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Scholars say correction of Francis for ’heresy’ marked by hypocrisy, lack of signatories 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 1 hour ago
A few dozen Catholics have publicly accused Pope Francis of committing heresy, claiming in a 25-page letter issued Sept. 24 that the pontiff’s 2016 apostolic exhortation Amoris...

Daily Reading for Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 HD

Catholic Online - Featured News - 1 day 2 hours ago
Reading 1, Ezra 9:5-9 5 At the evening sacrifice I came out of my stupor and, falling on my knees in my torn clothes and cloak, stretched out my ...

When God Gives You More Than You Can Handle

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 2 hours ago
Copyright 2017 Amanda Torres. All rights reserved. New death reopens unhealed wounds. The coarsest salt. There is a heaviness on my heart. It is where I bury my sorrows when I don...

Francis to launch Caritas “Share the Journey” migration campaign. 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 2 hours ago
Next Wednesday during the general audience, Pope Francis will launch the Caritas Internationalis “Share the Journey” Campaign. The initiative involves all Caritas in the world and...

Why I am grateful for every stranger’s “blessing” on my large family

Aleteia - 1 day 2 hours ago
Maybe all the "God bless you"s from strangers effect grace in our lives, even the ones that come with an eye roll.It was an early fall day. The smell of pencil dust seemed to fill...

Objective Form and Subjective Experience: The Benedictine/Jesuit Controversy, Revisited

New Liturgical Movement - 1 day 2 hours ago
Almost three years ago, I published an article here entitled “The Ironic Outcome of the Benedictine–Jesuit Controversy,” which in rewritten form became part of chapter 5, “...

Jesuit in Puerto Rico says hurricane devastation is ‘apocalyptic’

Franciscan Media - 1 day 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNS) — It took a couple of days for Jesuit Father Flavio Bravo to venture out and survey the devastation of Hurricane Maria, with its torrential rain and winds of 155...

Blessed Herman the Crippled

Communio - 1 day 2 hours ago
Today is the feast day of Blessed Herman the Cripple (also known as Hermannus Contractus, or Herman of Reichenau, 1013-1054), monk, 11th century scholar, composer, musical...

Pope Francis’ prayer for “humiliated and abused” women 

Vatican Insider - 1 day 3 hours ago
The Pope strongly reaffirms his closeness to women who suffer violence of all kinds. He does so in a Mass at Casa Santa Marta, praying “for all exploited, humiliated and abused...

Trump Issues New, More Targeted Version of Travel Ban

The Religion Clause - 1 day 3 hours ago
President Trump yesterday issued a Proclamation (full text) (press release) (White House background document) setting out a more targeted version of his travel ban.  The travel...

Trump administration announces changes to travel ban

EWTN - US Latest News - 1 day 3 hours ago
Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2017 / 06:16 pm (EWTN News).- Just weeks before the Supreme Court was to hear a challenge to the Trump administration's travel ban, the administration...

EEOC Sues Doctor Over Required Bible Sessions For Employees

The Religion Clause - 1 day 3 hours ago
The EEOC last week filed suit against a Texas physician who required employees to attend daily meetings involving Bible study and the application of religious principles to...

California Lions Club Sues To Control Cross In Park

The Religion Clause - 1 day 3 hours ago
According to the East Bay Times, on Sept. 11 the Albany, California Lion's Club filed suit in federal court against the city and several city officials in a dispute involving a 20...

Court Says Private Investigator Invaded Privacy of Buddhist Temple

The Religion Clause - 1 day 3 hours ago
In Vo v. Mason, (CA App., Sept. 19, 2017), a California state appellate court held that plaintiff Thuy Thanh Vo was likely to prevail on her state constitutional invasion of...

Book Notes: Ignite

CatholicMom.com - 1 day 3 hours ago
Subtitled “Read the Bible like never before,” CatholicMom.com contributor Sonja Corbitt and Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers’ book Ignite (Servant Books, 2017) challenges both...

Recent Articles of Interest

The Religion Clause - 1 day 3 hours ago
From SSRN: Rahman Apalara, Striking a Balance: Freedom of Expression and the Prohibition of Hate Speech and Offensive Remarks, (September 11, 2017). Nadia N. Sawicki, A Common Law...

So, how big is the universe, really?

Aleteia - 1 day 3 hours ago
Spoiler alert: pretty big. According to the Business Insider Science channel on YouTube, the American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, and astrobiologist Carl Sagan once...

Pope's homily at Mass for the Vatican Gendarme Corps (full text) (Holy See Press Office)

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 day 4 hours ago
“It is true, you must seek the Lord and do everything to find Him; but the important thing is that it is He Who is searching for you,” Pope Francis preached on September 24.
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