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Fertility awareness website founders inform women on scientific, holistic alternative to birth control
Emily Frase (right) and Mary Bruno have a launched a new website, FAbM, for women seeking effective alternatives to artificial birth control. / Courtesy of Emily Frase and Mary Bruno Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 21, 2021 / 10:21 am (CNA). The founder of a new nonprofit dedicated to fertility awareness wants women to ask questions. […]
That Jesus taught His disciples to pray for the coming of the kingdom (Mt 6:9–13; Lk 11:2–4) long before they could fully understand its true nature has long intrigued me. Clearly, Jesus intends to lead […]
I was on a Zoom conference call a couple of weeks ago. The face of one of the men on the screen was especially old and cranky. He had squinty eyes behind wire-rimmed glasses reminiscent […]
National Catholic Register Pope Francis speaks after delivering his Angelus address at the Vatican Nov. 21. ‘When Jesus reigns in the heart, he frees it,’ the Holy Father reminded the faithful Nov. 21.
Pope Francis tells young people: ‘Dream and live, be free and authentic, be the critical conscience of society.’
Pope Francis to young people: “You have been entrusted with an exciting but also challenging task: to stand tall while everything around us seems to be collapsing; to be sentinels prepared to see the light…to be builders amid the many ruins of today’s world; to be capable of dreaming.”
Pope Francis addresses a message to participants at the Ecclesial Assembly opening Sunday in Mexico City bringing together representatives of the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean. He encourages them to start by listening to each other and being courageously open to new horizons.
All Lock, No Key By Anthony Domestico November 21, 2021 One could compose a review of Cathy Curtis’s disappointing A Splendid Intelligence: The Life of Elizabeth Hardwick just by quoting Curtis’s subject on the disappointments of literary biography. Here is Hardwick, one of the great American writers of the twentieth century, on the deadly tidying […]
This Sunday’s Gospel, the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year B, gives us two crucial examples to learn from. First, Christ is an example of how to be courageous when we are faced by the Pontius Pilates of the world. But a second example is just as important — we […]
More unrest has erupted in the Netherlands and protests elsewhere in Europe against new lockdown rules amid rising COVID-19 cases across the continent. Dutch police said several people were injured and dozens detained in the turmoil.