Irish Bishops Issue Guidelines in Light of Coronavirus

Please see below further advice published on behalf of the Irish Episcopal Conference by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, and Archbishop Michael Neary: The following instructions take into consideration the new norms...

Nonprofit seeks to provide computers to Iraqi Christian schools

Erbil, Iraq, Mar 12, 2020 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- While Christian schools in Iraq continue to suffer, a non-profit that promotes positive engagement in the Middle East is aiming to provide computers to Assyrian Christian schools. In partnership with the Iraqi Christian...

Let St. Robert Bellarmine Teach You the Art of Dying Well

By Shaun McAfee | Even in the age of COVID-19, the reality of death seems to be far from the thoughts of too many people. Older generations had a much better appreciation of death. Lower life expectancy and higher mortality… Read the Whole Article at its...

State Department releases annual human rights report

Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- The State Department released its annual human rights report on Wednesday, offering the administration’s summary of the situation in nearly 200 countries worldwide for the last year. “We’re blessed that the unalienable...

Who, Me? Yes, You!

By Jim Schroeder | On Dec. 26, 2018, Colin O’Brady became the first person in history to cross the continent of Antarctica solo, unaided by wind, and unsupported in any way. Through 932 miles, he encountered some of the… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Female Lectors and the Parable of the Sower

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski argued in a recently republished article at 1P5 that it is not appropriate for women to be lectors at Mass because putting them in that position disrupts and contradicts the symbolism of the liturgy. While I agree with Dr. Kwasniewski’s argument,...