Catholic Culture reports: Alexei II, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia since 1990, died this morning. He was 79. Born in Estonia, the future head of Eastern Orthodoxy’s largest autocephalous Church– and the largest Christian group outside the Catholic Church– … Continue reading
Catholic Culture reports: The Lourdes medical panel that has decided since 1954 which cures that take place at the should be deemed miraculous has abandoned the practice. Certain cures instead will be deemed “remarkable.” The panel’s secretary said, “The medical … Continue reading
Someone who knew Chief Anrig in his student days noted that his nickname was “Custos.” Custos is the Latin word for policeman. Swissinfo.ch reports: A 36-year-old police chief from central Switzerland was thrust into the limelight this week when he … Continue reading
This is a very interesting article, not only because it authenticates Antonio Gramsci’s conversion, but because it highlights his strategy for Communizing all Europe. In order to do that, Gramsci insisted that the Church, the new order’s main enemy, would … Continue reading
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