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October 21, 2014

Is Mormonism 'Christian'? (Cue the theme from 'Jaws')

GetReligion - 1 day 6 hours ago
KEVIN ASKS: Is the Mormon religion considered Christian? There are radical doctrinal differences. THE RELIGION GUY ANSWERS: Depends on who’s talking. The steadily expanding...

Woman Aborts 20-Week-Old Baby at Home, Police Describe Baby’s “Sad Little Face” - 1 day 6 hours ago
An article in The New Republic described how Jennie Linn McCormack aborted her late term unborn baby with pills she purchased online. She did not want to pay for an abortion in a...

“Orange is the New Black” Stars Design Shirts for Planned Parenthood - 1 day 7 hours ago
Orange is the New Black stars have partnered with Planned Parenthood, the nations largest abortion business, in their campaign “Women are Watching.” The campaign is intended to...

Prayer Request

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 1 day 7 hours ago
A reader writes: Mark, please say a prayer, My partner’s brother was shot last night. While, apparently, he only got shot in the shoulder, my partner is still out of his mind....

Allegation of sexual abuse is made against Father John J. Ghio

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Father John J. Ghio has been suspended from his priestly faculties, following an accusation of sexual abuse of a minor in the 1980s, the archdiocese announced Tuesday. read more

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe

The Catholic Foodie - 1 day 7 hours ago
A cheeseburger in a bowl? With bacon on it? Yep! Last week my kids asked if I would make cheeseburger soup for dinner. Apparently, one of their friends had recently had...

Why the bishop of Dallas sheltered a family on Ebola watch

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 7 hours ago
Dallas, Texas, Oct 21, 2014 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When a Texas family feared to have contracted the Ebola virus was recently placed under quarantine, they found refuge from...

Vatican's UN envoy repeats support for 2-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Speaking on October 21 at a UN Security Council session on the Middle East, the Holy See's permanent representative reiterated the Vatican's support for a two-state solution to...

Oldest Catholic seminary in the USA

Sacristies of the World - 1 day 7 hours ago
There’s plenty of oak to be seen in St Mary’s Chapel pristine sacristy.  It’s the main sacristy of the Chapel of St Mary’s Seminary and University, which is dedicated to Mary’s...

All in a night's work for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

dotCommonweal - 1 day 7 hours ago
You’re permitted to cast a ballot in Texas (where early voting began Monday) if you show a concealed-handgun license at the polling place, but not if you present a student,...

Iran: Evangelical pastors given 6-year prison sentences

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 7 hours ago
Three Evangelical Christian pastors in Iran have been sentenced to 6-year prison terms for their leadership roles in the house-church movement, the Fides news service reports....

Be a Part of “Orphan Sunday” - 1 day 7 hours ago
Editor’s note: We are happy to share the good news about “Orphan Sunday”, a day to pause, to pray and to reach out and help. Learn more about this initiative at

In 5 Minutes, Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins Expose the $1 Billion Abortion Industry - 1 day 8 hours ago
Recently appearing on a live presentation broadcast in 1,400 churches nationwide, Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins shared with Tony Perkins of Family Research Council how they became...

The First Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 1 day 8 hours ago
This post is by Juan Pablo Saju, Verbum’s Representative to the the Spanish-speaking world. He is based in Argentina. The Resurrection of Jesus Makes the New Covenant Possible  In...

This Weekend in El Paso

The Sacred Page - 1 day 8 hours ago

Told He Wouldn’t Live Long, They Rejected Abortion: “We Didn’t Terminate Because He’s Our Son” - 1 day 8 hours ago
Parents T.K. and Deidrea Lauxs are two courageous people who understand the value of human life — however brief it may be. Although doctors often advise parents of very disabled...

Family synod’s dynamics a lot like Second Vatican Council

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 1 day 8 hours ago
VATICAN CITY — Even before the start of the Oct. 5-19 Synod of Bishops on the family, observers were likening it to the Second Vatican Council of 1962-65. Pope Francis talks...

Helen Hull Hitchcock, RIP

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 8 hours ago
Helen Hull Hitchcock, founding director of Women for Faith & Family, died in St. Louis on October 20 after a brief illness. Raised as an Episcopalian, Helen Hitchcock entered...

Chaldean leader vows to discipline priests who leave Iraq without bishops' permission

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 8 hours ago
The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church has announced that priests who have left their dioceses in Iraq face suspension. Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako set a deadline of October...


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