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October 22, 2014

British Totalitolerance Demands Christian School Has Imam Lead Assemblies

Creative Minority Report - 1 day 4 hours ago
In the name of tolerance, a British education bureaucrat is threatening to close down a Christian school for being out of step with "British Values" unless it invites an Imam or a...

Crowdfunding campaign aims to raise $1 million for Iraqi Christians

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 5 hours ago
Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 08:35 pm (CNA).- A Catholic lay organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness and money to help persecuted Christians and...

A little time with the Little Sisters

The Deacon's Bench - 1 day 5 hours ago
As I mentioned yesterday, I spent tonight with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Queens Village, leading their monthly Holy Hour for Vocations. They were warm and welcoming,...

Singing nun's Madonna cover: not like a prayer

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 5 hours ago
Denver, Colo., Oct 22, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA).- Although it may have been well intentioned, an Italian nun’s choice of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” as her first single shows “radical...

Holy See to UN: Share the riches of outer space

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 7 hours ago
New York City, N.Y., Oct 22, 2014 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The exploration of outer space can deepen our faith in God and our understanding of the world, and its benefits...

Pope Condemns Corruption as Evil That 'Must Be Cured'

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
Pope Francis has warned that being corrupt is even more evil than being sinful. Addressing delegates from the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) this morning in the...

Pope Francis Receives Prime Minister of Grenada

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
Pope Francis today received Grenada's Prime Minister Keith Mitchell who was accompanied by his wife, son and mother. The meeting between Mitchell and Pope Francis lasted 25...

Subverting Success

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
Living in the United States I’m often wearied by the constant competitiveness of our culture. We seem to swallow without thinking the culture of success at all costs. I call this...

Archbishop Auza's Statement to 69th Session of UN General Assembly, NY on Indigenous People

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
Here below is the statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, on October 20, at the United Nations at the 69th Session of...

Pope at Santa Marta: Our Own Forces Are Weak, We Need God

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
At this morning’s Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis said that left to ourselves, we are weak, but encouraged faithful to turn to God and the Holy Spirit who not only have the...

Filipino Prisoners Ask Pope Francis to Visit Them

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
Excitement continues to build in the Philippines for Pope Francis’ upcoming trip. While an official itinerary of the Pope’s visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January 2015...

Cardinal Sarah: Crisis of Today's Families Is How Concepts of Marriage, Family Have Changed

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 7 hours ago
While saying that the Holy Father sees that families today have been attacked and feels their pain and brokenness, Cardinal Robert Sarah has reaffirmed that we must strongly and...

An Introduction to Markdown

The Curt Jester - 1 day 8 hours ago
If you blog, write notes, write articles or books, or any form of writing with formatted text you might want to consider using Markdown. John Gruber who created Markdown a decade...

Lessons from a Failed Friendship

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 8 hours ago
We were like sisters, made sweeter by the fact that neither of us had grown up with one.  It’s been four years since an argument ended our friendship, and I still think about her...

3-D Printers Helps Save Infants With Heart Defects

LifeNews.com - 1 day 8 hours ago
Every year in the United States, 36,000 children are born with congenital heart defects. While some defects are minor, many are life threatening and require surgery. Sometimes...

Hundreds flock to US shrine to celebrate first feast of St John Paul II

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 8 hours ago
Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of pilgrims and faithful from all states of life flocked to Washington, D.C.'s St. John Paul II Shrine on...

Where the Iowa Senate Candidates Stand on the Issues

Catholic Vote - 1 day 9 hours ago
The Iowa Senate race between Joni Ernst (R) and Bruce Braley (D) is still too close to call. With less than 2 weeks left until the election – and early voting already happening in...

Boyfriend Beats His Pregnant Girlfriend With a Baseball Bat and Dumps Her in Shallow Grave

LifeNews.com - 1 day 9 hours ago
Samantha Greenlee, a 22-year-old pregnant woman from Columbus, Ohio, has been missing since October 8 after disappearing following a waitressing shift. Her boyfriend Jacob Ferrero...

Who Responds to Our ‘Code Adam’ When We Are Lost?

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 9 hours ago
Have you ever been in Walmart when they announce a Code Adam?  If you are unfamiliar with this code, it is an announcement they make over the speaker system in the store to...

Why can't the pope just change everything? CNN gives (mostly) good answers

GetReligion - 1 day 9 hours ago
The bishops "bickered" during the recent synod at the Vatican on families -- yes, the article by CNN said "bickered" -- and a lot of people wondered why Pope Francis doesn't just...

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