Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Veterans found 'life-changing,' 'healing' experience at Lourdes
Maj. Jeremy Haynes is escorted in his wheelchair May 17 as he takes part in the International Military Pilgrimage in Lourdes, France. Haynes, a first-time spiritual pilgrim and Lourdes visitor, said h...

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Appeal money is a PAL to Torrington, New Haven and other youth
Written by Jack Sheedy
Colby Silva, 17; Officer Anthony Pietrafesa; and Xavier Francis, 17, pause for a photo. (Photos by Jac Sheedy)Sixty teenage boys crowded onto the polished basketball court at the Torrington Armory on ...

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Immaculate Conception marks 90th anniversary of its founding
Written by Administrator
Archbishop Emeritus Daniel A. Cronin, principal celebrant of a Mass at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury on May 20, Pentecost Sunday, speaks to the congregation as it celebrates I...

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Anthony Federico is ordained a transitional deacon
Written by Administrator
Deacon Anthony Federico distributes holy Communion on May 19 at Annunciation Parish in Newington after being ordained to the transitional diaconate by Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Peter A. Rosazza.

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Catholic young adult ministry leaders discuss 'unique moment' in church
  Catholic leaders are seen May 16 during the National Young Adult Ministry Summit at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) WASHINGTON (CNS) -- About 130 ...

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Pope will create 14 new cardinals in June
Pope Francis arrives in procession to celebrate Mass marking the feast of Pentecost in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican May 20. The pope at his "Regina Coeli" announced that he will create 14 new c...

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Veterans found 'life-changing,' 'healing' experience at Lourdes
Veterans found 'life-changing,' 'healing' experience at Lourdes
Appeal money is a PAL to Torrington, New Haven and other youth
Appeal money is a PAL to Torrington, New Haven and other youth
Immaculate Conception marks 90th anniversary of its founding
Immaculate Conception marks 90th anniversary of its founding
Anthony Federico is ordained a transitional deacon
Anthony Federico is ordained a transitional deacon
Catholic young adult ministry leaders discuss 'unique moment' in church
Catholic young adult ministry leaders discuss 'unique moment' in church
Pope will create 14 new cardinals in June
Pope will create 14 new cardinals in June

Latest Commentary

ARCHBISHOP

Let me share with you some spiritual wisdom from a great bishop, St. Francis de Sales. When we face some...

LOCAL

Father Robert Beloin, chaplain at St. Thomas More Chapel and Center at Yale University in New Haven, blesses Elliott Horch...

WORLD

Maj. Jeremy Haynes is escorted in his wheelchair May 17 as he takes part in the International Military Pilgrimage in...

ARTS

German filmmaker Wim Wenders is pictured in this undated photo with Pope Francis during the production of his documentary film,...

FROM OUR READERS

Lisa Irish, a chaplain and spiritual director, will offer the special presentation "The Sacred Art of Grieving" at 2 p.m.

YOUTH

"Super Seniors" from Sacred Heart High School in Waterbury pose at the school.

Arts and Media

20170821T1353 0384 CNS VATICAN LETTER HOLOCAUST WALLACE 800This is the cover of "In The Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to the HolocauseÓ by Max Wallace. Wallace presents evidence in a new book that Archbishop Filippo Bernardini, papal nuncio in Switzerland, may have played a key role in helping end the Final Solution. (CNS)VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Secret negotiations between Heinrich Himmler -- the "architect" of the Holocaust -- and a Swiss Catholic politician, hired by a Jewish woman and helped by an Italian papal nuncio, may have contributed to ending the mass extermination of the Jewish people, according to a Canadian researcher.

20170406T1430 8955 CNS MOVIE REVIEW CASE CHRIST 800Mike Vogel stars in a scene from the movie "The Case for Christ." (CNS photo/Pure Flix)

NEW YORK (CNS) – Christian apologetics, the branch of theology devoted to proving the reasonableness of belief in Jesus, is almost as old as the faith itself. Three documents in this genre, for instance, survive from the writings of St. Justin Martyr, who died in the middle of the second century.