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Bella Dodd, who rejected Communism in favour of faith, is a lesson for young jihadis

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Having blogged last week about John Beaumont’s book, The Mississippi Flows Into The Tiber, with all the extraordinary, uplifting and grace-filled stories of conversion that it...

Classical Art, Literature Unlock Door to Wonder in Catholic Education

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A fruitful Catholic education relies on the integration of classical literature and art, wrote Sister Joan Roccasalvo in her recent column. Asserting that the virtue of wonder is...

Daily Gospel Reflection for January 15, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Mark 1:40-45 This Gospel can be taken in several directions. As I sat thinking about today’s Gospel, I stepped into the place of the leper. I do not think I would...

Pope: Respect for religion should limit freedom of expression

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CNS) -- Commenting on recent killings by Islamist terrorists at a Paris newspaper, Pope Francis condemned killing in the name of...

Notre Dame Should Have Canceled ‘White Privilege’ Course, Says Prominent Alumnus

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The University of Notre Dame’s spring semester course preparing students for a “white privilege conference”—which features speakers opposed to Church teaching—should have been...

Theology Lectures Set to Begin for CUA’s Marian Art Exhibit in Washington, D.C.

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Over the course of the spring semester, CUA faculty and students will explore the exhibit's themes during presentations and lectures on the Blessed Virgin. More...

Catholic Universities Aim to Set Campus Records for Community Service

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Students from The Catholic University of America and Walsh University will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with record numbers of students, faculty, and staff members...

Charlotte Diocese School Dismisses Employee after Same-Sex Marriage Announced

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Charlotte Catholic High School recently informed one of its teachers that he could not work at the school following the announcement of his impending same-sex marriage, another...

Pope Francis arrives in the Philippines for visit focused on mercy and compassion

News.va - 5 months 2 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has arrived in Manila, the Filipino capital, for the second leg of his pastoral visit to Asia. After a six and a half hour flight from the Sri Lankan...

Pope Makes Two Unscheduled Stops on Final Day in Sri Lanka

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 2 weeks ago
On his final day in Sri Lanka, Pope Francis made two unscheduled stops upon his return from the Marian shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary in Madhu. The Holy Father first stopped...

Malawi's Bishop Joseph Zuza dies in car accident

EWTN - World Catholic News - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Mzuzu, Malawi, Jan 15, 2015 / 04:30 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Catholics in Malawi are mourning the death of Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza of Mzuzu, who died in a car crash on Thursday at...

The more jihadists attack West, the more frightened leaders cower.

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 2 weeks ago
In American Spectator there is a piece by George Neumayr caught my eye: THE DIVIDED WEST Its “values” are too confused to eliminate jihadism. The White House’s decision to avoid...

Pope Francis and the three “H”s: “Humanity, Humility, Humour

News.va - 5 months 2 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Working against time to define and set up all that is necessary to accommodate and respond to the needs of media operators in a digital world during Pope Francis’s...

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 2 weeks ago
From ZENIT: Vatican Officials Ask Filipino Faithful to Use Images of Christ, Not Pope Gesture Falls In Line With Pope’s Call to Keep Eyes on Christ Use images of Christ, not the...

We’ve turned into a nation of tantrum-throwers

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A hitherto obscure Conservative MP called Nigel Mills was photographed playing the game Candy Crush on his mobile phone when he was supposed to be listening to people from the...

A Most Violent Year review: Oscar Isaac battles evil without breaking a sweat

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A Most Violent Year Cert 15, 125 mins Various cinemas, from January 23 in the UK While for some, history remains just “one damned thing after another”, it also, much more...

Napoleon the Great review: six million lives sacrificed for one giant ego

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
Napoleon the Great by Andrew Roberts, Allen Lane, £30Buy here You would not have liked to have been in the path of Napoleon’s army as it marched on your town or village. Scorched...

Embrace the post-Christmas blues

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
‘Blue Monday’ is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. It falls in the third week of January and its misery is attributed to a concatenation of circumstances: the...

Saint of the week: St Francis de Sales (January 24)

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
A bishop of Geneva during the period of the Counter-Reformation, “the gentleman saint” was known for both his strong faith and his gentle touch in dealing with religious division...

The war that no one wants to talk about

Catholic Herald - 5 months 2 weeks ago
The first thing I did when I heard of the slaughter at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris was to call my daughter and her boyfriend. They live close by and, while Paris is an...
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