The Catholic Church
- Vatican Web Page
- This excellent resource provides access to a wealth
of information emanating from the Vatican. Highlights
of this site include access the writings to the John
Paul II in addition to those of earlier popes,
information regarding the life of the Church, access
to the writings and work of the Curia, full text
the Catechism and Documents of Vatican
access to the weekly edition of L'Osseratore Romano,
Vatican television and radio, and access to the
public access catalog of the Vatican Library.
for the Clergy - Site of the Vatican Congregation
providing information on priests, deacons, and catechesis.
Includes useful statistical data for the number of
priests, religious, and seminarians throughout the
world. For further information on the work of this
Congregation see the Vatican web page.
- United States
Conference of Catholic Bishops - New name of the
NCCB/USCC. Provides access to Bishops' statements
and speeches, a summary of weekly U.S. Catholic news,
a directory of U.S. Bishops and dioceses, texts of
the daily and Sunday readings, the full text of the
New American Bible, and movie reviews.
- Association of Member
Episcopal Conferences in East Africa - The episcopal
conference for the eight countries of East Africa:
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania,
Uganda, Zambia. Somalia as an affiliate member. Provides
links to documents, statements, dioceses and information
on the Church in East Africa.
Catholic Bishops Conference - Provides access
to Bishops' statements arranged by subject, new updates
concerning the Catholic Church in Australia, links
to a variety of resources including an extensive list
of bishops' conferences, and links to Australian dioceses.
- Canadian Conference
of Catholic Bishops - Homepage for the Canadian
Conference of Catholic Bishops. Provides access
the public statements emanating from the Canadian
Bishops, recent news concerning the Catholic
in Canada, reports and documents of episcopal commissions,
and diocesan information.
- The Catholic
Church in England and Wales - Homepage for
the Catholic Church in England and Wales. Provides
access to documents of the Bishops' conference,
news on the Catholic Church in England, Wales
and Scotland, access to Briefings: a
publication of official Church texts, in addition
to statistical data.
- Latin American Bishops'
Conference (CELAM) Consejo Episcopal Latinamericano
provides access to the major documents and statements
issued by the conference as well as links to offices
of the secretariats, news and daily scripture readings.
- Mexican Bishops'
Conference (CEM) Conferencia
del Episcopado Mexicano provides
detailed information on the dioceses, regions, and
provinces of the Mexican Church along with documents,
pastoral statements and news.
- South African
Catholic Bishops' Conference -
South African Bishops' Conference.
Directories of Web sites
Internet Yellow Pages -Related to Brother John
Raymond's book Catholics on the Internet 2000-2001,
this site provides links to hundreds of sites arranged
- EWTN - Mother
Angelica's site includes an extensive library of
recent statements by the pope and church leaders,
international and local Catholic news, links to
and information on apologetics and evangelization.
- New Advent -
A very useful and well arranged site featuring links
to the Summa Theologica, Writings of the Church Fathers,
and 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Links to other major Catholic sites and resources
including Church documents, the Code of Canon Law,
and the Catechism are also featured on the
Center Guide to Internet Resources for Teaching and
Learning in Theology and Religion - This selective
and annotated site covers broad areas dealing with
religion and theology arranged under categories including:
Religion in General, World Religions, Archaeology
& Bible, History of Christianity, and Christian
Traditions. Links to the official homepages of religious
bodies are also included. Under each broad heading
is access to syllabi, e-texts & journals, web
sites, bibliographies and listservs.
: The World Scene from Rome. Source for daily updates
on Church news featuring news from the Vatican, the
world Church, and texts of documents.
Christian Catacombs of Rome - This site maintained
by the Salesian Institute of Saint Callistus provides
detailed information on the history, description and
importance of the catacombs. Over 100 photos illustrate
the art and archaeological evidence of the early Christians
within the catacombs. This site also serves as a virtual
pilgrimage to the catacombs during the Jubilee Year.
Relating to Catholic Social Justice Teachings
- Source for documents related to social justice including
papal & curial texts, documents of various bishops'
conferences, and episcopal statements.
Ecole Initiative - Creating a hypertext
encyclopedia of Early Church History on the
World Wide Web.
- The Mary
Page - Homepage for the Marian Library located
at the University of Dayton.
- National Catholic
Bioethics Center - Provides access to a variety
of updates on current moral issues, full text of the
Center's publication Ethics and Medics, links
to other biomedical ethics sites, and a description
of the educational opportunities offered by the Center.
Development and World Peace - Link to the Social
Development & World Peace pages maintained at
the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/United
States Catholic Conference site. Includes recent statements
on domestic and international social issues.