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October 23, 2014

Archdiocese discloses 17 names in interest of accountability

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 1 day 23 hours ago
As part of a legal settlement with law firm Jeff Anderson & Associates, the archdiocese reached an agreement on a mechanism to disclose additional names of men with...

We shall never hear the cries of the poor if we listen only to ourselves

Catholic Herald - 1 day 23 hours ago
“You must not molest the stranger or oppress him, for you lived as strangers in the land of Egypt. You must not be harsh with the widow, or with the orphan; if you are harsh with...

Daily Readings: October 26 – November 1

Catholic Herald - 1 day 23 hours ago
Ordinary Form Divine Office Week II Sunday, October 26: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Ex 22:20-26; Ps 18; 1 Thes 1:5C-10; Mt 22:34-40 Monday, October 27: Weekday in Ordinary...

You can’t drive a parked car: Attend vocation events to help discern

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 1 day 23 hours ago
Everyone who is discerning the priesthood or religious life should attend events where they are able to talk to seminarians, priests and religious who are living the way of life...

Let’s Band Together to Do Good

The Reason for Our Hope - 1 day 23 hours ago
My day yesterday was marked by the same experience shared by all Canadians: shock and horror at the tragic events in Ottawa. I might have surrendered to the natural temptation to...

Pope Francis calls for abolition of death penalty

The Deacon's Bench - 2 days 3 min ago
From VIS:  Today, the Holy Father received delegates from the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP), addressing them with a speech focusing on the issues in their subject...

Egyptian Christians feel safer, though Islamism still looms

EWTN - World Catholic News - 2 days 5 min ago
Cairo, Egypt, Oct 23, 2014 / 09:26 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- While problems still exist, Christians in Egypt feel "much safer" under the presidency of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a former...

'Tyburn Tree' Memorial Renewed

Diocese of Westminster - 2 days 6 min ago
For more than 200 years the huge three-sided gallows known as the ‘Tyburn Tree’ stood near the present-day Marble Arch. It was a notorious instrument of mass execution, upon which...

Couple Refuses Abortion After Finding Out They Naturally Conceived Triplets

LifeNews.com - 2 days 8 min ago
In June 2013, Sarah Ward and Benn Smith naturally conceived triplets. The couple already had their hands full with their son Freddie, who they thought might be an only child...

Baby seems ready; we are not

OSV Daily Take - 2 days 12 min ago
While we are excited to meet him (or her — my guess is him), this baby needs to be a little more patient, for several reasons.

Mercy Sisters: 50 Years of Service Celebration

Diocese of Westminster - 2 days 14 min ago
On Saturday 11 October two Mercy Sisters were honoured with a special Mass and party by the Church of Our Lady of the Holy Souls, Kensal New Town, to celebrate their 50 years of...

George Weigel: Catholic Colleges Exist to Equip Disciples for Mission

Catholic Education Daily - 2 days 15 min ago
“Catholic institutions of higher learning exist to equip disciples for mission and to be witnesses to Christ,” George Weigel told students during a recent talk at Franciscan...

St Teresa of Avila 500th Anniversary Opening Mass

Diocese of Westminster - 2 days 18 min ago
Members of the Carmelite family from across Britain gathered in Kensington Priory on 15 October to open a year of celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of the birth of St...

U.S. Catholic health care workers, dioceses respond to Ebola crisis

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 2 days 22 min ago
WASHINGTON — Tabiri Chukunta has been trying to get the word out to the West African community in New Jersey that their families and friends in Liberia need to put on hold, at...

Miracle healing service points to the one who heals -- Jesus

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Joseph Kenny | jkenny@archstl.org | twitter: @josephkenny2 Denny O'Leary thought he was going to be watching baseball on TV that night. But...

Using education to overturn effects of racism

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Dave Luecking | daveluecking@archstl.org | twitter: @stlreviewscribe The name instantly sets the organization apart. African American Male Scholars. "Scholars" is the...

Outdoor prayer gardens provide peaceful place to focus on God

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Sarah Hinds | sarahhinds@archstl.org | twitter: @sarahhinds76 The prayer garden at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton-St. Robert Regional School in St....

Eastern canon lawyer examines Catholic, Orthodox practices in handling divorce

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Jennifer Brinker | jbrinker@archstl.org | twitter: @JenniferBrinker Eastern and Western Catholic and Orthodox Churches would do well to...

Halloween: Another secularization of a Catholic tradition

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Dave Luecking | daveluecking@archstl.org | twitter: @stlreviewscribe On Friday night, Oct. 31, ghosts and goblins, witches and warlocks,...

Canceled Masses become a reason to build interracial ties

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 2 days 31 min ago
Joseph Kenny | jkenny@archstl.org | twitter: @josephkenny2 Thumbnail (for Multimedia Slideshows) Pauline Humphrey, Lamoyne Peal and Eleanor...

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