Mary Rezac, CNA: Anyone who’s familiar with “Portlandia” probably remembers Colin the chicken – a heritage-breed, woodland-raised fowl who was fed a diet of sheep’s milk, soy and (local) hazelnuts and lived a happy life on a (local) 4-acre farm before … Continue reading
CNA: The bishop also noted that the publication “was released in the name of the Conference of Bishops, of which I [Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer] am a member, without my having previously seen its content, much less having approved it.” Full … Continue reading
WNDaily: A Texas mother and pro-life activists are fighting a Houston hospital in court after the facility cited a state law in its decision to refuse treatment for a 46-year-old man, despite the patient’s wishes and those of his family. Houston Methodist Hospital is standing behind … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews: Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich has proved himself again the leading American exponent of the German school of theology, telling an ABC interviewer that it was up to divorced and remarried Catholics and homosexuals to decide for themselves if they took Holy … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: The top court in the Dominican Republic has overturned legislation that allowed for legal abortion. The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that a law passed in 2014, with the backing of President Danilo Medina, violated the country’s constitution, which provides for … Continue reading
AsiaNews: In the past few days, Card John Tong Hon, Bishop of Hong Kong, and the Catholic Church have been accused of “discrimination” by LGBT groups and representatives of Western governments in the territory for defending the institution of the family … Continue reading
LifeNews: “You know, things are set up in such a way that the person in the world who has the greatest interest in protecting the baby is the mother,” claimed Carson. “We’ve allowed the purveyors of the vision to make … Continue reading
First Things: A Catholic who believes that conscience might really abrogate the Gospel has abandoned belief in the normativity of divine law, and its contribution to human flourishing. And a pastor who fails to instruct a misguided conscience seems to … Continue reading
Taylor Marshall: One of the very unfortunate results of the New Lectionary is that verses that might be deemed offensive have been removed from our liturgical celebrations. Full report is here.
“It has been our pastoral and personal experience, that members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community are people of good will, deep faith, with an abiding sense of their own Catholicity who have probed the depths of their … Continue reading
ChurchPop: This story reminds me of the threat the Communists made to Cardinal Kung prior to his arrest and imprisonment. They warned him that if any miracles happened at the tomb of Father Beda Chang whom they had tortured to … Continue reading
“And so he got drunk” Great article by Anthony Esolen, The Catholic Thing: “I have been thinking lately about marriage and annulments, and our Lord’s command that we should go forth to seek the one lost sheep that has wandered in … Continue reading
CNA: After months of debate and strong opposition, California governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into a law a bill enabling doctors to prescribe drugs that will end the lives of terminally ill patients. More here.