Tag Archives: conversion of Russia
Zenit: A UN committee of legal experts reprimanded the Russian Federation last month for allowing the Ryazan province of Russia to enforce a law that bans the promotion of homosexuality among minors as part of a national effort to protect children from early sexualization, and related adverse health consequences. More on this here.
Catholic Culture: Auxiliary Bishop Barry Knestout of Washington has told local priests that Father Marcel Guarnizo, who denied Holy Communion to a lesbian at her mother’s funeral Mass, “has been placed on administrative leave with his priestly faculties removed.” More on this here.
Imagine. People had to wait in line in freezing cold for 24 hours. Yahoo News: Braving freezing cold temperatures and ice-covered sidewalks, tens of thousands of Russians stood in line Wednesday to see and kiss a newly arrived relic of the Virgin Mary in Russia’s largest Orthodox cathedral. Full report is here.
Even to the point of Metropolitan Hilarion defending Stalin’s persecution of Ukrainian Catholics! As I wrote before, the conversion of Russia, when it comes, will be a real conversion to the one, true Church, the Roman Catholic Church. Right now, two of Russian Orthodoxy’s highest leaders are as intransigent, defensive, revisionary, and parochially self-certain as ever when it comes to Petrine authority and the history … More →
Russia’s original sin was not Communism but schism. That was the major sin of Russia in 1917 when Our Lady appeared to the Fatima children. Rejecting Communism is not a religious conversion; rejecting schism is. Russia will be converted. Our Lady promised it. But the country must be consecrated to her Immaculate Heart, collegially, with the Pope and his bishops united, before that can happen. … More →
In reading this morning about the street fighting going on in Kingston, Jamaica, where battles between the police and drug dealers has left twenty-six civilians dead, plus thirty more between the gang members and police (if I am reading the report correctly), I came across the request of the Archbishop for all priests and religious to pray the traditional Saint Michael the Archangel prayer daily … More →