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Benedict XVI Praises Cardinal Sarah As Great 'spiritual Teacher'

Vatican City, May 18, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an afterword to a book on silence and prayer recently authored by Cardinal Robert Sarah, Benedict XVI praised the prelate as a spiritual model given the depth of his interior life, saying the liturgy is safe in his hands. “Cardinal...

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‘Great Catholic Parishes’

I’m waiting. My back pockets are parked firmly in a seat they’ve occupied weekly for 25 years. It’s a place as comfortable and familiar as I figure we get in this life. “If you would please join us in singing Psalm 27.” The music starts. It’s not the traditional choral music I heard as a...

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New Book Collects Mother Angelica's Reflections On Suffering

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 31, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new book released by EWTN Publishing offers spiritual advice and insight on suffering and spiritual burnout from the late Mother Angelica. The work is composed of six “mini-books” written by Mother Angelica, which had previously been...

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Raymond Arroyo's Books Are Having An Astounding Impact On At-Risk Kids

Washington D.C., Mar 19, 2017 / 04:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Raymond Arroyo has an impressive resume. He’s a New York Times bestselling author several times over. He’s an award-winning journalist and producer. And his weekly EWTN show, The World Over Live, reaches more than 350 million global...

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Dorothy Day, As Seen By Her Granddaughter

New York City, N.Y., Mar 1, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for canonization has been opened, is the subject of a new book by her own granddaughter, Kate Hennessy. “My grandmother and my mother really thought carefully...

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Archbishop Chaput On His New Book About Life In A Post-Christian World

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a hard look at how Catholics in the United States can live their faith in a public square which has become post-Christian. CNA recently spoke with...

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Pope Lauds 'courageous' Witness Of Abuse Victim Who Chose To Forgive

Vatican City, Feb 14, 2017 / 02:17 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his preface for a book written by a survivor of clerical sex abuse, Pope Francis once again lamented the “monstrosity” of the act, calling the author, Daniel Pittet, courageous for his willingness to forgive his abuser and to share his...

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Want To Get Close To Your (Heavenly) Mother? Check Out This Book.

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan 22, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Catholics, it’s fairly par for the course to be questioned by non-Catholics about the Blessed Virgin Mary at some point. And that’s probably because the Catholic Church has a lot to say about her. Church teaching holds that Mary was...

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How The Catholic Author Of 'The Exorcist' Saw Good And Evil

Washington D.C., Jan 13, 2017 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Peter Blatty, whose fictionalized vision of demonic possession and Catholic exorcism transfixed a great swath of the American public, died on Thursday. In the 1960s he became a novelist and screenwriter, with only modest...

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Catholics In America -- Past, Present, Future

We are not of this world, and yet, while we’re here we have some serious obligations, including as citizens. Politics can be a challenging matter of conscience, as we’ve had close encounters with of late, and will continue to. Russell Shaw is a veteran writing about the Church and the public...

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New Book Calls Us To Follow In The Footsteps Of St. Teresa Of Kolkata...And Christ

Remember this Christmas, as you are being inundated with material pressures, that the Incarnation of God in Jesus Christ is the greatest of all gifts. And this fall we were given another gift: Celebrating what we have long known to be true: That Mother Teresa is a saint. To coincide with her...

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How Pope Francis Renewed Mark Shriver’s Faith

When Jorge Bergoglio stepped onto the balcony at the Vatican on March 13, 2013, as the newly elected leader of the 1.2 billion Catholics around the world, he made history as the first pope from Latin America and as the first Jesuit pope. But on that day the first-ever Pope Francis also made...

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New Catholic Thriller Takes On Proof Of Soul In DNA

Westchester, N.Y., Dec 12, 2016 / 11:02 pm (CNA).- What if proof for God's existence – and our very souls – could be found within our DNA? Published in September of this year by Howard Books, Bruce Buff's novel “The Soul of the Matter” is the first in his three-part fictional series that...

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Prometheus Back On The Loose

I realize it may be a bit early for Halloween, although a trip to any number of home improvement mega stores, department stores and supermarkets could make one think the holiday was yesterday. Now comes news that an Italian neuroscientist plans on performing the first human head transplant and...

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How Pope Francis' 'new Joy' Surprised Benedict XVI

Munich, Germany, Sep 12, 2016 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has said he is satisfied with the papacy of Pope Francis and sees “no contradictions” between their pontificates. “Yes, there is suddenly a new freshness in the Church, a new joy, a new charisma that addresses...