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What is a tabernacle?

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
The gold box in a Catholic church is sacred, set apart for a very special purpose.One of the primary and most distinctive fixtures of any Catholic church is a box or cabinet,...

Mass of Thanksgiving for Summorum Pontificum in Notre-Dame de Paris

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 5 days ago
Here are some beautiful photos of a Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, celebrated in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, in thanksgiving for Pope Benedict’s motu proprio Summorum...

Contempt citation for lawyers in release of undercover Planned Parenthood videos

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Two attorneys who represent David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress have been found in contempt of court for their role in the release of undercover videos showing...

Papal backing for ‘Laudato Si’ Pledge Campaign’

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Pope Francis has endorsed an effort by the Global Catholic Climate Movement to persuade 1 million Catholics to show their support for Laudato Si‘ by pledging to live more simply...

Yemeni official confirms: kidnapped priest is still alive

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the Indian priest who was kidnapped in Yemen in March 2016, is still alive, the foreign minister of Yemen has stated.

BFR1024: Spider-man: Homecoming

SQPN - Podcast Network - 3 months 5 days ago
In this episode: Simplifying Facebook; Spider-man Homecoming; Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chang; Gluten and Communion. Plus, Inoreader - my favorite newsreader so far...

Embezzlement charges against two former officials of Vatican-run hospital

Catholic Culture - World News - 3 months 5 days ago
The Vatican has indicted two former officials of the Bambino Gesu Hospital on embezzlement charges.

Priest's Defamation Suit Against Diocese Survives Ecclesiastical Abstention Claim

The Religion Clause - 3 months 5 days ago
According to the Palm Beach Post, in a July 11 four-page opinion a Florida state trial court judge refused to dismiss a defamation suit brought by Catholic priest Rev. John...

Cardinal Meisner was a fighter, but his last hours were touched by sadness

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
“A giant”: that is how a high-ranking prelate in the Roman Curia describes Joachim Meisner, the German cardinal who died suddenly last week. He fell asleep while he was reading...

Can anything stop Catholic infighting?

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
My first parish priest was a little old man with pebble spectacles who looked like a gorgeously coloured beetle as he bent over the altar in his Roman chasuble. His name was Fr...

Don’t blame me for May’s election woes

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
Stephen Bush argued in the New Statesman recently, with back-handed flattery, that my analysis of British politics based around diverging value blocs – crudely, liberals versus...

Trump Meets With Supportive Evangelical Leaders

The Religion Clause - 3 months 5 days ago
CNN reports that President Trump on Monday met in the Oval Office with a group of evangelical religious leaders.  These leaders comprise his Evangelical Advisory Board. Attendees...

The Amelia Earhart mystery continues

Aleteia - 3 months 5 days ago
Blogger debunks the newfound "evidence,"Last Sunday, The History Channel aired a new documentary, Amelia Earhart: The Lost Evidence, which followed the legendary last flight of...

Book Notes: "Cinder Allia," a different kind of fairy tale - 3 months 5 days ago
Karen Ullo’s brand new novel, Cinder Allia, is the perfect read for a rainy summer day. A Cinderella story like you’ve never heard it before, Cinder Allia fills in a grim...

Vatican charges two ex-officials over funding for Cardinal Bertone’s apartment 

Vatican Insider - 3 months 5 days ago
The Vatican announced indictments Thursday against Giuseppe Profiti, the former president of the hospital, and Massimo Spina, its former treasurer. The two have been ordered to...

Court Bars Removal of Iraqi Christians and Shiites Until They Get Judicial Hearing

The Religion Clause - 3 months 5 days ago
In Hamama v. Adducci, (ED MI, July 11, 2017), a Michigan federal district court issued an injunction barring the enforcement of removal orders against 1,444 Iraqis-- mostly...

Bishop lauds bill to fight human trafficking

EWTN - US Latest News - 3 months 5 days ago
Washington D.C., Jul 13, 2017 / 05:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- An upgrade to a key anti-trafficking bill passed the U.S. House on Wednesday, and has been praised by one U.S. bishop as...

What’s inside this week’s magazine?

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
Cover story… Damian Thompson says the Church is once again gripped by a 1970s-style factionalism More comment… Marco Tosatti on Cardinal Meisner’s final hours Don’t blame me for...

Sixth-century cell of St Columba discovered

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
Fragments of a wooden hut found on the Scottish island of Iona have been confirmed as the remains of the sixth-century cell of St Columba. St Columba founded a monastery at Iona...

Why is the Equality and Human Rights Commission playing down the role of disabled people?

Catholic Herald - 3 months 5 days ago
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) wants to make its Disability Commissioner, Lord Shinkwin, redundant. Its aim, the EHRC argues, is to do away with the services of...
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