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Catholic Moral Teaching: Choice

Article Four of the Catechism of the Catholic Church contains an excellent treatment of the morality of the human act. It is summarized at the end in these short sentences: 1757 The object, the intention, and the circumstances make up the three "sources" of the morality of human acts. 1758 The object chosen morally specifies the act of willing accordingly as reason recognizes and judges it good or evil. 1759 "An evil action cannot be justified by reference to a good intention" (cf. St. ...

AI Deciphers 2,000-Year-Old Scroll from Mount Vesuvius Eruption

In a groundbreaking archaeological breakthrough, researchers have utilized artificial intelligence to unlock the secrets hidden within a 2,000-year-old scroll, preserved through the fiery eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Celebrate Sunday Mass - 2.4.24

French Farmers Cry for Help as Catholic Bishops Offer Support

French farmers are taking a stand, blocking roads and raising their voices against falling food prices, high taxes, and fierce foreign competition. Their fight resonates with Catholic leaders across the country, who recognize the farmers' hardships and the vital role they play in society.

Vatican Appoints Three Bishops in China in One Week

The Vatican's recent appointment of Father Peter Wu Yishun as bishop of the Apostolic Prefecture of Shaowu (Minbei) marks a significant development in Sino-Vatican relations. This is the third episcopal appointment in mainland China within a week, indicating a potential warming of ties between the Holy See and the People's Republic of China.

Penance: The Sacrament of New Beginnings

The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains that "Through the sacraments of Christian initiation, man receives the new life of Christ. Now we carry this life "in earthen vessels," and it remains "hidden with Christ in God." We are still in our "earthly tent," subject to suffering, illness, and death. This new life as a child of God can be weakened and even lost by sin".

A resolution worth keeping!

Whether you've made a dozen resolutions or none at all, here's one that will make 2024 the best year of your life: Resolve to make a difference in every way possible!

Celebrate Sunday Mass - 1.28.24