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February 16, 2015

Pope urges new cardinals: reach out to the marginalized with love

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
"Our credibility is at stake, is discovered, and is revealed" in the decision to reach out with mercy to the marginalized, Pope Francis preached at a February 15 Mass...

Philadelphia Church Members Sue Claiming Board Misappropriation

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
The Philadelphia Tribune reported yesterday on a state court lawsuit filed Feb. 5 by members of Philadelphia's historic Zion Baptist Church against the board of trustees and long-...

Signs of faith: Mass with Pittsburgh’s Catholic deaf community

The Deacon's Bench - 3 months 1 week ago
From The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, a rare glimpse at an unusual way of worship: The 11:30 Sunday Mass at St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church begins with the usual greetings and...

Lent: The Largest “Road Race” Ever

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Have you ever trained for a 5k, a 10 mile, a triathlon or even a half or full marathon? Marathoners, triathaloners, and all the other “oners”, spend time training on their own...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 week ago
From SSRN: Rene F. Najera & Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, First Do No Harm: Protecting Patients Through Immunizing Health Care Workers, (February 8, 2015). Seval Yildirim,...

Pope Francis denounces murder of Coptic Christians in Libya

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis has denounced the killing of 21 Coptic Christians from Egypt by ISIS. The Pope commented on the atrocity that took place in Libya during a meeting with an ecumenical...

Pope Francis: The blood of murdered Copts a "witness that cries out"

News.va - 3 months 1 week ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday denounced the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIL militants in Libya. The Islamist terrorist organization released a video of the...

Pope creates 20 cardinals, exhorts them to be models of charity

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis created 20 cardinals during a ceremony at St. Peter's Basilica on February 14 and called upon them to exemplars of the virtue of charity. "You are �hinges' and are ...

Daily Gospel Reflection for February 16, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
Today’s Gospel: Mark 8:11-13 The Pharisees come forward asking for a sign, and Jesus says, Sorry, no sign for you. Why? All through the Gospels we see Jesus giving sign after...

Economics without ethics are deadly, cardinal says

American Catholic - Top News - 3 months 1 week ago
The economy is a human creation, not a god, so humans have the responsibility to manage the economy in a way that benefits the most people, said Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez...

The Intolerable Compliment of God…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 3 months 1 week ago
…is trouble. We talk about it over at the Register.

There is a hideous irony in western-raised jihadis murdering Coptic Christians for being ‘crusaders’

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Yesterday’s atrocity is shocking even for the depraved standards of post-Arab Spring religious violence, all the more shocking because it was carried out for nakedly sectarian...

The media must invest in journalists who understand religion

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
For some reason, #AdviceForYoungJournalists was trending on Twitter on Tuesday. Perhaps a helpful tweet to accompany this hashtag would be: Don’t go into religious affairs. The...

Ukrainian bishops in the US pray for peace in their homeland

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Ukrainian Catholic bishops in the US have appealed for daily fasting and prayer for the citizens of their homeland. They also called for prayers for “the conversion” of pro-...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Vincent de Paul

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 1 week ago
“Perfection consists in renouncing ourselves, in carrying our cross, and in following Jesus Christ. Now, he who renounces himself most perfectly carries his cross the best and...

C. S. Lewis at the Doors of Ecumenism

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 3 months 1 week ago
This guest post is by Brandon Ruppuhn, Faithlive Live Product Strategist. A number of years back, Catholic television station EWTN ran a series called Catholic Authors, hosted by...

After beheading Coptic Christians, Islamists say they will ‘conquer Rome’ next

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
Islamist militants claiming loyalty to ISIS have released a video appearing to show the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians who were taken hostage in Libya several weeks ago. One of...

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