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It’s big news for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien that Amazon has made a billion-dollar commitment to bring to television a five-season series based on the epic Lord of the Rings fantasy saga.

Published in Register Columnists
VATICAN – The worst enemies in a young person's life aren't the problems they may face, Pope Francis said.
Published in Faith

Sixteen-year-old Justin Alvarado has practice every day after school during the cross-country and track-and-field seasons. He is also a member of the FC Emery soccer club, with practices two to three times a week. 

Published in Youth Speak News

I have found God inescapable for most of my life. Even when I try to run away, there He is. 

Published in Register Columnists
VATICAN – For more than 50 years, the writings of retired Pope Benedict XVI on the relationship between faith and politics have insisted that the measure of human freedom is the extent to which each person acknowledges being dependent on the love of God, Pope Francis wrote.
Published in International

It’s normal to return anger with anger, bitterness with bitterness, cunning with cunning.  

Published in Mary Marrocco
VATICAN – Baptism requires rejecting Satan and professing one's full faith in God, Pope Francis said.
Published in Faith
VATICAN – Young people want to know they are valued members of the Catholic Church and that their questions and struggles are taken seriously enough that someone will spend time with them discussing issues rather than simply repeating "prefabricated" responses, said delegates to a meeting in Rome.
Published in International

Stacey Leitmann was preparing herself for a tough day.

Published in Call to Service

Mary Filangi was 37 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. It was a time of great fear and sorrow and helplessness, but even in the darkest moments, she never felt lost.

Published in Canada

San Anselmo, Calif.– Parents are concerned after a California Catholic school has removed several religious statues from its campus in an effort to be more inclusive of other faiths.

Published in International

For the last year and a half, a friend and I have run a small faith-sharing group for young women. It has turned out to be a far more important experience to my faith than I ever imagined.

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

The complexity of adulthood inevitably puts to death the naiveté of childhood. And this is true too of our faith.

Published in Fr. Ron Rolheiser

Several years ago Hollywood made a movie, City of Angels , about an angel named Seth whose job it was to accompany the spirits of the recently deceased to the afterlife.

Published in Fr. Ron Rolheiser

NEW YORK – A court ruling that the New York Archdiocese did not discriminate against a school principal when it did not renew her contract affirms "the freedom of a church to decide who will serve as its religious leaders," said the Alliance Defending Freedom.

Published in International