July 16 is the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Brown Scapular. ATX Catholic, Guadalupe Rodriguez: Blessed Isidore Bakanja is the first martyr of the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel whose feast we celebrate … Continue reading
Catholic Exchange, Henri Ghéon: There can still be found in the French countryside not only isolated rocks of religious enthusiasm but also, as it were, great alluvial deposits, scarcely covered with sand, wherein the convictions of their forbears endure and only … Continue reading
Aleteia, Tom Hoopes: Then I told the story of hero priest Father Ragheed Ganni to summer camp students at Benedictine College last month, I had to pause to regain my composure. Read in full here.
National Catholic Register, Anna Abbot: “Going medieval” is a term synonymous with ignorance, barbarism and being uncouth. The Middle Ages are often portrayed as a bleak time, living in the shadows of Roman civilization. The Middle Ages also tend to … Continue reading
Institute for Family Studies, Lyman Stone: In 2015, the government of Hungary announced a major new policy: families would be given generous subsidies to buy or build new homes, and the subsidies would scale up based on their marital status and … Continue reading
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
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