ChurchMilitant, Stephen Wynne: Hungary is pushing forward with a raft of pro-family measures designed to boost the country’s birth rate. Last month, the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán began offering married couples a €30,000 ($34,000) loan with built-in benefits aimed at … Continue reading
C-Fam, Stefano Genarrini: The White House confirmed the launch of a global U.S. campaign to promote acceptance of homosexual acts last week after several months of confusion and misinformation surrounding the administration’s position on LGBT issues.Report is here.
I distinguish the Koran from Mohammed because there is ample evidence that this book was not written by Mohammed. In fact, Mohammedan scholars all agree that their prophet communicated his “revelations” only verbally. First mention of such a composite book … Continue reading
I knew that Thomas Jefferson was a Deist and he rejected the divinity of Christ. And I knew that with his own hand he made for himself an abridged four gospels excised of all miracles. What I did not know … Continue reading
I grew up with some of Vincent Price’s movies. The scariest for me, at the age of ten, was House on Haunted Hill. I think every kid in my hometown in New Jersey was there at the Majestic Theatre that … Continue reading
CNA, Perry West: Small business owners, laborers, and job-seekers in Minnesota can now connect with fellow Catholics using modern technology- a website and social network – and a very ancient concept – a guild. Read about it here.
CatholicPhilly.com, Catherine Sheehan: A woman who spent 20 years imprisoned in China for being a faithful Catholic has helped hundreds of Chinese migrants convert to the faith in Australia. Story is here.
Catholic Culture: Dialogue “helps negate violent confrontations,” said Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore. “Ours is a society divided between religions and sects since the 1980s, but we do not want to convert anyone. The Church appreciates the beauty of diversity, … Continue reading
Dilexi decorem domus Domini, Father B. Jerabek: When a person who is already baptized is received into the Catholic Church now, the ordinary profession of faith used is quite simple. The person states (without having to put his or her … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Fr. Dwight Longenecker: Everybody likes a good mystery, and we like to watch as the sleuth sifts the clues, eliminates false leads, tracks down the culprit and gets his man. I enjoyed putting pieces of the puzzle … Continue reading
Makes one wonder. National Catholic Register, Edward Pentin: By October 2016, two years into his term as prefect of the Vatican’s Secretariat for the Economy, Cardinal George Pell had become aware of a Vatican dicastery handling large amounts of unregistered … Continue reading
Gallup Diocese, Bishop James S. Wall: Recently Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI released a powerful letter, in which he touched on a number of topics, including especially the sexual abuse crisis that has impacted the Church and even society as a … Continue reading
Philip Kosloski of Aleteia poses this question. He gives a very weak answer leaving the question in doubt, although he does provide the correct answer when he cites the Catholic Encyclopedia and Saint Jerome. I tried to enter a comment … Continue reading
New Liturgical Movement,: These are hard times for the Catholic Church, to be sure. Scandals of all sorts are daily reported, often rising up to the highest levels. In return, the leadership often seem arbitrary and tone-deaf – unsure of … Continue reading
One wonders who is behind the ALA and who are Mary Ghikas and Loida Garcia-Febo, Executive Director and President of the Assocation? ChurchMilitant; In June, Personhood Alliance Education brought to light an intentional movement within the American Library Association (ALA) to bring … Continue reading