Taylor Marshall: Did Our Lord give the Holy Eucharist to Judas Iscariot at the Last Supper and First Mass? Saint John Chrysostom explains the Apostolic Tradition that Christ did indeed give the Holy Eucharist to Judas Iscariot: Read the rest … Continue reading
Msgr. Pope: For my money, the best Advent hymn ever is Veni Redemptor Gentium (Come Redeemer of the Nations), written by St. Ambrose in the 4th century. It is more widely known by the title “Come Thou Redeemer of the … Continue reading
AsiaNews: The bishop emeritus of Hong Kong laments the silence of the Holy See on the ordination of bishops at Chengdu and Xichang with the participation of an excommunicated bishop. Upcoming Assembly of Chinese Catholic Representatives a slap down for Pope. … Continue reading
CNA: Every day in the remote villages of Northeast India courageous priests and nuns are braving the elements of the wild – including tiger attacks and elephant stampedes – to bring the Good News to people who have yet to … Continue reading
Other than my objection to the use of the word “Holy” before a scrambled expletive in the opening sentence from an emailer, this is indeed “scary” information provided by Dr. Paul Kengor and it should alarm Catholics who do not … Continue reading
AsiaNews: President-elect Donald Trump has asked why the United States should keep to the principle of “one China”, if Beijing will not make concessions on trade or other issues. The newspaper Global Times has provided an immediate answer: Trump is an … Continue reading
AsiaNews: From December 26 to 30 next the Ninth National Assembly of Chinese Catholic Representatives will be held in Beijing. It is the most authoritative gathering of the official Church in China, the one recognized by the government. In its statutes … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Stephanie Mann: Four hundred and thirty-five years ago, on December 1, 1581, an infamous priest was executed at Tyburn. Edmund Campion, SJ was a traitor in nearly all Englishmen’s eyes (except for the Catholics whom he served). … Continue reading
Catholic Culture, Fr. Jerry Pokorsky: Several years ago an article appeared in the Washington Post, of all places, on the history of contraception. The writer reported that wormwood—a kind of herbal derivative—was used as a contraceptive by the ancients. (The … Continue reading
Fox News: An Italian priest has decided to break with tradition and not set up a Nativity scene in his town’s cemetery this Christmas — in order to avoid offending Muslims, Milan’s Corriere della Sera reported on Friday. More here.
These thoughts of Cardinal Meisner are worth our savoring in these troubled times. There is a boy here that hath five barley loaves, and two fishes (John 6:9). No detail is insignificant in holy scripture, as the good cardinal notes regarding … Continue reading
Eric Worrall, WUWT: Catholic Online reports that new priests will be expected to be familiar with and promote efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The rest is here.
www.chiesa, Sandro Magister: The conflicts set into motion today by “Amoris Laetitia” have a precedent in the Christological controversies of the late Roman empire. They were resolved by the ecumenical council of Chalcedon. From Chile, one scholar proposes that the … Continue reading
The Wanderer, Maike Hickson: Cardinal Paul Josef Cordes, a retired Curial Cardinal and former head of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum, has now added his own voice to those voices supporting the Four Cardinals and their dubia as sent to the … Continue reading
Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the internationally renowned apologist of the fullness of the Catholic faith, admits that we are already witnessing a bizarre schism among some clergy who profess union with the pope but who have broken their ties with Christ, … Continue reading