Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler:Years ago, at an inter-religious conference, I was befriended by a Muslim cleric who, when he learned that I had never met my father-in-law, promised to do his best to bring us together. (He fulfilled that promise, … Continue reading
A few months ago, in response to an article of mine on the Habsburgs, I faced what German-speakers have dubbed an “Online-Lynchmobb,” courtesy of Twitter. The puerile nature of the attacks drove me through the roof! Difference of opinion is … Continue reading
Last night, after a class that Sister Maria Philomena taught, concerned in part with chant notation, Sister Marie Therese and I were discussing the comparative merits of chant notation and modern notation. The conversation segued into a different topic (as … Continue reading
She’s taken lots of criticism for her stand, as is to be expected, so I’m giving public kudos to Stefanie Nicholas here, and recommending her fine piece on modesty to our readers, especially to the ladies. It’s on the Catholic … Continue reading
You may have missed the news because the leftwing mainstream media pretty much buried it, but a Gallup poll conducted last month showed that more than any other issue Americans identify immigration as the number one problem facing the U.S. … 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.
ChurchMilitant, Jules Gomez Over 30 town councils in Poland declared themselves “free from LGBT ideology” after anti-Catholic LGBT parades blasphemed the Blessed Sacrament and the icon of the Black Madonna and Warsaw’s mayor signed a pro-LGBT declaration in February calling for gay … Continue reading
LifeNews, Michaiah Bilger: With the faith of a child, young Jack Thimons began a campaign to change the heart of pro-abortion New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo through prayer and fasting. More here.
A couple of weeks ago President Trump formally launched his campaign for reelection and the crowded field of Democrats seeking their party’s presidential nomination have had their first television debate. Election year 2020 is upon us. That makes this a … Continue reading
CNA, Mary Rezak: Dog walkers, bike riders, joggers, and Catholics priests hearing confession – most of these things you can find in any given park on any given summer day. But one of these things is not like the others. … Continue reading
More information is coming out about Jason Marshall, a late vocation. One fellow seminarian noted that he was first in the chapel in the morning and last to leave. CNA, Mary Farrow: After a bus crashed on its way back … Continue reading
New Liturgical Movement, Gregory Dipippo: Every year around the feast of Corpus Christi, videos of this sort pop up on Facebook and elsewhere; here are a few of the more interesting ones I have spotted recently, starting with some footage … Continue reading
Denver Catholic, Mary Beth Bonacci: I saw my friend Shelly the other day, for the first time in 28 years. Back in the day, she was Shelly Pennefather, basketball phenomenon. She led Denver’s Bishop Machebeuf High School’s women’s basketball team … Continue reading