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March 25, 2014

Contraception mandate case argued at US Supreme Court

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Mar 25, 2014 / 01:03 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a challenge to the Affordable Care Act touching on the federal...

Greetings from Edit-land

Journey of a Catholic Nerd Writer - 5 months 3 weeks ago
I am writing this late (and it's still Monday in L.A. so this counts for the day!) because I've been working on editing my novels. This is just the latest round of edits. I think...

March 24, 2014

When All Creation Held its Breath

Integrated Catholic Life - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Moment There is a moment in time which defines all history; a moment to which all that came before, all that has come after and all that is yet to come, points as supremely...

“How can this be?”: a homily for The Annunciation

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 3 weeks ago
From the vault, here’s part of a homily from Advent in 2008, with some thoughts on the feast we celebrate on March 25: +++ How many of us have been blindsided by events we never...

Always heard a rumor that the body of Bl. John XXIII was not actually incorruptible

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Despite the fact that his body is displayed in a special glass coffin beneath a side altar in St. Peter’s Basilica, he was carefully embalmed, using techniques that were very...

Was that your story in 2008? 2012?

Quartermaster of the Barque - 5 months 3 weeks ago
A NYT Reporter calls the Obama administration “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation”. Late to the party? The First Lady and...

Can you come to DC tomorrow morning?

Rock for Life Blog - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Tomorrow morning, March 25th, we will be at the steps of the Supreme Court joining a rally and I hope you can join us! Tomorrow we must be there as the Supreme Court will hear...

Nun Wows on Italy's "The Voice"

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 3 weeks ago
“I came here because I have a gift and I want to share that gift. I am here to evangelize.” *subhead*Fun.*subhead*

Pope Francis’ glorious challenge to “faithful” Catholics

Socon or Bust - 5 months 3 weeks ago
by squeaker The mark of a great coach is to push all his players to become better, whether they’re plumbers or superstars. In Evangelii Gaudium, I sense the Holy Father is...

Contraception disrupts 'language of love,' Bishop Conley teaches

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Lincoln, Neb., Mar 24, 2014 / 08:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln hopes his new pastoral letter on the sacrificial “language of love” and the disruptive...

Pushing back against Bella

Feminine Genius - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Others have done well, taking on the sleazy culture that accomodates (and praises) part-time p*rn jobs to pay college bills, and Sister Theresa Noble has an interesting take: The...

An achievement and a mission: The legacy of Abp. Lefebvre and Romanitas

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 3 weeks ago
"Archbishop Lefebvre, this great man of the universal Church." Benedict XVI Audience to Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X August 28, 2005 Source:...

Servant of God Oscar Romero

Communio - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Friends, on this day in 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero was martyred while celebrating Mass in San Salvador. He was a great voice for human dignity and social justice. Let’s pray...

Renowned Theology Scholar Issues Strong Critique of Cardinal Kasper's Speech on Marriage

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Professor Juan José Perez Soba, a renowned scholar of the theology of John Paul II, is the latest to take up Pope Francis’ wish to debate issues related to the upcoming Synod on...

Pope Francis: 'Salvation Cannot Be Bought Or Sold, It is A Gift'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
A humble heart, like that of Mary, is what is required to obtain salvation. Pope Francis emphasized this during his homily at Casa Santa Marta today, the Solemnity of the...

Bishop Conley Releases Pastoral Letter on Contraception

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Here is the pastoral letter released today by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska. * * * The language of love A letter to the Catholic families and healthcare providers...

Pope's Mass: Salvation can't be bought! It's a gift (Video)

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
He added that to be saved, Christians should always follow the example of Our Lady.  To view the video click here.

Pope Francis Sends Message to South Sudan

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has made an “urgent appeal" to end the violence in South Sudan in order to ensure humanitarian aid and the promotion of peace.   His message, signed on the Holy...

Preparations Underway for World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Eighth World Meeting of Families, which will take place in 2015, has the task of showing “the world God's shining plan for families, to help married couples live out that plan...

Pope Invites Italian Archbishop to Prepare Via Crucis Meditations

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has invited Archbishop Giancarlo Maria Bregantini C.S.S. of Campobasso-Bolano (Italy) to prepare this year’s meditations for the Via Crucis (Stations of the Cross...

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