September 17, 2014

Pope Francis to Make One-Day Journey to Albania

The Holy Father is scheduled to visit the Balkan birthplace of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Sept. 21.

September 17, 2014

Catholic Church in Cuba Sets New Pastoral Plan for Evangelization

‘On the Road to Emmaus’ offers a three-part reflection on the social and political reality and on the Church in the country.

August 30, 2014

When Reagan and Ratzinger Teamed Up on Faith and Hope

COMMENTARY: Thirty years ago, the duo wrote words of wisdom worth paying attention to today.

May 12, 2014

Couple Helps to Spread Pro-Life Movement in Romania

Dan and Julia Calinescu of Life Nation took part in the recent March for Life in Rome.

December 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela’s Checkered Legacy

COMMENTARY: The late South African politician sadly leaves behind a mixed record that includes support for abortion rights and violence. In this personal reflection, Stratford Caldecott remembers the controversial figure.

August 9, 2013

U.S. Ambassador Demands Investigation Into Catholic Cuban Dissident's Death

A chorus of voices have demanded an independent investigation into the 2012 vehicle crash that killed Cuba's leading dissident voice against the Castro government.

July 12, 2013

Vietnam President's U.S. Visit Shines Spotlight on Human Rights

Congressional statement highlights concerns.

April 9, 2013

U.S. Calls for Investigation of Cuban Catholic Opposition Leader’s Death

New evidence in the death of Oswaldo Payá last summer in a fatal car crash has links to the Castro regime.

January 23, 2013

Civil-Rights Groups Criticize Vietnam for Severe Treatment of Political Dissidents

Fourteen Catholic writers and political-reform activists were sentenced to prison terms of three to 13 years.

August 13, 2012

Claims that Pius XII Was Framed Gaining Support

Former Romanian spy chief discusses how the myth of 'Hitler's Pope' started with Stalin.

July 11, 2012

Holocaust Memorial Alters Wording on the Wartime Role of Pope Pius XII

Current scholarship contends that the Pope did exert his influence to save Jewish people from the ‘Final Solution.’

April 16, 2012

Christianity = Communism ?

March 26, 2012

Which Latin Vulgate Should You Buy, CDFs New Website, Pope to Castro: Drop Communism, and much more!

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December 27, 2011

Vaclav Havel and Kim Jong Il

Good and evil in the lives and deaths of two world leaders

December 11, 2011

Alexander Solzhenitsyn on the Culture of Death

Joseph Pearce remembers his weekend with the Russian dissident and discusses his updated biography of him.

December 7, 2011

New Evangelization? Look to Fulton Sheen

November 23, 2011

USCCB on Religious Liberty Threats, School Choice is a Social Justice Issue, and much more!

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September 24, 2011

Benedict XVI: Imitate the Saints by Sharing the Faith

September 23, 2011

Benedict XVI Visits Catholic Enclave, Stresses Marian Devotion

July 24, 2011

Spanish Civil War: 75 Years Later

Church and society still feeling the effects of brutal, convulsive conflict.

May 2, 2011

Being Papist in the U.K., Infallibility, Victims of Communism Day, Nigerian Elections, and more!

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May 1, 2011

Blessed John Paul, the Worker

A Register Editorial: It's appropriate that a man who saw his work in the light of God's will be beatified on May 1.

April 28, 2011

John Paul II and the End of the Cold War

The peaceful social movement that toppled Soviet communism began with the Pope and the spiritual renewal of the Polish people.

April 27, 2011

The Culture of John Paul II

The man from Krakow changed the world’s conversation.

April 6, 2011

A Pants-Wearing Woman Reflects on Skirts

June 16, 2010

John Paul II's 1979 'Novena'

Newt Gingrich's 'Nine Days That Changed the World'

November 10, 2009

Who Deserves Credit for the Berlin Wall's Fall?