Posted on 04/21/2021 05:25 AM ()
Catholics in Canada prepare for the National Week for Life and the Family focused on the family as a domestic church.
Posted on 04/21/2021 04:23 AM ()
Pope Francis sends medical and surgical equipment to Colombia, which is struggling to treat Covid-19 patients.
Posted on 04/21/2021 03:00 AM ()
US Bishops advocate for peace, healing, and reconciliation following a verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, convicted for the tragic death of George Floyd last year.
Posted on 04/21/2021 01:55 AM ()
Ex-officer Derek Chauvin is convicted for the murder of George Floyd.
Posted on 04/21/2021 01:07 AM ()
Pope Francis reflects on the importance of vocal prayer in his catechesis during Wednesday’s General Audience.
Posted on 04/20/2021 19:00 PM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Most of my school day from third through eighth grade was spent reading in a treehouse in my backyard, but I wasn’t a truant; my parents just homeschooled my brother and me for a few years. When I returned to traditional school, not even a string of particularly uninspiring English teachers could kill my love of books, but I went from reading for pleasure to reading for my class assignments. When I became a first-time mom just after graduating from college, I had to re-learn how to read for personal enrichment, not just for grades. Recently, I had a conversation with my friend (and Word on Fire Institute Fellow) Rachel Bulman about parenting. It became clear as we talked that Rachel’s study of philosophy had a huge impact on how she parented and addressed big issues with her children. “Rachel, where were you trained in philosophy?” I asked. She explained…
Posted on 04/20/2021 11:10 AM ()
Cardinal Peter Turkson stresses the importance of ecological conversion and a common commitment to care for our common home at a webinar on biodiversity inspired by Pope Francis' Encyclical, "Laudato sí."
Posted on 04/20/2021 08:36 AM ()
Centro Astalli, the Italian branch of the Jesuit Refugee Service, presented its Annual Report 2021 at a virtual event on Tuesday.
Posted on 04/20/2021 07:47 AM ()
Cardinal Sebastian Koto Khoarai of Lesotho passed away on Saturday, April 17. The 91-year-old bishop emeritus of Mohale’s Hoek was Lesotho’s first cardinal.
Posted on 04/20/2021 06:59 AM ()
International pastoral aid organization Aid to the Church in Need says religious freedom is severely violated in one out of every three countries.