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India holds Mother Teresa close 

Vatican Insider - 4 months 2 weeks ago
She is seen and venerated as an entirely Indian saint. Mother Teresa of Calcutta has the power to reconcile the Catholic Church, government, Hindus and Muslims. Mother Teresa’s...

Iran's Supreme Leader Questions Saudi Control of Hajj

The Religion Clause - 4 months 2 weeks ago
According to today's Jerusalem Post, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has questioned Saudi Arabia's continued control of the hajj  pilgrimage.  Last year over 2000...

100,000 Chileans protest pending abortion law - demand “Christian” Democrats return to roots

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Massive protest in Chile against proposed law legalizing abortion, pro-lifers call out Christian Democrats for supporting the kill bill

Review and Giveaway: The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 2 weeks ago
It was such a blessing to be able to help contribute to The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion. Working with Lisa Hendey and Sarah Reinhard is always a joy, and I was excited,...

Pope prays for Spanish nun murdered in Haiti

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Remembering religious women who too often are the targets of violence around the world, Pope Francis led prayers for a Spanish sister murdered on September 2 in Haiti. “At this...

On Mother Teresa’s feast day, cardinal praises her defence of the unborn

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Love for those society considers “useless” or even a bother led St Teresa of Calcutta to a courageous defence of the unborn, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Like prophets and saints...

‘We always knew Mother Teresa was a saint’, say US pilgrims

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 weeks ago
US pilgrims gathered at the Vatican to celebrate the newly declared St. Teresa of Kolkata said it was about time Mother Teresa officially had the title. Organised diocesan and...

The simplicity of St Teresa’s reliquary reflects her life, priest says

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Missionaries of Charity Father Brian Kolodiejchuk said the reliquary chosen for Mother Teresa’s relic reflects her life and values. At every canonisation ceremony, people...

WATCH: The Pope’s prayer intention for September

Aleteia - 4 months 2 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY — In his “most collective” prayer intention this year, Pope Francis has expressed his concern over a world crisis that is “not only economic and financial, but is...

Mother Teresa's Flying Novena

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Photo credit: Lisa A. Schmidt. All rights reserved. I once wrote about an awkward moment during a religious education class when I mouthed the words “watermelon, watermelon” while...

Completing the Gothic Aesthetic of a Parish Church

New Liturgical Movement - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Sometimes at NLM we feature the work of new artists and architects doing projects from scratch. At other times we have featured marvelous examples of renovations that have undone...

Parolin: Mother Teresa, a “pencil” of God who wrote poems of compassion 

Vatican Insider - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Mother Teresa referred to herself as “a pencil in the hands of the Lord,” “but what poems of love, of compassion, comfort and joy that little pencil has been able to write!” This...

What Muslims are doing in our churches: Thousands of raids every year

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Libero QuotidianoAugust 31, 2016There have also been recent cases (mainly reported in local newspapers but occasionally even in national newspapers) of Muslims going into churches...

Prayer Corner: September 5, 2016

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Welcome to the CatholicMom.com Prayer Corner! In this space, readers are invited to share their prayer intentions and give thanks for prayers answered. When requesting prayer,...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 4 months 2 weeks ago
From SSRN: Marjorie A. Silver, Preface and Introduction: Transforming Justice, Lawyers and the Practice of Law, (Carolina Academic Press, 2016, Forthcoming). Adam Shinar, Religion...

Bishops to struggling families: we're with you

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Sep 5, 2016 / 04:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church stands with struggling families amidst poverty, unemployment, and opioid abuse in America, said Archbishop...

Bishops to struggling families: we're with you

EWTN - US Latest News - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Sep 5, 2016 / 05:53 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church stands with struggling families amidst poverty, unemployment, and opioid abuse in America, said Archbishop...

WATCH: The moment Mother Teresa is canonized

Aleteia - 4 months 2 weeks ago
VATICAN CITY — On Sunday, September 4, Pope Francis canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta to the applause of tens of thousands of clergy, faithful, and delegations from around the...

Becoming a doctor means always putting your patients first

Catholic Herald - 4 months 2 weeks ago
Why do people want to become doctors? The reason must surely be to want to heal people. Yet along the way this idealistic impulse may be lost. Doctors may see themselves simply as...

Cardinal Parolin: ‘St. Teresa shows that love has to hurt’

News.va - 4 months 2 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio)  Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, celebrated the Mass of Thanksgiving on Monday for the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In his...
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