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How the Church Influenced (and Still Can) Western Civilization

HEROISM AND GENIUS How Catholic Priests Helped Build — and Can Help Rebuild — Western Civilization By William J. Slattery Ignatius Press, 2017 292 pages, $25 To order: ewtnrc.com or (800) 854-6316   I am in awe of Father William Slattery’s...

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Latest Immigration Controversy Points to Possible Political Shift Among Evangelicals

White evangelical Protestants may be among President Trump’s strongest supporters, but some evangelical leaders have spent the past decade quietly steering the movement away from hardline views on immigration, culminating in their public...

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Murdered Nuns’ Opposition to Death Penalty Leads to Life in Prison for Killer

JACKSON, Miss. — A man convicted of the 2016 slayings of two religious sisters in Mississippi will not receive the death penalty and will instead spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. Rodney Earl Sanders, 48,...

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Reclaiming Our Nation

As we approach the 242nd birthday of the United States, I give thanks to God for the incredible graces he has bestowed on us as a people. Our first freedom — our religious liberty — is a particularly cherished blessing and one that in recent...

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TV Picks 06.24.18

SUNDAY, June 24, 8am, live Solemn Mass for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist EWTN The Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word will celebrate Mass in Irondale, Alabama. Re-airs noon and midnight.   SUNDAY, June 24, 5pm The Church...

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Letters 06.24.18

Priestly Influence   Pertinent to “The Priestly Story Dioceses Tell”: Thank you so much for the articles in the April 29 edition of the Register on the topic of vocations to the priesthood. This topic is near and dear to our hearts, as our son...

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Home Video Picks & Passes 06.24.18

Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) — PICK Jim Caviezel is St. Luke and James Faulkner is St. Paul in Andrew Hyatt’s Paul, Apostle of Christ, set at the end of Paul’s life during the Neronian persecution of the first-century A.D. In prison awaiting...

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John the Baptist’s Birth Points to the Coming Salvation of God Through Christ

Sunday, June 24, is the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Mass Readings: Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 139:1-3, 13-15; Acts 13:22-26; Luke 1:57-66, 80. Today the Church celebrates the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, which is a rather unique...

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Salvation and Service: Christians Are Called to Provide for the Needs of Others

Sunday, July 1, is the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24; Psalm 30: 2, 4-6, 11-13; 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15; Mark 5:21-43. In today’s first reading from the Book of Wisdom, we encounter a philosophical...

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Full Text of Pope Francis’ In-Flight News Conference From Geneva

In a June 21 conversation with journalists on the way back from a trip to Geneva, Pope Francis touched on an array of topics, including ecumenism, intercommunion, peace and just war, and refugees. Please read below for CNA’s full transcript of...