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The Korean Martyrs, the Victory of Christ

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Aug 18, 2014

By Courtney Grogan

On Aug. 17 Pope Francis stood at an altar in front of Gyeongbokgung Palace, the palace of a dynasty that... Read more

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St. Maximilian Kolbe and living in the present tense

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Aug 14, 2014

By Jenny Uebbing

On August 14th the Catholic Church celebrates the life of a man who died wearing the notorious stripes of Auschwitz.... Read more

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New edition of Luis Lucia’s Psalter of my Hours casts light on Father Marcial Maciel’s appropriated version

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Aug 13, 2014

By Jean Boudet

The new edition by Vicent Comes Iglesia in the Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos of Luis Lucia Lucia’s Salterio de mis... Read more

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War on intimacy

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Aug 11, 2014

By Alice von Hildebrand

The changes that have taken place in the 20th century are mind boggling. The elderly among us were born in... Read more

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Be a saint, change the world

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Aug 11, 2014

By Daniel McGiffin

“Today it is very fashionable to talk about the poor. Unfortunately it is very unfashionable to talk with them.” Mother... Read more

Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), pictured in 1938-1939.

The glorious cross of Edith Stein

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Aug 9, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

When Edith Stein entered the order of Discalced Carmelite nuns in 1933, she assumed the name of Teresa Blessed by... Read more

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Iraq’s Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako: a Voice in the Desert

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Aug 8, 2014

By Mark von Riedemann

"It is time to take a principled stand: the situation calls for concrete action, a gesture of solidarity in the... Read more

St. Augustine of Hippo

A Saint for everybody

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Aug 4, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Recently, a dear friend of mine asked me for advice. Her father had just been diagnosed with terminal cancer and,... Read more

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Immigrant children: refugees from failed states

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Aug 3, 2014

By Fr. James Melnick

Bishop Anthony Taylor, ordinary of the Diocese of Little Rock, released a statement concerning the young immigrants who have arrived... Read more

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Christians Under Fire in the Middle East

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Aug 1, 2014

By Dr. Saliba Sarsar

If there is hell on earth, it is found these days in the Middle East where aggression and violence are... Read more

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The Church's take on immigration

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Jul 22, 2014

By Deacon Ryan Kaup

The immigration debate rarely lays dormant in the United States, but the arrival of some 52,000 migrant children from Latin... Read more

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Finding God in Franco’s Prison: A new edition of Luis Lucia’s Psalter of my Hours

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Jul 8, 2014

By Jean Boudet

The civil war in Spain, 1936-9, confronted the Catholic world with a dilemma. To support Franco, pro-Catholic and anti-Communist, was,... Read more

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Witnessing in Jerusalem: A loving tribute to Sister Anastas Sarsar

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Jun 19, 2014

By By Dr. Saliba Sarsar

May 2014 was a bittersweet month in Jerusalem.  Anastasia, one of my three sisters, passed away unexpectedly on the 8th,... Read more

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Cardinal Kasper, Continued

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May 29, 2014

By Fr. Gerald Murray

The effort by Cardinal Walter Kasper to change the Church’s discipline regarding the inadmissibility of divorced and remarried Catholics to... Read more

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs / Artist – Fra Angelico – public domain

Oh, to be a saint!

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May 20, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

“I’m not a saint!” is perhaps one of my most frequent utterances, along with more forceful expressions such as “No!”,... Read more

St. Monica

Mother Monica, Saint of all Nags

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May 13, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

As mothers, sainthood is often promised to us by people who don’t know the half of it. Do they know... Read more

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'You Are Littler' – My encounters with a Saint

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May 12, 2014

By Maria Mitchell

Pope John Paul II affected millions of people during his papacy. He connected with youth in the most amazing manner... Read more

Pope John Paul II in 1996.

John Paul, a Saint for women

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May 6, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Pope John Paul II’s legacy is momentous. To most of us growing up in the late twentieth century, Pope John... Read more

Christ's Appearance to Mary Magdalene after the Resurrection

Easter every day!

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Apr 25, 2014

By Tina McCormick, PhD

Many Christians, myself included, become upset at the widespread reluctance to say “Merry Christmas.” However, our outrage over a lack... Read more

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John Paul II: Saint and pro-life hero

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Apr 25, 2014

By Marie Smith

Blessed John Paul II, a beloved pope and inspirational religious leader who was a pro-life hero, will be canonized a... Read more