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Home Video Picks & Passes 08.19.18

By Steven D. Greydanus | Hoosiers (1986) — PICK Secretariat (2010) — PICK A couple of beloved sports films are among recent arrivals on streaming video: a family-friendly movie about horses and...

How Dorothy Day Came to Choose the Hard Path

By Charles Lewis | DOROTHY DAY An Introduction to Her Life and Thought By Terrence Wright Ignatius, 2018 162 pages, $15.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   To begin to understand the late...

How to Be Wise in Evil Days

By Jimmy Akin | Sunday, Aug. 19, is the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year B). Mass Readings: Proverbs 9:1-6, Psalm 34:2-7, Ephesians 5:15-20, John 6:51-58. In the first century, the number of believers in...

Bishop Morlino: ‘Homosexual Subculture’ a Source of Devastation in the Church

By Catholic News Agency | MADISON, Wis. — In response to the sexual abuse crises involving disgraced Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and the release of the Pennsylvania grand jury report, Bishop...

Cardinal Wuerl Cancels World Meeting of Families Appearance

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON —  Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington has canceled his scheduled participation at the Church’s World Meeting of Families, which will be held next week in...

Remembering the Revolution of Denver’s World Youth Day 1993

By Roxanne King | “No water bottle, no camera, no sunscreen and no rain jacket. That’s how I showed up for the first day of World Youth Day 1993.” So recalled Father Randy Dollins, vicar general for the...

Active Homosexuality in the Priesthood Helped Cause This Crisis

By Msgr. Charles Pope | There is a line in the Acts of the Apostles that I once found humorous: So the word of God continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem continued to grow rapidly. Even a large number of...

Are We Really ‘in This Boat Together’?

By Katrina Fernandez | Fr. Thomas Rosica, C.S.B. posted a message yesterday, which said in part: This has been the summer from hell for the Catholic Church and our sins are blatantly exposed for the world to see. The recent...

Ignatius Press at 40 Years: An Interview with Fr. Joseph Fessio

By Justin McClain | As a frequent writer, I get to interact with various faithful Catholic publishing agencies at different levels — as an author, consultant, book reviewer, and in other realms of ministerial collaboration. I am...

Eucharist, Parenthood, Communion of Persons

By John Grondelski | Last week, in the context of Jesus’ ongoing Eucharistic teaching, we looked at the communion of persons which constitutes marriage. While marriage is a distinct institution, with its own identity, rights and...