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Cardinal DiNardo: Vatican Directive Came From Congregation for Bishops

By Catholic News Agency | BALTIMORE— The directive not to vote on the proposals that had been expected to form the basis for the response of the Church in the United States to the sex-abuse crisis...

Called to Complete Surrender, Without Fear

By Claire Dwyer | Sunday, Nov. 11, is the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass Readings: 1 Kings 17:10-16; Psalm 146:7, 8-9, 9-10; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44. We are presented with two widows this...

‘The Grinch’: An SDG Review in Seussian Verse

By Steven D. Greydanus | Do the Tinsels Of Tinsel-town Like Christmas Day? From my lair On Mount Critic … It’s tricky to say. They Tinsel up holiday movies each year But I don’t see much joy or...

The US Bishops and Fraternal Correction

By Joan Frawley Desmond | WASHINGTON — Shortly after his 2009 appointment as the bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, then-Bishop Paul Etienne began reviewing depositions from victims who alleged that Bishop...

The Current Crisis of the Church, An American Saint Off the Shelf, Pregnancy Centers, and More!

By Tito Edwards | The Current Crisis of the Catholic Church Under Pope Francis - A Symposium Conducted by Michael Brendan Dougherty+++ An American Saint, Off the Shelf with Catherine O’Donnell – Pete...

Father Willie Doyle: World War I’s Forgotten ‘Martyr of Charity’

By Rachel Lanz | It was the eleventh hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when the armistice ended World War I and became what we now celebrate as Veterans Day. “The war showed us the strength of...

How Father Willie Doyle Saved Souls on the Battlefield

By Joseph Pronechen | TO RAISE THE FALLEN A Selection of War Letters, Prayers and Spiritual Writings of Fr. Willie Doyle SJ Compiled and edited by Patrick Kenny Ignatius Press, 2018 200 pages, $17.95...

Love the Lord with All Your Mites

By John Grondelski | Lots of people have heard the expression about wanting to “put in my two cents.” Others have offered “a penny for your thoughts.” Both these idioms are inspired by today’s Gospel about the widow’s...

The Mystery of the Antichrist, St. John of the Cross on Appetite, Fruit of the Vine, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The Mystery of the Antichrist - Jimmy Akin & Domenico Bettinelli, JimmyAkin.com Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast St. John of the Cross on Appetite – Fr....

The Memory of the Last Chaplain to Die in World War II Remains Alive

By Joseph Pronechen | As the USS Indianapolis headed through the Philippine Sea, at approximately 12:14am July 30, 1945, she was hit by two torpedoes from a Japanese submarine. The first took off her...