“As a bishop I cannot be silent”. The auxiliary bishop of Karaganda in Kazakhstan has spoken with Gloria.TV about his new book “Dominus est” in which he sharply criticises the practice of communion in the hand.
At the request of His Excellency, Bishop McManus, Bishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, Fr. Santos, pastor of Holy Name Church in Providence, Rhode Island will be conducting an introductory training workshop for priests and altar servers in the Traditional Latin Rite. … Continue reading
In a breezy real-estate feature highlighting New Hampshire towns, our scenic Richmond was mentioned for its conservatism. Saint Benedict Center was mentioned favorably in the article:
The following is a comment Father Harrison sent to the web site of the New Jersey Jewish News, in response to an article they published on the Good Friday prayer controversy. We post it here with his kind permission. Father … Continue reading
Pastor Hagee, who has endorsed John McCain’s presidential candidacy, defends himself from charges of anti-Catholicism. But can McCain ignore Hagee’s past characterizations of the church as “The Great Whore”? Read what William Donohue has to say.
We learn from the LA Times that the Spanish Bishops have mounted a stern offensive against the anti-Christian, anti-family agenda of the ruling Socialist party, whose leadership is infuriated at the intervention in politics by the Church. The powerful Spanish … Continue reading
In related news, Jordanian Prince El Hassan bin Talal condemned the kidnapping: “We condemn all acts of kidnapping and assassination as contrary to the basic precept of respect for human life and liberty. We are extremely saddened by the kidnapping … Continue reading
“It is not a question of ritualism, but a question of faith and love for Our Lord, Jesus Christ.” CNA STAFF, Mar 5, 2008 / 06:21 am (CNA).- Bishop Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of Kazakhstan, in a new interview has … Continue reading
In his Wednesday audience, Benedict XVI spoke of St. Leo the Great and the Roman Primacy: He was “a theologian and pastor, at the service of communion and a tireless promoter of Roman primacy, showing himself an authentic heir of … Continue reading
By Thaddeus M. Baklinski SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The California Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow on the constitutionality of the state’s homosexual marriage ban. The California law that limits marriage to heterosexual couples is being challenged … Continue reading
From Rocco Palmo comes some news of the preparations for the Pope’s trip, focusing especially on the new papal MC, Msgr. Guido Marini. Msgr. Marini is a quiet priest, who appears to be steering things into a liturgically more traditional … Continue reading
Given that Saint Francis Xavier brought Christianity to Japan, this news of the Russian Orthodox opening a church in Tokyo makes the Russian authority who decries Catholic Churches in “historically Orthodox areas” look a little insincere, doesn’t it?
Minneapolis, Mar 3, 2008 / 11:20 pm (CNA).- Efforts to return a Minneapolis Catholic church to liturgical standards have prompted dozens of parishioners to protest and leave their parish, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The church had held prayer services … Continue reading
Peter Jennings explains how the late English Cardinal, Henry Newman, may be created a Catholic saint in the coming months. No English person has been canonised, except for the martyrs that gave their lives for the Catholic Faith, since the … Continue reading
Catholic men gathered in West Allis, Wisconsin, to recharge their spiritual batteries in the kind of convention that inspires hope for the future of the Church in the United States. With confessions being heard throughout the day and two Masses, … Continue reading