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October 30, 2014

New York's Top Court OKs Marriage With Half-Niece

The Religion Clause - 12 hours 21 min ago
In Nguyen v. Holder, (NY Ct. App., Oct. 28, 2014), the New York Court of Appeals-- the state's highest court--  answering a question certified to it by the Second Circuit, held...

Signatures Sought For Mississippi Amendment Affirming State's Christian and Southern Heritage

The Religion Clause - 12 hours 26 min ago
After its filing was approved earlier this month by the Mississippi Secretary of State, the Magnolia State Heritage Campaign is seeking to obtain the 107,000 signatures needed to...

Buddhist Group Presses Burma Parliament To Restrict Interfaith Marriage

The Religion Clause - 12 hours 31 min ago
According to a report yesterday from The Irrawaddy, in Burma the influential Association for the Protection of Race and Religion (known as  Ma Ba Tha) is organizing demonstrations...

Managing My Productivity Puzzle with Bullet Journal and Toodledo

CatholicMom.com - 12 hours 36 min ago
Productivity has been a puzzle for me for years. Having kids, working from home, and being alive all seem to conspire to make every system fall apart at some point. As much as I’...

Houston Withdraws Controversial Subpoenas Issued To Pastors

The Religion Clause - 12 hours 36 min ago
Houston (TX) Mayor Annnise Parker announced yesterday the complete withdrawal of subpoenas the city had issued to 5 pastors seeking information about their support of a petition...

Pope: Evolution, Big Bang do not push aside God, who set it in motion

American Catholic - Top News - 12 hours 36 min ago
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The Big Bang theory and evolution do not eliminate the existence of God, who remains the one who set all of creation into motion, Pope Francis told his own...

ASK FATHER: Donations for confessions

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 12 hours 42 min ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: In NYC St Francis of Assisi on 10/28/14 I went to confession. In the middle of the area that one waits on line for confession is a solid-metal 3-ft high...

Displaced Christians in Kurdistan – 'Their tears have run dry'

EWTN - World Catholic News - 12 hours 49 min ago
Erbil, Iraq, Oct 30, 2014 / 05:47 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Christians who were forced from their homes in northern Iraq by the Islamic State this summer are a people whose soul is...

Displaced Christians in Kurdistan – 'Their tears have run dry'

Catholic News Agency - General - 12 hours 49 min ago
Erbil, Iraq, Oct 30, 2014 / 04:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who were forced from their homes in northern Iraq by the Islamic State this summer are a people whose soul is...

US bishops to vote on revised directives for healthcare partnerships

Catholic Culture - World News - 12 hours 57 min ago
At its November meeting in Baltimore, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will vote on whether to revise the text of "Forming New Partnerships with Health...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 30/10/14

Catholic Herald - 13 hours 12 min ago
Zenit has published the full text of Pope Francis’s “off-the-cuff, mini-encyclical” on poverty and ecology (highlights). Young people are being discarded by a “throwaway” culture...

Card. George on liturgical translation

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 13 hours 22 min ago
At Amerika there is an interview with Francis Card. George, the out-going Archbishop of Chicago.   Among the various questions put to him, this one, with the answer caught my...

Creighton criticized for giving benefits to same-sex spouses of workers

Catholic Herald - 13 hours 25 min ago
Archbishop George J Lucas of Omaha said he was disappointed that Creighton University’s president said the Jesuit-run institution will extend health care benefits to the same-sex...

Daily Gospel Reflection for October 30, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 13 hours 36 min ago
Today’s Gospel: Luke 13:31-35 Jesus knew his purpose. He knew what was going to happen, but it didn’t matter. He had to do what he had to do and it didn’t matter if the...

Houston withdraws subpoena for pastors' sermons on homosexuality, gender identity

Catholic Culture - World News - 13 hours 40 min ago
City officials in Houston have withdrawn subpoenas demanding that five pastors turn over "all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to ... homosexuality or gender identity...

Catholic Herald to become a weekly magazine from December

Catholic Herald - 13 hours 42 min ago
The Catholic Herald is changing from a broadsheet newspaper into a magazine. The move, which is one of the biggest in the publication’s 126-year history, will take place at the...

How one cardinal proposes to correct ignorance of marriage's nature

EWTN - Vatican News - 13 hours 46 min ago
Vatican City, Oct 30, 2014 / 04:50 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- According to the Archbishop of Washington, the recent Synod on the Family worked to address the challenge that many young...

Pope requests prayers for Mexico

Catholic Culture - World News - 13 hours 47 min ago
Pope Francis has requested prayers for Mexico as authorities investigate what happened to 43 students in Iguala on September 26. Investigators have found that local police...

Coming to a neighborhood near you?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 13 hours 49 min ago
It is hard to imagine that we live in a world in which this is possible, but we do. I think everyone should take a time each day not only to make a good examination of conscience...

Why the Catholic Herald is becoming a magazine

Catholic Herald - 13 hours 55 min ago
It began that night in March 2013, when the curtains twitched above St Peter’s Square. A petrified-looking cardinal stepped on to the balcony and announced the name of the new...

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