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January 26, 2015

English doctor faces charges for sex-selection abortion

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 12 hours ago
A doctor in Birmingham, England, will face criminal charges for offering to perform a sex-selection abortion. On January 26 a Birmingham court ordered Dr. Palaniappan Rajmohan to...

By sharing our faith we can start to change the culture around us

Catholic Herald - 1 day 12 hours ago
The phrase “the New Evangelisation” has been around since it was widely popularised by the late St John Paul II in the decade before the new Millennium. However, it floated...

Russian Patriarch calls for abortion ban in first-ever address to Duma

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 12 hours ago
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill suggested a nationwide campaign against legal abortion, as he addressed Russia's legislative body, the Duma. The Patriarch's speech was the first...

Richard McBrien, RIP. Fishwrap’s encomium.

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 12 hours ago
Fr. Richard McBrien is dead at 78. I hope that in his final years he had a chance to rethink and repent of his work. Enough about him. There is an old phrase, Nihil de mortuis...

China planning illicit ordination of more bishops for 'official' Church?

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 12 hours ago
The Chinese government's bureau of religious affairs plans to organize the ordination of more Catholic bishops without Vatican approval in 2015, the AsiaNews service reports. The...

Dozens of Pro-Life Youth Hold Die-In on White House Lawn to Protest Abortion

LifeNews.com - 1 day 12 hours ago
Are members of the media “post-abortive?” A day before the 2015 March for Life, prolife leaders staged a “Million to One Memorial Die-In” in front of the White House. For the...

Photo Journal: Catholic College and High School Students at 2015 March for Life

Catholic Education Daily - 1 day 12 hours ago
Catholic college and high school students from distant corners of the country gathered in Washington, D.C., last Thursday to join the hundreds of thousands of people marching in...

You Won’t Believe Pharrell’s New “Happy” Lyrics Against Global Warming

Catholic Vote - 1 day 12 hours ago
Pharrell Williams (“Happy”) journeyed to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week to preach against global warming. He flew there in his private jet. 1700 of his...

Bishop Zubik: Catholic Schools Are Crucial to Church’s Evangelizing Mission

Catholic Education Daily - 1 day 13 hours ago
Bishop David Zubik of the Diocese of Pittsburgh recently spoke about the impact and influence that his Catholic education had on him, noting that Catholic schools are essential to...

Snow Altars in the Grand Tetons

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 13 hours ago
Each January, Wyoming Catholic College freshmen spend a week in the vicinity of the Grand Teton mountains near Jackson, learning how to live in the wintry outdoors, cross-country...

More Americans Pro-Life Than “Pro-Choice” in the Last Five Gallup Polls

LifeNews.com - 1 day 13 hours ago
Ramesh’s comments yesterday on the latest NARAL poll were spot on: the poll, which purports to show strong support for legal abortion in four congressional districts, is deceptive...

As the blizzard approaches: “A Prayer Against Storms”

The Deacon's Bench - 1 day 13 hours ago
By all accounts, we’re in for a whopper in New York City. As we await its arrival, I offer this popular prayer against storms. Lord, hear our prayer: Jesus Christ a King of Glory...

Veronica’s Veil

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 13 hours ago
Veronica holding her veil. Image from Wikipedia The tiny pink bundle next to me wiggles a bit. I stroke my daughter’s soft brown hair and smile as she studies the pattern on the...

Fr. Richard McBrien, R.I.P.

dotCommonweal - 1 day 13 hours ago
Yesterday Fr. Richard P. McBrien, for decades one of the most influential American Catholic theologians, died in Connecticut at the age of seventy-eight. He served as chair of the...

Sons of Liberty? Good for Kids?

Creative Minority Report - 1 day 13 hours ago
Hey, I'm kind of interested in History Channel's Sons of Liberty. My children are interested as well so I'm wondering if anyone saw it and if so is it appropriate for kids? Is it...

Women have primary role in transmitting faith, says Pope

Catholic Herald - 1 day 13 hours ago
Women have the primary role in transmitting faith, Pope Francis has said. Speaking during Mass on Monday in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Pope said that “mothers and...

Washington Post recognizes pro-life pope, but not pro-life bishops

GetReligion - 1 day 14 hours ago
Seems like everyone is into mergers; why not Catholics? A new Washington Post story surveys the Catholic pro-life movement and concludes that it's merging with other social...

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