Kathy Schiffer

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The Saints and Sinners Who Shaped America

Over the centuries, people of faith have come to American shores in search of freedom, prosperity, and hope. At a time when religious liberty and conscience rights are under attack, Brian Burch, president of Catholic Vote, and author Emily...

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On St. Patrick's Day, 2 New Overviews for Catholic History Buffs

On March 17, as the saying goes, everyone's a little bit Irish! Some celebrate by boarding a watertaxi down the dyed green waters of the Chicago River, or by downing a pint (or two) of beer. But what if, after all the celebrating, you just want...

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Food for the Body and the Soul: Swiss Guard is a Celebrity Chef

David Geisser – Swiss Guard, professional chef, and international entrepreneur – learned to cook working beside his mother in the kitchen. “I love to eat!” he told the Register this week, in a phone interview from his native Switzerland. “And my...

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Arius, St. Leander and the Nicene Creed

Every Sunday during Mass, just after the Gospel reading, Catholics stand and in unison recite the Nicene Creed. Dating back to the First Council of Nicaea in the summer of A.D. 325, this classic profession of faith was developed in response to...

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Vatican Official Warns: The Family Is Under Attack

There is an attack on family life; and the only way back is through prayer. That's the message from Msgr. Anthony J. Figueiredo, a full-time Consultant to the newly established Vatican Dicastery for Integral Human Development. Monsignor Figueiredo...

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Joseph Pearce Has Written the Definitive Bio on Tom Monaghan

Thomas S. Monaghan, founder of Domino's Pizza as well as Ave Maria University and a whole bunch of Catholic apostolates, was my boss for seven years; yet even today, he remains an enigma. That's why I enjoyed Joseph Pearce's biography Monaghan: A...

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Bishop David Choby, Facing Severe Health Crisis, Resumes Control of Nashville Diocese

Bishop David R. Choby, still in critical condition due to a blood infection which has affected his heart, has resumed the responsibilities of his office as Bishop of Nashville. In a statement published Wednesday, Feb. 2, communications director...

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Giving Up Facebook for Lent? Please Reconsider...

It's that time of year: In the days leading up to Ash Wednesday, people begin chatting on social media about sacrifices they plan for Lent. And for a number of good Christian people, high on their list during this penitential season is abstaining...

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Diocese of Nashville Under Canonical Impediment, as Bishop Choby Remains Hospitalized

Leadership of the Diocese of Nashville has been turned over to the vicar general, Very Rev. David R. Perkin, due to the extended illness of Nashville's Bishop David Choby. Effective Saturday, February 25, Father Perkin assumed responsibility for...

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‘The Shack’ Movie Opens to Controversy

In 2007, a self-published novel by first-time author William Paul Young surged onto the USA Today Best Seller List – selling more than 1 million books in its first year. The Shack found a publisher and also found a spot on the New York Times...