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Our mission is to provide a perspective on the news of the day as seen through the eyes of the Magisterium. We assist Catholics in engaging the culture with confidence in the saving and sanctifying Gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Founded over one hundred years ago, Homiletic & Pastoral Review is one of the most well-respected pastoral magazines in the world. Priests and laymen alike have relied on HPR for decades.
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CWR provides full coverage of the news and events affecting the Church around the world, asking questions and examining issues the mainstream media avoids. It features interviews with important Church leaders as well as a comprehensive look at topics ranging from bioethics and life issues to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Asia, from the latest vocation news around the world to the ongoing culture wars in the United States.
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OnePeterFive exists as a place to begin rebuilding the Catholic ethos. We’re not just here to zero in on the problems, but to offer concrete solutions. We want to restore Catholic culture, rebuild the Church as a patron of the arts, reinvigorate the family and the traditions that keep it strong, reform the liturgy, support vocations, dust off the old devotions and make them relevant again. We want to help infuse the world with beautiful music, inspiring art, families that pray together, parishes centered around the Eucharist, strong communities, and a new generation of Catholics who can effectively bring the Gospel message to a world hostile to that message.
Stacks Image 41 Daily News reports are widely circulated reports on important developments in the United States, Canada and around the world. Their purpose is to provide balance and more accurate coverage on culture, life and family matters than is usually given by other media. Available by free daily email subscription and on
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“A site of film appreciation, information and criticism informed by Christian faith” was how I first described Decent Films back in 2000. I wrote then, and write now, out of an abiding love of good movies, good writing and good conversation. I write as a Catholic Christian, with the hope of addressing interested readers of my own faith, of other faiths and of none. I have learned and benefitted a great deal from critics and other writers with outlooks different from my own, and my work is offered in that spirit.
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Word on Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media apostolate that supports the work of Bishop Robert Barron and reaches millions of people to draw them into— or back to— the Catholic faith.
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SQPN, the Star Quest Production Network, is a Catholic non-profit organization that serves the Church, evangelizes the world, and forms authentic community.

Trideo is the audio & video branch of SQPN. Trideo produces programs for television, radio and internet at the intersection of faith and modern culture for an international audience.
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The mission of is to give faithful Catholics the information, encouragement, and perspective they need to become an active force for renewal in the Church and in society, working to shape an authentically Christian culture in a secular world.
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Catholic Answers is an apostolate dedicated to serving Christ by bringing the fullness of Catholic truth to the world. We help good Catholics become better Catholics, bring former Catholics “home,” and lead non-Catholics into the fullness of the faith.
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The Second Edition English Translation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church includes the corrections promulgated by Pope John Paul II on 8 September 1997. These corrections to the English text of the Catechism of the Catholic Church were made to harmonize it with the official Latin text promulgated by Pope John Paul II on the same date.
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EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 36th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 networks broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 268 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. Platforms include direct broadcast satellite television and radio services; radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and almost 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio station; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including The National Catholic Register newspaper, and two global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.
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The Vatican's official news network.
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Catholic News Service is a leading agency for religious news. Our mission is to report fully, fairly and freely on the involvement of the church in the world today.
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Jennifer Fulwiler writes about conversion, life with small children and, if the season’s right, scorpions. Her posts are always entertaining, unfailingly penetrating and usually worth sharing at least twice.
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Julie Davis has been blogging since the early days, and she’s as down-to-earth now as
she was then. Her blogging includes links to other sites of interest, book reviews, movie comments and art. Yes, art.
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My name is Jimmy Akin, and I am your blog host.

I was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. But at age 20 I experienced a profound conversion to Christ. I planned on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, and I started an intensive study of the Bible. The thing was, the more he immersed myself in Scripture, the more I found it to support the Catholic faith. Eventually, I had to become Catholic, which I did in 1992. My conversion story, “A Triumph and a Tragedy,” is published in the book Surprised By Truth.

These days, I am a Senior Apologist at Catholic Answers, a member on the Catholic Answers Speakers Bureau, a weekly guest on the global radio program “Catholic Answers Live,” a contributor to Catholic Answers Magazine, and the author of more publications than you can shake a stick at. My books include The Fathers Know Best, Mass Revision, and The Salvation Controversy. I hope you’ll check them out!
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As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. With the Blessed Virgin Mary as our intercessor and guide, Life Teen seeks to unleash the fullness of the Sacramental power present within the young Church.
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We are here to serve and support you as you labor to bring the light of our Catholic Faith to others. Whether you are volunteers or professionals, work in your home, school, or parish, you will find in us a community of faithful Catholics ready to share with you and hoping to learn from your tips and suggestions.

It is our hope that you will visit this site often and even consider contributing your own wisdom, experience and insight to all of us. We are all volunteers, giving of our time and talent free of charge, and we appreciate and enjoy interacting with readers from all over the world!
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Founded in 1993, the mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to promote and defend faithful Catholic education.

The Society seeks to fulfill its mission in numerous ways, including supporting education that is faithful to the teaching and tradition of the Catholic Church; producing and disseminating research and publications on developments and best practices in Catholic education; and keeping Catholic leaders and families informed.
Stacks Image 128 is the central place of dialogue between Catholics and atheists. It's built around three things: reason, faith, and dialogue. You'll find articles, videos, and rich comment box discussion concerning life's Big Questions.
The site was created by Brandon Vogt ( and operates under the aegis of Word on Fire.
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Not only is this a lovely website, but it’s also a complete prayer
experience. You can select whether you want to pray in real time with a “worldwide rosary” or on your own. You can also share your intentions.
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The Catholic Business Journal is a premiere online business platform where Catholic business professionals can exchange ideas, create new ventures, explore faith-based solutions to challenging business and human resource problems, post jobs and resumes, and foster new opportunities to serve together, ultimately, a higher purpose.

Fully faithful to the teaching magisterium of the Catholic church, the Catholic Business Journal is dedicated to fostering a seamless integration of faith and work in the practical arena of business.
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An excellent Catholic magazine that offers both a free online version and a paid print version.
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Founded by Randy Hain and Deacon
Mike Bickerstaff, this is an e-magazine that focuses on integrating faith, family and work. It features timely articles, quotes from the saints, questions and answers and blogs.
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Catholic Exchange seeks to enable all to be enriched and strengthened in their Christian faith as proclaimed by the Catholic Church. By offering accessible articles and helpful tools for spiritual growth, we seek to make saints in our own time — especially among those who live busy lives but still seek to grow in friendship with Christ.
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This is a site to help build community among Catholic Dads. Catholic moms rock when it comes to building community. We men…not so good. That is what Catholic Dads is all about. Here we can share stories. Discus the issues of the day. Give advice. Share our faith. You know, guy stuff. So join the fun. Submit your blog and join us.
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IGNITUM TODAY is a website co-founded by Tito Edwards and Stacy Trasancos in 2011 for young adults who wanted to evangelize through writing. Lots of people were starting blogs, the blog-boom if you will, and we wanted to offer a platform for bloggers to unite and gain exposure.

Roughly 200 writers have passed our way. Many of the first writers are still here; others have moved on to new writing positions or other pursuits altogether with their careers and families. We now have a team of volunteer editors to help oversee publication. Nothing is worth doing if it does not lead to Heaven, and every new Catholic writer that adds a voice to the communion of the faithful makes the Catholic presence that much more luminous and outstanding in the world.
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Who said raising Catholic kids was boring? As someone who’s decidedly craft-challenged, I appreciate Lacy Rabideau’s sunny
instructions and her plethora of ideas. She makes it easy to smile
about sharing the Faith with my kids.
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Some people, I have decided, must not sleep, and Monica
McConkey is one of them. How else do you explain the way she transforms things like egg cartons into a liturgical feast day celebration center-
piece, complete with a prayer service and a pseudo-bingo game on top?
Well, OK, I’m exaggerating, but only
slightly. Equipping Catholic Families shares plenty of ways to involve your whole family in actively being Catholic.
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The Catholic version of the Drudge Report!
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This site is dynamite! For all intents and purposes, it's a Catholic encyclopedia.
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Founded in 1867, The Wanderer is the oldest independent Catholic newspaper in America. You'll get news here you won't get anywhere else. I highly recommend this paper, which I've been reading for 30 years.
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In the early 1900s a bankrupt publisher in Huntington, Ind. offered young Father John Noll a printing press for a single dollar.

Who would have ever thought what would come from this simple $1 investment to a local parish priest: a huge Catholic publishing and offertory solutions enterprise that not only survived but has thrived for over 100 years!

Father Noll's investment in the printing press and the responsibility that came with it was an act of radical trust in God; trust that a parish priest in a small town in a small state could launch such an enterprise and succeed.
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Natural Family Planning International provides high quality and low cost instruction about Natural Family Planning in the context of Christian discipleship and the moral teaching of the Catholic Church. "Natural Family Planning" includes both ecological breastfeeding and systematic natural family planning. This not-for profit organization was started in 2004 by John and Sheila Kippley on the basis of their 33 years of experience in teaching and writing about natural family planning. Via the internet NFPI makes NFP instruction available all throughout the world.
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The New Oxford Review is an orthodox Catholic magazine that explores ideas concerning faith and culture. With a paid circulation of over 12,000, the NOR is published 10 times a year (monthly except for combined January-February and July-August issues). Published under the patronage of St. Vincent Pallotti, the NOR is read on every continent in the world.
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Msgr. Charles Pope is the pastor of Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian, a vibrant parish community in Washington, DC. A native of Chicago with a bachelor degree in computer science, his interest in the priesthood stemmed from his experience as a church musician. He attended Mount Saint Mary’s Seminary and was ordained in 1989. A pastor since 2000, he also has led Bible studies in the U.S. Congress and at the White House in past years.
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Clear, straight commentary on Catholic issues, liturgy and life by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf.
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We Are America's Catholic Television Network®
Mission Statement

CatholicTV is a beacon of Hope and a unique Herald of the simple, yet profound Message of Jesus Christ, Who is made truly present among us in the Breaking of the Bread.

Utilizing powerful technology, we strive to connect People of Faith. Through relevant, inspiring and prayerful programming we educate, teaching the Wisdom of God in the Catholic Tradition, endeavoring to move people of all ages, cultures and attitudes toward the Fullness of Life
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In the thirteenth century, St. Thomas Aquinas wrote that…

"No man is able of himself to grasp the supreme good of eternal life; he needs divine help. Hence, there is here a two-fold object, the eternal life we hope for, and the divine help we hope for."

In this second decade of the twenty-first century, the divine help is what we Americans need most of all.

Hope is not empty optimism springing from a naive confidence that the future will necessarily be better than the past. Hope and trust are the premise of responsible activity and are nurtured in that inner sanctuary of conscience where ‘man is alone with God’ and he thus perceives that he is not alone amid the enigmas of existence, for he is surrounded by the love of the Creator!

The opinions expressed by our authors and those providing comments are theirs alone. As such, they do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Catholic Journal or its editors. We do, however, reserve the right to exclude essays and comments that are deemed to be objectionable, inappropriate, or lacking in charity.
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Crisis has conceived its mission around the Holy Father’s insights. Each day, Crisis will remind countless Catholics of their heritage, give them the confidence to defend the common good, a just society, the teachings the Church, the family, the dignity of work and the sanctity of life. Our authors hope to help the new laity (and clerical readers) form both their intellect and their spirituality in a scholarly, but accessible, way.

Crisis will analyze, discuss, and propose—from a variety of prudential positions— sane solutions to social and economic problems. We hope not merely to arm our readers with the arguments necessary for navigating the ideological (and theological) minefields of the day, but to do so by proceeding into the temporal order with charity and humility. There is seldom a single Catholic solution to the challenges that beset us.

We hope that the staff of Crisis continue to display all the doggedness and the fidelity of the original editorial architects and contributors of this magazine. Our Catholic Faith and our society demand no less.
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The mission of is to give faithful Catholics the information, encouragement, and perspective they need to become an active force for renewal in the Church and in society, working to shape an authentically Christian culture in a secular world.
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Co-founded in 1979 by Judie Brown and nine other dedicated pro-life Americans, ALL is the largest grassroots Catholic pro-life education organization in the United States. American Life League is a 501©(3) organization committed to the protection of all innocent human beings from the moment of creation to natural death, ALL is rooted in pro-life integrity that stands up for every innocent human being whose life is threatened by what Pope Saint John Paul II called “the culture of death.” That ranges from the single cell human embryo to the elderly, the infirm and others at risk of having their life terminated by acts of euthanasia. The pro-life position notes that neither abortion nor euthanasia can ever be medically necessary or morally permitted.
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St. Paul Street Evangelization (SPSE) is a grassroots, non-profit organization, dedicated to responding to the mandate of Jesus to preach the Gospel to all nations by taking the Catholic Faith to the streets. Christ’s call to evangelize was made to every Catholic Christian, and the Second Vatican Council reiterated this need, urging each of the baptized to bring the Gospel, found fully in the Catholic Church, to a culture that has largely reverted to paganism. As an on-the-street Catholic evangelization organization, St. Paul Street Evangelization provides an avenue for people to share the Person of Jesus Christ and the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith with a hungry culture.

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