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Judge killed by mafia 30 years ago is a candidate for sainthood

Thirty years ago Judge Rosario Livatino was brutally killed by the mafia on his commute to work at a courthouse in Sicily. Today he is recognized in the Catholic Church as a Servant of God and a candidate for sainthood. 

22 Sep 2020
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Archbishop Sheen on 3 Wounds (and 3 Myths) That Explain What’s Happening Today

The prophetic Sheen again sounds as he were looking at today’s society, finding hope in an unusual example amid violence and runaway science

21 Sep 2020
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The COVID-19 Response is the Greatest Bioethical Issue of Our Time

This understanding of order within the human person is the foundation of a proper philosophy of medicine

By John Rziha

21 Sep 2020
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God, the Natural World and Pain

By Dave Armstrong

The “problem of evil” is regarded by most Christian apologists and philosophers of religion as the most serious objection to Christianity and God’s existence.

21 Sep 2020
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Listen to Your Mother: Rosary Congresses 2020 Planned

By Joseph Pronechen 

The Diocesan Rosary Congresses to be held around the United States offer what the organizers hope to be a reprieve from the ongoing stresses that have spiked due to the coronavirus pandemic, political polarization and civil unrest.

21 Sep 2020
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Report: Chinese government imprisoning more priests, bishops

The Chinese government continues to imprison Catholic clergy - including bishops - who refuse to support the Communist Party, according to a new report out of the province of Jiangxi.

21 Sep 2020
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St. Januarius' blood liquifies in Naples

The blood of early Church martyr St. Januarius liquified in Naples Saturday, repeating a miracle dating at least to the 14th century.

The blood was declared to have turned from solid to liquid at 10:02 am in the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary Sept. 19, the feast of St. Januarius.

19 Sep 2020
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Mike Pompeo: Holy See's moral witness needed in China

Reflecting Friday on the state of the 2018 Vatican-China deal, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted that the human rights situation in China has deteriorated in recent years, and that the “moral witness” of the Vatican in support of religious believers is sorely needed.

19 Sep 2020
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Netflix sees cancelations spike after 'Cuties' controversy

After controversy surrounding the film “Cuties,” Netflix subscribers are cancelling the service at eight times the normal rate, an industry magazine has reported.

19 Sep 2020
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Free the Mass! A Call to Spiritual Arms for the Right to Worship

“Free the Mass” — that’s the rallying cry that was broadcast in mid-September by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, as he marshaled his flock in opposition to the unjust restrictions against celebration of Catholicism’s central sacrament that his city’s mayor has imposed.

19 Sep 2020
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Why Abortion Is Different From Other Issues

There are many issues that Catholics should be concerned about, but that does not mean that some issues are not more pressing than other ones.

By Michael Warsaw

18 Sep 2020
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The Earth is Not Our Mother

“The main point of Christianity was this: that Nature is not our mother: Nature is our sister. We can be proud of her beauty, since we have the same father; but she has no authority over us; we have to admire, but not to imitate.”—G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy

18 Sep 2020