Museum of the Bible's Dead Sea Scroll collection fake, scientists say

Washington D.C., Mar 14, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- The Museum of the Bible announced Friday that its entire collection of “Dead Sea Scroll” fragments have been proven to be forgeries, according to tests conducted at its request.   The museum housed a collection of 16...

Votive Mass “Tempore Mortalitatis”

With the permission of Bp. Hying we are able to celebrate Votive Masses “Tempore Mortalitatis” and “Pro Infirmis” also on 3rd Class Ferias of Lent. We will do this regularly. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Taking Refuge in God

Since God is our refuge, God who is in heaven and above the heavens, we must take refuge from this world in that place where there is peace, where there is rest from toil, where we can celebrate the great sabbath, as Moses said: The sabbaths of the land will provide...

More Dioceses Across Philippines Cancel Public Masses

More dioceses in the Philippines have shut down public Masses for several weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, according to CBCP News. In Metro Manila, the bishops have agreed to suspend public Masses and other parish activities for a month. The...

Joyfully Living the Single Life Dedicated to God

By Mary Schwarz | When I was in my 40s, every morning on the New York City crosstown bus I had a knock-down, drag-out fight with God over being single. I was reading a spiritual classic, Abandonment to… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

US Bishops’ Statements on Coronavirus

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued a reflection and prayer on Coronavirus (COVID-19). His statement is part of the USCCB’s ongoing engagement on the issue over the last several weeks....

Be Catholic, Totally Catholic, and Be Not Afraid

By Sherry Antonetti | Love is based on sacrifice. If we love only when we feel like loving, we do not love the person, but the feeling of love itself. So if we would love Christ, we must hold to his words and his teachings even… Read the Whole Article at its...

Will Catholic Colleges Help Rebuild Nineveh?

By Peter Jesserer Smith | STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Facing death and danger as a Catholic caught in the crossfire of Iraq’s brutal civil war, Hala Warda and her family escaped Iraq in 2008 for safety in… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Answering the Call to Holiness in the Single Life

By Janet Smith | SINGLE FOR A GREATER PURPOSE A Hidden Joy in the Catholic Church By Luanne Zurlo Sophia Institute Press, 2019 208 pages, $18.95 To order: sophiainstitute.com or (800) 888-9344   Luanne… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Santa Marta: Pope Offers Morning Mass for Families

“We continue to pray for all who are ill due to this pandemic”, Pope Francis said Saturday morning, March 14, in his homily at Mass in Casa Santa Marta. And he made families his special intention for the day. “Today, I would like to ask a special prayer for families:...