In an inspiring article in his diocesan weekly, the outspoken cardinal expressed no optimism as far as the Communist government in China granting religious freedom. He stressed that the hope of the Chinese faithful lies in suffering and prayer, with … Continue reading
Here, in Purcellville, Virginia, was a priest who exemplified the good pastor. Those who knew him were surely blessed. Those who knew him have an advocate whom they can approach now at any time. May the soul of Father Michael … Continue reading
This article may serve as a helpful introduction for traditional-rite newcomers. Father Kenneth Myers, a priest ordained for the Diocese of Pittsburgh in 1980, on the traditional Mass. The perspective is a pastoral one. Read the article at 4marks.com.
The Christian Order web site published this article by Joel McDurmon, who is, apparently, a sola-scriptura Protestant. Christian Order begs off the “evangelical” theology, but endorses the meat of the article. President-elect Obama ardently sought the Evangelical and “born again” … Continue reading
Hundreds of thousands is a wide approximation. I remember last year at a similar rally in Madrid the same figure was given. Well, whether it was two hundred or nine hundred thousand, that’s a huge gathering. Viva la santa fe … Continue reading
For the first time in seven years many thousands of pilgrims were free to come to Bethlehem without fear, and without restrictions. Palestinian Christians in the West Bank and Gaza, however, do not have such freedom, as the Israeli occupation … Continue reading
Patriarch Fouad Twal’s Christmas homily is well worth savoring, a beautiful message of hope and salvation in the midst of rending conflicts and bloodshed. In the city of Bethlehem the simple story of the Nativity was retold with passion by … Continue reading
We wish all our tertiaries, benefactors, friends and other various and sundry readers a blessed and merry Christmas. In celebration of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we offer several selections for your Yuletide spiritual reading. Thanks … Continue reading
Judge Fernando Ferrin Calamata is not the only Catholic judge left in Spain who opposes the socialist government’s fait accompli on legalizing same sex “marriages.” But he is the one now on trial for refusing to go along to get … Continue reading
Defending Catholic principles on life, the Supreme Pontiff expressed his “most deep concern about the text of the law on euthanasia and assisted suicide.” “Political leaders, whose duty is to serve the good of man, as well as doctors and … Continue reading
He is a progressivist Maryknoller whose liberal agitprop has been going on for decades. Father Roy Bourgeois may soon find himself declared an excommunicate by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The issue upon which he is staking … Continue reading
Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg is a Catholic head of state who believes that his Christian conscience must guide him. Sadly for him and for Luxembourg, he will likely lose his remaining royal powers and become a mere ceremonial figure. … Continue reading
Homosexual activists don’t like Rev. Rick Warren, so, when this “anti-gay” evangelical minister was selected by the president elect to deliver the invocation at Obama’s inauguration, they began to do what they do best: yell.
Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera, confirmed last week as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, has advocated reception of Holy Communion according to the Church’s ancient tradition, kneeling and on the tongue. When asked … Continue reading
Lisa Correnti, San Diego mother of seven, has a web site called One Nation Under God. On that site is a petition you can sign asking the U.S. bishops to take a strong stand with pro-abortion politicians. The effort has … Continue reading