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United in History and Tragedy: JFK and Pope Pius XII

By Paul Kengor | President Donald Trump recently authorized a massive declassification of documents relating to the 1963 assassination of America’s first and only Catholic president, John F. Kennedy. The...

The 4th Luminous Mystery: The Transfiguration of Our Lord

By Sherry Antonetti | “I’m having trouble deciding which mystery I should I examine next. Since you inspired this project, which one do you find most puzzling?” I asked my son as we drove to his Confirmation retreat. John...

Feasting With True Thanksgiving

By Emily Stimpson Chapman | Yes, it’s good to be healthy and fit. Yes, it’s good to care for our bodies. But it’s good to feast, too. It’s good to sit down with family and friends and joyfully...

Cardinal DiNardo Highlights Immigrants and Refugees in Thanksgiving Message

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — In his Thanksgiving message, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, said he is grateful for the gifts and contributions of...

A Prayer for Thanksgiving

By The Editors | Lord, we thank you for the goodness of our people and for the spirit of justice that fills this nation. We thank you for the beauty and fullness of the land and the challenge of the cities. We thank you for...

Thanksgiving Is America’s Most Religious Holiday

By Father Leo Patalinghug | Thanksgiving is a religious holiday. It’s also a very Catholic religious holiday. Celebrate it with gusto! But before historians, politicians and secularists get up in...

George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thanksgiving

By The Editors | In response to a joint request by both Houses of Congress, on Oct. 3, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed Nov.  26, 1789, as a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to...

Giving Thanks to God for His Many Blessings

By Michael Warsaw | At a time of year when we are given to ponder the four last things, praying for the souls in purgatory and preparing for Advent, we are inevitably barraged with advertising from...

5 Remote Churches in the West

By Jim Graves | It’s nice to get away from the city and find a peaceful church in which to pray.  The following are some Catholic churches on the West Coast in remote settings.   Blessed Sacrament Church (Elk, California) Elk...

Criticizing the Critics and Never Engaging Them, Stay-at-Home Moms Save the World, and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Criticizing the Critics of Amoris Lætitia, But Never Engaging Them – George Weigel, The Catholic World Report How Stay-at-Home Mothers are Saving the World – Natalia Białobrzeska,...