On Monday, April 11, the Vatican's Secretariat for Communications announced a new web initiative: DotCatholic. The new technology office will work to inform and engage the worldwide virtual community--making Catholic doctrine, preaching, and ethos available via the Internet.
When I first saw the title of John Schlimm’s new book, Five Years in Heaven, I thought I’d be reading another in a long chain of near-death experiences: Don Piper, a pastor, was in a serious
“I can't tell you how many women would lie on the table, their rosaries in their hands, while they had their abortions,” says Abby Johnson. “Sometimes, women would ask the clinic staff to pray with
On Sunday, April 10, the National Geographic Channel will air the second episode of its six-part series on “The Story of God” with Morgan Freeman. Should you tune in? Kate O'Hare poses that question at
“What was wrong with me that I had to leave a place that I loved in many ways because I couldn’t be around religious people? Why was I always so close to an existential crisis
Kitty Genovese’s Killer, Whose Crime Spurred Research Into Apathy and the “Bystander Effect”, Dies in Prison
On March 28, Winston Mosley, the man who raped and murdered Kitty Genovese near her Queens, New York home, died in prison at the age of 81. In 1964, when the crime occurred, the New York
The Regina Coeli (“Queen of Heaven”) is a traditional Marian prayer. During the Easter season (the fifty days from Easter until Pentecost), the Regina Coeli is recited in place of the Angelus, that ancient prayer