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Pope Concludes 1st Day in Ecuador Praying That No One Be 'Discarded'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
Despite the seven-hour time difference with Rome, Pope Francis concluded his first full day in Ecuador this evening close to 9 p.m. (4 a.m., Rome time), smiling and greeting...

Solemn Requiem Mass - St. Paul's Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 2 hours ago
Last Friday, Fr. Robert Pasley celebrated a Solemn Requiem Mass in the Extraordinary Form as a part of the Church Music Association of America's Colloquium. The participants of...

Ann Barnhardt Part IV - The Pope & The Sodomites

Creative Minority Report - 1 day 4 hours ago
This is Part IV of my ongoing interview with Ann Barnhardt. In this part we will talk about the Pope. Now I am warning you, Ann uses very strident language to which readers of...

Writer Claims Aborting Her Baby Was a Blessing: “Abortion Let Me be a Mother”

LifeNews.com - 1 day 5 hours ago
(LiveActionNews) — BuzzFeed has on occasion published some cool pro-life material, but on the whole has a rep for superficial emotionalism that’s sadly well suited to the short...

My View For Awhile: reading edition

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 5 hours ago
I’ve travelled to my native place for a meeting of my literary group.  We are reading the poetry of John Henry Newman.        And as a bonus for attentive readers here’s a menu...

You Can’t Save the Planet If You Don’t Save Unborn Babies From Abortion

LifeNews.com - 1 day 6 hours ago
“Everything is connected.”  This phrase echoes throughout the recent encyclical from the Holy Father, Laudato Si.  Pope Francis presents a comprehensive vision.  Our attitude...

Protecting children

The Catholic Leader - 1 day 6 hours ago
By Paul Dobbyn DR MONICA Applewhite will return to Brisbane to run workshops for clergy and lay leaders to reinforce that “sexual abuse concerns not just some in the Church but...

Second Report from Fota, and Photos of Pontifical Liturgies

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 6 hours ago
Here is our second report from the Fotoa conference, which concluded today. The first six photos are of Pontifical Vespers celebrated on the evening of Saturday July 4th, and the...

Woman’s Heartbreaking Letter to Father of Baby She Aborted: “I’m So Very Sorry”

LifeNews.com - 1 day 6 hours ago
Women regret abortion and so do many of the men who love them but sometimes women have abortions without consulting with the child’s father. This may be because they believe they...

Get Free Gifts with Pre-Orders

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 1 day 6 hours ago
If you haven’t taken advantage of our Pre-Publication program yet, now’s the time to start. Until July 31, you’ll earn free gifts when you pre-order select resources in addition...

Advocates urge continued funding of adult stem-cell research, treatment

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 1 day 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Witnesses at a Capitol Hill hearing urged Congress to pass a reauthorization measure that would keep funding going for transplant programs that use adult stem cells...

Pope Francis travels to South America to talk climate change (and, maybe, Jesus)

GetReligion - 1 day 6 hours ago
Once again, the pope is travelling. This means that, once again, readers get to observe one of the iron-clad laws that govern religion-news coverage at work. This chunk of the...

Forum: Peace on Earth, 2015

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 6 hours ago
Here is the lastest column from Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, reprinted from the Catholic Philly. * * * “Thomas More is more important at this moment than at any...

Last Supper fresco shows disciples kneeling

Sacristies of the World - 1 day 7 hours ago
This depiction of the Last Supper is apparently the only one in the world which shows Jesus at the head of the table with the disciples all kneeling in front of him.  The fresco...

"They Have No Wine" – Seeking "The Best" For Families, Pope Prays For Synod "Miracle"

Whispers in the Loggia - 1 day 7 hours ago
Before a crowd projected in excess of a million, the longest trip to date of this pontificate – and the first Latin American Pope's maiden tour of his home-region's Spanish-...

Houston Public School District Blocks Access to Planned Parenthood Web Site as “Inappropriate”

LifeNews.com - 1 day 7 hours ago
The Houston Independent School District has come under attack for blocking at least one student’s access to Planned Parenthood’s website and other abortion promoting sites. ...

My Strength is Made Perfect in Weakness – Fr. Schroeder

St. Louis Areopagus - Archdiocesan Blog - 1 day 7 hours ago
To read the full homily of Fr. Schroeder, click here. Six years ago, I was privileged to be a pilgrim and pray with Archbishop Carlson as he received the Pallium as our new...

ACLU Loses Lawsuit in Attempt to Force Catholic Hospital to Do Abortions

LifeNews.com - 1 day 7 hours ago
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is certainly no stranger to clashing with the Catholic Church over its pro-life position.  This is especially the case when it comes to...

New stories on the homepage

dotCommonweal - 1 day 7 hours ago
We’re featuring two new items on the homepage right now. First, in "‘Under God’: Same-Sex Marriage & Foreign Affairs,” Andrew J. Bacevich writes on “just how attenuated the...
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