AsiaNews.it: The notice [“Special Emergency Notice”] contains five points. In particular, it requires priests to register and declare the number and situation of the faithful. The priests were also asked to report to the local authorities any minors entering the religious … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli, Antonio Socci: Amid the cheerful, colorful streets of Siena, in festivity for “Il Palio della Madonna di Provenzano”, and a week following the electoral tsunami, some of the city’s leftist big-wheels and intellectuals wander around like they are lost; questioned … Continue reading
CWR, Paul Senz: The Most Reverend Bishop Athanasius Schneider was ordained a priest on March 25, 1990 and he was consecrated a bishop at the Altar of the Chair of Saint Peter in Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, on June 2, 2006, … Continue reading
Fr. Zs blog: In contrast [to ordinary-rite ordinations], the “traditionalist” communities, where priests primarily celebrate Mass in the Old Rite, are continuing to grow. La Croix calculates that 20 per cent of new priests this year come from communities classed as “traditional” or “classical”. These … Continue reading
Aleteia, Larry Petersen: Maria Domenica Lazzeri was born in Capriana, Italy, on March 16, 1815. She was the youngest of five children born to Margaret and Bartolo Lazzeri, who was a miller by trade. However, Bartolo died in 1829 from … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: The Supreme Court of the state of Wisconsin has rule that Marquette University violated its tenure agreement with John McAdams, a political-science professor who was suspended after he criticized a teaching assistant for banning any negative comments on same-sex … Continue reading
This a a very good and insightful little article by Scott Smith, which I post below. It demonstrates that there are hidden depths in all of scripture. I remember many years ago chatting with a Seventh Day Adventist elder in … Continue reading
New Liturgical Movement, Gregory Dipippo: Yesterday, the Fraternity of St Peter began its 2018 General Chapter, which is being held this year at their American seminary, Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Denton, Nebraska. On the agenda are the elections of … Continue reading
As expected, and so promptly Catholic Herald: The Bishop of Würzburg has allowed all Protestants married to Catholics to receive Holy Communion at jubilee Masses for married couples in his cathedral. Report here.
LifeNews, Steven Ertelt: A pro-life mother of seven is reportedly one of three finalists on President Donald Trump’s condensed list of top Supreme Court nominees. The president has reportedly narrowed down his initial list of 25 conservative judges to three … Continue reading
She is also, unsurprisingly, pro homosexual ‘marriage’. And, on the murdering of the pre-born, she even voted against a ban on partial-birth abortion. LifeNews, Steven Ertelt: For the second time since the retirement of pro-abortion Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, pro-abortion … Continue reading
Sad to say, Catholic Herald writer, Jonathan Luxmoore, offers no praise for Franco, referring to him as “the dictator.” Nor does he express any indignation that General Franco’s remains are to be removed from his place of honor in “The Valley … Continue reading
LifeSIteNews, Maike Hickson: A Swiss bishop is praising Humanae Vitae’s “prophetic significance” and warning that contraception is “part of the culture of death.” Read article here.
Editor: I just noticed that the icon for this column has the Republic of California separated from the stars and stripes. Sorry about that. Until I replace it with another image, bear with it (pun intended). Certainly a peculiar fact, … Continue reading
And the soldiers also asked him, saying: And what shall we do? And he said to them: Do violence to no man; neither calumniate any man; and be content with your pay (Matthew 3:14). Then Jesus saith to him: Put … Continue reading