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Grilled Margherita Pizza Sandwiches

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The start of school and fall sports might mean your family is eating in split shifts, or eating on the run. These yummy pizza-flavored sandwiches will not only help you use up...

​Pope Francis' visit to the UN - Shared values for our common future - Ban Ki-moon

News.va - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the United Nations comes at a moment of challenge and hope. As the world struggles to cope with conflict, poverty and climate change,...

Against Soap Bubbles

Dominicana - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Editor’s note: This is the third in a five-part series on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si’, in honor of the Holy Father’s first visit to the United States, occurring next...

8th Circuit Creates Circuit Split On ACA Contraceptive Mandate Accommodation For Religious Non-Profits

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Disagreeing with the decisions of several other Circuit Courts of Appeal, yesterday the 8th Circuit held that the Obama administration's contraceptive coverage accommodation for...

Pope Francis address to Vatican Observatory symposium

News.va - 4 months 3 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday (18th September) addressed participants at a symposium organized by the Vatican Observatory, saying their scientific research on the...

Francis Appoints New Director of Vatican Observatory

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has appointed Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno as the new director of the Vatican Observatory. The appointment was announced today by the Holy See Press Office,...

It is surely correct to call time on the Anglican Communion

Catholic Herald - 4 months 3 weeks ago
There is news from the Anglican Communion, and the news is that it no longer exists, and that Archbishop Welby is going to replace it with some looser structure, in which the...

Probate Judge Asks Alabama Supreme Court To Protect His Refusal To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licences

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
As reported by AL.com, on Wednesday Alabama Probate Judge Nick Williams filed an "Emergency Petition for Declaratory Judgment and/or Protective Order In Light of Jailing of...

Remaining Challenges To California's Ban On Reparative Therapy For Minors Dismissed

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
In 2013, the 9th Circuit rejected a facial free speech challenge by mental health providers to California's ban on engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with patients...

Court Says Lutheran Synod Dispute Panel's Decision Was Only Advisory

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
In Hillenbrand v. Christ Lutheran Church of Birch Run, (MI App., Sept. 15, 2015), a Lutheran pastor who was fired by his congregation filed suit after the Lutheran Church-...

Advice from a priest on how to cover the papal visit

The Deacon's Bench - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Roy Peter Clark, of the Poynter Institute, decided to ask his parish priest for advice on how to cover the visit of Pope Francis.  His pastor happens to be Msgr. Robert Gibbons,...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 4 months 3 weeks ago
From SSRN: Deepa Das Acevedo, Divine Sovereignty, Indian Property Law, and the Dispute Over the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, (Modern Asian Studies, 2016). Giancarlo Anello, The Islamic...

Christ is our only hope – Syrian Christians pray for miracles amid Islamists' carnage

EWTN - US Latest News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Washington D.C., Sep 18, 2015 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Syrian natives who have ministered to refugees from the civil war there are trusting in God to protect their fellow...

Top Catholic Tweets for September 18, 2015

Call To Holiness - 4 months 3 weeks ago
This is going to be an amazing week to follow Pope Francis on his travels through Cuba and the USA.  I will be traveling to Washington and Philadelphia to cover stories behind the...

Two members of Ohlone tribe to participate in canonization Mass

American Catholic - Top News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) -- Two members of the Ohlone tribe in Northern California will play prominent roles in the Sept. 23 canonization Mass for Blessed Junipero Serra, an 18th-...

European bishops call on nations to support migrants

American Catholic - Top News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
JERUSALEM (CNS) -- Leaders of the European bishops' conferences expressed solidarity with people of the Middle East, especially those being forced from their homes, and called on...

Pope Francis’ Video Message to the People of Cuba

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Here is the translation of Pope Francis’ video message to the Cuban people. The video was broadcast last night in Cuba. * * * Dear Brothers! Only a few days are left before...

Four years ago the English bishops made a brave and brilliant decision

Catholic Herald - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Four years ago this week, the English and Welsh bishops reinstated the traditional practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays. (Yes, you read that right, American friends: every...

Church looted, burned in Yemen

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A parish church in Aden, Yemen, has been looted and set on fire, possibly by local al-Qaeda members, the Fides news agency reported. According to Vatican statistics, there are...

Pope praises work of Vatican Observatory, names new director

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis praised the work of the Vatican Observatory in a September 18 audience and appointed Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, as its new director. Brother Consolmagno, an...
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