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July 24, 2014

Protestants try to calm row ahead of Luther celebration

Catholic Herald - 4 months 6 days ago
A fierce row between Catholics and Protestants in Germany is the result of a misunderstanding, a German theologian has claimed. Lutheran leaders had invited the Catholic Church to...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 24/07/14

Catholic Herald - 4 months 6 days ago
The Security Council “cannot stand by” as Iraqi Christians are persecuted, Patriarch Louis Sako has said in a letter to UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon. An air-launched missile...

The world record-breaking athlete and his extraordinary Catholic coach

Catholic Herald - 4 months 6 days ago
The BBC is undoubtedly hyping the Commonwealth Games, which gets underway in Glasgow today after last night’s lacklustre opening ceremony, beyond its limited worth. But even with...

Bishops: learn from Aboriginal Australians' love for the land

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 6 days ago
In a recent message for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, Australia's bishops called upon Catholics to learn from indigenous peoples to respect the land. "Many...

Daily Catholic Quote from St. Francis de Sales

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 6 days ago
“Consider all the past as nothing, and say, like David: Now I begin to love my God.” (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) January 24 is the Memorial of St....

USCCB president calls for prayers for peace

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 6 days ago
Citing conflicts in the Middle East, Ukraine, and elsewhere, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has called upon his brother bishops to encourage...

Japan's bishops oppose constitutional interpretation that allows for military action

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 6 days ago
In a shift from longstanding national policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government stated that the nation's constitution permits Japan to come to the military defense...

El Salvador youth saved from violence by music

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 6 days ago
San Salvador, El Salvador, Jul 24, 2014 / 02:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly 1,000 children and teens who live in violent, crime-ridden areas of El Salvador have turned to the Don...

Sunday Mass attendance falls below 40% in Poland

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 6 days ago
Sunday Mass attendance has fallen below 40% in Poland, even as the nation has more seminarians than any other in Europe. According to statistics published in L'Osservatore ...

A filmmaker named Ernesto Rivas is crowdfunding a new project

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 6 days ago
Here’s the site about the “Our Father” film. And here’s the crowdfunding site if you’d like to kick some $$$ toward it!

Holy See calls for immediate ceasefire, lasting peace in Gaza

EWTN - World Catholic News - 4 months 6 days ago
Geneva, Switzerland, Jul 24, 2014 / 02:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- In a statement issued during a special session of the Human Rights Council, the Holy See urged an immediate...

I love Brandon Vogt

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 6 days ago
The guy walks the talk: This morning, I released my newest book, The Saints’ Favorite Books: Read What They Read, Become Who They Are. It highlights fourteen saints and their...

Encountering the Word — Philemon 1:4-6

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 6 days ago
“I thank my God always when I remember you in my prayers, because I hear of your love and of the faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and all the saints, and I pray that the...

Yr. Obdt. Svt on Sola Scriptura

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 6 days ago
Now en Espanol! Here’s the context for CERC’s Spanish site. An informal survey back in 2012 confirmed that while there are some very good news sites for Spanish speaking Catholics...

People tell me the Catholic faith is all about inflicting guilt

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 6 days ago
But that’s really the task of post-Christian Puritanism like this article. Catholic faith is about forgiveness of sins. Here: have some more guilt:

The Beatles and the Dawning of a New Age

Crisis Magazine - Church - 4 months 6 days ago
On its 50th anniversary, A Hard Days Night has been released in a newly restored digital version to universal critical acclaim. A precious cinematic artifact of social history,...

Abolish the Damn Death Penalty

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 6 days ago
Arizona act of human sacrifice to pagan god of vengeance takes two hours to kill victim. Advanced civilizations of Communist China, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, North Korea and Saudi Arabia...

Demons, Playing Cards, and Telescopes

Word on Fire - Fr. Robert Barron - 4 months 6 days ago
When presented with strange, unexplainable phenomena, like the recent claim of demonic possession in Indianapolis, how should we react? Seminarian Joe Heschmeyer helps answer that...

Czech Republic to hold 1st Eucharistic congress

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 6 days ago
The Czech Republic, which was formed in 1993 following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, will hold its first national Eucharistic congress in 2015, the Italian news agency SIR...

The World and the Church

Crisis Magazine - Church - 4 months 6 days ago
In his speech closing the Second Vatican Council, Pope Paul VI noted that “the trend of modern culture” is “centered on humanity, … the modern mind” is “accustomed to assess...

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