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Excellent Patron Saint For LGBTQ Pride Month, Bishop Tobin Attacked for Speaking Truth, and More!

By Tito Edwards | Excellent Patron Saint For LGBTQ – St. Charles Lwanga & Companions, Martyrs – Fr. Z’s Blog +1 Bishop Tobin of Providence Attacked for Speaking a Plain Truth – Anthony M. Esolen, Ph.D.,...

Amazon Synod to Consider Possible Ordination of Married Men

By Courtney Grogan/CNA | VATICAN CITY - The working document for the special assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian region, released Monday, recommends study of the possibility of...

What The Prodigal Son’s Father Teaches Us About Love and Truth

By John Clark | Of all the parables, the story of the Prodigal Son is perhaps the most beloved. Many of us who have encountered the Father of Mercies in the sacrament of Penance see a parallel to our own lives, as well we...

Like the Apple of His Eye: Celebrating God’s Fatherhood This Father’s Day

By Marge Fenelon | In 1908, a West Virginia church held an event to honor the 362 men who had died the previous December in an explosion at the Fairmont Coal Company mines in Monongah. That became the first event specifically...

12 Things to Know and Share About the Holy Trinity

By Jimmy Akin | This article originally appeared May 26, 2013, at the Register.   The Church teaches that the Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian Faith. But how much do you know about this mystery? What is...

“We Are Greatly Blessed” For the Gift of Fatherhood

By JD Flynn | Each November, for more than a decade, my father coordinated the annual “Scouting for Food” program in the small town where I grew up. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts would drop off empty grocery bags at each house in...

Mattie Stepanek — Child Poet and Peacemaker

By Kathy Schiffer | Mattie Stepanek accrued some mighty endorsements in his short life. The child poet and peace advocate suffered from a rare neuromuscular condition, dysautonomic mytochondrial myopathy, which claimed his life...

Pope Francis: Whatever Happens, ‘Hope Does Not Disappoint!’

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | CAMERINO - Hope, which is more than mere optimism, gives one a deep-rooted confidence in the love and care of God, no matter what has happened, Pope Francis said...

Three Slogans That Show the Church and Science Are in Sync on Abortion

By Stacy A. Trasancos | Whenever pro-life policies advance, such as the fetal “heartbeat” bill in Georgia, the protection of children conceived by rape in Alabama, and the National Institute of...

The Impact of a Loving Marriage is Greater Than You Can Imagine

By John Clark | June 17 is my parents’ 58th wedding anniversary. Since I’ve been around for all but 10 of those years, I consider myself somewhat of an expert on their marriage. So first, I’d like to say: Congratulations, Mom...