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You Don’t Have to Be Nice, But You Have to Be Kind

By Father John P. Cush | In 1 Kings 17:7-16, we read of the Prophet Elijah and his encounter with the Widow of Zarephath. Perhaps it’s necessary to put this prophet into context, so that we can more fully understand who he is...

Intrinsic Evil: Some Things Are Just Plain Wrong

By Jimmy Akin | Fallen human beings are really good at rationalizing. All of us are. We find ingenious ways of telling ourselves that things we want to do are really okay, even when they’re not. One of our...

The Lost Art of Catholic Preaching, Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The Lost Art of Catholic Preaching ☩ Fr. Jonathan Mitchican of Dappled Things +1 And Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues ☩ Lin Yijiang of Bitter Winter The Biblical Reason...

Appeals Court Rules in Texas’ Favor Over Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood

By CNA/EWTN News | NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated Thursday a previous injunction barring Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood affiliates of Medicaid funding. The...

On What It Means to “Find Myself”

By Matt D’Antuono | A father recently asked me to pray for his son who was “finding himself.” Indeed, in this day in age, it is not so easily done. The search for the self is exhausting and seemingly impossible since our...

Sister Resigns From Detroit Seminary After Sex-Abuse Allegations

By Mary Rezac/CNA | DETRIOT — Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit announced this week the resignation of Sister Mary Finn, 84, a longtime faculty member and assistant professor of theology, after allegations...

Former Vicar: Vatican Knew About Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Argentine Bishop

By CNA/EWTN News | BUEONIS AIRES, Argentina — In an exclusive report from The Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the Vatican had had information about...

Amid Curriculum Controversy, Franciscan University President Calls for Unity

By Catholic News Agency | STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said last Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to university...

A Pope’s Epitaph For His Wonderful Pet Elephant

By Kathy Schiffer | White elephant (n.) an idiom for a valuable possession of which its owner cannot dispose, and whose cost (particularly cost of upkeep) is out of proportion to its usefulness or worth. *   *   *   * Did you...

WYD ’19 Preview: Youth’s ‘Yes’ to God

By Sabrina Ferrisi | PANAMA CITY — Mary’s unequivocal “Yes” to God’s calling is being held up as the guiding inspiration for this month’s World Youth Day in Panama — as the gathering’s theme is taken...