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  • What happens when women pray?

    What happens when women pray?

    • May 30, 2017

    The vocation of Catholic womanhood can be fully realized only through prayer. A new book shows how different women use the Eucharist, Mary, Saints, and the Rosary to help form their prayer life; keeping in mind the words of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen: “To a great extent the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood.”

  • Archbishop says Girl Scouts embody ‘hostile secular culture’

    Archbishop says Girl Scouts embody ‘hostile secular culture’

    • May 8, 2017

    Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas recently decided that parishes in his archdiocese would stop hosting Girl Scout troops, affiliating instead with the American Heritage Girls. In a Crux interview, he said it’s indicative of “an increasingly hostile secular culture, which is promoting things very different from the Gospel of Jesus Christ and our vision of the human person.”

  • Diocese says ‘ordination’ of woman as Catholic priest not valid

    Diocese says ‘ordination’ of woman as Catholic priest not valid

    • May 4, 2017

    The Catholic Diocese of Charlotte said it would be sinful to receive a fake sacrament from a woman priest and that includes attending a fake Mass. The statement came after the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests held an ordination ceremony in North Carolina, and announced they had ordained a female Catholic priest.

  • Why avoiding the Girl Scouts is a ‘sane, balanced’ move

    Why avoiding the Girl Scouts is a ‘sane, balanced’ move

    • May 3, 2017

    Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City has reached a sane, balanced conclusion in deciding to transition his diocese away from the Girl Scouts. Available evidence shows women are much better off if they take sex seriously, understand its natural links with marriage and kids, delay sex at best until marriage, practice a faith, and avoid nonmarital parenting, abortion, and divorce.

  • Both sides on abortion debate ponder if pro-lifers can also be feminists

    Both sides on abortion debate ponder if pro-lifers can also be feminists

    • Apr 15, 2017

    Can pro-lifers be feminist? Women met for a panel discussion on the issues, hailing from both sides of the abortion debate. Though the panelists did not agree on abortion they ultimately admitted that more must be done to provide appropriate health care for women and that the tags and and labels are mostly hindering that goal.

  • Rome summit marks launch of ‘African Catholicism 2.0’

    Rome summit marks launch of ‘African Catholicism 2.0’

    • Mar 26, 2017

    A March 22-25 summit of African Catholic leaders in Rome was far too complex to summarize, but perhaps the best stab at a big-picture take-away is that it marked the launch of ‘African Catholicism 2.0’: More universally oriented, more honest about itself, and more balanced in its judgment of the ‘other.’

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