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From the Bishops

From the Bishops

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

The epidemic and its cure

I’ve always loved the movies, and one of the scariest films in recent memory is 28 Days Later, released in... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley prays at installation Mass outside of Risen Christ Cathedral in Lincoln, Nebraska on Nov. 20, 2012 /

From the Bishops

By Bishop James D. Conley

Our response to Charlottesville

In the late 1940s, Archbishop Joseph Rummel began the process of ending segregation in the parishes, seminary, and schools of... Read more

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From the Bishops

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

A word about useful tools

History is full of great quotations that people never said. One of the best lines comes from Vladimir Lenin. He... Read more

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From the Bishops

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

A Letter to the Romans

Christians are always, in a sense, outsiders. We have the joy and privilege to be a leaven for good in... Read more

Renovated Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Paterson, N.J /

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

A cathedral: more than a beautiful building

 When Constantine legalized the Christian faith with the Edict of Milan in 313 A.D., the Church emerged from Rome’s subterranean... Read more

Birth Control.

From the Bishops

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

The Importance of Humanae Vitae

A bishop attends a lot of worthy public events and fundraisers. It’s part of the job. And supporting good people... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Pledge of Allegiance: America’s Need of a Reawakening

In the early 1890s, patriotism in America was very low. The fires of the Civil War had been extinguished and... Read more

Painting of St. Stephen's martyrdom /

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Persecution yesterday and today: the moment to be bold

According to a report issued by the Center for Studies on New Religions, there were 90,000 Christians killed for their... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Religious Liberty: Hallmark of a Truly Tolerant Society

In June 2013, the European Union adopted “Guidelines on the Promotion and Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief.” At... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop David Zubik

Uber Est

Without intending to, I have become a user and a fan of the ride-sharing service Uber. It gets me where... Read more

First Lady Melania Trump and Sister Carolin Tahhan Fachakh of Syria.

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The ‘polite persecution’ not so polite

In 2007, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice established the International Women of Courage Award. It is presented to women... Read more

From the Bishops

By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

Scouting in the Balance

I was dismayed to learn this past January that the Boy Scouts of America decided to end their practice of... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Other Side of Mercy: The Resolve to Sin No More

In 1975, Raymond Moody published the bestseller Life After Life. In it, he coined the term “near-death experience” to label... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Modern Reproductive Technology: Medicine or Eugenics

On Sept. 27, 2016, New Scientist, a weekly international magazine, reported that a team of American scientists had produced the... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop James D. Conley

Sacred Music

Because we are Catholic, sacred liturgical worship should be at the center of our lives.  Jesus Christ is present among... Read more

Tower of Babel by Pieter Bruegel the Elder / Public Domain

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

New Ideologies: A Tower of Babel

Two years ago, Rachel Dolezal enjoyed a good reputation as a civil rights activist and a well-respected professor at Eastern... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Truthful News: A Cornerstone of a Free Society

In 1605, Johann Carolus printed the first weekly newspaper in Antwerp. However, his was not the first effort to keep... Read more

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From the Bishops

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

On Our Duty to Welcome the Stranger

For immigrants and refugees now in the United States, or who hope to come here in the near future, recent... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

Let’s Be Honest: It’s a Lack of Faith

A “Shoe” cartoon I saw the other day said this: “A recent study has shown that six of the seven... Read more

From the Bishops

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Praying Ad Orientem

The Kabba of Mecca is Islam’s most holy shrine. It is said to have been built by Abraham and his... Read more