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Friday, November 5, 2021

Catholic high school in San Francisco stage walkout protest of pro-life assembly

Cardinal Pell: ‘Resistance’ in the Secretariat of State cost Vatican money in London deal

By Catholic News Agency on Nov 04, 2021 07:30 am
Cardinal George Pell gives an interview to EWTN News in Rome, Italy, on Dec. 9, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA. / null Rome Newsroom, Nov 4, 2021 / 05:30 am (CNA). Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican’s former economy czar, has said that if his of... [...]
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St. Charles Borromeo and the key principles of Catholic reform

By Fr. Charles Fox on Nov 04, 2021 03:14 am
The Catholic Counter-Reformation of the second-half of the sixteenth century had many important protagonists. One of the men who did the most to advance the cause of reform on the practical level was St. Charles [...]
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Prayer and politics in a culture dominated by narratives of autolatry

By Casey Chalk on Nov 04, 2021 12:27 am
A friend who works for one of the Forbes’ “Fifty Best Employers” recently told me about the organization’s LGBTQ+ alliance, which now pushes its government-sanctioned messaging on the workforce through regular emails. One newsletter explained [...]
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Students at Catholic high school in San Francisco stage walkout protest of pro-life assembly

By Catholic News Agency on Nov 03, 2021 01:19 pm
null / Ryan Tyler Smith via Flickr (CC BY 2.0). San Francisco, Calif., Nov 3, 2021 / 11:19 am (CNA). Students at a Catholic high school in San Francisco staged a walkout last month to protest an all-school assembly which featured a pro-life spea... [...]
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On John Paul II’s 75th anniversary

By George Weigel on Nov 03, 2021 03:05 am
By any worldly measure, 1946 was an annus horribilis in Poland. With the exceptions of Cracow and Lodz, every Polish city lay in ruins. The homeless and displaced numbered in the millions. As a ruthless [...]
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Tradition and traditionalism

By James Kalb on Nov 02, 2021 10:56 pm
“Traditionalism” mostly has a bad name among commentators. Critics often quote a comment by historian Jaroslav Pelikan: Tradition is the living faith of the dead; traditionalism is the dead faith of the living. Tradition lives [...]
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What’s in (and isn’t in) the bishops’ draft document on the Eucharist?

By Catholic News Agency on Nov 02, 2021 07:25 pm
Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup (Right) pray before the afternoon session of the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019. / Kate Veik/CNA Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 2, 2021 / 17:25 pm (CNA).... [...]
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A secretary of Padre Pio remembers the indefatigable Saint

By Father Seán Connolly on Nov 02, 2021 02:52 pm
Most of us know the saints through written accounts of their lives. Many of the saints became saints themselves by reading the lives of saints. In a letter to her aunt, Saint Thérèse wrote: “I [...]
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Twelve bishops under investigation by Church in Mexico for covering up sexual abuse 

By Catholic News Agency on Nov 02, 2021 11:20 am
null / Daniel Ibanez/CNA. Mexico City, Mexico, Nov 2, 2021 / 15:20 pm (CNA). Archbishop Franco Coppola, the apostolic nuncio to Mexico, said that to date there are 12 bishops being investigated by the Catholic Church for allegedly covering up ca... [...]
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All Souls’ Day brings together many crucial themes of Christian theology

By Peter M.J. Stravinskas on Nov 02, 2021 03:05 am
As we put together a Mass schedule for the St. Gregory Foundation for Latin Liturgy for years, our members repeatedly asked that we always include All Souls’ Day among the observances. That request has always [...]
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Doctors blow the whistle on vaccine deaths and injuries

By Joseph M. Hanneman on Nov 01, 2021 10:35 pm
After suffering life-changing and debilitating side effects they claim are from COVID-19 vaccines, 11 physicians are going public with their stories in hopes other doctors and the federal government start taking vaccine safety more seriously. [...]
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Should Catholics talk to their dead loved ones? 

By Catholic News Agency on Nov 01, 2021 08:30 pm
null / Sherry V Smith via www.shutterstock.com Denver, Colo., Nov 1, 2021 / 18:30 pm (CNA). In the 2017 Disney-Pixar movie “Coco,” the main character, Miguel, accidentally passes over into the land of the dead on Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the D... [...]
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A fearless Saint for All Saints’ Day: Blessed Rupert Mayer

By Dawn Beutner on Nov 01, 2021 12:04 pm
On All Saints’ Day, the Church invites us to remember every man, woman, and child who has entered Heaven before us, not just those who have been granted the title of “saint” or “blessed”. Surely [...]
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The Solemnity of All Saints and the pursuit of holiness

By Peter M.J. Stravinskas on Nov 01, 2021 09:00 am
Several years ago I was having a mild altercation with one of my high school students. He ended his presentation with this thought: “The reason I hate Catholic school is that you priests and nuns [...]
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“We are the Protestants! But our traditions are equally valid!”

By Thomas J. Nash on Oct 31, 2021 10:46 pm
The Rev. Hans Fiene has a knack for addressing Christian teachings and events in a humorous way, and he’s honest enough to poke fun at the divisive nature of the Protestant Reformation, even if he [...]
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Spanish bishop critical of Joe Biden’s claim that pope said he can receive Communion

By Catholic News Agency on Oct 31, 2021 09:49 pm
Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021. / Vatican Media/CNA Denver Newsroom, Oct 31, 2021 / 19:49 pm (CNA). Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastián, Spain, harshly criticized President Joe Biden’ claim that Pope Francis per... [...]
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On November: All Souls and the “Permanent Things”

By James V. Schall, S.J. on Oct 31, 2021 07:00 pm
I. A seminary in Ireland, now closed, was dedicated to the training of priests for foreign missions, for strange places such as California. It was called “All Hallows”, that is, All Saints, November 1. Oxford [...]
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Communion, communications, and (more) Vatican confusion

By Christopher R. Altieri on Oct 31, 2021 11:43 am
The kerfuffle over Pope Francis’s putative remarks to US President Joe Biden has kicked up a good bit of dust in Catholic circles – understandably – but it has also uncovered some of the dysfunction [...]

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