UCatholic, Billy Ryan: With France in anarchy, bishops gathered at the Synod of Charroux to decree the first Pax Dei in 989 A.D. The Peace of God automatically excommunicated anyone in Western France who attacked women, children, farmers, merchants, clergy, and churches. … Continue reading
Aleteia, John Burger: “I got messages back from some people saying things like, ‘I didn’t know I was coming to Las Vegas to become Catholic.’” Read about it here.
TFP, Plinio Maria Solimeo: The CNA quoted [Officer Mark] Byington. “Jesus is the shepherd, but we’re not the sheep. We’re the sheepdogs. What we’re called to is service to protect His sheep.” Article is here.
Catholic Stand, Bob Kurland: Soon, God willing, I’ll be attending this year’s Easter Vigil, when catechumens are received into the Church. So, I think back on my first Easter Vigil and how I became a Catholic, roughly 25 years ago. … Continue reading
I have posted here the article from Contre Reform Catholique by Abbe Georges de Nantes. It is a tribute he sent to his fellow religious Brother Bruno who had written a thirty page defense of the authenticity of the Holy … Continue reading
We hear incessantly these days that the nation is divided, as indeed it is. However, we never hear about the division that matters most in the long run. It is not the division between conservatives and liberals (much less the … Continue reading
‘Warren,’ she said, ‘he has come home to die: You needn’t be afraid he’ll leave you this time.’ ‘Home,’ he mocked gently. ‘Yes, what else but home? It all depends on what you mean by home. Of course he’s nothing … Continue reading
Aleteia, Larry Peterson: His name was Mariano Mullerat I Soldevila, and he was born on March 24, 1897, in Tarragona, Spain. He was the sixth of seven children and his parents, Ramon Mullerat and his wife, Bonaventura, were devout Catholics. … Continue reading
Bro. Andre Marie, prior of Saint Benedict Center, recently made mention on this website of Pope Francis joining with a top Muslim cleric in signing a “Document on Human Fraternity” that declares a “diversity of religions” to be “willed by … Continue reading
This is awesome. And, too, is the fact that the Catholic Church has grown in Nigeria from 19 million in 2005 to 52 million in 2010. The video is hard to play but if you keep hitting the play button … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: It happened February 1646 in the Philippines. Warships of the Dutch Republic, which had recently fought a decades-long war in Europe with Spain, were in the South Pacific attempting to wrest complete control of the … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Doreen Abi Raad: By the time he was 7 years old, growing up in Baghdad, Iraq, as a Sunni Muslim, John Paul — the name he later took when baptized — was starting to pray Islamic prayers, … Continue reading
There is no direct connection between the emergence of the new Catholic “far right” in France and the yellow vest uprising that is in its twelfth week at this writing, but there is nothing political in France right now that … Continue reading