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Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, vice president of the USCCB, on opposition to same-sex marriage and other issues.
Changes at Caritas International
The Vatican seeks to promote the organization’s distinctively Catholic identity.
The Dim Future of an Anti-Christian Party
Secularism will make it difficult for the constituent groups of the Democrats to hold together.
David Paul Deavel
What Catholic historians don’t say is as important as what they do
Pope Benedict XVI and the New Evangelization
He is laying the deepest foundation for it.
Lessons from the unusual case of Manhattan College
The John Jay Report
For critics, the study raises more questions than it answers.
Two new documents, one glaring omission
Philip F. Lawler
Two important documents on the sex-abuse crisis emerged in May.
A look at its sway over Europe
It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear
With another commencement season behind us, we look back to a column written in 2008, shortly after Pope Benedict XVI visited the US and spoke about the challenges facing Catholic higher education.
A Step Forward
Michael J. Miller
Instruction Universae Ecclesiae clarifies Latin Mass legislation.
The Bishop Morris Affair
His removal was a long time coming.
Go and Make Disciples
J. J. Ziegler
The demise of the missionary vocation
Seal of confession imperiled after Irish sex-abuse report
Prime Minister: “The law of the land should not be stopped by a collar or a crozier”
The Catholic World Report Blog
Cardinal Burke: The "Relatio Synodi" is "a significant improvement over the text of the 'Relatio post Disceptationem'"
Francis beatifies Paul VI: “This great Pope, this courageous Christian, this tireless apostle” [Full text]
Mary of Nazareth Blog Tour/Rosary Crawl: "Beatitudes--Sermon the Mount"
“Moments of consolation and temptation”: Francis’ address at the conclusion of the synod [Full text]
Cardinal Burke to CWR: confirms transfer, praises pushback, addresses controversy over remarks by Cardinal Kasper
Message of the Synod of Bishops on the pastoral challenges to the family [Full text]
Blessed Paul VI, the Pope who led the Church's barque in troubled waters
Interreligious marriage: a look at the synod from India's perspective
Pope beatifies Paul VI, 'great helmsman' of Vatican II
Church teaching on sexuality is simple, but not easy, priest says