Filipino archbishop requests abstinence from applause during Mass

Dagupan, Philippines, Feb 24, 2020 / 04:41 pm (CNA).- In a pastoral letter anticipating the beginning of Lent on Wednesday, Archbishop Socrates Villegas of Lingayen-Dagupan has asked that the faithful not clap in church, either during or after Mass. “The season of...

New poll asks Catholics what they believe about abortion

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2020 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- While the Catholic Church teaches that procuring an abortion is always immoral, a majority of U.S. Catholics do not believe abortion is intrinsically evil and say it should be legal in all or most cases. According to a...

Cramer: This ‘Messiah’ will raise a lot of faith questions

I took in the new Netflix series, Messiah, before I went on vacation and it gave me a lot to think about. The series tells the story of a man from the Middle East that people are calling the Messiah in the Islamic and Christian Tradition. He does what appears to...

New Poll Asks Catholics What They Believe About Abortion

By Matt Hadro/CNA. | WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the Catholic Church teaches that procuring an abortion is always immoral, a majority of U.S. Catholics do not believe abortion is intrinsically evil and… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Lenten Inspirations

Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk CNS photo/Robert Duncan February 24, 2020 “Devils take great delight in fullness, and drunkenness and bodily comfort. Fasting possesses great power and it works glorious things. To fast is to banquet with angels.”...