Greek Catholic in Ukraine facing hostility

In the midst of rising tensions between the Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists “a new persecution is being waged against the Greek Catholics."

ISIS threatens coexistence even among Muslims

There’s been some reporting of the self-styled caliphate’s repression and murder of Christian and other religious minorities.

Is ISIS targeting the pope?

The Roman newspaper Il Tempo published a disturbing report that Francis is “in the crosshairs” of ISIS for “bearing false witness” against Islam.


Five essential books for college students

With all the great books in the world, you’re only picking five of them? We all know there other good books out there.

The Crux of why Catholicism matters

Just to list some of the places in which the Church has an ongoing central influence indicates why it wields influence beyond the strictly spiritual.

Weep for martyrs, not damage to dialogue

Recent statements by Catholics in various positions give the impression that the biggest problem about Middle Eastern violence is not murder.


The truth about the "Mandate"

The Obama administration, to justify its widely criticized mandate for contraception and sterilization coverage in private health plans, has posted a set of false and misleading claims on the White House blog.


A puppet Mass

At the “weirdest parish in the USA,” a Mass with scary, life-side puppets is meant to entertain kids...

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