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.
Bismarck, N.D., Aug 1, 2014 / 02:22 pm (CNA).- The University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D., has teamed up with the National Catholic Bioethics Center to offer its students a master’s of science degree option in bioethics. “The University of Mary is answering the call from the Church to work toward establishing a culture of life which respects and safeguards hum
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug 1, 2014 / 12:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop John Nienstedt of Saint Paul-Minneapolis, facing calls for his resignation amid legal battles over the local Church's handling of clerical sex abuse, apologized Wednesday but refused to resign. “It comes down to this: 18 years ago, Pope John Paul II chose me to serve the Church as a
Sioux Falls, S.D., Aug 1, 2014 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- If you have seen an artistic Facebook cover photo with a saint and a powerful quote, there's a good chance it came from Cassie Pease. The 22-year-old South Dakota native's designs have been floating around social media and phone backgrounds for over a year now. While Pease has always been
Jackson, Miss., Aug 1, 2014 / 03:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal appeals court has drawn criticism for blocking a 2012 Mississippi law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. “The issue has been so politicized that people don’t use their common sense when it comes to this issue,” said Dana Cody, president and executive d
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Congressional representatives have introduced a resolution to protect persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq, as Islamist militants consolidate control over portions of the country's northwest. “For 1,600 years, Mosul has been a center of Christian life,” Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 05:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The announcement that Rabbi David Saperstein is being tapped as the next U.S. ambassador for global religious freedom has drawn concern based on his recent statements on the issue at home. “I've been following David's activities for 30 years,” Rabbi Aryeh Spero of the Caucus for America tol
Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 11:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The child migrant crisis at the U.S-Mexico border shows the need for a Catholic response and for sound government policy to help children who are fleeing violence, several Catholic experts have said. “As a Church, our first focus is that we are assisting members of our human family in need,” Bishop D
La delegación de la Conferencia episcopal francesa ha finalizado hoy el viaje realizado a Irak, para llevar solidaridad a los cristianos perseguidos por los yihadistas. En la visita, que comenzó el pasado 28 de julio, han participado monseñor Michel Dubost, obispo de Ebry y presidente del Consejo para las relacione...
El próximo 6 de agosto, Fiesta de la Transfiguración, Ayuda a la Iglesia Necesitada promueve una jornada de oración por la paz en Irak. La invitación es dirigida por AIN junto al Patriarca caldeo Raphael Louis Sako, que ha escrito la oración de invocación a la paz. "Con los cristianos iraquíes me uno a los que tend...
El camino de la reconciliación es largo, pero inicia dentro de nosotros mismos. Israel y Hamás, ¿cómo es que miran ustedes la brizna que hay en el ojo de su hermano, y no reparan en la viga que hay en el propio? Lo que deberían hacer es deponer las armas y tomar un binóculo, para comprobar que la mayoría de sus víc...