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Seek Service, Reject Selfishness

By Jimmy Akin | Sunday, Sept. 23, is the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Wisdom 2:12, 17-20, Psalm 54:3-6, 8, James 3:16-4:3, Mark 9:30-37. By God’s design, human beings are social...

4 Hopes for the USCCB Meeting in November

By Msgr. Charles Pope | Like many in the Church from both the clergy and laity, I am increasingly shocked by the depths of the crisis before us. Every day seems to bring forth new allegations of sexual immorality or the cover-up...

Clerical Abuse: Thinking Like Human Beings, Thinking Like God

By Steven D. Greydanus | Note: This is one of the tougher homilies I’ve preached. It was also one of the best received. My takeaway: The faithful don’t want homilists to dodge the hard...

Is This the Actual Home Where of Mary, Stunning New Apsidal Paintings in Toronto Oratory, and More!

By Tito Edwards | Is This the Actual Home Where Our Lady & Saint John Lived? – Ryan Scheel, uCatholic Stunning New Apsidal Paintings at the Toronto Oratory – Shawn R. Tribe, Liturgical Arts...

Chilean Officials Raid Four Dioceses in Sex-Abuse Investigation

By ACI Prensa | SANTIAGO, Chile — As part of the investigation into sexual crimes against minors committed by members of the Catholic Church in Chile, the offices of the Archdiocese of Concepción and the...

Algerian Martyrs Will Be Beatified in December

By Catholic News Agency | ORAN, Algeria — The Algerian bishops’ conference has announced that the beatification of Bishop Pierre Claverie and his 18 companions, who were martyred in the country...

Pope Francis Warns Priests Against Living a Double Life

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News | PALERMO, Italy — During a day trip to Sicily Saturday, Pope Francis told priests and religious to fight their vices and strive to live a consistent...

Passion to Evangelize Drives New Ordinariate Catholic Communities

By Peter Jesserer Smith | NEW HAVEN, Conn. — At 22 years old, Sarah Rodeo, a Catholic graduate student at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, is engaged in work more associated with evangelical...

On This Day, 794 Years Ago, St. Francis Received the Stigmata

By Angelo Stagnaro | In a previous article, I mentioned that my third favorite Christian holiday after Easter and Christmas was the Feast of the Transverberation of St. Teresa of Ávila (Aug. 26). I’m greatly devoted to her, as...

Become a Catholic Community Organizer

By Jennifer Roback Morse | The continuing revelations about clergy sex abuse and cover-up have shaken faithful Catholics everywhere. Many people feel powerless to do anything constructive. At the...