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October 30, 2014

Pope requests prayers for Mexico

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 4 hours ago
Pope Francis has requested prayers for Mexico as authorities investigate what happened to 43 students in Iguala on September 26. Investigators have found that local police...

Coming to a neighborhood near you?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 day 4 hours ago
It is hard to imagine that we live in a world in which this is possible, but we do. I think everyone should take a time each day not only to make a good examination of conscience...

Why the Catholic Herald is becoming a magazine

Catholic Herald - 1 day 4 hours ago
It began that night in March 2013, when the curtains twitched above St Peter’s Square. A petrified-looking cardinal stepped on to the balcony and announced the name of the new...

Right to life is foundation of all human rights, Vatican envoy tells UN

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 4 hours ago
At an October 29 UN meeting devoted to human rights, the Holy See's Permanent Observer said that "the right to life as enshrined in natural law and protected by international...

Vatican astronomer yawns at frenzy over Pope's Big Bang words

EWTN - World Catholic News - 1 day 4 hours ago
Rome, Italy, Oct 30, 2014 / 04:26 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A leading Vatican astronomer said that although some see Pope Francis' recent words on the Big Bang as signifying a change...

Sistine Chapel gets new lighting, air conditioning

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 4 hours ago
The Sistine Chapel has installed a new "state-of-the art" lighting and air conditioning system in order to highlight and preserve Michelangelo's frescoes, the Associated Press ...

Turkey: fewer priests, rising Catholic population in years since Pope Benedict's visit

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 4 hours ago
In the eight years that have separated Pope Benedict's apostolic journey to Turkey from the upcoming visit by Pope Francis, the nation's Catholic population has soared 66% as...

Cardinal Burke: synod interview comments were misreported

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 5 hours ago
Cardinal Raymond Burke said that the online news site BuzzFeed misreported remarks he made in an interview that took place during the recent Synod of Bishops. BuzzFeed published...

Archbishop Aquila: Media missed message of joy at synod

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 5 hours ago
Denver, Colo., Oct 30, 2014 / 02:47 am (CNA).- The joy of the Gospel of Marriage is alive, said Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver, explaining that although the mainstream media...

Aquinas College ‘Furthers Catholic Mission’ with Dedication of New Adoration Chapel

Catholic Education Daily - 1 day 5 hours ago
Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn., opened its new Adoration Chapel with a dedication and blessing on October 22, the College announced. The Cardinal Newman Society interviewed...

New church dedicated in China

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 5 hours ago
Months after churches in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang were slated for demolition, a new Catholic church has been dedicated in the southern province of Guizhou. In the...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Dr. Peter Kreeft

Integrated Catholic Life - 1 day 5 hours ago
“Our culture has filled our heads but emptied our hearts, stuffed our wallets but starved our wonder. It has fed our thirst for facts but not for meaning or mystery. It produces ‘...

New archbishop of Madrid outlines pastoral priorities

EWTN - World Catholic News - 1 day 5 hours ago
Madrid, Spain, Oct 30, 2014 / 03:17 am (EWTN News).- Archbishop Carlos Osoro Sierra, whom Pope Francis recently tapped to head the Archdiocese of Madrid, said that youth, family...

Holy See to United Nations: Right to Life "foundation" of human rights

News.va - 1 day 5 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) The Holy See has told the United Nations that the right to life is at the foundation of human rights. The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations...

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI writes Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham

News.va - 1 day 5 hours ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has sent a message to the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, which was established for former Anglicans in England in 2011...

How can we make the world a better place?

Catholic Herald - 1 day 6 hours ago
Speaking at a conference on environmental theology at World Youth Day in Rio a few summers ago, my father Stratford Caldecott described the development of papal teaching about our...

All Saints Solemn High Mass in Washington DC

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 6 hours ago
A Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite will be celebrated for the feast of All Saints at Holy Comforter-Saint Cyprian, Washington, D.C.. The music,...

Books blog: Keeping the memory of Archbishop Fulton Sheen alive

Catholic Herald - 1 day 6 hours ago
Last night I watched Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound on DVD. Made in 1945, it has moments of suspense but generally it now seems rather clunky and dated. This is because Hitchcock...

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