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“A World Away”: adventure with a lesson

Book Reviews

Jan 23, 2009

By John Gleason

Book written by: T.J. Smith Read more

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The Rain before It Falls

Book Reviews

Jan 23, 2009

By Christopher Scalia

Here's some advice for anyone starting a job as literary editor for a Catholic online journal: For your first book... Read more

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Mr. Obama: Remember the lessons of history

From the Bishops

Jan 20, 2009

By Archbishop John C. Favalora

My dear friends,  Read more

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Good Hearts: Catholic Sisters in Chicago’s Past

Book Reviews

Jan 16, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Suellen Hoy Read more

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Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA) - a bad and harmful law

From the Bishops

Jan 14, 2009

By Bishop Daniel F. Walsh

My Dear People, Read more

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Gran Torino

Movie Reviews

Jan 12, 2009

By Joan Frawley Desmond

During the post-Vatican II push for more "relevant" religion classes, students in my high school "Theology of the Film" course... Read more

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Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson

Book Reviews

Jan 9, 2009

By Gerald J. Russello

Book written by: Bradley J. Birzer, Christendom Press, $30, 332 pages  Read more

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National Immigration Week

From the Bishops

Jan 7, 2009

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The feast of the Epiphany, Jan. 4, begins the annual National Migration Week for the Catholic Church. This year’s theme... Read more

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Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age

Book Reviews

Dec 19, 2008

By Martin Morse Wooster

Book written by: Arthur Herman  Most of us know about Winston Churchill's heroic struggle in the 1930s to warn Britain about... Read more

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Advent is time to prepare for future full of hope

From the Bishops

Dec 16, 2008

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John the Baptist plays a prominent role in our Advent Scriptures. As we await the coming of Jesus in glory,... Read more

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Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

Book Reviews

Dec 12, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: John R. Dichtl Read more

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Advent: Black Friday Turned Inside Out

From the Bishops

Dec 9, 2008

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Tragic. Sad. Lamentable. Despicable. No one word can describe the Black Friday death of a 34 year-old Haitian man. Despite... Read more

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Holy Simplicity: the Little Way of Mother Teresa, Dorothy Day & Therese of Lisieux

Book Reviews

Dec 5, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

This is a wonderful book about the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), and... Read more

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On gratitude and Advent

From the Bishops

Dec 2, 2008

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The 2008 election has come and gone, but with a difficult economy, an on-going war and an incoming administration committed... Read more

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New book offers novena based on Mother Teresa’s writings

Book Reviews

Nov 28, 2008

By CNA Staff

As a follow-up to last year's New York Times bestseller, "Come Be My Light," Doubleday has released a new book... Read more

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Put worries aside, pause to give thanks

From the Bishops

Nov 25, 2008

By Archbishop John C. Favalora

My dear friends,  Read more

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St. Paul

Book Reviews

Nov 21, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Quotes by: Pope Benedict XVI  Read more

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Support, in word and deed, the dignity of human life

From the Bishops

Nov 18, 2008

By Most Rev. Samuel J. Aquila

On Nov. 4, 2008, the United States witnessed an historic event in the election of the first African-American president. With... Read more

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Popes and the Tale of Their Names

Book Reviews

Nov 14, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Anura Guruge Read more

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Elections over; now real work of faithful citizens begins

From the Bishops

Nov 11, 2008

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Catholics have the same obligations after an election as we have before we vote. We continue to study the constant... Read more