A Service of EWTN
Publisher's Note
Michael Warsaw
A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER
Sunday Guide
Claire Dwyer
User’s Guide to Sunday, Dec. 16
Commentary
David A. Smither
COMMENTARY
Blogs
Jimmy Akin
Is Pope Francis likely to approve a change in the Italian translation of the Lord’s Prayer? What’s the real story, and what does it mean for us?
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Resources and alternatives are available to deliver affordable options that are in line with Church teachings.
Features
Peter Jesserer Smith
Pope Francis has identified sexual activity in the clergy as a problem — and adult victims say it gives cover to sexual abuse.
Nation
Joan Frawley Desmond
The veteran Catholic lawyer’s résumé of government service includes a previous two-year stint as U.S. attorney general.
World
Ed Condon/CNA
The guidance applies only to the Church of England and not to other branches of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Vatican
Edward Pentin
The issue has so far been avoided by those preparing for the event, but now is highlighted in the wake of Francis’ recent forceful remarks about the problem.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
The Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act is hailed as a vital piece in keeping the Christian presence alive in ancestral homelands.
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A generous gesture in 2001 tells a tale of the importance of faith, family and friendship to the late president, who died Nov. 30 at the age of 94.
Claire Dwyer
New resources for the second half of the season.
Joseph Pronechen
How a nutcracker display, chocolate shop and big-city Nativity scene evoke the true meaning.
VOICES from the Blogs
Sherry Antonetti
Kathy Schiffer
Kathy Schiffer
Angelo Stagnaro
Jim Graves
Jimmy Akin
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Fr. Dwight Longenecker
Kevin Di Camillo
Dave Armstrong
Patti Armstrong
Edward Pentin
Sherry Antonetti
Jim Graves
Joseph Pronechen
Kathy Schiffer
Jimmy Akin