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May 9, 2014

Alveda King, Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, to Speak at Pro-Life Prayer Breakfast

LifeNews.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
My boss (National Right to Life Convention Director Jacki Ragan) and I just got back from a trip to the lovely city of Louisville, Kentucky. We were there to work on the final...

I received an E-Mail Attachment from the Future…..

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Somehow the space-time continuum has opened a special drive map on my trusty old 2009 MacBook, revealing a series of forms, all the same, except for the title (which alternates...

Knights draw attention to this year's successes

The Busy Catholic - 5 months 2 weeks ago
State Deputy Edward Shawchuk aims for more pro-life work in coming year Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (left) stands with Edward Shawchuk and Bishop Ken Nowakowski of the...

Pope urges UN leadership to resist 'culture of death'

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Vatican City, May 9, 2014 / 11:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with the secretary general and other leaders of the United Nations today, urging them to challenge both a “...

Pope urges UN leadership to resist 'culture of death'

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Vatican City, May 9, 2014 / 12:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis met with the secretary general and other leaders of the United Nations today, urging them to challenge both a "...

Pope's challenge to UN: 'ethical mobilization' against a 'throwaway culture'

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis has challenged UN officials to promote "a true, worldwide ethical mobilization," to encourage help for the poor and preserve the dignity of human life against the...

The Virtues of Poetry

dotCommonweal - 5 months 2 weeks ago
This week, while browsing at St. Mark's Bookshop, I picked up James Longenbach's The Virtues of Poetry, a book of criticism published by Graywolf Press in 2013. To call this a "...

Alarm over “national shrine to abortion” planned on Washington mall

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 2 weeks ago
From the Associated Press:  Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers on Wednesday revived a long-stalled effort to create a...

Young Mother Dies Fighting Rare Placental Cancer After Giving Birth to Twins

LifeNews.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
On Monday, May 5, wife and mother Jenna Hinman from upstate New York died at the age of just 26 years old. She had been diagnosed with a rare placental cancer but was still able...

The “Spirit of Inclusion” at Catholic schools

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Make of this what you will. But this strikes me as something new on Catholic campuses: explicit and prominently publicized acceptance—or “inclusion”—of young people who are gay....

Gosnell Movie Raises $2.1 Million to Tell Story of Abortionist Who Killed Babies Born Alive

LifeNews.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
They did it. The producers of the Gosnell movie have raised the $2.1 million they needed to make the Hollywood-style film that will tell the story of the gruesome abortion...

Prayer Request

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A reader writes: My wife Maureen died at the age of 42 last October. As i have journeyed through the fog of grief and beginning to come out to the other side. I find myself at...

God, sex, ‘military values’ and the U.S. Naval Academy

GetReligion - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Most weekday mornings, as I make my short drive to the train station for my ride to Capitol Hill, I hear at least one plug on talk radio for the Navy Federal Credit Union. Part of...

Celebrating Mary and Meeting Jesus

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
I love May for a LOT of reasons, not least of which because it’s a month of usually lovely weather. This May finds me reading two books that are helping me appreciate the...

St. Dymphna Novena, Day Four

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Day 4: For PietyGod, Our Creator and Supreme Master, St. Dymphna served Thee with great zeal even in her childhood, by hearing Thy word with delight, by assisting at Holy Mass...

The Theology of the Offertory - Part 5: What the Offertory Really Means

New Liturgical Movement - 5 months 2 weeks ago
This is the fifth article in an ongoing series. The previous parts can be read here: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4. Having explained in the previous articles of this series what...

Episcopal Church Wins Lawsuit Over San Joaquin Diocese Property

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A California state trial court this week released a Tentative and Proposed Statement of Decision giving a victory to The Episcopal Church (TEC) in its property-ownership dispute...

A preacher and an advocate for the poor

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 2 weeks ago
He was a champion of the poor and a preacher who — four centuries later — could have been a televangelist. St. Francis di Girolamo, eldest of 11 children, was born in the mid-17th...

Buffalo Catholic school refuses to run same-sex ‘marriage’ after bishop intervenes

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 2 weeks ago
by Matthew Archbold May 9, 2014 (The Cardinal Newman Society) - Diocese of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone expressed his gratitude that a local Catholic high school chose not to...

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