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More Showers of Roses from St. Thérèse of Lisieux (Part 5)

By Joseph Pronechen | Anyone can pray for St. Thérèse’s help. People shouldn’t forget that even a child can pray the novena to St. Thérèse. After all, Thérèse understood childhood in depth, not only being one herself but later...

What We Wear Identifies Us

By Matt D’Antuono | If you see me at work or find my lectures on YouTube, you may notice my pocket protector. It is my nerd badge. I began wearing it a few years ago because I discovered the convenience of keeping pens,...

A Coffee-Table Contribution to the New Evangelization

By Tom Nash | When you think of a good Catholic book to place on a coffee table, whether at home, the parish office or your workplace waiting room, you start with eye-catching photos to gain the attention of prospective readers....

New Book Offers Guidance on Living a Good Life

By Michael Kenney | Preparing for life’s journey is the mission of every young person. But too often, education is focused on accumulating skills and knowledge without fully developing the virtues and...

Does God Allow Souls In Purgatory To Visit The Living, Sister Briege The Healing Nun, And More!

By Tito Edwards | Does God Allow Souls In Purgatory To Visit The Living? – Peter Darcy t Catholic Stand +1 Sister Briege, The Healing Nun – Simone Fortier at Catholic Exchange +1 Public Displays Of...

Chilean Churches Looted During Protests

By Catholic News Agency | SANTIAGO, Chile — Several churches across Chile have been attacked and looted amid anti-government protests in the country. The demonstrations began in mid-October in...

Analysis: US Bishops at Odds Over Abortion and the ‘Francis Test’

By Ed Condon/CNA | BALTIMORE — During the second day of the USCCB’s fall General Assembly in Baltimore, divisions among the bishops bubbled briefly to the surface, with bishops exchanging sharp...

The Role of Values in Helping the Poor

By John Grondelski | Earlier this year, the Washington Post carried a story in which Citibank was accused of “poor shaming.” The charge was leveled against the bank, which itself had been a beneficiary of a 2008 taxpayer...

Archbishop Chaput on Archbishop Gomez’s Election, Voting Issues, Communion Denial

By Lauretta Brown | BALTIMORE — Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia spoke with the Register Nov. 12 at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ fall assembly, shortly after the expected election of...

8 Common Sayings You Won’t Find in the Bible

By Kathy Schiffer | Do you remember that time when President Obama mixed up his biblical metaphors, thus eliciting snickers from the Christian world? Speaking about immigration policy at a town hall meeting in Nashville, the...