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Google chairman meets with Pope

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis received Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s holding company, in audience on January 15. The Holy See Press Office did not release details about the ...

Undercover investigators dismiss Planned Parenthood lawsuit as 'frivolous'

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2016 / 05:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Planned Parenthood is suing the pro-life group that released a series of undercover videos exposing its role in...

Vatican newspaper publishes British prime minister's reflection on Shakespeare

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
L’Osservatore Romano has published a reflection by Prime Minister David Cameron on the enduring influence of William Shakespeare, who died in 1616. “Shakespeare’s ...

Cardinal Parolin calls on Muslim leaders to condemn terrorism

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has called upon Muslim leaders to “condemn without ambiguity all acts of terrorism committed in the name of ...

Politics of mercy: Pope knows 'welcoming the stranger' is controversial

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Italian comedian talking about a new Pope Francis book was not joking when he said being a minister of God's mercy can have social and political...

Vatican is not a 'den of thieves,' says top Vatican official

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Vatican is not "a den of thieves," and such insinuations are an injustice to employees who are proud to serve the pope and the church, said Archbishop...

OP-ED: "To Ross Douthat, With Affectionate Correction", by Fr. Richard Cipolla - Church Crisis, the True Battle, and Sacred Liturgy

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 2 weeks ago
To Ross Douthat, With Affectionate CorrectionFr. Richard G. Cipolla, DPhilPaolo Veronese - The Wedding Feast at Cana (1563) - Musée du LouvreIt is certainly true, as has been...

NY doctor aims to boost medical care in Ghana

EWTN - World Catholic News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Albany, N.Y., Jan 15, 2016 / 05:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from Albany, New York, had always intended to use his medical skills to help...

Cuban bishop calls for improved prison conditions

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In an interview with Havana’s archdiocesan publication, the bishop responsible for prison ministry in Cuba called for improved prison conditions. Citing overcrowding and long ...

What we really need to talk about after Cologne

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
First it was Cologne, and other cities in Germany. Now it is Sweden: the police have been accused of covering up cases of sexual violence against women where the perpetrators are...

Daily Gospel Reflection for January 15, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Mark 2, 1-12 Which is easier, to say to the paralytic, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise, pick up your mat and walk’? – Mark 2:9 The man in this gospel...

In Ghana, a broken bone can mean starvation. This doctor wants to change that.

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Accra, Ghana, Jan 15, 2016 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dr. Joseph Marotta, an orthopedic surgeon from Albany, New York, had always intended to use his medical skills to help...

Bishops urge Obama administration not to target mothers, children in deportations

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Charging that the Obama administration’s actions on immigration are inconsistent with the president’s words on the issue, two bishops have called upon the administration to ...

Pope Francis to meet former Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis is to meet former Google CEO Eric Schmidt at the Vatican today. The Holy Father will meet the Silicon Valley executive and philanthropist for 15 minutes at the...

St Vincent de Paul volunteers ‘save taxpayers £11m a year’

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Visiting isolated and lonely people is of economic benefit to society, according to a study carried out for the St Vincent de Paul Society (SVP). The SVP’s 10,000 volunteers make...

They are Not Everywhere. They are Not Like Us.

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Two of the great propaganda achievements of the radical homosexual movement are the now internalized beliefs that they are everywhere and they are just like us. Many propositions...

Cardinal Dolan decries �extreme ideology' of conscience-protection opponents

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In a statement for the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, the new chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United...

Letter to a Priest

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 2 weeks ago
“The synod experience also made us better realize that the true defenders of doctrine are not those who uphold its letter, but its spirit; not ideas but people; not formulas but...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/01/16

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis will commemorate the deportation of Rome’s Jews when he visits the city’s main synagogue on Sunday (video). A Holy Door will be opened on the Italian island of...

Pope Francis kicks off monthly works of mercy with surprise visits

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Vatican City, Jan 15, 2016 / 03:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- True to form, the pope of the surprise papal visit dropped by two different nursing homes in Rome unannounced on Friday....
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