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Saint Patrick Calls All Christians to be Missionaries to this Age Watch

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We need to learn from this great missionary. He saw what was good in the culture and baptized what could be redeemed. He respected the ... continue reading

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Nuns work to stop violence in Nigeria Watch

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With widespread violence plaguing Nigeria, Catholic religious sisters in the country have united in the name of peace to counter the ... continue reading

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Married men could soon become priests in the Amazon. What would this mean for the Catholic Church? Watch

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Catholic leaders in the Amazon basin will meet next year to discuss the challenges they face. Perhaps their most pressing problem is an ... continue reading

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Asia Pacific

Solved? Forensic evidence offers clue to Amelia Earhart's disappearence Watch

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Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1936 during an attempt to circumnavigate the globe by air. Accompanying her was her navigator, Fred ... continue reading

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Learn St. Patrick's Prayer against Paganism

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This prayer of St. Patrick called "St. Patrick's Breast-Plate" was composed as he prepared for his most important battles against the ... continue reading

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Middle East

Syria, Seven Years Later Watch

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Seven years ago, on March 15, 2011, the Syrian Civil War began. Since then, the conflict in Syria has forced more than 5.4 million people ... continue reading

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Politics & Policy

North Korea asks for peace, seeks meeting with President Trump Watch

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President Trump is on the verge of the greatest win of his presidency, a meeting with North Korea. The dictator of the Hermit Kingdom, Kim ... continue reading

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'Annabelle: Creation': Catholic Exorcist discusses power of hit horror film and evil Watch

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What children read, what they see on the screen, can inspire them toward greater faithfulness. Conversely, Father Robert warns, it can lead ... continue reading

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Here's how Catholic Online is going to change your life, starting NOW! Watch

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What has Catholic Online been doing lately? We've been busy building some special, in-demand projects for our viewers. God has blessed our ... continue reading

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Business & Economics

Stock market tumbles, is a recession on the way? Watch

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Global markets have dropped for the past few days, and just this morning have rebounded. It remains to be seen if the recovery is ... continue reading

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The 2018 Olympic Games open with one ominous sign Watch

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The 2018 Olympic Games have opened in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The opening ceremonies saw the North and South Korean teams enter the ... continue reading

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Marriage & Family

Water Into Wine: The Battle Over Marriage

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If you're struggling in your marriage, follow the example of The Wedding Feast in Cana. Petition the Mother of Jesus to intercede. Tell her ... continue reading

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Living Faith

Pope Francis explains a crucifix is not just for decoration Watch

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On Sunday Pope Francis said that the crucifix is not just something decorative to hang on the wall or wear, it is an important sign of our ... continue reading

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Home & Food

17th century Catholic Monks brewed beer for liquid-only Lenten Fast Watch

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With the Lenten season fully in swing, Catholics are immersing themselves in 40 days of abstaining from sweets, technology, alcohol and ... continue reading

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College & University

Loras College announces new business school

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Already known for its legacy of successful, community-driven leaders, Loras College, Iowa's first college and the second oldest Catholic ... continue reading

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Christmas / Advent

Pope Francis's 'Urbi et Orbi' message (Full Text) Watch

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Pope Francis on Christmas Day said the commemoration of Christ's birth is an occasion to remember and pray for every child who suffers due ... continue reading

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Lent / Easter

Seven Deadly Sins: The Sin of Pride

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Whenever we pit ourselves against Church teaching and act as our own Magisterium, we reveal that we are in the grip of deadly pride. ... continue reading

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How people celebrate St. Patrick's Day around the world! Watch

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Festivals, parades, parties and more - St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in wonderfully unique ways across the globe! LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading

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Talented Dominican Sisters stir emotions with chart-topping Christmas album Watch

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Among other things, the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have been known to appear on game shows and to chat with Oprah ... continue reading

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Eminem speaks about his experience with abortion Watch

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After an abortion,men and women can experience deep feelings of sadness and emptiness, suicidal thoughts, dreams of the aborted child, ... continue reading

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Stem cell study provides new hope for MS patients Watch

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A new study involving patients in four countries has discovered that stem cells may stop multiple sclerosis and can even relieve symptoms. ... continue reading

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Christian Saints & Heroes

Surprising facts about Bl. Oscar Romero Watch

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In his role as Vicar General, Monsignor Ricardo Urioste was one of the closest collaborators of Oscar Romero, the archbishop of San ... continue reading

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Are we failing as stewards of creation? Scientists warn Earth is dying Watch

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On the sixth day, God gave man stewardship over the creatures of the Earth. With stewardship comes responsibility. According to scientists, ... continue reading

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Atheism, God, Science and Stephen Hawking Watch

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Famed physicist Stephen Hawking has died peacefully in Cambridge, age 76. The physicist was famous for his groundbreaking work in the field ... continue reading

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The importance of Sisters in schools

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In Lincoln, Nebraska, you can tell the seasons by the habits of the School Sisters of Christ the King. Denver, Colo. (CNA/EWTN News) - It's ... continue reading

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Daily Homilies

Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Culture of Life Watch

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Listen, put it into your heart, my youngest and dearest son, that the thing that frightens you, the thing that afflicts you, is nothing: ... continue reading

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Year of Faith

Let us Celebrate the Feast of All Saints. Let us Make Haste to our Brethren Watch

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Calling the saints to mind inspires, or rather arouses in us, above all else, a longing to enjoy their company, so desirable in itself. We ... continue reading

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The Sunshine and the Clouds: Five Years with Pope Francis Watch

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This past March 13, we celebrated the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis's election to the papacy. I recall five years ago watching EWTN's ... continue reading

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