Secularization

Thumbnail shutterstock 539516275 Angels and the city

Several years ago, Hollywood made a movie called “City of Angels” about an angel named Seth whose job it was to accompany the spirits of the...

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Thumbnail a deeper vision robert royal Author explores growing ‘rifts’ within the Catholic tradition

In one of his informative dispatches from Rome during the Synod on the Family last fall, Robert Royal remarked with regret on the extent to which...

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Denver, Colo., Jul 21, 2017 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 50th anniversary of a historic statement that changed Catholic higher education in...

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We are not of this world, and yet, while we’re here we have some serious obligations, including as citizens. Politics can be a challenging matter...

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Thumbnail crucifix credit bluekdesign via flickr cc by nc sa 20 cna Dutch cardinal: Don't underestimate power of Catholics as a 'creative minority'

Despite the challenges of secularization, a Dutch cardinal encouraged Catholics from his country and from all parts of the world to be a “creative...

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Thumbnail house of european hiostory brussels European identity

Looking at things from this side of the Atlantic, it is easy to think of Europe as a single, united entity. Seen up close it’s not so clear....

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The annual gathering of the presidents of European episcopal conferences began Thursday with a strong appeal to the continent “not to waste itself...

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Thumbnail cross unsplash cna Europe will be 'adrift' if it loses Christian roots, faith leaders warn

Paris, France, Mar 3, 2017 / 12:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a joint statement urged Europeans to remember their...

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By now most of you are probably aware of the depressing statistics regarding the "nones," that is to say, those in this country who claim no...

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Thumbnail pope benedict xvi on aug 28 2010 credit losservatore romano cna 2 Here's what Benedict XVI's former students will discuss next month

The persecution and martyrdom of Christians will be the topic of discussion at an annual gathering of Pope Benedict XVI’s former theology students,...

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Thumbnail bible credit unsplash cna Is the Benedict Option the only option?

Denver, Colo., Feb 26, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA).- When Josh and Laura Martin, both converts to the faith, moved their growing family of six from the...

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Thumbnail the sistine chapel choir concert in westminster cathedral on may 6 2012 credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cna 9 29 15 Is this the solution to Catholics' 'desperate' musical situation?

Rome, Italy, Mar 10, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Hundreds of musicians and pastors from around the world have signed a document urging...

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Thumbnail jim caviezel credit genevieve via flickr cc by 20 filter added cna 1 Jim Caviezel takes on wide slate of topics in fascinating new interview

Warsaw, Poland, Apr 30, 2017 / 04:48 pm (CNA).- Actor Jim Caviezel has starred in Hollywood hits from “The Count of Monte Cristo” to “The Thin Red...

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Thumbnail newly married couple 3 in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on oct 14 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 14 15 Marriage is disappearing in Italy

Italy is facing a swift and dramatic collapse of the institution of marriage, according to a prominent Italian demographer and statistician. “We...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 409500925 Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Pope Francis is cracking down on a Belgian Brothers of Charity-run organization, giving the group until the end of August to stop offering...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 158678678 Responding to a toxic culture

In today’s America, as in other countries like it, people of faith are facing a question of critical importance: How should they respond to a...

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Thumbnail fr dan berrigan The dangers in being a warrior prophet

A prophet makes a vow of love, not of alienation. Daniel Berrigan wrote those words and they need to be highlighted today when a lot of very...

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Thumbnail stained glass credit eldar nurkovic shutterstock cna The future of the US Church is missionary encounter, nuncio says

The American cultural situation poses great challenges, but these can be overcome through a missionary renewal following Pope Francis’ proposed...

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