Author Archives: Brian Kelly
CNA: The Boy Scouts of America has voted in favor of a resolution that lifts the ban on openly gay members but will not allow gay adult troop leaders. More on this here.
Yahoo News: A Kiev court on Thursday banned what would have been Ukraine’s first gay pride event after city authorities raised security concerns. There is little public acceptance of homosexuality in predominantly Orthodox Ukraine, as in other former Soviet republics; last week, large crowds of protesters broke up gay rights rallies in Georgia and Russia. More here.
IOL News: “We prayed. I could feel pressure, and being sucked. I put my body over them to try to protect them,” Williams said. The roof and upper storey of the house had collapsed into and around the closet, but neighbours dug them out. Williams and her children suffered only minor injuries. A large wooden cross that had been hanging on an upstairs wall was … More →
Here’s the headline: Pope Francis says atheists can do good and go to heaven too! “Go to heaven, too?” Yes, but not as an atheist! Pope Francis did not say that an atheist who does naturally good things can be saved if he dies an atheist. Yet that is the impression given by Catholic Online’s half truth headline. This is like taking Saint Paul teaching … More →
AsiaNews: Church observers in China have reacted strongly to a revision of the regulations surrounding the election of bishops, which they say grants the government-backed Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church in China (BCCCC) overarching control. More on this here.
AsiaNews: More than twenty officers, from the family planning bureau have brutally beaten a man Wednesday, May 15 in the vicinity of Xiny. China Aid reports that the only reason that Zhang Futao, a farmer from Jiangsu Province, was attacked was because he is the father of three children, 12, 6 and 4 years of age. More on this here.
AsiaNews: Pope Francis has invited “all Catholics in the world” to join Chinese believers in prayer on May 24, to Our Lady of Sheshan, “I urge all Catholics around the world to join in prayer with our brothers and sisters who are in China, to implore from God the grace to proclaim with humility and joy Christ, who died and rose again; to be faithful to … More →
Catholic Online: ”Planned Parenthood has been far more lethal to black lives than the KKK ever was!” Those are the words from the outspoken and charismatic E.W. Jackson, an African-American pastor and attorney from Chesapeake, Virginia. Jackson, the Virginia GOP nominee for lieutenant governor, made these comments at the Republican Party of Virginia Convention this past weekend. Jackson is taking some within the black community to … More →
The following incisive article by Robert Reilly says it all about the anti-culture imperialism of the globalists’ leading enforcer of self-destruction. We are obliged to know the enemy’s ugly, cruel face if we are to engage him strategically in the arena as militant Catholics. As far as the activist perverts go and the oligarchic hegemony promoting their filthy “conduct,”I haven’t read a better analysis that … More →
CNA: As he hosted his weekly Wednesday audience in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis made his fourth appeal for prayer for the victims of the tornado that killed 24 people in Oklahoma. Read more here.
Edwards Peter: Suicide—whatever mental/emotional problems induce some to commit it and which might even mitigate its culpability—is objectively a gravely evil action (CCC 2280-2283) and may never be licitly chosen. When committed in a sacred place such as a church or shrine, suicide effects the “violation” of that space and divine worship (as opposed to personal prayers) may not be offered there until the place … More →
Medjugorje Today: visionary Vicka Ivankovic-Mijatovic has been seen in the homes of several people, even though it is known that she was elsewhere when the sightings occured. Vicka confirms that people have told her of healings through her visits, but says she does not know what happens. (So the website claims). More here.
OSV Daily Take Blog: AN EF-4 tornado (on the five-point Fujita scale) ripped through Moore, Okla., with winds up to 200 mph and a width of at least half-a-mile, reportsCBS News. At least 51 people were killed, and the death toll is expected to rise. Among those are at least 20 children, and 50 of the 236 injured were also children. Read more here. Correction update: … More →
CNA: The Holy Father wants to join in with the accolades of the faithful, but he can’t when they are shouting “Francis.” Read more here.
LifeNews: With Governor Peter Shumlin’s signature on a bill the state legislature approved, Vermont today becomes the third state after Oregon and Washington to legalize assisted suicide. More on this here.