National Catholic Register

September 10, 2014

Cardinal: Synod’s Tone Will Make It More Dynamic

The Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family will be held Oct. 5-19 at the Vatican.

September 10, 2014

Lay Catholics Urged to Take Greater Role in Promoting Religious Freedom

Alan Sears, president of Alliance Defending Freedom, emphasized this role at the eighth annual Catholics in the Public Square conference.

September 9, 2014

Cardinals Collaborate on Book to Defend Church Doctrine on Divorce, Remarriage

Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church will be published next month by Ignatius Press.

September 9, 2014

Catholics on the Ukraine-Russia Border Face Suffering and Uncertainty

The war with Russia has brought ‘incredible devastation’ to Odessa, Auxiliary Bishop Jacek Pyl said.

September 9, 2014

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Releases Official Prayer and Image for World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis is expected to attend the World Meeting of Families, set for Sept. 22-27, 2015.

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 8, 2014

Pope Francis Pursues a Thaw in Relations With China

NEWS ANALYSIS

September 8, 2014

Supreme Court Asked to Defend Seal of Confession in La. Case

In May, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the seal of confession did not shield a priest from mandatory-reporting laws.



September 7, 2014

Pro Tennis Player Accompanied by Our Lady of Guadalupe on World Travels

Colombia native Santiago Giraldo Salazar is devoted to the Mother of God.

September 6, 2014

Former Alabama Football Player Now a Saint

Rookie Vinnie Sunseri is set to make his professional debut for New Orleans.

September 5, 2014

UPDATE: Ven. Fulton Sheen Cause Blocked Over Bishops’ Body Battle

An unresolved dispute between two dioceses over the popular Catholic televangelist’s body has brought the canonization process to a halt.

September 4, 2014

Is Dialogue Dead?

COMMENTARY

September 4, 2014

Indians in Holy Land Gather to Celebrate Nativity of Mary

‘The celebration of the birth of Blessed Virgin Mary has a special relevance in the modern world, as it binds the migrant community together,’ said Franciscan Father Tojy Jose.

September 3, 2014

Pope Francis’ ‘Match for Peace’ Brims With Positive Message

International soccer players of many faiths gathered in Rome to join the Holy Father in solidarity against hate.

September 3, 2014

Archbishop: Terror Recruitment Linked to Europe Failing Its Youth

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi told a Rimini, Italy, gathering last month, ‘As people grow up, they want to change things … and if some of these values are not provided, are not concretely realized, then the temptation to look for some other solution becomes very strong.’

September 2, 2014

Americans Participate in Vatican’s ‘Sport Is for Man’ Seminar

The three-day event includes interfaith soccer match for peace.

September 2, 2014

Jerusalem Priest: Israel and Palestine Must See the Humanity in the Other

In the wake of the latest cease-fire, Jesuit Father David Neuhaus said the great task of Israelis and Palestinians is learning to view each other as neighbors rather than enemies.

September 2, 2014

Interfaith Women’s Group Begs U.N. to Aid Middle-East Victims of Violence

Members of the Council for Interfaith Dialogue in the Archdiocese of Lahore, Pakistan, gathered Aug. 26 for a prayer service.

September 1, 2014

An Open Letter From Ukraine’s Catholic Primate

His Beatitude Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, writes ‘on the very difficult situation in Ukraine.’

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