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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Special Prayer Request

Eric Stoutz, director of CUF’s Catholic Responses department, has recently been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer. Eric and his wife Monica both want God to bring great good out of their situation. They ask for prayers for their eight children as they learn to carry this burden. Please join Catholics United for the Faith in […]

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New Cathedral Plans for Steubenville!

This evening after celebrating Mass to kick off the second annual Fortnight for Freedom promoting religious liberty, Steubenville Bishop Jeffrey Monforton unveiled plans for the renovation of Holy Name Cathedral in downtown Steubenville. “The Diocese of Steubenville was established in 1944,” the Bishop told those in attendance. “But we will comb through the archival records […]

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A CUF Patron for All Seasons

Tomorrow, June 22, is the feast of one of the patrons of Catholics United for the Faith: St. Thomas More. Most of us are familiar with the story of this English layman beheaded during the reign of Henry VIII. When More refused to betray the eternal truth about marriage, he unknowingly became the patron of […]

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