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A Pope’s Epitaph For His Wonderful Pet Elephant

By Kathy Schiffer | White elephant (n.) an idiom for a valuable possession of which its owner cannot dispose, and whose cost (particularly cost of upkeep) is out of proportion to its usefulness or worth. *   *   *   * Did you...

Amid Curriculum Controversy, Franciscan University President Calls for Unity

By Catholic News Agency | STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The president of Franciscan University of Steubenville said last Monday that the university is committed to a faithful Catholic approach to university...

Former Vicar: Vatican Knew About Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Argentine Bishop

By CNA/EWTN News | BUEONIS AIRES, Argentina — In an exclusive report from The Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the Vatican had had information about...

Sister Resigns From Detroit Seminary After Sex-Abuse Allegations

By Mary Rezac/CNA | DETRIOT — Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit announced this week the resignation of Sister Mary Finn, 84, a longtime faculty member and assistant professor of theology, after allegations...

On What It Means to “Find Myself”

By Matt D’Antuono | A father recently asked me to pray for his son who was “finding himself.” Indeed, in this day in age, it is not so easily done. The search for the self is exhausting and seemingly impossible since our...

Appeals Court Rules in Texas’ Favor Over Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood

By CNA/EWTN News | NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated Thursday a previous injunction barring Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood affiliates of Medicaid funding. The...

The Lost Art of Catholic Preaching, Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The Lost Art of Catholic Preaching ☩ Fr. Jonathan Mitchican of Dappled Things +1 And Persecution of Underground Catholics Continues ☩ Lin Yijiang of Bitter Winter The Biblical Reason...

Latest Planned Parenthood Numbers Show More Abortions — and Higher Profits

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood, the largest performer of abortions in the U.S., has released its annual report, and its critics object to the organization’s increase in abortions and...

5 Things to Know About World Youth Day 2019

By Jonah McKeown/CNA | PANAMA CITY — The 15th international World Youth Day begins Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Panama City, Panama. The massive gathering of Catholic youth, which takes place every two or...

Fuller Picture Emerges After Ky. Catholic Students Caught in Media Maelstrom

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON — A wave of media attention engulfed this weekend a group of students who attended last week’s annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. The students, most of...