• Friday Funny: Seminary Recruiting Scandal Rocks Archdiocese of Louisville

    The USCCB’s crackdown on seminary recruiting corruption rocked the Archdiocese of Louisville Wednesday after head  of the Vocation Office was fired days after his seminary acknowledged  its part in a federal bribery investigation. According to the USCCB, an unnamed seminarian asked for... Read more
  • This UN Resolution is a Major Step Toward Justice for Victims of ISIS Genocide

    It was a breakthrough, if not an uncontroversial one. Last week, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a significant and promising resolution on the atrocities committed by ISIS in Iraq. Landmark Resolution The United Kingdom (U.K.) introduced this landmark resolution,... Read more
  • Euthanasia for Alzheimers patients?

    The medically vulnerable have rarely been in greater jeopardy. Alzheimer’s disease patients are at particular risk. In a recent poll from Quebec—where lethal-injection euthanasia is legal—a chilling 72 percent of caregivers favor permitting Alzheimer’s patients to be euthanized, even... Read more
  • In a grandmother’s dress, the hidden story of a Ukrainian priest’s martyrdom

    Denver, Colo., Sep 28, 2017 / 06:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dr. George Isajiw, the grandson of a slain Ukrainian priest, always knew that his grandfather was martyred by the Soviet secret police, amidst the chaos of World War II. “Of course everybody...considered him a martyr, considered him a... Read more
  • Hugh Hefner is Gone, But His Sad Revolution Lives On

    At the age of 91, pornography’s pioneer and first gentleman has passed away. Hugh Hefner leaves behind quite a legacy. It’s fitting that he’ll soon be buried right next to Marilyn Monroe, in a Los Angeles crypt he purchased years ago, since it was her photograph that graced the very... Read more
  • Rauner Becomes First Governor to Begin Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

    On Thursday, the Republican governor of Illinois, Bruce Rauner, signed the controversial House Bill 40 into law. HB 40 contains language that will ensure abortion remains legal in Illinois if Roe v. Wade is overturned. More importantly, HB 40 would also require taxpayer funding of abortion for... Read more
  • Naked Flying Babies: The 9 Choirs of Angels Explained | Cathlist # 37

    On the Feast of the Archangels, let's get a better understand of the different "ranks" of angels. According to Medieval Christian theologians, angels are organized into 9 choirs, sort of like classes. Back in the 4th or 5th century, a Christian theologian named Pseudo-Dionysis the Areopagite (what... Read more
  • New Archbishop of Lodz, Poland, focuses on traditional spirituality, re-evangelization

    Few bishops have done as much to advance the new evangelization as Bishop Grzegorz Ryś, now the head of the Archdiocese of Lodz. Earlier this year, I was in a large building overflowing with people, mostly in their twenties, who had come from all over the city to see a man they adore.... Read more
  • The Two Gears of Student Moral Discourse

    The first time I tried to drive a golf cart, it seemed to have only two speeds. When I stepped down hard on the accelerator, I took off too fast. When I tried to push it down more gently, it barely moved. As with many such mechanisms, it takes experience and a little skill to find the... Read more
  • Angry? There’s an App for That!

    Christians often struggle with even the idea of anger.  Many of us believe that a “good Christian” isn’t ever supposed to get angry.  Of course, we recognize that Jesus, himself, sometimes got angry (cf. Mt 21:12 and Mt 23:33) but even so, it’s often hard to figure out what God wants... Read more