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In Burundi's crisis, the Church stands with the people

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 2 days ago
Bujumbura, Burundi, Aug 13, 2015 / 06:02 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- A Burundian priest has spoken out about the worrying crisis in his country, particularly following the...

Small Success Thursday: Abundant Grace

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 2 days ago
Ready, set.  Launch. This week, we helped our son buy a car and sent him off to Cleveland to start work at Central Catholic. It felt bigger than when we sent him to college....

Syria: Islamic State Frees 22 Assyrian Christians

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
In ​​northeast Syria, the Islamic State has freed 22 Assyrian Christians, including 14 elderly. According to Asia News, the release of those who were kidnapped in the province...

Musical resources & John Scott RIP

New Liturgical Movement - 6 months 2 days ago
Following Peter Kwasniewski's recent post on Parish Musical Reform, we have received news that Paraclete Press are currently offering their highest bulk discounts on the Gregorian...

In Burundi’s Crisis, the Church Stands With the People

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
This report is contributed by Marta Petrosillo of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * “We have no idea how this grave crime will affect the already difficult situation in our...

More students are happy at Heythrop College, according to survey

Catholic Herald - 6 months 2 days ago
Heythrop College has improved overall satisfaction levels in this year’s National Student Survey. The results showed that 90 per cent of Heythrop’s students were satisfied with...

Three Dead-End Streets of Unbelief

Dominicana - 6 months 2 days ago
This is the eighth video in a series on St. Thomas Aquinas and the virtue of faith. We’ve all been misled by a confusing road sign or traffic pattern, or learned too late that we...

Atheist Clubs Don’t Belong at Catholic Colleges, Experts Say

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 2 days ago
As Christian affiliation and Church attendance among young peoplecontinue to decline, Catholic colleges have a unique opportunity to evangelize students on campus and ensure that...

Abp Auza: interest in Laudato si' high ahead of Pope's UN visit

News.va - 6 months 2 days ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ recent encyclical letter, Laudato si’, on the care of our common home, continues to generate interest and discussion at all levels of government and...

In Israel, Knesset Committee Rejects Agriculture Ministry Rules On Kapparot Ritual

The Religion Clause - 6 months 2 days ago
Jerusalem Post reports today that in Israel, the  Knesset's Economic Affairs Committee has rejected rules issued by the Agriculture Ministry to strictly regulate the controversial...

Indian government may ban Muslim practice of instant divorce

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 2 days ago
The Indian government's Ministry of Women and Child Development, according to a Guardian report, is considering a ban on the Muslim practice that allows a man to divorce his wife...

Guam Legislature Passes Marriage Equality and LGBT Employment Discrimination Laws

The Religion Clause - 6 months 2 days ago
Pacific Daily News reports that the Guam legislature yesterday passed the Guam Marriage Equality Act (full text), aligning the U.S. Territory's laws with the a district court's...

Pope Baptizes 2 Children at Santa Marta

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
Newborn, Simona, and 9-year-old, Charo--daughters of Pope Francis' long-time friends during his time in Buenos Aires--were baptized by the Holy Father during a last-minute visit...

Tech Talk: Never Miss a Homily Again

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 2 days ago
Do you remember what you heard in last Sunday’s homily? Did you even get to hear the whole thing? Maybe you were distracted by taking care of your children’s needs (which is a...

Court Says Kentucky Clerk Cannot Refuse To Issue Marriage Licences

The Religion Clause - 6 months 2 days ago
In Miller v. Davis, (ED KY, Aug. 12, 2015), a Kentucky federal district court granted a preliminary injunction barring Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis from continuing her...

Pope: Celebrations, including Mass, are essential for family life

American Catholic - Top News - 6 months 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Families need moments of rest and celebration, time for standing back and recognizing the gifts of God and how well they have developed, Pope Francis said....

Ideals worth sacrificing for: Pope to challenge U.S. Congress, U.N.

American Catholic - Top News - 6 months 2 days ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Along with having a winning smile and a warm embrace, Pope Francis is known for challenging people. He does it regularly at morning Mass -- particularly...

What Are You Reading This Summer? Excellent Drivel

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 2 days ago
Reading in the dog days should never be dogged reading. Just as summer is for recreation, so also is it for recreational reading. Light reading material, however, should not be...

The 2015 Synod: The Real Issue at Stake

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 2 days ago
When the Church gathers in Rome from October 4-25 for a much-publicized Synod, the centerpiece topic will be “The Family.” We are living in a time when the family unit, which is...
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