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
National Catholic Register, Joan Frawley Desmond: In one tweet, Mark (her son) reported that his mother had “28 grandchildren, some of whom she has never seen.” Other tweets reviewed highlights of his mother’s life preceding her religious vocation: her marriage … Continue reading
Denver Catholic, Jared Staudt: Cardinal Joseph Zen, the Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, was recently arrested for allegedly failing to register a charity designed to help dissidents with the police and also of colluding with foreign forces. While the Cardinal … Continue reading
Daily Compass, Andrea Zambrano e Luisella Scrosati: First, the civil union at the registry office, then the blessing in church. It’s the first time a gay couple has been blessed in public in an Italian church. What’s more, it took place … Continue reading
Crux, The Diocese of Worcester has told a local middle school that it can no longer identify itself as a Catholic school because it disobeyed the bishop’s order to take down its Black Lives Matter and Pride flags. The Boston Globe … Continue reading
Crux, Elise Ann Allen : Wild boars have long been one of Rome’s most notorious pests, and in recent months they have become an increasing public nuisance as they have ventured further into the city, raising concern among locals about … Continue reading
ChurchPop: Andres Jaromezuk -The Passion of the Christ is already a classic movie and well-known to all Catholics. But did you know the impressive conversion testimony of Barabbas actor Pedro Sarubbi? That’s right, he experienced something amazing during the film’s production, which … Continue reading
CNA: The rector of a German Catholic seminary was found dead last week in an apparent suicide. Father Christof May had been removed the day before from all his offices by Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg. Bätzing, the current chairman … Continue reading
CNA: The 300-member Franciscan province of Saint Elisabeth in Germany has elected as its new superior Father Markus Fuhrmann, who a few weeks ago publicly came out as homosexual. Report is here.
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.