We received news yesterday on the death of Brother Dominic Maria, O.S.C.O. Brother was an early member of Saint Benedict Center and a convert of Father Feeney’s from Protestantism. He was a Harvard student and the scion of the famous … Continue reading
According to CWN: “Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Holy See’s permanent observer at the United Nations, has criticized a proposed UN declaration, backed by all 27 European Union nations, to condemn discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Supporters of … Continue reading
Matt C. Abbott’s column on Renew America provides the priestly warrior a forum to undo an editorial that goes soft on the pro-abortion president-elect. “No-nonsense” comes to mind, when I read a Tchaichovsky-esque ending like this: HLI has worked with … Continue reading
Magdi Cristiano Allam is a convert on a mission. Our teacher, Brother Francis, himself a Semite, used to say, in good humor, that we Japhites tend to be too cerebral about religion and that the Semites are more visceral.
Hanoi, Dec 2, 2008 / 06:33 am (CNA).- In one of the largest protests to be held in Vietnam in decades, more than 5,000 people gathered in a candlelight vigil on Sunday evening at Saigon Redemptorist Monastery to demonstrate support … Continue reading
Bishop Paul Loverde would advise other bishops who have Catholic hospitals in their diocese to refuse to close their hospitals if Obama signs FOCA into law. No abortions, no closures. LifeNews.com reports: “I would say, ‘Yeah, I’m not going to … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro attended a ceremony for the country’s first religious beatification on Saturday in another sign of warming relations between the Communist-ruled island and the Catholic Church. Dressed in a dark suit, Castro sat in … Continue reading
The Bishop of Scranton, PA, has made a real pro-life name for himself. Not surprisingly, he is also receiving heavy criticism from liberals. Read what The Times Tribune says about a man dubbed “one of our heroes” by the no-nonsense … Continue reading
Bangalore, Nov 29, 2008 / 08:01 am (CNA).- Following a campaign in which nearly 500,000 Rosaries were prayed, a prayer initiative held for the victims of anti-Christian persecution in Orissa and elsewhere in India has ended in Bangalore. More here.
The Daily Breeze: A Roman Catholic priest has told parishioners they should confess if they voted for Barack Obama because the president-elect supports abortion. The Rev. Joseph Illo says his parishioners at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Modesto shouldn’t risk … Continue reading
If every priest would realize the urgent necessity of this sacrament. If it were thundered from every pulpit that no one should come to Holy Communion who is not living a life of grace, who is not living according to … Continue reading
In his new book Sheep and Shepherds, the Cardinal highlights the scriptural texts that condemn homosexual acts. But he also uses St. Paul’s inspired word to remind readers of their obligation to oppose such vices. To be silent is to … Continue reading
Traditionalists, and everyone else, are often unaware of the “other Latin rites” besides the classical Roman Rite (“Tridentine Mass” or now “Extraordinary Form”). There were, in fact numerous rites celebrated in Latin at the time of the Council of Trent. … Continue reading
By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY Evangelical Christians are adopting — and adapting — the rituals of Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas that are traditionally celebrated by Catholics, Lutherans, Eastern Orthodox and other liturgical churches. Full article … Continue reading
VATICAN CITY, 25 NOV 2008 (VIS) – Benedict XVI has sent a Message to Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, to mark the annual public session of the Pontifical Academies. The Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts … Continue reading