Humanae Vitae Giving Day * * * by Jason Evert Contraception is nothing new; history records people using various methods of birth control four thousand years ago. Ancient people swallowed potions…
What can evangelize the world? A good Catholic school.
The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said in a new apostolic letter.
Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas
We live in a difficult age which, in many ways, harkens back to the dark world into which Christ was born - a world where humanity is lost in a darkness which is often of its own making. This darkness is generated by the human hea... Read More On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the world will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three young children in Fatima, Portugal. Our Lady told the three children, “My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge, and the way that will lead you to God.” I am pleased to inform y... Read More
Why Catholic Schools Do Well
Parents are often unaware of the significant advantages offered by Catholic schools.
What makes a Catholic church Catholic?
Catholic churches in the past were immediately recognizable by their exterior grandeur as well as their interior parts; today, that may not be as true — but there are still …
Catholic Church Architecture Part 1 of 10: Architectural Theology
Dr. Denis McNamara, faculty member at the Liturgical Institute in Mundelein, Illinois, speaks on the concept of architectural theology.
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On
The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On In a recent interview with the Argentine publication Viva, Pope Francis issued a list of 10 tips to be a happier person, based on his own life experiences The Pope encouraged people to be more positive and generous, to turn off the TV and find healthier forms of leisure, and even to stop trying to convert people to one’s own religion. But his number one piece of advice came in the form of a somewhat cliche Italian phrase that means, “move forward and let others do the same.” It’s basically the Italian equivalent of, “live and let live.” You can check out the full list below. The Pope gives a thumbs up to an…
What is the Apostolic Pardon?
As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …