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October 2, 2014

Caritas Official Gives Inside Look at Ebola Fight

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Monsignor Robert Vitillo, Geneva delegate to the United Nations for Caritas Internationalis, left last Friday for Liberia to assist with strengthening the Caritas response to the...

Letters from 70,000 Students Delivered to Pope Francis

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 3 weeks ago
A group of five Argentinean fathers nicknamed “the Pope’s mailmen” recently delivered more than 70,000 letters from students to Pope Francis, according to the Catholic News Agency...

Church Evicts AA Out of Fear It Would Lead To Required Hosting of Gay Weddings

The Religion Clause - 5 months 3 weeks ago
KSLA reported last week that in a Sept. 17 letter, the pastors of a Keithville, Louisiana Baptist church told an AA group that had been meeting at the church for five years that...

The Synod on the Family: a look beyond the media hype

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Oct 2, 2014 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the media centers upon the question of whether the Church will change its teaching regarding reception of the Eucharist...

Positively Brilliant Stuff: PBS Remains Relevant

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
pbs.org Before I was a parent, I knew little about public television. And, I was one of “those parents” — the ones who don’t allow their kids to watch television. But eventually...

Suit Challenges MTA's Rejection of Anti-Hamas Ad

The Religion Clause - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Reuters reported yesterday on a lawsuit filed by the American Freedom Defense Initiative claiming that its civil rights were violated when the New York City Metropolitan Transit...

Cardinals urge government to break political deadlock in Hong Kong

American Catholic - Top News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
HONG KONG (CNS) -- The two cardinals in Hong Kong urged the government to solve the present political deadlock after police used force to disperse thousands of unarmed protesters...

Pope Francis: Christ suffers today in the Middle East's persecuted Christians

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis met on October 2 with Mar Dinkha IV, who has led the Assyrian Church of the East since 1975. The church, which ceased to be in full communion with the Holy See...

Vocations Discernment Group meetings dedicated to 'Year of Consecrated Life'

Diocese of Westminster - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The ‘Year of Consecrated Life’ announced by the Pope earlier this year will begin on 30 November and end on 2 February 2016, the annual World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life....

Cardinals urge government to break political deadlock in Hong Kong

Catholic Herald - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The two cardinals in Hong Kong urged the government to solve the present political deadlock after police used force to disperse thousands of unarmed protesters who struggled for...

Why do we allow comments on some posts but not on others?

Catholic Herald - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Over the past few days several people have asked me why we allow comments on some posts and not on others. I thought it might be helpful to explain why here. We recently decided...

'I can't find the words to say' – Pope Francis hails surviving migrants

Catholic News Agency - General - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Oct 2, 2014 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a private audience between Pope Francis and the survivors and family members of the 368 migrants who perished in a tragic...

'I can't find the words to say' – Pope Francis hails surviving migrants

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Oct 2, 2014 / 05:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a private audience between Pope Francis and the survivors and family members of the 368 migrants who perished in a tragic...

Daily Gospel Reflection for October 2, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Today’s Gospel: Matthew 18:1-5, 10 The thing to remember (and by no means is this easy) is that the world’s standard of greatness is nothing like greatness in the kingdom of...

Cardinal Kasper: synod debate will �help the Church'

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
In an interview with Vatican Radio, Cardinal Walter Kasper said that upcoming debate at the Synod of Bishops on the reception of Holy Communion by those who have remarried will "...

Cardinal: ‘I’d ask Rome to ordain married men’

Catholic Herald - 5 months 3 weeks ago
A retired English cardinal has said that he would ask Rome to ordain married men as Catholic priests. Speaking on a Radio 4 documentary which is due to be broadcast tonight Cormac...

Pope Francis ahead of synod – listen to 'the beat' of the times

EWTN - Vatican News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Oct 2, 2014 / 04:43 am (EWTN News/CNA).- In a prayer vigil set before the opening of the synod of bishops, Pope Francis said we must be attentive to the signs of the...

Pope's Morning Homily: Consult Your Guardian Angels

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Guardian angels exist, they are not [the fruit of] imaginative doctrine, but companions that God has placed beside us on our life’s journey said Pope Francis Thursday morning at...

Pope meets with refugees who survived shipwreck

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis met on October 1 with 50 survivors of the October 2013 Lampedusa migrant shipwreck, in which over 350 refugees from Africa and the Middle East perished. "I find it ...

Catholic University cancels showing of <I>Milk</I>

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 3 weeks ago
Administrators at Catholic University of America directed a student organization not to show Milk, a 2008 film on the homosexual activist Harvey Milk. The online news site Crux...

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