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Opinion: Let’s not talk about Fr. James Martin, Scott Hahn

Aleteia - 1 day 5 hours ago
If we believe people have inherent dignity and worth, we ought not reduce their names to a lazy shorthand for what we think is wrong with the world.“Number 14,” a prisoner shouts...

St. Gerard Sagredo

Communio - 1 day 7 hours ago
O God, who were pleased to give light to your Church by adorning blessed Gerard with the victory of martyrdom, graciously grant that, as he imitated the Lord’s Passion, so we may...

Pope and Peruvian president discuss Venezuela, upcoming papal visit

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 8 hours ago
Vatican City, Sep 24, 2017 / 06:54 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Friday to discuss the country’s fight against poverty, the...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/09/17

Catholic Herald - 1 day 10 hours ago
No one is unemployed in the Kingdom of God, Pope Francis said at yesterday’s Angelus (full text, full video). Ex-Vatican auditor general Libero Milone has claimed that he was...

UN resolution to investigate ISIS crimes praised as step toward recognizing genocide

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 10 hours ago
New York City, N.Y., Sep 24, 2017 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution on Thursday to help investigate ISIS crimes in Iraq, one human...

Prodigal uncle returns home to the Church for the nephews

The Catholic Leader - 1 day 11 hours ago
ONLY the curious minds of three young boys could bring Rob Pavey into a Catholic Church every Sunday. The 45-year-old loss adjuster originally from Townsville has his three...

Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases

The Religion Clause - 1 day 12 hours ago
In Paliotta v. State of Nevada ex rel Nevada Department of Corrections, (NV Sup. Ct., Sept. 14, 2017), the Nevada Supreme Court held that the trial court erred when it used the...

Paraguay's government rejects gender ideology

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 12 hours ago
Asunción, Paraguay, Sep 24, 2017 / 02:42 pm (ACI Prensa).- Paraguay Secretary of Education, Enrique Riera told reporters that the country's constitution recognizes “the...

Daily Readings for Monday, September 25, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 1 day 13 hours ago
Reading 1: Ezra 1:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 126:1-6, Gospel: Luke 8:16-18

The Prayer Thank You God!: Prayer of the Day for Monday, September 25, 2017

Catholic Online - Featured News - 1 day 13 hours ago
Dear Loving and Compassionate God, Giver of all gifts, we pray especially today for the mercy and love You give us. Open our hearts and ...

Court Upholds Anti-Discrimination Law Over Wedding Videographer's Challenge

The Religion Clause - 1 day 13 hours ago
In Telescope Media Group v. Lindsey, (D MN, Sept. 29, 2017), a Minnesota federal district court in a 63-page opinion rejected a challenge to a provision of the Minnesota Human...

Bishop Perry on “Summorum Pontificum” 10 Years Later

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 14 hours ago
Photo courtesy of Brothers, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Still River, Massachusetts)On Sept. 21st (Feast of St. Matthew), His Excellency Joseph Perry, Auxiliary Bishop...

Novena to Saint Thérèse of Lisieux 2017 | Day 4

Big C Catholics - 1 day 14 hours ago
September 25, 2017Saint Thérèse of Lisieux was born into a pious and loving Catholic family. She was one of nine children, though only five would survive into adulthood. Each of...

Cardinal Burke: Church divisions show urgent need for clarity

Catholic News Agency - General - 1 day 14 hours ago
Sydney, Australia, Sep 24, 2017 / 12:38 pm (CNA).- Amid the ongoing debate surrounding “Amoris Laetitia,” dubia author Cardinal Raymond Burke said in a new interview that he’s...

Church Loses RLUIPA Equal Terms Challenge To Parking Requirements

The Religion Clause - 1 day 15 hours ago
In Immanuel Baptist Church v. City of Chicago, (ND IL, Sept. 22, 2017), an Illinois federal district court dismissed a church's facial RLUIPA "equal terms" challenge, as well as...

Bl. Herman the Cripple, Author of the Salve Regina

Big C Catholics - 1 day 15 hours ago
September 25th is historically, and in many Benedictine houses, the feast day of Blessed Herman the Cripple, also known as Hermannus Contractus, (Latin meaning contacted one) or...

Tennessee Supreme Court: Resolves Approach In Church Property Dispute

The Religion Clause - 1 day 15 hours ago
In Church of God In Christ, Inc. v. L.M. Haley Ministries, Inc., (TN Sup. Ct., Sept. 21, 2017), the Tennessee Supreme Court, in a church property dispute, concluded that a break-...

Time offers shockingly faith-free look at struggles Democrats are having in heartland

GetReligion - 1 day 15 hours ago
While President Donald Trump does that thing that he does -- shoving the polls of American public discourse further and further apart -- some journalists have quietly started...

Reflection for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Parable of the Two Sons

Big C Catholics - 1 day 15 hours ago
By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisEzekiel 18:25-28; Psalm 25; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32A man had two sons. He came to the first and said,‘Son, go out and work in the vineyard...

Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 1, 2017, Year A

Big C Catholics - 1 day 15 hours ago
Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)I want to begin today by putting in front of us some phrases I am sure you have all heard. “Talk...
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