Catholic Teaching

Thumbnail fr james martin credit kerry weber via wikipedia cc 40 Baptist theologian: Fr. Martin's ideas 'require a total redefinition of doctrine'

A Baptist theologian, Dr. Albert Mohler, has claimed that Fr. James Martin’s teaching on sexuality is “an entire re-orientation of the Catholic...

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Thumbnail crucifix credit lucia ballester cna Bishop Paprocki explains Catholic teaching: Repentance is for everyone

Springfield, Ill., Jul 26, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A prominent media priest who criticized Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s restatement of norms...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 231919336 Can I Donate My Body to Science?

Some people may wish to “donate their body to science” after they die. Such a gift of themselves can be objectively good and praiseworthy provided...

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Thumbnail bionic eye iris pupil cc0 10 catholic news agency cna 4815 Can we delete death? Transhumanism's lofty goal meets a Catholic response

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie – being able to “upload” our minds to computers to live on after we die, to freeze our bodies only...

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Thumbnail cardinal christoph schomborn 2 at press conference on post synodal apostolic exhortation amoris laetitia in vatican city on april 8 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 8 16 Cardinal Schönborn praises 'Amoris Laetitia' stance on gay marriage

Pope Francis' new document on love in the family is welcome particularly for its steadfast adherence to Church teaching on homosexual acts and...

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Thumbnail catechism Catechism of the Catholic Church

With the exception of the Bible, which reportedly adorns more of the world’s bookshelves than any other printed volume, the most widely circulated...

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Thumbnail tim kaine Catholic bishop sees contradictions in the politics of Tim Kaine

On July 28, Sen. Tim Kaine formally accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination, becoming Hilary Clinton’s running mate. Following the...

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Thumbnail patient in hospital credit chaikom shutterstock cna Catholic hospital sued for denying sex reassignment surgery

Sacramento, Calif., Apr 27, 2017 / 12:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit has been filed against a Catholic hospital in California for refusing an...

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Thumbnail mmr Catholic obligations and MMR Vaccine

Renee was 19 and pregnant for the first time, with twins, when she came down with measles. It was in the late 1950s, long before vaccines. Somehow,...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 126340763 Cremains and Respect for the Human Body

In the famous story of David and Goliath, Goliath boasts to the young David that after he kills him, he will give his flesh “to the birds of the...

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Thumbnail african mother and child credit sura nualpradid shutterstock cna Critics of Congolese relief project got it wrong, CRS says

Baltimore, Md., Oct 24, 2016 / 03:35 pm (CNA).- Catholic Relief Services says claims that it took part in contraceptive distribution as part of a...

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Thumbnail hospital credit unsplash cna Defying Vatican, Belgian religious brothers will continue to offer euthanasia

The board of the Belgian Brothers of Charity announced Tuesday it will continue offering euthanasia to patients in their psychiatric centres,...

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Thumbnail melinda gates credit russell watkins department for international development cc by sa 20 cna Despite Melinda Gates' wishes, the Pope can't change Church teaching

Washington D.C., Jul 12, 2017 / 03:55 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis cannot change Church teaching on contraception, despite the hopes of...

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Thumbnail classroom credit p chinnapong via wwwshutterstockcom cna Gay marriage lawsuit against Catholic school not expected to succeed

Charlotte, N.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit against a Catholic high school claims that it was illegal discrimination to...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with german bishops during their ad limina visit vatican city nov 20 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 11 20 15 German bishops say the divorced-and-remarried may receive Communion

Cologne, Germany, Feb 1, 2017 / 11:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The German bishops have published their own guidelines on Amoris laetitia allowing, in...

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Thumbnail photo by tim marshall on unsplash cna How the JPII Institute helped alumni 'become more fully and radically human'

Alumni of the early years of the Washington, D.C. “session” of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family say it gave...

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Thumbnail post francis post synodal apostolic exhortation amoris laetitia in vatican city on april 8 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 8 16 Interpreting Amoris Laetitia 'through the lens of Catholic tradition'

While some passages in Pope Francis’ new document may be unclear and open to multiple interpretations, the correct view is that which aligns with...

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Thumbnail woman 1 credit unsplash cna Is the Catholic Church anti-woman? Two feminist scholars debate

Boulder, Colo., Feb 26, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- For Erika Bachiochi, the Catholic Church has been able to offer a genuine pro-woman...

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