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Trusting God is an act of the will

I’m a cancer survivor, although mine was more of a “skirmish” than a battle. It was brief and relatively easily treated. But one long term consequence of even a cancer […]

Vatican changes Catechism teaching on death penalty, calls it ‘inadmissible’

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 2, 2018 / 04:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican changed Thursday the Catechism of the Catholic Church’s teaching on the permissibility of the death […]

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The radical and faithful witness of Dorothy Day

Saint Dorothy Day? A former Communist who had an abortion does not fit the mold of the normal candidate for canonization; yet her conversion witnesses to the power of God’s […]

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Fridays without Charles

Take my word for it: You don’t want to be around me at breakfast. I am not a chipper morning person, and it’s best to leave me to the coffee […]

Join us for a WYD ’93 Facebook Live event on Aug. 11

A revolution of faith was sparked in the Mile High City 25 years ago when St. John Paul II visited Denver for World Youth Day in 1993 — one that […]

Q&A: Look Again, Thomas!

“Left and right, up and down, straight and crooked, and all around they went…” so goes the delightful new children’s book by the Sisters of Life, Look Again, Thomas! In […]

Opportunities abound at Mary’s Homes of Hope

For about 20 years, Lynn Reid helped provide maternity homes for women in need. As fulfilling as the work was, she noticed that something was absent. “One of the pieces […]

Support persecuted Christians in the Middle East at Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

The plight of Christians in the Middle East continues to go unheard by much of the world. Still, organizations such as St. Rafka’s Mission of Hope and Mercy persist and […]

What is true charity?

Coming across a homeless person on the street can turn into a real battle for Christians. Not knowing how to respond or what to do, some feel guilty for not […]

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Q&A: Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila witnessed resilient faith in visit to Lebanon

In June, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila traveled to visit persecuted Christians in Lebanon with a contingent of several other U.S. bishops. His visit was coordinated in part by St. Rafka’s […]

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Affirming and celebrating Humanae Vitae

July 25 is the fiftieth anniversary of Humanae Vitae, Blessed Paul VI’s encyclical on the integrity of love and the appropriate means of family planning. Issued during the cultural meltdown […]

New CEO named for Catholic Charities of Denver

Catholic Charities of Denver announced Wednesday that Darren A. Walsh, an experienced executive in diverse industries and a leader in mission-driven Catholic organizations, is its new president and chief executive […]