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The Nights of Advent and the Loving Mother of the Redeemer

By Stephanie Mann | During the Advent season, the Alma Redemptoris Mater is the Marian antiphon for Night Prayer (Compline). While he was still an Anglican, Blessed John Henry Newman translated the antiphon in his Tract 75 of...

The Quotable Father Andrew Apostoli

By Joseph Pronechen | Father Andrew, co-founder of the Franciscan Friar of the Renewal, ardent Fatima expert, vice postulator for Venerable Fulton J. Sheen’s canonization cause, author, speaker, and host of EWTN’s Sunday Night...

The Insights of an Exorcist Priest; A Priest Takes His Parish East, Ad Orientem; and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The Insights of an Exorcist Priest - Fr. John Bollan, Ph.B., S.T.B., S.T.L., Ph.D., of the Scottish Catholic Observer+++ A Priest Takes His Parish East, Ad Orientem! - Fr. Z’s...

The Pope’s Endorsement of Argentina’s Amoris Guidelines: What It Means

By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis’ recent decision to formally declare the Buenos Aires bishops’ interpretation of Amoris Laetitia “authentic magisterium” is the “correct” and “balanced” way to...

SDG Reviews ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi’

By Steven D. Greydanus | Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi is a strange beast: a swashbuckling action movie that is deeply skeptical of derring-do; a middle movie that works better as riff...

Father Andrew Apostoli Remembered as a ‘Bright Beacon of Light’

By Joseph Pronechen | NEW YORK — Franciscan Father Andrew Apostoli, EWTN host of Sunday Night Prime and a founder of the Community of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, died Wednesday at age 75,...

​Indian Prime Minister Attacks Archbishop Over Pastoral Letter on State Election

By Anto Akkara | NEW DELHI — As Gujarat state in western India concludes one of the most-watched state elections in Indian history Dec. 14, Christians and activists have denounced criticism Prime Minister...

What Is the Most Effective Pro-Life Witness?

By Lori Hadacek Chaplin | On Sept. 27, the Center for Bio-Ethical Reform erected a display of abortion victim photos at Boise State University, much to the surprise of the campus and even to the surprise of the university’s...

Don’t Let Judging Others Become Your Hobby

By John Clark | Actual sins fall into two distinct categories: mortal and venial. So teaches the Church. We individual men and women, however, often classify sins under two different categories: mine and someone else’s. Our own...

Catholic Journalists Talk About the Media

By Patti Armstrong | News is in the eye of the beholder, so it seems. Clearly, not all media sources see the world in the same light. What does that mean for news consumers? I asked a number of Catholic journalists to weigh in...