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More pieces added to the puzzle of Holy See Press Office resignations...

The Vatican announced on Friday four new staff additions to the Holy See Press Office, appointments which add further pieces to the puzzle of Greg Burke’s and Paloma Garcia Ovejero’s sudden and largely unexpected departures on New Year’s Eve. In a Jan. 11 statement, the Vatican announced that after Burke, a St. Louis native...

What’s behind the blowup at Franciscan University of Steubenville’s English department? The Cardinal Newman Society explains.....

Earlier this week, a report by Church Militant revealed that the chairman of the English department at Newman Guide-recommended Franciscan University of Steubenville (FUS) assigned a blasphemous and pornographic book in an upper-level class last spring. The University’s spokesman initially seemed to defend the choice as part of the University’s intellectual formation to prepare Catholic students for a secular world...

The German homeschooling decision is ominous. You’d be a fool to think it couldn’t happen here.....

Terrible. Learning “tolerance” is so important in Germany that the state can override the rights of families. I see on Twitter that someone is taking this ruling as proof that I’m wrong about The Benedict Option — this, along the lines of, “See, the State will not let Christians do the Benedict Option.” This is exactly wrong...

Separated at birth, twin sisters end up in the same convent!...

On February 23, 1962, Cecilia gave birth to twin girls. However, she never had the chance to meet them; she died in childbirth, from complications related to her Caesarean section. Faced with this dramatic situation, the family had no other choice than to separate the twins. One would be raised by the father, while the other would be taken in by the deceased mother’s sister...

Why the post-Christmas crash happens and how to avoid it.....

From Andrew Sciba and Stella Productions...