Teen’s Eagle Scout project restores worn bridge at Mount Olivet Cemetery

In addition to providing service and fulfilling the part of the Boy Scout Oath, “To help other people at all times,” one of the key aims of the Eagle Scout […]

Independent reparations program meant to ‘help restore peace and dignity to survivors’

The Archdiocese of Denver, in conjunction with the two other Colorado dioceses and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, will soon be opening an independent reparations program for those sexually abused […]

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Pope Francis and the possible German schism

As he was approaching his death, Jesus prayed that the Church would be one, that it would be unified. Looking back in history and at the present times of tumult […]

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Gabriel House Project: On the front lines of Diaper Need  

Did you know that one in three households struggle with diaper need? That three out of five parents struggling with diaper need miss work or school for lacking enough diapers […]

Eritrean bishops say seizure of Catholic schools is ‘hatred against the faith’

Seven religious schools in Eritrea, four of them sponsored by the Catholic Church, have been seized by the country’s government this month. Catholic bishops in the country say the move […]

Living NFP joyfully

A touchpoint has consistently appeared in the course of Jenny Uebbing’s writing career. Over the past 10 years, Jenny Uebbing has covered a wide range of topics on her popular […]

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Balderdash on the Tiber

Today’s first reading is from an explication of the academic program of the reconfigured Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences by Msgr. Pierangelo Sequeri, the […]

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Why stay in the Church?

There are many people who have either left the Church or are currently considering leaving because of the scandals of recent decades. We have felt pain and righteous anger at […]

Prophet Elijah House: An opportunity to support our retired priests

Our priests enrich every age and stage of our lives. Through them, we are baptized, masses are celebrated, sins are forgiven, couples are united in marriage, and loved ones are […]

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Ironies in the fire

The eminent sociologist Peter Rossi was a world-class punster whose scholarly accomplishments fed a sometimes-whimsical view of the human condition — in which, Rossi memorably observed, “there are many ironies […]

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‘This is my body…’

On hearing it, many of his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?” . . . From this time many of his disciples turned back and […]

The Eucharist throughout history: A timeline

A recent Pew survey found that two-thirds of Catholics do not believe that Christ is truly present in the Eucharist, but that it is a mere symbol. This serves as […]