CNA: A theologian has resigned from the German “Synodal Way” forum on sexual morality. Katharina Westerhorstmann told the Catholic television station K-TV that she left the forum “not only because of time constraints, but also because of the concrete work in the … Continue reading
CNA, Francesca Pollio Fenton: His name is Juan Vicente Pérez Mora, he’s Venezuelan, passionate about his faith, prays the rosary twice a day, and is in the Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world. Mora was born … Continue reading
Saint Ephrem, an influential saint from the 4th century, is known as the “Harp of the Holy Spirit.” Why is that? Saint Ephrem is called the “Harp of the Holy Spirit” primarily because of the number of hymns and poems … Continue reading
The Media Report: It is yet another case of media hysteria getting ahead of the facts. In May of 2021, media outlets around the world broadcast shocking news: Catholic-operated schools for indigenous children in Canada had years ago dumped hundreds … Continue reading
Aleteia, The attack on a Catholic Mass in Nigeria Sunday morning – with the death toll now at over 80 worshipers – represents a troubling development in the ongoing saga of Islamist violence against Christians, says an American expert on … Continue reading
Al Jazeera, Ope Adetayo: Mass had just ended. The choir was singing the closing hymns, waiting for the priest to proceed out of the church when the first gunshot rang out. Seconds later, another gunshot followed. Report is here.
CNA: In one historic weekend, the Cardinal Archbishop of Guadalajara, José Francisco Robles Ortega, ordained 70 men to the priesthood in two separate ceremonies held June 4 and 5 at the Mexican Martyrs Shrine in that city. Report is here.
Fox News: The United States Embassy to the Holy See raised a pride flag Wednesday to commemorate the beginning of Pride month. The official social media accounts for the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See boasted of their celebration of Pride month … Continue reading
CNA, Jonah McKeown: Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will create 21 new cardinals in August, one of whom is the bishop of San Diego, California. Who is Bishop Robert McElroy? Here are some fast facts: A San Francisco native, McElroy … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Patti Maguire Armstrong: Wall Drug is an epic story of American ingenuity: A failing business turns into one of the world’s most famous tourist attractions through hand-painted signs offering free ice water. Today, more than 2 million … Continue reading
Catholic World Report, Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin:To a certain extent, Twain’s novel about the young, fifteenth-century French girl and Saint remains a puzzling act of devotion from a complicated man. When Mark Twain wrote a novel about St. Joan of … Continue reading
Eucharistia means good favor or good grace or good thanks. The mystery of the Holy Eucharist is that by which the God whose delight is to be with the children of men has contrived to remain always with us in … Continue reading
Life News: In defiance of her own Archbishop’s decision to deny her communion because of her aggressive promotion of abortion, new reports indicate Nancy Pelosi received communion yesterday at a liberal Catholic church in Washington. According to Politico, Pelosi was … Continue reading
Church Militant: Ella Logan (1913–1969) was a Scottish-born singer and actress who was famous in American pictures and early television. When she performed for the GIs in Italy, she kept one rule with iron-clad resolve: There would never be anything … Continue reading
My name is mentioned only once in the Bible. I was called a “savior” to Israel . . . with a small “s”. I defeated the Moabites and brought 80 years of peace to Israel. I was not a king … Continue reading