Rush to judge others and gossip: and the devil laughs

Rush to judge others and gossip: and the devil laughs

On January 18, 2019, a video of Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann went viral. He was at the Lincoln Memorial standing face to face with a Native American man during the March to Life in Washington, D.C. On the basis of that picture, a frenzy of condemnations from reporters, commentators and politicians were…
Pope Benedict XVI:  On Prayer

Pope Benedict XVI: On Prayer

Prayer should not be seen simply as a good deed done by us to God, our own action. It is, above all, a gift, the fruit of the living presence, the life-giving presence of the Father and of Jesus Christ in us. And we know how true it is when the Apostle [Paul] says: “we…
Archbishop Chaput: Rep. Brian Sims’ harassment of pro-lifers ‘unbecoming of an elected official’

Archbishop Chaput: Rep. Brian Sims’ harassment of pro-lifers ‘unbecoming of an elected official’

CNA—Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia called for broad participation in a pro-life rally this week, scheduled in response to a Penslyvania state representative’s livestreamed harassment of a woman praying outside of a Planned Parenthood clinic. “These videos, which Representative Sims took himself, have rightly sparked broad outrage … His actions were unbecoming of an elected…
The Needed Antidote to Apathy

The Needed Antidote to Apathy

In February 1915, only six months after the beginning of World War I, Lancet, a British medical journal, used for the first time the expression “shell shock.” This newly coined expression was used to describe the feeling of helplessness that soldiers felt after exposure to constant bombardment. The term was new, but not the reality.…
Now is the time to defend the truth, Phoenix bishop says at prayer breakfast

Now is the time to defend the truth, Phoenix bishop says at prayer breakfast

CNA—Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix did not mince words when he called on a gathering of the nation’s Catholic leaders to stand up to the heresies of the modern age by defending the dignity of the human person, body and soul, as an integral part of defending the faith. Speaking at the National Catholic Prayer…
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