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A Triumph In Church Architecture: Tho. Aquinas College, Are You a Saint or an Ain’t, And More!

By Tito Edwards | A Triumph in Church Architecture: Thomas Aquinas College – John Paul Sonnen at Liturgical Arts Journal +1 Are You a Saint or an Ain’t?; No Other Options. . . – Msgr. Charles Pope at...

The Strength of Christlike Meekness

By Sister Mary Madeline Todd | Sunday, July 5, is the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass readings: Zechariah 9:9-10; Psalm 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13-14; Romans 8:9, 11-13; and Matthew...

Pope Francis Makes Donation to Food Programme as Pandemic Causes Hunger

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has made a donation to the World Food Programme as the organization works to feed 270 million people this year amid rising hunger caused by the...

Is the American Founding Compatible With a Catholic Vision of the Human Person?

By John M. Grondelski | What happened on July 4, 1776?  The basic factual explanation is that the Continental Congress in Philadelphia approved what we call the Declaration of Independence. What is...

Catholic Contributors to Independence: Faithful Patriots Played Significant Roles

By Joseph Pronechen | Many people know that Charles Carroll of Carrollton was the only Catholic who signed the Declaration of Independence, but many other Catholics contributed in a significant way to...

Thoughts for the Fourth: Recalling the Freedoms Contained in the Declaration

By Lawrence P. Grayson | The Fourth of July is typically a day of joyous festivities celebrating America’s birth as a nation. Today, however, the country is experiencing spirit-wrenching events. The...

Are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Still Self-Evident Rights?

By John Clark | On the Fourth of July, we Americans celebrate the Declaration of Independence, the birth announcement of America to the world. We ponder these immortal words of Thomas Jefferson: “We hold these truths to be...

Even More Patriotic Hymns for the 4th of July

By Joseph Pronechen | While God Bless America, America the Beautiful and America known popularly as My Country ‘Tis of Thee are the best known of the patriotic hymns or songs as noted in another Register article, there are...

Polish General Kościuszko, Great American Revolutionary

By Carrie Gress | This 4th of July it seems appropriate to look at one of the great contributors to American Independence. Polish-born General Tadeusz Kościuszko is no stranger to history buffs, but to many Americans today his...

Texas’ Bishop Flores Criticizes Planned Parenthood for Anti-Mexican Ethnic Slur

By Catholic News Agency | BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Bishop of Brownsville, Texas has criticized Planned Parenthood and pro-choice political organizations in the state for use of anti-Mexican...