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Christian woman’s attackers will face justice, Egyptian president vows


Would St. Thomas More have voted for Donald Trump?
Rachel Lu
The basic facts are these. St. Thomas More, born in London in 1478, was a devout Catholic, and also one of the most incisive legal minds of his day. Upon entering the service of King Henry VIII, he made clear that he believed the king’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon to be valid and thus not annullable. Initially, Henry claimed to respect More’s views...


Check out the new lava flows from Kilauea and Piton de la Fournaise...


The Odd Couple: Che Guevara and the Blessed Virgin Mary...


Scientists have come to a shocking realization about the universe...


On the need to receive the Eucharist worthily...
Msgr. Charles Pope
In light of Sunday’s Feast of Corpus Christi, I would like to recall the need for the reverent and worthy reception of Holy Communion and to develop an explanation for the Church’s practice of what some call “closed Communion.” Not everyone who uses this terminology means it pejoratively, although some do. But to some extent it is fair to say that we do have “closed Communion...


The strange and mysterious history of “The Passion of Joan of Arc”...


Memorial Day is a “National All Souls’ Day”...


Complete English text: Archbishop Georg Gänswein’s “Expanded Petrine Office” speech...


Earth and Mars are about to get very cozy...


Corpus Christi: Jesus Wants to Feed You!...


Michigan Abortionist failed to disclose criminal convictions, now faces sanctions...
Kathy Schiffer
So you wouldn’t expect a guy who makes his living by killing helpless pre-born children to be a good guy, would you? Dr. Thomas Gordon, medical director at the Heritage Clinic in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a case in point: Besides working as an abortionist, Gordon has had a number of run-ins with the law including four criminal convictions...


If you died tomorrow, where would you go?
Matthew Sewell
Life is a funny thing. That we can inhale and exhale, consume food and drink, create things with our hands, think things with our brains, witness beauty with our eyes, take in the scents of our surroundings, or choose to walk left or walk right is a funny reality, is indeed very strange. Of course, it’s entirely normal as we experience it...


Remember this heroic priest on Memorial Day...


5 extraordinary Eucharistic miracles that left physical evidence (with pictures)...
Brantly Millegan
Catholics believe that Jesus Christ is really, truly, and substantially present in the Eucharist. There are many stories of miracles throughout Church history that seem to confirm this important teaching. It’s important to note that no Catholic is required to believe any of these stories. Even if they have been investigated and approved by the Church...


The fascinating story behind Wisconsin's St. Joan of Arc Chapel from France...


‘The Exorcist’ director William Friedkin says witnessing actual exorcism was life-changing event...
Patti Armstrong
Exorcisms are not something the Catholic Church flaunts yet the world seems to understand, and certainly Hollywood does, that if the devil shows up, your next best move is to call a priest. Even Protestant Pastors will often call a priest. For instance, in April 2012, Fr. Michael Maginot of St. Stephen Martyr Church in Merrillville...


“Me Before You” is about the suicide of a disabled character, and the slow suicide of the West...
Chelsea Zimmerman
Sometimes movie spoilers are a welcome thing. Several months ago I saw a trailer for the movie Me Before You and got a little excited. A modern romance featuring a disabled main character. It looked so positive and promising. I should have known better. Apparently Me Before You, which hits theaters next weekend, was a novel first and many disability rights activists are speaking out about its less-than-romantic ending...

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Making America great again will depend more on families and communities than on politicians...
Kathryn Jean Lopez
A Muslim college president on a panel with Christian leaders recently described some of the things we’re debating right now as appearing insane to his people. Polling continuously reports that most of America is opposed to abortion — we just want to make sure that women in difficult situations have options and support. If we start looking around and asking people what they want and need...


Harambe the Gorilla and the mob of disordered compassionistas...


14 inspiring photos of Mass celebrated in war zones...


Liberal columnist Nicholas Kristof says liberals are “cocky”, “illiberal”, “hypocritical”, “closed-minded”...


George Clooney among celebrities honored by Pope Francis...


4 American Catholic priests who truly memorialize honor and heroism...


Are “little sins” no big deal?
Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble
Venerable Fulton Sheen once said that hearing the confessions of nuns is “like being stoned with popcorn.” I like Fulton Sheen but this quote annoys me. When I came back to the Church after almost a dozen years away, I had some pretty hefty grievous-sin-filled confession. But I have to be honest, I feel that my confessions now...


Saint Joseph in the month of Mary...
Fr. C. John McCloskey
The Holy Father recently gave us a beautiful look at the joy of married and family life, rightly understood and well-lived. Despite the unique circumstances of the Holy Family, we see in the marital vocation of both Mary and Joseph the crucial importance of marriage and of the distinctive roles of women as mothers and men as fathers...


7 quotes from Pope St. John Paul II on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi...
Tom Perna
The teaching of the True Presence is a fundamental teaching of the Catholic Church. This day is a day where being Catholic is just awesome! It’s like Catholic Candy Land! If these three solemnities were horses in a horserace, I would use them in a Trifecta bet, because these three solemnities are like the Supernatural Trifecta...


Want to be a good servant? Be generous, Pope Francis tells deacons...


7 mysteries of the faith unlocked by the Holy Eucharist...
Joe Heschmeyer
In theological circles, a lot is said about “covenantal theology,” and Christianity is often referred to as “the New Covenant.” Given this, it’s striking that Christ specifically mentions the New Covenant exactly once in the New Testament, and it’s at the Last Supper. As He is consecrating the wine into His Blood, He says...


5 secrets for summertime survival...
Brianna Heldt
Middle-school finals have been taken, elementary field day has been completed, an assortment of report cards has come home, and over-stuffed backpacks filled with cookie crumbs and broken pencils have been abandoned in our ever-cluttered mudroom. Summer is, officially, now in full-swing. Back in our homeschooling days, the annual season of bee-stings and sunburns was not such a big change from the norm...


It's official: Diocese approves apparitions of Our Lady in San Nicolás, Argentina...


‘Me Before You’ reveals that many are secretly biased against disabled people...


The hidden science of elevators...


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