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Saturday, September 3, 2022

The roots, rise, and collapse of Catholicism in America

The Protomartyrs of Communism: The Martyrs of September

By Dawn Beutner on Sep 02, 2022 03:48 am
Many unnamed Christians died in the city of Rome due to a brutal persecution under the Roman emperor Nero in the year 64 and are now known as the “First Martyrs of Rome”. Men and [...]
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The roots, rise, and collapse of Catholicism in America

By Casey Chalk on Sep 01, 2022 11:48 pm
Dr. Christopher Shannon is a member of the History Department at Christendom College and author and co-author of several books. His most recent book is American Pilgrimage: A Historical Journey through Catholic Life in a [...]
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China defiant in face of Uyghurs UN report

By Catholic News Agency on Sep 01, 2022 06:01 pm
Chinese flags on barbed wired wall in Kashgar (Kashi), Xinjiang, China. Credit: Jonathan Densford/Shutterstock Denver Newsroom, Sep 1, 2022 / 16:01 pm (CNA). A highly anticipated report from the United Nations chronicles China’s mistreatment of... [...]
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Love & Social Justice presents the prophetic voice of St. John Paul II mentor

By Nick Olszyk on Sep 01, 2022 05:45 pm
Blessed Stefan Wyszyński was the primate of Poland from 1948-1981 during one of the pivotal periods of her history. Love and Social Justice: Reflections on Society was created from a series of essays written by Wyszyński [...]
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J. R. R. Tolkien among the Illiberals

By Ben Reinhard on Aug 31, 2022 11:09 pm
Great literature is, almost inevitably, a political affair. It could hardly be otherwise. Poetry, as Aristotle recognized long ago, plays with the universals of human experience — and man is a political animal. Thus the [...]
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A new foray into Middle-Earth: The Rings of Power

By Steven D. Greydanus on Aug 31, 2022 07:27 pm
The term “legendarium”—first used by Tolkien to describe those writings in which he labored for much of his life on the mythopoeic backdrop to The Hobbit and, later, The Lord of the Rings—suggests a literary [...]
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USDA exempts religious schools from LGBT rule change threatening free lunch funds

By Catholic News Agency on Aug 31, 2022 11:38 am
null / Africa Studio/Shutterstock Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 31, 2022 / 09:38 am (CNA). The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reversed a policy that would have required Catholic schools that participate in a federal free lunch program to c... [...]
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Extra, extra! News and views for August 31, 2022

By CWR Staff on Aug 31, 2022 05:00 am
Introducing Fr. John Cush, new Editor-in-Chief of Homiletic & Pastoral Review – HPR welcomes Rev. John P. Cush, STD, as Editor-in-Chief, with Sister Mary Micaela Hoffman, RSM, S.S.L., as Associate Editor. The New Staff of Homiletic [...]
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More bad advice to young women from a Hollywood star

By Kathy Schiffer on Aug 31, 2022 03:10 am
Moms and Dads: Are you looking for a great gift idea for that young single woman in your family? Comedian/actress Mindy Kaling has an idea! Why not, Mindy says, instead of just wrapping a pair [...]
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Nancy Pelosi says it’s ‘sinful’ to restrict abortion for women

By Catholic News Agency on Aug 30, 2022 11:00 pm
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California, speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 12, 2022. / Oliver Douliery/AFP via Getty Images Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 30, 2022 / 11... [...]
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Meet Fr. John P. Cush, STD, new Editor-in-Chief of Homiletic & Pastoral Review

By Carl E. Olson on Aug 30, 2022 10:00 pm
Homiletic & Pastoral Review, CWR’s sister publication, has announced that on Thursday, September 1, “a new team will assume leadership of Homiletic & Pastoral Review. HPR welcomes Rev. John P. Cush, STD, as Editor-in-Chief, with [...]
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Pro-life legislation and the pain of compromise

By David G. Bonagura, Jr. on Aug 30, 2022 02:43 pm
The defeat, in early August, of the Kansas ballot initiative to remove the state’s “right to abortion” prompted soul searching within the pro-life movement over how to pursue legal restrictions on abortion in our post-Roe [...]
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Vatican: Pope Francis’ Ukraine War comments not a ‘political stance’

By Catholic News Agency on Aug 30, 2022 07:51 am
Pope Francis speaks at his general audience in Paul VI Hall on Aug. 10, 2022. / Daniel Ibanez/CNA Rome Newsroom, Aug 30, 2022 / 05:51 am (CNA). The Holy See said Pope Francis’ recent comments on a car bombing that killed the daughter of an ally... [...]
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When a virtue-signaling Archbishop is more politician than pastor

By Dr. Randall B. Smith on Aug 29, 2022 11:41 pm
I am loath to criticize the bishops, or even a bishop, for several reasons. First, it’s too easy, and it is too likely to make the writer popular in a bad way. Second, bishops are [...]
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Opinion: Woke Locke and the origins of anti-Catholic discrimination

By Jonathan Culbreath on Aug 29, 2022 03:20 pm
The secret is out: the Catholic Church is now the number one enemy of American liberalism. This is confirmed both by the increasing volume of public opinion and by the growing track record of intolerance [...]
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Vatican Cardinal decries criticism of German ‘Synodal Way’ as ‘denunciation’

By Catholic News Agency on Aug 29, 2022 12:05 pm
Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of Synod of Bishops. / Diocese of Gozo via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0). CNA Newsroom, Aug 29, 2022 / 10:05 am (CNA). The chief organizer of the Catholic Church’s Synod on Synodality has decried as “denunciat... [...]
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“Who is my neighbor?”: On the Parable of the Good Samaritan

By Peter M.J. Stravinskas on Aug 28, 2022 08:05 pm
Strangely, this parable of the Good Samaritan, familiar to us from childhood, makes no appearance in the three-year Sunday cycle of the lectionary of the Ordinary Form of the Mass – although it does appear [...]
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Certain images from the consistory in Rome speak volumes

By Christopher R. Altieri on Aug 28, 2022 11:42 am
One ought always to be wary of “world-in-a-nutshell” images, which only with vanishing rarity show what they purport (or are purported) to show. That’s why I didn’t make much of the images from Saturday’s consistory, [...]
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Fireworks for Saint Augustine

By Dawn Beutner on Aug 27, 2022 04:00 pm
There are many reasons to celebrate the feast of Saint Augustine of Hippo on August 28. One obvious reason is that Augustine (354-430) was the bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) during a tumultuous time [...]
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