Pete Buttigieg is the son of a Marxist disciple of Antonio Gramsci. That is no wild accusation. Dr. Joseph Buttigieg was an avowed Gramscian, who wanted, like his master, to transmit Marxism into the world through cultural means ( i.e., … Continue reading
At the beginning of August Italian Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, accused by liberals within Catholicism of “exploiting” the religion because he holds aloft his rosary and kisses its crucifix at political rallies, announced withdrawal of his party, … Continue reading
Diane Montagna’s Interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider (“Bishop Schneider says Vatican is betraying ‘Jesus Christ as the only Savior of mankind’”) has some gems in it. Below are three paragraphs with statements I consider particularly worthy of attention. The underlining … Continue reading
Church Militant published an article yesterday about two New England priests who have abandoned their priestly obligations to simulate marriage — to each other. Fathers Joseph Cooper and Michael Clements “recently ‘married’ and moved to Minnesota, leaving behind a trail … Continue reading
The following is a Catholic Action League of Massachusetts press release… Today, two officials of the administration of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh were convicted of conspiracy to commit extortion in the Boston Calling Music Festival case. A federal jury in the … Continue reading
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.
Catholic Culture: Dialogue “helps negate violent confrontations,” said Archbishop Sebastian Shaw of Lahore. “Ours is a society divided between religions and sects since the 1980s, but we do not want to convert anyone. The Church appreciates the beauty of diversity, … Continue reading
Today, after the email version of my latest Ad Rem went out (“Priestly Celibacy: Apostolic Tradition, not a ‘Mere Discipline’”), I received an email from a reader who had some objections to what I wrote. As I believe that some … Continue reading
CNA:A Church historian at Philadelphia’s Villanova University has said three U.S. bishops are “devout schismatics” who try to diminish the authority of Pope Francis. “They are devout in the sense that they publicly display their preference for a traditionalist Church … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Stephanie Mann: When Bastille Day comes around each summer on July 14, I just can’t bring myself to pop the cork on a bottle of Champagne-style California sparkling wine (the kind I can afford). The Fête Nationale … Continue reading
Ucanews: The Vatican’s pastoral guidelines to clergy in China have met with resistance and suspicion among elements of the Church.While some church observers believe the document has positive aspects, others view it as misleading. Report is here.
L’Espresso, Sandro Magister: “I have decided not to go to the ceremony even if they come to get me with a gurney. I am a man and not a monkey that performs however someone else wants. I had thought of … Continue reading