Rash of Desecrations Target Catholic Churches in Jersey City

The skyline of Jersey City where multiple acts of desecration of Catholic churches have occurred in the past year.

The face of a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was found smeared with dog feces outside of a downtown Jersey City, NJ church. It was the fourth act of desecration to occur in the area in the past year.

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Bahamian Catholics Struggle to Cope After Hurricane Dorian

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the tiny island nation of the Bahamas, Catholics are struggling to cope with the massive destruction of their property and lifestyle, but are relying on their faith to carry them through this dark time.

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Bishops Mourn Victims of Texas Shooting

The U.S. Bishops have issued a statement calling the faithful to prayer after the August 31 shooting incident in Midland and Odessa, Texas that left seven dead and wounded 22 others, including a 17-month-old baby. This shooting marks the 18th mass shooting in the U.S. in 2019.

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Our Lady of Knock ~ Silent Messenger of Hope

Our Lady of Knock Chapel of Apparitions, at Knock Shrine in County Mayo, Ireland (wikimedia)

This August marks the 140th anniversary of an event of the highest spiritual significance for the people of Ireland, and in fact, for the faithful of the world.

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Three Ways to Restore Faith in the Real Presence

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Once again, the latest Pew Research study has found continued erosion in belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist among Catholics and it has kicked off another round of hand-wringing among the faithful. We’ve been blaming poor catechesis for decades, and nothing’s changed. Maybe we need to take a look at some new ideas.

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Miracle Approved for Beatification of Ven. Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The miraculous recovery of a stillborn baby, whose parents turned to Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen for help, has been officially approved by Pope Francis, thus paving the way for the beatification of the popular televangelist.

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The Fight for Religious Liberty Continues {VIDEO}

When we originally posted this video back in 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court was set to deliver a landmark ruling on a case involving the Little Sisters of the Poor and other Catholic entities whose religious freedom was being jeopardized by a government mandate.

The battle for religious liberty continues today, with recent rulings in favor of several Christian bakers and the Little Sisters of the Poor petition of the United States Supreme Court for protection under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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