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California’s Concern for ‘Innocent Humans’ Excludes the Unborn

By Janet Morana | California is on the right track where the death penalty is concerned. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent announcement that there will be a moratorium on executions was certainly good news for the 737 people currently...

St. Joseph’s Apparition in the United States

By Joseph Pronechen | This year marks the 60th anniversary of St. Joseph appearing to a nun in Ohio during March, 1958. He appeared during the continuing apparitions of the Blessed Mother under her title “Our Lady of...

Believing the Strangest Things, Loving the Alien

By Joseph Pearce | Look out at your children See their faces in golden rays Don't kid yourself they belong to you They're the start of a coming race … Homo Sapiens have outgrown their use All the strangers came today And it...

Why the Bible Says the Prayers of Holy People Are More Powerful

By Dave Armstrong | James 5:16-18 (RSV) “. . . The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects. Eli’jah was a man of like nature with ourselves and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and...

Pew: Evangelical Support For Trump Higher Than Catholics

By Matthew Archbold | Evangelical approval of Trump remains high, according to new polling from Pew Research Center, but other religious groups, such as Catholics aren't as supportive. Why? That's a question worth asking but...

Kazakhstan Bishops Issue Statement Supporting Archbishop Chullikatt

By Catholic News Agency | ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The bishops’ conference of Kazakhstan issued a statement of support Tuesday for Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, apostolic nuncio to that country, who has...

How to Start a Family Rosary

By Sherry Antonetti | The goal of Lent is to grow in holiness, which is possible only if we aren’t in our own way. That’s why we engage in these forty days of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. For years, I’ve known the gift of...

Cardinal Barbarin Remains Archbishop, Takes Leave of Absence

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | VATICAN CITY — French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin will remain the archbishop of Lyon, the Vatican announced Tuesday. According to a statement released by the Holy See Press...

China’s President Xi Jinping Unlikely to Meet Pope Francis During Rome Trip

By Edward Pentin | The leader of communist China arrives in Rome on Thursday, his first visit to Italy since the historic agreement last September between Beijing and the Holy See, but a papal audience...

St. Joseph — A Gentle Saint With a Powerful Trust in God

By Theresa Doyle-Nelson | Behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the holy Spirit that this child has...