September 25, 2014 5:50 PM Annulment Motivation: The Crux of the Matter By Dr. Jeff Mirus
It created a stir on our Facebook page when Phil Lawler called attention to Edward Peters’ argument that, on annulments, the process is not the problem. One person became so heated in his castigation of Peters that I felt obliged to...
September 19, 2014 10:37 AM The Islamic roots of terrorism must be addressed By Phil Lawler
“Now let’s make two things clear,” President Barack Obama said in his televised address to the American people on September 10. First, he said, “ISIL [the Islamic State] is not Islamic.” But that’s...
September 29, 2014 Oh, that sort of misconduct [UPDATED] By Phil Lawler
Bishop Kieran Conry has resigned, admitting to personal misconduct. Although he has not been specific, it seems likely that he’s referring to some form of sexual misconduct. Fair enough. We don’t need to know the...
September 29, 2014 Doing Great Things for Christ
Support is picking up as we enter the Fall, but CatholicCulture.org still has about $8,000 to raise to meet September expenses. I know you value our Catholic news and analysis, balanced Catholic commentary, spiritual and resources, and...
- Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State
- Vatican conducts visitation of Bishop Finn’s diocese
- Venezuela: abducted priest found dead
- Violence in Egyptian village following disappearance of Christian woman
- South Sudan’s bishops plead for end to civil war
- Pope renews appeal for peace in Venezuela
- Papal tribute to United Bible Societies
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Ordinary Time: September 30th
Born in Dalmatia of a Christian, Jerome (345-420) was baptized in Rome, while taking his classical courses. He then studied under the best masters in foreign cities. But the Church had need of this extraordinarily gifted man. Jerome heard... More
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September 26, 2014 Cosmas, Damian and Saints of the Canon By Jennifer Gregory Miller
September 26 is the combined optional memorial of Cosmas and Damian, two saints of the Roman Canon (or Eucharistic Prayer I). Although not much is known about these twin brothers, there is much to be learned from contemplating their...
September 26, 2014 The Mystery of Music, Part III By Thomas Van
In the next world I shan’t be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it. —Ralph Vaughan Williams Our experience of beauty and mystery is often most intense when dissimilar things are...