New Catholic school leaders rise to the challenge

There’s never been a more exciting time than now to be a student at one of Denver’s Catholic schools. With robust curriculums that form the whole person and a variety […]

Title X: Protect Life Rule comes in as Planned Parenthood walks out

Planned Parenthood will no longer receive Title X funds and has withdrawn from the program entirely. The decision took effect Aug. 19, as the deadline passed for compliance with new […]

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The future needs the family

Editors Note: In this column, Archbishop Aquila presents some excerpts from a talk he gave to the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers. They have been edited for brevity […]

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Getting beyond Darwin

Bishop Robert Barron and others working hard to evangelize the “Nones” — young adults without religious conviction — tell us that a major obstacle to a None embracing Christianity is […]

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Welcome back! A message from the superintendent as Catholic Schools begin the 2019-2020 academic school year

Elias Moo, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Denver, took to social media to welcome Catholic schools’ communities to the 2019-2020 academic school year. Watch the video above […]

Denver’s first Catholic classical high school opens under patronage of Our Lady of Victory

Nearly half a millennium ago, thousands of Catholics heeded Pope Pius V’s call to pray the Rosary requesting Our Lady’s intercession for the deliverance of Europe from Turkish invasion. In […]

What is the Assumption, anyway?

By Adelaide Mena/Catholic News Agency On Aug. 15, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life and assumption into […]

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Heroism and priesthood, Dachau and Amazonia

In late June, I visited the concentration camp at Dachau, located in a wooded suburb a few miles from downtown Munich. The camp site struck me as rather too neat: […]

Archbishop Chaput recalls Columbine in response to recent mass shootings

By Christine Rousselle/Catholic News Agency Gun control laws alone will not stop mass shootings effectively, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, said in a column written in response to the recent […]

She wasn’t Catholic when she started going to Catholic school. Now she and five others are.

Emily Maerz was in first grade when she decided that she wanted to be baptized, thus starting her journey into the Catholic Church. Her grandparents, Sharon and Brad Maerz, have […]

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Finding God in all things

There is, to be sure, a stress within the Biblical tradition that God is radically other: “Truly, you are a God who hides himself, O God of Israel, the Savior.” […]

Late deacon escaped Vietnam during war, ministered to refugees

Deacon Joseph Van Tam Le, 97, passed away peacefully on the evening of July 18, 2019. Deacon Joseph was assigned to Queen of Vietnamese Martyrs in Wheat Ridge throughout his […]