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Radical Feminism Comes Full Circle

By Pat Cross |

RICO Suit Against Buffalo Diocese Alleges Conspiracy in Sexual Abuse Cases

By Catholic News Agency | BUFFALO — Twenty-two plaintiffs filed August 14 a lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo, a province of the Society of Jesus, multiple priests, eight parishes, three...

Is the Assumption of Mary in the Bible?

By Marge Fenelon | With great joy the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary annually on Aug. 15. The feast commemorates Mary’s bodily resurrection and glorification of the Lord at the end of her life. By that...

Setting the World on Fire With Divine Love

By Deacon Omar Gutierrez | Sunday, Aug. 18, is the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C). Mass readings: Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40:2-4, 18; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53. The first reading...

The Assumption Presumption and the Dormition Tradition

By Kathy Schiffer | On Aug. 15, Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Most years in most dioceses, the date is a holy day of obligation. The Church in her wisdom wants us to understand...

TV Picks 08.18.19

By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, Aug. 18, 6:30am Where God Weeps: Gaza Strip EWTN Irish-born Sister Bridget Tighe of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood is general director of Caritas...

Planned Parenthood to Pull Out of Title X Program

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood, the country’s largest provider of abortion services, has announced that it will withdraw from the federal Title X family planning...

Catholic Belief in Eucharist Helped by Fellowship, Beauty of Worship, says Ordinariate Bishop

By Peter Jesserer Smith | HOUSTON – What do Catholics need to believe that Jesus Christ is really present in the Holy Eucharist? While some say better catechesis is needed, the bishop of...

Did Jesus Teach His Disciples to Hate Their Families?

By Dave Armstrong | Luke 14:26 (RSV) If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. The same Gospel...

St. Stephen's “Holy Right” and the Mystery of Relics

By Kathy Schiffer | Good King Stephen was anointed king of Hungary in the year A.D. 1000 by Pope Sylvester II, who presented him with a cross and a crown. Stephen was a Christian who devoted much of his reign to the promotion of...