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'Islamophobia': In reports on student kicked off Southwest flight, there's that term again

GetReligion - 5 months 1 week ago
"Islamophobia is real."This Iraqi student was taken off a flight in LA for speaking in Arabic. — AJ+ (@ajplus) April 20, 2016 We journalists love victims....

Hooray for Harriet

dotCommonweal - 5 months 1 week ago
Although the push to put a woman's face on our paper currency hasn't exactly been a big concern of mine, I was truly gratified by today's news that Harriet Tubman, the legendary...

Iowa House Approves Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood After It Sells Aborted Baby Parts - 5 months 1 week ago
Iowa House lawmakers passed a budget Wednesday that would take away taxpayer funding from abortion groups like Planned Parenthood. The Associated Press reports the state House...

Priest on papal exhortation: We must hold fast to the Tradition

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 1 week ago
We ought to remain calm and stay true to what we have received and always believed.

Canadian senators, both pro- and anti-euthanasia, discuss delaying bill past June 6 deadline

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 1 week ago
Some senators are saying the bill's far too broad, others too restrictive, but both sides are open to holding it up.

Surrogate Mom Who Refused to Abort Baby With Down Syndrome Says Daughter’s Doing Great - 5 months 1 week ago
Andrea Ott-Dahl became a surrogate for a couple struggling to get pregnant. Once it became clear that the baby had Down syndrome and likely other complications, Ott-Dahl and her...

St. Anselm: Saint of the Day for Thursday, April 21, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
St. Anselm Archbishop of Canterbury and Confessor APRIL 21,A.D. 1109 IF the Norman conquerors stripped the English nation of its liberty, and many ...

Daily Readings for Thursday, April 21, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 13:13-25, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89:25, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89:27, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 89:2-3, ...

A Prayer for the Dying and a Special Soul: Prayer of the Day for Thursday, April 21, 2016

Catholic Online - Featured News - 5 months 1 week ago
O most merciful Jesus, Lover of souls, I beseech Thee, by the agony of Thy most Sacred Heart, and by the sorrows of Thine Immaculate Mother, ...

“I am the very model of a modern ultramontanist”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 1 week ago
We like Parody Songs around here.  Faithful Catholics have a sense of humor, after all.  Libs, not so much. Over a First Things I spotted one worthy of passing along. I AM THE...

Dominican nuns keep hope alive among displaced in northern Iraq

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 5 months 1 week ago
IRBIL, Iraq — When the Islamic State group rolled across Iraq’s Nineveh Plains in 2014, tens of thousands of Christians fled for their lives to Kurdish-controlled areas of the...

An Espresso Double Shot: Among Women’s short form podcast on Amoris Laetitia - 5 months 1 week ago
Image via Pixabay (2013), CC0 Public Domain. Last week I uploaded Episode 9 of Among Women “Espresso Shot” – it’s a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from...

Planned Parenthood Accused of Having Nurse Illegally Perform Abortions in Violation of State Law - 5 months 1 week ago
A New Mexico Planned Parenthood is being accused this week of breaking the law by allowing a nurse to prescribe chemical abortion drugs to patients. The pro-life group Protest ABQ...

2016 Annual Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

Archdiocese of Saint Louis - 5 months 1 week ago
On April 20, 2016, 125 finalists in the Annual Respect Life Creative Writing Contest gathered at the Cardinal Rigali Center to be recognized for their outstanding entries. ...

Look at your own sins before judging others, pope says at audience

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 5 months 1 week ago
Christians must look to their own sins and failings and not fall into the temptation of hypocrisy that causes them to believe they are better than others, Pope Francis said.

“Bless our families, bless our children. Choose from our homes those who are needed for Thy work.”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 1 week ago
I have lately mused about vocations.  Last Sunday was the Day of Prayer for Vocations.  What I mean by vocations, by the way, is vocations to the priesthood.  Yes, yes… I think...

Whole Foods sues gay pastor who claimed they put slur on his ‘Love Wins’ cake

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 1 week ago
‘We believe his accusations are fraudulent,’ says the company.


Saint Louis Catholic - 5 months 1 week ago
This Saturday marks the 400th Anniversary of the death of the second-greatest poet in the history of the English language (Who's the greatest, you ask?). With so many varied and...

CWL calls for expansion of palliative care

The Busy Catholic - 5 months 1 week ago
League asks for day of prayer May 4 With assisted suicide creeping into Canada, the Catholic Women's League, under president Barbara Dowding, is working hard to promote an...

A step closer to sainthood for Dorothy Day

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 1 week ago
New York City, N.Y., Apr 20, 2016 / 11:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new stage has begun in the process toward possible canonization for Dorothy Day, the founder of the Catholic...
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