CNA, Courtney Mares: A Catholic priest and at least six others were killed by gunmen in an attack on St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benue State, Nigeria, the Diocese of Katsina-Ala confirmed Wednesday. Report is here.
Category: Current Issues in the Church
Marine Manual Lists Catholicism as ‘Extremist’ Group
Complicit Clergy: A slide used in a Department of Defense (DOD) training manual identifies Catholics and evangelical Christians as “religious extremists,” along with members of the Ku Klux Klan, al-Qaeda, and Hamas, according to a Marine Corps officer. See here.
March 28 1580 Martyrdom of Daniel O’Neilan, O.F.M.
Irish Martyrs: On March 28, 1580 Franciscan priest Daniel O’Neilan (Donal O’Neylan) was put to death in the town of Youghal by its military governor, Sir William Morgan (d. 1584). The town was caught up in the Second Desmond Rebellion … Continue reading
Public Mass Outlawed in . . . China? No! Ireland
CNA: Police have fined a Catholic priest for celebrating public Masses amid a nationwide lockdown. Gardaí imposed a 500 euro ($595) fine on Fr. P.J. Hughes, pastor of Mullahoran and Loughduff parish in County Cavan, after he offered Masses with … Continue reading
New Rules Have No Mention of Vatican in Episcopal Ordinations
CNA: According to new rules which will reportedly take effect on May 1, China’s state-run Catholic Church and bishops’ conference will select, approve, and ordain episcopal candidates—with no mention of the Vatican’s involvement in the process. Report is here.
Response to Press Inquiries Regarding Damien Fisher’s Misleading Article in the New Hampshire Union Leader
This statement was updated on February 6, 2021. Response to Press Inquiries In response to a misleading article that appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader on 2 February 2021 (“Vatican rejects Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary appeal”), … Continue reading
Biden’s Nominee for Secretary of Labor, Marty Walsh, on Marriage, Life, and Religious Freedom
The following is a News Analysis from the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts… ON JANUARY 7th, Joe Biden announced that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be his nominee for United States Secretary of Labor. His appointment to the Cabinet is expected … Continue reading
Saint Hilary of Poitiers and Dom Guéranger Speak to Our Bishops Today
If I told you that everything done by the Nazis in Germany was all legal, you might think me insane, but it’s true.1 They started the takeover of the country by putting in bad laws. If you are a legal … Continue reading
‘Restoring Eucharistic Reverence in an Age of Impiety’: My Interview with Dr. Peter Kwasniewski
For episode 258 of Reconquest, I interviewed Dr. Peter Kwasniewski on his latest book, The Holy Bread of Eternal Life, which is available from the publisher, Sophia Institute Press. Mr. Steve Cunningham, of the fantastic Sensus Fidelium YouTube channel, has … Continue reading
Where to From Here?
It was not surprising to hear the day after mainstream media proclaimed Joe Biden President-elect that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops officially congratulated him, hailing his declared victory as that of the “second Catholic President” in U.S. history. … Continue reading
Fall River, Mass. Cathedral Vandalized on St. Stephen’s Day
The following is a News Release from the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts… FOR THE second time in three months, the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Fall River has been damaged by vandalism. On the morning after … Continue reading
Nigeria: Kidnapped Bishop Moses Chikwe Released Unharmed
CNA: A Catholic bishop in Nigeria, who was kidnapped on Sunday, has been released unharmed, according to the Archdiocese of Owerri. Report here.
A James Corbett Must-See on “The Future of Vaccines”
If the Gateses and the Faucis and the representatives of the international medical establishment get their way, life will not return to normal until the entire planet is vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. What many do not yet understand, however, is that … Continue reading
China: Heroic Underground Bishop Who Spent 27 Years in Prison RIP
CNA: According to the Catholic outlet AsiaNews, headquartered in Rome, Bishop Andrea Han Jingtao, 99, a leader in the underground Catholic Church in China, died Dec. 30. Han Jingtao was the underground Bishop of Siping. In his early years growing … Continue reading