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Thumbnail dorothy day credit gobonobo wikimedia commons An extraordinary book

Dorothy Day is alleged to have said: Don’t call me a saint; I don’t want to be dismissed that easily! A new biography by her granddaughter Kate...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Archbishop Chaput on his new book about life in a post-Christian world

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Are You Strange?: Philadelphia archbishop rallies Catholics to sainthood

“Do we believe in God or not?” “Are we on fire with a love for Jesus Christ or not?” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asks these questions in his...

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Thumbnail pope emeritus benedict xvi holding the pascal candle 2 on easter vigil saturday april 7 2012 in vatican city credit losservatore romano cna 7 28 15 Benedict XVI praises Cardinal Sarah as great 'spiritual teacher'

Vatican City, May 18, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an afterword to a book on silence and prayer recently authored by Cardinal Robert Sarah,...

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Thumbnail caryllhouselander Caryll Houselander: The Little Way of the Infant Jesus

Caryll Houselander (1901-1954) was a British mystic, poet and spiritual teacher who wore a pair of big round tortoiseshell glasses, lived in London...

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Thumbnail cs lewis Conversion table

One would almost have to look in the Old Testament to find another non-Catholic figure who had more influence on Catholics than C.S. Lewis. In...

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Thumbnail dorothy day credit jim forest via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 5 19 15 Dorothy Day, as seen by her granddaughter

New York City, N.Y., Mar 1, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for...

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Thumbnail victoria sweet ‘God’s Hotel’ by Victoria Sweet, M.D.

“God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine” is a 2012 memoir by San Francisco-based physician Victoria Sweet. The...

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Thumbnail catholic author gary jansen Going Deeper into the Life of the Word: A new book is a Lenten Ignatian walk with Christ

“[R]eading the Word of God, the Bible, brings us even closer to the Word of God, Jesus,” New York-based editor Gary Jansen writes in his new book...

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Thumbnail greatcatholicparishes cover ‘Great Catholic Parishes’

I’m waiting. My back pockets are parked firmly in a seat they’ve occupied weekly for 25 years. It’s a place as comfortable and familiar as I figure...

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Thumbnail holy land a suburban memoir ‘Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir’

“Surely the Lord is in this place and I did not know it.” — Genesis 28:16 D.J. Waldie, born in 1948, was raised in the Los Angeles suburb of...

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Thumbnail yuvallevin fracturedrepublic Hope for America in Going Local: De-nationalizing politics could end the current spectacle

One of the clearest writers on politics and civil society today is Yuval Levin, a leading conservative thinker at the Ethics and Public Policy...

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Thumbnail mark and maria shriver How Pope Francis renewed Mark Shriver’s faith

When Jorge Bergoglio stepped onto the balcony at the Vatican on March 13, 2013, as the newly elected leader of the 1.2 billion Catholics around the...

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Thumbnail william peter blatty 1974 credit larry ellis getty images cna How the Catholic author of 'The Exorcist' saw good and evil

Washington D.C., Jan 13, 2017 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Peter Blatty, whose fictionalized vision of demonic possession and Catholic...

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Thumbnail death penalty credit california department of corrections and rehabilitation wikipedia cc 20 cna Is the death penalty a form of psychological torture? This author says yes

Washington D.C., Mar 14, 2017 / 03:20 am (CNA).- Recent “botched executions” resulting in painful deaths for inmates have stirred controversy over...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 339775121 My favorite books of 2016

So much of life, particularly today, constitutes an unconscious conspiracy against reading. Lack of time, the pressure of our jobs and electronic...

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Thumbnail post1 My top books for 2015

Taste, as St. Augustine said some 1,700 years ago, is subjective. That should be acknowledged upfront whenever someone recommends a reading list.In...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 2 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 New book collects Mother Angelica's reflections on suffering

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 31, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new book released by EWTN Publishing offers spiritual advice and insight on suffering...

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