On the ABC yesterday, Labor’s Mark Dreyfus backed off an idiotic comparison after being called out by the Liberals’ Josh Frydenberg. And that wasn’t his…
We’re almost at that time of year in which Catholics of good will revive the debate over whether the Santa Claus “myth” counts as lying to our kids. But I want to address a more serious situation—the years-long obsession of some Catholics who cry “Liars! Consequentialists!” at the stalwart Catholic pro-life apostolate Live Action, all […]
It's too late. You missed your chance to gawp at what remains of an 11-year-old girl who was murdered over a century ago. Her wax-encased skeleton was flown in from Europe, taken on a religious-rockstar tour of 54 Catholic churches in the U.S. Show More Summary
Or is he sending the pope a warning?
A swampy site that draws millions across East Africa symbolizes religious freedom and remembers 45 young men killed for their faith. Pilgrims walk hundreds of miles to swat at mosquitoes and dip their jugs, body parts, and even their...Show More Summary
Could America survive without religion? This is the question posed by Catholic philosopher and lawyer Robert George at Public Discourse. That this question can even be posed is a measure of how greatly our culture has changed. As George points out, the leading American founders took it for granted that political institutions like America’s–that is, […]
Holy Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics cannot legitimately be approved unless marriage is not what Jesus plainly said it was.
A newborn with his umbilical cord still attached was found lying in a manger at a New York Roman Catholic church, police said on Tuesday.
"The world should heart my city because Baku embraces Jewish communities, Orthodox and [Roman] Catholic churches, [and] international visitors," local Sabina Yadullayeva says, "while being a modern muslim city where the East meets the West." Here are a few of her favorite things about the Azerbaijani capital she's proud to call home.
Personnel records made public on Tuesday revealed that Catholic priests at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota engaged in a sustained and coordinated campaign of child rape, which they took pains to keep secret from the public for decades. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, a...
The St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Homa Bay, Kenya, sits on top of a mountain that overlooks a glistening Lake Victoria. When I visited in mid-November, bookmark-size prayer cards were being distributed in anticipation of Pope Francis’ visit to Kenya in late November. Show More Summary
ABROAD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Wednesday he wanted to offer "spiritual and material" support on his first tour of Africa, where he will address a fast-growing Catholic congregation and seek to heal divisions between Christians and Muslims.
As Francis begins his first-ever trip to Africa, he will face a powerful and assertive Roman Catholic Church that is wary of his message of tolerance.
Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, was clear that soup lines weren’t the answer to poverty. During his historic address to Congress, Pope Francis called out Dorothy Day. Scurrying to figure out why, reporters duly described Day as the co- founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, which feeds and houses the urban poor. Show More Summary
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Pope Francis steps onto African soil for the first time on Wednesday to address the continent's fast-growing Catholic congregation during a trip that will test his ability to bridge faultlines between Christians and Muslims.
NDCatholic.com 'was born of intense concern over the loss by Notre Dame of its historic claim to a robust Catholic identity.'
From my inbox. Sister Moon Graphics Since 2004 Sister Moon Graphics has provided inspirational and Christian-themed cards to religious bookstores, monastery gift shops, Catholic online retailers and through our own online store. These...Show More Summary
Pope Francis begins his first visit to Africa this week. This visit is significant in many ways. First, it shows that Africa matters and is considered by Pope Francis as an important player in the shaping of a new Catholic imagination in the world church. Show More Summary
A demand by a United Nations body that Poland remove restrictions on abortion has provoked derision in the staunchly Catholic country.
Here is the fourth in the series called The Elements of the Catholic Mass, produced by the Liturgical Institute at Mundelein and presented by its director, Fr Douglas Martis.This one is about the church building. As Fr Martis describes, the Catholic Church is a sacramental Church, using the word sacramental as an adjective here, not as a noun. Show More Summary