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“In light of recent revelations and questions, we believe it appropriate to respectfully request clarification regarding the specific use of these funds.”
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Resources on the abuse crisis are assembled in a convenient e-reader
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“Being pro-life goes beyond politics. It is a foundational, moral position on the side of humanity.”
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Lansing Eucharistic Assembly Draws Thousands
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Will Abortion Supporters Shell Out 10 Bucks to Challenge Their Preconceptions?
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Raphael is one of three archangels who have been venerated since the early days of the Church
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The show depicts an atheist who forges an unlikely friendship with… God!
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Pensacola's World War II-Era Cross Must Go – Or Must It?
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Louis Zamperini's inspiring story is recounted in “Unbroken: Path to Redemption”
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Giotto's Classic “Birth of the Virgin” Raises an Interesting Question
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How prayer is like ‘xylem’ and grace is like ‘phloem’
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Clerical sex abuse expert Richard Sipe died Aug. 8 — and finally, his warnings are being heeded
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“How could a brother bishop disrespect with such callousness the dignity of young boys, seminarians and priests over decades and no one called him on the carpet?”
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“Why such waste? For this ... could have been sold for a large sum, and the money given to the poor.” —Judas Iscariot
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Testimony in the case wrapped up July 20. The final ruling is expected sometime in August.
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Muggeridge delivered an impassioned defense of Humanae Vitae in 1978, four years before he became Catholic
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‘The Complete Poems of Michelangelo’ casts a whole new light on the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance
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“I intend to stand firm and let the peacocks multiply, for I am sure that, in the end, the last word will be theirs.” — Flannery O’Connor
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Mary McAleese, Former President of Ireland, Thinks It's Wrong
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Father Southworth was beatified in 1929, and canonized with the Forty Martyrs by Pope Paul VI in 1970.
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Matthew Talbot was not wealthy. He was not educated. He was not well-known. In fact, he was a drunk. But he's on his way to becoming a saint.
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Alternative Conference Will Run Concurrently, Defend Church's Teaching on Sexuality
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Dig deeply, and the song's theological perspective become clear.
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Condoms at the World Jamboree signal Scouts' estrangement from traditional values
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Pro-Life Voices Are Needed to Counter Pro-Abortion Adherents
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State Department Report Reveals Dramatic Increase in Religious Persecution Around the World
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A century later, Irving Berlin's wartime song is as popular as ever
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Scott Hahn's new tool kit is stocked with the ammunition to properly order society, and to answer secularists' toughest questions.
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Fr. Michael Wagner Drew Inspiration from Pope John Paul II
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Belief in a secret rapture is a recent manmade tradition and has no basis in Scripture
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James Faulkner, who played Paul, says the film “changed his life.”
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The show comes across as combative and belligerent
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The Story Behind the Blockbuster Song “I Can Only Imagine” Makes It to the Big Screen
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Website Helps Clergy, Counselors Offer Compassionate Advice for Those With Same-Sex Attraction
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The first three episodes focus on idolatry, adultery and prayer
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New Poll Shows Shift in Attitudes Toward Protection of the Unborn
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This book shows how business leaders can apply the four core principles of Catholic Social Teaching in their daily operations, while remaining competitive in the marketplace.
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“The Christian who unites his own death to that of Jesus views it as a step towards him and an entrance into everlasting life.” (CCC 1020)
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‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’ tugged at my heartstrings in many ways...
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A Puzzle, a Talking Doll and a New JPII Video Game Help Young People to Remember Our Beloved Pope
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A Catholic Priest's Incredible Story of Life with the Pope
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For Dan Brown, the creation narrative in Scripture was a deal-breaker. Here's why he was wrong.
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St. Benedict Press has just released a new video series, ‘Queen of Heaven: Mary's Battle for Souls’
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Ignatius Press has brought together 45 of Pope Emeritus Benedict's homilies on the priesthood in a single volume titled Teaching and Learning the Love of God: Being a Priest Today.
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May God welcome Carrie home, and may He comfort her loving family with the promise of eternal life.
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Ignatius Press has just re-released this rollicking tale with a new Foreword by Robert R. Reilly.
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“We can see the providence of God, even in the midst of tragedy.”
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“Annabelle: Creation” opens in theaters across America on August 11.
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On the Feast of the Transfiguration, we are reminded of this great miracle—which has been memorialized in art and history.
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If the idea of interjecting faith into the mystery genre appeals to you, then Father Brown and the Ten Commandments is perfect for you.
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The statue has become an internationally known icon representing Christ's love of all peoples, and is regarded with pride by the seminary's black and white neighbors.
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Pope Benedict XVI explained that he permitted the two missals to coexist not merely to satisfy the wishes of certain groups of the faithful, but also to allow for the mutual enrichment of the two forms of the Roman rite.
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Father Solanus will be beatified on November 18, 2017, in Detroit's Ford Field; and this week, the Capuchin Friars' Solanus Casey Center has released a new film for children.
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St. Kateri is the patron of Native Americans and people in exile, as well as patron of ecology and the environment. Her feast day is July 14.
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It was on this day that the Lady permitted Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta to experience a vision of hell. Also on this day, she revealed to the children three “secrets.”
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“The Catholic Writers Conference Live is a unique opportunity to come together in fellowship and sharpen each other toward our united mission: a rebirth of Catholic arts and letters.”
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‘A Priest Answers 27 Questions’ is a great book for Catholics, but it's also a great book for non-Catholic friends who may have questions about why we do the things we do.
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A CNN correspondent called it “one of the best speeches of his presidency”—and there was much here to warm the Catholic heart.
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Some Christian teachers describe the Bible as “Basic Instruction Before Leaving Earth” (B.I.B.L.E.)
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June 26 Ruling Concerning Missouri Playground Protects Religious Liberty in Civil Cases, Holds Out Hope for Future Cases
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Today, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart is celebrated throughout the world on the Friday following the Feast of Corpus Christi.
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Please don’t let presumption blind you to the need to pray for those who have gone before us.
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Keep your superstitious amulets and spells and please pray for me instead.
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St. Louis Ordinance Protects Abortion Proponents, Discriminates Against Pro-Life Organizations
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A question posed by the Netflix series is whether Sister Cathy Cesnik knew of a priest's abuse – and whether that knowledge played a part in her murder.
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The official beatification ceremony will most likely occur in the Detroit Archdiocese during 2017.
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The Diocese of Tyler asks for prayer for the safety, comfort and healing of all who have been affected by the storms.
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“I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the Church’s faithful.”
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While Alfred Hitchcock drifted from the active practice of his Catholic faith in mid-life, Catholicism nonetheless found its way into his stories.
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The animated film will tell the story of the first Christmas through the eyes of the animals who witnessed it.
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At the conclusion of Wednesday's General Audience, the coach presented Pope Francis with a gift beloved by Michigan fans: a pair of Nike shoes and a Michigan football helmet.
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“The Case for Christ” opened in theaters across America on April 7.
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In ‘The Porn Myth’, Catholic apologist Matt Fradd shines a spotlight on the porn culture and challenges common misconceptions.
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Who knew that the Pony Express was founded with a presumption that its riders would be Christian?
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“I think it's the Lord's doing, but the Padres are part of the blessing.”
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Bishop Tobin believes that the best way to help the indigent is not to encourage begging, but rather, to find new solutions to the problem of poverty.
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When Hopkins made the decision to enter the seminary and to become a Catholic priest, he did something which his readers now mourn: He burned many of the poems he’d written in the years before that.
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“We look forward to showing the entire world what is on our yet-unreleased video tapes of Planned Parenthood’s criminal baby body parts enterprise, in vindication of the First Amendment rights of all.”
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One year after Mother entered eternal life on March 27, 2016, Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe shares a behind-the-scenes look at the spunky nun who founded the EWTN Catholic media empire.
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“America is who she is because of the Catholic Church.”
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Ignatius Press and Augustine Institute Radio Theater offer ‘Sons of St. Patrick’ and ‘The Trials of St. Patrick’ for Catholic Hibernophiles.
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In his native Switzerland, former Swiss Guard David Geisser is a celebrity chef who has published four cookbooks.
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“I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages.”
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Msgr. Anthony Figueiredo warns that there is a brief window of opportunity, and that if Christians don't respond to what is happening in the world today, it may be too late to effect change.
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Joseph Pearce's new book is overwhelmingly positive, because Tom Monaghan's charitable work has borne much fruit.
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Please continue to pray for Bishop Choby, and for the Diocese of Nashville.
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You have an opportunity during this Lenten season to bathe the Internet with grace.
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From his bed in the intensive care unit, Bishop Choby penned a letter to Catholics in the diocese, explaining his health history and announcing the handover of governance.
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The Shack opens in theaters across America on March 3.
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“We are designed to be awed in space. If our imperfect species has found such glimmers of delight in our first tentative encounter with the cosmos, then we have truly found a most caring and generous God.”
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Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” in the Roe v. Wade decision, said after her conversion, “I am dedicated to spending the rest of my life undoing the law that bears my name.”
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Between 2014 and 2017, “warm” public ratings for Catholics increased from 62 to 66.
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Embedded in my consciousness after years of Catholic school is this message: Always give men and women religious the respect that is due their station.
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The Sisters' encounter with Tom Monaghan that day was manifestly providential. Today, twenty years after their founding on February 9, 1997, the Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have grown from their small group of four Sisters to more than 130.
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“Political authorities, for the sake of the common good for which they are responsible, may make the exercise of the right to immigrate subject to various juridical conditions, especially with regard to the immigrants' duties toward their country of adoption.” (CCC 2241)
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In Gratitude to the All the Sisters Who Formed Me
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Scientists successfully injected human cells into a pig embryo early in its development.
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The sight of her own child, fully dependent upon the mother for life, is a strong impetus for a woman to seek solutions such as adoption or other assistance, rather than killing the life in her womb.
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Even among supporters of abortion, there is widespread agreement that the federal government should not force taxpayers to pay for it.
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This handy little guide is a great refresher for the budding apologist, and a great short book to pass along to a Protestant friend with whom you've started a conversation.
Kathy Schiffer

Kathy Schiffer is a Catholic blogger. In addition to her blog Seasons of Grace, her articles have appeared in the National Catholic Register, Aleteia, Zenit, the Michigan Catholic, Legatus Magazine, and other Catholic publications. She’s worked for Catholic and other Christian ministries since 1988, as radio producer, director of special events and media relations coordinator. Kathy and her husband, Deacon Jerry Schiffer, have three adult children.