The spokesman of the Chinese foreign ministry responds to the call for peace issued yesterday by Benedict XVI: no tolerance for criminals. To AsiaNews, the Tibetan prime minister expresses gratitude and appreciation for the words of the pontiff. Full story … Continue reading
Rome, Mar. 19, 2008 (CWNews.com) – The official Vatican newspaper has offered high praise for a film on the Katyn massacre. The Oscar-nominated film, entitled simply Katyn, is a story based on the historical realities of 1940, when Soviet troops … Continue reading
Or, so says Reuters News Service. They have it that the Secretary of State, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, is going to author the note. Here’s the article by Reuters.
This 2003 interview of the Vatican News Agency, Zenit, with author/historian, Bradley Birzer, is worth a read for fans of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Read.
Yes, the games must go on. Just look the other way. Run, jump, swim, play ping-pong, and go for the gold. The U.S. State Department is paving the way in whitewashing the ongoing atrocities of the People’s Republic of China … Continue reading
Mumbai, Mar 18, 2008 / 05:14 am (CNA).- A Hindu radical group on Saturday attacked two Catholic nuns and three teenage girls in a western Indian village as they prepared to hold a women’s educational program, UCA News reports. Sister … Continue reading
A BBC spokesman said, “We are not seeking to subvert or rewrite the Gospel narrative – we are just retelling it to bring it alive for a contemporary audience.” I would be better put: “A spokesman for Lucifer said, ‘etc. … Continue reading
CAMBODIA – PHNOM PENH (UCAN) — Catechumens in Cambodia commonly face challenges including family rejection, community ostracism and government unease.UCA News spoke with catechumens of St. Joseph Parish in Phsar Thoich, Phnom Penh, recently about their journey into the Church. … Continue reading
Exclusive Interview: Ottawa Archbishop Explains Why Pro-Abortion Politicians are Denied Communion By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, March 14, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The mainstream media has picked up on comments by Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast regarding reception of Holy Communion for pro-abortion … Continue reading
Vatican City, Mar 16, 2008 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- At the end of the solemn celebration, Pope Benedict XVI expressed again his deep sorrow over the death of Archbishop of Mosul for Chaldeans, Monsignor Paulos Faraj Rahho, who tragically disappeared … Continue reading
Father Michael J. McGivney would be first American born priest to be declared a saint. 3/16/2008 (kofc.org)Pope Benedict XVI Saturday approved a decree recognizing the heroic virtue of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus. The pope’s … Continue reading
The UK Telegraph reports that negotiations for just that are taking place.
John Allen says that “‘evangelical Catholicism’ constitutes a mega-trend in Catholic life.” But what is he talking about? [W]hat I’m trying to describe is the most powerful current at the policy-setting level of the church, as well as a dynamic … Continue reading
(AGI) – Vatican City, mar. 14 – On Monday the 17th of March Pope Benedict XVI will preside, in the Redemptoris Mater Chapel located in the Vatican, a mass for Mons. Paulos Faraj Rahho, Chaldean archbishop of Mosul, who was … Continue reading