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Cardinal Burke Venerates Relic of the Head of St. Thomas More

By Edward Pentin | On an unseasonably warm and sunny Sunday afternoon in October, Cardinal Raymond Burke visited the parish church of St. Dunstan’s in Canterbury, England, where he prayed at the resting place of St. Thomas...

Modern Horror: New Report Says Global Persecution of Christians Is at Historic Peak

By CNA/EWTN News | NEW YORK — Anti-Christian persecution is “worse than at any time in history,” and in many cases, genocide and other crimes against humanity “now mean that the Church in core countries and...

‘Amoris Laetitia’ and Serious Dialogue

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | Earlier this month at Boston College, an important theological conference took place on Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis...

The Three Pitfalls of Arguing Online, What Actually Were the Crusades, Are You Confused, and More!

By Tito Edwards | The Three Pitfalls of Arguing Online – Trent Horn, Catholic Answers Magazine What Actually Were the Crusades? 6 Things You Might Be Getting Wrong – ChurchPop Are You Confused? – H.L....

Scholars Debate Impact of Pope Francis’ Statement on Death Penalty

By Stephen Beale | Pope Francis’ recent condemnation of the death penalty builds upon rather than breaks with the teaching of his predecessors and bolsters Catholic efforts to repeal capital punishment,...

Philippines Mourns Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, Who Leaves a Legacy of Service

By CNA/EWTN News | CEBU, Philippines — Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, who was Archbishop of Cebu from 1982 to 2010 and a leading Catholic figure in the fall of Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, died...

Saint Philip Howard and His Dog

By Stephanie Mann | In a 19th century engraving (above), Sir Philip Howard, the 20th Earl of Arundel, leans against the wall above a fireplace. He has just inscribed the words “Quanto plus afflictionis pro Christo in saeculo,...

A Glimpse at Life in 6 Traditional Religious Communities

By Jim Graves | While overall the numbers of women religious have declined dramatically in the years since Vatican II (1962-65), some traditional communities, while relatively small, have done well for vocations.  I spoke with...

Giving Generously in Motherhood Will Not Leave You Empty

By Susanna Spencer | I first read The Awakening by American author Kate Chopin my junior year of high school. It was assigned reading in my class on American history and literature at my all girls Catholic high school. It was a...

50 Years Ago This Month, Abortion Became Legal in Great Britain

By Fr. Matthew Pittam | This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act in Britain. A number of pro-life groups have planned peaceful events to mark this anniversary. Pro-life events in the U.K. have...