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Intense Debate Over Handling of Abuse Scandal Ensues at USCCB Meeting

By CNA/EWTN News | BALTIMORE — More than 20 bishops and cardinals offered passionate speeches during an open-floor discussion on the sex-abuse crisis at the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday...

Of Gods and Men: The Pagan Path to Christ

By Joseph Pearce | Considering that the use of words is dangerous and their abuse perilous, it should come as no surprise that “paganism” is a particularly dangerous word. The danger lies in the dangerous lies that arise when...

Lamenting Clergy Sex Abuse, Pa. Bishops Announce Victim-Compensation Funds

By Catholic News Agency | HARRISBURG, Pa. — Seven of the eight Roman Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania will create compensation funds for victims of clergy sex abuse, following a grand jury inquiry...

I Have Multiple Sclerosis — Here’s What it Has Taught Me About Life

By Rick Becker | Recently I revealed to a friend of mine that I have multiple sclerosis, and she chided me. “Why haven’t you written about this? You write about everything else – why not this?”  I dissembled and made excuses –...

London Through the Eyes of Mother Teresa’s Sisters

By Joanna Bogle | Walking through London with a group of Mother Teresa’s nuns was quite an experience. And part of the charm was that none of them seemed to realize it.  They had asked me to lead some young people on a Catholic...

St. Michael, Defend Us in Battle

By Joseph Pronechen | The St. Michael Prayer is getting traction once again in these dire times for the world and the Church. Already, several bishops have directed their priests to have the Prayer to St. Michael recited after...

Dodgers’ Catcher-Turned-Rangers’ Scout Assesses World Series in Light of Faith

By Trent Beattie | Predicting which baseball players will succeed professionally can be a difficult thing. One only needs to look at former Kansas City Royals’ first baseman Mike Sweeney, who was not...

The Two Pillars of Prayer Against Cancer

By Kevin Di Camillo | In 1993 I, as a graduate student, joined the Saint Peregrine Cancer Prayer Society at Notre Dame. Led by the late Mr. Herb Juliano, we would pray for anyone afflicted with that dread disease. Specifically,...

Bishops, Ents, and a Fork in the Road

By Matthew Sewell | In the second book of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, we find the Ents – the ancient humanoid race of tree-like creatures, the oldest beings in Middle Earth, and the shepherds of her forests –...

Archbishop Scicluna Named Adjunct Secretary of CDF

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta as adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). According...