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1,600-year-old basilica found underwater in what was ancient Nicaea(Comments Off on 1,600-year-old basilica found underwater in what was ancient Nicaea)

July 13, 2017

Aleteia: Archaeologists in Turkey suspect the church may have been built in the year 325, following the First Council of Nicaea. The remains of a 1,600-year-old Byzantine basilica have been discovered at the site of the Councils of Nicaea, at the bottom of a lake in northwest Turkey. “We have found church remains. It is […]

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Supreme Court rules in favor of church in crucial First Amendment case

Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2017 / 11:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In one of the biggest religious cases of the term, the US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a church-owned playground can be eligible for a public benefit program. Chief Justice John Roberts, delivering the opinion of the Court, wrote June 26 that “the exclusion of […]


Help! My pastor wants to make the church pretty, and I want to feed the poor!

Sound like any parishes you know? ——————————————- Aletetia: Why be either/or when we can be both/and? Katrina, At my parish the priest has started a fundraising campaign for church renovations. He’s trying to raise a hundred thousand dollars to purchase statues, install a mural, fix up the confessionals, and add an altar rail. He also […]


43 Facts About Love, Sex, Dating And Marriage That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

Is it more difficult for a woman to find a husband in America today compared to several decades ago?  If a couple lives together before marriage, are they more likely or less likely to get divorced?  Are married men more satisfied with their intimate relationships than single men are?  You will get answers to these […]


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