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Islam and Violence: Actually, It’s Complicated

By Steven D. Greydanus | When it comes to Islam and violence, there are main two bumper-sticker schools of thought. One is the irenic line popularized by the George W. Bush administration:...

St. Joseph, ‘Terror of Demons’, is a Powerful Man Indeed

By Patti Armstrong | The Power of St. Joseph How much attention to you give to the man who was the earthly adoptive father and protector of Jesus, and the virtuous husband to Mary?  Imagine how much Jesus and Mary love him. He...

Mixed Reviews for History Channel's New Lenten Series ‘Jesus: His Life’

By Kathy Schiffer | First let me say something positive: I like the visuals in the History Channel’s new eight-part Lenten series, Jesus: His Life. The acting is professional; the setting is authentically “Middle Eastern...

Was Saint Joseph Happy?

By John Clark | Saint Joseph, husband to Mary and foster father to Jesus, is the patron saint of a happy death. Perhaps especially for Catholic husbands and fathers, St. Joseph should also be our model for a happy life. The...

Revolutionary War Hero Ethan Allen's Daughter Became a Nun After an Apparition of St. Joseph

By Stephanie Mann | Sister Frances Margaret (Fanny) Allen of the Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph died on Sept. 10, 1819 in Montreal at the Hotel-Dieu, the hospital and convent founded by Venerable Jerome Le Royer, Venerable...

How Did Cain Find A Wife, Does Christ’s Church Need to Be Restored, Sacred Music, and More!

By Tito Edwards | How Did Cain Find A Wife? ☩ Kosloski at Aleteia +1 Does Christ’s Church Need to Be ‘Restored’? ☩ Douglas M. Beaumont at Catholic Answers Magazine +1 Keep Sacred Music Sacred ☩ K.E....

How the Big Easy Celebrates St. Joseph

By Perry West/CNA | NEW ORLEANS— Catholic culture is everywhere in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is the city’s defining celebration. The city’s cathedral is one of its most well-known landmarks. And in the days...

How to Not Be a Workaholic, According to St. Joseph the Worker

By Joseph Pronechen | Three years ago, Zachary Morgan was working between 80 and 110 hours a week. At the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, he facilitated the marriage program at the Cathedral...

Fathers Know Best? Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Surprising Animated Dads

By Steven D. Greydanus | Right now the two most exciting names in American animation are Phil Lord and Chris Miller. From their breakout film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 10 years ago and their...

St. Joseph — A Gentle Saint With a Powerful Trust in God

By Theresa Doyle-Nelson | Behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the holy Spirit that this child has...