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March 10, 2014

New Jersey Catholic College Will Not Renew Many Faculty Contracts, Enrollment Declining

Catholic Education Daily - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Mirroring a national trend at many institutions of higher learning, the college, founded by the Felician Sisters in 1923, has seen enrollment decline from 2,400 student to about 2...

Catholic polls prompt call to educate on beauty of marriage

EWTN - US Latest News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2014 / 06:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Although recent polls on Catholics supporting same-sex "marriage" are viewed as less disheartening than they appear, the...

No Popery please, we’re British

GetReligion - 4 months 3 weeks ago
From way down under, the North Island of New Zealand to be precise, comes a charming example of how to botch a story on the Anglican Communion. Reporters please note … while they...

Daily Gospel Reflection for March 10, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 25:31-36 What image do we in modernity have when the words sheep and goats are mentioned? They both had economic value back in the time of Jesus. But how...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
From SSRN: Julia Chamberlin & Amos N. Guiora, Polygamy: Not 'Big Love' But Significant Harm, (Women's Rights Law Reporter, Rutgers University School of Law (2014 Forthcoming...

Catholic Officials: Release of Kidnapped Nuns Was Answer to Prayers

American Catholic - Top News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
BEIRUIT (CNS) —The release of at least 12 Greek Orthodox nuns who were abducted in Syria in December was an answer to prayers, said regional Catholic officials.

Catholic School Recommits to Leading Boston St. Patrick’s Parade

Catholic Education Daily - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A Catholic school outside Boston, Mass., which had pulled out of a St. Patrick’s Day parade after organizers announced that a gay advocacy group would march, is now back in the...

�A Catholic spring in Iceland'

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The number of Catholics in Iceland has doubled in the past decade and stands at 11,000, according to a report in L'Osservatore Romano. The faithful are served by eight priests...

Eastern Orthodox churches to hold pan-Orthodox council in 2016

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople will preside over a pan-Orthodox council in 2016, according to a statement from the patriarchate. The decision to hold a pan-Orthodox ...

Pope Appoints Cardinals and Laity to New Council of the Economy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis appointed on Saturday eight cardinals and seven expert laypersons to the new Council of the Economy – a quasi-Ministry of Finance for the Vatican that Pope Francis...

Kidnapped Syrian nuns released

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Syrian rebel forces have released 16 women, including 13 Greek Orthodox nuns, kidnapped in the historic Christian town of Ma'loula in December. In exchange for the nuns' release,...

Rest in peace, Mario Palmaro

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Mario Palmaro, the great Italian Catholic lawyer, bioethicist and professor, who due to the current circumstances in the Church was forced to become a forceful opinion writer (...

Pope on Lenten retreat outside Rome

News.va - 4 months 3 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is in the hillside town of Ariccia just south of Rome for a week-long Lenten retreat with members of the Curia. The Pope left the Vatican Sunday...

Abducted Orthodox nuns released by Syrian rebel group

EWTN - World Catholic News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Damascus, Syria, Mar 10, 2014 / 04:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A group of Greek Orthodox nuns in Syria, as well as women from their convent's orphanage, were returned safely Sunday,...

Encountering the Word — Sirach 4:1-6

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 3 weeks ago
My child, do not mock the life of the poor; do not keep needy eyes waiting. Do not grieve the hungry, nor anger the needy. Do not aggravate a heart already angry, nor delay giving...

EEOC issues guidelines on accepting employees' religious garb, grooming

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released new guidelines on religious garb and grooming in the workplace. Under the guidelines, Christians who choose...

USCCB: pray for Holy Land peace

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on International Justice & Peace is placing special emphasis on prayer for peace in the Holy Land this Lent. "The...

Pope Francis: do not dialogue with Satan, but take refuge in God's Word

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
In his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis reflected upon the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness. "The tempter tries to divert Jesus from the Father's plan, that is, from the...

Pope Francis names members of new Council for the Economy, appoints Cardinal Marx as coordinator

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has named the 15 members of the Council for the Economy, a new body whose creation he announced in his recent motu proprio Fidelis et Dispensator Prudens. The Council...

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