Bravo et merci beaucoup to the French Catholic youths, who concluded that God’s rights come before someone’s blasphemous and sacrilegious “freedom of expression.” From CWN: Armed with hammers and screwdrivers, four protestors in Avignon destroyed a blasphemous 1987 photograph of … Continue reading
UCANews: Filipino medical workers who decided to stay in Libya despite the war are considered “heroes” by the Libyan people, a Filipino Catholic priest reported. Read more here.
Former President Carlos Menem signed a declaration in 1998 that designated March 25 as the Day of the Unborn Child Zenit News: The bishops of Argentina are encouraging the faithful to observe the Day of the Unborn Child this Friday … Continue reading
Asia News: When asked what drove his life, he replies that his Catholic faith has played a “tremendous” part. “I often say – he tells the South China Morning Post – that we have our patients at heart rather than … Continue reading
Catholic Online: Shahbaz Bhatti was the only Christian member of the Parliament of Pakistan. He was executed in cold blood by militant Muslims on March 2, 2011. Over 10,000 people gathered on March 4 in Khushpur to commend him to … Continue reading
A tragic and beautiful story is found here on the CNA website. I’ve read about (and written about) a few saintly young men and women who were taken by God in their youth in the past few decades or so, … Continue reading
CNA reports: President of Chile Sebastian Pinera, said March 2 that human rights, especially the right to life from conception to natural death, must be protected in order to achieve comprehensive human development. Read more here.
Yesterday, a friend sent me a link to this story, with the remark, “At least you’re not the only ones being harassed in NH.” The reference was to Saint Benedict Center’s religious discrimination case that yet remains a subject of … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: A little church in a small town, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church was facing tough times. The congregation was dwindling, and Mass attendance was at an all-time low. The empty confessional was collecting dust, and donations were dismal. … Continue reading
I just made the acquaintance of a man named Chris Quinn, who volunteers at the Roederer Correctional Facility in LaGrange, Kentucky. He and other Catholic laymen have an apostolate among the prisoners there. Mr. Quinn wrote to tell me how … Continue reading
The apostolate is not something reserved to clergy and religious. It never was. Long before Vatican II — which, according to a strange mythology, first asserted the importance of the laity in propagating the Catholic message — Saint Vincent Pallotti … Continue reading
This is a beautiful story. CNA reports: Kolerok-Schott never forgot how Catholic Social Services had come to her aid during her “darkest hour.” Across the years, she has worked and saved to give something back to the organization that helped … Continue reading
Agenzia Fides: A small village on Silk Road, inhabited by 660 people, of whom 400 are Catholic (about 130 families), has given 14 vocations to the Church in recent years: 7 priests, 1 deacon, 3 religious sisters, 2 major seminarians … Continue reading
CNA reports: Mexican producer and actor Eduardo Verastegui has announced that his organization, Mantle of Guadalupe, is planning to build the largest pro-life women’s clinic in the United States. Verastegui’s announcement came during the first-ever gala held by Mantle of … Continue reading