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Author’s Quest to Make the Holy Veil of Manoppello Better Known

By Joseph Pronechen | Renowned journalist, historian and best-selling author Paul Badde has released The Holy Veil of Manoppello: The Holy Face of God (Sophia Institute Press), his latest update on the...

Honoring Mary in the ‘Mass of the Americas’

By Joseph Pronechen | On Dec. 8, San Francisco’s Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption celebrated a “Mass of the Americas” especially commissioned to honor our Blessed Mother as both the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of...

Holy See Affirms Enduring Importance of UN Human-Rights Declaration

By CNA/EWTN News | NEW YORK CITY — Seven decades after its proclamation, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still being hailed as “a great triumph achieved at a tremendous cost,” in the words of...

Options Emerge for Handling the ‘Other Sexual-Abuse Crisis’

By Ed Condon/CNA | WASHINGTON — The recent sex-abuse scandals that have rocked the Church in the United States and beyond have mostly focused on the abuse of minors. At the same time, many recent...

Possibly Lying in Confession? Help for the Scrupulous

By Jimmy Akin | A reader (who will remain anonymous per my usual policy) writes: The other day I went to confession and confessed my sins some of which were of a sexual nature. I honestly confessed these sins. However, after...

Seeking God’s Grace-Filled Healing for Sex-Abuse Victims

By Jeanette Flood | It seems a lot of attention during the current sex-abuse scandals in the Church has gone to the perpetrators — to how to prevent this from happening again, and reform. This is...

O Little Town and Bethlehem: Keeping Christmas Local

By Joseph Pearce | One of the most discouraging things about small town America is the way that corporate gigantism has ripped its heart out. This is made all too painfully evident when I drive on the back roads to Charlotte...

Faith Walks on the Waves — Ideology Stays in the Boat

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | If you’re searching for the meaning of life, I’ve been thinking lately that there are really only three options. The first option is nihilism. That is, that there is no meaning of life and the search...

St. Pantaleon: Patron Saint of Trousers and Lotteries

By Angelo Stagnaro | I love the saints! I love everything about them. Especially the weird, implausible, miraculous and sometimes revolting stories. Do you know why St. Lucy is the Patron of Eyesight and Ophthalmologists?...

The Demonization of Authority is Useful to the Demons

By Sophia Feingold | My dear Wumpick, So. The patient is questioning her attitude towards authority, and you are not sure what to do with it? I can almost hear your tremulous stutters as you pour out your concern. Never fear,...