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 I hold the Magna Carta as a sacred document. It is part of our Canadian 800 year history of freedom and liberty. My friends John Robson  and Brigitte Pellerin, are making a documentary on t ... discuss

An article appeared in the Washington Times under the heading “Texas professor teaches students tea party akin to Nazi party.” A psychology professor (named Armstrong) at South Texas College drew ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 18 min. 50 sec. | 8.46 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 641 Proper of Seasons: 140 Psalter: Sunday, We ... discuss

Author and monk Thomas Merton would have turned 100 years old on Saturday. He continues to be considered a leading Catholic thinker of the modern Church, on themes ranging from spirituality and prayer ... discuss

The Church’s patrimony regarding families is enormous, says Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, and that is why the Church is a type of Noah’s ark to save families in a troubled world. The presi ... discuss

This report is contributed by Robert Clarke of Alliance Defending Freedom. -- Recently, the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment in Paradiso and Campanelli v. Italy, which r ... discuss

Chiara Lubich: Pope sends a message as her beatification process opens She was considered one of the most influential people in the modern day Church. To view the video click here URL:  http: ... discuss

Father Robert Barron is the founder of the global ministry, Word on Fire, and the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary. He is the creator of the award winning documentary series, "Cat ... discuss

A Musical on St. Peter: Showing the life and mystery of the Church's first Pope It tells the story of Peter as seen through the eyes of Jesus. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romer ... discuss

He said that they live their faith without  enthusiasm. To view the video click here http://www.romereports.com/pg160161-pope-s-mass-what-is-a-lukewarm-christian-en ... discuss

BI-LINGUAL FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT Healthcare/Medicine, FT EmployeeLife Choices Women's Clinic (Phoenix, AZ)We are currently recruiting a Bilingual English/Spanish Front Office Assistant for a part- to ... discuss

The Vatican today released Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for February. The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for this month is: “That prisoners, especially the young, may be a ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan Last November, Republicans grew their strength in Congress to levels unseen since 1946. What united the party and rallied the nation was the GOP’s declared resolve to stand ... discuss

Your Eminences, Your Excellencies, Dear Brothers in Christ, With great joy I welcome you, the members of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Chu ... discuss

Univ. of New Orleans was the focal point that marked the beginningof National School Choice Week. Gov. Bobby Jindal is preparing toadvance an education reform agenda which makes School Choicescholarsh ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. What is a man If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. Sure, He that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and aft ... discuss

(19 November 1600 – 30 January 1649) was King of England, King of Scotland and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution.Charles famously engaged in a struggle for power with the Parlia ... discuss

This is the abortion ban we need to pursue in Canada:Now, NRLC is pressing forward with an abortion ban that would protect even younger babies. Kansas, where Republicans control all three branches of ... discuss

Here is the latest column by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, reprinted from the Southern Nebraska Register. -- Franciscan missionaries first arrived in Florida more than 450 years a ... discuss

A Caritas Internationalis representative warned the UN that refugees from the Central African Republic will suffer if aid isn’t increased this year. Mgsr. Robert J Vitillo,thehead of Caritas I ... discuss

In his excellent book Civilization and Ethics, a penetrating analysis of the various religions and philosophies of the world, Schweitzer says this: “In contrast to these monistic-pantheistic world-v ... discuss

In a crowded Cathedral and streamed via Internet  in five Continents, Cause of Beatification and Canonization of Chiara Lubich was opened in a ceremony presided over by the Bishop Raffaello Marti ... discuss

“I would like the genuine joy that the children expressed to him not make one forget the scandal of evil that strikes them every day,” explained Father Matthieu Dauchez. The Director of ... discuss

An Archbishop from Kurdish northern Iraq grappling with the influx of more than 120,000 Christians fleeing ISIS is to come to London to plead their cause. Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil is due to ... discuss

The saint of the day for January 29th is St. Gildas the Wise, a sixth century British monk.Gildas was born in Scotland around the year 516 to a noble British family. He was educated in Wales under St. ... discuss

(1825–62) was a Church of England bishop of Central Africa. He is commemorated in some Anglican Church Calendars. He was born at Portmore, Peeblesshire, Scotland, the ninth son of Colin Mackenzie an ... discuss

Daawat-e-Ishq- Basically family friendly, IMO, although you may feel differently. Director Habib Faisal Cast Aditya Roy Kapur Parineeti Chopra Anupam Kher Karan Wahi One sentence summary: Rom Com Boll ... discuss

The chairs of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and Committee on Pro-life Activities welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 23 announcement that it would review the drug ... discuss

This afternooon’s celebration in the Cathedral of Frascati marks a great feast. Following the celebration of Vespers, Bishop Raffaello Martinelli will open the process of the Cause of Beatificat ... discuss

What the world and families need is a renewal of faith. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, made this observation during a Jan. 24th Mass he p ... discuss

Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience today at the Paul VI Audience Hall. --- --- --- Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! We continue ... discuss

26 January AD 1915; transferred to 28 January* Matthias Loy (1828-1915) was born on 17 March to Matthias and Christina Loy, a pair of German immigrants. The family lived in near-poverty in Cumberland ... discuss

The 2001 BBC film Conspiracy can be viewed on YouTube. The film opens servants preparing a great feast in an elegant mansion. Next, we see a snowy scene, looking down upon a forested lakeside villa Th ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you in Jesus Christ.John L. Allen wrote an intriguing piece over at Crux which I think you all should read. It is titled Apocalyptic beliefs may explain why Francis ... discuss

Boko Haram is determined to take its jihadist campaign beyond Nigeria. Its next targets include Niger, where—as reported in an email message from a woman religious working as a missionary in the ... discuss

Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, archbishop of Seoul, will ordain 25 deacons as priests for the Archdiocese of Seoul and three deacons from religious orders on February 6 at the Olympic Gymnas ... discuss

The Little Warrior St Therese said, “Whenever my enemy provokes me to combat, I try to behave like a soldier.” She reminds us that spiritual warfare is part of the contract when we are bap ... discuss

Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: I understand that technically anyone, even a woman, ca ... discuss

The Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff has published the following calendar of liturgical celebrations at which the Holy Father will preside from February to April:  FEBRU ... discuss

  Random thoughts as we age … The biggest lie I tell myself is …”I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.” Wouldn’t it be great if we could put ourselves in the dryer for ten ... discuss

Sara Erenhalt (née  Flaks) (born 1923) used to live with her family in Przemyśl. In 1941 she married Leon Patera. Soon their first child was born. A tragic twist of fate made her and he ... discuss

Here is the text of Pope Francis' Lenten Message for2015, which reflects on the theme: "Make your hearts firm" (James 5:8). * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a time of renewal for the who ... discuss

In recent days I have been amazed and sickened by some of the vicious comments I have heard directed at Chris Kyle, the soldier portrayed in the new movie American Sniper, and I felt I could help peop ... discuss

I’m indebted to my good friend Mark Tooley of the Institute on Religion and Democracy for this excellent reminder of the 50th Anniversary of Winston Churchill’s funeral. Fifty years ago, a ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily given Sunday by Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, primate of All Ireland, for Catholic Schools Week 2015. Catholic Schools Week 2015 is underway this week i ... discuss

He has received a formal invitation on behalf of the Jewish community of Rome. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160063-the-synagogue-visited-by-two-popes-and-that- ... discuss

The Pope led the Vespers prayer to mark the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160074-pope-on-christian-unity-it-takes ... discuss

Days after coming back from the Philippines, he thanked a group for being a testimony of faith. To see the video, click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160076-not-more-doves-balloons-rel ... discuss

Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston and chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion I ... discuss

The feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, Feb. 8, has been designated as the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking. Last year, the U.S. bishops’  Committ ... discuss

Pope Francis appointed Capuchin Fr. Ivica Petanjak as bishop of Krk, Croatia. The diocese has a population of some 40,000, and 35,500 of them are Catholic. They are served by about 80 priests a ... discuss

by E. Ray Clendenen Although not as versatile as some words (such as run), the word faithful can mean different things in different contexts. It can refer to “loyalty,” the quality o ... discuss

The Instruction "Dignitas Connubii" can help ministers of the court to streamline annulment proceedings that are "often perceived by married couples as long and tiresome".  These were the senti ... discuss

On Saturday, Pope Francis received the participants of the International Congress on Canon Law held in Rome from January 22-24, 2015 at the Pontifical Gregorian University, on the theme: Dignitas Conn ... discuss

Pope Francis received in audience the participants in the Ecumenical Colloquium of Religious Men and Women, promoted and organized by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies ... discuss

I am currently sitting on my bed, laptop on my lap, with Love by the Book (Hallmark's latest movie; I'm a sucker for these movies) playing in the background, eyes groggy, and feeling unhappy that I mi ... discuss

Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's homily at the celebration of Vespers on the conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The prayer service took place at the Bas ... discuss

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” As ... discuss

March for Life 2015 -- Rally on the National MallGo HERE for More Photos.Please join me and other Catholic bloggers at RAnn’s Place for Sunday Snippets, where we share our blog posts from the previo ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 7.79 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 1012 Proper of Saints: 1332 (canticle ... discuss

I stumbled upon a pretty awesome articulation of the theology of priestly celibacy from the 7th century. This defense of priestly celibacy from the patristic era is a very pithy and theologically load ... discuss

I stumbled across this online while looking up something else. It’s from Henry Fielding’s  History of Tom Jones, a Foundling: “To prevent therefore, for the future, such intemperate ... discuss

From the Funeral Sermon on Henry VII.FORASMUCH as this honourable audience now is here assembled to prosecute the funeral observances and ceremonies about this most noble prince late our king and sove ... discuss

University students in Homs were the target of a terror attack that left 15 people dead and at least 50 injured, according to a priest based in the city when the blast took place. The car bomb explo ... discuss

Catholic bishops in Sri Lanka assessed the most recent visit of Pope Francis to their country with both gratitude and great confidence, as they continue welcoming the change in government. “Th ... discuss

This year’s theme, for the 49th World Day of Social Communications, is: “Communicating the family: a privileged place of encounter with the gift of love.” It follows the process of t ... discuss

Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of choice ... discuss

Americans by the millions are still tuning in to watch Downton Abbey — now in its fifth season — eager to enjoy the continuation of the saga of the Earl and Countess of Grantham and thei ... discuss

The Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized the miracles, heroic virtues and martyrdom of several religious men, including the American founder of the Sisters of Mary and Brot ... discuss

Divine Mercy Picture is one of the most famous pictures of Jesus in the world. This picture was revealed to Sister Faustina Kowalska, at the time when her confessor and spiritual director was Fr. Mich ... discuss

The following is a translation of the Holy Father’s address to the judges, lawyers and officials of the Tribunal of the Roman Rota on the occasion of the solemn opening of the Judicial Year. * ... discuss

During an audience with the Tribunal of the Roman Rota, Pope Francis encouraged judges to provide “real access to the justice of the Church” in cases of marriage annulment. The Holy Fath ... discuss

Pope says weddings, sacraments should be free - English - ANSA.it div> ... discuss

The following is the third and final part of the Holy Father's press conference with journalists on his return flight from Manila on Monday. The translation was provided by Catholic News Age ... discuss

In his homily as Casa Santa Marta this morning, Pope Francis said that the Sacrament of Confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to remove a stain, but an encounter with God who never tires of ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 12.15 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 651 Proper of Seasons: 98 Psalter: Friday, Week II, 937 Office of Re ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley delivered Wednesday at the March for Life Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washignton D.C.. Cardinal O'Mall ... discuss

Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders of 25 national religious organizations wrote to President Obama today urging “a renewed, determined U.S. effort, in coordination with the Quartet, to work wi ... discuss

Here is the latest column by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska, reprinted from the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * I cannot imagine a crowd of seven million people. The number is so large ... discuss

Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protec ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 22, 2015 / 09:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As massive crowds of pro-life advocates gathered for the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Pope Francis on Thursday tweeted a short message of ... discuss

Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address during his audience with the Ecumenical Delegation of Finland, who are in Rome for their annual pilgrimage to celebrate the feast ... discuss

The following is the second part of the Holy Father's press conference with journalists on his return flight from Manila on Monday. The translation was provided by Catholic News Agency. Pa ... discuss

The Philippines lived the preparation for the Holy Father’s visit “with much anticipation, enthusiasm and hope.” The people welcomed this event wholeheartedly and it awakened in ever ... discuss

Here is the text of the address delivered by Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, to the Episcopal Conference of Vietnam during his pastoral visit t ... discuss

He was born at Huesca but lived in Zaragoza (Saragossa in English; also in the Aragon region of Spain) and is also known as Saint Vincent the Deacon. The title "deacon" (diakonos) means minister or se ... discuss

A Container for Holy ChrismQuestion: "Someone has been insisting to me that the Russian Orthodox Church recognizes the validity of the Sacraments of the Roman Church. And in fact, have since at least ... discuss

Austin, Texas, Jan 21, 2015 / 04:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed Fr. Daniel Garcia as Auxiliary Bishop of Austin, to assist the diocese's chief shepherd, Bishop Joe Vá ... discuss

This report is contributed by Oliver Maksan of Aid to the Church in Need. -- The Vatican’s diplomatic representative in Iraq, Archbishop Giorgio Lingua, is cautiously optimistic that the Chr ... discuss

Here is the text of an address given Tuesday by Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah. The address was given at an academic congress held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, regardi ... discuss

The Walk for Life West Coast announced that Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, papal nuncio in the United States, will be attending the 11th Annual Walk for Life West Coast in San Francisco this Satu ... discuss

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Pope Francis has named Father Daniel Garcia, a priest of the Diocese of Austin, Texas, as auxiliary bishop of the diocese. Father Garcia, 54, is currently the vicar general of the diocese and modera ... discuss

On Tuesday in the case of Holt v. Hobbs, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of a Muslim inmate in an Arkansas state prison who sought to wear a half-inch beard in accordance with his fa ... discuss

Our friend Theresa from Lumina in last month's Aleteia article, "The Coveted Badge of 'Regret Free' Abortion". And what is Aleteia? "From the ancient Greek "Aletheia", "truth", is a worldwide Catholic ... discuss

The following is a translation provided by Catholic News Agency of the Holy Father's press conference with journalists on his return flight from Manila on Monday.  * * * Pope Francis: Fi ... discuss

Cardinal Fernando Filoni says priests must always remember priesthood is a way of life, which requires giving one's entire self for others, being always tied to prayer, and being charitable. During ... discuss

Here is the translation of the Holy Father’s address during his weekly General Audience today at the Paul VI Audience Hall. --- --- --- Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today I will reflect on m ... discuss

This morning, Pope Francis was presented with two lambs that had been blessed earlier in the morning for today's feast of St. Agnes. The presentation took place in the atrium of the Pope’s resid ... discuss

In his weekly General Audience today, Pope Francis reflected on his recent visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, saying that it was a “joyous meeting with the ecclesial communities that give w ... discuss

Kenyan police who tear-gassed schoolchildren protesting the closure of a playground has caused an international uproar.  Children, teachers and activists were demonstrating after the playground ... discuss

PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH UNITY OCTAVEJanuary 18 through 25 Official Octave Prayer (to be recited daily)ANTIPHON: That they all may be one, as Thou, Father, in Me and I in Thee; that they also maybe one ... discuss

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – January 20, 2015 — “We are heading toward a gloomy future unless Tanzanians wake up to the harsh reality that the proposed constitution is the means by which the anti ... discuss

Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Can you explain the liturgical relevance of "gathering spac ... discuss

In light of the attacks, he fears immigrants will face more discrimination abroad. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160001-soon-to-be-cardinal-montenegro-an-immigr ... discuss

When asked about contraception, the Pope said couples should focus on 'responsible parenthood.' To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160003-pope-some-think-that-in-ord ... discuss

ANAK-Tnk estimates that roughly 60,000 Filipino children are victims of prostitution. Para ver el vídeo hacer click aquí URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg160005-find-out-all-about-the- ... discuss

 PBS’s Nonjudgmentalism on Belgian Euthanasia By Wesley J. Smith Well, at least they reported accurately that Belgium doctors euthanize ... discuss

Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines, praised Filipinos for offering the “best hospitality” during Pope Francis’ visit to the country. The Italian pre ... discuss

Here is the text of a message signed by the Patriarchs and leaders of the Christian communities for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. * * * We the Patriarchs and heads of Christian communiti ... discuss

Documents gathered at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, as well as testimonies of eyewitnesses to Fr. Stefan Wyszynski’s activities, reveal that he was directly involved in helping the Jewish people duri ... discuss

O English hearts, what heart can know how spent with labours long ago was England's Church that bore you? The Paths you tread in lane or street,long since were trodden by the feet ... discuss

Following the Pope’s visit to Manila, the Plenary Assembly of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) are currently meeting to discuss the new evangelization and the  ... discuss

Lord God, I thank you today for the gift of my life,And for the lives of all my brothers and sisters.I know there is nothing that destroys more life than abortion,Yet I rejoice that you have conquered ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In The Abolition of Man, C. S. Lewis distinguishes between two statements that illustrate an important moral distinction. To say in response to a waterfall “This is sub ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 19, 2015 / 03:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Jan. 19 flight from Manila to Rome concluding his Asian pilgrimage, Pope Francis discussed what he ... discuss

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU) will jointly host an ecumenical event in the fall of 2016 as a continuation of the process “F ... discuss

This article is provided by Reinhard Backes of Aid to the Church in Need. From providing spiritual support to ensuring preventive care, the Catholic Diocese of Kenema in the eastern part of Sierra ... discuss

The Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon, Louis Raphael I Sako, called on Muslims and Christians to join together against extremism and fundamentalism. The Patriarch gave his address at a conference organi ... discuss

On Sunday, the Pope improvised an address to youth, speaking in Spanish to the hundreds of thousands gathered at Manila’s University of Santo Tomas. The meeting, which was a Liturgy of the Wor ... discuss

The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis erected the eparchy of Bahir Dar-Dessie, Ethiopia, with territory from the metropolitan archieparchy of Addis Ababa, making it a suffragan of th ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco The terrorist massacre at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, has sent Europe and the U.S. reeling. The response has been varied, but I believe the Catholic-Ch ... discuss

The vintage books below are titles I discovered by looking at the literature selections in turn of the century magazines and in a ‘yearbook’ of notable happenings of 1901 and 2. All the l ... discuss

So ten years ago I am on a short excursion to Paris with my wife and we are in a small grocery store buying a few items. While we are checking out at the register, the cashier picks up the bananas I h ... discuss

Vatican Spokesman Talks of Pope’s Energy, His English and His Off-The-Cuff Remarks | Daily News | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

Here is the text of the Holy Father's homily during Mass at the "Quirino - Grandstand - Rizal Park" in Manila today. * * * A child is born to us, a son is given us (Is 9:5).  It is a special ... discuss

Both the Vatican spokesman and the archbishop of Manila suggested the Pope’s visit to Tacloban on Saturday was a highlight of this apostolic trip. Cardinal Antonio Luis Tagle spoke with Vatica ... discuss

Pope Francis again left aside his prepared text this morning at Manila’s University of Santo Tomas at a meeting with young people, speaking spontaneously in Spanish to tell the youth that they m ... discuss

Here is a ZENIT translation of the Spanish-language homily Pope Francis gave Saturday in Tacloban, a city decimated by the 2013 typhoon, Yolanda.  * * * He began in English saying: “If ... discuss

By Elise Harris/ CNA | MANILA — In a press briefing with journalists in the Philippines, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi ventured to explain the reason why Pope Francis so frequ ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 17, 2015 / 07:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a press briefing with journalists in the Philippines, Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi ventured to explain the reason why Pope ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 17, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Deviating from his schedule of events in the Philippines, Pope Francis had a brief but emotionally intense encounter with former street k ... discuss

 Pope Francis told families in the Philippines Friday that they should take time to rest and to pray together and to be examples of holiness.  On the second day of his five day trip to the A ... discuss

Here are words of thanks given by Archbishop John F. Du at the end of a Mass celebrated today by Pope Francis in Tacloban, site of the 2013 typhoon. * * * Praised be Jesus Christ! Most Holy ... discuss

The president of the bishops' conference of Malawi died Thursday in a car accident. He was 59. Vatican Radio reported the death of Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza of the Mzuzu Diocese and President o ... discuss

1Sam 3, 3-10.19; Ps 40; 1Cor 6, 13-15.17-20; Jn 1, 35-42.  Ambrosian Rite - Second Sunday after the Epiphany  Is 25, 6-10a; Ps 71; Col 2, 1-10a; Jn 2, 1-11.  1) Vocation in everyd ... discuss

In January 2010, People staff writer, Steve Helling, visited Haiti after a devastating earthquake hit killing thousands and leaving many children abandoned. During his time there, Helling worked at a ... discuss

Here is a translation of the Holy Father's address at a Meeting with Families at the "Mall of Asia Arena" in Manila, Philippines.  * * * The angel of the Lord revealed to Joseph the dangers w ... discuss

Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II denounced the recent cover of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which published another cartoon of Mouhammed following the terrorist attack on their offices last we ... discuss

Paul VI was right to warn against contraception, Pope Francis says: After discussing various threats to the family, including “a lack of openness to life,” he deviated briefly from his prepared re ... discuss

Pope Francis arrived on his 'popemobile' to the “Mall of Asia” Arena this afternoon in Manila for a Meeting of Families, greeting thousands of cheering Filipinos along the way. As he ent ... discuss

Following this morning’s Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Manila, Pope Francis made an unscheduled visit to a center run by the Anak-Tnk foundation, an organizat ... discuss

Manila, Philippines, Jan 16, 2015 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis took the opportunity during an address to families in the Philippines to praise Blessed Pope Paul VI’s encyclical oppo ... discuss

Pope Francis says families must be supported because, "like all God’s gifts," the family can be disfigured, and families are needed to transmit basic human values, which democracies today are fa ... discuss

The Pope is exhorting priests and religious of the Philippines to be steadfast in combatting the "deeply rooted inequality and injustice which mar the face of Filipino society," telling them that ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily Pope Francis gave this morning in Manila at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, at a Mass he celebrated with bishops, priests and religious of the country. * * ... discuss

Here is the text of the address Pope Franis gave this morning in Manila at a meeting with the diplomatic corps. * * * Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you, Mr President, for your kind welcome and ... discuss

    Yes, we love free books. We hope you do, too.   Books are free at the time I found the links and pasted them here. This changes sometimes, so be sure to note the price before you a ... discuss

Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, today led a group of Catholic parents, doctors, lawyers and clergy to a meeting with Minister for Justice in Northern Ireland, ... discuss

Basilian Father Thomas Rosica, the CEO of Canada's Salt and Light network, serves as the English language assistant to the Holy See Press Office. Regarding the Pope's words on the flight today ... discuss

The Vatican announced today Pope Francis' approval of the canonical election by the Synod of Bishops of the Chaldean Church of Rev. Basel Yaldo as auxiliary of the Patriarchate of Babylon of the ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 15, 2015 / 11:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Jan. 15 flight from Sri Lanka to the Philippines, Pope Francis discussed his trip, his recent canon ... discuss

As Francis' whirlwind visit to Sri Lanka drew to a close, the director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi, has reflected on what he believes are the highlights of the second day of th ... discuss

Below are the reflections of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker on the Pope’s speech to diplomats given this Monday at the Vatican. This reflection, entitled 'The Universal Papa ... discuss

lived during the reign of Decius and Vallerian in 255. He came from Thebes in Egypt. Because he knew that his brother-in-law was going to turn him over to Decius and Valerian as a Christian, he fled a ... discuss

On the second day of Pope Francis’ Apostolic visit to Sri Lanka, Vatican Radio’s envoys on the trip with the Holy Father, say that authorities have told them that over 500,000 people attended the ... discuss

More than 10,000 children and teens have gathered in Senegal for an annual pilgrimage aimed at promoting missionary service to disadvantaged children. In the capital of the western African nation, c ... discuss

‘Use images of Christ, not the Pope,’ is the message Vatican officials have been trying to send faithful in the Philippines, who eagerly await Pope Francis, who arrive in their country tom ... discuss

Here is the text of the Holy Father's address at the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary in Madhu, Sri Lanka. The Pope arrived in the afternoon by helicopter to the site of the shrine.  * * ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Viewpoints: MIT professor Jonathan Gruber has become well-known because of his candid remarks about Obamacare. He suggested that the Affordable Care Act was drafted to be so com ... discuss

Pope Francis today pointed to three lessons to be taken from the Church's newest canonized saint, Joseph Vaz, a missionary to Sri Lanka. The Pope spoke of St. Joseph Vaz during a Mass for canonizati ... discuss

Here is the text of a speech given this morning by Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, archbishop of Colombo, in gratitude to the Holy Father. He addressed these words at the end of the Mass of Canoni ... discuss

(ca. 300 – 368) was bishop of Poitiers ('Pictavium') and considered an eminent doctor of the Western Christian Church. He was sometimes referred to as the malleus Arianorum ("hammer against Arianism ... discuss

Here is the text of the homily Pope Francis gave today in Colombo, Sri Lanka, at the canonization Mass of St. Joseph Vaz. * * * “All the ends of the earth will see the salvation of our God&# ... discuss

Edinburgh, Scotland, Jan 13, 2015 / 05:18 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the 2013 resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien as Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, his successor acknowledges the heali ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Viewpoints: It is time to say “Happy Birthday” to the Magna Carta. It has been 800 years since King John’s barons forced him to sign this document. It was meant to merely pro ... discuss

Foto de grupo del Papa con los embajadores acreditados ante la Santa Sede luego del encuentrodel pasado lunes 12 de diciembre de 2015.Cuando Juan Pablo II fue elegido Papa, en 1978, el Vaticano tenía ... discuss

An old woman grabs me by the hands. She’s a pastor’s wife, passing through our church for a Sunday, stationed herself in the very back of the sanctuary for the whole of the service and shanghaied ... discuss

Here is a translation of the Holy Father’s message to the participants at the meeting of the Presidents of the Doctrinal Commissions of the European Episcopal Conferences (Esztergom, Hungary, Ja ... discuss

Pope Francis has named a representative for the Holy See to serve at various UN panels. Monsignor Janusz Urbanczyk, nunciature counsellor at the Holy See Permanent Mission at the United Nations ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh Living in Oregon, we like to refer to our state as “God’s Country” because the scenic landscape suggests that only God could have created so much beauty. Oregon is ... discuss

Here is a reflection by Father Robert Barron, founder of the global ministry Word on Fire, and the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary. He is the creator of the award winning do ... discuss

Here is a translation of the message from the Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, Andre Vingt-Trois, read during this past Sunday’s Masses in all the parishes of Paris regarding the terrorist attack i ... discuss

Pope Francis has named Franciscan Father Fernand Cheri III, 62, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Bishop-elect Cheri is a member of the Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars M ... discuss

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos has called on the international community to act swiftly against the radical Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria. The prelate’s call for action comes on the ... discuss

The Holy See denied reports by several news organizations of possible security threats to St. Peter’s and Vatican City. European cities have been on heightened alert since last week's terroris ... discuss

In an interview with Vatican journalists Andrea Tornielli and Giacomo Galeazzi, Pope Francis said that concern for the poor is in the Gospel, and not an invention of communism. Excerpts from the int ... discuss

On January 12, 1900, Mrs. Ida Henry, age 26, died at the home she shared with Dr. Paulina Bechtel, from complications of an abortion Bechtel had performed on her there that day. Bechtel, who ... discuss

In his traditional annual address to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See today, Pope Francis renewed his call for peace in a world where a “mentality of rejection” continues th ... discuss

Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father’s address today to the Diplomatic Corp for the start of the new year. The audience was held at the Vatican Apostolic Palace. * * * ... discuss

Here is the Vatican-provided translation of the Holy Father's address to the participants of a two day meeting to discuss reconstruction efforts in Haiti, five years after the devastating earquake tha ... discuss

Once again, sub-zero temperatures have prevented me from goingMy parish in winter to the Church on the hill from my little house, for Mass. I could not take the Blessed Sacrament so I had to sett ... discuss

Here is the Gospel reading for today, the feast of the Baptism of the Lord,  Mark 1: 7-11 * * * This is what John the Baptist proclaimed:  “One mightier than I is coming after me ... discuss

With Christ’s Baptism, the heavens were once again opened and the earth became “the dwelling place of God among mankind.” These were the words addressed by Pope Francis to the faithf ... discuss

Catholic social teaching can often be misinterpreted and therefore we need to return to its first principles, says Anthony Esolen, author of a recent book on the subject. “Reclaiming Catholic ... discuss

Roman Rite - Baptism of the Lord - Year B - January 11, 2015  Is 55.1 to 11; PS Is 12; 1 John 5, 1-9; Mc 1, 7-11.  Ambrosian Rite  Is 55: 4-7; Ps 28; Eph 2.13 to 22; Mc 1, 7-11.&# ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Purchase at HarperCollins or Amazon.com Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World by Daniel Hannan is a magnificent journey through history ... discuss

The regional episcopal conference of AMECEA is congratulating its new cardinal-designate, Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, archbishop of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. AMECEA, or the Association of Member E ... discuss

To celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life, the Web site of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) will be posting short outlines of the lives and spirituality of a number of Canadian ... discuss

This will be Pope Francis' first visit to the United States. To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg159827-world-meeting-of-families-2015-debuts-its-official-hymn-en ... discuss

"The communion of the Church: memory and hope for Haiti five years after the earthquake” is the title of a conference being held in the Vatican. The event is organised by the Pontifical Counci ... discuss

The Pope next week heads to Asia, the continent called “the cradle of the great religions of the world,” where the Church “is a little flock in the midst of such a vast reality.̶ ... discuss

Pope Francis asked Christians to avoid "religious narcissism.” To view the video click here URL: http://www.romereports.com/pg159835-pope-s-mass-your-won-t-be-free-until-you-love-en ... discuss

American singer Ike Ndolo sings about human frailty and God's power His latest album 'We Are The Beggars,' encourages Christians to trust God. To view the video click here: URL: http://www.rome ... discuss

The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, and the chairman of the USCCB’s Haiti Advisory Group, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of ... discuss

(7 October 1573 - 10 January 1645) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633 to 1645. He pursued a High Church course and opposed radical forms of Puritanism. This and his support for King Charles I resu ... discuss

FAMILY SERVICE COUNSELOR Sales, FT EmployeeCatholic Funeral and Cemetery Services (East Bay Cities, CA)Multiple Openings in the East Bay Area, CA Looking for a meaningful job serving families? CFCS is ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — A large group of clergy from English-speaking countries have unanimously reaffirmed their support for Church teaching on marriage and the family, implicit ... discuss

Sri Lankan Bishop Vianney Fernando of Kandy said he is hopeful that “a new era of prosperity and peace” will begin following the outcome of yesterday’s presidential election. Presi ... discuss

lived during the reign of Emperors Decius and Vallerian in 255. He knew well the art of warfare and used to live in the Armenian city of Melitine. He was the first to suffer martyrdom in this city. An ... discuss

Question: "In the Orthodox Study Bible and in other places online, I've seen a chart comparing the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox canon of Scripture. My question is from what canon o ... discuss




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