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Fatima’s Littlest Saints of Mercy: A Pilgrimage With the Pope

By Adelaide Mena | FATIMA, Portugal — One hundred years ago, three children stood in a field as Mary, Mother of God, appeared to them “brighter than the sun” and instructed them to say the Rosary every...

World Mourns After Dozens of Coptic Christians Are Killed in Bus Attack in Egypt

By Matt Hadro/CNA/EWTN News | CAIRO — An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28 people, including children, and injured at least 22 more. The...

The Spirit’s Secret

By Tom Hoopes | Sunday, June 4, is Pentecost Sunday (Year A). Mass Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23. Human institutions fracture and fail, but...

Loved One With Same-Sex Attraction? Come to EnCourage

By Bernie S. | About 12 years ago, my wife and I received a letter from our son, who was then about 30. On the back of the envelope he had written that we should read it together. “Uh oh,” we thought, bracing...

Home Video Picks & Passes 05.28.17

By Steven D. Greydanus | Babies (2010) — PICK Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) — PICK Good Morning (1959) — PICK I Am Not Your Negro (2016) — PICK There’s something for almost everyone in...

Mary’s Fatima Messages to the Shepherd Children

By The Editors | May 13 “Please don’t be afraid of me. I’m not going to harm you.” “I come from heaven.” “I want you to return here on the 13th of each month for the next six months, and at the very same hour. Later I shall...

Letters to the Editor 05.28.17

By The Editors | Lost in Translation Pertinent to “Why Do Catholics Love Lent?” (page one, March 19 issue): I, too, share Father Raymond J. de Souza’s sadness about the labeling of our Sundays as “ordinary time,” but I believe...

Pro-Lifers Need Not Apply

By Michael Warsaw | News item: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez declared late last month that every party member and official should be “pro-choice,” which is the politically correct way...

He Wants Us to Long for Him

By Tom Hoopes | Sunday, May 28, is Ascension Sunday in the United States (Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia; and the state of Nebraska’s dioceses celebrate Ascension...

TV Pick 05.28.17

By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, May 28, 8pm, live National Memorial Day Concert PBS This National Symphony Orchestra concert at the U.S. Capitol salutes our honored dead and all past and present...