LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: In light of the continuous and insisting pressure on the Catholic Church (also in relation to the upcoming 2019 Pan-Amazon Synod) to let go of priestly celibacy and to allow the ordination of morally proven married men – “viri probati” – the recent book by Father Gary Selin, Priestly Celibacy: Theological Foundations, gives a good overview of the history and theology of priestly celibacy. As he shows, this practice can be traced back to Apostolic times. Full review is here.
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“Saint Hippolytus had been an antipope during the pontificate of Pope Saint Callistus. He was banished to Sardinia where he submitted to the legitimate Pope and urged his followers to submit also. He atoned for his sins by his martyrdom.” https://t.co/NF4UsOJlFj17 hours ago
Brother André Marie, M.I.C.M.“One day, when the Saracens were besieging Assisi and trying to enter the Convent of Saint Damian where she and her nuns lived, she lifted up a monstrance in which the Blessed Sacrament had been placed and called upon Jesus to put the Saracens to flight…” https://t.co/jaXM7qORXi2 days ago