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Catholic Spiritual Growth Moves Online

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.

Men on a Mission: ‘Exodus 90’ Encourages Spiritual Growth in Contrast to Culture

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.

Safe Haven Sunday Launched in the Archdiocese of New Orleans

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.

What can priests practically do to combat the porn epidemic?

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.

Pope: Top Priority Is Protecting Children in This Digital Age

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.

Angelus: “Love alone gives meaning and happiness to life”

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.


‘Religion Belongs to the Nature of Man,’ Stresses Cardinal Tauran

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.

Pope at Angelus: Does Your ‘Soil’ Bear Fruit?

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.

Pope: ‘Family Is the Leaven for a Humane Society’

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.”

‘Pilgrims With Mary… But Which Mary?’ Pope Francis Asks in Fatima At Vigil Before Reciting Rosary Reminds, ‘To Be Christ

May 13, 2017

May 12, 2017 -- ‘We are pilgrims with Mary… But which Mary,’ Pope Francis has called faithful to consider in Fatima.

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