Topic: faith

Can a pope change Catholic teaching on marriage?When the synod of bishops that Pope Francis has called to discuss the family was meeting in Rome earlier this month, someone not particularly familia ... discuss

Trieste, Italy, Oct 30, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Trieste has announced “with a spirit full of sorrow and dismay” that one of its priests, who had recently admitted ... discuss

The saint of the day for October 30 is St Alphonsus Rodriguez, a Jesuit, who was born at Segovia in Spain, on July 12, 1531. From childhood he was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. He loved her as h ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco The recent Synod on the Family has been painted in the media as a battle between the liberal good guys and the conservative bad guys. Sometimes the reporting made it sound like sw ... discuss

The best known of the saints called Marcellus was a centurion in the reign of the Emperor Diocletian. Christians were soldiers in the Roman legions; but, during the feasting and merrymaking at Tangier ... discuss

Juba, South Sudan, Oct 29, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops in South Sudan are calling for an immediate end to violence in their country, saying  it should be replaced with “di ... discuss

Links of interest that I haven't had time to comment:NY State blesses ‘incest’ marriage between uncle, niece-- We knew this was coming. I remember how people looked at us like we were two-headed m ... discuss

Actually it started even before the Synod started with dissent groups all over the world writing letters and organizing their own alternative synod in Rome through Catholic Church Reform International ... discuss

Credit:  www.wyssyr.com“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will fin ... discuss

I am reposting an amazing documentary called Choosing Thomas that chronicles a couple that chose life, however brief it may be for their son, Thomas,  who was born with Trisomy 18. He lived 5 day ... discuss

Contact: Matthew Faraci, Faith Driven Consumer, 919-645-0771, matthew@faithdrivenconsumer.com RALEIGH, N.C., October 29, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Faith Driven Consumer, the group that emerged ... discuss

My good friend T. M. Moore e-mailed this to me. Wanted to share:"In yet another example of science catching up to faith, reporters explain that the practice of meditation is good for you (Matthieu Ric ... discuss

From The New York Times - The Opinion PagesOf all the columns I imagined writing when I started out at this job, it’s safe to say that Sunday’s piece, in which I suggested that conservative Catho ... discuss

  Why defendi ... discuss

Hundreds of Thousands of Parents Worldwide Learn to Build a Legacy of Family Faith BuildingAFamilyLegacy.com Contact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com COLORADO SPRINGS, C ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans When you put your faith in The Way, The Truth, and The Life known to all the world as Jesus, you receive grace…a free gift of God. But ... discuss

Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE‘Lord, open the door for us.’He will say to you in reply,‘I do not know where you are fr ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals from Amazon on high-priced reference books that are now deeply discounted for Reformation Day: Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem ($19.99); The Christian Faith by M ... discuss

Naples, Fla., Oct 29, 2014 / 02:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal court in Florida has granted Ave Maria University preliminary protection from the federal contraception mandate, which the school has ... discuss

What is prayer? | Crux div> ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.I've just finished reading three biographies on Abraham Lincoln, John Quincy Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. I even reread one about the elder John Adams to get "in sync" with ... discuss

All Saints Day is on a Saturday this year! So there should be ample time to celebrate this wonderful day in the liturgical year.Halloween, or All Hallows Eve is simply the night before the great feast ... discuss

Cardinal Raymond Burke, a lion when it comes to defending the faith, is often portrayed as rigid and lacking in compassion. As a matter of fact, anyone who stands against the tsunami of progressivism ... discuss

....and make the faithful in the pews dizzy and dumb.Review:Define terms -- recognize when the revolutionaries are changing and distorting terms -- like               ... discuss

Happy St. Jude (and St. Simon!) feast day! St. Jude is a huge reason why I reverted to the Faith so I thought I'd share the short (read: not detailed) story of how that happened.Originally posted: Oct ... discuss

Contrary to charges leveled by those addicted to saving brutal murderers, the death penalty is the only fair punishment.       PRELUDE __________________________________________________________ ... discuss

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leade ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: Perform same-sex wedding ceremonies or pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines and spend months behind bars. That’s the choice their ... discuss

Every poll confirmed that the Republican nominee for President in 1964 was headed for a major defeat. Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) had pulled off an amazing victory to gain the GOP nomination in San ... discuss

Debt-Free: 9 Step System to Get Out of Debt Fast and Have Financial Freedom: The Quickest Way to Get Out of Debt Forever Reader Review: As someone who has struggled with credit card debt for a long t ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan“A mass movement,” wrote Eric Hoffer in “The True Believer,” “appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to be r ... discuss

The Prince of Wales will give a video address on the subject of religious freedom to Parliamentarians and representatives of different faith groups in the House of Lords next week. The address will ... discuss

Damascus, Syria, Oct 28, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the civil war in Syria continues its fourth year, Christians who remain in the country’s capital are finding it harder just to get b ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Addressing the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on Monday, Pope Francis unveiled a bust of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, lauding his predecessor, and stressed ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 28, 2014 / 10:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic woman condemned to death in Pakistan for allegedly violating the country's blasphemy law has asked Pope Francis for his prayers, sayi ... discuss

DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL SUPPORT, OPERATIONS, AND STAFF FAITH FORM Executive, FT EmployeeArchdiocese of Portland in Oregon (Portland, OR)Closing Date: November 12, 2014 The Archdiocese of Portland in Orego ... discuss

Clearly, something has gone awry in the City of Brotherly Love. That so many police officers cannot be trusted to exercise their authority with integrity and discretion indicates a serious failure of ... discuss

By:  Michael W. Chapman Duck Dynasty's Alan Robertson Talks Ab ... discuss

Contact: Marian Liautaud, 815-806-1705 FRANKFORT, Ill., Oct. 27, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The mass exodus of Millennials (today's 18- to 30-year-olds) from their Christian faith has caused many ... discuss

Updated, Revised -- 'Workplace Grace' Also Marks 125th Anniversary of Faith-Work Pioneer R.G. LeTourneau CenterforFaithandWork.com Contact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com ... discuss

The vigil will be at 11:00 A.M.Contact:  Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The group wants to stand in solidarity with local Houston pastors and also ... discuss

Are We Losing the Apologetics War with Islam? QUOTE:Islamic cultures are honor cultures, and the religion of Islam might justly be described as an honor religion. Allah is in charge and he exercises c ... discuss

U.S. Distress Signalby Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: In case you have had the feeling that America is in decline and will make way for a new superpower, you may be right. At least you’re right i ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Recently, after the New York Times published a racially insensitive article about film and television producer Shonda Rhimes, the paper became the object of weeks o ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer The fight for America’s pulpits just got real. Last week, five Houston pastors were issued subpoenas by attorneys for the City of Houston. The city demande ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux It’s that time of year again, when the November elections are on the horizon.  Inevitably, we are faced with some difficult decisions. It seems that the pool of candidates with go ... discuss

was born at Hurstpierpoint in Sussex, England, on 3 September 1847. A poor scholar, he left school at fifteen to work in his father's Brighton counting house. At twenty-one, Hannington decided to purs ... discuss

Keeping Faith When Priests Cause Scandal - Catholic Stand : Catholic Stand div> ... discuss

In David Horowitz’ new book, Take No Prisoners, there is a surfeit of rage and an undercurrent of resignation. Horowitz was a red diaper baby and one of the leaders of the radical left movement ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannBlessed Bartholomew was born circa 1200 at Vicenza, Italy Vicenza in Northern Italy, and belonged to the noble family of Breganza. He received the habit of the order from Saint Domin ... discuss

The Red Redmaynesby Eden Phillpotts This is a post WW1 mystery, written in the so-called golden age of mystery stories. Set in Britain. Things as They Are Mission Work in Southern India Here is a re ... discuss

Of Lebanese origin, brother of Saint Aedeius. Student of the philosopher Meropius. While on a voyage on the Red Sea, the ship wrecked on the Ethiopian shore, and only Frumentius and Aedeius survived. ... discuss

Text: Romans 3:19-28Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It was like a large rock thrown into a pond causing waves to crash ashore.  No, it was actually ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 26, 2014 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- The Colorado Catholic bishops responded last week to a recent media campaign sponsored by Catholics for Choice against Amendment 67, saying the campaign ... discuss

In my imagination I was sitting on the steps of St. Peters reflecting on the Extraordinary Synod of the Family and its final report. Into my musings walked a charming young lady, thoroughly modern Cat ... 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

This video of ships being tossed around and almost capsized by massive ocean waves is basically what many have characterized as the condition of the Catholic Church following the Synod on the Family. ... discuss

Portsmouth, England, Oct 26, 2014 / 01:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Since prayers through the Blessed Virgin Mary “never fail,” Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth is commemorating this month of t ... discuss

Friday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By  JENNIFER BURGINJesus said to the crowds “When you see a cloud rising in the west you say immediately that i ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 26, 2014 / 06:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The message Pope Francis sent during his Sunday Angelus address was that love of God and neighbor are inseparably united, and that we see God ... discuss

Time for bishops to imitate Francis on consulting priests and laity | National Catholic Reporter div> ... discuss

Sometimes it is good to have a bit of assistance in praying. Prone to Wander is a wonderful new collection of prayers inspired by The Valley of Vision. One of those prayers is about praying ... discuss

Philipp Nicolai: 26 October AD 1608 Nicolai was born in Waldeck, Germany 10 August 1556, the son of a Lutheran pastor. He entered the University of Erfurt and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. For four y ... discuss

The Collect.O GOD, forasmuch as without thee we are not able to please thee; Mercifully grant that thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.The ... discuss

Halloween has become kind of a secular "holiday." Do we know its origin? It comes from a pagan feast of the Celtic people. It was called Samhain, the god of the dead. On October 31 and November 1, ... discuss

25 October, New Testament These exemplary Christian women demonstrated their faith by their material support of Christ's Church. Dorcas (or "Tabitha" — both names mean "gazelle") was well-k ... discuss

Dr, Chuck Baldwinby Dr. Chuck Baldwin: Thomas Jefferson rightly noted that big cities are the “bane” of freedom. And in a letter to James Madison, Jefferson wrote, “When we get piled upon one an ... discuss

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Today our church, North Shore Baptist in Bay Side, Queens wrapped up its “Fall Ladies Conference.” This year the theme was “Joy in the Journey” and the women of North Shore ... discuss

You may have heard the news about a ninety-five year old little wedding chapel called The Hitching Post in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Owned and operated for twenty-five years by two ordained Christian m ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Oct 25, 2014 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church is mourning the death of Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete, who died early Friday following a lengthy illness; he was deeply involved ... discuss

As I have interacted with the medical community in recent years, there is one phrase I have repeatedly heard, "standard of care".  What they are offering me is the "standard of care".  All t ... discuss

Oct 25 - Homily: Not All Have Faith Without Faith we cannot please God. And so we turn to Our Lady, Queen and Mother of Mercy, to intercede for those with no Faith, that they might obtain it, be pl ... discuss

Oct 25 - Homily: Saturday Devotion to Mary Fr. Elias explains why we have special devotion to Mary on Saturdays. Mary waited with faith on the Saturday between Her Son's death on Good Friday and Hi ... discuss

1955 Calendar (Simple): October 25Chrysanthus was the only son of an Egyptian patrician, named Polemius or Poleon, who lived during the reign of Numerian. His father moved from Alexandria to Rome. Chr ... discuss

Born to a noble Roman family in the 3rd century AD, Saints Crispin and Crispinian, twin brothers, fled persecution for their faith, winding up in Soissons, where they preached Christianity to the Gaul ... discuss

Courageous Pregnant Mom With Cancer Refuses Cancer Treatment and Abortion A pregnant mom in Rhode Island knows what sacrifice means. She served her country by serving in the military and now she i ... discuss

This morning, a Satanist crashed his car into a statue of the ten commandments outside the Oklahoma Capitol.  The Satan worshiper then exited his vehicle and urinated on the shattered statue before b ... discuss

Question: "In Matthew 16:13-19, is Jesus referring to Simon Peter being the rock upon which He will build His church, or is He referring to Himself in Simon Peter's revelation of who Jesus is? And did ... discuss

The FYB was born in Marysville.  My husband has been in the Marysville-Pilchuck high school many times. We have good friends in Marysville with nothing but a chain link fence between their backyard a ... discuss

Fr Tito: Open Eyes Faith and reason are really friends that lead us to the wedding feast. From: franciscanfriars Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 06:30 More in Nonprofits & Activism ... discuss

In order to make her ‘case’ that Christian extremists are a bigger threat than radical Muslims, USA Today’s Mary Zeiss Stange has to shoehorn the following people into Christianity: ... discuss

Don’t carry on, that is, in the sense of panicking over what seems to be the moral collapse of the universe, or at least of our country. Followers of FRC know that we believe we must advance and ... discuss

The fact of the matter is that most pro-life people have a religious faith. Catholics and evangelicals are strongly pro-life on abortion in the United States. But, can someone who is an atheist be pro ... discuss

A new television commercial has a message for voters in North Carolina: they can thank pro-abortion Senator Kay Hagan for funding abortions with their tax dollars. Faith Family Freedom Fund, the super ... discuss

by Kelli At long last, the film that raised nearly $6 million for pregnancy resource centers has been released on YouTube. Crescendo, produced by Pattie Mallette (Justin Bieber’s mother) and Be ... discuss

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A recent regulatory change in California now requires all employer health plans in the state including those offered by churches and faith-based organizations to cover elective abortions, according ... discuss

"For every tree is known by his own fruit..." Luke 6:44aNot to state the obvious, but "knowing Christians by their fruit" does not mean that everyone who does something "nice" is a Christian.  It ... discuss

Bravo to Sr. Christina! She took something intended to demean the Church and transformed it into a pion of love that lifts up virginity as something wonderful... a gift to be offered to a covenanted p ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans I’ve got two descriptions for you today, and I’d like you to think about which one fits you or your life. Are you willing? OK. T ... discuss

Only the Hearing is Safely Believed. A Meditation on How Faith Comes by Hearing, Powerfully Demonstrated in a “Video” « Archdiocese of Washington div> ... discuss

Contact Dick & Diane Baumbach, Worldwide Marriage Encounter, 321-544-3440, dickanddiane66@bellsouth.netBIRMINGAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Representatives from Worldwide Marriage ... discuss

Contact: Troy Newman, President, 316-841-1700; Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Policy Advisor, 316-516-3034; both with Operation Rescue, info.operationrescue@gmail.com  SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /Ch ... discuss

Redemptive Life Church in Memphis, TN - at Wolfchase, will be the first of three campuses to be launched within the Greater Memphis area. Redemptive Life Church is a casual, friendly, non-denomination ... discuss

By Mark Shea | When you spend your time talking about volatile stuff like politics or, in my case, religion (especially that unique species of religion called “the Catholic Faith”) y ... discuss

By Fr. C. J. McCloskey The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God ... discuss

Najran was a predominantly Christian city in the ancient Himyarite Kingdom of Yemen. The kingdom was known for it's religious diversity with the majority being of the Jewish faith and after ... discuss

Father Angel: (and if you're on Tumblr, you need to follow him)The kind of person who does not understand that he is a slum priest, and believes his outreach to gays, divorced and remarried, single pa ... discuss

Recently my brother bought a book for me written by Dr. R.C. Sproul Sr. entitled “Now That’s a Good Question!” because I am a fan of Dr. Sproul’s normally well-crafted and thoughtful defense o ... discuss

The BBC reported that the Care Not Killing (CNK) in Scotland has launched an online petition calling on MSPs to reject a bill that would allow people to end their life by assisted suicide. This bill r ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

ASPAC 2015 Committee Members pose with Father Boquet, Dr. Brian Clowes and Dr. Ligaya Acosta Missionary work, though a privilege, can be exhaustive, but time is of the essence as Dr. Ligaya Acosta, HL ... discuss

On the Catholic Calendar, yesterday was the first annual feast day of Pope Saint John Paul the Great.  Normally, the Church chooses to celebrate the feast day of a saint on the day they leave their m ... discuss

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Some moms who have chosen life at the very last moment say that when they woke up on the morning of their abortion appointment, they asked God to give them a sign that they should not have the abortio ... discuss

by Shawn Carney, 40 Days for Life: Some moms who have chosen life at the very last moment say that when they woke up on the morning of their abortion appointment, they asked God to give them a si ... discuss

The Pontifical Urbaniana University dedicated its Aula Magna to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, as “a gesture of gratitude for what he has done for the Church as a conciliar expert, with his teachin ... discuss

I recently wrote to invite you to enlist your pastor to participate in our seventh annual Pulpit Freedom Sunday, October 5, and your response has been phenomenal. More than 1,800 pastors from all 50 ... discuss

Some moms who have chosen life at the very last moment say that when they woke up on the morning of their abortion appointment, they asked God to give them a sign that they should not have the abortio ... discuss

The saint of the day for October 23 is St. John of Capistrano, a great Franciscan priest, preacher, and theologian who promoted devotion to the Holy Name of Jesus.John was born at Capistrano, Italy in ... discuss

23 October, New Testament The New Testament refers to this James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1:19). He led the Christian congregation in Jerusalem for many years, garnering the title "Bishop of ... discuss

Baby Born Healthy After Couple Refuses Abortion Despite Doctors’ “Fetal Abnormality” Claim When an Ireland couple, Melanie and Damion Sheenan, went in for their 20-week scan they found out so ... discuss

Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2014 / 08:35 pm (CNA).- A Catholic lay organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness and money to help persecuted Christians and other minorities in Ira ... discuss

Dark forces are reigning and winning. But are they? I guess it's all a matter of where we stand. Maybe, we should take a cold, hard look where that is exactly. How firm is our foundation? Does our fai ... discuss

New York City, N.Y., Oct 22, 2014 / 06:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The exploration of outer space can deepen our faith in God and our understanding of the world, and its benefits should be shared with all ... discuss

ADULT FAITH FORMATION AND SACRAMENTS COORD. Other, FT EmployeeSt. Mary Catholic Parish (Littleton, CO)This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating Marriage Preparation, Baptism Prepa ... discuss

At Catholic Advocate we focus primarily on the settled issues, life and marriage, and those of importance to Catholic voters. It is important for people of faith to be educated about th ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary TimeBy  JENNIFER BURGIN(Click Here for Readings) Jesus said to his disciples: “Be sure of this:if the master of the house ... discuss

Guest Article By David MartinCardinal Raymond Burke, who heads the Vatican's highest court of canon law and who is recognized as one of the most outstanding prelates of the Catholic Church today has g ... discuss

(New York Times Magazine) — One weekend in February, in the kitschy, barnlike house he shares with his mother and grandmother in the San Fernando Valley, Flynn McGarry was preparing an eight-course ... discuss

Redemptive Life Church in Memphis, TN - at Wolfchase, will be the first of three campuses to be launched within the Greater Memphis area. Redemptive Life Church is a casual, friendly, non-denomination ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe BBC reported that the Care Not Killing (CNK) in Scotland has launched an online petition calling on MSPs to reject a bill th ... discuss

Now public esteem for the long-respected Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has plummeted with the arrival of Ebola on American shores. A new CBS News poll found that only 37 percent of Americ ... discuss

Today is the Feast day of ST  John Paul, II, whose final moments of life were spent celebrating the Mass of Divine Mercy In 1997, where the relics of Blessed Faustina are kept, John Paul II add ... discuss

To the dismay of California’s people of faith, the California Department of Managed Health Care has reclassified abortion as a “basic health service” under the Affordable Care Act and ordered al ... discuss

Brittany Maynard, the cancer patient who has received national attention over her plans to kill herself under Oregon’s assisted suicide law on November 1 still plans to take her own life. That&# ... discuss

Contact: Troy Newman, President, 316-841-1700; Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Policy Advisor, 316-516-3034; both with Operation Rescue, info.operationrescue@gmail.com  SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /Ch ... discuss

Sacramento, CA – To the dismay of California’s people of faith, the California Department of Managed Health Care has reclassified abortion as a “basic health service” under the Affordable Care ... discuss

The worldwide pilgrimage of the traditional Christian icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, also known as the Black Madonna, will soon depart the United States for Mexico and the rest of Latin America. Th ... discuss

Recently someone wrote to us via the Contact page on our website, challenging our worldview and our thoughts on the question of child sacrifice. This individual self-identified as a Satanist, which ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer If you ask a bunch of high school students to collect things that they think represent our culture in this point in time, you have to be prepared for anything. T ... discuss

Contact Dick & Diane Baumbach, Worldwide Marriage Encounter, 321-544-3440, dickanddiane66@bellsouth.netBIRMINGAM, Ala., Oct. 22, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Representatives from Worldwide Marriage ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been too long since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of t ... discuss

Daniel Hannan, MEPThere is no living politician, of any nation, who we admire more than the brilliant and eloquent Daniel Hannan.  A writer and a blogger, Hannan has been a member of the European ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Oct 22, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic victims of the Soviet Union’s cruel anti-Christian persecutions faced execution, exile and arbitrary imprisonment for their fait ... discuss

The following is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Rosella Huether Mekvold and to all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's loving ... discuss

Kerby Andersonby Kerby Anderson, Point of View: Christians depend on their pastors for spiritual guidance. But if they are looking for guidance in how to think about cultural and political issues, m ... discuss

Photo: http://victimsofgaybullying.wordpress.com/ There is subtle and not so subtle persecution taking place in our increasingly atheistic and wimpy-Christian culture.  The Liberal Left is s ... discuss

I was very sad to hear of the passing of Helen Hull Hitchcock, the indefatigable foundress of Women for Faith and Family and one of the founders of Adoremus, which has done so much great work for the ... discuss

Register ArticleI only met Helen once, at the U.S. Bishops' Conference meeting in Baltimore a number of years ago. The Catholic Media Coalition of which I'm president, was sponsoring a hospitality roo ... discuss

Two thumbs up for Michael Voris and Church Militant TV and their excellent coverage of the Synod. And yes, we do "care about the Church" and resent the way the secular media "spin stories." God bless ... discuss

DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION - MIDDLE SCHOOL Religious Education, FT EmployeeBrainerd Lakes Catholic Churches (Brainerd, MN)FAITH FORMATION DIRECTOR FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (GR 5 - 8) This is a full-time sal ... discuss

I know a beautiful young woman with Hollywood good looks. For the sake of anonymity, let me call her Aphrodite, after the Greek goddess of beauty.  Aphrodite’s statuesque beauty takes every man ... discuss

"Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary..." I have no idea how I managed to survive the weirdest 24 hours (from the 19th through the 20th) of my life while on a roller coaster of emotions. A professor ... discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADF, allied groups challenge law that requires pro-life centers to post signs designed to deter women Thursday, October 06, 2011. ADF attorney sound bite:  Matt Bowman AUSTIN ... discuss

This is long, so if you want a quick read, I've highlighted in red what struck me most. I ran the entire letter because it's not up on the Inside the Vatican website yet. But I recommend you sign up f ... discuss

I know it’s not something many are willing to believe. Even for those who generously support the work of Alliance Defending Freedom, who’ve heard our many warnings through the years about the thr ... discuss

Let me say it for any critics. I'm stupid. I'm blind. I am an ally of minorities, including sexual minorities. I do that poorly as well. This is one stupid, blind guy's attempt at re-reading Romans 1. ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk Have you ever felt like throwing your hands up in frustration at the lack of response (or even downright obstinance) from unbelievers? I ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 21, 2014 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Church continues to reflect on the pastoral needs of the family following the recent Synod of Bishops, there has emerged the need for marr ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananNormally a synod of Catholic bishops does not provide fireworks rivaling the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where Mayor Richard Daley’s boys in blue ran up t ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 21, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Francesco di Felice worked at the Secretariat of State during the pontificate of Bl. Paul VI, and recently recounted the story behind the ... discuss

  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 add it to your cart. Sometimes, for some reason, the links ge ... discuss

The groups shared their concerns in a letter sent to the MayorContact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The City of Houston has demanded pastors tur ... discuss

Faith Driven Consumer's grassroots effort supporting Houston's pastors--despite initially being blocked by Twitter after it launched last Thursday--continues to gain momentum as leaders around the nat ... discuss

EvanTell Helps Believers Present the Gospel Clearly and Simply   Contact: Steve Yount, 972-267-1111 ext. 205, steve@alarryross.com; Zane Harrington, 972-267-1111 ext. 216, zane@alarryross.com; both w ... discuss

They said it would never happen. Same-sex marriage has been legal in Idaho for all of 2 days, and two ministers already face jail and fines for declining to perform a same-sex wedding ceremony. Donal ... discuss

And here's another great website to help you do it! Keep the Faith ... discuss

I wrote my first anti-euthanasia article for Newsweek. Here is a small piece of, “The Whispers of Strangers,” which lamanted my friend Frances’ suicide under the influence of Hemlock Society (no ... discuss

Boise. Idaho, Oct 20, 2014 / 12:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Christian ministers in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, could face legal punishment or be forced to sell their nearly 100-year-old wedding chapel ... discuss

I believe that God is moving in our generation. I see a lot of my peers taking seriously the call to follow Christ with all their hearts. We do not want to waste our lives but are passionate about gl ... discuss

The American Catholic Council and their clique are always busy-busy, like termites, undermining the faith. Their latest exploit? A Catholic Tipping Point Tour featuring dissenting Irish priest, Tony F ... discuss

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.It was October 19, 1984—30 years ago this week. A gentle, courageous, and genuinely holy priest, Jerzy Popieluszko, age 3 ... discuss

EvanTell Helps Believers Present the Gospel Clearly and Simply   Contact: Steve Yount, 972-267-1111 ext. 205, steve@alarryross.com; Zane Harrington, 972-267-1111 ext. 216, zane@alarryross.com; both w ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/EarlCox147_5.jpg?1413822066" alt="" height="137" width="147" />Henry A. Kissinger, 91, former Secretary of State and As ... discuss

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In her new release, "Soulful Journey: Walking With Faith After My Near Death Experience," Author Sheri Ann Stanley shares how her near death experience (NDE) led to a life transformation. If you've re ... discuss

The groups shared their concerns in a letter sent to the MayorContact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The City of Houston has demanded pastors tur ... discuss

Faith Driven Consumer's grassroots effort supporting Houston's pastors--despite initially being blocked by Twitter after it launched last Thursday--continues to gain momentum as leaders around the nat ... discuss

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)“Take care to guard against all greed,for though one may be rich,one’s life does not consist of possessio ... discuss

Today is the feast day of St. Paul of the Cross, priest, mystic, and founder of the Passionist Congregation.Paul was born in Ovada, in northern Italy as Paolo Francesco Danei in 1694, the second oldes ... discuss

St. Jude, also called Thaddeus or "Courageous", is the author of the short epistle in the New Testament. He was the apostle who asked the Lord at the Last Supper why he had manifested himself only to ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a big, divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping ... discuss

Most political eyes now are turned to whether the Republicans will take, or the Democrats hold, a Senate majority.  Meanwhile what may be a comparably important election will be conducted, probably n ... discuss

Today Pope Paul VI was officially proclaimed Blessed Pope Paul VI. I'm sure that fact will offend a number of people who are calling for changes in Church teachings. After all, Pope Paul is the one wh ... discuss

Christian Songs for Kids and other humans - by Tony Funderburk If you’re in a room that’s so dark all you can see is the darkness, what’s the one thing you’re gonna be looking ... discuss

From Pope Francis' message to the Synod Fathers:And since it is a journey of human beings, with the consolations there were also moments of desolation, of tensions and temptations, of which a few poss ... discuss

By Eddie O'Neill | As Church leaders meet at the Vatican through Oct. 19 for the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss how the Church can strengthen marriage and family, couples share their o ... discuss

SermonMatthew 22:15-22You and I, fellow sinners, do not do as we ought. Any time the law is brought to bear and focus on us, it shows every little fault and failing. So too with Jesus' words today. ... discuss

Better thinkers and more diligent observers than I have already picked over and dissected the particulars of the Synod and its emanations.  Herewith some general thoughts about what is going on r ... discuss

by Judie Brown, American Life League: You and I need to wake up.We have watched the creation and rise of an Islamic State bent on our death and destruction and understand that this horror is happening ... discuss

September 14, 1947 – October 19, 1984) was a Roman Catholic priest from Poland, associated with the Solidarity union. He was murdered by three agents of the Polish communist internal intelligence ag ... discuss

From an article about his upcoming memoir:Trudeau was raised a Catholic as a child, saying prayers and reading the Bible with his father and two brothers. By the time he was in his 20s, he had become ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' address at the conclusion of the Synod on the Family, delivered Saturday, was responded to with a four-minute standing ovation on ... discuss

Dear Pope Francis: Please defend the faith | Crux div> ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 03:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The synod’s final report, released Saturday, presents substantial changes with respect to the much discussed midterm report, especially re ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 18, 2014 / 03:57 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Paul VI was a missionary Pope who wished to bring the light of the Gospel all over the world, a cardinal who worked with the late Roman Pontiff, ... discuss

Can't find a source more official than Raymond Arroyo's Facebook page yet, but it seems Cardinal Burke (who was quoted in the press saying it was high time for the Holy Father to clarify Church t ... discuss

UPDATE: EyeBeleave offers a rough translation.Synod14 - 15th General Congregation: Speech by the Holy Father Francis for the conclusion of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bish ... discuss

"In a few weeks, the firestorm over the Synod on the Family will die down, but as the process continues for another twelve months, Pope Francis will need to be aware of the increasing criticisms of hi ... discuss

It has been a good week for the Kindle bargain hunters, but I’ve got just two new ones to close out the week: The Dangers of a Shallow Faith by A.W. Tozer is $1.99 while John Stott’ ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 17, 2014 / 04:42 pm (CNA).- German Cardinal Walter Kasper’s interview dismissing the perspective of African bishops at the Synod on the Family has added fuel to the fire of spe ... discuss

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Arizona. A ruling today by U.S. District Judge John Sedwick will keep state officials from enforcing a law passed in 1996 and a 2008 constitutional amendment approve ... discuss

By Pat Archbold | I am man enough to admit when I am wrong. For a year, since it was first announced, and with increased zeal after Cardinal Kasper's speech in February, I have been warning abo ... discuss

Front Royal, Va., Oct 17, 2014 / 03:41 pm (CNA).- The study of history is an opportunity to unite faith and reason and to recover a distinctly Catholic perspective that sees God acting in the past, pr ... discuss

Or maybe Benghazi, IRS, Veterans. Maybe the newspapers forgot to give him his daily briefing. Couldn't have been the all expense paid vacations or golf...... That video was made in 2010. Best la ... discuss

CATHOLIC YOUTH MINISTRY MISSIONARY Youth Ministry, FT EmployeeReach Youth Ministry (Helena, MT)Seeking Catholic Youth Ministry Missionaries: Reach Team Members are young adults (18-28) who are authen ... discuss

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