CNA: Last weekend, John Moore arrived at the Washington Monument in the US capital, after a walking pilgrimage from San Francisco that began in April 2018, in time to attend Friday’s March for Life. Story here.
Aleteia, Dominika Cicha and Marzena Devoud: n February 23, 1962, Cecilia gave birth to twin girls. However, she never had the chance to meet them; she died in childbirth, from complications related to her Caesarean section. Faced with this dramatic situation, the family … Continue reading
Sohrab Ahmari:An empty, end-of-history multiculturalism breeds greater confusion than if the West were to say, “We are this, and you are that.” Crux, Charles C. Camosy: [Editor’s Note: Sohrab Ahmari is an Iranian-American author who serves as the op-ed editor of the … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, K.V. Turley: This is truly a Christmas tale. It starts with a modern-day Scrooge. A Scottish shopping mall decided to ban the display of a Christmas crib. The shopping mall owners flaunted their decision stating that it … Continue reading
CNA: Emma Morosini has been called the “pilgrim grandmother.” Earlier this year, at the age of 94, she earned that nickname by concluding a 570-mile walking pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Her 40-day pilgrimage took Morosini from … Continue reading
Return to Order: The song ‘Silent Night’ is by far the most symbolic of Christmas carols. It is understandable, then, that we might wonder about the origin of such an extraordinary song. To tell the story of its origins we must start at … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, K.V. Turley: This is the story of a young woman, a gifted pianist, who, after the Nazi invasion of France, began to work for the Resistance. Her subsequent arrest and torture at the hands of the Gestapo left … Continue reading
“Those who have not lived before the Revolution do not know the sweetness of life.” So said, with great irony, Charles Maurice de Tallyrand, the renegade bishop who did as much as any individual to empower the French Revolution of … Continue reading
Background On August 2 of this year, Pope Francis announced he will revise the teaching on the Death Penalty in the post-conciliar Catechism of the Catholic Church. And indeed the new Catechism did just that affirming that capital punishment is … Continue reading
Miami Herald, Mark Young: “There’s all kinds of stuff out there, but this is because I’m Catholic and it’s wrong,” she said. “With all the things going on in the world, I would think there would be more important things … Continue reading
CNA: Inmates from La Joya and Nueva Joya prisons have begun the construction of 250 confessionals to be used in the Sacrament of Reconciliation at World Youth Day in Panama in January 2019. More here.
Denver Catholic, Moira Cullings: Witold Engel was living his Catholic faith at the age of nine years old in a place no one could ever imagine — Auschwitz concentration camp. As a prisoner during the Holocaust, Witold watched as a … Continue reading
On Sunday, November 4th, 2018, Bishop James Conley led a Eucharistic Procession around the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln. This was the closing event of phase 2 of an 18 month, three phase Rosary Crusade led by Fr. James Kelleher, … Continue reading
CNA, Ed Condon: Many bishops spend their days carefully making plans to lead and manage the dioceses entrusted to them. Bishop George Pallipparambil of the Indian diocese of Miao is different. He says that in his diocese, the planning is … Continue reading