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October 30, 2014

Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for November

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for October. The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That all who suffer loneliness may...

Pope Explains How Spiritual Life Is Like Breathing, With 2 Stages

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
Pope Francis says the spiritual life is like breathing, comparing prayer to inhaling and mission to exhaling. Without both, he says, the Christian cannot live. Addressing today...

Rome's Non-Catholic Cemetery: A Green and Flowering Garden Amid the City Traffic

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
On the Via Caio Cestio, between the Testaccio quarter and the Egyptian pyramid, the branches of the cypresses shaken by the wind capture the attention of passers-by. Their...

New Belgian Ambassador Presents Credentials to Pope Francis

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
On Friday morning, Pope Francis met with Bruno Nève de Mévergnies, the new Belgian ambassador to the Holy See. Ambassador de Mévergnies presented his Letters of Credentials to the...

All Saints and All Souls Day: A Time of Mercy, Forgiveness and Reflection (Part II)

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
During this time of the year, the dead are often associated with spooky ghosts and scary poltergeists. The Catholic Church instead celebrates the feasts of All Saints and All...

Statement of the Holy See at the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, Second Committee, Agenda Item 19 (d): "Sustainable Development: Protection of Global Climate for Present and Future Generations"

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
Here below is the statement made by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See at the 69th session of the United Nations General...

Cardinal Baldisseri's Address to British Parliamentarians on 2014 Synod

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops, addressed the British Ambassador to the Holy See, H.E. Nigel Baker, and a group of British Parliamentarians on...

Last Call: Momnipotent Giveaway

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 2 hours ago
We’re so excited to share this week’s giveaway with you, and so grateful to our friends at Ascension Press for sponsoring it! We have the complete Momnipotent Study to give away...

Rethinking her death, Brittany Maynard praised for seeing life's value

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 3 hours ago
Denver, Colo., Oct 30, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As a 29 year-old woman with terminal brain cancer reconsiders her resolve to end her life, one scholar says the change of...

Woman With Same Brain Cancer as Brittany Maynard: Please Don’t Kill Yourself

LifeNews.com - 1 day 3 hours ago
Brittany Maynard has officially decided to delay her decision to kill herself – saying it “doesn’t seem like the right time now” to end her life. But one woman in Connecticut who...

November 2014 Sunday Gospel Activities

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 3 hours ago
Sunday Gospel Activities from CatholicMom.com Please note that all missing activities will be added as soon as they are available. We are experimenting with a new “message board...

Three-Year-Old Sister of Aborted Baby: “Mom, Why Didn’t You Kill Me Too?”

LifeNews.com - 1 day 3 hours ago
This is the testimony of Alex. She and her mom are now pro-life speakers. Even at three, Alex knew she’d lost a brother or sister. Children pick up on things adults say, even...

Finally! A close encounter with a deer

Catholic Hot Dish - 1 day 3 hours ago
Yesterday morning, I decided to spend a couple hours in a deer stand with my bow. It was my sixth time out, and I was hoping for my first close encounter with a deer. I had seen...

North Carolina: Thom Tillis is the Only Pro-Life Senate Candidate, Hagan and Haugh Pro-Abortion

LifeNews.com - 1 day 4 hours ago
North Carolina is currently embroiled in a hotly-contested Senate race that is the most expensive in the country. The combative race features pro-life Thom Tillis (below right),...

No Means No, Mama!

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 4 hours ago
My fifteen-year-old son Benjamin and I were laughing out loud the other day about something my grandson John-Henry did last Thanksgiving. A group of us, including then-two-year-...

How one cardinal proposes to correct ignorance of marriage's nature

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 4 hours ago
Washington D.C., Oct 30, 2014 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- According to the Archbishop of Washington, the recent Synod on the Family worked to address the challenge that many...

4th Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In County Board Invocation Policy

The Religion Clause - 1 day 4 hours ago
Tuesday's arguments (audio of full arguments) in Hudson v. Pittsylvania County, Virginia are now available on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals' website.  In the case, a Virginia...

Creighton criticized for giving benefits to same-sex spouses of workers

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 1 day 4 hours ago
OMAHA, Neb. — Archbishop George J. Lucas of Omaha said he was disappointed that Creighton University’s president said the Jesuit-run institution will extend health care benefits...

The Fourth Luminous Mystery: The Transfiguration

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 1 day 4 hours ago
This guest post is by Robert Klesko, Catholic Educational Resources Product Manager at Verbum. “They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God” (Is. 35:2). The...

Yes, We Must Vote for Some “Lesser Evil” Candidates Next Tuesday

Catholic Vote - 1 day 4 hours ago
The past few weeks I’ve been using the uCampaign app to send invites to Catholic friends around the country encouraging them to support Senate candidates in battleground states....

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