Posted on 07/16/2018 18:11 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
My wife and I moved from the Midwest to the East Coast a few years ago. There was a predictable amount of culture shock for both of us in leaving the manifest blessings of the Midwest: Housing prices (you can buy a palace for what a garage might cost elsewhere). Traffic (four drivers politely waving each other through at a four-way stop). Endless expanses of corn and soybeans (OK, those do get boring after a while, but they make current talk of tariffs affecting crop prices much more real).
Posted on 07/16/2018 16:53 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Jesuit Father Robert Spitzer, former president of Gonzaga University, launched a cutting-edge catechetical website to confront the rising tide of unbelief spurred by an increasingly skeptical, science-saturated society.
Posted on 07/16/2018 14:32 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Amid the destruction in war-torn Syria, a community of Discalced Carmelites in Aleppo perseveres in its mission of continuous prayer and help to families in need.
Posted on 07/16/2018 13:44 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
A front-page New York Times article published July 16 detailed the alleged abuse of two seminarians in the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey, by then-Bishop Theodore McCarrick in the 1980s that resulted in settlements to each man.
Posted on 07/16/2018 13:34 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Bishops Mark Spalding of Nashville, Richard Stika of Knoxville and Martin Holley of Memphis have written to Gov. Bill Haslam urging him to "use your authority as governor to put an end to the fast-track executions planned" in the state of Tennessee in the upcoming months.
Posted on 07/16/2018 12:59 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
The future cannot be understood without reflecting on the past and on the history and traditions passed on to young people from parents and grandparents, Pope Francis said.
Posted on 07/16/2018 12:07 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
“I am grateful to Archbishop Hebda and the seminary Board of Trustees for the opportunity to work with men who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood and forming those who God is calling to ordination,” Father Joseph Taphorn said in a July 16 statement.
Posted on 07/13/2018 14:50 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
When Brett Kavanaugh took to the podium July 9 at the White House after being introduced as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, he revealed, among other things, that his Catholic faith is a big part of his life.
Posted on 07/13/2018 14:39 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
Cistercian monks have opened the first Trappist brewery in England and are selling thousands of bottles of beer every day.
Posted on 07/13/2018 14:26 PM (TheCatholicSpirit.com)
World War I and its aftermath changed the map of Europe, but also dismantled the notion of the "state church" in a way that forced the Catholic Church to discover again the authentic meaning of mission, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin.