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Mercy, not magic – Archdiocese of Bombay clarifies Holy Doors and the Jubilee

EWTN - World Catholic News - 3 months 1 week ago
Mumbai, India, Jan 26, 2016 / 06:25 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Archdiocese of Bombay issued a clarification last week after WhatsApp users in Maharashtra were circulating a '...

Iranian president asks Pope Francis to pray for him

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis has met with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani during a private audience at the Vatican. The men met for 40 minutes and at the conclusion of the meeting Pope Francis...

Court Says Ark Encounter Cannot Be Excluded From Kentucky Tax Incentives

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
In Ark Encounter, LLC v. Parkinson, (ED KY, Jan. 26, 2016), a Kentucky federal district court, in a 71-page opinion, held that Kentucky improperly excluded a Noah's Ark complex...

Alumni Complain To ABA That BYU Law School Expels Mormon Students Who Leave The Church

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
The Salt Lake Tribune reported yesterday that the American Bar Association is investigating a complaint filed against Brigham Young University Law School by a group of its alumni...

‘God’s mercy transforms human hearts,’ says Pope in Lent message

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
The Vatican has published Pope Francis’s message, which is on the theme of mercy, for Lent 2016. In the message, entitled “I desire mercy, and not sacrifice” (Mt 9:13): The works...

Supreme Court lets decision against North Dakota pro-life law stand

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling barring enforcement of a 2013 North Dakota abortion law. The law would have banned abortions...

Texas County Grand Jury Clears Planned Parenthood, Indicts Sting Videographers

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
Houston Chronicle reports that a Harris County, Texas grand jury that was investigating a Planned Parenthood clinic in Houston has cleared the clinic of charges of illegal conduct...

Tech Talk: Lent in one photo a day with #HolyLens

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
There are countless ways to grow spiritually as we walk through the season of Lent. Reading spiritual classics or daily devotionals works well for many people, while others...

States In Total Liable For Over $13.6M In Lawyers' Fees In Same-Sex Marriage Case Losses

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
National Law Journal yesterday reported on its compilation of legal fees that 26 states which unsuccessfully defended same-sex marriage bans have agreed to pay or been ordered by...

Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2016


Aleteia - 3 months 1 week ago
Here below we publish the official English translation of Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2016, released today by the Vatican. In the Latin Church, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday,...

Faithful Catholic Education Offers Understanding of True Freedom, Says Archbishop Lucas

Catholic Education Daily - 3 months 1 week ago
Catholic education prepares students to live a life of faith, but also offers students a true understanding of God-given freedom in an environment in which they can grow in virtue...

Pope Francis: conversion leads Christians closer to full communion

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis concluded the 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity by celebrating Vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls on January 25. St. Paul’s conversion on...

Pope calls for concrete acts of mercy this Lent

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Jan 26, 2016 / 04:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his 2016 Lenten message, Pope Francis called the faithful to place special emphasis on the spiritual and corporal works...

Practice works of mercy during Lent, Pope says in message

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
The Holy See Press Office released Pope Francis’s 2016 Lenten message on January 26. Dated October 4 (the memorial of St. Francis of Assisi) and entitled “I mesire mercy, ...

A Universal Memory

Dominicana - 3 months 1 week ago
In his discussion on the virtue of prudence, St. Thomas Aquinas follows Cicero in describing the power of memory as a part of prudence. Memory, defined by St. Thomas as the...

Full text: Pope Francis’s message for Lent 2016

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
“I desire mercy, and not sacrifice” (Mt 9:13) The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee 1. Mary, the image of a Church which evangelises because she is evangelised In the Bull...

Pope asks pardon for ways Christians have harmed one another

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 1 week ago
ROME (CNS) -- After walking across the threshold of the Holy Door with an Orthodox metropolitan and an Anglican archbishop, Pope Francis invoked God's mercy upon divided...

Pro-life pilgrims stuck in snow find fellowship, blessings

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 1 week ago
ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) -- Catholic youths from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis were among those stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike overnight on the way home from the...

Makers of undercover Planned Parenthood videos face charges

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
A grand jury in Texas investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood employees has cleared the abortion provider of wrong-doing and have instead accused the pro-life...

Pope: Jubilee is an opportunity for conversion for the proud and powerful 

Vatican Insider - 3 months 1 week ago
Through the corporeal and spiritual works of  mercy, even “the “proud”, the “powerful” and the “wealthy” spoken of in the Magnificat can also be embraced and undeservedly loved by...
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