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Bishop of Würzburg left ‘speechless’ after axe attack on train passengers

Catholic Herald - 6 months 3 days ago
The Bishop of Würzburg said he had been left “speechless” by the axe attack on a train the city on Monday. Three people from Hong Kong were seriously hurt and another was slightly...

Daily Gospel Reflection for July 19, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 3 days ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 12, 46-50 When you got married, did you have a “B-list”? You know, a list you’d go to if someone else who was invited sent their regrets? If they found...

Holy See: Trafficking of children is "abominable"

News.va - 6 months 3 days ago
(Vatican Radio) The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, has told the United Nations the trafficking of children is “abominable...

How to mislabel a ‘devout’ Catholic

Catholic Herald - 6 months 3 days ago
In The God of the Gulag, Volume 1, by Jonathan Luxmoore, which I blogged about last week, the author remarks that “Stalin could quote the Bible at will, and used catechetical...

Who is 'the Black Madonna' and why is she so important?

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 3 days ago
Rome, Italy, Jul 19, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the “Black Madonna,” will be one of Pope Francis' primary stops during his visit to...

Who is 'the Black Madonna' and why is she so important?

EWTN - World Catholic News - 6 months 3 days ago
Rome, Italy, Jul 19, 2016 / 04:02 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the "Black Madonna," will be one of Pope Francis' primary stops during his visit to...

Pax Christi take part in vigil as they await Trident renewal outcome

Catholic Herald - 6 months 3 days ago
Members of Pax Christi, the international Catholic movement for peace, were among hundreds who gathered to take part in a vigil as MPs debated the renewal of the Trident programme...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 19/07/16

Catholic Herald - 6 months 3 days ago
There is “definitely a continuity” between Benedict XVI and Pope Francis, Archbishop Georg Gänswein has said in a wide-ranging new interview (original German text). The bishops of...

Egypt’s wave of persecution continues as mob stabs Christian to death

Catholic Herald - 6 months 3 days ago
A Muslim mob in southern Egypt stabbed a Coptic Christian to death over a personal feud on Monday, stoking anger among Christians amid a spike in assaults on their community....

Archbishop Gänswein says he bears ‘mark of Cain’ for his loyalty to Pope Benedict

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 3 days ago
In an interview with Schwäbischen Zeitung, Archbishop Georg Gänswein said that his work as the personal secretary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and his previous work for the...

Cardinal Sarah’s Liturgical Reform Meets Resistance

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 3 days ago
It has been said that Rome thinks in centuries. In the present age, however, it seems that Rome reacts in days. So Cardinal Sarah learned following a July 5 address on the...

Nostalgia for a Life “Happily Ever After”

Crisis Magazine - Church - 6 months 3 days ago
In his new book The Fractured Republic, Yuval Levin writes about how both the Right and the Left are waxing nostalgic—the Left, for the Camelot of the 1960s; the Right, for the...

In Tunis, the Garden of the Righteous Arabs and Muslims 

Vatican Insider - 6 months 3 days ago
As if to give the world a breath of hope - in between the massacre in Nice and the coup in Turkey, and after weeks marked by the attacks in Istanbul, Baghdad, and Dhaka - good...

Remember the Copts ISIS martyred in Libya? This priest does.

Catholic News Agency - General - 6 months 3 days ago
Minya, Egypt, Jul 19, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Christians in Egypt, the possibility of martyrdom is not a remote one. “It is something they concretely feel, it is...

Remember the Copts ISIS martyred in Libya? This priest does.

EWTN - World Catholic News - 6 months 3 days ago
Minya, Egypt, Jul 19, 2016 / 01:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- For Christians in Egypt, the possibility of martyrdom is not a remote one.

Inspired by Pope Francis, California legal clinic offers free services

EWTN - US Latest News - 6 months 3 days ago
Oakland, Calif., Jul 19, 2016 / 01:08 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Free legal counsel and advice may sound too good to be true, but in the Diocese of Oakland, it's a reality.

Rudy Giuliani's concern for immigrants

dotCommonweal - 6 months 3 days ago
From a story I wrote for Newsday, October 12, 1996: Mayor Rudolph Giuliani filed a lawsuit yesterday to overturn new laws he said would force the city to surrender the names of...

Senior Leadership Vacancies – BCE

The Catholic Leader - 6 months 3 days ago
Brisbane Catholic Education invites applications for the following positions:Principal – Primary:• Holy Spirit School, Bray Park (readvertised) (enrolments 594) • Guardian Angels...

St Mary’s – Primary Principal P-6

The Catholic Leader - 6 months 3 days ago
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Mackay, is seeking a Primary Principal to commence  January 2017.Current enrollments – 369. For further information, click here: St Mary’s  [[...

Illinois bishop defends Archbishop Chaput’s teaching on Communion for divorced/remarried

Catholic Culture - World News - 6 months 3 days ago
An Illinois bishop has come to the defense of Archbishop Charles Chaput, who recently confirmed the traditional Church teaching that Catholics who are divorced and remarried...
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