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August 25, 2014

Why We Are Reaching Out to Anglicans Longing For Unity

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 2 days ago
November this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the solemn promulgation of the Second Vatican Council Decree on Ecumenism, Unitatis Redintegratio. It still remains the...

Custos of the Holy Land: 'To Be a Christian, We Must Pass by the Cross'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 2 days ago
As violence in the Middle East escalates daily, the Custos of the Holy Land has said that rather than further discuss the problems, it's important to look at what must be done,...

Washington to Be Next Visit of Pope's Iraq Envoy

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 2 days ago
The Pope's special envoy to Iraq is to meet the Eastern Patriarchs in Washington D.C. in the coming weeks, the Holy See's representative to the United Nations in Geneva has said...

Final Preparations Being Made for Pope's Soccer Match for Peace

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 2 days ago
A soccer match proposed by Pope Francis and made up of players representing different cultures and religions is to take place in Rome’s Olympic stadium on September 1st. The...

The Ice Bucket Challenge's Ethical Surprise

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 3 months 2 days ago
By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver, Colorado From Conan O’Brien to little kids inspired to help those in need, people across the country have taken up the ALS Ice Bucket...

Questioning Dawkins’s Utilitarianism

Catholic Vote - 3 months 2 days ago
I would like to follow up Stephen White’s post about Richard Dawkins’s tweet to the effect that abortion would be the moral choice for a woman who knew she was pregnant with a...

Disgraced nuncio does not have immunity, Vatican counters

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 2 days ago
Vatican City, Aug 25, 2014 / 05:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican countered media reports that it protected a former nuncio who faces sex abuse charges through diplomatic...

LCWR leaders hope Vatican will resolve issues, honor group’s integrity

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 3 months 2 days ago
Members of the national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious said their "deepest hope" is to resolve the issues between them and the Vatican doctrinal...

Wife of Leading Pro-Life Activist Still Missing Almost 50 Days After Disappearance

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
Almost 50 days ago, Kerry Messer, president of the Missouri Family Network, reported his wife missing. Messer is well-known in the state capital as the head of a pro-life group...

You Won’t Believe What These Youth Spent Three Months Doing to Promote the Pro-Life Message

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
On August 16th, Canada’s Crossroads walkers completed their three-month pilgrimage from Vancouver to Ottawa – across the entire length of the massive country. According to...

Baghdad bishop issues prayer challenge for peace in Iraq

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 2 days ago
Baghdad, Iraq, Aug 25, 2014 / 04:24 pm (CNA).- A bishop in Baghdad is challenging the faithful across the world to join in 30 minutes of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament on Aug...

Mission Statement-wary Position

The Curt Jester - 3 months 2 days ago
I first ran across Mission Statement’s while in the Navy. They were trying to adapt Dr. Deming’s Total Quality Management (TQM) into their own program called Total Quality...

Your Heart Will Break When You See What He Was Making

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
The life of an orphan is something many of us cannot understand. When a child loses her parents, whether it is because of a catastrophic accident or parental abandonment, the long...

Lunker muskie on board!

Catholic Hot Dish - 3 months 2 days ago
Father Paul Shovelain helps a young angler pose for a picture with his catch. I was enjoying the celebration of my nephew’s baptism yesterday when my phone alerted me to an...

That Down syndrome baby: Christmas comes early for the Australian press

GetReligion - 3 months 2 days ago
Christmas has come early for the Australian press. The case of Gammy, the child born with Down syndrome to a surrogate Thai mother on behalf of an Australian couple, is...

The Pro-Life Libertarian Case Against Abortion

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
I first heard several months ago from a friend who is a registered Libertarian about Libertarians for Life. Here’s the Libertarian Case Against Abortion from their website: One...

Time Lord vs. Lord of Time

The Curt Jester - 3 months 2 days ago
What happens when LarryD of Acts of the Apostasy teams up with the B-Movie Catechism? You get a hilarious intersection of the Sadducee’s challenge of the resurrection and Dr. Who...

Number of Suicide Tourists Heading to Switzerland Doubles in Four Years

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
The numbers of ‘suicide tourists’ going to Switzerland to take their own lives has doubled in four years, reports a study published online in the Journal of Medical Ethics....

Tax-Funded PBS to Air Propaganda Film “Humanizing” Docs Who Do Third-Trimester Abortions

LifeNews.com - 3 months 2 days ago
Looking for something to do on Labor Day? The taxpayer-funded PBS has an answer for you:  a move that “humanizes” late-term abortionists who kill unborn children in the third-...

Nigerian officials worry terrorists might disguise themselves as nuns

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 2 days ago
Government officials in Nigeria have raised an alarm about the possibility that terrorist bombers might disguise themselves as Catholic nuns. Following the theft of a number of...

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