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The Mercy Bus brings lapsed Catholics to confession

American Catholic - Top News - 6 months 4 days ago
BURNLEY, England (CNS) -- A diocese in England is using a double-decker bus as a venue for priests to hear the confessions of people who have stopped going to church. The Mercy...

Niger's bishops appeal for peace

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 4 days ago
Amid tensions surrounding Niger’s February 21 elections, the bishops of the largely Muslim nation appealed for calm. “The Catholic Christian community prays and does not ...

Daily Gospel Reflection for February 25, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 4 days ago
Today’s Gospel: Luke 16, 19-31 Today’s Gospel reminds me of the “Amazing Grace” verse that says, “I once was lost but now am found, was blind, but now I see.” Today’s parable is...

Vatican spokesman: ‘We are all pained’ by death of pregnant Santa Marta worker

Catholic Herald - 6 months 4 days ago
Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, has expressed his sorrow on behalf of Pope Francis following the death of a pregnant receptionist at the Santa Marta guesthouse in Rome....

Jerusalem bishop: work with Assad to defeat Islamic State

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 4 days ago
At a recent conference in Cologne, Auxiliary Bishop William Shomali of Jerusalem called upon the international community to work with the Syrian government to defeat the Islamic...

Singapore archbishop slams Madonna concert as 'pseudo-art'

EWTN - World Catholic News - 6 months 4 days ago
Singapore, Feb 25, 2016 / 05:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Singapore's music fans can do better than Madonna, the local Catholic archbishop has said.

Singapore archbishop slams Madonna concert as 'pseudo-art'

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 4 days ago
Singapore, Feb 25, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Singapore's music fans can do better than Madonna, the local Catholic archbishop has said. The American pop star will stop in...

Patriarch calls on Orthodox, Catholics to oppose de-Christianitization, persecution

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 4 days ago
In the final days of his journey to Latin America, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow traveled to Rio de Janeiro, where he prayed for persecuted Christians at the statute of Christ the ...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/16

Catholic Herald - 6 months 4 days ago
It is “a huge exaggeration” to speak of a “German-Polish war” at last year’s synod, Polish bishops’ conference president Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki has said. Franciscans in...

Unique Catholic High School for Special-Needs Students Plans to Open This Fall

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 4 days ago
After years of searching for the right location, developers of the first Catholic high school in the U.S. created exclusively for students with special needs, Veritas Christi...

Unique High School for Special-Needs Students Offers Catholic Education, Plans to Open This Fall

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 4 days ago
After years of searching for the right location, developers of the first high school in the U.S. offering a Catholic education exclusively for students with special needs, Veritas...

Sister arranges aid for thousands of struggling families in northern Syria

Catholic Herald - 6 months 4 days ago
People under constant threat of bombardment in the Syrian city of Aleppo will receive a fresh emergency relief package in the latest round of aid payments announced by the UK arm...

Nigeria's bishops decry corruption, welcome progress in fight against Boko Haram

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 4 days ago
At the conclusion of their recent meeting in Abuja, Nigeria’s bishops welcomed the government’s progress in the fight against the Islamist terrorist organization Boko ...

Catholic College to Host Radical Feminist in Residency Despite Abortion Advocacy

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 4 days ago
St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis., will once again host radical feminist “bell hooks” (who prefers not to capitalize her name) in residency, despite her advocacy for abortion...

On Doors, Windows, Fences, Bridges, and Walls

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 4 days ago
The recent spat of words between Pope Francis and Donald Trump over the relative merits of bridges and walls deserves some further comment. Both words, “bridge” and “wall,” have...

Ave Crux, Spes Unica!

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 4 days ago
“These fragments I have shored against my ruins.” ∼  T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land One of the happy discoveries I’ve made while traveling around Europe is that Cervantes was surely...

Pope Francis wants more dialogue with Islam. Is Egypt the key?

EWTN - Vatican News - 6 months 4 days ago
Vatican City, Feb 25, 2016 / 02:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- For Pope Francis, dialogue with Islam is a core issue. He recently voiced hopes to meet a major Sunni leader: the Grand...

Pope Francis wants more dialogue with Islam. Is Egypt the key?

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 4 days ago
Vatican City, Feb 25, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Pope Francis, dialogue with Islam is a core issue. He recently voiced hopes to meet a major Sunni leader: the Grand...

Helping find a cure

The Catholic Leader - 6 months 4 days ago
CARLY Galligan received her best birthday present inside a doctor’s surgery four years ago.After battling with leukaemia for five years, doctors announced on her 10th birthday...

Laying Down the Cross that Leads to Death

Word on Fire - Fr. Robert Barron - 6 months 4 days ago
While “time” stalks us with menace like a prowling lion, and we live in a broken world that remains fixed in the clenched jaws of evil and sin, we still fight against that...
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