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January 29, 2014

Atheists mock “Hail Mary” in Super Bowl billboard

The Deacon's Bench - 2 months 2 weeks ago
There they go again. From The Christian Post:  American Atheists is putting up a new billboard making fun of prayer outside Metlife Stadium in New Jersey, where the Super Bowl is...

Obama promotes homosexuality and universal preschool in State of the Union - again

LifeSiteNews - 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., January 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The annual State of the Union Address is a time for the president to unveil his political agenda for the...

Archdiocese to host sexual abuse education sessions for lay staff, clergy

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is hosting two education days on the topic of sexual abuse.

Bishop sees movement away from culture of death in Europe

Catholic News Agency - General - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Madrid, Spain, Jan 29, 2014 / 03:17 pm (CNA).- A series of recent pro-life and pro-marriage events show that Europe is reacting against the culture of death, said Bishop Juan...

Religious communities have new delegate

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Members of religious communities and other forms of consecrated life in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis have a new delegate to support their vocation and serve as a...

Dallas Buyers Club

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
NEW YORK — The onset of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, with its devastating impact on victims and on society as a whole, provides the backdrop for the drama “Dallas Buyers Club...

Russian Health Ministry plans to set up pregnancy centers to lower abortion rate

LifeSiteNews - 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Thaddeus Baklinski MOSCOW, January 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In its continuing effort to boost its birth rate, the Russian government is looking at setting up crisis...

Sister’s unlikely vocation leads to lifetime of service

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Last September, Sister Mary Madonna Ashton retired as the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ delegate for religious.

Strangers on a train: an accidental tale of the beauty and selfless love that is adoption

LifeSiteNews - 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Jewels Green “Adoption is real–and it’s forever.” - Dr. Bill Platypus, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: Season 16, Episode 4: “Families”  Jan. 29, 2013 (JewelsGreen) - I’ll talk to...

A passion for the common good

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
A study was conducted recently regarding why so many young people, especially young women, are choosing not to go into politics, while, at the same time, teens and young adults in...

In remembrance – Deacon Mark A. Fredrick

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Deacon Mark A. Fredrick, 89, of Crossville, Tenn., died Saturday, Jan. 18.

A symbol of light, purity and sacrifice

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Today the church celebrates the feast of the Presentation of the Lord. It is also known as Candlemas day, since the blessing and procession of candles is included in today’s...

Vatican spokesman scolds Rolling Stone for comparing Pope Benedict to horror film

LifeSiteNews - 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent VATICAN CITY, January 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a statement today, Fr. Federico Lombardi, the head of the Vatican’s press office, has...

St. Francis de Sales and the Deaf

CatholicMom.com - 2 months 2 weeks ago
On January 24, we celebrated the feast of St. Francis de Sales, a very holy and amazing intercessor. The list of his patronage is long, however it does not include – as my husband...

Overheard – January 30, 2014

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 2 months 2 weeks ago
“Divisions among Christians are a scandal. There is no other word for it. A scandal!”

Pro-life critics target Republican who voted against ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

LifeSiteNews - 2 months 2 weeks ago
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., January 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Representative Richard Hanna, R-NY, was the only Republican to vote against H.R. 7, the “No Taxpayer...

At audience, Pope highlights importance of Confirmation

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 2 weeks ago
During his general public audience on January 29, Pope Francis reminded Catholic parents that their children should be confirmed. Continuing his series of weekly talks on the ...

Pope Francis denounces usury

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 2 weeks ago
Pope Francis denounced usury as "a dramatic social ill" in his public remarks at the end of his general audience in January 29. As he does each week, the Pope acknowledged several...

God's love reveals truth, Pope says in message to Pontifical Academies

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 2 weeks ago
"Faith knows because it is tied to love, because love itself brings light." Pope Francis made that point in his message of the 18th public session of the Pontifical Academies,...

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