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A Day of Light: Candlemas Celebrates the Light of the World

By Mary Stroka/National Catholic Register While many people know the date as Groundhog Day, the celebration of Feb. 2 in the Catholic Church began far...

Deathbed Conversions Reveal Rosary’s Power and Give Hope for Fallen-Away Catholics

By Patti Maguire Armstrong/National Catholic Register Some of Father Sebastian Walshe’s greatest experiences as a priest is going to people’s deathbeds and giving them the...

Find Rest in Christ this Labor Day

By Marge Fenelon/National Catholic Register “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you...

The Journey of St. Teresa Benedicta: Catholic Convert, Martyr and Cross-Bearer

By Lorraine V. Murray/National Catholic Register Edith Stein was definitely a woman ahead of her time. In her day, women rarely went to college and...

Pro-Life Perspectives on Life-Threatening Pregnancies: Experts Contest Claim That Abortion Is Necessary

Shortly after Roe v. Wade was overturned and pro-life states moved to ban abortion, a media narrative began to emerge that abortion bans would put women in danger, preventing them from lifesaving treatment in cases of ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage management.

Spiritual Powerhouse for Firefighters: Prayer Union Named in Honor of Servant of God Julia Greeley

By Autumn Jones, National Catholic Register DENVER — Servant of God Julia Greeley loved firefighters with a “beautiful, Christlike love,” said Lt. Derrick Johnson, a...

New Denver Broncos’ Coach champions the power of the Rosary

There is a feeling among some people that the Rosary is just for women — or even for older women alone. This mistaken notion has been weakened over the years, as the spiritual competence of men has been strengthened. More and more men, including professional athletes, have become familiar with the Rosary — including former NFL player and current coach Ben Steele.

On Good Friday, Sony Pictures will tell the true story of a Catholic priest

Sony Pictures has acquired the worldwide rights to a faith-based film about a Catholic priest. Father Stu — which is slated for release in theaters on Good Friday, April 15 — recounts the inspiring true story of a boxer-turned-priest, and stars Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg as Father Stuart Long.

U.S. bishops try to keep focus on Eucharist, not politicians, in new document

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted overwhelmingly to approve a teaching document on the Eucharist Wednesday that caused a great deal of controversy in its June meeting due to concerns that its section on worthiness to receive Communion would be perceived as aimed at prominent pro-abortion Catholic politicians like U.S. President Joe Biden.

New York City’s 9/11 Cross Represents Our Enduring Hope

  By Father Roger Landry/National Catholic RegisterFather Roger J. Landry, a priest of the Diocese of Fall River, is national chaplain for Catholic Voices USA. After...

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