Topic: archbishop

By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND | SAN FRANCISCO — Since February, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s attempt to strengthen Catholic identity at four high schools under his jurisdiction has pl ... discuss

Some Catholics may need a reminder about living out their faith properly, and Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., is issuing that reminder, through a pastoral letter on May 24, on “Being Cath ... discuss

Vatican City, May 29, 2015 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church shouldn’t be afraid of the great changes of the modern world, Pope Francis has said. Rather, the Church should embrace ... discuss

From RealClearReligionBy Russell ShawThe persecution of the Catholic Church and other morally conservative religious bodies has begun in the United States.As predicted, it isn't -- thank God -- bloody ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | WASHINGTON — If the message to the Catholic Church from the recent referendum in Ireland redefining marriage could be expressed in several words it might be ̶ ... discuss

This month PFL focuses on the Fathers of abortion....check out this Life News article His Girlfriend Aborted Their Twin Babies, Now He’s a Pro-Life Priest Working to End Abortion National   ... discuss

The Constitution of Ireland begins: “In the name of the Most Holy Trinity, from Whom is all authority and to Whom, as our final end, all actions both of men and States must be referred, / We, the ... discuss

Vatican City, May 28, 2015 / 09:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a move intended to reach out to Arab pilgrims who make their way to the Eternal City, the Vatican has for the first time published a guideboo ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | LAHORE, Pakistan — Tension and fear have gripped the Christian community in Lahore, Pakistan, after a Muslim mob attacked the community on Sunday after a young Christian ... discuss

Lahore, Pakistan, May 28, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Tension and fear have gripped the Christian community in Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city, after a Muslim mob attacked the community o ... discuss

Vatican City, May 27, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Massive crowds attended Saturday's beatification of early twentieth-century Italian missionary, Sister Irene Stefani, who was known as “mo ... discuss

This report is contributed by John Newton and Marta Petrosillo of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * The Christian quarter of Lahore was attacked by a mob after a mentally handicapped ma ... discuss

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is calling on Catholics to live their Christian identity in public as well as in their own spiritual lives. The cardinal on Sunday issued a pas ... discuss

Father Stephen Imbarrato is a native of New Jersey who was ordained to the priesthood after studying at Holy Apostles Seminary in Connecticut. But before that, he had a brush with abortion in an event ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, May 27, 2015 / 12:27 am (CNA).- For over four centuries, a historical and iconic miraculous statue of Jesus Christ carrying his Cross has become an emblem of passion, struggle and ... discuss

St. Augustine preaching before King EthelbertOn May 27th, we honor St. Augustine of Canterbury, an Italian Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 598. He is not be ... discuss

By Peter Jesserer Smith | On Pentecost Sunday, Archbishop Samuel Aquila made history in the U.S. by announcing that the Archdiocese of Denver would be the first U.S. Latin-rite archdiocese to re ... discuss

Here is the address given by Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Silvano Tomasi at the Climate and Health 68th World Health Assembly meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The text was provided Monday&# ... discuss

was a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in 598. He is considered the "Apostle to the English",a founder of the English Church, and a patron of England.The Christian Church ... discuss

Vatican City, May 25, 2015 / 02:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent interview with an Argentine newspaper, Pope Francis said he misses the “tranquillity of walking in the streets” and that ... discuss

With the recent beautification of Archbishop Oscar Romero I am saddened by the politicization and all the narrative spouting. Although his assassination was made use of and politicized from the start. ... discuss

The leader of Canada's bishops is asking the government to take Catholics into account in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision in February on assisted suicide. In a letter to the Minister ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | SAN SALVADOR — Archbishop Óscar Romero’s beatification is a “cause of great joy” and his elevation to the altars is a call “to sanity and re ... discuss

In a move anticipated since his arrival to the Archdiocese of Denver, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila announced on the solemnity of Pentecost the beginning of the process to restore the sacraments of ... discuss

Rome, Italy, May 25, 2015 / 10:03 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- The Christian message can't be shaken by a national vote, but Ireland’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage is forcing Catho ... discuss

In a letter sent to the Archbishop of San Salvador, Pope Francis expressed his joy at the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero. The martyred prelate's beatification took place in a Mass on Sat ... discuss

The following is a translation of the Holy Father's letter to Archbishop José Luis Escobar Alas, Archbishop of San Salvador, on the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, which took place ... discuss

Image creditCan't put it better than Archbishop Chaput:On this Memorial Day, let’s take time to pause in grateful prayer and remembrance for the men and women of our armed forces who have paid for o ... discuss

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Dublin IrelandReally? Does +Martin actually believe it's the Church that has drifted away? Wow! It isn't the Church that has drifted away. It's been its membership. Th ... discuss

During Pope Francis' Regina Coeli address, Francis drew the world's attention to the 'zealous pastor' and martyr, Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified yesterday in El Salvador. After cel ... discuss

Chanthaburi, Thailand, May 24, 2015 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Scores of Catholic faithful are taking part in the Thailand tour of the sacred relics of St. John XXIII and St. John Paul II. “T ... discuss

Five things you don’t know about Archbishop Oscar Romero | Crux div> ... discuss

San Salvador, El Salvador, May 23, 2015 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his role as Vicar General, Monsignor Ricardo Urioste was one of the closest collaborators of Oscar Romero, the archbishop of San ... discuss

Denver, Colo., May 23, 2015 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an unprecedented change for an archdiocese, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver announced that the Sacraments of Initiation – Baptis ... discuss

By PETER JESSERER SMITH | DENVER — The age of confirmation in the Archdiocese of Denver is being lowered to age 7. The move is part of a restoration by Archbishop Samuel Aquila of the tra ... discuss

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis has said today’s beatification of Archbishop Óscar Romero is a “cause of great joy” and that his elevation to the altars is a call “t ... discuss

San Salvador, El Salvador, May 23, 2015 / 01:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified in El Salvador this morning, with Pope Francis declaring from the Vatican that the martyr's f ... discuss

San Salvador, El Salvador, May 23, 2015 / 11:21 am (CNA).- The beloved Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was beatified El Salvador this weekend amid both celebration and what one critic calls skewed med ... discuss

By Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart I just returned to Aleppo from a trip to the US, where I did my best to explain our situation to American Christians in several major cities on the East Coa ... discuss

By Joan Desmond | In an escalation of the teacher-contract dispute in the San Francisco Archdiocese, a spokesman affiliated with the group opposing Archbishop Cordileone published ... discuss

Archbishop Oscar Romero will be beatified this weekend in his native El Salvador, where he was shot and killed while saying Mass. In the midst of the troubled times in which he lived, he came to R ... discuss

By WILLIAM KILPATRICK | “The more you understand something, the less you fear it.” Well, that’s not exactly what the archbishop said, but the sentiment seems to be the same. W ... discuss

By SIMON ROUGHNEEN | YANGON, Myanmar — Archbishop Charles Maung Bo had barely wrapped up celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Catholic Church’s presence in Myanmar when he got a ... discuss

Vatican City, May 23, 2015 / 07:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the day of Oscar Romero’s beatification in San Salvador, Pope Francis sent a letter to the current archbishop, praising the martyr for ... discuss

By TRENT BEATTIE | NEW YORK — Two cardinals, one archbishop and three bishops, along with numerous priests and lay scholars, will participate in the upcoming Sacra Liturgia USA 2015 confer ... discuss

Here is a homily given last week on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, by Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass in Lourdes on his first pilgrimage to the Marian shrine as Archbishop of Armagh -- At Mas ... discuss

While his enemies, like the Queen of Hearts, call "off with his head," Archbishop Cordileone's supporters gathered at a family picnic recently to celebrate his strong leadership and courage.Hundreds A ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University that the social activist was not converted ... discuss

was born near Glastonbury in the southwest of England about the year 909, ten years after the death of King Alfred. During the Viking invasions of the ninth century, monasteries had been favorite targ ... discuss

The Church and government in El Salvador are preparing together for the beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador taking place this Saturday, reported Fides. Local sour ... discuss

Fort Wayne, Ind., May 20, 2015 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last week, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles told scholars at the Dorothy Day Conference at St. Francis University that the social act ... discuss

This article was published in the Anglican Journal on May 19, 2015.By Adrian RhodesArchbishop Fred Hiltz is correct in saying Anglicans should “…exhibit an unwavering resolve to include those most ... discuss

In Louisiana, abortion activists are doing everything they can to ensure that the citizens of New Orleans don’t find out about Planned Parenthood’s abortion business. In fact, some are resorting t ... discuss

The Catholic Church never suits the particular mood of any age, because it was made for all ages. A Catholic knows that if the Church married the mood of any age in which it lived, it would be a widow ... discuss

Vatican City, May 19, 2015 / 10:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi has said that Bl. Mother Teresa of Calcutta could be canonized during the upcoming Jubilee for Mercy, al ... discuss

The Romero Prayer It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fracti ... discuss

PRESIDENT - BONNER PRENDERGAST HIGH SCHOOL Education: Middle/High School, FT EmployeeArchdiocese of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School 403 ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | Archbishop Cupich of Chicago’s Unconvincing Defense of Marriage by Phil Lawler of Catholic Culture - Big Pulpit Holiness: Purging the Evil from Our Midst – Jeff Mi ... discuss

All of humanity would agree that rape is a horrific crime. Such is the case for the 10-year-old Paraguayan who was raped and impregnated by her stepfather. Regrettably, the international community, in ... discuss

All of humanity would agree that rape is a horrific crime. Such is the case for the 10-year-old Paraguayan who was raped and impregnated by her stepfather. Regrettably, the international community, in ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Fact: the last Republican city council member in Baltimore City left office in 1942. That is 73 years of solid Democrat city councils. Fact: the last Republican mayor of Baltimore Ci ... discuss

Lourdes, France, May 17, 2015 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Military service members’ annual pilgrimage to the Marian shrine of Lourdes can be a time of healing and peace, especially during the 7 ... discuss

On Monday, Louisiana Right to Life and the Nola Needs Peace Coalition will host a “Stand for the 2,844″ Nola Needs Peace Rally next to the Planned Parenthood construction site at 4612 S. C ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | Philadelphia — Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia reacted Wednesday to the deadly train derailment in his city with sadness and prayers. “In the wake of th ... discuss

Vatican City, May 15, 2015 / 11:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address to the bishops of the Central African Republic on Friday focused on the Church's role in fostering reconciliation in the w ... discuss

Aleppo, Syria, May 15, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A four-year civil war in Syria has left a mounting death toll and displaced millions of persons, but one bishop is staying to rebuild the Churc ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 14, 2015 / 03:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The use of armed drones have practical and moral consequences for conflict and warfare – and the government needs to take action to add ... discuss

Vatican City, May 14, 2015 / 01:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, is the new president of Caritas Internationalis. The general assembly of the ‘umbrella& ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., May 14, 2015 / 11:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia reacted Wednesday to the deadly train derailment in his city with sadness and prayers. “ ... discuss

By KEVIN JONES/CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — “Please help us; please pray for us.” These were the words of detained migrants and refugees at a Karnes, Texas, facility who spoke ... discuss

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput expressed his sadness following the derailment of an Amtrak train in the city, that left 7 dead and hundreds wounded. The accident occurred on Tuesday in ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 14, 2015 / 03:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- “Please help us, please pray for us.” These were the words of detained migrants and refugees at a Karnes, Texas facility who spok ... discuss

Rome, Italy, May 13, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Maronite Archbishop Joseph Soueif of Cyprus, one of two candidates to be the next president of Caritas International, has said that caring for cr ... discuss

Vatican City, May 12, 2015 / 03:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis told global representatives of Caritas International that true service is about welcoming God and others, and called the ... discuss

the Abbot of Louth in Lincolnshire, was elected to the See of Canterbury in AD 790, through the influence of King Offa of Mercia who wished to find archiepiscopal support for his kingdom's interests. ... discuss

Contact: Mike Virgintino, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, 914-941-7636 ext 2219 MARYKNOLL, N.Y., May 11, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- In anticipation of the beatification ceremony of Archbishop Oscar ... discuss

Lovely Lady     dressed in blue,Teach me     how to pray!God was just     your little Boy,Tell me     what to say!Did yo ... discuss

Credit:  www. spreadshirt.comI use to be a political junkie. I listened constantly to talk radio and watched political talk shows every night. The aim of all this political talk was and still is ... discuss

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Vatican City, May 8, 2015 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In tune with his knack for making history, Pope Francis' Year for Mercy will include things no other jubilee has: worldwide “missionaries o ... discuss

Archbishop Romero and Liberation Theology | Daily News | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

When Pope Francis canonizes Junípero Serra during his trip to the US this September, he will be sending an important message to immigrants, says Archbishop José Gomez of Los A ... discuss

Here below is the statement by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See, to the United Nations at the Security Council Open Debate in New Yo ... discuss

Vatican City, May 7, 2015 / 03:19 pm (CNA).- On Thursday Pope Francis demonstrated his keen interest in uniting sports with faith, telling members of Italy's Lazio club not to let training or competit ... discuss

Washington D.C., May 7, 2015 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Prayer is sorely needed as existential threats face faith, the family, and religious liberty in the U.S., Catholic leaders insisted at a praye ... discuss

Here are the speaking notes for an address given Wednesday by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin at a consultation day for diocesan communications officers. * * * I think that I should begin b ... discuss

By FILIP MAZURCZAK | Since Archbishop Oscar Romero’s martyrdom in San Salvador’s cathedral while saying Mass in 1980, his legacy as a courageous pastor who gave his life defending th ... discuss

Dublin, Ireland, May 7, 2015 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Both Pope Francis’ clear affirmation of marriage as a union of a man and a woman and his efforts to reach out to those who reject this a ... discuss

Father Boquet and Father Rafael Wanjohi Like all nations, Kenya is in desperate need of more pro-life doctors, lawyers, teachers, and civic leaders. Men and women in these key professions have great i ... discuss

The Vatican has released a prayer and logo for the Extraordinary Year of Mercy called by Pope Francis. During a press conference held Tuesday in the Vatican press office, Archbishop Salvatore ... discuss

Vatican City, May 5, 2015 / 06:02 pm (CNA).- Two sources who work in Vatican charities told CNA on Tuesday that Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila will likely be elected next week as head of Caritas Intern ... discuss

Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga, archbishop of Tegucigalpa met with hundreds of Mexican and Central American immigrants held in a detention center in Texas. According to Fides, the Honduran prelate was ac ... discuss

Pope Francis has named Auxiliary Bishop Denis Grondin of Quebec as the archbishop of Rimouski, Quebec. He succeeds Archbishop Pierre-André Fournier who died in office January 10 ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., May 5, 2015 / 04:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After unrest erupted in Baltimore following the death of 25 year-old Freddie Gray, Catholics stepped up to restore their communities and pray f ... discuss

Vatican City, May 5, 2015 / 02:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians in pursuit of unity should not be afraid to broach potential areas of disagreement such as marriage, family, and sexuality, Pope Franc ... discuss

Vatican City, May 5, 2015 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Vicar of Christ to the entire world, yet still a son of his homeland: Pope Francis continues to be attentive to Argentina, as shown by the news t ... discuss

Whether it's Pope Francis' collaborator on the upcoming encyclical, Cardinal Peter Appiah Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace or Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop ... discuss

Sydney, Australia, May 4, 2015 / 10:07 am (CNA).- The Australian bishops joined their voices to the international condemnation of the Indonesian government's execution of foreign drug traffickers last ... discuss

Ahead of Pope Francis' Apostolic Visit to the United States in September, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, says that "to hear the true story of Junipero Serra is a blessin ... discuss

Cardinal Nichols meets homosexual group QUEST, March 2015The Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Cardinal Nichols, is scheduled to celebrate Mass for “LGBT Catholics Westminster” at the Church of t ... discuss

May 4 is the feast of St. Florian, a third century Roman military officer stationed in Austria, who openly professed his Christianity during the persecution of Diocletian.St. Florian was an officer of ... discuss

Vatican City, May 2, 2015 / 05:44 pm (CNA).- The Synod of Bishops began receiving in April responses to a questionnaire that had been sent to dioceses the world over in preparation for October's Synod ... discuss

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Washington D.C., May 2, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case challenging the use of the lethal injection in the United States, following a ... discuss

The attack on Archbishop Cordileone for daring to uphold Catholic teaching in his schools and for supporting Fr. Joseph Illo's decision to use only altar boys continues. What's the archbishop's latest ... discuss

Pope Francis expressed his condolences following the death of Cardinal Giovanni Canestri, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova. He passed away several months before his 97thbirthday. In a telegram sent to ... discuss

Here is the April 29 statement by Archbishop Bernadito C. Auza, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York, at the Ninth Review Conference of the Treaty ... discuss

Santiago, Chile, Apr 30, 2015 / 03:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Facing devastation from the unexpected eruption of the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile, Archbishop Cristian Caro of Puerto Montt, one of th ... discuss

Barcelona, Spain, Apr 30, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Though the renowned Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi died nearly 90 years ago and his best-known work remains under construction, the beauty o ... discuss

(also Ercenwald, Erkenwald or Erconwald; died 693) was Bishop of London in the Anglo-Saxon Christian church between 675 and 693.Erkenwald was born at Lindsey and was supposedly of royal ancestry. Erke ... discuss

Contact: Elizabeth S. Chouldjian, 703-585-8254 cell, 202-0775-1918 MEDIA ADVISORY, April 28, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- WHAT: Press conference announcing lawsuit filed in the Turkish Constitutional ... discuss

In a somewhat unusual alliance, "35 religious leaders representing Catholic, evangelical, Pentecostal, Orthodox and Mormon churches" have issued an "Open Letter ... to All in Positions of Public Servi ... discuss

By:  Lauretta Brown (CNSNews.com) – Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. read ... discuss

Resulta incomprensible que haya quién se extrañe de que en la arquidiócesis de San Francisco, California, el obispo haya pedido algo lógico a las escuelas católicas: que quienes trabajen en ellas ... discuss

It's good to read today in EWTN news the robust rejection of the culture of death by a leading Colombian archbishop:"A top Colombian archbishop warned that if the country's government persists in forc ... discuss

Today, Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, has kindly written the following account of the growing Nigerian pro-life movement: When I was asked by the co-founder of Culture of Life Africa, Obian ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 23, 2015 / 05:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Thursday that Fr. Brendan Cahill, Vicar for Clergy in the archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been named bishop for the ... discuss

I'm sure it's only coincidence, as the Holy Father is continuing a series of Wednesday Audiences on the family, but a week after a group of known dissenters  styling themselves "Prominent Catholi ... discuss

Antonia Tully, SPUC's Safe at School co-ordinator, and Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC's youth organiser, spoke last week at major pro-life conference in Nigeria organised by the bishops of Ibadan Province. Anto ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Today we remember St. Anselm of Canterbury, monk, theologian, archbishop, and Doctor of the Church. He is also known as "the Father of Scholasticism." Here's a quote from o ... discuss

21 April AD 1109 Known as the father of medieval Scholasticism, Anselm was born in Italy in 1033. Most closely associated with England, he first served as prior and abbot of the Benedictine Abbey in ... discuss

A recently-published study suggests that access to morning-after pills leads to higher rates of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs). The study was authored by Dr Karen Mulligan, associate profess ... discuss

While this may be a little dated, the full effect of what will come out of Archbishop Cupich in Chicago has not yet been felt.  Here is what this man did previously.From the Blog of CathCon:The s ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.Welcome to another iteration of my irregular, quick-draw, short news commentary. Let's get going.The canonical visitation of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (L ... discuss

" ... I started jumping up and down at the bus stop with excitement ... "Find out why ... and support the March for Life in Birmingham on 16th May which is being  attended by Archbishop Bernard L ... discuss

This is a guest post by David Martin:Of the many blunders of recent Vatican history, one that stands out is the Vatican's February 25th decision to open up the process for the beatification of Latin A ... discuss

According to the Catholic Calendar in place in 1954, today (April 16th) was a ferial day that also was noted as the Feast of St. Benedict Joseph Labre (Mass in Some Places).  As I have poste ... discuss

Controversy appears to have adopted a different framework, and we now have a new adaptation of what it means to be outside the mainstream. I am referring to San Franciscos archbishop, Salvatore Cor ... discuss

Liam Gibson addressesthe Dungannon political seminarOver the weekend I was speaking at a pro-life political seminar in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, in connection with the forthcoming general election. ... discuss

Among all of the elements of devotion to The Divine Mercy requested by our Lord through Sr. Faustina, the Feast of Mercy holds first place. The Lord's will with regard to its establishment was already ... discuss

A vial of blood turned into liquid? You can tell by his low he's trying ... discuss

 Father Z, you recently did a post on his blog entitled, "'Pause' for a moment to see Michael Voris’ new project." The subject of this post was a new project in which Michael Voris will choose ... discuss

Clueless protesters in San Francisco prove Archbishop Cordileone's point | Catholic World Report - Global Church news and views div> ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, "speaking rather bluntly," has some strong remarks for the LCWR leadership on the doctrinal assessment, on the honoring of Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and on the LCWR's infatuatio ... discuss

Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, "There are not a hundred people in America who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions of people who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church."T ... discuss

  DARKNESS It was Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm.  Our Everett 40 Days for Life prayer had just started. I crossed the driveway to view the Planned Parenthood parking lot.  ... discuss

Concepcion, Chile, Mar 27, 2015 / 05:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Both the Archbishop of Concepcion and the apostolic nuncio to Chile have maintained that Pope Francis understood all the facts in the case ... discuss

Vatican City, Mar 27, 2015 / 11:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis stopped by to visit with 150 of Rome’s homeless in the Sistine Chapel after they were invited for dinner and a private tour b ... discuss

VIDEO: Kampen Boys Choir, The Netherlands.+    +    +“JUDICA ME, DEUS, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta: ab homine iniquo et doloso eripe me: quia ... discuss

The façade must be maintained at all costs. You can never be allowed to see the man behind the curtain because once the light is shined on all this, it all comes tumbling down – immediately recogni ... discuss

When I read the article in the Catholic Leaven, my heart skipped a beat. Catholics in the archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas, are going to stop Planned Parenthood. They are going to shut down Planned ... discuss

March 17, 2015 If I have any worth, it is to live my life for God so as to teach these peoples.   St. PatrickDear Msgr. Brennan: I write this letter with deep regret for the way ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the feast of Saint Patrick (387-493), the patron saint of Ireland. It is on the Emerald Isle that today is both a national and religious holiday. At one time, the bars woul ... discuss

Can faithful Catholics and Biblical evangelicals accept same-sex marriage?[1] I assert that it cannot be accepted within the Magisterium of the Catholic Church nor Biblical Christians.[2] Quite t ... discuss

Protest march at OU. (Photo source: Legal Insurrection.)When an unapologetically über-conservative man and a hard-core leftist woman agree on a point, you can almost bet your life savings the truth i ... discuss

With Brian Wilson, August 1988The latest issue of the London Catholic Herald features my article "Nowadays, Chastity Is the Ultimate Rebellion," in which I discuss my past life as a rock journalist an ... discuss

Without warning, we here at man with black hat went on hiatus, for reasons to be explained herein. So much has happened in the Church and in the world during this time, much of which in the former rea ... discuss

Another one for the Opposite Files:OK to fire someone for their moral beliefs.Not OK to fire someone for their moral beliefs.Well, I guess that makes sense, since Mozilla is all about morality and the ... discuss

Okay. This time will DEFINITELY be my last post here. But just had to acknowledge one last thing on my almost blogiversary.Two days from today, Saturday, 7 March, will be the 10th anniversary of this ... discuss

Cardinal Marx: "Social media force us to listen to people"The Catholic Church in Germany will be more open to social media. "The world of social media is not a threat but a challenge," said the chairm ... discuss

The German Bishops Conference addressed itself to a long process of talks about marriage and family by giving plenty of room for the local church. The chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardi ... discuss

German Catholics need "courage for new thinking". This was supported by the chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx. Faith could not be forced and bequeathed readily from ge ... discuss

St. Gregory PalamasQuestion: "To be Orthodox, must a person hold to the distinction in God between essence and energies?"Let me first ask a slightly different question: to be Orthodox, must a person u ... discuss

Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle of Accra, Ghana talking about Ideological Colonialism (the blackmailing of Catholic medical institutions by the UN, NGOs, and World Bank, because they refuse to prefo ... discuss

by Archbishop Charles Chaput – If human laws do not reflect the deeper law of God, there is little chance of survival. That is why people of faith must participate in politics and public life be ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... discuss

Vatican City, Feb 8, 2015 / 10:37 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked the Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking by calling on governments to remove this “shameful wound̶ ... discuss

Valladolid, Spain, Feb 8, 2015 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Ricardo Blazquez Perez' friends say one of his first decisions as Archbishop of Valladolid was to set aside part of his salary to ... discuss

Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 26, 2015 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Against the background of continuing attacks by radical Islamist group Boko Haram, bishops in Nigeria are appealing for military aid from Wes ... discuss

Abortion, euthanasia, domestic abuse, gang related violence, terrorism, murder, mass shootings, expressions of hatred or racism and other acts contrary to the dignity of persons… all of these crimes ... discuss

The Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Schönborn is fighting for the preservation of the King Abdullah Centre, based in Vienna, that is financed by Saudi Arabia,   It is not at all clear what activ ... discuss

CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2015 /Christian Newswire -- The 10th Anniversary of the March for Life Chicago, on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. (Central), will share multiple perspectives of the pro-life st ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 6, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Months after being named to replace Cardinal Raymond Burke as head of the Apostolic Signatura, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will be among those ... discuss

Characteristically, during the Christmas-New Year season, I spend more time in my office than the rest of the year, when I am traveling constantly. The travels actually resume again for me this Thursd ... discuss

“On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, five gold rings ...”The fifth day's gift of gold rings (or "golden rings" in some versions) refers not to gold jewelry, but to a characteri ... discuss

Yesterday I saw the front cover of Chicago Magazine featured this headline story: Catholics at a Crossroads: More Chicagoans than ever are leaving the church. Can new archbishop Blase Cupich change th ... discuss

Here is the homily delivered by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland at Christmas Eve midnight Mass in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh *** A few weeks a ... discuss

It is the mornOf Christmas    Eve,Scrambled eggs    I cook.Advent's    Sunday,Fourth and lastMost fasting    now forsook.The birds outsideAr ... discuss

Seems that standing up for Catholic orthodoxy is a no-no these days at Marquette University in Milwaukee. Well, it's a Jesuit school, after all, so who can be surprised?What's the beef? Marquette susp ... discuss

 (Russian: Иоанн Кронштадтский) (October 19, 1829, Sura, Arkhangelsk–December 20, 1908, Kronstadt) was a Russian Orthodox Christian presbyter and a member of the synod of the ... discuss

On Saturday, Pope Francis received in audience a Delegation of the Friends of Gabriel Rosset and of the Foyer Notre-Dame des Sans-Abri, from the Archdiocese of Lyon, France, accompanied by the archbis ... discuss

In an update to my posts on the topic, I also have these titles for sale.  Prices include shipping.  Please email me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com for more information or to order.T ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

Communion rail, Church of the Holy Ghost, Tiverton, RI(© 2012 Fr. Jay Finelli)The new pastor of the Windy City, my fellow Omahan the Most Rev. Blase Cupich, didn’t wait too long to start the usual ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will:... amend the Education Code ... discuss

Father Juan Ignacio Molina, a Jesuit priest from Chile, was a naturalist, geographer, and historian whose work so benefited his home country that they named a city after him and put his face on a stam ... discuss

Again. This time in a letter to the StarTribune:Image: Mark Kartarik, City PagesAs a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, I would ask our archbishop, John Nienstedt, to prayerfully c ... discuss

Recently a number of letters have been sent to the Holy See, some of them from prominent figures in political and ecclesial life, explaining the confusion that has been created in various countries, e ... discuss

With the Patrick Kennedy Communion flap and the recent action of the Bishops of Spain having opened up the issue of denying communion to pro-abortion politicians, it is worthwhile to review the p ... discuss

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron led parishioners of the archdiocese in a pro-life prayer march in front of two abortion facilities on Saturday, November 21st. The prayer march was preceded by an ear ... discuss

This is a more coherent recap & expansion on my earlier blog post on regulations, and why they undermine the Personhood of the unborn child -- "How We Compromise Ourselves."I do not question the well- ... discuss

The mood at my home church this Easter was anything but joyful. We tried to celebrate, we really did, but it was a success just to hold back the tears. Five days earlier, two much-loved high school se ... discuss

I applaud the sincerity of Roman Catholics for Obama and their desire to use the US Catholic Bishops' guidance on the responsibility of Catholic voters (Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship). ... discuss

A panel of 15 religious, business, political and agricultural leaders urged President George W. Bush to push for comprehensive immigration legislation in a March 23 White House meeting.Denver Archbish ... discuss

A supposedly Roman Catholic archbishop actually said that and his statement was even published in the website of the archdiocese.  Yes, you read that right.Salzburg archbishop Franz Lackner, (pic ... discuss

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Top story: Abortion industry calls for law to create "access zones" against pro-life vigils outside abortion centres The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), one of the UK's largest abortion pr ... discuss

A special day set aside in our nation to give thanks to God for all His gifts to us.Thanksgiving has a long history in our country, but the theme of giving thanks goes much further back in history, as ... discuss

The annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference for Life in Washington D.C. will be held on Saturday, January 24, just after the March for Life.   The conference features great speakers and break-o ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Nov 18, 2014 / 04:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ official confirmation of a visit to Philadelphia in 2015 has stoked great Catholic enthusiasm and prompted hopes that a ... discuss

If you haven’t been following the story of Cdl. Raymond L. Burke’s transfer from Cardinal Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the High Court of the Catholic Church, if you will) to Patron of the S ... discuss

Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, "There are not a hundred people in America who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions of people who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church."T ... discuss

Charles Joseph Wotjtyła was born in 1920 in Wadowice, Poland. After his ordination to the priesthood and theological studies in Rome, he returned to his homeland and resumed various pastoral and ac ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

Your Excellencies:"Typically, obstetrician-gynecologists practicing in Catholic hospitals and physician office buildings owned by Catholic hospitals provide prescriptions for contraceptives to their ... discuss

Sculptor Sister Mary Paula Beierschmitt, I.H.M., founder of the American Academy of the Sacred Arts in South Philadelphia and friend to the pro-life movement, died suddenly on September 28, 2013.  B ... discuss

Rev. Mark G. Swope, Coordinator of Ethics Program and Ethicist Holy Redeemer Health System1648 Huntingdon PikeMeadowbrook, Pa 19046 mswope@holyredeemer.com Philip Boyle, Ph.D., VP of M ... discuss

Credit:  sites.google.comMost of us read "Catcher In The Rye" by JD Salinger at some point in our adolescence. I think I was 16 when I read it. It has become a classic American novel. It has m ... discuss




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