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SDG Reviews ‘Samson’

By Steven D. Greydanus | If you ever wondered what it might have looked like for Samson to slay 1,000 Philistines with the jawbone of an ass, wonder no more. I mean, you didn’t necessarily have to...

We Need to Take Back “You Shall Not Judge”

By Justin McClain | A few years ago, I recall hearing that the most well-known of scriptural passages had changed from John 3:16 to Matthew 7:1 — “Stop judging, that you may not be judged.” It is also one of the least...

Holy Transfigured

By Father John Paul Mary Zeller | Sunday, Feb. 25, is the Second Sunday of Lent (Lent B). Mass Readings: Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19; Romans 8:31b-34;...

Letters 02.18.18

By The Editors | Informative Reporting This is just a quick note to thank you, EWTN and the National Catholic Register, for informative Catholic reporting and for a forum to discuss issues as they relate to our Catholic...

Get a Read on Lent

By Michael Warsaw | One of the most effective means for me to better focus on my Lenten commitments is to carve out time to read. Spiritual reading often falls by the wayside in our technology-driven...

Pope Francis Regularly Meets With Victims of Sexual Abuse on Fridays

By Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — In a conversation with Jesuits during his recent visit to Peru, Pope Francis said he regularly meets with victims of sexual abuse on Fridays, and...

How to Make Sense of all the “Ologies” in Theology

By Father John P. Cush | One of the things that can intimidate a person who is beginning his or her study of theology is all of the branches of theology that are out there. As I mentioned before, theology is ultimately the study...

In London Stands a Statue of the Long-Forgotten Lenten King

By K.V. Turley | As Lent starts there is a statue in central London that it would be good to contemplate It is not a religious statue, nor is it well known. Standing in the heart of London, outside the National Gallery, the...

Vatican Denies Rumors That Benedict XVI Has Degenerative Nerve Disorder

By CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — After rumors spread in German media that Benedict XVI has a paralyzing nerve disease, the Vatican debunked the story, saying the retired pope is experiencing nothing more...

3 Types of People Who Secretly Enjoy Being Miserable

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | Let’s face it. Some people enjoy being miserable. Here’s why. When I ran a business training company before I was ordained we used a personality type program to help people improve working...