On the Readings for April 22, 2018, the Fourth Sunday of Easter […]
A neglected insight of Scholastic political philosophy and traditional conservatism is that institutions can have a personal nature. The Church, a government, a business firm, a university, a club, and similar social formations are like this. They […]
CNA Staff, Apr 23, 2021 / 16:27 pm (CNA). The majority of U.S. bishops in a recent survey were at best “uneasy” with the second Catholic president in U.S. history, said Catholic analyst Francis Maier, […]
New book highlights interesting insights into the venerated fabric.
From the heart of Russia
Today I write to tell you about Dmitry Khafizov.
Dmitry was a man with a large heart, and a larger soul.
Pope calls for 31-day global prayer marathon, involving Marian shrines worldwide, for end of pandemic…
Pope Francis has called for a global prayer marathon for the entire month of May, praying for the end to the pandemic. “The initiative will involve in a special way all shrines in the world” in promoting the initiative so that individuals, families and communities all take part in reciting the rosary, “to pray for the end of the pandemic,” said the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization in a press release April 21.
In Wednesday’s reading, the Acts of the Apostles sets forth an event that amounts to a tale of one Church in two cities or regions. It illustrates well a couple of points: that the Church is always in need of reform and that our lives are not merely about us and what we want. Let’s look at the event in two scenes.