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October 21, 2014

Kenya's bishops concerned about vaccination campaign

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 10 hours ago
The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed concerned that a tetanus vaccine campaign aimed at women of childbearing years also has contraceptive properties that could...

Cardinal Nichols: synod's final document insufficiently welcoming toward homosexuals

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 10 hours ago
England's leading prelate said that the final document of the recent Synod of Bishops on the family did not go "far enough" in its language on persons with same-sex attractions,...

Vatican confirms Pope’s itinerary for Turkey visit

Catholic Herald - 1 day 10 hours ago
The Vatican has confirmed Pope Francis’s itinerary for his upcoming trip to Turkey. The visit, which will take place from November 28 to 30, will begin at the mausoleum of the...

Thousands of Iraqi Christians in Jordan

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 10 hours ago
Three thousand Iraqi Christians who have fled the advance of the Islamic State are now being fed at parishes in Jordan, according to Archbishop Maroun Lahham, who serves as an...

Why The Goldfish Needs A Name and Why Our Non-Profits Need Our Help

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 11 hours ago
Yesterday, I shared with you my initial impressions about that perky little goldfish who “graces” the cover of my soon-to-be released book The Grace of Yes. It seems that from...

Pro-Lifers 'Staying Silent' Today

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 11 hours ago
All across the United States today, young pro-lifers have committed themselves to silence, in memory of those of their generation who cannot speak since their lives were taken in...

Holy See to UN: Rule of Law unattainable without social trust

News.va - 1 day 11 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, has told the UN General Assembly, when discussing the rule of law, the...

5 Marian Devotions

Dominicana - 1 day 11 hours ago
October is the month of devotion to Mary in the Rosary. As we come toward the end of the month of October, I outline here five other ways in growing to devotion to Mary. The...

Rosary and Other Marian Devotions

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 11 hours ago
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q1: I would like to know the days of the...

Catholic Herald View: It’s too early to write off the synod as a failure

Catholic Herald - 1 day 11 hours ago
Most media coverage of the family synod has relied on an implicit sporting metaphor: there were two clear sides, the Progressives and the Conservatives, captained by Cardinal...

North Carolina County Commission Resolution Opposes Court's Marriage Equality Ruling

The Religion Clause - 1 day 11 hours ago
On Monday night, the Columbus County, North Carolina Board of Commissioners, by a vote of 6-1, passed a resolution asking for the federal court ruling invalidating North Carolina'...

Fiancée, family of Dallas Ebola victim staying at Catholic conference center

The Deacon's Bench - 1 day 12 hours ago
Details from The Dallas Morning News:  Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said he hesitated only briefly before offering up the Catholic Diocese’s conference center as housing for Louise...

A Series for Younger Readers: Sisters of the Last Straw

Snoring Scholar - 1 day 12 hours ago
Now that my first grader is discovering that she not only likes to be read to, but that she can read all by herself, I find myself always on the lookout for good books. I...

Israeli Rabbinate To Review Religious Conversions By Criminally-Charged D.C. Rabbi

The Religion Clause - 1 day 12 hours ago
Haaretz reported yesterday the the Chief Rabbinate of Israel is reviewing the validity of conversions to Judaism performed in recent years by Washington, D.C. Orthodox Rabbi Barry...

Synod ends by affirming tradition, leaving controversial questions open

American Catholic - Top News - 1 day 12 hours ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After several days of animated debate over its official midterm report, the Synod of Bishops on the family agreed on a final document more clearly grounded...

Final Report from Synod on Family Emphasizes Education

Catholic Education Daily - 1 day 12 hours ago
In the final report issued by the Synod on the Family, the synod fathers reached a unanimous decision that more education is a necessity when it comes to families, according to ...

Remembering Helen Hull Hitchcock, 'a true daughter of God'

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 12 hours ago
St. Louis, Mo., Oct 21, 2014 / 05:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Helen Hull Hitchcock, a prominent Catholic speaker, author, and advocate for the Church's teachings on women and liturgy...

Interesting visitor statistics: top 10 cities

Rorate Coeli - 1 day 12 hours ago
The two weeks of the 2014 Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops "on the Family" and its aftermath (up to today) were the best in our existence in visits and pageviews:...

Work, Pray, Love: Archbishop Chaput's advice for modern Christians

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 12 hours ago
New York City, N.Y., Oct 21, 2014 / 05:24 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Religious believers should acknowledge that they are now "strangers" in U.S. society, in part because of their own...

Helen Hull Hitchcock – RIP

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 12 hours ago
In your charity, please remember to pray for the soul of Helen Hull Hitchcock, who died recently. Share/Bookmark The post Helen Hull Hitchcock – RIP appeared first on Fr. Z's Blog...

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