Various Catholic News

Eclipse thrills, inspires viewers to admire the precision of creation

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
People from all across the country came to Hopkinsville, Kentucky — aka, "Eclipseville" — for a chance to see the celestial event.

Saint’s statue defaced amid Confederate monuments debate

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Over the weekend, the battle over monuments to controversial figures extended to California, where a statue of a Catholic saint, Fr. Junipero Serra, was vandalized in Los Angeles.

Was I lost and now am found? Who came looking for me?

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Soul Seeing: Hungry for reconnection, did I begin this faith journey thinking it was my big idea all along? Only to be met, and embraced, halfway into it?

Morning Briefing

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Morning Briefing: Children of priests; South Sudan church and its challenges; World's response to refugees; Disabled youth find a home with Chinese sisters

Francis, the comic strip

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Francis, the comic strip: It seems Francis himself has recognized the humor inherent in being pope. "Francis," the comic strip, picks up on that cue.

Links for 08/22/17

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: In Boston, protesting -- and bringing signs -- to support a more inclusive America ; Gingrich goes to 'spouse school'; courage during cowardice.

Catholic Church needs to be out there resisting bigotry

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
NCR Today: We have lost the social activism of the '60s, but our clergy needs to be in the streets more now than perhaps any time in our history.

NCR reflects on, celebrates solar eclipse

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
The Solar Eclipse: The reflection and prayer that NCR staff used before our solar eclipse party -- sun and moon decorations to fit the theme -- celebrated creation, communion and the awesome wonder of God.

Children of priests: 'an invisible legion of secrecy and neglect'

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
The Boston Globe's Spotlight team reports on the shrouded lives of Catholic priests' sons and daughters, pained by a past they have had to keep in the dark.

Eclipse a way to appreciate creation, Vatican astronomer tells audience

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
A total solar eclipse is a rare event, something to appreciate and enjoy in the mind of Jesuit Br. Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory.

South Sudan church balances prophetic role, practical challenges

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale is not a man to mince words and he didn't earlier this year when he discussed South Sudan’s descent into a worsening, seemingly never-ending civil war.

Church leaders oppose Bolivian law stripping protection for native lands

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Catholic Church leaders in Bolivia are opposing a controversial new law, signed by President Evo Morales, that strips protection from a national park and indigenous territory.

Morning Briefing

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
NCR Today: Hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions poised for solar eclipse; gay students prep for back to Catholic school; Australia threatens harsh actions against church employees in same-sex marriages; President Trump's approval ratings slump in key states.

SNAP's evolution evident at gathering, in wake of departures

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
SNAP, the organization that has become synonymous with uncovering the clergy sex abuse scandal, may be outpacing its acronym.

Cardinal Burke is inconsistent on 'constant teaching of the church'

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Distinctly Catholic: In an interview with The Wanderer, Cardinal Raymond Burke reveals he is thinking about issuing a "formal correction" to Pope Francis.

After 1967: Detroit Catholics worked to overcome sins of racism

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago

A major Hollywood film, a play, several documentaries, three museum exhibits and a host of public forums mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 civil disorder in Detroit this summer.

The nuclear option has to be taken off the table

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
The Catholic Church offers ethical advice covering countless aspects of moral conduct. The use of nuclear weapons is an area in which the directive is unambiguous and, at this time, highly relevant.

Dogged determination

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
Spiritual Reflections: Whether we are learning with Jesus or challenging boundaries with the Canaanite woman, the Gospel calls us to question what are often considered legitimate limitations. 

Charity Sisters celebrate life of Helen Garvey

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
With a little help from her friends, under a cloudy sky and light warm drizzle, the body of Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Helen Maher Garvey departed her motherhouse for the last time Aug. 17.

Defamation suit against Bill Donohue ends as appeal period expires

Natl Catholic Reporter - 2 hours 31 min ago
A defamation case brought against Bill Donohue by a Kansas City man, whose account of clergy sexual abuse the Catholic League head doubted, closed Aug. 17.
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