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The Religion Clause - 1 day 5 hours ago
From SSRN: Daniel Ortner, Conscientious Offenders: Russia's Ban on 'Extremist' Religious Literature, and the European Court of Human Rights, (Virginia Journal of International Law...

World Youth Day in Poland will offer 'Message of Mercy'

American Catholic - Top News - 1 day 5 hours ago
WARSAW, Poland (CNS) -- A new airport, improved road and rail links, a fleet of dream buses and "Youth Bible" are among features projected for the Catholic Church's 14th...

Everyone but churches can use NYC schools – will the mayor do anything about it?

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 6 hours ago
New York City, N.Y., Mar 30, 2015 / 05:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Churches using New York City public school facilities for worship services are in limbo after the Supreme Court...

St. Peter's Basilica goes dark for �earth hour'

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 6 hours ago
St. Peter's Basilica went dark for one hour on March 28 in commemoration of "earth hour," a World Wildlife Fund initiative intended to raise awareness about climate change. The...

Bishops visit Texas detention center for migrant families

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 6 hours ago
Three Catholic bishops, joined by two Lutheran counterparts, visited a new detention center in Dilley, Texas, designed to house migrant women and children who have entered the...

Pope Francis: God's way is the way of humility

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 6 hours ago
Pope Francis emphasized humility during his homily at Palm Sunday Mass, celebrated in St. Peter's Square in Rome. "This week, Holy Week, which leads us to Easter, we will take...

Daily Gospel Reflection for March 30, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 6 hours ago
  Today’s Gospel: John 12:1-11 Monday of Holy Week When thinking of the perfume filling the house from the woman’s oils, I wince at the thought of what those fragrances would be...

Papal condolences for victims of flooding in Chile, Peru

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, has sent a telegram of condolence in the Holy Father's name following severe flooding in the Atacama Desert. "The Holy...

Pope pays tribute to late head of Assyrian Church of the East

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolence to Mar Aprem Mooken, the temporary head of the Assyrian Church of the East, following the death of Mar Dinkha IV, who had led the...

Pope makes donation to help displaced Christians in Iraq and Nigeria

Catholic Herald - 1 day 7 hours ago
Pope Francis has sent aid money to help people persecuted and displaced by violence in Iraq and in northern Nigeria. Although not specifying the amount, the Vatican press office...

LENTCAzT 41: Monday of Holy Week

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 7 hours ago
Today is Monday of Holy Week. So… GO TO CONFESSION! How long has it been? Here is another 5 minute daily podcast for Lent.  They are intended to give you a small boost every day...

Turin Becomes A "Capital of Faith"

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
According to Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, the three events of the Exposition of the Holy Shroud, of the Bicentenary of Don Bosco and the Pope’s visit, are the sign of God’...

Papal letter for 500th anniversary of St. Teresa of Ávila's birth

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Pope Francis has written a letter to Father Xavier Cannistrà, superior general of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, on the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Ávila...

Holy See diplomat laments plight of Syrian refugee children

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 8 hours ago
Syrian refugee children risk becoming a "lost generation," the Holy See's leading diplomat at UN offices in Geneva said during a recent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council....

How to beat the spiritual disease of ‘acedia': grab a rosary and go for a walk

Catholic Herald - 1 day 8 hours ago
We know that Pope Francis talks about “the peripheries” a lot in his homilies. I took this to mean those on the margins of the Church and of society: poor people, outcast,...

Pope prays for Germanwings crash victims during Palm Sunday Mass

Catholic Herald - 1 day 8 hours ago
Pope Francis has prayed for those who died in the Germanwings tragedy at the conclusion of Palm Sunday Mass. In the prayer, which the Pope said outside St Peter’s Basilica, he...

Pope Francis' Letter on the Fifth Centenary of Saint Teresa of Avila's Birth

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 8 hours ago
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' letter to Fr. Saverio Cannistra, Superior General of the Order of Discalced Carmelites, on the occasion of the fifth centenary celebration...

With #BringBackOurGirls no longer trending, Nigerians aghast at 'inaction' from donors

EWTN - World Catholic News - 1 day 8 hours ago
Abuja, Nigeria, Mar 30, 2015 / 03:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Almost a year after the terror group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian school girls, humanitarian workers are...

With #BringBackOurGirls no longer trending, Nigerians aghast at 'inaction' from donors

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 8 hours ago
Abuja, Nigeria, Mar 30, 2015 / 02:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Almost a year after the terror group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian school girls, humanitarian workers are...

Bishop of Lancaster rebukes ACTA

Catholic Herald - 1 day 8 hours ago
The Bishop of Lancaster has said that the lobby group, A Call to Action (ACTA), is not recognised by the Catholic Church in his diocese. In a blog post entitled “A Call To...

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