HISTORY MATTERS: The Pope Escapes Napoleon: January 23, 1814

HISTORY MATTERS: The Pope Escapes Napoleon: January 23, 1814

Napoleon’s victories and his defeat at Leipzig came as distant rumors to Pope Pius VII at Fontainebleau. Because the pope was undergoing a bitter struggle of his own, he had cared little for such news. In January 1813, nine months before the Battle of Leipzig, the pope had received a sudden visit from Napoleon. The…
The SECURE Act and What It Could Mean for Your Retirement Planning

The SECURE Act and What It Could Mean for Your Retirement Planning

The SECURE Act (short for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act) was signed into law by President Trump. It went into effect on Jan. 1. The SECURE Act is the most significant piece of retirement legislation since 2006 and will make it easier for tens of millions of hardworking Americans to save for…
The Battle for St. Anselm College is Real

The Battle for St. Anselm College is Real

We thought this was a particularly well-done piece regarding the new, public and highly watched development happening right now in some of the nation’s Benedictine-owned colleges. The issue at stake is very important, very serious, and reflects the much bigger issue of the rebuilding of Catholic culture today, beginning in our Catholic alma maters. —ed.,…
We missed this one in December, but worth showcasing now: McDonald’s Franchise Owners Keep Priorities Clear and Simple

We missed this one in December, but worth showcasing now: McDonald’s Franchise Owners Keep Priorities Clear and Simple

We at Catholic Business Journal missed this one in December but feel it is worth showcasing as a reminder at the start of the new year. Consider this simple Faith at Work story encouragement for keeping our FAITH principles top-of-mind in every decision we make, every action we do, including at work and in the…
Did Pope Benedict XVI write new book with Cardinal Robert Sarah New Book on Priestly Celibacy and Crisis of the Catholic Church?

Did Pope Benedict XVI write new book with Cardinal Robert Sarah New Book on Priestly Celibacy and Crisis of the Catholic Church?

CNS—At the request of retired Pope Benedict XVI, his name will be removed as co-author of a book—From the Depths of Our Hearts: Priesthood, Celibacy and the Crisis of the Catholic Church—defending priestly celibacy, said Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Vatican official who coordinated work on the book. “Considering the polemics provoked by the publication of…
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