CDF Reminder on Medjugorje

Today, the Catholic News Agency published a letter written by the US apostolic nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Vigano, on behalf of Arch. Gerhard Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The letter referred to the ongoing investigation of the alleged Marian apparitions in Bosnia. In it, Archbishop Vigano makes reference to the […]

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Requiescat en Pace

On Friday, October 18, Eric Stoutz, former director of CUF’s Catholic Responses Department passed from this life to the next. Eric’s heroic suffering throughout his battle with pancreatic cancer was a witness to his family and friends, and he submitted himself to God’s perfect will in order that a greater good might be brought about […]

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Update on Eric Stoutz

Dear Friends of CUF, This week longtime CUF staff member Eric Stoutz has suffered a significant setback in health as he continues his battle with pancreatic cancer. We ask that you keep Eric and his family in your prayers at this time, asking in particular for God’s mercy and grace. If you would like to […]

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CUF: Celebrating 45 Years!

Today, September 26, marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of Catholics United for the Faith. We give thanks to God for all that He has accomplished through our humble efforts, and we once again renew ourselves. As we pray daily: O God our Father, who sent Your only-begotten Son to suffer and to give […]

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Just War Theory Revisited

While the U.S. government deliberates over possibly military action against Syria, we as Catholics have the opportunity to re-familiarize ourselves with the Church’s teaching on what makes a war just. Below is a helpful summary  by Fr. William Saunders from the Jan/Feb 2002 issue of Lay Witness magazine.  Just cause -The war must confront an […]

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Chesterton is Where? Here!

Emmaus Road Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of our newest title: Chesterton is Everywhere by David Fagerberg. In this charming collection of essays, the author looks at life through the lens of a most beloved Catholic writer: the incomparable Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Examining topics ranging from domesticity to dogma, Fagerberg introduces readers to the marvelous […]

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The First Saint of the Americas

Today the Church celebrates the feast of St. Rose of Lima, who dedicated her life to prayer and severe mortifications. Not surprisingly considering her beloved model of faith was Catherine of Siena, Rose became a Third Order Dominican and took a vow of celibacy, despite her parent’s urgent wish that she marry. According to her […]

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