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Two Women in Love. Except They're Mother and Daughter. Insert Faux Empathy Here.

Creative Minority Report - 3 months 2 weeks ago
#21stcenturyproblems.I'm not going to link it because...clickbait asshattery. But the lede to this piece is so 21st century America. And the rest of the piece goes on to lament...

Iraqi Christians in America pray to be reunited with families at Christmas

Catholic Herald - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Displaced Iraqi Christians in America have said that this Christmas they will be praying for relatives still living in their homeland. On a recent overcast Sunday morning in...

OSV's top reads — December 5

OSV Daily Take - 3 months 2 weeks ago
1. 5 lessons in love from an Oklahoma martyr (Faith, July 24) 2. Awaiting vote, Church readies for pastoral work (News Analysis, Oct. 2) 3. Need a Nativity set? Here are some...

Congolese bishops renew offer to mediate election crisis

Catholic Herald - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Catholic bishops in Congo have warned of chaos if government and opposition leaders fail to agree to a timeline for elections, and they reiterated their commitment to help arrange...

Vatican's anti-abuse commission launches new website

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Vatican City, Dec 6, 2016 / 06:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors launched a new website Tuesday, which is designed to help inform the...

Vatican displays Rembrandt's art for the first time

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Vatican City, Dec 6, 2016 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For the first time, the works of Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn will be displayed at the Vatican. Organized by...

Advent is a Time of “Passion for the Possible” -- Seeing Our Limitations as an Opening for God’s Greatness

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Via Unsplash.com, CC0 Public Domain   Those who see only limits feel lost in a senseless universe. They live a despondent life-style. Those who see limits as possibilities to go...

EF Mass and '24 Hours for the Lord' at St Stephen's, Portland, OR - December 9th and 10th.

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 2 weeks ago
St Stephen’s parish in Portland, Oregon, is hosting a 24 Hours for the Lord as an Advent penance service, beginning at 6 pm on Friday the 9th with supper, followed by all-night...

“Those who do not know the Lord’s caress do not know Christian doctrine” 

Vatican Insider - 3 months 2 weeks ago
“Those who refuse to be caressed by the Lord are lost! Those who do not know the Lord’s caress do not know Christian doctrine!” The Pope said this at this morning’s mass in St....

Overcoming Loneliness during the Holidays

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Many people say that they are lonely during the Christmas holidays. This complaint may seem strange to those of us who party, have good times with family members, and enjoy the...

Immaculate Conception Novena 2016 | Day 8

Big C Catholics - 3 months 2 weeks ago
December 6, 2016Today we pray for those who have fallen away from the faith. Jesus says that there will be great rejoicing in Heaven when one who was lost returns. O Mary most...

How the Catholic Church could help the crisis in the DRC

EWTN - World Catholic News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 6, 2016 / 06:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In late September, Pope Francis met with the controversial president of the Democratic Republic of...

Hopes for transfer of Archbishop Sheen’s body high despite emergency ruling

Catholic Herald - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Hopes buoyed in the Diocese of Peoria by a November 17 court ruling allowing Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s family to transfer the sainthood candidate’s remains from New York to Peoria...

Bishops work to bolster fragile peace in Democratic Republic of Congo

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Catholic bishops of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are acting as mediators to ward off a national crisis created by President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to relinquish his...

Despite distance, Iraqi Christians keep the spirit of Christmas alive

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Iraqi refugee Sami Dankha, 51, feeds his son Alin, 1, at his home in Istanbul, Turkey. He lives in Istanbul with his wife and five children; his brothers live in New Zealand,...

Britain Releases Report On Integration of Ethnic Communities

The Religion Clause - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Britain's Department for Communities and Local Government yesterday released a report (full text) (Executive Summary) by Dame Louise Casey on integration and opportunity in...

French bishop opens sainthood cause for founder of Tyburn Nuns

Catholic Herald - 3 months 2 weeks ago
A French bishop has opened the cause for canonisation of a nun who claimed she saw a consecrated host turn to bloody flesh in the hands of a priest. Bishop Joseph de Metz-Noblat...

Vatican hosting its first Rembrandt exhibition

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 2 weeks ago
The Vatican has opened an exhibition of works by Rembrandt van Rijn: the first exhibit of the Dutch artist ever shown at the Vatican Museums.

Congress Passes State Department Authorization Act Including Various Religious Liberty Provisions

The Religion Clause - 3 months 2 weeks ago
Yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 1635, the Department of State Operations Authorization and Embassy Security Act, Fiscal Year 2016 (full text). The...
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