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What are sacramentals and how do they differ from sacraments?

Image above: Saint Simon Stock receiving the brown scapular from Our Lady - Ceiling of Santa Maria del Carmelo in Transpontina.

 

07 Aug 2020
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Knights of Columbus to report on Christian persecution in Nigeria

The Knights of Columbus announced a new initiative Thursday to report on Christian persecution in Nigeria, where at least 60,000 Christians have been killed in the past two decades.

07 Aug 2020
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US government considers ethics of aborted tissue research

A new federal ethics advisory board for fetal tissue research has convened to consider future federally-funded research proposals that involve tissue from aborted babies.

07 Aug 2020
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COVID Spurs Catholics to Take Another Look at Home Schooling

Parents weigh educational options as the new school year looms.

By Joan Frawley Desmond

07 Aug 2020
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Raphael's Greatest Masterpiece: The Transfiguration

On the Feast of the Transfiguration, we ar

07 Aug 2020
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The Jesuit Priests Who Survived Hiroshima

In the midst of the devastation, eight Jesuit missionaries who were in their rectory survived.

07 Aug 2020
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Flannery O'Connor should be studied, not cancelled, scholar tells Loyola leaders

Professor Angela Alaimo O’Donnell has studied Flannery O’Connor, an American Catholic author from the South, rather extensively.

07 Aug 2020
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Vatican: Baptisms administered 'in name of the community' are invalid

The Vatican’s doctrinal office issued Thursday a clarification on the sacrament of baptism, stating changes to the formula to emphasize community participation are not permitted.

06 Aug 2020
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Our Lady of the Snows

Inside the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggior

06 Aug 2020
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‘No One Has Experienced This’ in Lebanon: Beirut Blast Unleashes National Catastrophe

The only Middle East country with a Christian head of state is now in an unprecedented state due to a harbor explosion of chemicals more destructive than wartime devastation.

06 Aug 2020
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Transcript of EWTN News Nightly interview with President Donald Trump

EWTN News Nightly’s lead anchor

05 Aug 2020
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Lebanese priest: 'We need your prayers' after Beirut explosions

A Lebanese Catholic priest has asked believers around the world to pray for the people of his country, after two explosions in Beirut injured hundreds of people and are reported to have left at least 10 people dead.

05 Aug 2020