National Catholic Register

By K.V. Turley | Who has not dreamt of time travel? My version of this came one day in an out of the way bookstore some years back. Browsing the shelves of used books is always interesting. Often, the more shabby the emporium,...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:44 pm
By Susanna Spencer | It was happening night after night; my husband or I would decide after the children were in bed to “do a quick email check.” The other would join in and before we knew it half an hour had passed and all we...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:57 pm
By CNA/EWTN News | BARCELONA, Spain — The Pope and other Catholic leaders voiced prayers for victims after a van sped into a crowd of people in the Las Ramblas tourist area of Barcelona on Thursday, killing...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:27 pm
By Sherry Antonetti | My grandfather had a horribly unsympathetic saying: “If you didn't want to work, you shouldn't have hired out.” It eliminated anyone's ability to complain. Right now, as Catholics, we have a lot of work to...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:09 pm
By Joan Frawley Desmond | CHARLOTTE, Mich. — What happens when a Catholic farmer runs afoul of a city ordinance that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation? Steve Tennes, who owns Country...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 3:00 pm
By CNA/EWTN News | CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — After recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, involving white supremacy groups and counter-protesters, the father of the woman who was killed after the rally...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:14 pm
By CNA/EWTN News | FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A massive mudslide in Sierra Leone’s capital city has left hundreds dead and thousands homeless, with relief agencies hurrying to respond. “There are people...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:42 pm
By CNA/EWTN News | ORANGE, Calif.— Moral theologian and cultural analyst Pia de Solenni has been appointed chancellor for the Diocese of Orange in California, effective Aug. 28. “Pia is an inspirational...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:38 pm
By Anthony Esolen | A couple of recent puffball articles have reported on a study conducted by a psychologist at San Diego State, to the effect that George Carlin’s seven unutterable “swear words” have...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:15 pm
By Edward Pentin | In a new interview, Cardinal Raymond Burke has said it is “now necessary” that a declaration be issued on key areas of Church doctrine that are “not clear” in Pope Francis’ teachings. The Holy Father will...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:56 am
By Tito Edwards | Vatican Document Suggests Excommunication for Some Catholic Politicians - Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture Turin Shroud: The Latest Evidence Will Challenge the Sceptics – Fr. Dwight...
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Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:00 am
By Filip Mazurczak | Since Hungary became free of communism in 1989, Budapest has emerged as a major European tourist destination. Attracted to the city’s charm, beauty and dramatic history, millions of...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 8:03 pm
By Brianna Heldt | Did you hear the big news? According to CBS News, Iceland has nearly “eradicated” Down syndrome! Thanks to prenatal screenings, combined with an intensive genetic counseling program, 98% of Icelandic women...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:22 pm
By Mary Rezac/CNA/EWTN News | Reykjavik, Iceland — A recent story from CBS News proclaims that “few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland.” The operative...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 3:38 pm
By Elise Harris/CNA/EWTN News | VATICAN CITY — With hundreds dead and nearly 600 more still missing as a result of a giant mudslide that ravished Sierra Leone’s capital, Pope Francis is praying...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 2:52 pm
By Matt Hadro/CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — Religious-freedom advocates were heartened by the State Department recognizing in its annual religious-freedom report, released Tuesday, the genocide of...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 2:30 pm
By Amanda Evinger | “The right to weep must not be denied. Even Jesus was deeply moved and profoundly troubled by the bereavement of a family he loved. We can, instead, draw from the simple and powerful witness of many families...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 2:24 pm
By Matthew Archbold | Hate is commonplace. If we're being honest, we know most of what there is to know about hatred. It's the star of every news program every night. We've seen it at work in our own lives. We know what it does,...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 2:02 pm
By Francis X. Maier | Reading matters. It trains the brain in a particular way. The printed word has two great advantages over a culture based on images: permanence (or at least stability) of the word...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 1:11 pm
By Tito Edwards | Sexual Pollution is a Scientific—& Destructive—Fact - Benjamin Wiker Ph.D., The Catholic World Report Designer Babies vs. Catholic Teaching – Bob Kurland Ph.D., Aleteia What Makes...
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Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:00 am
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