Morning Catholic must-reads: 23/07/18

At yesterday’s Angelus the Pope urged “the international community to act decisively” to stop migrant shipwrecks (full text, full video). Unknown assailants have killed a priest in Cameroon. A tape recording has cast doubt on an Indian...

August Catholic Kids Bulletins

These FREE Printables are offered each month to help young Catholics learn at Mass. You are welcome to print and share with others. If you can afford it, click Support CKB on the right and donate to help pay for the time and effort put into these pages. Enjoy!The...

Fr. Z’s Kitchen and Remembrance of Things Past

Each year when the Feast of St Mary Magdalene comes around, I remember certain people, and not just those named Magdalene. I remember, for example, a certain priest and his mother. On a hot Roman summer evening in 1989, on the feast … Continue reading →...

Sunday Reflection: Oneness

Today’s reflection is brought to you by Ephesians 2:13-18You are our peace,when we see that we are all createdto be one harmonious family in you.Walls of division will fallwhen we recognize youin each other.Hostilities will diewhen we find compassion for all who...

Jesus came to tear down walls

Year C, 16th Sunday OT | Ephesians 2:13-18During the past US elections, a certain slogan became popular. It was often chanted during political rallies and met with cheers. The slogan is this: “Build a wall! Build a wall!” Although the particular wall in...

The Courage of Our Convictions

One of my favorite scenes in the movie Becket (if one can single out a thread from that masterpiece) is the moment when the eponymous archbishop is confronted by King Henry’s lieutenants, who try to arrest him on trumped-up charges. Archbishop Becket...