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November 6, 2014

Catholic University of America President Emphasizes Commitment to Catholic Identity

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 3 weeks ago
President John Garvey of The Catholic University of America (CUA) recently talked about the ways in which CUA maintains its Catholic identity, in an interview with America ...

Exorcisms on the rise: Occult activity sparks 'pastoral emergency'

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Rome, Italy, Nov 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic experts say occult activity and the resulting need for exorcisms has reached a critical level. Just prior to the...

GUEST POST: Response to claim that Communion on tongue will spread influenza (and whatever else)

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Appended below is letter by longtime Fr. Z’s Blog reader and participant to the pastor of the reader’s parish. It seems that in Sunday’s parish bulletin the pastor alleged that...

Your God is Too Boring [Book]

Brandon Vogt - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Your God is Too Boring by Jon Leonetti (Dynamic Catholic, 2014) When most people dismiss God as boring or irrelevant, they’re rejecting a straw man. In this...

Daily Gospel Reflection for November 6, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Luke 15:1-10 I have a daughter who is an excellent cookie baker. Her skinny dad and brothers are grateful for her talent, but it causes me great temptation. I...

Vatican approves new rules for Legionaries of Christ

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Marking a significant step in an extensive process of the reform of the Legionaries of Christ, the Vatican approved the congregation's amended constitutions. The approval of the...

Anti-Catholic protestors harass D.C. parishes, condemning “evils” of Catholicism

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 3 weeks ago
From The Washington Post:  Roman Catholic leaders have sent e-mails of warning to dozens of Washington and Maryland priests after protesters with bullhorns yelling anti-Catholic...

Spanish nurse survives Ebola, thanks God for recovery

EWTN - World Catholic News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Madrid, Spain, Nov 6, 2014 / 04:49 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Upon announcing her recovery from Ebola, Spanish nurse Teresa Romero said Wednesday that she praises God for her life and...

Russian patriarch calls on Pakistani leader to pardon Asia Bibi

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has called upon Pakistan's president to pardon Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges. "The execution of Asia...

Cardinal Turkson: Agriculture is a vocation

News.va - 5 months 3 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) A scheduled public talk by Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, was delivered Wednesday evening by Fr. Michael Czerny...

Renewed call for CCHD donations

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is encouraging Catholics to donate to the upcoming national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)....

Pope's Address to Roman Rota Course on Annulment Processes

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
On Wednesday, Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the super rato Course of Canonical Procedure, organized by the Tribunal of the Roman Rota. After the greeting...

Church protests killing of Christian couple in Pakistan

Catholic Herald - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Catholic leaders in Pakistan has protested the beatings and burning of a young Christian couple accused of desecrating the Quran. “The government has absolutely failed to protect...

Nigeria's bishops to gather for all-night prayer vigil

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
All of Nigeria's bishops will gather on the evening of November 13 for an all-night prayer vigil that includes Mass, Eucharistic adoration, and the Rosary. The episcopal...

Burkina Faso's cardinal analyzes national turmoil

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Ouagadougou said that the recent military takeover of the West African nation was not a coup but resulted from a popular uprising against the...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Francis

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 3 weeks ago
“What is being proposed is not marriage, it’s an association. But it’s not marriage! It’s necessary to say these things very clearly and we have to say it!” (Pope Francis;...

Coptic leader: Western policies have fostered rise of Islamic extremism

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The head of Egypt's largest Christian body said that Western policies have fostered Islamic extremism in the Middle East. Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros II made his comments...

For German bishops mercy comes at a price, critics charge

EWTN - World Catholic News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany, Nov 6, 2014 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- As Cardinal Walter Kasper prepares to receive an award and give a speech at The Catholic University of America later...

For German bishops mercy comes at a price, critics charge

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany, Nov 6, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Cardinal Walter Kasper prepares to receive an award and give a speech at The Catholic University of America later...

Encountering the Word — Hebrews 11:6

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 3 weeks ago
“And without faith it is impossible to please him. For whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6) Print...

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