Catholic Culture: The Holy See will allow Chinese bishops to participate in the December meeting of the Assembly of Chinese Catholic Representatives, although the Vatican refuses to accept the legitimacy of that organization. More here.
The Stream: An Army veteran was shot and paralyzed last year by a guy who robbed him and his girlfriend — and he’s showing Christ-like forgiveness to the shooter’s family this Christmas. Read more here.
Taken from 1Peter5, Andrew Bieszad “Whoever does not embrace the Catholic Christian faith is lost, like your false prophet Muhammad.” -St. Peter Mavimenus (d. 8th century), martyr from Gaza. Response reported in the Martyriologum Romanum when he was asked to convert … Continue reading
Blog for Dallas Catholics: We human creatures seem to have some built in flaws we are simply unable to overcome. Or we refuse to do so. One of the most critical of these is our steadfast refusal to learn from the … Continue reading
No comment necessary. AsiaNews: The Franciscan friars of Lahore celebrated the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad along with some Muslim families. The interfaith celebration was held yesterday at the “Dar ul Naeem”, center of Franciscan formation, during which the two religious … Continue reading
Community in Mission, Msgr. Charles Pope; I was explaining to a new Catholic recently that the reason the color purple (violet) is used during Advent is that Advent, like Lent, is considered a penitential season. During these times we are to … Continue reading
Let us pray that our Holy Father responds to grace and makes this an occasion for the collegial consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Catholic Culture: Pope Francis will make a pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady … Continue reading
This is a very informative article by our friend Maike Hickson. Her native tongue being German, she can easily get to the root of the truth coming out only in diluted form in German Catholic media. She has earned her … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Steve Jalsecac: Our Nov. 16-23 visit to Rome was the most dramatic of many such twice-per-year work trips we have taken there during the past 10 years. After meeting with cardinals, bishops and other Vatican agency and dicastery staff, John-Henry … Continue reading
Religion Digital, Cameron Doody: “mendacious information” libel. This has qualified the Archbishopric of Santiago de Compostela the news published by Infovaticana on Monday on the management carried out by Archbishop Julian Barrio two gay priests alleged “active” living as a … Continue reading
The Wanderer, Maike Hickson: The number of prelates publicly raising their voices in support of the Four Cardinals (Cardinals Raymond Leo Burke, Walter Brandmüller, Joachim Meisner and Carlo Caffarra) and their submitted dubia appears to be slowly increasing. Now a … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Lianne Laurence: The document, entitled A Pastoral Reflection on Medical Assistance in Dying and signed by 10 bishops, emphasizes pastoral care more than doctrine, [Bishop] Champagne told the Catholic Register. “Our concern is pastoral accompaniment. . . .we will welcome … Continue reading
PewSitter, Andrew Parrish: A new low for the Catholic Church in Spain has been reached with the ordination of a homosexual couple to the priesthood by Archbishop Julian Barrio of Santiago de Compostela. These men, part of an ordination class … Continue reading
Patrick J. Buchanan website: In this world, it is often dangerous to be an enemy of the United States, said Henry Kissinger in 1968, but to be a friend is fatal. The South Vietnamese would come to appreciate the insight. So … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Pete Baklinski: The four cardinals who have been chastised by top Catholic leaders for asking Pope Francis to clarify if his Exhortation Amoris Laetitia conforms to Catholic teaching join the singular ranks of a number of faithful bishops and cardinals … Continue reading