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Preparing for the Eternal: Hospice Offers Comfort, Care Bolstered by Prayer

By Patti Armstrong | “Accompanying someone to death through hospice happens in small steps,” according to Debbie Hoermann of Toms River, New Jersey, who accompanied her 99-year-old aunt, Edith Hipp. “It...

Pope Francis Names Archbishop Caccia Ambassador to the United Nations

By Courtney Mares/CNA | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis Saturday named Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia the next permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York. “I hope to be able...

The 2019 Catholic Gentleman Gift List, Cardinal Sarah Marshals The Church Militant, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | The 2019 Catholic Gentleman Gift List – Sam Guzman at The Catholic Gentleman +1 Cardinal Sarah Marshals The Church Militant – Joseph Pearce at Crisis Magazine +1 The “Mother Church” of...

The Death of Discernment?

By Vincent Weaver | As a college teacher and as someone who works with a wide variety of people of all ages, I hear a lot of generalizations and assumptions about a broad scope of topics ranging from business, to government, to...

Chick Fil-A Plucks Christian Charities From Donor List

By Christine Rousselle/CNA | WASHINGTON — American fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A has announced it will stop donating to two large faith-based charitable organizations, after years of criticism...

Venerable Fulton Sheen to Be Beatified Dec. 21 in Peoria

By Catholic News Agency | PEORIA, Ill. —The Diocese of Peoria announced Monday that Venerable Fulton Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21 at the city's Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate...

Pope Francis: Women Needed in Vatican Leadership; Always Care for Most Vulnerable

By Courtney Mares/CNA | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Saturday that more women are needed in positions of leadership in the Vatican. “We must move forward to include women in advisory positions,...

‘I Was Possessed’: How One Man Was Freed From Satanic Possession

By Solène Tadié | PARIS — Michel Chiron was a simple educator in an institute for the mentally disabled in central France and led an uneventful life. In the 1980s, boredom and a love disappointment led...

Pope Francis Calls Use of Nuclear Weapons ‘Immoral’ Ahead of Japan Trip

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA | VATICAN CITY — In a video message to the country of Japan Nov. 18, Pope Francis said he prays that the power of nuclear weapons will never again be used in the world. Japan...

A Postcard from a Volcano

By Sarah Reinhard | Recently, I found myself “between books,” which in my world means there are plenty of books to read and no shortage of choices and yet — AND YET — nothing looks good. I’m overcome. I can’t decide. I JUST...