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Jean Vanier, friend of the intellectually disabled and 2019-05-07 23:28:00Paris, France, May 7, 2019 / 09:28 pm (CNA).- Jean Vanier died May 7, at the age of 90. He died at a L’Arche home in Paris, where he had entere

English bishop welcomes climate change report 2019-05-07 13:56:00Salford, England, May 7, 2019 / 11:56 am (CNA).- The English and Welsh bishops' lead on environmental issues welcomed Thursday the publication of an

Hunger for God, feed the poor, Pope Francis 2019-05-07 06:17:00Skopje, North Macedonia, May 7, 2019 / 04:17 am (CNA).- Following the example of St. Mother Teresa of Kolkata, hunger for Jesus, partake in the Bread

Pope commends North Macedonians for respect among cultures, 2019-05-07 03:54:00Skopje, North Macedonia, May 7, 2019 / 01:54 am (CNA).- Speaking to North Macedonian authorities Tuesday, Pope Francis commended the country for its t

German Church membership will be halved by 2060, 2019-05-06 12:43:00Berlin, Germany, May 6, 2019 / 10:43 am (CNA).- The number of Germans who pay a state-administered “Church tax” to the Catholic Church or

The parish should be 'a home with open 2019-05-06 09:55:00Rakovski, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019 / 07:55 am (CNA).- The parish should be at the center of the community, a place where God’s presence is felt and

Pope Francis says First Communion Mass in Bulgaria 2019-05-06 07:39:00Rakovski, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019 / 05:39 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Monday gave First Communion to 245 boys and girls in Rakovski, Bulgaria, telling them

Pope to Bulgarian Catholics: God uses imperfect people 2019-05-05 12:06:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 10:06 am (CNA).- The Lord works with imperfect situations and imperfect people, so persevere in holiness, Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Catholics and Orthodox are united by 2019-05-05 10:54:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 08:54 am (CNA).- In Bulgaria Sunday, Pope Francis said Catholics and Orthodox are united by the blood of the martyrs an

To invest in the future, invest in young 2019-05-05 07:10:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 5, 2019 / 05:10 am (CNA).- On the first day of a trip to Bulgaria, Pope Francis encouraged authorities to strengthen and grow the

Pope Francis' Bulgaria trip will have an ecumenical 2019-05-03 14:01:00Sofia, Bulgaria, May 3, 2019 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis said Friday that his visit to Bulgaria next week will be a pilgrimage of faith, unity, an

How an Italian basilica was destroyed by fire 2019-05-03 02:43:00Rome, Italy, May 3, 2019 / 12:43 am (CNA).- The partial destruction of Notre Dame basilica in a fire last month elicited mourning from Catholics and n

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How to teach a child to be brave 2019-05-22 06:00:31It's about less talking and more showing.

12 Faces and 12 short stories from the 2019-05-22 00:00:52The Holy Land is wider, bigger, and deeper than one thinks.

The secret to finding love when you’re (painfully) 2019-05-22 00:00:50Married at 44, one woman shares the big lesson she learned while waiting many years for Mr. Right.

Prepare for the Ascension of Jesus with this 2019-05-22 00:00:37Open your heart to the many mysteries of Christ's Ascension and his promise of the Holy Spirit.

9 Time-saving tips that will bring order to 2019-05-22 00:00:35As summer beckons, try adopting these smart habits to make your home more tidy and peaceful.

How to understand the surprisingly sensual Song of 2019-05-22 00:00:28The Old Testament book is a favorite among mystics and saints, but can be shocking to the average reader.

Where to look when it looks like the 2019-05-22 00:00:24A half-hearted Easter isn't enough ...

African Americans welcome Archbishop Gregory to Washington 2019-05-22 00:00:18New leader has special appeal to a demographic that makes up 15% of the archdiocese.

Mysterious 250-year-old stone inscription bears the Sacred Heart 2019-05-22 00:00:11The French town where the stone rests is holding a contest to decipher the indecipherable text.

California Senate to vote on amended seal of 2019-05-21 16:20:46SB 360 amended, but it is still unacceptable to Catholic leaders.

Vatican on Vincent Lambert: Human dignity not compromised 2019-05-21 11:28:09Taking away food and water is abandoning the patient

Philippines legislature makes Virgin Mary’s birthday a national 2019-05-21 10:09:38If signed by President Duterte, this would be the second national Marian holiday in the island nation.

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So Long, Cardinal Wuerl 2019-05-21 10:05:00Today marks Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s long-awaited arrival in Washington, D.C. But while all eyes and expectations are focused on the new man

The Crisis Continues 2019-05-21 06:00:00Vos Estis Lux Mundi , the new papal directive for handling sex abuse charges, takes a few steps toward reform within the Catholic Church. But the pap

Thou Art a Priest Forever 2019-05-20 10:35:00Abolish the Priesthood ,” reads the provocative title of the latest Atlantic cover story, penned by James Carroll. Is it the Brahmin priesthoo

Why Australia’s Conservatives Won 2019-05-20 08:30:00Australian elections are usually predictable affairs. Typically, the party expected to win does win. But on May 18, that maxim was shattered when Prim

Alabama’s Challenge 2019-05-17 06:00:00By passing a law that protects life in the womb, Alabama has accomplished the unthinkable—according to the highly profitable abortion indust

Age of Fear 2019-05-17 06:00:00 Me: You said recently—probably on Twitter—that for the last year or so you’ve been reading books in which talk about “fear&r

Notre Dame Students Against Porn 2019-05-16 10:15:00As a student at the University of Notre Dame, I have always been taught to try to make a difference in my community. So when I noticed that campus cul

A Christian Gentleman in the Nation’s Capital 2019-05-15 06:00:00On May 8, the Library of Congress and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars co-hosted a tribute to Dr. James H. Billington, who died la

Hilltops of the Holy Land 2019-05-14 06:00:00When Aaron Lipkin looks out, he sees biblical history all around. There is Bethel, where two bears mauled the hooligans who heckled Elisha. Across the

Chimpanzee Disaster 2019-05-13 06:00:00Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling of an American Dream by carson vaughanlittle a, 266 pages, $24.95 Continue Reading »

Ever Devotedly in Notre Dame 2019-05-10 09:55:00Given the attention paid to Fr. Theodore Hesburgh these days, interested parties would do well to consult American Priest by Fr. Wilson Miscamble.

Persecution and Constitutional Theocracy 2019-05-10 06:00:00The Interim Report on global persecution , issued at Easter by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, is a landmark achievement. I hope it

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Florida Catholic Conference asks governor to halt execution 2019-05-21 19:38:00Tallahassee, Fla., May 21, 2019 / 05:38 pm (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of Florida are calling on the state’s governor to spare the life of Bobb

Democratic governor of Louisiana says he will sign 2019-05-21 19:05:00Baton Rouge, La., May 21, 2019 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- The governor of Louisiana - a Catholic Democrat - says he will sign a bill banning abortions after t

Pennsylvania Catholic church vandalized with pro-choice graffiti 2019-05-21 17:54:00Philadelphia, Pa., May 21, 2019 / 03:54 pm (CNA).- A Catholic church in Pennsylvania was vandalized with pro-choice graffiti over the weekend as the a

Burns: 'Sensational' raid on Dallas chancery was 'traumatic' 2019-05-21 17:05:00Dallas, Texas, May 21, 2019 / 03:05 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Dallas says that a May 15 police raid on diocesan offices was sensationalism, traumatic,

Archbishop Gregory pledges openness at ‘defining moment’ in 2019-05-21 14:51:00Washington D.C., May 21, 2019 / 12:51 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Wilton Gregory expressed “deep gratitude and immeasurable joy” as he took char

Severely disabled French man taken off, returned to 2019-05-21 08:09:00Reims, France, May 21, 2019 / 06:09 am (CNA).- A severely disabled French man, who has been artificially fed and hydrated in a hospital in northeaster

Pope Francis: Bishops who do not know their 2019-05-21 06:08:00Vatican City, May 21, 2019 / 04:08 am (CNA).- Pope Francis said Monday that each bishop has a duty to have a strong, close relationship with his pries

With record number of seminarians, Phoenix diocese pledges 2019-05-21 02:00:00Phoenix, Ariz., May 21, 2019 / 12:00 am (CNA).- With a record-high number of seminarians, the Diocese of Phoenix has dedicated more funds to support t

Philippine Catholics lead AIDS memorial event 2019-05-20 21:06:00Iloilo City, Philippines, May 20, 2019 / 07:06 pm (CNA).- Filipino Catholic leaders in the central province of Iloilo held an AIDS memorial event over

South Sudan president: I was ‘almost trembling’ as 2019-05-20 18:32:00Juba, South Sudan, May 20, 2019 / 04:32 pm (CNA).- In an unprecedented gesture last month, Pope Francis kissed the feet of several South Sudanese lead

MS-13 gang member suspected in Salvadoran priest’s death 2019-05-20 18:30:00San Salvador, El Salvador, May 20, 2019 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- A priest has been shot and killed by a suspected gang member in El Salvador, Vatican News r

Trump insists abortion laws must allow exceptions for 2019-05-20 17:13:00Washington D.C., May 20, 2019 / 03:13 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump over the weekend admonished pro-life advocates seeking to make abortion illega

Crisis Magazine

What Is Beauty and Why Do We Need 2019-05-20 03:10:06Suppose there is such a thing as objective beauty. Suppose, along with the classical and Christian traditions, that the human person is made for beaut

Anti-Polish Bigotry in Contemporary Scotland 2019-05-20 03:00:28The most recent and internationally-reported physical and verbal assaults on Catholic clergy and churches in Glasgow has occasioned not only vehement

A Great Catch: The 153 Fish 2019-05-17 03:10:24“I welcome you on the eve of a great battle.” So began General Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 15, 1944, solemnly addressing the admirals and

Pro-Abortion Politician to Speak at Boston College 2019-05-17 03:00:45The Boston College Law School has invited Congressman Robert Scott (D-VA) to speak at its spring commencement ceremony. Many universities, including C

Evangelization and Doctrine Are Inseparable 2019-05-16 04:35:47We preach doctrine, and doctrine exists to be preached. If that sounds circular, then we understand correctly that doctrine and evangelization are two

Is the Popular Video Game Fortnite Sinful? 2019-05-16 04:30:22The video game, Fortnite Battle Royale, is disrupting many a household: Parents tell horror stories of young sons who play it non-stop and suddenly tu

Benedict’s Essay Is an Implicit Rebuke of Amoris 2019-05-15 04:45:06The turbulence surrounding the sex abuse debacle in the Catholic Church was recently addressed in Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s April essay &ldqu

The Greater Mysteries in the Shadow of the 2019-05-15 04:40:07In the space between the Cross and the Parousia, we are prone to wonder: What really happens when we die? What does it mean to be absent from the body

Catholicism and White Guilt 2019-05-14 04:45:30Are you an ethnically European Catholic? Do you talk about “white guilt” or “white privilege” with other Catholics? Whether yo