CNA, David Ramos: In a farewell gesture to Our Lady of San Juan de los Lagos and his now former diocese, A Jorge Alberto Cavazos Arizpe on June 28 walked on his knees from the back of the diocesan basilica … Continue reading
From the Vatican: Over 700 catholic priests in Nigeria have held a peaceful protest on Thursday as they buried Fr. Vitus Borogo, a priest who was killed over the weekend in Kaduna state Vatican News had reported that Fr. Borogo, a … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Jonathan Liedl: Perhaps no U.S. diocese has implemented Traditiones Custodes, Pope Francis’s motu proprio restricting what is commonly known as the traditional Latin Mass, as forcefully as the Archdiocese of Chicago. In fact, Cardinal Blase Cupich’s enactment of the … Continue reading
1Peter5, John Michael Buckley: Now more than ever, I believe it to be of absolute necessity for churches to be prepared for the probable disruptions of Holy Mass, along with the security of our priests and families. With this in … Continue reading
Wimp, Trisha Leigh Ziegenhorn: People have all kinds of opinions on the popular chicken chain born in the American South, but for those who choose to frequent Chick-Fil-A, the prevailing opinion is that it’s stinking delicious. Not only that, but … Continue reading
AP U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights. Report is here.
I am the son of a king and queen who were saints. I died young at only 24, seven years before my father. So I never actually assumed the throne. I was canonized together with my father. Shortly before my … Continue reading
CNA, Joe Bukuras: St. Colman Catholic Church, a historic church located in Raleigh County, West Virginia, burned to the ground in an apparent arson attack Sunday, according to the local volunteer fire department. Report is here.
Church Militant, Christine Niles: On Oct. 13, 2012, Fr. Joseph Moreno was found dead in his rectory with a gunshot wound to the back of the head. It was immediately phoned in as a suicide by the man who discovered the … Continue reading
Catholic Stand, Hunter Leonard: The Second Deadliest Sin In my experience, the vice of envy is often explained merely as a worse version of jealousy. It might seem that envy is just another way to explain the sin of wanting … Continue reading
The Pillar, JD Flynn: Papal advisor Fr. Antonio Spadaro said Sunday morning that the pope’s appointment of San Diego’s Bishop Robert McElroy as a member of the College of Cardinals is “a strong and clear message for the Church in … Continue reading
Servant of God Chiara Corbella Petrillo. Photo Courtesy of Christian Gennari/www.chiaracorbellapetrillo.it By Francesca Pollio Fenton, Maisy Sullivan CNA, On June 13, 2012, a 28-year-old Italian woman, Chiara Corbella Petrillo, died in her wedding gown, surrounded by her family and friends. In … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Robert Brennan: Fathers often take a beating in popular culture, especially as they are depicted in television and films. If they even exist in the postmodern “family” constructs, they are usually there as comic foils or authoritarians … Continue reading
The Pillar, Michele la Rosa: As the Archdiocese of Chicago calls for liturgical orthodoxy in its implementation of Traditiones custodes, at least one parish has permitted lay people to give a homiletic reflection, despite the Church’s requirements that a homily be … Continue reading
National Carholic Register, Thomas L. McDonald: At dawn on Oct. 4, 1966, Maj. Joseph Tedeschi was in the officers’ tent of a forward operating base in Vietnam. The division chaplain, who happened to be a Catholic priest, poked his head … Continue reading