From the Bishops

Scouting in the Balance

By Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

I was dismayed to learn this past January that the Boy Scouts of America decided to end their practice of more than 100 years that allowed only... (Read more)
In 1975, Raymond Moody published the bestseller Life After Life. In it, he coined the term “near-death experience” to label what some individuals... (Read more)
On Sept. 27, 2016, New Scientist, a weekly international magazine, reported that a team of American scientists had produced the first three-parent... (Read more)

Sacred Music

By Bishop James D. Conley

Because we are Catholic, sacred liturgical worship should be at the center of our lives.  Jesus Christ is present among us in the Church’s... (Read more)

New Ideologies: A Tower of Babel

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Two years ago, Rachel Dolezal enjoyed a good reputation as a civil rights activist and a well-respected professor at Eastern Washington... (Read more)
In 1605, Johann Carolus printed the first weekly newspaper in Antwerp. However, his was not the first effort to keep the public informed. In 1556,... (Read more)

On Our Duty to Welcome the Stranger

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

For immigrants and refugees now in the United States, or who hope to come here in the near future, recent weeks have been a steady diet of anxiety... (Read more)

Let’s Be Honest: It’s a Lack of Faith

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

A “Shoe” cartoon I saw the other day said this: “A recent study has shown that six of the seven dwarfs . . . aren’t happy.” The reference to... (Read more)

Praying Ad Orientem

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Kabba of Mecca is Islam’s most holy shrine. It is said to have been built by Abraham and his son Ishmael. It is considered “the House of... (Read more)

The Age of Noise

By Bishop James D. Conley

More than 70 years ago, the English satirist Aldous Huxley wrote that modernity is the “age of noise.” He was writing about the radio, whose... (Read more)

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