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September 23, 2014

Nuclear disarmament should be final goal, Vatican delegate tells international atomic agency

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
Speaking to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at a meeting in Vienna, the Vatican's representative said that while efforts to control the proliferation of nuclear...

Hosting date nights a way for parishes to help couples keep bond strong

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
For many Catholic married couples, the training they received for their vocation started and ended with the required marriage preparation classes they took as engaged couples.

Orthodox-Catholic theological commission fails to reach accord on synod, primacy

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
The 13th working session of the joint Orthodox-Catholic Theological Commission concluded its work in Amman, Jordan on September 23, without approving a document on "Synodality and...

Pope names five women to International Theological Commission

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 6 days ago
Pope Francis, who has said the Catholic Church has "not yet come up with a profound theology of womanhood," named five women, a record number, to the International Theological...

I Was Alone in the NICU When I Survived an Abortion, Thank God My Daughter Was Not

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
I never wanted to have one of my children admitted to the NICU immediately after their birth, but in hindsight, it has been a gift and a powerful reminder to me of how blessed I...

When Things Just Kinda Happen

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 6 days ago
Credit: Helen K (2009) [CC BY] For my last two years of high school, I homeschooled with an online program. My parents were not involved in facilitating my school work, and my...

Confirmed: there are five whole women on the CDF's new advisory board

dotCommonweal - 5 months 6 days ago
We now have the names of the new members of the International Theological Commission, including the five women theologians Cardinal Gerhard Müller mentioned a few weeks back, when...

Your afternoon Vatican.

dotCommonweal - 5 months 6 days ago
Late this afternoon the Holy See announced two unrelated bits of news: First, the laicized former nuncio to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, has been placed under house...

Verbum Has Partnered with Branches Catholic Ministries in Canada!

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 5 months 6 days ago
We are excited to be an official Media Sponsor for the Branches Regenerate(d) 2014 conference. If you’re in the Niagara Falls area this weekend, come out for fun, fellowship, and...

Why Americans Have a Hard Time Accepting Climate ‘Science’

Catholic Vote - 5 months 6 days ago
I’ll admit it: I have no idea how much the earth is warming or why. How can I have no idea when it has been repeated so often in the news? Easy. The “science” we have been given...

Vatican police arrest former papal nuncio, will prosecute on sex-abuse charges

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 6 days ago
Vatican police have arrested Josef Wesolowski, the former apostolic nuncio to the Dominican Republic, who will now face criminal charges for sexual abuse. Then-Archbishop...

Mom Almost Choked Her Infant Baby to Death Twice “For Attention”

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
Here is a mother who is not going to win any contests for mother of the year. Brenna Winter, 19, faces criminal charges for almost choking her infant baby to death twice, saying...

WaPo blog announces a new good (i.e. liberal) South Africa mosque

GetReligion - 5 months 6 days ago
No one expects tons of original reporting in a blog like Ishaan Tharoor writes for the Washington Post. But when five sources are patched together in a 382-word post -- and any...

A Byzantine Subdiaconal Ordination in Bratislava

New Liturgical Movement - 5 months 6 days ago
On Sunday, September 14, His Excellency Peter Rusnák, Bishop of Bratislava in Slovakia, celebrated a hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Catholic Cathedral of the...

The Last Five Times the Supreme Court Considered Abortion, It Went Pro-Life

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
With a new Supreme Court term set to begin on October 6 and national mid-term elections coming on November 4, abortion continues to be a hotly contested issue in American public...

St. Pio and the Smell Test

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 6 days ago
Today is the feast of St. Pio of Pietrelcina.  ”Padre Pio”.  A prayer HERE What do you suppose Padre Pio would have thought about the notion that the divorced and civilly...

Can We Talk? R.I.P. Joan Rivers

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 6 days ago
From the movie “Joan Rivers; Piece of Work” Something is very wrong with the world.  We are losing our ability to know truth, goodness, and beauty when we see it.  It seems that...

Pope Francis to change the name of St. Peter’s Basilica

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 6 days ago
As we look around the faith landscape of these USA, we see clusterings of parishes, such that the Churches of St. Christiana the Astonishing, St. Alphege the Bald, and St. Olav...

Writer: My Daughter Died in an Abortion to Protect My Right to Choose

LifeNews.com - 5 months 6 days ago
It’s always a tragedy when a woman has an abortion. But it’s even more tragic when a woman knows that abortion results in the death of another human being and has the abortion...

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