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September 18, 2014

Archbishop Fisichella on Evangelii Gaudium meeting

News.va - 19 hours 34 min ago
(Vatican Radio) A meeting on Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium or the Joy of the Gospel gets underway this afternoon in the Vatican. The three day...

Being honest about our sin 'opens us to the Lord's caress'

Catholic News Agency - General - 19 hours 35 min ago
Vatican City, Sep 18, 2014 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At daily Mass, Pope Francis drew from the Gospel reading of the woman who washed Christ's feet with her tears – noting God'...

Pope Urges Prelates of Cote d'Ivoire to Be Forces of Unity

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 19 hours 37 min ago
Pope Francis is telling the bishops of Cote d'Ivoire to stick together in fraternal communion and help to bring about their nation's reconciliation. The bishops were received by...

San Diego bishop remembered for Christian example in life, death

EWTN - US Latest News - 19 hours 40 min ago
San Diego, Calif., Sep 18, 2014 / 07:05 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- SanDiego's late Bishop Cirilo Flores was "a man of the Beatitudes" with a deep affection for the people of his diocese...

Parish program is an exercise for body, soul

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 19 hours 42 min ago
ALLOUEZ — A local parish is already planning for Christmas — by getting in shape this fall. Bishop Robert Morneau and members of Resurrection Parish in Allouez begin a two-...

Small Success Thursday: Silence and Words

CatholicMom.com - 19 hours 48 min ago
This week I was lectured by a professional over the phone. I happened to be in the same field but the person felt quite sure I should only listen. I disciplined myself to do so....

Theologian Critiqued by U.S. Bishops Set to Give Fordham Lecture on Evolution and Creation

Catholic Education Daily - 19 hours 57 min ago
Fordham University theologian Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J., whose theological writing has been heavily criticized by the U.S. bishops, is set to deliver the John C. and...

Theologian Critiqued by U.S. Bishops Set to Give Lecture on Evolution and Creation

Catholic Education Daily - 19 hours 57 min ago
Fordham University theologian Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J., whose theological writing has been heavily criticized by the U.S. bishops, is set to deliver the John C. and...

Priests for Life Add Brief to Lawsuit After Latest 'Accommodation' to Contraception Mandate

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 20 hours 1 min ago
Fr. Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life (PFL), today announced that Priests for Life has responded to the Obama administration’s latest HHS mandate maneuver with a...

Vigil for Persecuted Christians at Quinnipiac

Communio - 20 hours 12 min ago
Here is a photo essay for Persecuted Christians at Quinnipiac University that happened last evening (17 September 2014). A friend sung Psalm 129 in Gregorian notation as the...

The Steps of Worship: Faith, Forgiveness, Gratitude, then Great Love

Dominicana - 20 hours 15 min ago
Recently, I encountered a young woman struggling with many difficulties who turned all the bitterness in her heart against her faith.  She launched into a diatribe about “not...

Catholic Non-Profits Object To Newly Revised Contraceptive Mandate Rules

The Religion Clause - 20 hours 35 min ago
As reported yesterday by the Southwest Florida News-Press, Catholic non-profit instituitons have signaled their dissatisfaction with the Interim Final Rules under the Affordable...

Air Force Will Allow Enlistees and Officers To Drop "So Help Me God" From Oath

The Religion Clause - 20 hours 40 min ago
The U.S. Air Force announced yesterday that effective immediately it would allow enlisted members and officers who wished to do so to omit the words "So help me God" from...

Poland's Supreme Court Upholds Airport Security Requirement To Remove Sikh Turban

The Religion Clause - 20 hours 45 min ago
According to Sikh Sangat News, Poland's Supreme Court yesterday ruled against Shaminder Singh Puri, an environmental expert who does a great deal of international travel, who sued...

Pope: People have yet to learn that war is madness, indifference a sin

American Catholic - Top News - 20 hours 45 min ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- When will people ever learn that war is madness and conflicts are only resolved by forgiveness, Pope Francis asked. The pope said it is believed that more...

How Do YOU Merge Exercise and Technology?

CatholicMom.com - 20 hours 48 min ago
I’ve been meaning to get back to an exercise routine all summer.  I haven’t even been wearing my FitBit for a month!  Now that I’m not outside all day with nice weather, I need...

Successor named for Cardinal Pell in Australia

Catholic Culture - World News - 20 hours 55 min ago
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Anthony Fisher of Parramatta as the new Archbishop of Sydney. Australia's leading see has been vacant since February, when Cardinal George Pell...

Joe Biden in Iowa: “You’re looking at a kid who had 12 years of Catholic education”

The Deacon's Bench - 21 hours 2 min ago
From The New York Times:  At a Vatican meeting a few years ago, Pope Benedict XVI unexpectedly asked Vice PresidentJoseph R. Biden Jr. for some advice. “You are being entirely too...

Holy See calls for defense of Indigenous Peoples

News.va - 21 hours 20 min ago
(Vatican Radio) The Holy See Delegation at the United Nations offices in Geneva on Wednesday said every attempt to marginalize indigenous peoples must be eliminated. Archbishop...

Pope at Santa Marta: The courage to admit we are sinners

News.va - 21 hours 20 min ago
(Vatican Radio) Having the courage to acknowledge that we are sinners enables us to receive Christ’s caress, His forgiveness, said Pope Francis Thursday morning during Mass at...

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