Description: Yesterday Pope Francis promulgated a new law intended to prevent corruption and control spending in Vatican City State and Holy See financial transactions. Haven’t we been here before? Will the new changes make a difference? Ed Condon has the story.
Ed Condon is a canon lawyer and editor for Catholic News Agency. Follow him on Twitter @canonlawyered.
Description: There is a lot of information online about the practice of spiritual communion, not all of which you might find helpful. So you might be wondering: Is spiritual communion just something between me and Jesus? Is spiritual communion of no value if I can't receive the Eucharist? Is spiritual communion "just" a private prayer or devotion? (It's none of those things.) We talk more with Michael Heinlein
Michael R. Heinlein is editor of Simply Catholic. He has a degree in theology from The Catholic University of America and is the former editor of The Catholic Answer magazine. Experienced in parish ministry and high school teaching, Michael is a frequent contributor to OSV Newsweekly and The Priest magazine. Michael is also the author of several OSV booklets and pamphlets, including “Go, Therefore, and Make Disciples: Missionary Saints in the Church.” Most important to him is his role as husband and father.
Trump signs order on international religious freedom after JPII shrine visit
Description: President Donald Trump signed an executive order “to advance international religious freedom,” today after he visited the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C. We look at the story and the president's response to the killing of George Floyd with Owen Jensen.
Owen Jensen is a DC Correspondent for EWTN