ago
From a priest… QUAERITUR: Would you be able to, and would you be so kind as to tell me what the universal Roman Ordo says about All Souls Day, this Sunday? Gloria or not. Creed or...

North Dakota Upholds Pro-Life Law Protecting Women From Abortion Pill

LifeNews.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
North Dakota women will be better protected from dangerous, life-ending drugs as the result of a decision by the North Dakota Supreme Court today. The state’s high court reversed...

Halloween costumes that mock religious figures called disrespectful

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 4 weeks ago
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Every October, many look forward to Halloween — the trick-or-treating, the parties and especially the costumes. Children check out the haunted house...

Why I became a Catechist (Hint: It Was Not for the Pay)

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Four years ago I made the big leap of faith, and volunteered to be a Catechist. Not because I love children, because if I am being honest, sometimes I don’t. And not because I am...

Mother of James Foley says faith, people’s prayers kept her son strong

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 4 weeks ago
WASHINGTON — Prayers from around the world and an unwavering faith in God have continued to provide a strong foundation for John and Diane Foley after their son, journalist James...

This Beautiful Baby Girl Was Left to Die in A Plastic Bag, But God Had Different Plans

LifeNews.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
In February 2013, a child known as Baby Chloe was abandoned outside an apartment complex in Texas. She was left to die inside a Walmart plastic bag; however, a dog walker found...

‘Don’t give up hope': Archbishop responds to woman’s suicide plan

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 4 months 4 weeks ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — As a young California woman gained national attention for her plan to use Oregon’s assisted suicide law, Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland issued a...

A biblical oldie, but goodie: So who was Cain's wife?

GetReligion - 4 months 4 weeks ago
LIBBY ASKS: If human origins began with one couple, Adam and Eve, how did Cain find a wife? THE RELIGION GUY ANSWERS: The famous biblical story of Cain, history’s first murderer...

North Carolina Law Letting Women See Ultrasound of Baby Before Abortion Heads to Court

LifeNews.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Tomorrow, oral arguments will be held at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit regarding a North Carolina law requiring a 24-hour waiting period and informed consent of a...

More on Douthat and the Vital, Betrayed Remnant

dotCommonweal - 4 months 4 weeks ago
I am glad Peter Steinfels has written such a clear and comprehensive response to Ross Douthat's Sunday column in the New York Times, "The Pope and the Precipice," because now I...

St. Jude, My Reversion, and Earthquakes

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 4 months 4 weeks ago
Happy St. Jude (and St. Simon!) feast day! St. Jude is a huge reason why I reverted to the Faith so I thought I'd share the short (read: not detailed) story of how that happened....

Nebraska: Two Californians Have a Very Catholic Experience on the Prairie

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
When I have a chance to travel, one of my favorite planning steps is figuring out where and when to attend Sunday Mass. Somewhere in my long, slow adult formation of faith, it...

Brittany Maynard May Not Take Her Life on November 1 After All

LifeNews.com - 4 months 4 weeks ago
In just three days, terminally ill cancer patient, Brittany Maynard plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law. But, in a new interview, Maynard indicated she may...

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