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06/23/2018 11:01 AM
Where Are the Seven Sacraments in the Bible, Is the Bible Alone Sufficient, and More Great Links!
By Tito Edwards | Where Are the Seven Sacraments in the Bible? – Chloe Langr, epicPew Is the Bible Alone Sufficient to Understanding God’s Word? – Ray Sullivan, Catholic Stand 6 Points To Help You...

06/23/2018 09:15 AM
Christians Should Not Lose Hope for Those They Loved and Lost
By Fr. George Rutler | Our Lord was probably a teenager when the Roman general Publius Quinctilius Varus impaled himself on his own sword in despair for having lost three legions in combat with Germanic tribesmen. Thirty years...

06/23/2018 08:32 AM
How the Church Influenced (and Still Can) Western Civilization
By Thomas J. Craughwell | HEROISM AND GENIUS How Catholic Priests Helped Build — and Can Help Rebuild — Western Civilization By William J. Slattery Ignatius Press, 2017 292 pages, $25 To order:...

06/22/2018 11:01 PM
Justice Clarence Thomas Almost Became a Priest, Answering the Missionary Call, and More Great Links!
By Tito Edwards | Justice Clarence Thomas, the Rosary, & His First Homily as Priest - Scott Smith J.D., All Roads Lead to Rome+++ Answering the Missionary Call in Sudan – Carrie Gress, Off the Cuff In...

06/22/2018 02:00 PM
Latest Immigration Controversy Points to Possible Political Shift Among Evangelicals
By Stephen Beale | White evangelical Protestants may be among President Trump’s strongest supporters, but some evangelical leaders have spent the past decade quietly steering the movement away from...

06/22/2018 01:52 PM
‘Struggling’ with Same-Sex Attractions?
By Hudson Byblow | Recently there was an article in the Register that featured snippets from the stories of three people: Joseph Sciambra, Dan Mattson, and myself. While I was (and am) very honored and humbled to have been...

06/22/2018 01:14 PM
Murdered Nuns’ Opposition to Death Penalty Leads to Life in Prison for Killer
By CNA/EWTN News | JACKSON, Miss. — A man convicted of the 2016 slayings of two religious sisters in Mississippi will not receive the death penalty and will instead spend the rest of his life in prison...

06/22/2018 11:01 AM
Becoming True Men of Christ, Why “Visiting” Jesus is a Great Tradition, and More Links!
By Tito Edwards | Becoming True Men of Christ: Chastity & Seeing Others Through Christ’s Eyes - Matthew B. Rose, Catholic Exchange+++ Why “Visiting” Jesus is a Great Catholic Tradition – Larry Peterson,...

06/22/2018 10:38 AM
Pope Leaves Intercommunion Decisions to Local Bishops, Not Conferences
By Edward Pentin | On the plane back from Geneva yesterday, Pope Francis told reporters it is up to “particular” bishops of a local diocese rather than episcopal conferences to ascertain whether a Protestant spouse has a “grave...

06/22/2018 10:26 AM
Reclaiming Our Nation
By Michael Warsaw | As we approach the 242nd birthday of the United States, I give thanks to God for the incredible graces he has bestowed on us as a people. Our first freedom — our religious liberty —...

06/22/2018 10:26 AM
TV Picks 06.24.18
By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, June 24, 8am, live Solemn Mass for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist EWTN The Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word will celebrate Mass in Irondale, Alabama....

06/22/2018 10:26 AM
Letters 06.24.18
By The Editors | Priestly Influence   Pertinent to “The Priestly Story Dioceses Tell”: Thank you so much for the articles in the April 29 edition of the Register on the topic of vocations to the priesthood. This topic is near...

06/22/2018 10:12 AM
Home Video Picks & Passes 06.24.18
By Steven D. Greydanus | Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018) — PICK Jim Caviezel is St. Luke and James Faulkner is St. Paul in Andrew Hyatt’s Paul, Apostle of Christ, set at the end of Paul’s life...

06/22/2018 10:01 AM
John the Baptist’s Birth Points to the Coming Salvation of God Through Christ
By Dominican Father Jordan Schmidt | Sunday, June 24, is the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Mass Readings: Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 139:1-3, 13-15; Acts 13:22-26; Luke...

06/22/2018 10:00 AM
Salvation and Service: Christians Are Called to Provide for the Needs of Others
By Dominican Father Jordan Schmidt | Sunday, July 1, is the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24; Psalm 30: 2, 4-6, 11-13; 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9,...

06/22/2018 09:45 AM
Full Text of Pope Francis’ In-Flight News Conference From Geneva
By Catholic News Agency | In a June 21 conversation with journalists on the way back from a trip to Geneva, Pope Francis touched on an array of topics, including ecumenism, intercommunion, peace and...

06/22/2018 07:54 AM
Pope Francis Says Intercommunion Policy Should Be Decided by Diocesan Bishops
By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday that the German bishops’ debate on the reception of the Eucharist by the non-Catholic spouses of Catholics,...

06/21/2018 11:01 PM
Viral Video of The Magical Birth Canal, Priest Explains Signs of Unwell Church, and More Links!
By Tito Edwards | Viral Video: The Magical Birth Canal - Donald R. McClarey J.D., The American Catholic+++ A Priest Explains the Big Sign that Proves Things Not Well in Catholic Church –...

06/21/2018 10:50 PM
Proclaiming the Creed with ‘Credo’
By Justin McClain | In light of my being a lay Dominican, I recently had the opportunity to talk with fellow Dominicans, Fr. Raymund Snyder, O.P., and Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P., about the new "Credo" RCIA program, which is...

06/21/2018 10:39 PM
A Gracious, Fascinating, Tremendous Mystery
By Father John P. Cush | When I was studying for my doctoral degree in Rome at the Pontifical Gregorian University, I was blessed to be assigned as the summer priest in a wonderful parish in my Diocese of Brooklyn, Immaculate...