Resignation of Cardinal McCarrick reopens wounds, calls us to prayer and fasting

Satan preys upon human weakness and works to undermine the Church from within. He wants nothing more than for you and me to give up all hope.

Language of love welcomes missionary priests

They finished praying the Rosary and then started in on the singing of hymns. We sat there in the little mission church, waiting for Mass to begin. But would it?

Supreme Court’s marriage decision a call to conversion, evangelization

So, this is where we find out what we’re made of. Are we truly followers of Christ, or are we practical atheists?

Five simple ways to find joy and peace in 2015 and beyond

So here we are, just two weeks inside of 2015 and already many of us have broken our New Year’s resolutions. Please don’t lose heart!

El niño refugiado, Jesús

“Toma al niño y su madre, huye a Egipto …”. Con este comando del ángel, José, en medio de la noche, huyó de la masacre que Rey Herodes planificó para el niño Jesús; y la Sagrada Familia se convirtieron en refugiados (Mateo 2:13f).

Especially for Americans with free access, Bible should remain atop reading list

A 40-foot balloon floats high over a rural area in Communist North Korea. When it lands, the precious cargo is discreetly received and distributed by those willing to risk imprisonment or death in defiance of the regime.

Open Letter to Pope Benedict XVI

With filial affection and deep gratitude, I greet you in my own name and the name of my Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares and all the clergy, religious and laity of the Diocese of Phoenix, and I assure you of our best wishes and prayers as you prepare for retirement from the duties of the Petrine ministry.

Cremated remains should be treated with the same dignity given to the human body...

As people of faith, we know that this was not the end of the story. On the third day, Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, rose from the dead and gave hope to all who believe in Him that, as St. John will remind us, “we are God’s children now; what we shall be has not yet been revealed. We do know that when it is revealed we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is” (1 Jn 3:2). Like Jesus, we will die. Like Jesus, we will rise from the dead. The reality that we are confronted with death is both mysterious and full of hope.

Streaming TV for pre-teens: Fraught with peril or promise?

Catholic News Service's media editor reviews a service from Canada called Ameba, which offers streaming video for kids. Content is entertaining, educational and music-based.

The war on (little) women and other insanities

The Supreme Court’s minor mistakes have few systemic consequences. But when the Supremes make a big mistake, the error tends to seep throughout the...