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Abstinence Clearinghouse, The
The Abstinence Clearinghouse serves as an association for the abstinence
community. The Clearinghouse is a non-profit educational organization that
promotes the appreciation for and practice of sexual abstinence through
distribution of age-appropriate, factual and medically-accurate materials.
Aid to the Church in Need
An international Catholic charity under the authority of the Holy See working to
serve the persecuted and suffering Church in more than 120 countries around the
world. Aid to the Church in Need, founded in 1947 and headquartered in
Konigstein, Germany, has national offices in 16 countries, including a U.S.
office located in New York City.
Association of Hebrew Catholics
The Association of Hebrew Catholics (AHC) is "a voluntary association of
Catholics which aims at ending the alienation of Catholics of Jewish origin from
their heritage as Israelites." The AHC intends to petition the Holy See to
approve the establishment of an Israelite Community in the Church, based on the
special registration of converts at baptism and of their descendants. The site
itself features a wide variety of related resources, including historical,
liturgical, and cultural information.
Ave Maria Radio
Ave Maria Radio employs radio,
internet, and other media to offer news, analysis, teaching, devotions and music
to demonstrate the good news that Jesus is Lord over all areas of life. Through
these means and activities we show that the teaching of Christ, through His
Church offers a rational view of the world, a deep sense of spirituality, a firm
family life, enhanced human relationships, and the creation of a culture of life
Called to Knighthood
Finally, a book
that unlocks the power of confirmation in a practical, life-transforming way! In
an era when confirmation is not well-understood by many Catholics, "Called to
Knighthood: The Sacrament of Confirmation in the Kingdom Family of God" is an
excellent resource for parents, priests and catechists who want to make this
sacrament come powerfully alive for young people and adults preparing to be
Canon Law Society of America
The Canon Law Society of America is a professional association whose members are
dedicated to the promotion of the study and application of canon law in the
Roman Catholic Church. "Founded in 1939, the Society remains active in study and
the promotion of canonical and pastoral approaches to significant issues within
the Roman Catholic Church." The site itself serves as an introduction to the
Society and its work, and as a meeting place for its members.
Cardinal Newman Society
A national organization dedicated to the renewal of Catholic identity at
Catholic colleges and universities in the United States. We are an
intercollegiate organization of more than 16,000 college leaders, educators,
students, alumni, and others dedicated to promoting John Henry Cardinal Newman's
vision, further developed by Pope John Paul II in his 1990 Apostolic
Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Catechism of the Catholic Church, Simplified
Catholic Answers is the largest Catholic apologetics and evangelization
organization in North America. They are lay people devoting our full-time
efforts to promoting the Catholic faith through books, booklets, tracts,
This Rock magazine, tapes, and television and radio appearances. Some have
been Catholics, some have returned to the Catholic faith after having lapsed in
their practice of it, and some are converts from other faiths. Staff apologists
answer questions about the faith and give parish seminars.
Catholic Athletes for Christ
Catholic Athletes for Christ (CAC) serves Catholic athletes in the practice of
their faith and shares the Gospel in and through sports. We work with athletes
at all levels of sport in an effort to promote a Catholic sports culture. CAC
was formed in response to Pope John Paul II's call to evangelize the world of
sports and his establishment of the Vatican's Office of Sports.
Catholic Biblical Apologetics
Highly recommended. This book surveys the origin and development of Roman
Catholic Christianity from the period of the apostolic church, through the
post-apostolic church and into the conciliar movement. Principal attention is
paid to the biblical basis of both doctrine and dogma as well as the role of
paradosis (i.e. handing on the truth) in the history of the Church.
Particular attention is also paid to the hierarchical founding and succession of
leadership throughout the centuries.
This Site provides a Document Library: 4659 documents and articles plus the
Most Theological Collection. And growing! Site Reviews: 804 actively
maintained reviews. The only web site on the Internet to rate and review other
Catholic sites according to their Resources, Usability and Fidelity.
Liturgical Year: By far the most comprehensive coverage of the Liturgical Year
on the Internet.
Catholic Dating Sites
Unbiased information, reviews and online coupons for the best Catholic dating
sites. This site is exclusively dedicated to providing Catholic singles with information about online dating safety, steps you can
take to protect yourself from financial and physical victimization, and more general information about selecting the best Catholic dating sites for you.
Catholic Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses
Current and historical bishops and dioceses of the Catholic Hierarchy.
The Catholic League is the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization.
Founded in 1973 by the late Father Virgil C. Blum, S.J., the Catholic League
defends the right of Catholics – lay and clergy alike – to participate in
American public life without defamation or discrimination.
Media Coalition, The,
is an organization of Catholic writers, webmasters, editors, and others engaged
in producing media for and about the Catholic Church.
report truthfully about the Catholic Church and defend, foster, and spread
authentic Catholic faith and culture.
We welcome all practicing Catholic members
of he media from the different approved
Catholic Rites, who are loyal to the Magisterium and
to Church teaching.
Catholic Medical Association
As Catholic Physicians of the United States and Canada, we come together in the
Catholic Medical Association in order to grow in the spirit of Christ in our
personal and professional lives, to bring His Spirit to all that is touched by
our science and art, and to assist the Vicar of Christ, the Bishops, and the
whole Christian community with leadership, especially with the particular
knowledge, skill, and experience we have as Christian Physicians.
Catholic News Service
The mission of Catholic News Service is the mission of the Church itself -- to
spread the Gospel through contemporary means of communication.
Your online Catholic mental health resource. We offer referrals to
professionally qualified psychotherapists who incorporate the truths and
teachings of Roman Catholicism into their practice. We also feature articles and
book suggestions to help you lead a happier and healthier life consistent with
your Catholic faith.
Catholic World News
Catholic World News is an independent Catholic news service staffed by lay
Catholic journalists, dedicated to providing accurate world news, written from a
distinctively Catholic perspective. With correspondents all around the world,
CWNews.com seeks to provide loyal Catholics and other interested readers with
all the daily news that affects their Church and their faith.
Catholics in the Military
Serves those who serve, offering U.S. Armed Forces personnel spiritual truths of
military life in light of the Catholic Faith. Paragraph 2310 of the Catechism of
the Catholic Church states "Those who are sworn to serve their country in the
armed forces are servants of the security and freedom of nations. If they carry
out their duty honorably, they truly contribute to the common good of the nation
and the maintenance of peace." The primary mission of CatholicMil.org is to
strengthen Catholic families, and to promote vocations to the Military
Catholics United for the Faith
Catholics United for the Faith is an international lay apostolate founded in
1968 by H. Lyman Stebbins to support, defend, and advance the efforts of the
Teaching Church in accord with the teachings of the Second Vatican Council. The
efforts of Catholics United for the Faith must be directed toward the unity of
the Church and communion with God the Father as intended by Christ (Jn. 17:21).
This is accomplished by joining members in a common apostolate to be formed
doctrinally and spiritually in the Catholic faith. The desired result is the
renewal of their own hearts. This formation also equips members to prayerfully
engage in works of evangelization and catechesis for the renewal of the Church
and society as lay witnesses to Our Blessed Lord. CUF promotes fidelity to and
communion with the Holy Father and the bishops in union with him.
Cause for Beatification and Canonization of Pope John Paul
This is the official Internet site for the cause of beatification of John Paul
II. The postulator of the cause, Msgr. Slawomir Oder, explains that the site
will soon "offer a space for giving testimony of grace received, . . . personal
encounters with John Paul II, and prayer meetings throughout the world in
support of the cause of beatification." The site also contains, in various
languages, the prayer approved by the vicariate of Rome to implore the
intercession of Servant of God John Paul II.
Center for Bio-Ethical Reform
(CBR) is working to establish prenatal justice and the right to life for the
unborn, the disabled, the infirm, the aged and all vulnerable peoples through
education and the development of cutting edge educational resources.
Center for Law and Justice, The
The Center for Law and Justice International is committed to upholding the truth
that human beings, from the very beginning of their existence, possess within
themselves dignity and worth as creatures made in the image and likeness of God.
CLJI defends the right to life and the rights of conscience.
is a network of lodging facilities that - based on some of the best research
available - do not offer in-room, "adult" (pornographic) pay-per-view movies.
Code of Canon Law
This site contains an Intratext version of the entire Code of Canon Law.
IntraText CT is a text converted into an interactive hypertext system. It
consists of text, which you access from the index or from the concordances, word
lists which are ordered alphabetically, by frequency of occurrence, in inverse
order and by length, concordances, and word and occurrence statistics. This is
an excellent, easy to use source making the Code of Canon Law accessible to all.
Coming Home Network
The purpose of The Coming Home Network International (CHNetwork) is to provide
fellowship, encouragement and support for pastors and laymen of other traditions
(Protestant, Orthodox, etc..) who are somewhere along the journey or have
already converted to the Catholic Church. The CHNetwork is committed to
assisting and standing beside all inquirers, serving as a friend and an
Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church
The Compendium was prepared by a special Vatican commission, chaired by Pope
Benedict himself in his previous capacity as prefect of the Congregation for the
Doctrine of the Faith. The book, offers an abridged presentation of the
teachings found in the full Catechism of the Catholic Church. In addition to
English, the Compendium is available online in Spanish, German, French, Italian,
Portuguese and Romanian. The Compendium includes 589 questions and answers on
the Catholic faith.
Confraternity of Catholic Clergy
The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy is an
association of 600 Roman Catholic Priests and Deacons pledged to
the pursuit of personal holiness, loyalty to the Roman Pontiff,
commitment to theological study and strict adherence to the
authentic teachings of the Magisterium.
Founded in 1975, the Confraternity seeks
to implement the call of Vatican II
Code of Canon Law #278,
Pastores Dabo Vobis #81, and the
Directory on the Ministry and Life of Priests #29) for
ongoing intellectual, spiritual and pastoral formation of the
Couple to Couple League
An interfaith organization dedicated to teaching Natural Family Planning (NFP)
to married and engaged couples. CCL also has audio-visual and printed materials
on several related subjects: pre-marital chastity programs for primary and
secondary students (approved by the Catholic Church), ecological breastfeeding,
natural child spacing, full-time mothering, and much more.
An apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church, ministers to those with same-sex
attractions and their loved ones. We have been endorsed by the
Pontifical Council for the Family
and, our beloved John Paul II said of this ministry, "COURAGE is doing the work
Credo of Buffalo - A chapter of Catholics United for the Faith - International
Catholics and others interested in
the historic relations between the Catholic Church and the Eastern
Orthodox Churches and the doctrinal issues between them may find the
Website of James Likoudis who has written 3 major works of
Apologetics and many articles dealing with Eastern Orthodoxy
In the Cursillo Movement, we approach evangelization as a very natural act of
being Christlike within each of our daily activities. We realize that while most
people would like to live their lives in a Christ-like manner, the pressures of
the world often make this difficult. The Cursillo Movement provides a method and
a technique to provide each of us with the tools, the mentality, the strength,
and the support to make this natural type of evangelization possible.
Fertility tracking software adhering to the teachings of the Roman Catholic
Church. It was developed by a team of medical software developers, using FDA
approved standards for software development and production, overseen by Jack
Geoghegan, MD, former vice-president of Connecticut Right to Life.
Defenders of the Faith, Inc., is a
501(c)(3) non-profit, non-sectarian, non-partisan organization.
The primary purpose of Defenders of the Faith, Inc., is to educate Roman
Catholics in the orthodox practice of their faith through the publication of a
The Defender. In addition, we own
and operate a low power FM radio station, WDTF-LP, broadcasting Catholic
programming as suggested by Pope John Paul II to undertake a 'new
Doctors of the Church
Donate Life California
Site allows you to sign up online to be an organ and tissue donor in California.
Your organ donation could save the lives of eight people, and your tissue
donation enhance the lives of another 50 people.
Early Church Fathers
The goal of this site is simply to show that Catholic doctrines have existed
from the beginning of Church history. To achieve this goal, the site features a
collection of many writings from early church fathers and authors regarding
various Catholic beliefs. The articles are indexed both by author and beliefs,
and cover a wide variety of topics. Further, each topic presents the pertinent
section of the Catechism, as well links to related Scripture passages and source
One of the most comprehensive Catholic web sites on the Internet.
(The Eternal Word Television Network.) Catholic resources, news, Q&A, a
RealAudio server and so much more.
Fellowship of Catholic Scholars
The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars is an association of Catholic scholars in
various disciplines who see their intellectual work as a service they owe to
FOCUS - Fellowship of Catholic University Students
Curtis Martin founded FOCUS (the Fellowship of Catholic University Students) in
1997 with the intent was to design a campus-based ministry that would foster
among college and university students a deep conversion to Jesus Christ within
the framework of the Roman Catholic Church. FOCUS provides small group Bible
studies, personal discipleship, large group leadership training and Fellowship.
Guild of Catholic Doctors
Offering support and advice on medical moral and ethical problems from a
Harmony Media produces some of the
finest Catholic software available, including, but not limited to, Welcome to
the Catholic Church, Butler’s Lives of the Saints, Early Church Fathers, The
Teachings of John Paul II, Summa Theologica, and the Catechism of the Catholic
Human Life International
International is an American based Roman Catholic activist pro-life
organization. Founded in 1981 by Fr. Paul Marx, HLI is located in Front Royal,
Virginia, and is currently headed by Interim President, and
Director of the Rome office, Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro. The mission of HLI
is to create effective opposition to the culture of death around the world. With
99 satellite offices in 105 countries, Human Life International is the largest
international, pro-life, pro-family, pro-woman organization and missionary in
is your one stop point to all the information on
pregnancy guide, pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy
tips. We bring in latest information from all around the web and place it for
you over here.
for Humanae Vitae
Blog hosted by Juliana
mother of five, MIL of three, grandmother of seven,
Lay Missionary for Evangelium Vitae with Priests for Life. Co-founder of The
Leaven for Humanae Vitae, 1987. Formed The Leaven for Humanae Vitae to raise
awareness of the wisdom of this oft misunderstood living document of the Church
to build a culture of life.
A Catholic organization designed exclusively for top-ranking Catholic business
leaders. The organization offers a unique support network of like-minded
Catholics who influence the world marketplace and have the ability to practice
and infuse their faith in the daily lives and workplaces of their family,
friends, colleagues and employees.
Les Femmes, Inc.
is an independent media apostolate of orthodox Roman Catholic laity in the
Diocese of Arlington, Virginia, committed to
catechesis and apologetics through publication of a quarterly newsletter, THE
TRUTH, and other ad hoc projects. They
affirm the complete deposit of the faith as passed down from the apostles and
their successors, accept without reservation the authority of the Magisterium
speaking in union with the Holy Father, and embrace in faith every doctrine
promulgated in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other official Church
Life Decisions International (LDI)
brings together many of North America's leading experts for its primary mission
of challenging the radical agenda of Planned Parenthood worldwide.
Catechetical materials from Father John Hardon, S.J.
Love and Responsibility Foundation
The Love and Responsibilty web site is dedicated to increasing understanding of
Pope John Paul II's teaching on human love and sexuality. The Pope has written
with deep beauty on this all-important topic, and we are motivated by thought
that it is possible to read what he has written, learn from it, and share what
we learn with others!
The Marian Catechist
Provides The Basic and the Advanced home-study Courses of Father John Hardon,
Mariological Society of America
The Mariological Society of America (MSA) is a
Catholic theological association dedicated to studying and making known the role
of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the mystery of Christ and in the Church and in the
history of salvation. Through its annual meeting and in its publication, Marian
Studies, the Society seeks to promote original research in Marian doctrine and
This page is maintained by The Marian Library/International Marian Research
Institute, Dayton, Ohio 45469-1390, answers questions about Mary.
A Ministry to Traveling Catholics. Search By: Place/City Name · Postal/Zip Code
· Phone Number.
(Latin for "Soldier of Jesus") is a form of consecrated life in the Catholic
Church for the laity, known as an Ecclesial Family of Consecrated Life,
whose purpose is "to instill Catholic ideals and goals in the world to further
the Kingdom of Christ, making Him the Center of all human life".
The primary mission of NFP International is to promote and teach Natural Family
Planning. This includes ecological breastfeeding, systematic NFP, marital
chastity, and the call to generosity in having children and raising them in the
ways of the Lord. A secondary mission is to uphold traditional Christian
teaching about love, marriage and sexuality and to provide materials that people
can use to improve their spiritual lives.
National Association of Catholic Families,
The National Association of
is an association of Catholic families who
give one another mutual moral, spiritual and social support in today's culture
which is so threatening to our Catholic family values.
Natural Family Planning (NFP)
NFP Outreach is a comprehensive
clearinghouse for accurate, practical, up-to-date information on Natural Family
Planning, its practice, its effectiveness, its benefits and its underlying moral
New Catholic Dictionary
This is an ongoing project to put the 1910 version of the New Catholic
Dictionary online. The Dictionary has thousands of short articles that clearly,
simply explain aspects of Catholic life and influence. Many of the topics
concern day to day things, practices and terms that have passed into obscurity,
but deserve better.
One More Soul
(OMS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to
spreading the truth about the blessings of children and the harms of
contraception. They carry a wide variety of
educational resources, including CDs, DVDs, pamphlets, booklets, books, and
more. Click here to their
The Option Line is a pro-life telephone resource with consultants who refer each
caller to a pregnancy resource center in her area for answers to questions about
abortion, pregnancy tests, STD's, adoption, parenting, medical referrals,
housing, and many other issues. The toll-free number is available to callers 24
hours a day, 7 days a week.
Opus Dei is a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. It was founded in
Madrid on October 2, 1928, by St. Josemaría Escrivá. Currently over 80,000
people from every continent belong to the prelature. Its headquarters, together
with its prelatic church, are in Rome. The Second Vatican Council taught that
all the baptized are called to follow Jesus Christ, by living according to the
Gospel and making it known to others. The aim of Opus Dei is to contribute to
that evangelizing mission of the Church. Opus Dei encourages Christians of all
social classes to live consistently with their faith, in the middle of the
ordinary circumstances of their lives, especially through the sanctification of
Pope John Paul II
Short Biography of Pope John Paul II
Writings and Speeches of Pope John Paul II
Population Research Institute
A pro-life educational organization, founded by Father Paul Marx, dedicated to
protecting and defending human life, ending human rights abuses committed in the
name of family planning, and dispelling the myth of overpopulation.
This site is dedicated to providing the most accurate peer-reviewed research on
the harm from pornography, along with relevant news and opinion. The site will
be of great help to researchers at all academic levels and the press and
Priests for Life
The mission of Priests for Life is to
unite and encourage all clergy to give special emphasis to the life issues in
their ministry. It also seeks to help them take a more vocal and active role in
the pro-life movement, with predominant emphasis on the issues of abortion and
euthanasia. Priests for Life exists in order to show the clergy how to fight the
culture of death. Excellent resource for the laity as well.
Ratzinger Report - The Wisdom of Pope Benedict XVI
Homilies, speeches, articles, Church documents, and books given to us by the
Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI.
The Real Presence Association, Inc.
Eucharistic Education and Adoration
Remnant of Israel
The mission of Remnant of Israel is to teach Jews and Christians about the
Jewish roots of the Catholic Faith. Remnant of Israel works with the Church to
promote reconciliation between Jews and Catholics by focusing primarily on the
unity of the Divine Revelation to the People of God in Sacred Scripture.
Saint Joseph Foundation
Association of the Christian Faithful dedicated to protecting the rights of all
Catholics in their church using the means established by the Church to obtain
Seton Home Study
Catholic Home Schooling At Its Best!
Letter to Families, Pope John Paul II wrote: “Parents are the first and
the most important educators of their own children, and they also
possess a fundamental competence in this area; they are educators
because they are parents.”
quotation from His Holiness sums up very well the philosophy of Seton
Home Study School. We are here to assist parents with their educational
duties. We help by providing counseling by phone, message boards, fax,
and e-mail. We also provide daily lesson plans, testing services, books,
software, videos, online testing, online audio lectures, and other
educational materials for Catholic homeschooling.
St Joseph Communications
Saint Joseph Communications is the largest international Catholic audio and
video tape production and distribution company in the country. We have offices
in West Covina, California and distributors in Canada, England, Australia and
the Philippines. We specialize in providing Catholic Education on audio and
video media, both private and commercial audio CD and cassette tape duplication
services, seminar recording, blank audio cassette tape sales, and many other
Saint Joseph's Covenant Keepers
St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers (i.e. SJCK) is an informal international network
of Christian men, under the patronage of St. Joseph, dedicated to strengthening
the family. The primary thrust of St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers is to men who
are fathers of children still living at home. However, we warmly welcome
Christian men of all ages, callings, and states in life: grandfathers wanting to
strengthen their children and grandchildren; single men preparing for the
vocation of marriage; and especially pastors serving as indispensable spiritual
fathers in the family of God. Participation is open to all men who agree with,
and who are willing to promote, the eight commitments of St. Joseph's Covenant
Scripture Catholic provides over 2,000 Scripture citations from the Old and New
Testament that explain and defend the teachings of the Catholic Church. Each
citation is followed by a brief exegesis of a point of Catholic teaching and
assumes the reader has some understanding of the Protestant position.
Too Many Aborted
Mission: To educate
African-Americans about abortion’s impact on the Black community via accurate
and documented statistics, historical perspectives,
provocative videos, and personal testimonies. To expose Planned Parenthood’s
propaganda and reveal the true intentions of this billion-dollar nonprofit
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops - Official Site.
Vatican - Official Site
The official Vatican Site. Vatican Radio broadcasts in 5 continents. Programs
are broadcast in
40 different languages
produced by two hundred journalists from 61 different countries.
What the Cardinals Believe
This website seeks to give users insight into the Cardinals of the Catholic
Church. By providing news articles on an individual cardinal, it helps Catholics
track his key pronouncements, decisions and actions in order to understand who
he is and what can be expected from him. Its main resource comes in the form of
articles and a picture for over 150 cardinals, both living and deceased.
is an International News Agency who’s
mission is to provide objective coverage of events, documents and issues
emanating from or concerning the Catholic Church.