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April 22, 2014

Secretary of John Paul II: He was like a father to us (Video)

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
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John Paul II and John XXIII, saints with lots of character and humor (Video)

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
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A pair of saints to be proud of

Catholic Herald - 6 months 2 days ago
As I write this, the city of Rome is gearing up for the canonisations, this coming Sunday, of two of its former bishops, the Blessed Pope John XXIII, and the Blessed Pope John...

Alabama High Court Says Term 'Child' Applies to Unborn

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
The Alabama Supreme Court handed down a decision today declaring that the term “child” in a state law includes the unborn. “The Alabama Supreme Court has given us a decision...

Obama’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Gives Millions to Planned Parenthood - 6 months 2 days ago
When President Obama said that he did not want his daughters punished with a pregnancy- he wasn’t kidding. Perhaps that was the motivation behind his creation of the The Office of...

The key to increasing vocations

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 6 months 2 days ago
It seems to me that if we want to see an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life, we have to start praying more specifically about what we really want and...

Supreme Court Will Decide if Pro-Life Groups Can be Censored for Telling the Truth - 6 months 2 days ago
This morning the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Susan B. Anthony List v. Steve Driehaus. SBA List is petitioning the high court to allow their First Amendment...

Prayer at Mass for Persecuted Christians

Creative Minority Report - 6 months 2 days ago
The National Catholic Register has a report about a campaign to add Prayer at the end of Mass for Persecuted Christians. I am all for it! In fact, I will go one step further. I...

‘FOX & Friends’ Spotlights Common Core Concerns in Newman Society Interview

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 2 days ago
“…So there’s a fundamental difference in what Common Core is doing – it’s preparing kids for what happens after 18, versus preparing kids for life.” More...

Don’t Be a Party Pooper - 6 months 2 days ago
As they say, when mom is happy, everyone is happy. But a lot of moms and mom business owners get in a rut when they forget they are running a marathon, not a sprint. Skip these...

Russia’s patriarch has a lot to lose in Crimea

Catholic Herald - 6 months 2 days ago
As newly released Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko made her historic speech in Kiev on February 22, I was astonished to notice a statue of Our Lady of Fatima on the...

Abortion Oligarchy: Rich Americans More Likely to Support Abortion Than Poor - 6 months 2 days ago
Last week, the media exploded with the news that the United States is not a democracy, but an oligarchy: Oligarchy is a form of government in which power is vested in a dominant...

Daily Homily: He Opened to Us the Scriptures

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
-- Acts 3:1-10 Psalm 105:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8-9 Luke 24:13-35 After announcing the resurrection of Jesus to the Jews, and baptizing three thousand, Peter and John go to the temple...

To Shake With Joy

The Reason for Our Hope - 6 months 2 days ago
As the Exsultet was proclaimed at the Easter Vigil we heard this summons: “let this holy building shake with joy, filled with the mighty voices of the peoples!” That is an...

Easter Message From Seoul

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 2 days ago
Here is the Easter message from Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul. * * * My dearest brothers and sisters,    May the love and peace of the risen Lord be upon...

Report: Church officials “extremely interested” in adding prayer at end of Mass for persecuted Christians

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 2 days ago
From The National Catholic Register:  A concerted effort is under way in Rome and in dioceses around the world to have Pope Francis introduce a prayer for the poor, persecuted and...

New issue now live

dotCommonweal - 6 months 2 days ago
Our Spring Books issue is now live on the website. Robert K. Landers writes on Joyce Carol Oates and "pathography"; Leslie Woodcock Tentler looks at John Cornwell's "secret...

Everyone called him 'Duke': John Wayne's conversion to Catholicism

OSV Daily Take - 6 months 2 days ago
An edited excerpt from 'Deathbed Conversions: Finding Faith at the Finish Line.' How did this thrice-married, hard-drinking, larger-than-life megastar make his leap to Catholicism...

Legends of Libertarianism

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 6 months 2 days ago
One of the perpetual dogmas I run across in Libertarian Catholic circles was nicely boiled down by a reader the other day: “When the government gets into the business of wealth...


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