U.S. needs Founding Fathers’ religious liberty vision, Alito tells MD lawyers

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. linked the virtues of St. Thomas More to being a good lawyer in an Oct. 30 speech.

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito was honored by the St. Thomas More Society of Maryland at its annual Red Mass and banquet Oct. 30. Archbishop William E. Lori presided at the Mass, which evokes the Holy Spirit’s guidance for legal professionals. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Be ready with God’s weaponry; devil is real, pope says

Christian life is a constant battle against the devil, who is not the stuff of legend, but really exists, the pope said.

Pope Francis is pictured at the conclusion of a meeting with Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, at the Vatican Oct. 30. The pope will address the regional European Parliament during a one-day visit to Strasbourg, France, Nov. 25. (CNS p hoto/Stefano Spaziani, pool)

Feast of All Saints falls on a Saturday this year

The Solemnity of All Saints, a feast day in the Catholic Church honoring saints known and unknown, is Nov. 1.

Paulina Montiel prays after placing flowers and statues of saints on her son

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U.S. needs Founding Fathers’ religious liberty vision, Alito tells MD lawyers
Oct 31 2014
Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. linked the virtues of St. Thomas More to being a good lawyer in an Oct. 30 speech.

Be ready with God’s weaponry; devil is real, pope says
Oct 30 2014
Christian life is a constant battle against the devil, who is not the stuff of legend, but really exists, the pope said.

Feast of All Saints falls on a Saturday this year
Oct 29 2014
The Solemnity of All Saints, a feast day in the Catholic Church honoring saints known and unknown, is Nov. 1.

‘Don’t give up hope’: Archbishop responds to woman’s suicide plan
Oct 29 2014
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland says the Oregon law puts forward illusion and confusion.

Pope: Evolution, Big Bang do not push aside God, who set it in motion
Oct 29 2014
The Big Bang theory and evolution do not eliminate the existence of God, the pope said.

Calvert Hall grad’s gift includes honor for longtime math teacher
Oct 28 2014
Calvert Hall announced Oct. 28 a gift of more than $1.5 million from John G. Noppinger, class of 1964.