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The Religion Clause - 5 months 4 days ago
From SSRN: Valeriano Diviacchi, Why Tolerate Law? (April 7, 2017). Eric Owusu Boahen & Emmanuel C. Mamatzakis, The Moderating Effect of Legal Environment on Culture and...

Italian bishop granted early retirement after begging to return to missionary work

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 days ago
Pope Francis accepted the early retirement request of Italian Bishop Gianfranco Todisco, who begged to be allowed to return to missionary work or to be sent “to the farthest, most...

Virginia bishops praise governor for commuting death sentence

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 days ago
The Virginia bishops said they “welcome with gratitude” the April 20 decision by Virginia Gov Terry McAuliffe to commute the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz. “We are all children...

University meets harsh criticism for Plan B in vending machine

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 4 days ago
Washington D.C., Apr 24, 2017 / 05:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A California university came under fire for dispensing Plan B contraceptive pill in a vending machine, with one critic...

Catholics speak out against execution of two more Arkansas inmates

EWTN - US Latest News - 5 months 4 days ago
Little Rock, Ark., Apr 24, 2017 / 05:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).-  As Arkansas prepares to conduct the first double execution in the U.S. since 2000, Catholics prayed for all involved...

What Catholics Can Learn About Islam from a Former Muslim

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 4 days ago
Many Catholics look upon Islam as an ally in the struggle against militant secularism. Since Muslims are opposed to permissiveness, pornography, same-sex “marriage,” and other...

A fast take on ‘Speaking of the Dead’ with Russell Saltzman

Aleteia - 5 months 4 days ago
"Death is the penalty for being human, our reality," and if we can't be blunt about it, we shortchange our understanding. Russell Saltzman is a former Lutheran pastor who entered...

Putting First Things First in a College Education

Crisis Magazine - Church - 5 months 4 days ago
St. Gregory’s University just concluded its first bi-annual “Leisure and Labor Conference,” which brings academics and professionals together to reflect on the interplay between...

Daily Gospel Reflection for April 24, 2017

CatholicMom.com - 5 months 4 days ago
Today’s Gospel: John 3:1-8 Nicodemus comes in the night, in the dark, to embrace the Light. He acknowledges Jesus as a teacher from God — and Nicodemus is not alone in this...

Pope Francis meets sister of Fr Jacques Hamel at service for modern martyrs

Catholic Herald - 5 months 4 days ago
On Saturday, Pope Francis comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was murdered by ISIS militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute with a special...

Secret archives show Vatican tried to stop Armenian Genocide

Aleteia - 5 months 4 days ago
The evidence for Pope Francis’ condemnation of Turkey’s extermination of ChristiansVATICAN CITY — Why did Pope Francis’ controversial comments on Sunday about the “Armenian...

Wednesday 26 April 

Vatican Insider - 5 months 4 days ago
10 am: The Pope will hold his weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square ...

Friday 28 April 

Vatican Insider - 5 months 4 days ago
Pope Francis in Cairo, Egypt for an Apostolic Visit...

French priest beatified in Spain

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 4 days ago
Father Louis-Antoine-Rose Ormières Lacase (1801-90), a French priest who spent the last years of his life in Spain, was beatified at Oviedo Cathedral on April 22.

Pope Francis: mercy opens the door of the mind and the heart

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 4 days ago
During his April 23 Regina Coeli address, Pope Francis recalled the removal of white baptismal garments by new converts on the Octave of Easter and described St. John Paul II’s...

+Cardinal Attilio Nicora, 80

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 4 days ago
Cardinal Attilio Nicora, president emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, died on April 22 at the age of 80.

Pope honors new martyrs, says Satan foments persecution

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 5 days ago
Pope Francis presided at a Liturgy of the Word on April 22 in honor of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Pope receives Liechtenstein’s monarch

Catholic Culture - World News - 5 months 5 days ago
Pope Francis received Prince Hans Adam II and Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein on April 22.
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