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If Christ Has Not Been Raised Our Preaching and Our Faith is Empty

If Christ Has Not Been Raised Our Preaching and Our Faith is Empty Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

When we learn to embrace the implications of that empty tomb, and allow grace to work within us, we are made ready for eternity - by living ...

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Christian Has a Vocation

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Christian Has a Vocation Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The Church is a seed, sign and beginning of the kingdom, making the kingdom present in a world which is wounded by the effects of sin but waiting ...

Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by Islamic State

Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by Islamic State Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis at risk of an assassination attempt by ISIL'Band of criminals' could have Pope Francis in its sights prior to his visits to Albania, ...

Patriarchs ask faithful to help 'save Christianity in the Middle East'

Patriarchs ask faithful to help 'save Christianity in the Middle East' Watch

Living Faith

Five Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs from the Middle East urged Westerners to take action to help ensure that Christians and other minorities ...

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God

With just six months to live, news anchorman finds comfort with God Watch

Living Faith

An Illinois news anchorman with Champaign WCIA-TV shared heartbreaking news with his viewers on September 11, revealing that after a lengthy ...

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

Did a Catholic Online candle contribute to a miracle? Here's a yes!

Living Faith

Catholic Online has received many comments thanking us for sharing the prayers of the faithful. Catholic Online has a vibrant prayer community and we ...

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III

Pope Francis denounces ongoing global conflict as 'piecemeal' World War III Watch

Living Faith

In his visit to the Redipuglia monument, the resting place of 1000,000 Italian soldiers killed during World War I, Pope Francis condemned ...

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Watch

Living Faith

By Fr Peter M. J. Stravinskas,Ph.D., S.T.D.

Every cross borne by any believer in history gains meaning and becomes life-giving when it is brought into a relationship with the Cross, the ...

Two U.S. priests appointed by Pope Francis to address clergy sexual abuse

Two U.S. priests appointed by Pope Francis to address clergy sexual abuse Watch

Living Faith

Addressing the sexual abuse of minors by clergy within the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has appointed two U.S. priests to top positions at the ...

Cardinal George compares forcing of sexual agenda to Sharia law

Cardinal George compares forcing of sexual agenda to Sharia law Watch

Living Faith

Cardinal George has criticized the imposition of a "public creed" to force acceptance of sexual depravity across the nation, enforced with the power ...

The truth about climate change

The truth about climate change

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

"Can we remain indifferent before the problems associated with such realities as climate change .  loss of productivity in vast agricultural ...

Jesus Spent the Night In Prayer. Maybe We Should Follow His Example

Jesus Spent the Night In Prayer. Maybe We Should Follow His Example Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

What jumped off the page as I proclaimed the Gospel is the importance and priority of prayer. Before Jesus made this historic and eternal decision ...

Pope Francis, Vatican actively pursuing better relations with Mainland China

Pope Francis, Vatican actively pursuing better relations with Mainland China Watch

Living Faith

While as a nation it remains largely inscrutable and resilient to criticism in regards to human rights, Mainland China, along with both the ...

Controversial Chick-fil-A founder dies at 93

Controversial Chick-fil-A founder dies at 93 Watch

Living Faith

Fiercely Southern Baptist, S. Truett Cathy taught Sunday school to 13-year-old boys for more than 50 years. The founder of the Chick-fil-A freely ...

Catholic teacher sues diocese after she was fired for...

Catholic teacher sues diocese after she was fired for... Watch

Marriage & Family

A Roman Catholic schoolteacher who says she was fired for trying to become pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF) will have her case heard in ...

We Do Not Shop for a Church, the Church is a Gift

We Do Not Shop for a Church, the Church is a Gift Watch

Living Faith

By Deacon Keith A Fournier

I understand that some people have been dissatisfied with their experiences of what is presented as Church in some circles. That was clear in a ...

On 9/11/2014 Catholic Online will launch a new website detailing the worldwide plight of Persecuted Christians - here's how you can see it first

On 9/11/2014 Catholic Online will launch a new website detailing the worldwide plight of Persecuted Christians - here's how you can see it first

Living Faith

Catholic Online is pleased to announce that it will soon support the launch of a sister site to raise awareness and activism for the plight of ...

REPORT: One in 10 girls worldwide sexually abused

REPORT: One in 10 girls worldwide sexually abused Watch

Marriage & Family

The world has a long way to go in regards to respecting its female inhabitants, according to a new United Nations reports. The grim statistics ...

Pope Francis more powerful advocate for peace than U.N., Shimon Peres proclaims

Pope Francis more powerful advocate for peace than U.N., Shimon Peres proclaims Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis is more powerful than the United Nation when it comes to advocating peace, former Israeli President Shimon Peres says. Peres, ...

STUDY: For children, there is NO 'amicable divorce'

STUDY: For children, there is NO 'amicable divorce' Watch

Marriage & Family

"Amicable divorce," which usually refers to the dissolution of a marriage without bad feelings or upheavals on the part of the parents still do ...

LARGELY FATHERLESS: 36 percent of those turning 21 this year grew up without dads

LARGELY FATHERLESS: 36 percent of those turning 21 this year grew up without dads Watch

Marriage & Family

Approximately 36 percent of the American generation, more than a third, born from 1993 through 2012, due to turn 21 this year, were born to ...

'Know that I am with you in prayer always,' Pope tells priest in Iraq

'Know that I am with you in prayer always,' Pope tells priest in Iraq Watch

Living Faith

By CNA/EWTN News

After sending a letter to Pope Francis on the plight Iraqi refugees fleeing ISIS violence, Fr. Behnam Benoka received a phone call from the ...

Taste challenge: Are these America's best burgers?

Taste challenge: Are these America's best burgers? Watch

Home & Food

Zagat has released a survey of the best burgers in the United States. Sure to inspire controversy and more than a little debate - all of it ...

Labor Day: Human Work Has Been Raised to the Grandeur of God

Labor Day: Human Work Has Been Raised to the Grandeur of God

Living Faith

By Deacon F.K. Bartels

When God Incarnate entered into our created world, he sanctified humankind and the labor in which men engage in order to shape creation. It is in ...

International community has done too little in Syria and Iraq, Cardinal Vegliò declares

International community has done too little in Syria and Iraq, Cardinal Vegliò declares Watch

Living Faith

Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò met with Pope Francis last week. The President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants, ...

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other'

Pope: 'God wants us to grow in the ability to come together, forgive each other' Watch

Living Faith

Pope Francis, addressing more than 12,000 people that had gathered for the pope's catechesis and blessing, touched upon a common human trait that ...

Challenging the just war theory

Challenging the just war theory

Living Faith

By Tony Magliano

Is there such a thing as a just war? Can the massive death and destruction of armed conflict ever be morally justified by followers of the Prince of ...

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

How much power do you really have? More than you think!

Living Faith

Earlier this year, representatives from Catholic Team Global donated a batch of XO Tablets to a humble Catholic school. Now, Catholic Team Global is ...