I wasn’t familiar with Tim Staples of Catholic Answers until today. I think he’s a great speaker and apologist. He has several videos on his YouTube channel. This one is about the Communion of the Saints.
Washington D.C., Oct 29, 2014 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Men – particularly men within the Christian church – have a crucial role in changing cultural attitudes surrounding the sexual exploitation of women, say organizers of an upcoming New York conference. Rather than being confined to a matter of personal behavior or morality, the need to put an end to t
Naples, Fla., Oct 29, 2014 / 02:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal court in Florida has granted Ave Maria University preliminary protection from the federal contraception mandate, which the school has challenged on religious freedom grounds. “After dozens of court rulings, the government still doesn't seem to get that it can't force faith institutio
Washington D.C., Oct 28, 2014 / 04:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Saint John Paul II’s deep love for the world and for God continues to inspire people today to draw near to Christ, teaching them not only about sanctity, but about humanity, say those who were close to the late Pope. “He was just a human being and he taught me how to be a person, how to be a man,” sa
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 27, 2014 / 06:21 pm (CNA).- A 55-year-old priest in Philadelphia was placed on immediate administrative leave after being arrested on child pornography charges. According to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Father Mark J. Haynes was arrested by Chester County Police and “charged with two counts of dissemination of child pornography, tw
Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2014 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Promoting religious freedom abroad is vital for U.S. national security interests in preventing the rise of threats such as ISIS, said the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom on Monday. “Many of our most dire national security threats are founded and have their origins in c
Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2014 / 02:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In order to halt the abortion of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome, much must be done for education, research, and legislation to help parents choose life, a panel of experts has said. “In a sense, Down syndrome is the canary in the coal mine, it’s the test case of how we in a society will deal wit
Denver, Colo., Oct 26, 2014 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- The Colorado Catholic bishops responded last week to a recent media campaign sponsored by Catholics for Choice against Amendment 67, saying the campaign was “riddled with inaccurate facts and statistics.” “Before responding to the claims made by Catholics for Choice, it should be noted that this group does not s
Here is a translation of the message Pope Francis sent to the participants in the National Congress organized by the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), held at Salerno, from October 24-26 on the theme: ”In Precariousness, Hope.” It was published Saturday. * * * Dear Young People! I greet you cordially on ...
Here is a translation of the Pope’s address Tuesday to participants in the World Meeting of Popular Movements, organized and promoted by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, in collaboration with the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and with the Directors of several Movements. He met with the group ...
-- Ephesians 6:10-20 Psalm 144:1b,2,9-10 Luke 13:31-55 In the Gospel, Jesus demonstrates that he is fully aware of Herod's plans, as well as those of the chief priests, scribes, elders and pharisees. He alludes to his imminent death in Jerusalem as well as to the third day of his Resurrection. During his pub...