Catholic Faith

November 26, 2013

Pope Francis Backs Male Priesthood, Urges ‘Feminine Genius’ in the Church

The Holy Father said the male priesthood is not ‘open to discussion,’ but explained the need for a ‘more incisive female presence’ in the Church’s life.

November 22, 2013

John F. Kennedy and C.S. Lewis: Where Are They Now?

COMMENTARY

November 22, 2013

Scalfari Confesses: Pope’s Words in Interview May Not Have Been His Own

The author of the controversial Pope Francis interview in La Repubblica said he wrote the Pope’s answers ‘with my own words.’

November 22, 2013

Pope Francis' Phone Call Surprises School Teacher and Students

The Holy Father called the teacher who had sent him photos of children who died from cancer due to the Mafia dumping toxic waste.

November 21, 2013

JFK After 50 Years

COMMENTARY

November 21, 2013

Christmas Toy Drive for Schools Is Constitutional, Lawyer Contends

As the American Humanist Association cries foul, the senior legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom calls Operation Christmas Child one of many community-service projects to choose from.

November 21, 2013

Tour Roman Catacombs, Courtesy of Google Maps

The Internet’s largest search engine creates digital maps of the Catacomb of Priscilla and the Dino Companion.

November 20, 2013

South Sudan Bishops Praise National Progress, Urge Reforms

The bishops urged that a process of national reconciliation take place to heal the wounds left by decades of civil war.

November 20, 2013

Knights of Columbus' Pope Francis Documentary Now on DVD

The documentary delves into the background of the Holy Father from his days in Argentina.

November 20, 2013

Cardinal O’Malley: Cohabitation and Student Debt Threaten Marriage

The Boston archbishop pointed out that student debt is forcing young people to postpone not only marriage, but priestly and religious vocations as well.

November 19, 2013

Latest Vatican Reform Has Scores of Priests Returning to Their Dioceses

At least 30 priests are expected to resume diocesan ministry after their service at the Vatican, according to sources.

November 19, 2013

U.S. Officially Designates Boko Haram as Terrorist Group

According to reports, the Nigeria-based Islamic group has been responsible for the deaths of an estimated 2,800 people.

November 19, 2013

Students for Life of America’s Planned Parenthood Project Creates Dialogue

Pro-life groups on college campuses take a stand for life.

November 18, 2013

Fear of the Lord: The Beginning of Wisdom

COMMENTARY: A Register series on the gifts of the Holy Spirit

November 13, 2013

Vatican Secretary of State Expected in Office Nov. 16

Archbishop Pietro Parolin has been ill since Pope Francis appointed him Aug. 31 to succeed Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone.

November 13, 2013

U.S. Bishops to Address Pornography’s ‘Serious Challenges’

Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, N.Y., cites statistics that show that the material is ‘a significant factor’ in nearly 60% of divorces.

November 12, 2013

Pope Francis: Entrust Yourself to the Loving Hands That Formed You

People must choose to face death ‘belonging to the devil’ or entrusting themselves to the loving hands of God, the Pope said.

November 8, 2013

Marco Roncalli on His Great-Uncle, Blessed John XXIII

The great-nephew of the soon-to-be canonized pope will publish a new book on his famous relative, in time for the April 27 ceremony in Rome.

November 1, 2013

Mysteriously Moved by Sacred Music

How did an electric-guitar player in a garage band become a chant instructor at a seminary?

October 30, 2013

Pope Francis Hits 10 Million Twitter Followers

Although President Barack Obama still has more followers on the popular social-media site, the Holy Father’s tweets show a much wider reach.

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