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The Divine Horizon

Dominicana - 5 months 1 week ago
St. Augustine enjoyed watching lizards catch flies. He also confessed that he would become quite distracted at the sight of a dog hot on a rabbit’s heels, or a spider entangling...

Word This Week

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
The result of the recent referendum has come as a surprise to many. It is a turning point for all as we embark on an uncertain future. The prophet Isaiah, speaking to a broken...

An accidental pilgrimage

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
‘England is not a Catholic country.” This claim seems trite even to an outsider like me, but over the course of my recent visit, it became hard to sustain. I had not taken the...

‘Why can’t we choose our own Patriarch?’

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
Why has the Pope suddenly parachuted two Italian Franciscan priests into the most prestigious Catholic posts in the Holy Land? Both men are non-Arabic speaking. On May 20, Fr...

The strange future of parish life

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
When you go to Mass on Sundays, do you shop around? Thirty years ago, that question would have struck most Catholics as bizarre, even in poor taste. They supported their local...

A modern man in revolt against modernity

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
Roger Scruton has written widely on philosophy, politics and modern culture generally – which makes comment difficult, since if something significant is missing from Conversations...

Daily Gospel Reflection for June 30, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 1 week ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 9, 1-8 As a kid, this passage always bothered me; these people did nothing, I thought, to warrant an explicit forgiveness of sin, and yet Jesus proclaims...

What do Catholics and Eastern Orthodox disagree about, anyway?

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Jun 30, 2016 / 03:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the Eastern Orthodox wrapping up their “pan-Orthodox Council” this past weekend, it might be a good time to take a...

What do Catholics and Eastern Orthodox disagree about, anyway?

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Jun 30, 2016 / 04:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- With the Eastern Orthodox wrapping up their "pan-Orthodox Council" this past weekend, it might be a good time to take a...

Sharply reduced suicide risk for women who attend Mass weekly

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Women between the ages of 30 and 55 who attend church weekly are six times less likely to commit suicide than women who never attend church, according to a report published by the...

Card. Burke to Deliver Keynote Address at Fota IX

New Liturgical Movement - 5 months 1 week ago
St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to announce that His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke will open the Fota IX International Liturgy Conference to be held in...

Archbishop: in the midst of evil we need to reach out to our brothers and sisters

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has offered prayers for the victims of the Istanbul terror attack, saying the atrocity had “shocked the world”. The cardinal, president of...

Bermuda voters reject same-sex marriage, civil unions

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
By large margins, voters in Bermuda rejected same-sex marriage and same-sex civil unions in a non-binding referendum, according to the British territory’s daily newspaper.

Action urged on Conscience Protection Act

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Human Life Action, which works closely with the US bishops in matters related to pro-life legislation, has asked pro-life Americans to urge members of Congress to pass the...

Thousands seek refuge in South Sudan after town is engulfed by violence

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
A Church official in a remote South Sudan town says more than 50 people have been killed in fighting between government troops and a new rebel group. Moses Peter, humanitarian...

Canadian court upholds denial of accreditation to Christian law school

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
Upholding a lower court ruling, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that the Law Society of Upper Canada was justified in denying accreditation to Trinity Western University, an...

Workers who tied Catholic colleague to a cross are cleared of religiously aggravated assault

Catholic Herald - 5 months 1 week ago
Workmates accused of abusing a Catholic colleague by tying him to a cross in a “mock crucifixion” have been found not guilty of religiously aggravated assault. York Crown Court...

The 19th Century American Know Nothing Myth…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 months 1 week ago
…of the inexhaustible dragon’s hoard of wealth in the dungeons of the Vatican is deathless. Compare and contrast (courtesy of John Allen, Jr.): Operating Budget:  (Vatican) $300...

Bp. Robert Barron…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 5 months 1 week ago
…on the strangeness of the Cross.

USCCB president prays for victims of West Virginia floods, Istanbul attacks

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 1 week ago
In recent days, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has offered prayerful support for victims of floods in West Virginia and the terrorist attack on...
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