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May 28, 2015

For Boko Haram victims – and their babies – Catholics pledge full support

EWTN - Vatican News - 1 day 1 hour ago
Vatican City, May 28, 2015 / 05:36 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Many escapees of the terrorist group Boko Haram include women and girls who are pregnant as a result of rape, and Nigeria's...

Present the beauty of Christian marriage, Pope tells Dominican bishops

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 1 hour ago
Pope Francis received the bishops of the Dominican Republic in audience on May 28 and called upon them to "reinforce the faith and identity of all the members of the Church." The...

Cardinal Sarah, commenting on Synod, says the Church must swim against the current

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 1 hour ago
Cardinal Robert Sarah, the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, said that "today the Church must fight against the current, with...

Pope: coherent Christians draw people to Christ

News.va - 1 day 1 hour ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis’ homily this morning focused on the Gospel account of Bartimaeus, the blind man who cried out to Jesus to be healed, and whom the disciples called to...

Daily Gospel Reflection for May 28, 2015

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 2 hours ago
  Today’s Gospel: Mark 10:46-52 Trust. Courage. Faith. Bartimaeus had all of those, didn’t he? And Jesus saw and knew and healed him. He wants to do the same for us. Heal us of...

Book review: This clerical sleuth is the new Miss Marple

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins by James Runcie, Bloomsbury, £14.99 This book is the fourth in the series of Grantchester Mysteries written by James Runcie, and...

St Paul proclaimed Christ as the revelation of the Father’s love

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations; baptise them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands I gave...

The hate that created a new breed of martyr

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
The beatification of Oscar Romero, late Archbishop of San Salvador, led many to comment that the Church was reconsidering the definition of martyrdom. That’s partly true, but not...

Theatre preview: On the trail of a fiery hedonist who found grace

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
Jonathan Moore went to extraordinary lengths when writing Iñigo, his play about the life of St Ignatius of Loyola – the 16th-century Spanish saint who founded the Jesuits and...

When the Devil is in the email

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
Last year I received an email from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) entitled “Important Blood Analysis”. The email read: “We have been sent a sample of...

Last among equals?

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
I want to propose a change in the way judges decide cases involving clashes over religious belief. This simple, common-sense reform would spare those involved much unnecessary...

The American Church is showing us the way

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
Well, for the first time possibly in the whole of my Christian life, I didn’t celebrate the feast of the Ascension. I don’t mean I missed Mass. I mean it didn’t make the calendar...

Cardinal Parolin: Irish same-sex marriage vote a �defeat for mankind'

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 2 hours ago
The Vatican's Secretary of State described the recent Irish referendum approving same-sex marriage as "not only a defeat for Christian principles, but a defeat for mankind." "I...

What does four decades as a priest look like? One bishop shares his story

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 2 hours ago
Bismarck, N.D., May 28, 2015 / 03:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On his 40th anniversary as a priest, Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck says he has a deeper understanding of his own...

What does four decades as a priest look like? One bishop shares his story

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 2 hours ago
Bismarck, N.D., May 28, 2015 / 04:50 am (EWTN News/CNA).- On his 40th anniversary as a priest, Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck says he has a deeper understanding of his own...

Pope’s Morning Homily: Warns Against Worldly, Indifferent Christians

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 day 2 hours ago
Pope Francis is calling on the faithful to examine what type of Christians they are. During his daily morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, the Holy Father stressed that there are...

What is Culture to the Christian?

Dominicana - 1 day 2 hours ago
Those on the outside have the most to complain about. The political party in the minority criticizes the governance of the majority. The losing team bemoans unfair odds and an...

Same-sex “Marriage” and the Persecution of Christians in Canada

Crisis Magazine - Church - 1 day 2 hours ago
Canada legalized same-sex “marriage” in 2005, the fourth country in the world to do so. During the rushed public debate that preceded legalization, the Christian and traditional...

The #CharlieCharlieChallenge: Conjuring the Devil

Crisis Magazine - Church - 1 day 2 hours ago
“Come Holy Spirit and Fill the Hearts of Your Faithful….” Days after celebrating Pentecost, as Christians we have rekindled our devotion to the third person of the Trinity,...

Christian bakery to appeal against Belfast court ruling

Catholic Herald - 1 day 2 hours ago
The Christian-run bakery found guilty for discrimination for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-gay marriage message is to appeal against the ruling. Ashers bakery was forced to...

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