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“Three Days and Three Nights?”

By Jimmy Akin | In Matthew 12:40, Jesus says: Just as Jonah was in the belly of the whale three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights. This has widely—and...

A Tale of Two Cities’ Cathedrals

By K.V. Turley | The fires that burned brightly at Notre-Dame de Paris were matched by the vivid resolve of French politicians and civic leaders that from the ashes this great cathedral will rise once more. Across the channel...

How the Crown of Thorns Ended Up at Notre Dame Cathedral

By Sandra McDevitt | During the recent tragic fire in Notre Dame Cathedral one of the relics rescued was the Crown of Thorns. It one of the most revered of Christian relics having been worn by Our...

The Easter Vigil Sheds Light — Ever Ancient, Ever New — on the Pascal Celebration

By Joseph O’Brien | A 2015 Harris Poll on the popularity of holidays found that only 3% of the general population ranked Easter as their favorite, while Christmas had the top spot in the poll, with...

Becoming Catholic in a Time of Scandal: An Episcopal Priest’s Journey of Grace

By Peter Jesserer Smith | Why would a high-ranking priest in the Episcopal Church decide with his family to come into full communion with the Catholic Church? This comes at a time when a recent poll...

21st-Century Passion Play: The Fight for the Unborn

By Michael Warsaw | As we prepare to re-enter the passion, death and resurrection of Our Lord this Holy Week and Easter, it’s interesting to note that the greatest moral evil of our time is taking center...

To Cohabitate or Not to Cohabitate, The Secrets of the Demonic, In Defense of Distributism and More!

By Tito Edwards | To Cohabitate, or Not to Cohabitate; That is The Question ☩ Rachel & Gregory Popcak, Ph.D., at Faith on the Couch +1 The Secrets of the Demonic: How This Vatican Exorcist Experiences...

12 Things You Need to Know About Holy Saturday

By Jimmy Akin | Note: This article originally appeared at the Register on March 29, 2013.   Everytime we say the creed, we note that Jesus "descended into hell." Holy Saturday is the day that commemorates this event. What...

Lock them up, but do it quietly

Daily Easter Reflections: "Bursting forth from Pharaoh’s prison, Alleluia! Let us sing! Alleluia! Christ is risen. Alleluia to our king!"

Look up at the altar, where are the women?

Just Catholic: Yes, women — and men — can receive communion at any Mass, but the distance between the people of God and the altar is exponentially and symbolically increased when tens or hundreds of bishops, priests and deacons form a virtual armed guard, with or without torches.