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John Paul II’s mom chose life after her 2021-10-22 09:00:00 Karol Wojtyla with his parents. Photo courtesy of the Dicoese of Krakow. Rome Newsroom, Oct 22, 2021 / 07:00 am (CNA). Over one hundred years ago

Catholic, Anglican, and Jewish leaders urge UK Parliament 2021-10-22 08:35:00 Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis attend a vigil in London, England, March 24, 2

Could St. John Paul II be declared a 2021-10-22 04:00:00 Pope John Paul II in 1996. / Vatican Media Warsaw, Poland, Oct 22, 2021 / 02:00 am (CNA). The Polish bishops’ conference made a formal requ

British doctors say they will not participate in 2021-10-21 19:00:00 The House of Parliament in London. / Daniel Gale/Shutterstock. London, England, Oct 21, 2021 / 17:00 pm (CNA). A group of some 1,700 British doct

UK lawmaker proposes adding ‘Amess amendment’ on last 2021-10-21 16:00:00 Official portrait of Sir David Amess. / Chris McAndrew via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0). London, England, Oct 21, 2021 / 14:00 pm (CNA). The amendment w

When will Bl. Charles de Foucauld be canonized? 2021-10-21 08:05:00 A statue of Bl. Charles de Foucauld in Strasbourg, France. / PhotoFires/Shutterstock Rome Newsroom, Oct 21, 2021 / 06:05 am (CNA). ‘Only th

Poland commemorates anniversary of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko’s martyrdom 2021-10-20 15:00:00 A Mass in honor of Blessed Jerzy Popiełuszko at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 19. 2021. / Muzeum, Ośrodka Dokumentac

Rector Fr. Peter Harman to end term at 2021-10-20 13:57:00 Pope Francis’ with Fr. Peter Harman, rector of the Pontifical North American College, in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Sept. 29, 2021. / P

Catholic leader says his archdiocese won’t take part 2021-10-20 11:00:00 Archbishop Wolfgang Haas of Vaduz, Liechtenstein. / Monegasque2 via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0). Vaduz, Liechtenstein, Oct 20, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA)

Godfather ban: Sicilian Catholic diocese suspends naming of 2021-10-20 08:10:00 Baptism. / Josh Applegate via Unsplash.com. Rome Newsroom, Oct 20, 2021 / 06:10 am (CNA). A decree issued by the archbishop of Catania came into

Assisted suicide counseling via Zoom an even worse 2021-10-19 20:00:00 Video_Creative / Shutterstock. Edinburgh, Scotland, Oct 19, 2021 / 18:00 pm (CNA). Videophone evaluations are no way to assess someone for assist

Nun released nearly five years after kidnapping in 2021-10-19 18:39:00 Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez / CEC Rome, Italy, Oct 19, 2021 / 16:39 pm (CNA). Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez Argoti, a missionary

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Why does our father’s approval matter so much New! 2021-10-25 09:00:00A father's words and example have a lifelong influence on his children.

6 Hymns for All Saints Day as you’ve 2021-10-25 07:00:00From Louis Armstrong to Matt Maher, find the saintly song that speaks for you.

Viral faith-filled TikTok video is perfect for today’s 2021-10-25 06:00:00We could all join in with this trend.

Novena for the Holy Souls: Day 2 2021-10-25 05:33:05Each one of them is looked upon by the Father ...

Catholic prayer for a deeper faith 2021-10-25 05:00:00If you want to go deeper in your faith, here is a prayer for you.

Easy last-minute no-sew costumes for Halloween and All 2021-10-25 04:00:00Find the perfect saint costume based on popular dress-up items you already have at home.

Can a werewolf receive communion? 2021-10-25 03:00:00An Irish legend tells of a Catholic priest who gave communion to a dying werewolf.

Novena for the Holy Souls: Day 1 2021-10-24 15:35:34They are in the hands of God ...

Christians in Lebanon threatened with extinction, says Patriarch 2021-10-24 13:00:00Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan warned, “We are very, very scared that if this crisis continues it will be the end of Chris

Amazing stories of sisters and nuns who inspire 2021-10-24 12:00:00Discover how a life dedicated to serving God makes the world a much better place.

We must put an end to the return 2021-10-24 10:34:14I hear your cries and I pray for you, says Pope Francis in appeal for migrants of Libya.

4 Steps of prayer to learn from today’s 2021-10-24 10:12:56Bartimaeus might be a blind beggar, but he is a model of prayer.

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A Little Wisdom From Bernard 2021-10-21 06:00:00Bernard of Clairvaux, the great 12th-century saint and Doctor of the Church who renewed the Western monastic tradition, once warned that “The mo

The Church Among the Deathworks 2021-10-21 06:00:00In his fascinating new book, Hegel’s Century , intellectual historian Jon Stewart comments that Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of Re

Pope Francis, “Estranged” Catholics, and Holy Communion 2021-10-20 06:00:00Certain Catholic media platforms that often function as de facto extensions of Jen Psaki’s White House Press Office have continually urged the U

Rediscovering Conservatism in Sweden 2021-10-19 06:00:00In 2011, I received a phone call from an old friend. He suggested I join him and a few others at a Stockholm café on Kungsgatan (The King&rsquo

Woke Theory at Evangelical Colleges 2021-10-19 00:00:00Parents from Biden-voting areas such as Westchester County (NY), Maricopa County (AZ), and northern Virginia have been protesting the teaching o

Lose the Culture, Lose the Family 2021-10-18 00:00:00Many factors influence decisions to marry and have children: prevailing religious commitments, ideas of beauty and honor, vanity, hope or confidence i

Giving Billy Joel His Due 2021-10-15 06:00:00I vividly remember the first time I heard Billy Joel on the radio. Mainstream pop/rock radio was not part of my childhood listening diet, so I was alr

Why We Call God “Our Father” 2021-10-15 00:00:00Fr. Thomas Reese—former editor in chief of America magazine and now a senior analyst for Religion News Service (RNS)—recently promoted a

What Sally Rooney Thinks Reading Is For 2021-10-15 00:00:00Of all the silly things smart people believe are true, my favorite is the idea that the invention of the printing press made books readily and cheaply

Every Inch A King 2021-10-14 06:00:00It’s “patently obvious,” writes Joseph Pearce in The Quest for Shakespeare , that King Lear is a meta-dramatic allegory for Prote

On Not Buying into the Mythology of “Prestige” 2021-10-13 06:00:00Some years ago, a Catholic prep school invited me to address its parents’ association on the future of Catholic education. After describing how

Andrew Sullivan’s Facts 2021-10-13 06:00:00Out on a Limb:Selected Writing, 1989-2021 by andrew sullivan simon and schuster, 576 pages, $35 Continue Reading »

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Pope Francis appeals that migrants not be sent 2021-10-24 08:30:00 Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Oct. 24, 2021. / Vatican Media Vatican City, Oct 24, 2021 / 06:30 am (CNA). Pope Francis made an appeal

Yad Vashem: Vatican librarian Cardinal Tisserant made heroic 2021-10-23 17:00:00 Cardinal Eugene Tisserant, who was dean of the College of Cardinals from 1951 to 1972, and has been named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem

Human rights begin in the womb, Cardinal Dolan 2021-10-23 16:45:00 Cardinal Timothy Dolan. / Stephen Driscoll/CNA New York City, N.Y., Oct 23, 2021 / 14:45 pm (CNA). The first step to ending all forms of violence

Alta Fixsler dies in hospice 2021-10-23 15:36:00 Alta Fixsler / EWTN News In Depth / Family Photo Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 23, 2021 / 13:36 pm (CNA). Alta Fixsler, the two-year-old British

Oklahoma City archbishop issues call to prayer for 2021-10-23 14:11:00 Archbishop Paul Coakley. Courtesy photo. Oklahoma City, Okla., Oct 23, 2021 / 12:11 pm (CNA). Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City has issued

Indigenous prayers, dancing in San Bernardino Synod Mass 2021-10-23 13:33:00 Michael Madrigal, a lay minister in the Diocese of San Bernardino, recites the “Native American Prayer to the Four Directions” at the b

Pope Francis: Our response to injustice must be 2021-10-23 12:30:00 Pope Francis meets with the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation at the Vatican on Oct. 23, 2021. / Vatican Media Vatican City, Oct 23, 2021

Pope Francis asks religious sisters to pray for 2021-10-23 10:30:00 Pope Francis meets with the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco in Rome on Oct. 22, 2021. / Vatican Media Rome, Italy, Oct 23, 2021 / 08:30 am (CNA

Here’s how to take a local Catholic pilgrimage 2021-10-23 08:41:00 The Sanctuary of Chimayo / Modern Catholic Pilgrim Facebook Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 23, 2021 / 06:41 am (CNA). The most popular pilgrimages

Will Roe be overturned? Here are 6 notable 2021-10-22 20:22:00 Young people hold signs opposing abortion during the March for Life in Washington, D.C. / Addie Mena/CNA. Denver Newsroom, Oct 22, 2021 / 18:22 pm

Catholics pray after Alabama executes death row inmate 2021-10-22 19:01:00 Florida Department of Corrections execution chamber 1. / Florida State Correctional Facility. Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2021 / 17:01 pm (CNA). Alab

Why legal abortion is bad precedent: Roe v. 2021-10-22 18:38:00 Supporters for and against legal abortion face off during a protest outside the United States Supreme Court. / mark reinstein / Shutterstock Denve

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The Catholic University of America at a Crossroads 2021-10-20 05:10:51After more than a decade of successful leadership in university expansion and academic excellence, The Catholic University of America’s Presiden

The Theological Error in Many Modern Catholic Hymns 2021-10-20 05:00:41In September 2020, the USCCB Committee on Doctrine published “Catholic Hymnody at the Service of the Church: An Aid for Evaluating Hymn Lyrics.&

Catholics and Bitcoin 2021-10-19 15:46:19Bitcoin is all over the news, from being valued near all-time-highs to becoming an official currency of El Salvador. What do Catholics need to know ab

Where Else Are We to Go, If Not 2021-10-19 05:10:06If I were a convert, which I am not, I think I’d rather resent hearing the Pope tell me that I’d made a mistake in becoming one. It seems

The North American Martyrs and the Myth of 2021-10-19 05:00:19October 19 is the feast day of St. Isaac Jogues in the General Calendar. He was a Jesuit missionary working and living among the Mohawk Indians in the

Did Gavin Newsom Murder His Mother? 2021-10-18 05:10:35Gavin Newsom, the current governor of California, is the kind of person who should be kept as far from the reins of power as possible. His life and ca

More Reasons Catholics Aren’t Marrying 2021-10-18 05:00:11Much has been written in Crisis and elsewhere about the declining marriage and birth rates in Western society and the rising average age of the marria

The Tuttle Twins: A Parent’s Weapon in the <