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Miracles and Saints: On the ten men and women to be canonized this Sunday

By Dawn Beutner on May 13, 2022 03:30 am
On May 15, 2022, Pope Francis is scheduled to canonize ten men and women. According to the Congregation of the Causes of Saints website, these ten individuals will no longer be called blesseds, but they [...]
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Cardinal Zen’s arrest and the Vatican’s muted, dangerous dance with China

By Christopher R. Altieri on May 12, 2022 11:33 pm
The most striking thing about the arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen, SDB, in Hong Kong on Wednesday is the anodyne statement from the Vatican regarding the news. At least, the muted response from Holy See [...]
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‘It’s a way to keep people in fear’: Chinese Catholics react to Cardinal Zen’s arrest

By Catholic News Agency on May 12, 2022 01:30 pm
Cardinal Joseph Zen. / Yung Chi Wai Derek/Shutterstock. Rome Newsroom, May 12, 2022 / 11:30 am (CNA). Chinese Catholics from the mainland see this week’s arrest of Cardinal Joseph Zen in Hong Kong as an act of intimidation and a signal from the... [...]
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Our Lady’s Blue Army celebrates 75 years of sharing Fatima’s message

By Father Seán Connolly on May 12, 2022 12:57 pm
The world changed in dramatic fashion in 1917. The First World War was raging and the radical, Marxist Bolsheviks seized control of the nation of Russia. An entire generation of Europe was basically lost in [...]
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Christ crucified in the modern world: The priest as sacrificial witness

By Dr. R. Jared Staudt on May 12, 2022 03:15 am
The evils of the 20th century hold a strange fascination. We cannot help but read and reread accounts of totalitarian oppression, such as Elie Wiesel’s Night, Anne Frank’s Diary, Viktor Frankl’s profound Man’s Search for [...]
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Gift, Response, Community: A Letter to Parents about Baptism

By David G. Bonagura, Jr. on May 11, 2022 09:11 pm
Author’s Note: This talk was presented this past Sunday as part of a relaunched baptism prep program for new parents who are seeking baptism for their first child. The talk’s goal was to prompt the [...]
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The Angelicum Academy launches Great Books Program in Spanish this fall

By Verónica A. Gutiérrez on May 11, 2022 04:39 pm
Recently, there has been a wave of Catholic families across the U.S., including my own, who have chosen to homeschool. The unfeasible became feasible when the pandemic closed schools and parents had no choice but [...]
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Report: Former Hong Kong bishop Cardinal Zen arrested

By Catholic News Agency on May 11, 2022 08:32 am
Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, speaks at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014. / Bohumil Petrik/CNA. Hong Kong, China, May 11, 2022 / 06:32 am (CNA). Cardinal Joseph Zen has been arrested by the aut... [...]
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Extra, extra! News and views for May 11, 2022

By CWR Staff on May 11, 2022 04:20 am
CDC Tracking – Newly released documents showed the CDC planned to use phone location data to monitor schools and churches, and wanted to use the data for many non-COVID-19 purposes, too. CDC Tracked Millions of [...]
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A new patron saint for Catholic journalism

By George Weigel on May 11, 2022 03:15 am
ROME. As of May 15, Catholic journalists around the world will be able to count one of their number among the saints, as Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite killed at the Dachau concentration camp in [...]
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Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

By Catholic News Agency on May 10, 2022 10:50 pm
Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022. / Eileen Pulse Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 10, 2022 / 18:50 pm (CNA). The publication of a leaked draft opinion in a pivotal Supreme Court abortion case on May 2 trigger... [...]
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New book offers historical perspective on lay vocational discernment

By Amy Welborn on May 10, 2022 09:36 pm
I have never been a fan of emphasizing “vocation” for the laity. My dissent is rooted in two places, I think. First, quite honestly, my personality type, which is all about preparing, but averse to [...]
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A&E series exposes the “black soul” of “the devil” named Hugh Hefner

By David Larson on May 10, 2022 09:07 pm
(Editor’s note: This essay contains descriptions of actions that are sexual to nature and may be troubling to some readers.) The documentary Secrets of Playboy, a 12-part A&E series, is more than the pop-culture debauchery [...]
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New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

By Catholic News Agency on May 10, 2022 12:14 pm
null / Steve Pepple/Shutterstock. Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 10, 2022 / 05:14 am (CNA). The offices of Oregon Right to Life in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire late Sunday night, the organization announced Monday."In the late evening on Sund... [...]
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The suffering and faith of Saint Damien of Molokai

By Jim Graves on May 10, 2022 12:00 pm
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on the CWR site on May 6, 2016.  For more than a century, Catholics and non-Catholics alike have been sharing the heroic story of St. Damien of Molokai (1840-89), [...]
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Synodality, bureaucratic malaise, and the problem of power

By Larry Chapp on May 09, 2022 09:21 pm
In my previous essay I criticized the new emphasis on synodality as an essentially modern enterprise of bureaucratic legerdemain. I noted that while I support the concept of a more synodal Church, I am suspicious [...]
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Moon Knight is an entertaining but underdeveloped small-screen mishmash

By Thomas P. Harmon on May 09, 2022 04:54 pm
Moon Knight is about justice and vengeance. It is about childhood trauma. It is about mental illness. It is about free will. It is about superheroes using their fists to stop bad guys—although there is [...]
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What’s the future of Catholic-Russian Orthodox relations?

By Andrea Gagliarducci, Catholic News Agency on May 09, 2022 07:35 am
Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, addresses Pope Francis at the Vatican, May 6, 2022. / Vatican Media. Vatican City, May 9, 2022 / 05:35 am (CNA). With the interview granted to the Italian ne... [...]
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Seven dialogues on the liberal arts and the classical learning tradition

By Brian Welter on May 08, 2022 11:59 pm
Does the past offer any solutions to the contemporary crisis in education? Is there really such a sharp break in educational practices between the past and the present? And what is the role of the [...]
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Costumed protesters disrupt Mother’s Day Mass in Los Angeles

By Catholic News Agency on May 08, 2022 10:26 pm
Costumed protesters struggle with personnel of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles during Mass on May 8, 2022. / Screenshot from video provided by Bradford Adkins Boston, Mass., May 8, 2022 / 20:26 pm (CNA). Several protester... [...]
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Motherhood: The Ultimate Makeover

By Carrie Gress, Ph.D. on May 08, 2022 04:00 am
The daily difficulties are a feature, not a flaw. [...]
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A patron saint for those who have been involved in abortion

By Dawn Beutner on May 07, 2022 08:42 pm
President Biden, recently and wrongly, implied that Saint Thomas Aquinas would side with him to support legalized abortion . Some pro-choice supporters (also wrongly) claim Saint Antoninus of Florence as their patron saint. Both claims [...]
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Mother Maria Kaupas and the story of Lithuanian Catholics in America

By Dr. Christopher Shannon on May 06, 2022 11:25 pm
In my previous essay, I examined the fate of Irish wake practices in light of the Tridentine Church’s efforts to develop a more modern, properly catechized and morally disciplined Catholic laity. Despite the general success [...]
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Apocalypse How?

By Carl E. Olson on May 06, 2022 07:00 pm
Readings: • Acts 13:14, 43-52 • Ps 100:1-2, 3, 5 • Rev 7:9, 14b-17 • Jn 10:27-30 Pop quiz: which book of the Bible describes black helicopters, high-tech warfare involving Russia and China, and computer [...]
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Must Roe go? Yes, say Alito’s leaked draft and other critics of abortion precedent

By Catholic News Agency on May 06, 2022 04:30 pm
Denver Newsroom, May 6, 2022 / 14:05 pm A leaked Supreme Court draft that could overturn pro-abortion rights precedents in the U.S. drew praise from critics who say the current precedent was built on deeply [...]
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