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Alternative news sources for secular news. Here is a list of online news sources that don’t reheat the standard New-York-Times-CNN-BostonGlobe-HuffPo-etc-etc-approved version of what goes on in the world. We in no way endorse the editorial policies of these organizations, but neither could we do the same for the common media outlets.
- Andrew Cusack (not news per se, but has many news items and links)
- American Spectator
- Human Events
- Info Wars
- Information Clearing House
- Interfax (and Interfax Religion)
- Israel-Palestine: The Missing Headlines
- RT (Russia Today)
- The American Conservative
- The New American
- Vatican Information Service
TFP: At the time Brittany Maynard  was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer Donielle Wilde, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was given an equally somber diagnosis of stage four breast cancer. The similarities between the two stop there. Donielle was pregnant with her tenth child and was given two unacceptable options that could save her life, abortion or aggressive cancer treatment,  which might injure her … More →
LifeNews.com: James Pendergraft is a late term abortionist, who performs abortions up to 28 weeks. He works in Florida. From an article about him: “Pendergraft also isn’t bashful about making money in his line of work. He says he went into a profession he believes in, and it happens to be profitable… He will not reveal annual revenues, but he says his clinics are “very economically … More →
Lincoln Journal Star: Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers said the display was one of the worst things he has seen happen while a member of the Legislature. It is especially abhorrent because lawyers are doing it, he said. Not one of them could give a cogent argument justifying the placing of a Christian icon in the Rotunda, he said. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, … More →
On and on and on it goes. Not over yet! The LCWR is run by a gang of heretics who oppose the teaching of the Church on Faith and morals. They want women priests. They are pro-abortion. Pro-contraception. What is to discuss? Excommunicate any nun or sister that does not renounce the LCWR and get on with it. Too many good women religious are being … More →
Les Femmes, the Truth: It was still happening in my own diocese up until the public exposure of the bully priests and their correction. The last episode I’m aware of was in 2002 when a former pastor of mine refused Communion to Virginia State Delegate Dick Black. The priest took on the wrong guy and the negative publicity, I’m sure, convinced the bishop to instruct … More →
UCANews: Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school in Pakistan on Tuesday in one of the country’s bloodiest attacks in recent years. Witnesses described how a huge blast shook the Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar and gunmen went from classroom to classroom, shooting children. More on this horror here. Share, Bookmark, Like: … More →
Phil Lawler, Catholic Culture: If it is accurate–and I have no reason to doubt that it is– the report that Benedict XVI wanted to be known as “Father Benedict” after his resignation is strange and illuminating. Why? Because today he is not known as Father Benedict. More on this here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
AsiaNews: Father Luca Bolelli: Let me tell about Vuon. The first time I met Vuon, I was travelling with some Christians from our community of Kdol Leu. As we went by the mission of Kratié, we stopped to say hello to that champion of tenderness and goodness that is Sister Savier, an elderly Thai missionary. After I got off the bus, I saw a young … More →
Catholic News Service: Dressed in green T-shirts and clutching statues of Our Lady of Guadalupe covered in plastic, a group of pilgrims from Guerrero prayed, posed for photos in front of the basilica dedicated to the national patroness, set out on a march to their hometown in the hills south of Mexico City. Read more here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
CNA: “¡Que Viva le Virgen de Guadalupe! ¡Que Viva Cristo Rey! ¡Que Via San Juan Diego!” said Archbishop Gomez in farewell. “¡Que viva! ¡Que viva! ¡Que viva!” replied the people seated in the stands and across the stadium field, many waving flags or wearing attire emblazoned with images of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Full report is here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
TFP: Students at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota – a Catholic institution founded in 1885 – are currently being offered “volunteer/internship opportunities” with mega-abortion provider Planned Parenthood, according to the university’s web site. Other pro-abortion advocacy groups featured by the university as “volunteer/internship opportunities,” include NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota, Pro-Choice Resources, Family Tree Clinic, and the National Organization for Women-Minnesota (NOW). More on this … More →
CNA: Pope Francis on Saturday approved the advancement in the causes for sainthood of eight men and women, including two Palestinian nuns and an 20th century Italian wife and mother. The Holy Father authorized the promulgation of the decrees for three Blesseds and five Servants of God during a Dec. 6 audience with the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Cardinal Angelo … More →
Pro-Medjugorjie website Spirit Daily often posts laudatory articles of ‘righteous’ Protestants who have visions and miracles and near-death experiences. None of them renounce their heresy and become Catholic. It isn’t in the message of the “vision.” And Medjugorjieite Michael Brown has no problem with that. This latest tells about the miraculous recovery of a wayward Catholic sky-diver who went from the cusp of hell to the … More →
AsiaNews: The problem of Syrian refugees has now become a “humanitarian” and an international crisis”. Unless the world finds a solution, this tragedy will have disastrous effects for the whole Middle East, said Fr Paul Karam, director of Caritas Lebanon. Speaking to AsiaNews, the head of the Catholic charity explained that his organisation has been involved non-stop dealing with the never-ending flow of Syrian families … More →
AsiaNews: Fr Domingo Cho, 40, is a Dominican from Seoul. A priest for 12 years, he has carried out his pastoral ministry among North Korean refugees seeking asylum in the South, helping them through the hard task of integrating in a society that, despite the (almost) identical language, is as alien and distant as can be. More on this here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, … More →