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March 13, 2014

Four Words that Could Doom Obamacare

Catholic Vote - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Recently, George Will wrote an interesting column outlining one of the legal arguments against the Affordable Care Act.  Unlike many of the more famous legal challenges, this one...

Pod people: There really are two sides to every story, folks

GetReligion - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The stories we critique here at GetReligion usually fall into one of two categories. First we have the good stories: well-written pieces that are fair, balanced, properly sourced...

Swedish Megachurch Leader Ulf Ekman Converts to Catholicism, ‘Stuns’ Congregation

Socon or Bust - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Megachurch leader Ulf Ekman of the Word of Life ministry in Sweden has announced that he and his wife Birgitta have converted to Roman Catholicism. The announcement, according to...

Blessed First Anniversary to Pope Francis

Communio - 5 months 3 weeks ago
V. Let us pray for Francis, the Pope. R. May the Lord preserve him, give him a long life, make him blessed upon the earth, and may the Lord not hand him over to the power of his...

The Magic Circle Rules the Church

Socon or Bust - 5 months 3 weeks ago
He added however that he’d “have to act really with the other members of the bishops’ conference.” With respect, your Grace,  you do not have to seek the agreement of your...

Spiritual Exercises for Pope and Curia Conclude

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Five days of spiritual exercises for the Pope and the Roman Curia, held in the Casa del Divin Maestro in Ariccia near Rome, came to an end this morning with a song of praise and...

Pope Sends Telegram on Death of Cardinal Jose Da Cruz Policarpo

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Holy Father has sent a telegram of condolences on learning of the death of Cardinal Jose da Cruz Policarpo, patriarch emeritus of Lisbon, Portugal. The cardinal died in the...

Freedom and the Law

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
It is most interesting to me how much information about our present culture can be packed in a single snippet of news. In March of 2013, an Oklahoma woman was arrested for...

Sunday Homily: Jesus Was Transfigured Before Them

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
-- Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 2 Timothy 1:8b-10 Matthew 17:1-9 Last Sunday, the first reading presented the original vocation of man and his fall from grace....

Daily Homily: You Will Be A People Sacred To The Lord

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
-- Deuteronomy 26:16-19 Psalm 119:1-2, 4-5, 7-8 Matthew 5:43-48 The first reading introduces us into one of the many covenants made between God and his people in the Old...

Syrian Catholic Leaders Call for Release of All Kidnapped Christians

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Syria’s Catholic leaders made a call for all Christians abducted during the conflict in the country to be set free. Prompted by the release of kidnapped nuns from Maloula, Syria...

Father Cantalamessa's 1st Lent Homily 2014

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Here is the first Lenten homily given this year by the preacher of the Pontifical Household, Capuchin Father Raneiro Cantalamessa. * * *  Every year Lent begins with the...

Who's really bossy?

Feminine Genius - 5 months 3 weeks ago
According to the new, trendy site, BanBossy, we oppress girls: When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being...

Fmr. Governor Reubin Askew, the last pro-life Democrat to run for president, dies at 85

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson TALLAHASSEE, FL, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, the last pro-life politician to mount a serious bid for the Democratic Party'...

E-mail intro

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by The Editors Today's blog posts: Student loan debt is not just an economic problem, it’s a marriage problem - Joe Carter David Cameron presides over largest liberalisation of...

As Pope marks first year, Italian archbishop says the ‘new paradigm’ opens Church to homosexuality

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Citing the “new paradigm” of Pope Francis one year after his election to the throne of Peter, the...

Kathleen Sebelius Continues Stonewalling on Abortion Funding in Obamacare

LifeNews.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Congressman Andy Harris (R-Md), a member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, today questioned HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius...

Priest lauds Catholic class offerings at largest state school

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Irvine, Calif., Mar 13, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Arizona State University's partnership with a Catholic college providing theology courses to students won praise from...

Morning after pill may soon be over-the-counter in last three EU countries requiring prescription

LifeSiteNews - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by Thaddeus Baklinski LONDON, March 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The London-based European Medicines Agency is recommending that the abortifacient morning-after pill, brand named...

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