A California court has ruled that a homeschooling family must send their children to school, saying, “We find no reason to strike down the Legislature’s evaluation of what constitutes an adequate education scheme sufficient to promote the ‘general diffusion of … Continue reading
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Caritas Internationalis has called for an end to the spate of military attacks and killings in Gaza that have left 118 Palestinians killed and more than 300 injured in just six days. Three Israelis … Continue reading
Moscow, Mar. 5, 2008 (CWNews.com) – A leading spokesman for the Russian Orthodox Church has recommended against ecumenical prayer initiatives, the AsiaNews service reports. Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, the deputy director of external affairs for the Moscow patriarchate, tossed cold water … Continue reading
Washington DC, Mar 6, 2008 / 05:09 am (CNA).- Democrat presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama in a speech before a Hocking College crowd on Sunday claimed that the Sermon on the Mount justifies his support for legal recognition of same-sex … Continue reading
“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