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Who Speaks for the US Bishops?

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | “Who speaks for the American bishops?” That question was put to me by a senior member of the inner circle of Pope Francis when I was in Rome in October. The...

If We Are Ashamed of Jesus Christ, He Will Be Ashamed of Us

By Anna Abbott | This past July, Instagram hid the “Like” feature in seven countries including Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In October, Instagram Director of Fashion Partnerships Eva Chen said that hiding “Likes”...

What We Wear Identifies Us

By Matt D’Antuono | If you see me at work or find my lectures on YouTube, you may notice my pocket protector. It is my nerd badge. I began wearing it a few years ago because I discovered the convenience of keeping pens,...

8 Common Sayings You Won’t Find in the Bible

By Kathy Schiffer | Do you remember that time when President Obama mixed up his biblical metaphors, thus eliciting snickers from the Christian world? Speaking about immigration policy at a town hall meeting in Nashville, the...

US Reporting Mechanism for Episcopal Abuse Cases Could Go Live by February

By Matt Hadro/CNA | BALTIMORE — A national third-party reporting system for allegations of abuse, neglect or misconduct against bishops could be activated by February 2020, the U.S. bishops’ conference...

Attorney General Barr Warns of Threats to Religious Liberty

By Fr. Roger Landry | On Oct. 11, Attorney General William Barr gave an impassioned speech to the students and faculty of Notre Dame Law School as well as to Notre Dames’ Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture on the state of...

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Denies Allegation of Sexual Abuse

By Catholic News Agency | NEWARK, N.J. — Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, New York, rejected an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it a “false...

Putting Civil Discourse Back on Course

By Joan Frawley Desmond | WASHINGTON — Back in 2014, as the U.S. debate over the legalization of marriage between persons of the same sex reached a fever pitch, Ryan Anderson, a Catholic author and...

Buffalo’s Troubled Christ the King Seminary

By Peter Jesserer Smith | BUFFALO, N.Y. — The scandalous allegations that have engulfed the Diocese of Buffalo — and especially its center for forming priests, Christ the King Seminary — is...

“Christ Conquers!” Says Bishop Athanasius Schneider

By Amanda Evinger | Once in a great while, you come across a book that feeds your soul like manna falling from Heaven. It gives you the inner strength you need to carry on, and nourishes your famished spirit with the wellspring...