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The Roman Catholic Feed

Most Popular<p>This is the testimony of Catholic priest Fr. Jose Maniyangat on his life after …<p>1,110<p>A brief description of the origin and meaning of the …

Who Knows the Moral Value of a Fetus? Well, I Do.

I lost a baby this week.<p>I was pregnant. A stunning, surprising, totally unexpected pregnancy. These things just don’t happen at my age, they said. …

Grieving

Why this bishop thinks memes may just be the tool for evangelization today

Sydney, Australia, Dec 20, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA).- Between the Harambe memes and quick explanations of Catholic doctrine on his Twitter page, Richard …

Pope at Mass: ‘Cross of Christ is mystery of love’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated his first daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Thursday following the summer break, reflecting on the Cross …

What Mary Teaches

A couple of decades ago, when I was a theology professor, I got a call from my father. He had two colleagues on the line, young lawyers who had been …

Pope prays for Guatemala fire victims, calls for action

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday called for prayerful solidarity with the victims of a deadly fire at a shelter for troubled youth in …

Pope Francis to volunteers: God models patient listening

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received the staff and volunteers of the <i>Telefono Amico Italia</i> service on Saturday. Celebrating fifty years of activity …

First Lenten Sermon of Fr. Cantalamessa: Full text

(Vatican Radio) On Friday morning, in the <i>Redemptoris Mater</i> Chapel, the Preacher to the Pontifical Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, O.F.M. Cap., …

Holy See: 'Universal access to medicines is moral obligation'

(Vatican Radio) Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Vatican representative to the United Nations in Geneva, on Friday addressed the Human Rights Council on the …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church - Vatican News

01/08/2018<p>Pope at General Audience: 'Love incompatible with idolatry’<p>01/08/2018<p>Apostolic Administrator of Jerusalem stands against new Israeli …

Papal preacher's reflections: rediscovering the Holy Spirit

(Vatican Radio) The preacher of the Pontifical Household, Fr Raniero Cantalamessa gave the first Lenten sermon on Friday for Pope Francis and other …

Pope returns to Vatican after Spiritual Exercises, sends donation to Syria

(Vatican Radio) The Holy See Press Office has announced that Pope Francis has returned to the Vatican after having concluded the Spiritual …

Pope Francis to Die Zeit: 'I too have moments of emptiness'

(Vatican Radio) “I too know moments of emptiness.” In an interview for German newsweekly Die Zeit, Pope Francis spoke about the “spiritual dark …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church - Vatican News

31/07/2018<p>Pope to altar servers: Give God glory in everything!<p>31/07/2018<p>Pope Francis to altar servers: You can be apostles!<p>31/07/2018<p>More than 70,000 …

Pope Francis: ‘consult the Bible as often as your cellphone’

(Vatican Radio) <b>Pope Francis</b> on Sunday called on Christians to consult the Bible with the same frequency as they might consult their cellphones for …

Rosary Center

Fr. Paul Duffner OP's reflections, continuing with:<p>CONSEQUENCES OF THE FALL, Part I<p>1) Loss of Sanctifying Grace...<br>With one act of disobedience …

What Happened To The Roman Centurion Who

The Gospel doesn’t mention him by name, but tradition tells us the amazing story of Saint Longinus and his life after the Crucifixion.

Jesus

Persecution of Christians has risen for the fourth straight year

Washington D.C., Jan 12, 2017 / 03:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Global persecution of Christians has risen for the fourth year in a row and is on a “rapid …

Baby left at Minnesota cathedral now safe and healthy

Minneapolis, Minn., Jan 11, 2017 / 06:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the night of Jan. 4, Nathan Leonhardt was locking up the Cathedral of St. Paul in …

What's behind Pope Francis' meeting with the Palestinian president

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' private audience with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas this Jan. 14 will be …

Pope Francis: having an abortion to keep your figure is a big problem

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2017 / 03:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis issued strong words against worshipping idols, cautioning against …

How an unusual lawsuit could affect a Catholic hospital's religious liberty

Paterson, N.J., Jan 11, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic hospital faces an anti-discrimination lawsuit for cancelling a surgery to remove …

US bishops: Immigration is a chance for hospitality, unity

Washington D.C., Jan 11, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics should be working to create a “culture of encounter” that shows charity and …

This Dominican sister just celebrated her 110th birthday

Dax, France, Jan 10, 2017 / 09:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Dominicans have posted on their social media a greeting for the 110th birthday of Sister …

Senate report says online ad site hid child sex trafficking

Washington D.C., Jan 10, 2017 / 05:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As a new Senate report alleges that the advertising site Backpage.com covered for child …

The storied life of San Antonio's Archbishop Flores

San Antonio, Texas, Jan 10, 2017 / 04:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop emeritus Patricio Fernandez Flores of San Antonio died Monday at the age of …

Pope Francis: Humility, service are at the heart of Christ's power

Vatican City, Jan 10, 2017 / 03:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis warned against the destruction of clericalism in his Jan. 10 homily, stressing …

Church in Brazil laments tragedy of gang-fueled prison riots

Manaus, Brazil, Jan 10, 2017 / 12:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After nearly 100 inmates died in gang-related riots at prisons in northern Brazil through …

Pope at Audience: ‘Christian hope born of trust in God's word, not idols’

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis continued his series of catechesis on Christian hope at his Wednesday General Audience, in which he contrasted authentic …