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Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

Can you answer these four challenging questions about Lent?

Lent / Easter

Take our Lent quiz! See how much you know about the tradition of Lent!

Spiritual Warfare. We are Led into the Desert to Fight the Devil

Spiritual Warfare. We are Led into the Desert to Fight the Devil Watch

U.S.

By Deacon Keith Fournier

The devil is not some figment of our imagination, but a malevolent fallen angel who, just as He tempted our first parents and tempted the Lord, ...

Liberty Counsel: We Mourn the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

Liberty Counsel: We Mourn the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

U.S.

By Liberty Counsel

"With the passing of Justice Scalia, the future of the High Court and the future of America is hanging in the balance.- Mat Staver, Founder and ...

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day

5 of the best non-traditional ways to celebrate Valentine's Day Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Are you tired of buying roses and chocolate every year? Are images of Cupid and his heart-shaped arrow starting to feel a little cheesy? Try these ...

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses

Saint Valentine and why we offer roses Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Roses are red, violets are blue, I have no idea why we give roses on Valentine's Day - how about you? 

Is Valentine's Day...? (Take the quick survey!)

Is Valentine's Day...? (Take the quick survey!)

Marriage & Family

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Catholic Online would like to invite you to take our short Valentine's survey. Sharing your opinion will help ...

Worldwide Christian persecution among four vital issues behind Pope and Russian patriarch's visit

Worldwide Christian persecution among four vital issues behind Pope and Russian patriarch's visit Watch

Living Faith

By Andrea Gagliarducci, CNA/EWTN News

The first, historic meeting between a Pope and a Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church does not come from nowhere. Both the Russian Orthodox ...

HILARIOUS PHOTOS! 'Fearless' Islamic State fighters caught deserting - dressed AS WOMEN!

HILARIOUS PHOTOS! 'Fearless' Islamic State fighters caught deserting - dressed AS WOMEN! Watch

Middle East

It is a grimly hilarious comment on the "fearless" forces fighting on behalf of the Islamic State. MailOnline says it can't independently ...

TOTALLY defeating Pope's purpose, Mexico City kills puppies, uproots homeless for papal visit

TOTALLY defeating Pope's purpose, Mexico City kills puppies, uproots homeless for papal visit Watch

Americas

Pope Francis has been a tireless advocate for the homeless and kindness to animals - and just in time for his visit to Mexico, officials in ...

Comparing some students to 'Catholic jihadis,' Mount St. Mary College president comes under fire

Comparing some students to 'Catholic jihadis,' Mount St. Mary College president comes under fire Watch

College & University

By Adelaide Mena and Matt Hadro, CNA News

Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary's University president is now under ...

Pray for Pope Francis' safety: Mexican gangs target priests

Pray for Pope Francis' safety: Mexican gangs target priests Watch

Americas

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Please pray for the safety of not only Pope Francis, but also for the priests and nuns targeted in Mexico.

Pope Francis' greeting to journalists during flight from Rome to Cuba (FULL TEXT: English)

Pope Francis' greeting to journalists during flight from Rome to Cuba (FULL TEXT: English) Watch

Americas

By Libreria Editrice Vaticana

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS IN MEXICO WITH PARK IN LA HABANA TO MATCH WITH SS KIRILL, PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA (12-18 ...

Can we set aside our differences?: Catholics and Russian Orthodox Patriarch unite for the first time in 1,000 years

Can we set aside our differences?: Catholics and Russian Orthodox Patriarch unite for the first time in 1,000 years Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Vatican recently announced the historic meeting between Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill.

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S.

Are YOU safe?: Zika spreads across the U.S. Watch

Health

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The first confirmed case of the Zika virus has been discovered in Alabama, making it the 20th U.S. state to be affected by the dangerous disease.

The Way of the Cross continues on

The Way of the Cross continues on Watch

Lent / Easter

By Tony Magliano

In his strong identification with the poor and vulnerable, Jesus makes it perfectly clear that when we meet the needs of these least brothers and ...

Take this thought provoking Stations of the Cross survey

Take this thought provoking Stations of the Cross survey

Lent / Easter

How familiar are you with the Stations of the Cross? Take the Catholic Online survey now to share your answers to our questions. Your responses will ...

How to Prevail Against All Odds

How to Prevail Against All Odds Watch

Blog

By Adele M. Gill, RN, BSN, CC

All too often, we as humans feel like we need to be right all the time, dominate, and have the last word during times of confrontation. Yet, the ...

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico

FULL SCHEDULE: Pope Francis' itinerary to Mexico Watch

Americas

The full itinerary for Pope Francis' visit to Mexico in February of next year has been announced. The trip by the pontiff will address ...

'Did you know how much we love you?': Mother reads heartbreaking letter for 4-year-old daughter who died of cancer

'Did you know how much we love you?': Mother reads heartbreaking letter for 4-year-old daughter who died of cancer Watch

Marriage & Family

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Lindsay Rhoades hoped to raise awareness of pediatric cancer by releasing a video in which she reads a letter to her little girl, who succumbed to ...

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure

Oldest copy of Old Testament recognized as world treasure Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The oldest surviving copy of the Old Testament was officially recognized as a world treasure by the United Nations Educations, Scientific and ...

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter

'God hasn't forsaken me': Church of England to release short films addressing serious topics for Lent and Easter Watch

Lent / Easter

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Church of England is set to launch its latest campaign called the "Psalm 22 project," which will feature stories of former homeless and ex drug ...

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos.

Experts locate UFO in mysterious NASA photos. Watch

Technology

UFO experts are abuzz over new photos released by NASA, which they think shows an alien craft orbiting a small asteroid.

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins'

More than a thousand 'super confessors' released by Pope Francis to tackle 'reserved sins' Watch

Living Faith

Those who commit "reserved sins," transgressions that are deemed especially egregious by the Catholic Church, will have another chance this ...

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer

'What could happen if every church would rise up in prayer': Christians join before U.S. Supreme Court to call for prayer Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Christians stand together outside the U.S. Supreme Court to call other believers to pray the pro-life law passes.

If 'Jubilee doesn't arrive to the pockets, it's not a true Jubilee,' Pope Francis says

If 'Jubilee doesn't arrive to the pockets, it's not a true Jubilee,' Pope Francis says Watch

Living Faith

By Elise Harris, CNA/EWTN News

For Pope Francis, mercy is not just spiritual, but is something that ought to be expressed in concrete acts of service and in sharing one's goods ...

'You can't have Jesus': NASA accused of censoring use of Christ's name

'You can't have Jesus': NASA accused of censoring use of Christ's name Watch

Living Faith

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Members of the Praise and Worship Club, composed of NASA employees, were shocked to receive a notice from NASA ordering they cease to include Jesus' ...