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German Bishops’ Conference website promotes homosexual unions as sacrament

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Conference posted without criticism an interview with a theologian demanding that the Catholic Church change her doctrine on homosexuality.

How St. Monica Can Help Your Child Return to the Church

Brandon Vogt - 5 months 2 weeks ago
This article was cross-posted today at the Word on Fire blog. You probably know the pattern. A smart and gifted boy leaves home for school. He makes new friends. They spend most...

Catholic canon’s funeral Mass to be celebrated in Anglican church

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Canon Brian O’Sullivan, who died on Friday August 21st, will have his funeral Mass at his nearby Anglican church to recognise the work he did to bring the Christian community...

Brief In Polygamy Appeal Garners Attention

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In 2013 in Brown v. Buhman, a Utah federal district court  struck down much of Utah's statute which criminalizes polygamy.  The decision limits the statute's applicability to...

Canadian Court Says Charter Does Not Protect Proselytizing In Primary School During School Hours

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In Bonitto v. Halifax Regional School Board, (NS Ct. App., Aug. 26, 2015), the Nova Scotia (Canada) Court of Appeal rejected the claim by Sean Bonitto, a fundamentalist Christian...

Hamptons Town Board Drops Opposition To Eruv

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Since 2011, a Suffolk County, New York, Jewish organization known as the East End Eruv Association (EEEA) has been attempting to obtain approval to erect an eruv (a symbolic...

Court Upholds City's Decision To End Display of Christian Cross

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
On Tuesday, an Ottawa County, Michigan trial court judge dismissed a lawsuit seeking to force the city of Grand Haven to resume displaying a 48-foot Christian cross on Dewey Hill...

Virginia gunman threatened manager with cross as he fired him

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Virginia gunman responsible for killing two TV journalists live on air was a former employee who handed his manager a cross saying “you’ll need this” after he was fired....

Is "Plugged In and Connected" Possible?

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Earlier this week, I had the great honor of speaking at a faculty meeting for the teachers at my sons’ former elementary school. My brief presentation focused on the topic of...

6th Circuit Refuses To Stay Injunction Against Recalcitrant Kentucky County Clerk

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In Miller v. Davis, (6th Cir., Aug. 26, 2015), the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to grant a stay pending appeal of a preliminary injunction (see prior posting) issued...

No such thing as a ‘typical’ U.S. parish

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- If Pope Francis were to have time on his U.S. visit in September to stop at "typical" parishes, it might take a week or two just to see a representative sample...

72 men start lives as seminarians in Rome

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As ZZ Top's "Sharp Dressed Man" bellowed across an immaculately groomed sports field not far from St. Peter's Basilica, a new class of U.S. seminarians faced...

A Time to Kill

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In the 1996 crime drama film A Time to Kill, a ten-year-old black girl named Tonya is violently raped by two white supremacists. She survives and the men are arrested, but before...

The Pointless Campaign to “Save Marriage”

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Defenders of marriage and the traditional family continue to lose battle after battle to the purveyors of sexual liberation. So predictable have their defeats become that the...

Mortar attacks on 2 Damascus churches

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Two churches in Damascus, including the church of Maronite Catholic Archbishop Samir Nassar, suffered mortar attacks on August 23. The Fides news agency reported that 50 people...

A Simple Adventure

Dominicana - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Every so often, we come across a news story about an adventurer. Maybe someone is sailing around the world, or biking from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego, or hiking the Appalachian...

Even Hurricane Katrina couldn't keep this nun out of New Orleans

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
New Orleans, La., Aug 27, 2015 / 05:13 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- For Sister Greta Jupiter, SSF, it was an odd sensation driving through New Orleans East in the months after Hurricane...

Iraqi archbishop says he ‘quarrels with God’ everyday in wake of crisis

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The archbishop who helped manage the crisis in Iraq for the past year has said while he outwardly encouraged Christians, inside he would ‘quarrel with God.’ When asked how his...

Daily Gospel Reflection for August 27, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
  Today’s Gospel: Matthew 24:42-51 Memorial of Saint Monica In our Gospel reading today, Jesus tells his disciples to stay awake in their faith. “You do not know on which day your...
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