Charity

September 11, 2014

Knights of Columbus’ Collection for Persecuted Iraqis Passes $2 Million

In just three weeks, a matching campaign by the Catholic fraternal order has drawn more than $1 million in public donations.

September 9, 2014

Papal-Blessing Proceeds Will Soon Go to Poor — Not Shopkeepers

Tha papal almoner said the Vatican will directly handle the certificates starting in January 2015.

September 8, 2014

Church Serves Women ‘the Rest of the World Has Left Behind’

‘Anyone who thinks that the Catholic Church doesn’t support women doesn’t know much about the Church,’ an executive from Catholic Relief Services said.

September 4, 2014

Is Dialogue Dead?

COMMENTARY

August 25, 2014

St. Louis Archbishop: The Issue Is Bigger Than Ferguson, America

Without the love of Jesus Christ changing hearts in society, ‘Tragedies and chaos will occur again and again.’

December 10, 2013

Vatican Launches Global Campaign to Fight ‘Scandal of Hunger’

Pope Francis threw his ‘full support’ behind the initiative at a Dec. 10 conference.

October 23, 2013

Catholics Save Lives, Aid Recovery from India's Devastating Cyclone

Disaster preparedness saved countless lives, but Cyclone Phailin left behind a trail of destruction and lost livelihoods.

July 22, 2013

Village of Hope

October 14, 2012

Wisdom and Love Need Each Other

User's Guide to Sunday, Oct. 14

August 31, 2012

Religious People Donate More to Church and Charity

New study looks into America’s great generosity divide.

April 25, 2012

Pope: Make Prayer a Priority

Without prayer as 'the breath of the soul and of life,' the Holy Father said, the faithful 'risk suffocating in the midst of a thousand everyday things.'

April 6, 2012

Long-Married Catholic Couple Writes Meditations for Pope's Stations of the Cross

The Zanzucchis say they compiled the prayers with the help of the Holy Spirit and their own experience of family life.

February 12, 2012

Missing Rungs on the Economic Ladder

Feb. 12 issue column

February 1, 2012

Angels in Africa

British Catholic's charity organization helps children with disabilities in Tanzania.

January 6, 2012

The Catholic Economy and the "Charity" Crutch

December 27, 2011

The Mystery of Charity, The Weak Eye, The Anglican Ordinariate, A Royal Spanish Failure, and more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

November 25, 2011

Agribusiness and Fall of Rome, Saint C.S. Lewis?, Clare and Francis, Holy Souls, and much more!

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November 13, 2011

Pope: Use Your God-Given Talents

Benedict's Nov. 13 Angelus address.

November 7, 2011

Pope: Live Like Those Who Have Hope

Faith in Christ's resurrection and eternal life must inspire Christians to act with love in daily life. Benedict also prayed for victims of violence in Nigeria. Other Vatican news: conference on child-abuse prevention in Rome reiterates need to work to eliminate the evil in society.

November 4, 2011

Go Forth and Blog?, Episcopal Priest now Catholic Story, Facts on Purgatory, and much more!

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October 30, 2011

Pope: Imitate Christ's Service to Others

Benedict's Sunday Angelus for Oct. 30.

September 12, 2011

Pope: Why We Need the Eucharist

Benedict XVI presided at the conclusion of the 25th Italian National Eucharistic Congress on Sept. 11. His Sunday Mass homily reflected on the congress’ theme: 'The Eucharist for Everyday Life.' He also recalled 9/11, entrusting the victims and their families to 'the Lord of life.' He also encouraged families, priests and engaged couples.

September 7, 2011

Catholic Students in Joplin Return to School

Bishop on tornado aftermath: 'There are ... many signs of God’s grace at work, pointing to a future full of hope.'

August 29, 2011

The Difference Between Christian Service and Secular Service

August 10, 2011

The Press Doesn't Get WYD

August 9, 2011

Aborting Charity

Have we become children of a lesser god?

August 9, 2011

Ite Missa Est, What is Catholic Courtesy, The Holy Inquisition, and much more!

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August 1, 2011

Pope Benedict: Loaves-and-Fishes Miracle Reminds Us to Feed the Hungry

Holy Father highlights plight of drought-stricken Africa and reminds the faithful to always help those in need during July 31 Angelus.

July 29, 2011

Entrepreneurial Evangelization

June 11, 2011

Catholic Fundraising Drives Me Nuts

June 7, 2011

Natural Law Ethics: What It Means To Be A Political Animal, Degrees of Prayer, and much more!

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June 2, 2011

St. Sixtus II, Post-Post-Modernism, Can't Name Guardian Angel, Clarity with Charity, and more!

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May 16, 2011

Pope: Live Christian Charity

Indian Christians and their bishops encouraged to demonstrate religious tolerance.

May 13, 2011

Why the Catholic Church Needs to Be Distinctly Catholic

May 11, 2011

Universae Ecclesiae Is Here, Lost Meaning of Sacred, Why May Is Mary's Month, Australia, + more!

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April 25, 2011

Blessing Rite for Easter Food, People's Supermarket, St. Michael Prayer Brought Back, + more!

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April 11, 2011

Recusant Women, Blessed Junipero Serra, Classical Education, Charity, Distributist Guilds, and more!

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March 1, 2011

Tax Return Tithing

September 10, 2010

3 Ways Catholics Can Fight Soros' Dirty Donation

August 14, 2010

Gay Man Excluded From St. Vincent de Paul Presidency

July 21, 2010

Ex-Lesbian Shares Moving Story of Conversion

July 1, 2010

Economy Down, Catholic Giving Up

Organizations Fight Recession to Continue Services

June 26, 2010

Media 'Accidentally' Trashes Palin

June 24, 2010

Bishops and Ugly Babies

June 17, 2010

Bishops Very Troubled by Some Catholic Blogs

June 2, 2010

10 Types of Blog Comments: Part 2 of 2

March 11, 2010

The Reality Show of Our Catholic Story