CNA: President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation Oct. 31 declaring November 2018 to be “National Adoption Month.” The president called adoption a “life-changing act” and a “blessing for all involved.” In addition to assisting families who seek to adopt, Trump … Continue reading
Independent, Peter Stubley: The Pakistani government has been accused of caving in to hardline Islamists by agreeing to stop a Christian woman leaving the country following her acquittal for blasphemy. Under the terms of the deal made on Friday night, prime … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Matthew E. Bunson: An interview with sociologist Father Paul Sullins, whose new study documents a strong linkage between the incidence of abuse and homosexuality in the priesthood and in seminaries. Interview is here.
Tradition in Action, Hugh O’Reilly: Peter Miles, raised from the dead by St. Stanislaus of Krakow, Poland, preferred to return to Purgatory rather than to live again upon earth. The celebrated miracle of this resurrection happened in 1070 and is related … Continue reading
I remember it well when I was in my twenties. It was hounded into the novices. “Perfect obedience is to obey like a corpse.” The quote was taken from Saint Ignatius. I know that this error grieved Brother Francis intensely. … Continue reading
Catholic Answers, Rita Reichardt: Sir Alec Guinness is considered one of the finest actors of the twentieth century, known for his ability to portray a wide range of characters. His portrayal of Hamlet on the London stage was widely acclaimed, and … Continue reading
Crisis, Michael Warren Davis: We honor St. Junipero because he was a baptist and a catechist who helped expand the borders of Christendom to the far end of the earth. And we revile Cromwell because he was a butcher and … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Lucetta Scaraffia, the editor of Women Church World, which is published by the Vatican, told the New Yorker that she expects Pope Francis to appoint women as cardinals before the end of his pontificate. Link here.
Crisis: “You young devils,” says Satan, the wily old misanthrope, wise in the ways of man, “believe you can damn the human vermin with reasoned arguments. Reason, as you should know, and for your own sake you had better remember, is of … Continue reading
ChurchPop: Have you ever read about Babe Ruth’s conversion story? It is absolutely amazing! Babe Ruth is commonly known as the greatest baseball player of all time. He was also known for his drinking, partying, womanizing, and for is appetite. But he was also … Continue reading
This is such an outrage. The Franco Foundation said it all. AP: Franco Foundation’s Juan Chicharro said such efforts would be seen as “an attempt to humiliate somebody to whom the Catholic Church in Spain owes its own existence.” Article … Continue reading
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church ( Colossians 1: 24). This passage cannot be interpreted … Continue reading
Mengele abandoned his Catholic Faith. In fact, in his post-WWII journal, Mengele specifically wrote, “We had to liberate Germanic history from Roman and Catholic influences.” National Catholic Register, Matthew Archbold; In the early 1990’s, Argentine authorities opened its archives to reveal … Continue reading
Fanatical Moslems vow to killer her and the three judges who acquitted her. Let us pray that the holy angels get her out of Pakistan to a safe place. NPR: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday announced the acquittal of Asia Bibi, … Continue reading
Increible! My brother delivers these meals in New Jersey. This seems to be a California thing. California Catholic Daily: Carol Alexander received a phone call from Sacramento County’s Meals on Wheels program last Friday and it wasn’t her usual case … Continue reading