Category: News

Missionaries of Charity Going Traditional?

From Father Zuhlsdorf: Recently Sister Marcella, MC, the Regional Superior of the Missionaries of Charity in the North America, asked the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius to provide instruction in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite for the … Continue reading

Archbishop Burke Excommunicates ‘Priestesses’

From the web site of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis: Statement Regarding Those Involved in Attempted Ordinations of November 11, 2007 Archbishop Raymond L. Burke has issued the following statement regarding Patricia Fresen, Rose Hudson, and Elsie McGrath: As Archbishop … Continue reading

Cardinal Zen Writes Way of Cross for Good Friday

Says Pope Wanted Presence of Chinese Catholics in Colosseum By Anita S. Bourdin ROME, MARCH 13, 2008 ( The voice of Chinese Christians will be heard through the Way of the Cross Benedict XVI will lead in the Colosseum this … Continue reading

Pope’s third encyclical to be titled “Love in Truth”

Vatican City, Mar 14, 2008 / 01:10 am (CNA).- Pope Benedict XVI’s third encyclical will discuss Catholic social teaching, touching on issues as varied as poverty, peace, wars, international cooperation, energy sources, and globalization. The encyclical will be titled “Caritas … Continue reading

Pope to Enforce University ‘Crackdown’ in US?

There is a worthwhile and informational article in the Washington Post today, discussing expectations that the Holy Father will articulate a tough message against the malfeasance rampant in Catholic institutions of higher learning. The information in the article includes a … Continue reading

Bishop Stands Fast Against Homosexual Movement

Glasgow, Mar 14, 2008 / 06:56 am (CNA).- A Scottish bishop has said that the Catholic Church in Scotland has missed a “huge and well-orchestrated conspiracy” by homosexual activists, the Scotsman reports. Joseph Devine, the Bishop of Motherwell, said the … Continue reading

HLI Calls for Ouster of Notre Dame President

FRONT ROYAL, VA (MARCH 13, 2008) – The Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, STL, president of Human Life International, (HLI) today called for the firing of University of Notre Dame President Father John Jenkins, C.S.C., for his approval of the presentation … Continue reading

President Bush Wants Torture

House democrats failed to override President Bush’s veto on an anti-torture bill, so torture techniques could continue being used on terror suspects, and perhaps others, in the future. [Full Story]

Pope Condemns Errors of Enlightenment

Pope Benedict: Hedonistic Secularist Mentality Pervades the Church Leads to “spiritual atrophy” and “emptiness of heart” By Hilary White ROME, March 11, 2008 ( – The secularization that so characterizes many western societies has also found its way into the … Continue reading