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Feb 22, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- One scholar’s critical book on the transgender movement has reportedly been removed from Amazon.com.
Jan 21, 2021 - 03:01 am .- Dante Alighieri died 700 years ago, and Italy is ready to celebrate the author whose epic poem through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven has influenced the art, imagination, and faith of so many down the centuries.
Jun 2, 2020 - 06:30 am .- Catholic publishers in the United Kingdom are turning to social media and online sales in an effort to survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their businesses. 
May 4, 2020 - 11:45 am .- Modern society is formulating an “anti-Christian creed” and punishing those who resist it with “social excommunication,” Benedict XVI has said in a new biography, published in Germany May 4.
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:00 am .- A multitude of photos and copies of historic records enliven a new history of the largest Catholic men’s organization in the world, “The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History,” to be released in March.
Jan 1, 2020 - 03:51 pm .- Do you remember the last poem you read, or heard?
Dec 31, 2019 - 10:15 am .- Here are a few of the best books we read in 2019, from some of the journalists at Catholic News Agency.
Jan 20, 2019 - 04:11 pm .- "Does it spark joy?" That question has become a rallying cry for fans of Japanese cleaning guru Marie Kondo, whose 2012 book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” has become a New York Times bestseller and sold more than 3 million copies.
Jan 4, 2019 - 04:47 pm .- It’s probably a little late for retrospectives, but if you’re planning your 2019 reading list, here are six great novels and memoirs I read in 2018.
Dec 31, 2018 - 10:30 am .- Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP, has had an interesting Twitter project for the last year and a half: she has kept a small (ceramic) skull on her desk, and has been tweeting daily meditations on death with the hashtag #MementoMori.
Oct 23, 2018 - 01:01 pm .- Pope Francis spoke about the wisdom and knowledge of the faith older people can share with the young at a book presentation Tuesday.
May 14, 2018 - 06:01 am .- The meteoric rise of Jordan B. Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto, has resulted in a popular book, 12 Rules for Life, published by Random House Canada in January. But the book deserves a close reading and analysis, to get at its exact weaknesses on their own terms.
Mar 18, 2018 - 04:24 pm .- Margaret, the fictional stray cat adopted by a fictional Pope in a new children’s book series, gets an up-close and personal look at the Vatican and the Papal office that most Catholics could only imagine.
Dec 22, 2017 - 02:25 pm .- You’ve heard it said that beardliness is next to Godliness.
Sep 1, 2017 - 03:19 am .- With hopes of leading Catholics to a deeper search for Christ, a new puzzle book from Ave Maria Press challenges readers to expand their interaction with God’s mysteries.
Mar 19, 2017 - 04:21 pm .- Raymond Arroyo has an impressive resume. He’s a New York Times bestselling author several times over. He’s an award-winning journalist and producer. And his weekly EWTN show, The World Over Live, reaches more than 350 million global households and 500 U.S. radio affiliates.
Dec 18, 2016 - 02:36 pm .- Pope Pius XII's secret support for the attempted overthrow of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is the subject of a new book that draws on wartime documents and interviews with the American intelligence agent who wrote them.
May 29, 2016 - 11:52 am .- After becoming the first Pope to author a children's book earlier this year, Pope Francis will soon come out with another, based on his responses to questions posed by youth through a new online platform.
Jan 12, 2016 - 07:40 am .- In his new book on mercy Pope Francis offers extensive reflections on the topic that has shaped much of his pontificate, getting personal about his own experiences of mercy, what it means for him, and why humanity is in such desperate need of it.
Oct 22, 2014 - 04:02 am .- Catholic victims of the Soviet Union’s cruel anti-Christian persecutions faced execution, exile and arbitrary imprisonment for their faith – and now a new website tells their stories.