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Pope Francis Shows His Cards, Eye of the Tiber’s Samer Naoum, Synod Roundup and Much More!

By TITO EDWARDS | Pope Francis Shows His Cards by Joe Heschmeyer of Shameless Popery – BigPulpit.com

Praying Rosary Is Our Secret Weapon Against ISIS – Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith, The Catholic Herald

Eye of the Tiber’s Samer Naoum’s…

Synod Closes With Clearer Vision Than When It Opened

By EDWARD PENTIN | The Third Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on marriage and family life concluded this weekend, with Pope Francis praising the two-week meeting for its “spirit of collegiality and of synodality” and particip…

Christian Ministers Told to Perform Same-Sex ‘Weddings’ or Face Jail

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | BOISE, Idaho — Two Christian ministers in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, could face legal punishment or be forced to sell their nearly 100-year-old wedding chapel for declining to perform same-sex “wedding” ceremonies…

Marriage — The Silver Bullet for a Strong Society

By VIVKI BURBACH | The topic of divorce and remarriage has become one of great import at this month’s Synod of the Family. But while the bishops continue to discuss how to best evangelize families, especially those that are hurting, I hope they…

Letting Christ — Not Confusion — Reign

By FATHER ROGER LANDRY | On the middle Sunday of the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization, every Catholic parish in the world providentially focused on Jesus’ parable about the…

‘Tireless Apostle’ Paul VI Beatified

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — Pope Paul VI was a “courageous Christian,” a “tireless apostle” and the “great helmsman” of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Francis said in his homily at Paul’s beatifi…

Interreligious Marriage in India Poses Pastoral Concerns

By ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — While some countries face family issues such as divorce and polygamy, the synod’s Indian participants have voiced concern for interreligious marriages, which pose pastoral concerns across Asia…

Hard Winter Looms for Iraq’s ‘Betrayed’ Christian Refugees

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | ERBIL, Iraq — Despite efforts by northern Iraq’s Catholic bishops to ensure that Christians and other refugees can survive the winter, housing shortages and a significant lack of financial support continue to pose seriou…

Cardinal Etchegaray: Blessed Paul VI Was ‘Missionary Pope’

By ANDREA GAGLIARDUCCI/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Blessed Paul VI was a missionary Pope who wished to bring the light of the Gospel all over the world, a cardinal who worked with him recalled.

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, 92, vice-dean of the…

Spousal Benefits for Same-Sex Partners at Catholics Universities and Hospitals

By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND | SOUTH BEND, Ind.— Early this month, the University of Notre Dame confirmed that it would provide spousal benefits to “legally married same-sex spouses.”

“On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to …

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