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June 13, 2014

Christian-Themed Park Turns Down State Economic Grant After Church-State Complaints

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In Sioux City, Iowa, developers of a Christian-themed park have decided to turn down a $140,000 state economic development grant after objections were raised by the Freedom From...

Consent Decree Entered In Suit Over Devotional Exercises In School

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The American Humanist Association yesterday announced the entry of a consent decree which settles its lawsuit against a Missouri school district.  AHA sued the district over...

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: Courage and Commenting

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Gratefully, as a faithful follower of the Catholic faith, I never have to visit the Wizard to get myself a good healthy dose of courage. The Holy Spirit is the only great and...

European Court Upholds Spain's Dismissal of Priest As Public School Teacher

The Religion Clause - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In Martinez v. Spain, (ECHR, June 12, 2014), the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights, in a 9-8 decision, held that there had not been a violation of a Catholic...

The Fourth Great Crisis in The Church

Making Things Visible - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The Fourth Great Crisis in The Church. Bishop Schnieder tells it as it is. Direct and without concern for his popularity. Does his honesty and direct nature discredit him? Only in...

What St Anthony’s face teaches us about the transcendent in man

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Today is the feast-day of St Anthony of Padua. I have just been watching a riveting YouTube clip about him on Rome Reports, entitled “What did St Anthony of Padua look like? 3D...

Pope Francis: God prepares us to accomplish our mission

News.va - 5 months 2 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) When the Lord wants to entrust a mission to us, “He prepares us” to do it well. And our response should be based on prayer and fidelity. That was the main thrust...

Sunday Homily: The Love of the Father, the Grace of the Son and the Communion of the Spirit

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 2 weeks ago
-- Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9 Daniel 3:52, 53, 54, 55 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 One of the deepest truths about our life is we come from the Trinity and that we are called to...

Daily Homily: Elisha Followed Elijah as His Attendant

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 2 weeks ago
-- 1 Kings 19:19-21 Psalm 16:1b-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10 Matthew 5:33-37 God gave Elijah three tasks: he was to anoint Hazael to be king over Syria, to anoint Jehu to be king over...

8 sainthood causes advance

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In a June 12 audience with the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Pope Francis cleared the way for the beatification of two venerable servants of God by...

Catholics should be wary of Hillary Clinton’s latest image makeover

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Mrs Clinton has not said she is running for president, but most people seem to think she is. She has written a book about her time as Secretary of State, and writing a book is...

Cardinal: we must stop tolerating sexual violence as a part of war

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Sexual violence in warfare as a “deep wound on the body of humanity” that should be eradicated completely, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said. The cardinal was speaking at a four-...

Iraq: Cardinal Sandri "extreme concern" for situation

News.va - 5 months 2 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) The Congregation for Eastern Churches has issued a press statement saying the Cardinal Prefect, Leonardo Sandri is following the unfolding of events in Iraq with...

G.K. Chesterton Book Collection Giveaway!

Brandon Vogt - 5 months 2 weeks ago
“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – St. Augustine   Since I’ve built up a large collection of extra books...

'The Fault in Our Stars' hailed for themes on suffering, love

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Jun 13, 2014 / 04:03 am (CNA).- Bestselling movie and book “The Fault in Our Stars” provides material to think more deeply about belief and skepticism – as well...

Daily Gospel Reflection for June 13, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 5:27-32 Jesus uses language can, at times, seem harsh and even confusing.  Is he really asking me to cut off my hand or rip out my eyes?  Most of my sins...

Pope Francis strongly defends legacy of Pius XII, "the great defender of the Jews" "What about the Great Powers? Why didn't they do anything?"

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In an interview granted to Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, and published this Friday, the Pope spoke on Pius XII. The daily is based in Barcelona, so its main purpose was to find...

Chartres Pilgrimage 2014

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Gathering outside Notre Dame in Paris, for Mass and a blessing. I was on the Chartres Pilgrimage this year; readers can see the official photos here, for this post I'm using my...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 13/06/14

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis has told La Vanguardia newspaper that he regularly ventures outside his Popemobile because “I cannot greet the people and tell them I love them inside a sardine can...

Synod on family is opportunity for teaching faith, archbishop says

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
New Orleans, La., Jun 13, 2014 / 04:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A consultation regarding the upcoming synod on the family highlights the need for a better teaching of the faith, the...

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