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Welcoming Pope’s Letter on Abuse, Head of US Bishops Pledges Action

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, welcomed Pope Francis’ letter Monday to all the faithful addressing the recent...

How to Be Wise in Evil Days

By Jimmy Akin | Sunday, Aug. 19, is the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Proverbs 9:1-6, Psalm 34:2-7, Ephesians 5:15-20, John 6:51-58. In the first century, the number of believers in...

Ignatius Press at 40 Years: An Interview with Fr. Joseph Fessio

By Justin McClain | As a frequent writer, I get to interact with various faithful Catholic publishing agencies at different levels — as an author, consultant, book reviewer, and in other realms of ministerial collaboration. I am...

How Dorothy Day Came to Choose the Hard Path

By Charles Lewis | DOROTHY DAY An Introduction to Her Life and Thought By Terrence Wright Ignatius, 2018 162 pages, $15.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   To begin to understand the late...

Are We Really ‘in This Boat Together’?

By Katrina Fernandez | Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. posted a message yesterday, which said in part: This has been the summer from hell for the Catholic Church and our sins are blatantly exposed for the world to see. The recent...

Active Homosexuality in the Priesthood Helped Cause This Crisis

By Msgr. Charles Pope | There is a line in the Acts of the Apostles that I once found humorous: So the word of God continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem continued to grow rapidly. Even a large number of...

Remembering the Revolution of Denver’s World Youth Day 1993

By Roxanne King | “No water bottle, no camera, no sunscreen and no rain jacket. That’s how I showed up for the first day of World Youth Day 1993.” So recalled Father Randy Dollins, vicar general for the...

Cardinal Wuerl Cancels World Meeting of Families Appearance

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON —  Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington has canceled his scheduled participation at the Church’s World Meeting of Families, which will be held next week in...

Bishop Morlino: ‘Homosexual Subculture’ a Source of Devastation in the Church

By Catholic News Agency | MADISON, Wis. — In response to the sexual abuse crises involving disgraced Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and the release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report, Bishop...

Marian Tribute Is Silver Lining in the Silver State

By Jennifer Sokol | Situated at a panoramic 6,150-foot elevation in Virginia City, Nevada, St. Mary in the Mountains Church is aptly named. The road leading to its Gothic, red-brick frame and towering...