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Human rights court to hear case of Belgian 2019-01-09 06:34:00Brussels, Belgium, Jan 9, 2019 / 05:34 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The European Court of Human Rights has announced that it will take up a case consideri

Order may censure for disobedience nun who protested 2019-01-09 05:37:00Kochi, India, Jan 9, 2019 / 04:37 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The superior general of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation issued last week a letter of wa

As Belgium bans kosher and halal food prep, 2019-01-08 06:19:00Brussels, Belgium, Jan 8, 2019 / 05:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Jews and Muslims in Belgium could face difficulty finding food prepared according to th

Trial begins for French cardinal accused of abuse 2019-01-07 13:57:00Lyon, France, Jan 7, 2019 / 12:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, archbishop of Lyon, begins trial Monday on charges of faili

'Give them freedom' – PNG bishops denounce six-year 2019-01-05 07:28:00Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Jan 5, 2019 / 06:28 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops of Papua New Guinea have issued a renewed plea on behalf of

Hong Kong bishop dies at age 73 2019-01-04 05:33:00Hong Kong, China, Jan 4, 2019 / 04:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong died in hospital Thursday at the age of 73

Congo's bishops call for release of election results 2019-01-04 04:00:00Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jan 4, 2019 / 03:00 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Church sent thousands of election monitors to assist at po

Nigerian priest abducted on Christmas Eve: Prayer saved 2019-01-04 03:46:00Abuja, Nigeria, Jan 4, 2019 / 02:46 am (EWTN News/CNA).- A Nigerian priest who was kidnapped on Christmas Eve recalled his experience after Mass t

Doctors, bishops express concerns as legal abortions begin 2019-01-03 07:07:00Dublin, Ireland, Jan 3, 2019 / 06:07 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- January 1, 2019 marked the beginning of legalized abortion in Ireland, drawing dismay fro

Seven Christians detained several days in Laos 2019-01-03 06:19:00Savannakhet, Laos, Jan 3, 2019 / 05:19 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Seven Christians in a Laotian village were arrested and detained for several days for h

Amid tense election, DRC bishops concerned about voting 2019-01-02 08:57:00Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jan 2, 2019 / 07:57 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Catholic Bishops' Conference in the Democratic Republi

What a vocation to be a Holy Land 2018-12-30 07:01:00Jerusalem, Dec 30, 2018 / 06:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- A religious vocation to serve in the Holy Land is demanding, but there is nothing like walking w

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Pope laments “senseless act of violence” in Kenya 2019-01-17 16:04:29Prays for consolation and strength for nation

Why an early memory of my grandmother’s defined 2019-01-17 11:00:51She was only 6 or 7, but she had an experience that fashioned her into the most loving, young-at-heart person I've ever known.

Check out this rabbi’s gesture for the World 2019-01-17 08:00:30"This is one of the ways we have found to contribute our little grain of sand towards the success of the event, and to witness to the excellent relat

Denver Food Rescue is on a mission to 2019-01-17 07:00:35The system is designed to reach the most people and leave the smallest environmental footprint.

American fertility rate plummets to below-replacement level 2019-01-17 07:00:16Some states, however, still have high birth rates.

Little Sisters of the Poor respond to popular 2019-01-17 06:00:28"Advice for Future Corpses and Those Who Love Them" makes many good points, but misses the mark on some important spiritual truths.

Water and wine are just the start: Jesus 2019-01-17 00:00:43If you were to marry a fabulously wealthy person, you would expect your life to change. That's what you've done.

10 Different kinds of crosses (and their meanings) 2019-01-17 00:00:41Not all crosses are the same ... nor are their meanings.

7 Ways to deal charitably with someone who 2019-01-17 00:00:39It takes patience and kindness — and a sense of humor.

Prayer to St. Anthony the Abbot for wisdom 2019-01-17 00:00:36St. Anthony was sought by many for his wisdom and holiness of life. In the Sign of the Cross, he triumphed over the Devil.

Dying school principal’s letter to young pupils is 2019-01-17 00:00:19Her poignant final words show a deep understanding for what kids need to navigate grief.

Medjugorje shrine being expanded, says the archbishop sent 2019-01-17 00:00:05Facilities for liturgies already being prepared.

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Lay Collaboration and Episcopal Authority 2019-01-09 06:00:00The Vatican is a hotbed of rumor, gossip, and speculation at the best of times—and these times are not those times. The Roman atmosphere at the

Thank You, First Things Readers 2019-01-08 12:00:00I’m excited to report that we exceeded our end-of-year campaign goal, raising $651,305. This is a wonderful testament to the generosity of the

False Counsel at Fordham 2019-01-08 06:00:00Shortly before my freshman year at Fordham University, I came out to my parents and close friends. Classmates had mocked me for acting gay since eleme

Friendly Fire 2019-01-07 06:00:00A year that began with the Holy Father performing a quick wedding on a plane in Chile ended with the Bride of Christ making an honest man out of longt

Tale of Two Quarterbacks 2019-01-04 06:00:00It’s been business as usual for University of Alabama football this year. They (OK—I’ll use the fanatic “we”) ended the

Baptizing the Spirit of the Age 2019-01-03 06:00:00The Church of England recently released a document of “pastoral” guidelines for performing an “Affirmation of Baptismal Faith”

A Tough Year Ahead 2019-01-02 06:00:002018 was a bad year for Catholics. 2019 is almost certainly going to be worse. Good reason, then, to reflect on two recent texts from the Church&rsquo

Another Decade of First Things 2019-01-01 10:35:00As 2019 begins, here’s a look back at the past ten years of First Things . This list, based on page views, presents our 25 most popular print a

Our Most Popular Articles of 2018 2018-12-31 06:00:00Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at First Things ! On this final day of 2018, why not take some time to revisit our most popular pie

The Pope and the Lord’s Prayer 2018-12-28 06:00:00On November 15 the Italian Bishops’ Conference announced that it plans to change the wording of the Lord’s Prayer in the Mass liturgy. The

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'Every life is worth protecting,' President Trump, VP 2019-01-18 15:05:00Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 01:05 pm (CNA).- The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abor

Pope Francis tells Christians to share their gifts 2019-01-18 14:19:00Rome, Italy, Jan 18, 2019 / 12:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The path to Christian unity takes a willingness to acknowledge and share in the gifts other Chr

Senate fails to advance bill to ban federal 2019-01-18 12:56:00Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 10:56 am (CNA).- In a procedural vote on Thursday, the Republican-led U.S. Senate failed to advance a bill that would

'You are renewing American society' nuncio tells Mass 2019-01-18 12:00:00Washington D.C., Jan 18, 2019 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Young pro-life marchers are charged with renewing American society. This was the message apostolic nu

At pro-life Mass, Naumann calls for mercy 2019-01-17 23:00:00Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 09:00 pm (CNA).- The pro-life movement must be one of mercy, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City Thursday ni

New birth control patch would administer contraception via 2019-01-17 19:01:00Atlanta, Ga., Jan 17, 2019 / 05:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Scientists and researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are working on

Indiana Catholic school opens 'adoration club' 2019-01-17 18:15:00South Bend, Ind., Jan 17, 2019 / 04:15 pm (CNA).- It’s not unusual for a school to offer an after school drama or Spanish club. Some schools eve

Vatican releases online guide to combat $150 billion 2019-01-17 18:00:00Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The Vatican said yesterday that the most significant cost associated with human trafficking is the explo

Mexican bishops make statement on gasoline shortage 2019-01-17 17:19:00Mexico City, Mexico, Jan 17, 2019 / 03:19 pm (ACI Prensa).- Amid a crisis caused by the shortage of gasoline in Mexico and the government's fight aga

Amid shutdown, DC Catholic Charities aids furloughed workers 2019-01-17 16:00:00Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- It is a crowded-but-calm scene on Thursday morning, just before 9 a.m., in the lobby of the James Car

He's walked 2,800 miles to the March for 2019-01-17 14:01:00Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Last weekend, John Moore arrived at the Washington Monument in the US capital, after a walk

Senate passes ‘religious test’ resolution on Knights of 2019-01-17 12:45:00Washington D.C., Jan 17, 2019 / 10:45 am (CNA).- The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membersh

Crisis Magazine

Confronting the Bullies 2019-01-16 04:10:34The culture war drags on and Christians are in the crosshairs. Defending the faith and our right to present our case in the marketplace of ideas requi

To Fast Well, Understand Hunger 2019-01-16 04:00:06I’ve spent about two-thirds of the Lents of the last few decades either pregnant or nursing. In other words, holding a get-out-of-fasting-free c

Who Would Have Known…? 2019-01-15 04:10:30A few days ago, the Nashua Public Library hosted a Drag Queen Teen Time starring the soi-disant Monique Toosoon, a gay man whom the once-conservative&

Parenting in the Image of God 2019-01-15 04:00:43Twice now I have had the good fortune to be pregnant during Advent. All of the gospel readings come alive in a special way for me. For instance, both

Filthy Lucre: The UK’s Abortion Industry 2019-01-14 03:10:31The latest statistics for abortions in the United Kingdom have been made public by the Department of Health. The revised abortion figures released jus

Why Catholic Millennials Need These Four Urgent Life 2019-01-14 03:00:32Many complain that young people are not getting the basic life skills so needed to survive in the world. Parents and schools no longer teach skills li

Why the Pope is Wrong About Nationalism 2019-01-11 03:10:50Pope Francis gave his annual talk to the Vatican diplomatic corps this week. Once more he denounced “nationalism” and promoted multilatera

Pets are Becoming People Too—Under the Law 2019-01-11 03:00:26In many of California’s largest cities, pets are replacing people.  In a recent article, “San Francisco Asks: Where Have All the Chil

The Desecration of God’s Temple 2019-01-10 05:35:40The lamentable condition—indeed, crisis—of our day in which heterodoxy and heteropraxy are not only tolerated but celebrated in the pew an

Newman’s Message for Those Leaving the Church 2019-01-10 05:30:10In 2018, we saw many Catholics, including some prominent ones, head for the exits in the wake of the latest sex abuse scandal. No doubt we’ll se

What Modesty Is and Isn’t…and Why It Matters 2019-01-09 03:10:39It may seem a bit odd to speak of modesty when the weather outside is frightful—