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See Life Through God’s Eyes

By Tom Hoopes | Sunday, Sept. 24, is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass Readings: Isaiah 55:6-9; Psalm 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18; Philippians 1:20-24, 27; Matthew 20:1-16. In today’s Gospel, the Lord himself...

Pediatrician Eugene Diamond: An Apostle of the Culture of Life

By Donald DeMarco | In the final scene of Thornton Wilder’s play Our Town, Emily is granted a special privilege. She is allowed to return from the grave to Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, and...

After Centuries of Exile, a Grey Friar Returns to Walsingham

By K.V. Turley | If you have ever visited Walsingham, England’s National Marian Shrine, you may have seen the poignant sight of a ruined friary standing upon a small hill just outside the village. It forms part of a private...

Magnum Principium: A US Perspective

By Joan Frawley Desmond | WASHINGTON — Initial media reports on the release of an apostolic letter by Pope Francis touted the move to give more responsibility to bishops’ conferences as a “reversal”...

How the JPII Institute Has Helped Alumni ‘Become More Fully and Radically Human’

By Matt Hadro/CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — Alumni of the early years of the Washington, D.C., campus of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family say it gave them a...

JFK, Amy Coney Barrett and Anti-Catholicism

By The Editors | Facing down centuries of anti-Catholic bigotry in a watershed election, Massachusetts Sen. John Kennedy pledged in a September 1960 speech before Protestant ministers that if elected president he would adhere to...

Archbishop at U.N.: Ending Human Trafficking Requires Collaboration

By Perry West/CNA/EWTN News | NEW YORK — At a United Nations gathering in New York City, a Holy See official stressed the need for a multi-pronged approach in fighting human trafficking and...

These Are the Five Faces of Christ

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | Last May I led a parish pilgrimage to Italy and we made sure we visited Manopello to venerate the mysterious image of the face of Christ. In the museum they had a display showing icons and paintings...

As National Plebiscite Begins, Australia’s Bishops Rally for Traditional Marriage

By John Power | MELBOURNE, Australia — The Catholic Church in Australia has vigorously engaged in support of an uphill campaign to defeat an unusual postal survey that could lead to the introduction of...

SDG Reviews ‘The Unknown Girl’

By Steven D. Greydanus | “Listen.” It’s the first word of dialogue spoken in the Dardenne brothers’ The Unknown Girl, as Dr. Jenny Davin (Adèle Haenel), stethoscope held to the back of a heavyset,...