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Pope to UNIAPAC business execs: ‘Money for service, not to govern’

News.va - 3 months 1 week ago
(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Thursday addressed the participants in a Vatican conference promoting business leaders as agents in social and economic inclusion, reflecting with...

To be corrupt is to follow the devil, Pope Francis says

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Nov 17, 2016 / 06:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis warned Catholic business leaders against the danger of worshipping money, saying corruption is to...

Small Success: Mercy for the Asking

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Hello everyone! It’s Thursday and that means it’s time to take stock of the past week and all the small successes along the way. This past weekend, we weren’t just running, my...

Double Book Review: Psalms and New Testament and Vespers for Sundays and Feasts

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 1 week ago
Readers have probably noticed that I am reviewing a lot of books lately. Of course, Christmas is not so very far away and books always make great gifts for people who still use...

Spanish court dismisses charges against artist who desecrated Eucharist

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
A Spanish court has ruled that an artist did not commit a crime by stealing and desecrating the Blessed Sacrament. A Christian lawyers’ group is appealling the decision.

Fight against exclusion of the poor, Pope urges Caritas International

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis exhorted charitable workers “to have prophetic courage, to refuse all that which humiliates man,” in prepared remarks to representatives of Caritas International,...

Admonish sin without putting on airs or being hypocrite, pope says

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter’s Square Nov. 16. (CNS photo/Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters)  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Offering counsel and...

Developments In Two Diocese Bankruptcies

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
There have been developments this week in bankruptcy proceedings of two different Catholic dioceses.  RNS reports that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed a...

Indonesian Governor Being Prosecuted For Blasphemy For Campaign Statement

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
In Indonesia, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (also known as "Ahok"), former Deputy Governor of Jakarta who has been serving as its governor since late 2014 has now been charged with...

In Israel, Anti-Noise Bill Aimed At Mosques Falters When Legislators Realize It Also Bars Jewish Sabbath Alerts

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
The Washington Post reported yesterday that in Israel this week, ultra-Orthodox Jewish government ministers stopped progress in the Knesset (Parliament) on a government-approved...

Jehovah's Witness Sues After He Is Fired For Refusing To Wish Customers "Merry Christmas"

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
In a suit filed last week in a Tennessee federal district court, plaintiff who worked as a cashier at a Murphy Oil service station alleged that the actual reason that he was fired...

Swirling Thoughts

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Via Pixabay (2014), CC0 Public Domain Words. Thoughts. Ideas. Conversations with others. Things to do. The grocery list. They are all there, swirling around in your head, all day...

Vatican official regrets Archbishop Chaput’s interpretation of Amoris Laetitia

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
The prefect of the Vatican’s new dicastery for the Laity, Family, and Life has criticized Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia for saying that Amoris Laetitia does not change...

A Populist Election and Its Aftermath

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 1 week ago
Considering how many crucial matters were at stake during the recent election, including the right to life and religious freedom, and confronting the preponderant bias in the...

Why the Totalitarian Temptation Lives On After the Berlin Wall

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 1 week ago
“Happy the man that understands the causes of things,” wrote Virgil. Polish philosopher Ryszard Legutko, who is also a Member of the European Parliament, is one of those deep...

On abortion policy, a tale of two White House transitions

EWTN - US Latest News - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Nov 17, 2016 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Pro-abortion rights groups sought massive change in the Barack Obama administration eight years ago. Now, some pro-life...

Daily Gospel Reflection for November 17, 2016 - St. Elizabeth of Hungary

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Today’s Gospel: Luke 19, 41-44 – St. Elizabeth of Hungary Many times in my life of 30 years, I have found myself in that confessional my knees aching, my eyes wet with tears, and...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 17/11/16

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican Cardinal Marc Ouellet has urged the US bishops to “know the meaning of the cross you carry, and carry it with hope”. The Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers has said...
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