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Canadian cardinal: Women should help screen, train priest applicants

Poznan, Poland, Sep 18, 2018 / 06:00 pm (CNA).- Increasing the role of women in screening and training priests is among the steps that should be …

Pope Francis

Cardinal Wuerl Will Ask Pope Francis To Accept His Resignation

<b>By WAMU's Elly Yu and Carmel Delshad</b><p>The Archdiocese of Washington is confirming Cardinal Donald Wuerl will ask Pope Francis to accept his resignation …

Pope Francis

Eucharistic procession in Liverpool draws 10,000

Liverpool, England, Sep 11, 2018 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An estimated 10,000 Catholics processed through the streets of Liverpool in a …

Christianity

Christian self-mastery: Why it’s a matter of life and death

Christ's call is to die ... but also to live ... with Him.<p>Perhaps you have heard some variation of this joke: “Why do Christians have such a hard …

Jesus

Depressed? Pray this powerful prayer of St. Ignatius against the darkness

St. Ignatius of Loyola understood the darkness of depression and was even tempted to suicide.<p>Depression is an extremely difficult condition.<p>The good …

Faith

Working with your hands does wonders for the soul

Article Author: Heidi HaverkampFor decades a friend’s dad took his cars to a mechanic who had started a Ph.D. but ended up hanging out his shingle …

Careers

Krak des Chevaliers

Ruins of the Crusaders' headquarters.<p>Krak des Chevaliers is the single most imposing symbol of the Crusades.<p>The Krak is a massive Crusader fortress …

Middle East

Leader of US bishops: Viganò’s questions deserve answers

Also affirms: The failures of men cannot diminish the light of the Gospel.<p>The president of the US bishops’ conference, Houston’s Cardinal Daniel …

Christianity

Truth About Communion in the Hand While Standing

In my efforts to restore a sense of the sacred in the liturgy, I have often been accused of being “pre-Vatican II.” I usually correct them by saying …

Christianity

Pray. Fast. Act.

It’s taken me a few days to collect my thoughts after reading the Letter to the People of God Pope Francis put out on Monday. The first sentence was …

Priests call Word on Fire conference a consoling encounter with scripture

Orange, Calif., Aug 23, 2018 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Returning from Bishop Robert Barron's conference held this week on preaching, several …

Christianity

The miraculous story of the patroness of Colombia

Our Lady of the Rosary is one of the most magnificent Marian images of all time.<p>Last September, Pope Francis visited Colombia. Before leaving on his …

El Salvador

Cardinal DiNardo of Galveston-Houston Diocese speaks on abuse scandal

The head of the diocese released several statements this week, calling for action<p>Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>In the wake of the Catholic church's latest …

Christianity

Journalist-turned-missionary finds happiness in evangelization

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Aug 21, 2018 / 08:33 pm (ACI Prensa).- Belén Manrique had a promising career in journalism, surrounded by good friends and …

Jesus

Pope calls entire Church to pray and fast after clerical sex abuse revelations

Vatican City, Aug 20, 2018 / 05:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis called Monday for every member of the Catholic Church to pray and fast in …

Theologians, Lay Leaders Call for ‘Collective Resignation’ of U.S. Bishops

More than 700 educators and Catholic lay leaders have written an open letter urging the United States bishops to tender their collective resignation …

The questions about the Eucharist that really matter

Let us live in the certainty that the Lord will fulfill what he has promised us<p><i>Jesus said to the crowds: “I am the living bread that came down from</i> …

Shepherds Wanted — No Experience Necessary

By Robert Brennan | Watching the first interview Cardinal Donald Wuerl recently gave to a TV news outlet made me think of a lot of things — a …

The 10 most surprising reasons Peter Kreeft says he is Catholic

The popular Catholic apologist has written a new book, 'Forty Reasons I Am a Catholic.'<p>G.K. Chesterton wrote that the Catholic Church is like a …

St Maximilian Kolbe, Pray for us! https://t.co/oWCRwgj329

Fire of Love: Lessons from St. Maximilian Kolbe

There is no saint that has a greater impact upon my spiritual life than St. Maximilian Kolbe. This fact is ironic as early on in my conversion to …

“Iron Nun” triathlete Sister Madonna Buder, 88, becomes national champion again

There were more than 5,400 triathletes who competed in the 2018 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships last weekend, but you’d be hard …

Workshop teaches how to teach Gregorian chant to children, teens

San Francisco, Calif., Aug 13, 2018 / 04:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Parish music directors, teachers, priests, and religious sisters gathered near San …

Young Iraqi Christians ponder: Should I stay or should I go?

ERBIL, Iraq — For any nation, no matter where or what the political climate, it’s always young people who hold the future in their hands, determining …

Maximilian Kolbe: Franciscan martyr of WWII | Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

As we look back on the events surrounding the Second World War, a time in our history filled with courage, unprecedented human devastation, noble …

Scouting for faith: Young Italians seek God, vocations on pilgrimage

CAMPELLO ALTO, Italy — As several Italian cities were issuing Code Red heat-wave advisories in early August, a group of young Italian scouts rented …

This is what God may be doing with your unanswered prayers

I wanted the job. I wanted it badly. And a few weeks after making it to the final round of interviews, I learned that I had just missed the cut.<p>I called my friend Shon to share the bad news.<p>“Is the door totally shut?” he asked.<p>“They only hire seasonally, and this was pretty much my one shot,” I …

Faith

I will never leave her

I have wrestled competing emotions these past few weeks over the scandals coming to light in the Catholic Church in America, and elsewhere. Fear and …

Evangelization isn’t getting people to fall in line—it’s getting them to fall in love

Ours is an antinomian age. It is a time when people are “spiritual but not religious.” Young people especially are counted among the “nones” who, …

Riots on the streets of Buenos Aires after Argentina votes against legalising abortion

The streets of Buenos Aires transformed into a fire-filled riot after Argentina's Senate voted against the legalisation of abortion in the first 14 …