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The Catholic Cultural Revival

By Joseph Pearce | It is twenty years since the late, great John Paul II wrote his Letter to Artists and, as such, it is timely to remind ourselves of the power of Christian beauty to evangelize the culture in which we live. All...

Archbishop Naumann: The Pro-Life Movement Must Be One of Mercy

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — The pro-life movement must be one of mercy, said Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, Thursday night, at the opening Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life...

The Woman of the Hour: The Role of Mary at the Wedding at Cana

By Claire Dwyer | Sunday, Jan. 20, is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Mass Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 96: 1-2, 2-3, 7-8, 9-10; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11. The Gospel this week, focusing on...

Letters 01.20.18

By The Editors | Family Film If the reviewer of Mary Poppins Returns in the recent edition of the Register (Dec. 14 online and page B3 last issue, Jan. 6), Steven D. Greydanus, had been given a balloon at the end of the film,...

TV Picks 01.20.19

By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, Jan. 20, midnight Vulnerable: The Euthanasia Deception EWTN This documentary uses first-person accounts to expose euthanasia’s horrors in Belgium and debunk the myths...

Amazing! Watch the March for Life from Beginning to End in a One-Minute Time Lapse!

This is so cool! Yesterday, hundreds of thousands stood up for the life in Washington, D.C. at the 46th annual March for

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Ben Shapiro: “We are the Guardians of His Most Precious Creations,” He Says in Powerful March for Life Speech

Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro had some amazing things to say during his speech at the 2019 March for Life today! His

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Sound Board: Connecting with Jesus through the 'Godspell'

Recently the curtain went up on the Iroquois High School Drama Club production of "Godspell." While there have been many productions and revivals of the 1971 original, I was proud to be a part of this production. There are challenges inherent in pulling any production together, but "Godspell" presented its own unique ones.

Catholic Health secures $5 million funding for D'Youville College Health Professions Hub

Catholic Health has obtained $5.07 million from Community Partners of WNY to support the development of D'Youville College's Health Professions Hub. In October, leaders from the college and the health system announced plans to collaborate on the 50,000 square-foot clinical training center, which will create a unique and innovative learning environment for students, while offering families in the college's West Side neighborhood greater access to high quality primary care services.

Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Issues Invitation to Celebrate Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

WASHINGTON--Bishop Joseph C. Bambera of Scranton, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, invites all to celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which takes place January 18-25, 2019. This week provides an opportunity to join together and pray as Jesus did “that they may all be one.” (John 17:21) The practice, originally called the Christian Unity Octave, was first observed in 1908 by Fr. Paul Wattson and Sr. Lurana White, co-founders of the Society of Atonement. Today, it is a collaborative project by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

This year’s theme is “Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue.” (Deuteronomy 16:20). It was chosen by Christians from Indonesia, highlighting the unique opportunity the call for justice plays in our ecumenical efforts. According to Graymoor Ecumenical & Interreligious Institute (GEII) who promotes the Week of Prayer in the United States, Christian communities "become newly aware of their unity as they join in a common concern and a common response to an unjust reality. At the same time, confronted by these injustices, we are obliged, as Christians, to examine the ways in which we are complicit. Only by heeding Jesus’s prayer 'that they all may be one' can we witness to living unity in diversity. It is through our unity in Christ that we will be able to combat injustice and serve the needs of its victims."

Further information and other resources for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity are available at
Keywords: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity


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