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Are Adam and Eve Really Myth, Hate Signs, A Comprehensive List of Catholic Podcasts, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Adam & Eve Are Myth, Really? – Regis Nicoll, Crisis Magazine Hate Signs – Mark Bauerlein, First Things A Comprehensive List of Catholic Podcasts for Every Interest – Genevieve Perkins,...

Papal Humiliations: The Burning of Flax; Genuine Faith Requires More than Niceness; and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Papal Humiliations: The Burning of Flax – Aelredus Rievallensis, Canticum Salomonis Genuine Faith Requires More than Niceness – Anthony M. Esolen Ph.D., Crisis Magazine Magisterial...

Pope Francis in Latvia: Don’t Let Christianity Become an Artifact

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | RIGA, Latvia — During an ecumenical prayer service in Latvia Monday, Pope Francis warned Christians to not let the faith turn into another piece of history, but to keep it...

After Summer of Revelations, Cardinal Wuerl Faces Tattered Legacy, Future in the Balance

By Joan Frawley Desmond | WASHINGTON — Cardinal Donald Wuerl, his angular face gaunt with fatigue and strain, returned to the pulpit at the close of a Sunday Mass in early September and offered a...

Fr. James Martin Says Don’t Pray, Fast or Destroy Rainbow Flags

By Patti Armstrong | I was irritated when Pope Francis called for every member of the Church to “pray and fast in penance for the evil of clerical sex abuse, and to be involved in needed change within the Church” on Aug....

Bad Music and Liturgical Tinkering Make Clericalism Worse

By Noelle Mering | Like many Catholics trying to fit daily Mass into their lives, I can be a church hopper. We travel a bit outside our town for a lovely Sunday liturgy, but on weekdays where I go is determined by...

What Will the Pope's February Summit on Sexual Abuse Cover?

By Edward Pentin | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis Sept. 12 called for a special meeting in early 2019 with the presidents of the world’s bishops’ conferences to address the clergy sex-abuse crisis, with an...

Our Lady of Walsingham and the ‘Dowry of Mary’

By K.V. Turley | In 2014, on his 60th birthday, Msgr. John Armitage, then vicar general of the Diocese of Brentwood, England, was appointed the rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in...

By the Light of the Harvest Moon

By John Grondelski | The first full moon that occurs in autumn is called the “Harvest Moon.” The second full moon of fall is called “Hunter’s Moon.” This year, Harvest Moon rises Sept. 24, and Hunter’s Moon on Oct. 24. Nature...

What Catholics Learned at V ‘Encuentro’ and What They Hope Their Bishops Heard

By Mary Rezac/CNA | FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s a difficult time for the Catholic Church, a fact much-discussed at the National V Encuentro conference, a gathering of Hispanic and Latino Catholics from...