Pope Benedict XVI

Coroner Makes First Comment On Cranberries Singer Dolores O'Riordan's Autopsy

<b>The Irish Independent</b> reports that the post-mortem results from the death of Cranberries’ singer Dolores O’Riordan are now due for release tomorrow, …

Dolores O'Riordan

The Left Culturally Appropriates Catholicism

<i>Vogue</i> magazine recently came under fire from the left. The reason? They were culturally appropriating long, decorated nails. In the same week, …

Religion

Dildos And Debauchery: Working As A Young Woman In Westminster

Teresa Fitzherbert recalls the sexism and scandals she faced as a Member of Parliament's researcher<p>It was December 2010 and I was six months into my …

Theresa May

Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Reverend, Not A Doctor

Headlines abound to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the anniversary of his birth. Far fewer commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. A simple …

Black History

Everyone is obsessed with a new Google app that uses selfies to find your fine art look-alike

If you had told us last week that Google would find a way to get people interested in fine art en masse, we would’ve laughed in your face. …

Entertainment

Survivors blast pope abuse apology in Chile as 'cheap headline'

SANTIAGO, Chile – In his first public address in Chile, Pope Francis apologized for the “irreparable damage” caused by clerical sexual abuse. In the …

India’s first beatified lay martyr led many Hindus to Christ

Only Catholic for 7 years, his short time as a follower of Christ was marked by tremendous suffering.<p>January 14 is the feast day of Blessed …

Faith

German diocese of Trier to pay €450,000 to church abuse victims

The Trier diocese has agreed to pay out almost half-a-million euro to abuse victims. The gesture comes eight years after the Catholic Church in …

World News

Google’s Free Museum App Will Match You With Your Famous Art Doppelgänger

In the age of social media, how we interact with art is constantly being redefined for our increasingly connected world. Museum Snapchats and memes have people reimagining paintings and sculptures as if they existed in our world, with both brilliant and silly results. The Google Arts and Culture …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

This App Will Tell You What Work Of Art You Look Like

One selfie is all it takes to find out what famous painting you look like<p>If you’ve ever wondered what famous Renaissance figure you most resemble, …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

BUENOS AIRES — It was a sweltering afternoon at the rundown central bus station in Argentina’s capital, but Amelia Cartes Novoa was beaming despite the intolerable heat.<p>“I’m so excited,” Ms. Cartes said as she waited on a platform for the bus that would take her on a 21-hour ride across the Andes. …

World News

Meet your match: Google app finds famous art you look like

Grab the Monet and Gogh: The Google Arts & Culture app lets you take a selfie, then compares it to thousands of museum paintings.<p>Sure, we all know what famous person we vaguely look like (I always get Geena Davis, which ... I wish! She's still in a "League of Her Own.") But the blandly named Google …

Technology

Mary will find her way into your life with creativity and persistence

The faithful of El Salvador are devoted to Our Lady as the Virgin of Peace.<p>Our Lady’s presence — in the life of Jesus, the life of the Church, and …

El Salvador

An evangelical Catholic movement inspires commitment, stirs controversy

Two nights a week, Jose and Maribel Martin leave their eight children to a sitter’s care and walk the streets of St. Charles Borromeo parish on a …

Religion

Peter Pauls Stewart, visionary behind Dallas' Thanks-Giving Square, dies at 97

Dallas' Thanks-Giving Square stands as a legacy to Peter Pauls Stewart's passion and determination.<p>In the early 1960s, he played the pivotal role in …

Texas

Father Matthew Lamb, influential American theologian, dies at 80

Ave Maria, Fla., Jan 12, 2018 / 11:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Matthew Lamb, the Cardinal Maida Chair of Theology at Ave Maria University, died …

Catholicism

Survey of US Catholics shows refreshed enthusiasm among women

Women sing during a Mass for solidarity and peace Aug. 24, 2017, at St. James Cathedral Basilica in Brooklyn, New York. (CNS/Gregory A. Shemitz)<p>About …

Christianity

Erdogan's 'soldiers' and their threat to dissent

After a controversial decree introducing judicial immunity for citizens involved in the suppression of terrorist acts, many in Turkey are concerned …

Turkey

Pope Francis appoints administrator for scandal-plagued lay movement

Pope Francis has appointed a Colombian bishop to take over the Peru-based Sodalitium Christianae Vitae.<p>The SCV, which includes consecrated laywomen …

Christianity

The Saint for a Troubled Church

Share<p>With so many issues troubling the Church and world at large, it can often be a difficult to get a grasp on these problems and identify practical …

Christianity

Hostility to Vatican II runs deep with Pope Francis' critics

People look at a poster expressing criticism of Pope Francis in Rome Feb. 5, 2017. Numerous copies of the poster were placed in the center of Rome …

Christianity

Mary Richard: Social advocate was not above mopping floors

Monday, January 8th, 2018 2:47pm<p>Mary Richard<p>“She was so connected to her people, yet she could go toe to toe with mayors and government ministers any …

Aboriginal Canadians

Best Dressed Men in Black at 2018 Golden Globes

We all know the real reason to tune into awards shows is the red-carpet coverage. And at this year’s Golden Globes, the women of Hollywood harnessed …

Golden Globes

Who were the Three Kings celebrated at Epiphany?

<b>The festival of Epiphany is celebrated today by Western Churches and marks the end of the Twelve Days of Christmas after Christmas Day.</b><p>The Epiphany …

Christianity

Bishops' letter on sexual identity prompts LGBT counter-lobbying

Washington D.C., Jan 5, 2018 / 12:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Several Catholic bishops’ call for clarity and compassion on sexual identity issues such as …

Christianity

Evangelizing Your Family

FOCUS SLS18 Inspire & Equip<br>January 3, 2018<br>Bishop James Conley<p>The story of my parents’ conversion (podcast of the story here) was an incredible grace …

Christianity

Orthodox Christmas marked in Russia and Egypt

The presidents of Russia and Egypt joined worshippers during celebrations of Christmas in the Orthodox Church.

News

Morning Briefing, Roman Style

The newspaper of the Italian diocese where Paul VI was born reported at the end of last month that it appears the late pontiff will be canonized this …

Christianity

Five bishops reaffirm traditional teaching on Communion

Former US nuncio Archbishop Vigano joined the Kazakhstan bishops in an apparent response to Pope Francis<p>Five bishops have reaffirmed the Church’s …

Christianity

Why Spain loves the Three Kings more than Santa

On "El Día de los Reyes" Spain and Latin American countries celebrate the biblical adoration of baby Jesus by the three Kings, also known as the …

Spain