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Hope Despite Caesar

By Tom Hoopes | Sunday, Oct. 22, is the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A). ​Mass Readings: Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; Psalms 96:1, 3-5, 7-10; 1Thessalonians 1:1-5; Matthew 22:15-21. Today’s readings give us an...

Former Twins’ Catcher Speaks of Catholic World Series Double

By Trent Beattie | Not many baseball players can say they’ve won a World Series. Even fewer can say their sons have also won a World Series. However, Sal Butera is in that very small second group. His own...

Which Country is the Worst Persecutor of Christians?

By John Clark | The answer is North Korea. With his preposterous haircut and his penchant for coerced adulation, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is often portrayed by the Western Press as a comic figure; as an incorrigible bad...

We Are Always Invited By Mary

By Sherry Antonetti | When Mary came to Elizabeth's house, St. John the Baptist leapt in his mother's womb, and Elizabeth asked, “Who am I that the Mother of my Lord should come to me?” That moment between the Blessed Mother...

Cause Opens for Nicholas Black Elk, Holy Man of the Lakota

By Peter Jesserer Smith | PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Basil Brave Heart remembers the day his father pointed him to the great Lakota holy man and Catholic catechist, Nicholas Black Elk, whose cause for...

A Special London Landmark Gets Floodlit

By Joanna Bogle | Many of London’s famous buildings, including the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London, are floodlit at night. They create a landscape that is world-famous, and the mellow glow of...

Pope Francis Clarifies New Process for Liturgical Translations

By Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis offered several points of clarification in an Oct. 15 letter responding to questions raised by Cardinal Robert Sarah on the new...

How England Became Protestant

By Father Dwight Longenecker | The popular understanding of the founding of the Church of England was that lusty old King Henry VIII wanted to marry his pretty little mistress. The Pope...

Who is Satan’s Elite Fighting Force, New Community of Traditionalist Sisters, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Who is Satan’s Elite Fighting Force? You May Be Surprised – Fr. Richard Heilman, Roman Catholic Man New Community of Traditionalist Sisters to be Established in Preston – Catholic...

The Politics of the Reformation: Movement Was as Much About Power as Religion

By Matthew E. Bunson | In 1517, the Christian Church was still the very heart of Western life, and the vast majority of people were devoutly religious and loyal to the Church and her traditions, even...