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In the Wake of the Notre Dame Fire, Prayers for Rebirth Out of Ruin

By Michael Warsaw | The near destruction of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris this Monday of Holy Week shook the world, as millions of people watched, in person or through the media, flames consume...

New Medicare-for-All Bill Includes Free Abortion

By Matthew Archbold | Surprise, surprise. The latest bill that has become a popular banner for many Democrat presidential candidates to march under, including Senators Bernie Sanders Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala...

Waking Up on Good Friday

By Amanda Evinger | “O Christ, Son of God, as I contemplate the great sufferings You endured for us on the Cross, I hear You saying to my soul: 'It is not in jest that I have loved you... I see that You suffered during Your life...

9 Things You Need to Know About Good Friday

By Jimmy Akin | Note: This article originally appeared at the Register on March 28, 2013.   Good Friday is the most somber day of the Christian year. It is the day our Savior died for us. It is the day we were redeemed from...

The Often-Overlooked Saints of Good Friday

By Thomas Craughwell | Of Christ’s eleven surviving apostles and who-knows-how-many disciples and followers, only a tiny handful had the courage to stand at the foot of his cross. There was the Blessed Virgin Mary, of course,...

US Dioceses Continue Acts of Public Reparation for Sexual-Abuse Scandal

By Joseph O’Brien | The faithful who entered St. George Church in Guilford, Connecticut, Feb. 16 were met by a scene full of white roses and blue delphiniums filing the church’s interior with their...

Just Where He Wanted To Be

By John Grondelski | John’s Passion, read on Good Friday, is laconic about what happened that day: “There, they crucified him, and with Him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle” (John 19: 18). John is silent...

Hold the Cross Higher So I Can See It Amid the Flames

By Ryan and Mary-Rose Verret | Even the least “religious” of France and the world were praying that the endless fire would halt. Catholics who had long since left Mother Church were lamenting that they had intended to visit...

The ‘Seven Last Words’ of Christ on the Cross

By Father Raymond J. de Souza | Editor’s Note: The Seven Last Words, taped at EWTN April 11, will be broadcast on Good Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern, hosted by Father Raymond J. de...

Former Megachurch Pastors Share the ‘Revolution’ of Catholic Communion

By Peter Jesserer Smith | STOCKHOLM — Five years ago, Ulf and Birgitta Ekman surprised the world of evangelical Protestantism by leaving the Swedish megachurch they founded to come into full...