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Brazil’s Supreme Court decides laws criminalizing abortion in first trimester are ‘unconstitutional’

LifeSiteNews - 3 days 11 hours ago
The ruling allows five people arrested for working in a secret abortion clinic to go free.

Major anniversary for an American classic: The 'It's a Wonderful Life' arguments roll on

GetReligion - 3 days 12 hours ago
In about a week, Seneca Falls, N.Y., will be hosting a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the release of filmmaker Frank Capra's classic (more to come on that adjective)...

Isaiah, the prophet the featured voice of Advent

Catholic Hot Dish - 3 days 12 hours ago
Isaiah, the Advent Prophet.  Isaiah’s words are used extensively in the liturgies leading up to Christmas.  He, more than any other prophet, anticipates the coming Messiah and...

Churches on high alert as terrorist attacks rattle the Philippines 

Vatican Insider - 3 days 12 hours ago
The first Sunday of Advent, was marked by a bomb explosion in front of a church. The blast has left the Catholic community in shock and fearful of further violence. The attack...

Study suggests millions of missing Chinese girls might be hidden, but ‘gendercide still exists’

LifeSiteNews - 3 days 12 hours ago
While many women might give birth illegally, China's child limits continue to lead to forced abortions and abandonment.

Illinois Bill Would Fund Abortions for State Government Employees With Taxpayer Dollars - 3 days 12 hours ago
Illinois lawmakers are considering an unpopular bill this week that would force taxpayers to fund abortions for state employees and Medicaid recipients, The DuPage Policy Journal...

YOU Are the Catholic Brand! - 3 days 12 hours ago
Courtesy of Liguori Publications. All rights reserved. Used with permission. Is there a brand you’re convinced everyone should try? What if that brand is the Catholic Church? How...

St. Barbara HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 days 12 hours ago
Saint Barbara, also known as the Great Martyr Barbara and one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers, was an early Christian martyr born in Heliopolis, ...

French family groups stunned by PG rating for ‘orgy’ film

LifeSiteNews - 3 days 13 hours ago
'Sausage Party' is rated 'R' in the U.S. for its sexual content and profanity but considered acceptable for 12-year-olds in France.

Rapper Nick Cannon: “Planned Parenthood is Modern-Day Eugenics” for Black Americans - 3 days 13 hours ago
Rapper Nick Cannon is doubling down on his comments that Planned Parenthood is bad news for black Americans. Last month Cannon said the plan permit abortion business is...

Anthony Esolen is under attack by Providence College

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 3 days 13 hours ago
I’ve mentioned Prof. Anthony Esolen quite often in these electronic pages. He is a serious scholar with a great pen. I’m usual struck with a little envy at his writing style....

Daily Reading for Monday, December 5th, 2016 HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 days 13 hours ago
Reading 1, Isaiah 35:1-10 1 Let the desert and the dry lands be glad, let the wasteland rejoice and bloom; like the asphodel, 2 let it burst into ...

“In Sinai migrants are tortured for ransom,” says missionary nun 

Vatican Insider - 3 days 13 hours ago
“There are at least 15 prison camps in Sinai, where a large number of migrants are kidnapped, locked up and systematically tortured by traffickers who then demand tens of...

"This is not communion for the weak; it is communion for the stable and solid and respectable."

Saint Louis Catholic - 3 days 13 hours ago
Catholic New York Times columnist Ross Douthat has written an analysis of the Amoris Laetitia conundrum.  The title is the message: The End of Catholic Marriage.Mr. Douthat,...

Daily Reading for Sunday, December 4th, 2016 HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 3 days 13 hours ago
Reading 1, Isaiah 11:1-10 1 A shoot will spring from the stock of Jesse, a new shoot will grow from his roots. 2 On him will rest the spirit of ...

Pope recognizes martyrdom of Oklahoma priest killed in Guatemala

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 3 days 13 hours ago
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, making him the first martyr born in the United States.

We’re starting to care about unborn animals. Let’s take the next logical step

Catholic Herald - 3 days 13 hours ago
I had a surreal moment recently, when two beliefs I hold dear crossed paths like never before. I’m a lifelong veggie: despite the occasional sneaky sausage at a friend’s barbeque...

Bishop Bans Priest Who Said Catholics Can’t Vote for Pro-Abortion Candidates From Writing More Columns - 3 days 13 hours ago
A San Diego priest who faced heavy backlash after his Catholic parish published several pieces about the Nov. 8 election, including a strongly-worded bulletin insert claiming it...

Sharing the Word for December 3, 2016 – Year 1

American Catholic - Top News - 3 days 13 hours ago
Memorial of St. Francis Xavier December 03, 2016 Daily Reading from the USCCB: Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26
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