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May 4, 2020
In mid-March, John Edwards, a Catholic podcaster from the Diocese of Memphis, Tennessee, was packing his suitcase to leave the next morning for a men’s conference in Milwaukee. He was scheduled to speak to a crowd of 4,000 men. His phone buzzed; it was a message saying that the conference was suddenly being canceled for public-health reasons. John stopped packing.
January 15, 2019
LAWTON, Okla. — Faced with the troubling news of the Church’s clergy sex-abuse scandal, Father Brian Buettner and the priests in his support group wanted to find a way to “fix it.”
Recognizing that the task was beyond them individually, they decided to embark together on a 90-day journey of rigorous abstinence and prayer known as “Exodus 90,” offering their prayers and fasting for the victims of sexual abuse and for a deep and lasting purification of the Church.
March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018 -- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ 2015 statement Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography has been an inspiration and guide to Catholic leaders as they seek to address the severity of pornography in today’s internet age.
December 19, 2017
Washington D.C., Dec 19, 2017 -- Online pornography is one of the fastest growing addictions in the United States, on par with cocaine and gambling.
October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017 -- Pope Francis says we cannot underestimate the harms done to minors in this digital age and says we must take action.
September 3, 2017
September 3, 2018 -- “Love alone gives meaning and happiness to life”: this is the “golden rule” of human life, said Pope Francis before the Angelus, this Sunday Septembre 3, 2017, before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered in St. Peter’s Square.
August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017 -- “Religion Belongs to the Nature of Man,” headlined the Italian edition of L’Osservatore Romano on August 9, 2017, which published a reflection of French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue.
July 17, 2017
July 17, 2017 -- Pope Francis gave this invitation to the pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square during his Sunday, July 16, 2017, Angelus address at noon as he reflected on yesterday’s Gospel which recounts the parable of the sower.
June 2, 2017
June 2, 2017 -- “Families are a kind of leaven that helps to make the world more humane and more fraternal, where no one feels rejected or abandoned.”
May 13, 2017
May 12, 2017 -- ‘We are pilgrims with Mary… But which Mary,’ Pope Francis has called faithful to consider in Fatima.