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Apostolic Nuncio: Bishops Need to Regain Trust of the Faithful

By Christine Rousselle/CNA | BALTIMORE — Bishops in the United States need to work hard to regain the trust of their flocks and combat a culture of clericalism, Archbishop Christophe Pierre,...

The Memory of the Last Chaplain to Die in World War II Remains Alive

By Joseph Pronechen | As the USS Indianapolis headed through the Philippine Sea, at approximately 12:14am July 30, 1945, she was hit by two torpedoes from a Japanese submarine. The first took off her...

Contemporary Life Is Not Just Unreal, It Is Irreal; Beautiful Story of a Saintly Priest; and More!

By Tito Edwards | Contemporary Life Is Not Just Unreal—It’s Irreal - Anthony M. Esolen Ph.D., Crisis Magazine++++ Cultivating the Unique Calling of Every Person – Cathy G. Knipper, Catholic...

Vatican Cancels US Bishops’ Vote on Sex-Abuse Reform Measures

By Ed Condon/CNA | BALTIMORE — Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, has told the American bishops that they will not vote on two key proposals that had been expected to form...

Cardinal DiNardo to US Bishops: Avoid Despair, Presumption in Facing Abuse Crisis

By Ed Condon/CNA | BALTIMORE — Cardinal Daniel DiNardo opened the fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) with a speech calling for bishops to avoid the two temptations of “despair...

Cardinal DiNardo: Vatican Directive Came From Congregation for Bishops

By Catholic News Agency | BALTIMORE— The directive not to vote on the proposals that had been expected to form the basis for the response of the Church in the United States to the sex-abuse crisis...

The Sex-Abuse Crisis and Culture Change in the Church

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | The U.S. bishops began their annual plenary meeting in Baltimore with a day devoted to prayer and reflection, a departure from the customary practice prompted by...

IVF is Getting a Major Media Boost from Michelle Obama

By Dustin Siggins | Former First Lady Michelle Obama has 11.4 million Twitter followers, one of the most influential voices in the nation, and a new book coming out on Tuesday. And she’s using this platform to promote IVF in an...

‘Golgotha’: Catholics and the Great War

By K.V. Turley | “For fourteen hours I was at work yesterday — teaching Christ to lift His cross by numbers and how to adjust His crown. ... I inspected His feet that they should be worthy of the nails ......

Called to Complete Surrender, Without Fear

By Claire Dwyer | Sunday, Nov. 11, is the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass Readings: 1 Kings 17:10-16; Psalm 146:7, 8-9, 9-10; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44. We are presented with two widows this...