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September 11, 2014

Brutally slain nuns recalled as women 'enamored' with God

EWTN - World Catholic News - 3 months 1 week ago
Rome, Italy, Sep 11, 2014 / 05:21 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Remembering the lives of the three Xaverian Missionary nuns murdered in Burundi over the weekend, the order's vicar general...

Daily Gospel Reflection for September 11, 2014

CatholicMom.com - 3 months 1 week ago
  Today’s Gospel: Luke 6:27­-38 I wonder when Jesus said these words, what all He was thinking. As God, He loves His listeners then and now. As humans under the influence of sin...

Ukrainian bishops plead for international intervention in response to Russian aggression

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
The bishops of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, gathered in a synod in Lviv, have asked the international community to restore peace in Ukraine in response to military actions...

Obama threatens airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
US President Barack Obama has given a televised address in which he said he would not hesitate to launch airstrikes against ISIS terrorists in Syria. Speaking last night from the...

Francis encourages us as did Don Bosco, Lateran rector says

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Sep 11, 2014 / 04:27 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- As the bicentenary of the birth of St. John Bosco approaches, a Salesian who is rector of the Pontifical Lateran...

Vatican cardinal reflects on international trade, economic crisis

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
Speaking at the release of a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace emphasized...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 11/09/14

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
The Vatican has strengthened its oversight of the Bambino Gesù hospital in Rome, reports Andrea Gagliarducci. Police in Burundi have arrested a suspect in the killing of three...

Tense political divide doesn't stop Christian unity over Middle East

EWTN - US Latest News - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 04:04 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Despite strained political differences, Christian leaders at a historic ecumenical conference voiced the need for unity...

Tense political divide doesn't stop Christian unity over Middle East

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite strained political differences, Christian leaders at a historic ecumenical conference voiced the need for unity...

Indian government: Jesuit kidnapped in Afghanistan is safe

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
A leading Indian government official said that an Indian Jesuit abducted in Afghanistan in June is safe, the Indo-Asian News Service reported. "Alexis Prem Kumar is safe, and...

Liturgical changes in Sierra Leone in wake of Ebola

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
To help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease, Catholics in Sierra Leone now wash their hands with treated water before entering Mass, according to the West African nation's...

Iraqi Christian: ‘ISIS held a sword to my throat but I refused to convert’

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 week ago
An Iraqi Christian woman described this week how she defied ISIS terrorists who put a sword to her throat and told her to either convert to Islam or lose her head. With the blade...

Boko Haram threatens all of West Africa, says priest

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
A spokesman for the Archdiocese of Abuja, Nigeria's capital city, has told the Fides news agency that he believes reports that Muslim figures in the ruling political party have...

The Real Heroes of the 1863 Draft Riots

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 1 week ago
The staircase in my rectory is lined with pictures of the twelve pastors who preceded me in my parish, which is called Hell’s Kitchen.  I hope that thirteen is a benign number....

Why Benedict’s Regensburg Lecture Remains Relevant

Crisis Magazine - Church - 3 months 1 week ago
Tragedies have a way of making time stand still. When threatened, we recede into our most primal selves; dominated by fight and flight impulses geared towards the most basic...

Iraqi priest: Mosul's liberation must precede Christians' return to homes

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 1 week ago
A Syriac Catholic priest who works with an Iraqi archbishop said that Christians will not return to their homes on Iraq's Nineveh plain until Mosul, the nation's 2nd-largest city...

Daily Catholic Quote from Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 1 week ago
“There are angels near you to guide you and protect you, if you would but invoke them. It is not later than we think, it is a bigger world than we think.” (Venerable Fulton J....

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Whispers in the Loggia - 3 months 1 week ago
O God of love, compassion, and healing,look on us, people of many different faithsand traditions,who gather today at this site,the scene of incredible violence and pain.We ask you...

Pope 'deeply saddened' by brutal killing of missionary nuns

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Vatican City, Sep 11, 2014 / 02:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has expressed his condolences following the brutal murder of three Italian nuns in Burundi over the weekend,...

Knights' collection for persecuted Iraqis passes $2 million

Catholic News Agency - General - 3 months 1 week ago
Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Knights of Columbus relief fund for persecuted Iraqi refugees has now surpassed $2 million, and the order has released...

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