Attending a Conference on organ donation — in China of all places? That’s right. China is notorious for killing prisoners for their organs. As if Bishop Sorondo does’t know this? It’s a billion dollar business. This bishop, Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, … Continue reading
Egalitarianism is one of those -isms that we here at Catholicism.org are very much against. Yet, as even the great French Counter-Revolutionary Catholic, Ven. Emmanuel D’Alzon, argued, there are certain ways in which we humans are all radically equal. Inspired … Continue reading
L’Espresso, Sandro Magister: Zen: Recently I learned that the Holy Father, on a flight back from (I don’t remember where) said, “Sure, I don’t want to see a schism. But I’m not afraid of a schism.” And I’m going to … Continue reading
A funny thing happened on the way to the Knox Translation. I wanted to compare how the famous English priest’s translation of the Canticle of Canticles read as compared with the Douay version. This brought me to one of the … Continue reading
The video below is of a talk given by Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, whose YouTube channel thus summarizes it: Catholics the world over have been disturbed, scandalized, and galvanized by the Amazon Synod of October 2019. Since a complete theological analysis … Continue reading
Thanks once more to Mr. Steve Cunningham, of the Sensus Fidelium YouTube channel, for broadcasting to his very large and growing audience another episode of Reconquest. Relevant links for this show appear under the embedded video. To that brief list … Continue reading
Aleteia In 1937, the Soviet communist regime accused Ukrainian Catholic woman Janina Jandulska of directing a “subversive political organization.” The only organization that she was involved in, however, was a Living Rosary prayer group, which she had joined at the … Continue reading
In saying what is headlined, I do not mean that Archbishop Viganò is foreseeing the future, but that he is teaching the truths of revealed religion with stunning clarity and holy urgency. His Grace is objecting to the continuation of … Continue reading
Catholic World Report, Ed Condon: The Holy See’s relationship with a disreputable Swiss bank triggered an internal dispute between the Secretariat of State and Vatican financial authorities. At the center of the conflict was a multimillion-dollar line of credit used … Continue reading
The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) will have its annual collection this coming Sunday in Catholic parishes throughout the United States. No, you may not donate to it. This should not in the slightest be a controversial matter. The … Continue reading
AsiaNews, Bernardo Cervellera: For five days he has been under the supervision of public security personnel, under pressure. The Party wants to force him to attend a meeting of the “independent” clergy of Fujian. A member of Mindong: Pray for … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Pachamama is not a divinity or idol that is worshiped, but is mother earth, honored as the “creation and manifestation of the love of God,” writes retired Mexican Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel. More on this update here.
National Catholic Register, Edward Pentin: Although a good deal of negative and angry opinion abounds, a number of commentators are beginning to voice doubts about Cardinal Pell’s conviction. More here.
Catholic Culture:Missio, the pastoral agency of the Italian Episcopal Conference, published a prayer to Pachamama in an April 2019 publication devoted to the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region. The prayer, described as a “prayer … Continue reading