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Franciscan University Highlights Assault Allegation Policies Following Criticism

By Mary Rezac/CNA/EWTN News | STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Franciscan University in Steubenville has said it is committed to reporting and investigating all allegations of abuse in alignment with Title...

Pierantoni: ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ Appears to Support Error of Situational Ethics

By Edward Pentin | Soon after the publication on April 9 of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad), various scholars were invited to give their responses to the document...

Paul Ryan’s Exit Interview: Rethinking How a Great Society Helps People Rise

By Peter Jesserer Smith | WASHINGTON — The federal government has a vital role in helping people fight poverty “person to person, soul to soul,” according to Speaker Paul Ryan. However, Ryan also...

Hero Nun Of WWII, the Angel of Dieppe, Dies At 103

By Matthew Archbold | A nun who became known as The “Angel of Dieppe,” for her heroic efforts in caring for WWII soldiers at the disastrous Battle of Dieppe, died at 103 years old. Sister Agnès-Marie Valois of Canada, an...

It's a Prince!

By Brianna Heldt | It’s a prince! The newest British Royal was born on April 23, 2018. Now the youngest son of Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton, he joins older sister Charlotte and big brother Charles.  (Could those...

Could a California Bill Ban Christian Teaching on Homosexuality?

By Christine Rousselle/CNA/EWTN News | SACRAMENTO, Calif. —  A proposed law in California could have a chilling effect on free speech, warn critics who fear that it could ban efforts...

Canadians Offer Prayers for Victims of Deadly Van Attack

By CNA/EWTN News | TORONTO — Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto offered prayers this week for the victims of a van attack that left 10 people dead and more than a dozen injured Monday.   “I invite the...

Saints, Celebrities and Superheroes

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker | I have met some saints. I mean real saints, not just “Mildred Horton, she’s a real saint” sort of saints. I met Mother Teresa and bumped into Pope John Paul II once in the Vatican, but I’ve met a...

New Yorkers Nervous About Chick-Fil-A , Bullied for Being Catholic in Catholic H.S., and More Links!

By Tito Edwards | New Yorkers Are Nervous About Chick-Fil-A - Fr. Dwight Longenecker+++ Bullied for Adhering to the Faith in a Catholic High School – Paul Oakes, Catholic Stand Why Hollywood is Losing...

The Priestly Story Dioceses Tell: Reasons for Optimism in the US

By Anne Hendershott and Makenzie White | While the Church in the United States faces serious demographic and geographic challenges that have continued to require parish closings in...