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Vatican: German synod plans ‘not ecclesiologically valid’ 2019-09-12 15:18:00Vatican City, Sep 12, 2019 / 01:18 pm (CNA).- In a letter sent to German bishops last week, the Vatican has said that plans for a binding Church synod

EU official: Release of Asia Bibi shows promise 2019-09-12 02:02:00Budapest, Hungary, Sep 12, 2019 / 12:02 am (CNA).- A European Union official who played a role in working for the release of Pakistani death row inmat

Dutch doctor cleared in case of euthanasia without 2019-09-11 18:29:00The Hague, The Netherlands, Sep 11, 2019 / 04:29 pm (CNA).- A Netherlands court acquitted a doctor involved in a controversial euthanasia case who had

Bishop warns of the 'desolate panorama' of Spain's 2019-09-10 17:26:00San Sebastian, Spain, Sep 10, 2019 / 03:26 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of San Sebastián wrote Sunday of the problems facing Spain as its birthrate is

German bishops rejected plan for Francis-style ‘Priority of 2019-09-10 15:40:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 10, 2019 / 01:40 pm (CNA).- The German bishops have rejected an alternative proposal for a synodal process centered on the &ldquo

‘Disgraceful injustice’: Thousands protest law to force abortion 2019-09-09 14:35:00Belfast, Northern Ireland, Sep 9, 2019 / 12:35 pm (CNA).- Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Belfast on Saturday to protest against th

Analysis: Who are the Central Committee of German 2019-09-06 10:00:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 6, 2019 / 08:00 am (CNA).- Following the news that the Church in Germany will proceed to form a new Synodal Assembly as part of a

Miraculous healing at Knock Shrine confirmed by Irish 2019-09-05 18:24:00Tuam, Ireland, Sep 5, 2019 / 04:24 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Church in Ireland has for the first time recognized a miracle attached to the Knock Shrine,

German bishops to green light binding 'Synodal Assembly' 2019-09-05 14:02:00Berlin, Germany, Sep 5, 2019 / 12:02 pm (CNA).- The German bishops are pressing forward with a controversial synodal program, creating a new Synodal A

From inspiration to adoption: A story of working 2019-09-05 13:24:00Rome, Italy, Sep 5, 2019 / 11:24 am (CNA).- More than 20 years ago, Ann Pollak traveled to Calcutta, hoping to volunteer alongside Mother Teresa. The

Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrate founder’s 2019-08-28 19:07:00Barcelona, Spain, Aug 28, 2019 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- Nearly 2,000 Little Sisters of the Abandoned Elderly celebrated the August 26 feast day of their fou

Language learning app takes Latin from ‘dead’ to 2019-08-28 14:07:00Rome, Italy, Aug 28, 2019 / 12:07 pm (CNA).- Duolingo, the popular free language learning website and app, has launched a Latin course to help its use

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How the Institute of Christ the King saved 2019-09-20 07:00:38Where once there was fear of failure, now there is hope for the future. 

American woman swims English Channel four times in 2019-09-20 06:00:51Sarah Thomas' record-breaking swim demonstrates human will power and determination.

Living, not just surviving: Hope after the massacre 2019-09-20 01:33:31A teacher who survived the Newtown shooting shares her reasons for hope

Find peace in God’s will for your life 2019-09-20 00:00:47When God's will is not easy to accept, pray that God might establish peace in your heart.

Gold dust may prove Shroud of Turin existed 2019-09-20 00:00:40Italian researchers suggest the fought-over relic was in the Byzantine Empire as early as the 600s.

The curious connection between the job of doorkeeper 2019-09-20 00:00:28There are many saints in the Catholic Church who found holiness in being a humble porter.

The one thing I’ll never do in front 2019-09-20 00:00:23This moment taught me a lot about myself and who I want to be as a mother.

6 Private Catholic retreat centers where you can 2019-09-20 00:00:11These centers offer quiet and solitude, along with access to Mass, confession, and spiritual direction.

Bishop Barron on Cardinal Etchegaray, Henri de Lubac, 2019-09-20 00:00:06This is much more than a charming story, for upon John Paul’s reverence for Henri de Lubac hangs a very interesting tale of continuing relevance

What would you say to your children if 2019-09-20 00:00:00There's no guarantee you'll have the time later.

God wants us to ‘cheat’ Him out of 2019-09-19 14:30:30To show that God’s ways are not ours, Jesus has to use exaggeration.

Indian Jesuit school attacked by 500 armed extremists 2019-09-19 13:04:44Catholic officials ask why there have been no arrests made.

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The Bleak World of Téa Obreht 2019-09-13 06:00:00Eight years and half a planet separate Téa Obreht’s second novel from her first. The eight years is the time between Obreht’s debut

Penguin Dysphoria 2019-09-12 09:40:00At a young age I knew more about Viking rune stones and fifteenth-century Venetian commerce than is common among relatively well balanced late adolesc

Australian Justice in the Dock 2019-09-11 06:00:00Consider this sequence of events, familiar to some but evidently not to others: Continue Reading »

Renewing the Transatlantic Alliance 2019-09-10 09:30:00In June, German politician Norbert Röttgen offered a sober assessment of the frayed relations between the European establishment and the Trump

Playing Church 2019-09-10 06:00:00An Associated Press feel-good story surfaced recently concerning the festive send-off and theatrical suicide of a 75-year-old Seattle man named Robe

Concerning Bullshit 2019-09-10 06:00:00Princeton University, as its graduates will gladly tell you, is the real treasure of the Ivy League. And for good reason: Past and present faculty ran

The Breath of God 2019-09-09 09:25:00What do a genocidal African ex-warlord, an ambitious and fecund Buddhist man with sixteen children, and a middle-aged English professor-turned-suicide

French and Ahmari Enter the Ring 2019-09-07 13:25:00For much of their debate , hosted on Thursday at Catholic University of America, David French and Sohrab Ahmari were&nb

Heaven Is Above Me 2019-09-06 06:00:00Every year I am surprised by which books turn out to be (for me) among the most memorable of the year. The Heart’s Necessities: Life in Poetry

Tullian Tchividjian’s Upside Down Christianity 2019-09-05 06:00:00Four years after a sex scandal prompted him to depart from Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Tullian Tchividjian, grandson to Billy Graham, has again

Sarah Ruden's Mistakes 2019-08-22 06:00:00I fumed and fumed.” Continue Reading »

Getting Beyond Darwin 2019-08-21 09:20:00Bishop Robert Barron and others working hard to evangelize the “Nones”—young adults without religious conviction—tell us that

CNA Daily News

Novena of thanksgiving to precede Newman's canonization 2019-09-20 05:01:00Birmingham, England, Sep 20, 2019 / 03:01 am (CNA).- The Oratories of England are organizing a novena next month leading up to the canonization of Ble

Scottish Church says Catholics schools don't cause violence 2019-09-19 22:00:00Edinburgh, Scotland, Sep 19, 2019 / 08:00 pm (CNA).- A spokesman for the Catholic Church in Scotland said Wednesday the suggestion that Catholic schoo

UK court clears 80-year-old accused of ‘mercy killing’ 2019-09-19 20:39:00London, England, Sep 19, 2019 / 06:39 pm (CNA).- Family members of an 80-year-old woman in England are advocating for legalized assisted suicide after

Spanish bishops on migrants: 'We don't love God 2019-09-19 19:50:00Madrid, Spain, Sep 19, 2019 / 05:50 pm (CNA).- The head of the migration commission for the Spanish Bishops’ Conference emphasized that love of

Padre Pio overcame suffering with hope, says Italian 2019-09-19 18:58:00Foggia, Italy, Sep 19, 2019 / 04:58 pm (CNA).- More than 50 years after the death of Padre Pio, one of the last journalists to interview the saint has

Indiana bishop offers cemetery for burial of aborted 2019-09-19 17:45:00Fort Wayne, Ind., Sep 19, 2019 / 03:45 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend offered Thursday the use of a Catholic cemetery to bury the more

Transgender man will be allowed to sue Catholic 2019-09-19 16:00:00Sacramento, Calif., Sep 19, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- A Sacramento-area woman who identifies as a transgender man will be allowed to sue a Catholic hosp

Polls show majority support in US for medical 2019-09-19 15:00:00Washington D.C., Sep 19, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- New poll results show that a large majority of Americans believe that healthcare professionals should

‘Secret preacher’ of Dachau concentration camp beatified 2019-09-19 14:06:00Limburg, Germany, Sep 19, 2019 / 12:06 pm (CNA).- The ‘secret preacher of block 17’ who witnessed to Christ in a Nazi concentration camp w

Pope's cardinal advisors continue to discuss apostolic constitution 2019-09-19 12:14:00Vatican City, Sep 19, 2019 / 10:14 am (CNA).- Pope Francis’ now six-member Council of Cardinal Advisors met this week to continue work on the fo

Blood of St. Januarius liquefies on feast day 2019-09-19 12:06:00Naples, Italy, Sep 19, 2019 / 10:06 am (CNA).- The miracle of the liquefiction of the blood of early Church martyr St. Januarius took place Thursday i

Draft law would preserve abortion pill restrictions 2019-09-19 12:00:00Washington D.C., Sep 19, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- New federal legislation has been drafted to preserve restrictions on the availability of abortion pil

Crisis Magazine

Pontifical Chic 2019-09-13 03:10:49In 2013, Pope Francis sonorously and rightly enjoined the bishops of the world: “Avoid the scandal of being ‘airport bishops’!&rdquo

The Uncivil Civility of David French 2019-09-13 03:00:40Debates are about making points, yes, but they’re also about comportment. The exchange between Sohrab Ahmari and David French, which took place

In the Image of Slob 2019-09-12 03:10:17Several years before his death last spring, the Hungarian-American historian John Lukacs remarked to me, in reference to 21st-century America, that &l

A Judicial Victory Over Radical Secularism 2019-09-12 03:00:18In early August, the Freedom from Religion Foundation—secularist bullies who go around the country seeking especially to pressure local governme

Infandum: 18 Years On 2019-09-11 03:10:53Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in the November 2001 print edition of Crisis. In 1789 George Washington prayed in St. Paul&rsquo

The Religious Left Just Doesn’t Get It: Socialism 2019-09-11 03:00:27“If someone calls it socialism,” said Rev. William Barber at the August meeting of the Democratic National Committee, “then we must

We Are All Ahmarists Now, Part II 2019-09-10 03:10:40[This is part two of Michael Warren Davis’s two-part reflection on the Ahmari-French debate on the future of Christian conservatism. Read the fi

Who is My Enemy? 2019-09-10 03:00:55We are trying to live the faith in a bad time. The engines of the mass phenomena are all ranged against us: schools and colleges, television, newspape

We Are All Ahmarists Now, Part I 2019-09-09 03:10:34There’s something precarious in writin