• First-Ever Delegation of Evangelical Christians Meet With Egyptian President El-Sisi to ‘Build a Bridge of Friendship’

    When New York Times best-selling author Joel Rosenberg saw Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at a meeting in Washington, D.C., in April, he had one question: Would you be interested in meeting with Evangelical Christians? President Sisi had been invited by President Trump to speak... Read more
  • Berniecare’s Medicaid for All

    As the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare withered on the vine, the self-described socialist senator from Vermont rushed to fill the political vacuum. Bernie Sanders’s Medicare for All Act of 2017 is a single-payer proposal that shamelessly attempts to harness the popularity of... Read more
  • Desire, Destiny and Disneyland

    If you never have, you should read C.S. Lewis’ wonderful sermon The Weight of Glory. The great don begins with comments on the nature of desire. Christianity is known by those outside for its prohibitions. It seems to be a religion of “Thou shalt not.” Lewis reminds us that desire... Read more
  • Catholic leaders in Zimbabwe prepare for a post-Mugabe future

    YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon -  After a week seeing the military sideline President Robert Mugabe, the Catholic bishops in Zimbabwe say they are concerned about the future of the country, and have called on all the stakeholders, particularly the future leadership, to think about the best interests of the... Read more
  • How Attacks on Religious Liberty Brought Me Back to the Church

    I grew up in the north New Jersey suburbs with parents who’d gone to Catholic school in the 1960s. They didn’t enjoy the experience, mostly from fright of the nuns, who physically abused students. They vowed never to send my brother or me to Catholic school, but we were baptized and did have... Read more
  • The story of an underground Catholic priest in China

    Madrid, Spain, Nov 17, 2017 / 12:15 am (ACI Prensa).- Fr. Joseph of Jesus is a Chinese priest, faithful to the Catholic Church. Life is not easy for Catholics in China. Those who adhere to Rome are persecuted by the Chinese government, which only grants freedom of worship to those belonging to... Read more
  • 10 Weird Lookin’ Churches Around the World | Cathlist #45

    On today's episode of Cathlist, Pete takes some time to analyze some... really weird looking Churches. ... Read more
  • For Blessed Solanus, the poor were ‘light of the splendor of God,’ cardinal says

    [caption id="attachment_92337" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints, censes the relics of Blessed Solanus Casey during the beatification Mass. “In raising the American Capuchin to the honors of the altars, Pope... Read more
  • Beatification allows Detroit to show gratitude, thanksgiving for Blessed Solanus

    [caption id="attachment_92332" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Fr. Michael Sullivan, OFM Cap., left, escorts Paula Medina Zarate as she carries the relics of Blessed Solanus Casey to the altar. Zarate received the miracle — a healing from a genetic skin disease — that paved the way for Blessed... Read more
  • Father Solanus Casey Is Still Working Miracles

    [caption id="attachment_92328" align="aligncenter" width="682"] The sainthood cause of Wisconsin-born Father Solanus Casey (1870-1957), a Capuchin priest and doorkeeper at Franciscan friaries in New York and Detroit, has advanced to the beatification stage after Pope Francis approved a miracle... Read more