Whether or not one thinks that the episcopal decision in now most of the country (and elsewhere) to suspend public Masses is a wise one or not, we are now virtually all stuck with the new status quo. I have … Continue reading
Catholic Culture, Bishop Athanasius Schneider: On the question of the true pope in the light of the opinion of the automatic loss of the papal office for heresy and the speculations about the resignation of Benedict XVI. Full article is … Continue reading
CNA: Australia’s High Court will hear on Wednesday arguments in the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse. Report here.
National Catholic Register (CNA): In a video released on Thursday by Vatican Media, Pope Francis announced that his prayer intention for the month of March is for “the unity of Christians in China.” “Let us pray together that the Church … Continue reading
UCANews: Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy charges in 2019, is seeking political asylum in France. The move comes only nine months after Bibi and her family were allowed to leave Pakistan and seek asylum in Canada.The … Continue reading
UCANews: Outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired bishop of Hong Kong, has toughened his stand against a Vatican-China pact in an open letter accusing a Vatican senior cardinal of manipulating Pope Francis.He accused Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro … Continue reading
CNA: A retired archbishop who accused Pope Francis of heresy has been ordered to cease celebrating Mass in public. Report is here.
God bless Bishop Athanasius Schneider, who once more lives up to his religious name! (His baptismal name is Anton.) God bless Dr. Taylor Marshall, too. Those who portray the man as an opportunist for “profiting from the crisis in the … Continue reading
The Imaginative Conservative, Charles Coulombe: On November 4, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI issued an Apostolic Constitution, Anglicanorum Coetibus, in response to “groups of Anglicans” who had petitioned “repeatedly and insistently to be received into full Catholic communion individually as well as … Continue reading
The man who repudiated the faith and morals of his Baptism, the failed mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, had a neighbor who has recently broken his silence! That neighbor is none other than the Catholic, Dr. … Continue reading
Reading the Liturgical Year for the Feast of Saint Cyril of Alexandria today (February 9), I came across some very timely words I would like to share with our readers. These noble thoughts of the intrepid Dom Prosper Guéranger are a … Continue reading
I was thrilled to learn that my amateur canonical opinion agrees with Dr. Peters’: Even to propose a three-year Pre-Cana program (Spanish bishops) or to call for a mandatum docendi process for bloggers (Bp Barron) shows a basic misunderstanding of what … Continue reading
This article deserves an introduction, or at least an explanation. In December of 2016, I authored “Circumcision: An Acceptable Practice?,” which was edition 283 of my fortnightly Ad Rem. Around that time, I also interviewed Dr. David Lang on the same … Continue reading
ChurcMilitant, Bradley Eli: A Catholic bishop jailed by China’s Communist officials for 13 years is being given a few weeks of freedom before being sent back to solitary confinement. Communist authorities are temporarily freeing Bp. Agostino Cui Tai, ordinary of the diocese of Xuanhua … Continue reading