‘Our lives don’t belong to us,’ Pope Francis says on Feast of Corpus Christi

May 31, 2013

‘Our lives don’t belong to us,’ Pope Francis says on Feast of Corpus Christi

Pope Francis has challenged Catholics to consider if they allow their lives to be transformed by Christ’s presence in the Eucharist.

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Heed the Warning of Archbishop Chaput: Wake Up to the Growing Threat to Religious Liberty

May 31, 2013

Heed the Warning of Archbishop Chaput: Wake Up to the Growing Threat to Religious Liberty

"We live in a time when the Church is called to be a believing community of resistance. We need to call things by their true names. We need to fight the evils we see."

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The Hosea Project

March 21, 2014

The Hosea Project

The Hosea Project is an international, nondenominational effort by volunteers to contact each Pastor and leader of the Christian Church worldwide with this message of repentance and restoration.

pastor@hoseaproject.com

April 10, 2014

Five Ways Catholics Engage the Culture

To simply accept the culture as being invulnerable to Catholic prayer and action is both cynical and ignorant. The history of the Church testifies over and over to the impact believers have on the course of events and the shape of the culture. The cynicism, of course, is merely a pretext for either sloth- indifference to seeking what is good - or cowardice, in unwillingness to seek the good in the face of danger.

March 12, 2014

A Hill Worth Dying On

Those Catholics in politics who ask whether -this is a hill worth dying on- are usually reluctant to die on any hill, much less recognize the moral high ground in the first place

March 12, 2014

Deal Hudson: Why Social Conservatives Should Become Cultural Conservatives

Though much that can be said about a cultural conservative is a matter of common sense, the one thing that must be said at the start is this: to believe in the protection of human life, to be pro-life, means that you care about all of life, all of human existence, from beginning to end, encompassing the life of an individual in a society.

March 12, 2014

Vatican celebrates Pope's anniversary with virtual book

In honor of the one year anniversary of Pope Francis’ election as Bishop of Rome, the Vatican website has published a special online book, compiled of various phrases he has spoken throughout the year.

March 12, 2014

Legislators ask for strengthening of military religious freedom

A U.S. senator and a congressman have urged the Secretary of Defense to reissue military rules to strengthen religious freedom protections for military service members who fear reprisals for their beliefs.

June 10, 2013

Catholic Archbishop: Wake Up! Religious Liberty at Risk in USA

Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is calling on Americans to wake up and recognize that the Founding Fathers' vision of religious freedom is now threatened by the federal government.

May 31, 2013

The Pope's New Curriculum

Pope Francis is showing himself too savvy to outright contradict anything recent popes have said. Instead, he's taking a different page out of the Vatican II playbook that's been neglected of late, and it's putting a smile on Catholic faces.

May 31, 2013

Pope Francis Encourages Oppressed and Persecuted Christians in Middle East

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches in the Roman Curia, said he carries greetings of Pope Francis not only for Christians, but for all inhabitants of the region.

May 31, 2013

Pope Francis: 'long faces cannot proclaim Jesus'

Pope Francis began by commenting on the daily readings. In the first, the prophet Zephaniah,exclaims: "Rejoice! Cries of joy, the Lord is in your midst."

May 31, 2013

Eucharist nourishes, sustains and should transform people, pope says

In the Eucharist, Jesus makes himself the food that nourishes and sustains Catholics, even when the road gets rough, Pope Francis said before leading a Corpus Christi procession through the streets of Rome.