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Thousands of Venezuelans walk to Colombia each day for a free meal

Aleteia - 1 day 21 hours ago
As the economy verges on collapse, hungry Venezuelans cross the borderAs Venezuela’s economy edges toward collapse, approximately 25,000 men, women and children cross the border...

Study shows it . . . and we know it . . . but we are still too busy!

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 21 hours ago
Copyright 2017 Tami Kiser. All rights reserved It’s that time of year to begin looking at our schedules and thinking, “Hmmm, how many things can I jam into my schedule for this...

Daily Reading for Thursday, August 17th, 2017 HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 1 day 21 hours ago
Reading 1, Joshua 3:7-10, 11, 13-17 7 Yahweh said to Joshua, 'This very day, I shall begin to make you great in the eyes of all Israel so that they ...

Amid the outcry over Charlottesville, one archbishop’s words stand out

Catholic Herald - 1 day 21 hours ago
Recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have let to a great deal of comment, some full of insight, some not so much. Among the best was the statement of Archbishop Chaput of...

Abortion-pill reversal: The next frontier of informed-consent laws?

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 21 hours ago
Indianapolis, Ind., Aug 15, 2017 / 06:04 am (National Catholic Register).- Medication abortions are on their way to becoming the dominant method of abortion in the U.S. But...

5 Flowers connected to the Virgin Mary

Aleteia - 1 day 21 hours ago
Flowers are often used in art to symbolize different spiritual truths about Our Lady. Flowers have always been associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary. There is even an early...

Reports of the Death of the Virgin Mary...Are True!

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 21 hours ago
Did Our Lady die? Until recently, I would have said no; She was assumed into heaven because of Her purity. I must admit I had not investigated the idea thoroughly, but for a long...

ASSUMPTION - Tots a una veu: Visca la Mare de Déu!

Rorate Coeli - 1 day 21 hours ago
Mary! She is the north of the tender youth who, feeling in his heart the burning life, rows forward with courage and delight. And, in the growing glare of heaven's light,  a voice...

Dormition of the Blessed Virgin

Communio - 1 day 22 hours ago
As the destiny for the Mother of God, so for us.     Today the universe, rejoicing mystically in thy glorious memorial, O Theotokos, doth go before crying and shouting with joy:...

Trial Judge Upholds Catholic School's Refusal To Re-enroll Students After Disruptive Year

The Religion Clause - 1 day 22 hours ago
NJ Advance Media reports that a New Jersey trial court judge yesterday, in a three-hour long decision read from the bench, upheld a Catholic school's refusal to re-admit two girls...

Sikh Cadets Sue West Point Over Headgear Requirement

The Religion Clause - 1 day 22 hours ago
Two cadets who are observant Sikhs and who enrolled in the U.S. Military Academy at West Point filed suit in a Michigan federal district court yesterday contending that the Army...

Scotland is still suspicious of Catholics, says archbishop

Catholic Herald - 1 day 22 hours ago
The Archbishop of Glasgow has said that people in Scotland still harbour “a vague suspicion that Catholics don’t really belong”. Archbishop Philip Tartaglia addressed clergy from...

Australian Commission Recommends That Child Sex Abuse Learned In Confession Must Be Reported To Authorities

The Religion Clause - 1 day 22 hours ago
Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse yesterday issued a release  (which includes links to full text) announcing its publication of a...

What did the first US census look like?

Aleteia - 1 day 22 hours ago
Only 6 questions long and delivered on horsebackAugust 2, 1790 was the day the United States first implemented a census. Smithsonian.com reminds us that back in those days census...

4th Circuit: Federal Law Does Not Entitle Disabled Students To Education In Their Religious Traditions

The Religion Clause - 1 day 22 hours ago
In M.L. v. Smith, (4th Cir., Aug. 14, 2017), the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) doesnot require a public school...

How to Calm Irrational Fears for the Anxious School Mom

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 22 hours ago
Photo by Yamilette Platero (2017) via Posh Stock Photos. Licensed by author. There are just a few more weeks left of summer in our household. I know many families are already...

US State Department recognizes ISIS genocide in religious freedom report

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 22 hours ago
Washington D.C., Aug 15, 2017 / 05:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Religious freedom advocates were heartened by the State Department recognizing in its annual religious freedom report...

21 Precious Perseids viewing pleasure

The Catholic Astronomer - 1 day 22 hours ago
My observing location for the 2017 Perseids was flanked toward the east by a large stony hill. Towards the west  the Atlantic Ocean and to both the south and north by fields of...

In Christ, Mary brings new joy and meaning to mankind, Pope says

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 23 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 15, 2017 / 04:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of the Assumption, Pope Francis said that in bringing Christ to the world, Mary also provides the joy and...

In Christ, Mary brings new joy and meaning to mankind, Pope says

EWTN - Vatican News - 1 day 23 hours ago
Vatican City, Aug 15, 2017 / 05:26 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On the Feast of the Assumption, Pope Francis said that in bringing Christ to the world, Mary also provides the joy and...
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