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 […]

Local artists choose life in pro-life art show

For someone who’s always been in love with art, it’s not surprising that Brett Lempe first encountered God through beauty. Lempe, a 25-year-old Colorado native, used his talent for art […]

Be a part of the ‘Nine Choirs of Angels Giving Society’

Have you ever wondered about the role of angels in the spiritual life? Angels are spiritual, immortal beings who possess superior intelligence and power to mankind. For millennia, they have […]

Five Hispanic-American saints perhaps you didn’t know

The American continent has had its share of saints in the last five centuries. People will find St. Juan Diego, St. Rose of Lima or St. Martin de Porres among […]

Community-rooted St. Theresa’s breaks ground for long-awaited new church

Carmine DeSantis was six years old when St. Theresa’s Parish in Frederick was being constructed. Having just immigrated from Italy with his family, he didn’t speak a lick of English. […]