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The Divine in Time: Christ Is Coming

By Claire Dwyer | Sunday, Dec. 9, is the Second Sunday of Advent. Mass Readings: Baruch 5:1-9; Psalm 126: 1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6; Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11; Luke 3:1-6. The Greeks had two words for time: chronos...

How to Reclaim Advent from the Tinsel of the Season

By Sherry Antonetti | It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… except we’re supposed to spend this time looking a lot like the Holy Family, seeking to break into the world with joy and light by being fully present. So how do...

US Supreme Court Will Not Hear Case of States Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Christine Rousselle/CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from states that were seeking to terminate Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood,...

Christmas Ideas: 5 Great Books About Saints Who Inspire

By Kathy Schiffer | It's just so easy to fall into a rut. Sure, you go to church on Sunday; you try to love your neighbor; you keep the Commandments. And yet, you stop short of really embracing your Catholic faith, settling...

LA Archdiocese to Press Charges Against Religious Sisters Accused of Embezzlement

By JD Flynn/CNA | LOS ANGELES — The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will file a criminal complaint against religious sisters who have been accused of embezzling from a Catholic school at which they had worked for...

What Jesus Would Tell Clerics About the Scandals, Ancient Jesus Painting Found in Israel, and More!

By Tito Edwards | What Jesus Would Tell Clerics About the Scandals, According to This Brave Priest – Fr. Bill Peckman, ChurchPOP++ Incredible Painting Depicting Face of Jesus Found in Ruins of Ancient...

Why I Won’t Ask Pope Francis to Resign

By Jennifer Roback Morse | A lot of people are upset about Pope Francis. Some have called on him to resign. Some have gone so far as to make the outrageous claim he is not really the pope. Although...

Seeking God’s Grace-Filled Healing for Sex-Abuse Victims

By Jeanette Flood | It seems a lot of attention during the current sex-abuse scandals in the Church has gone to the perpetrators — to how to prevent this from happening again, and reform. This is...

Options Emerge for Handling the ‘Other Sexual-Abuse Crisis’

By Ed Condon/CNA | WASHINGTON — The recent sex-abuse scandals that have rocked the Church in the United States and beyond have mostly focused on the abuse of minors. At the same time, many recent...

Is Oscar Wilde a Gay Icon or a Homophobe, How Netflix Mocks Christianity, Advent, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Oscar Wilde: “Gay” Icon or “Homophobe”? – Joseph Pearce++ How Netflix’s “Sabrina” Mocks Christianity, Glorifies Witchcraft & The Demonic – ChurchPOP Advent Activities to Build Family...