This past weekend, Brother Joseph and I were at the Catholic Identity Conference in Weirton, West Virginia. This is the conference which has been described as a traditionalist “unite-the-clans” event. In that regard, as in many others, it did not … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson & Lisa Bourne: German Cardinal Reinhard Marx suggested to the Youth Synod in Rome that more women in leadership positions in the Church is the answer to the Church’s sex abuse crisis. Read report here.
en.news: Bishop Antonio Staglianò of Noto, Sicily, intends to create a “Pop Christology” [English in the original] as a bywork to the ongoing Youth Synod. The Noto diocesan newspaper wrote (September 18) that through this Staglianó intends to propose to the … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn expressed his hope on the weekend that he might one day “also ordain women to the diaconate.” On 29 September, Cardinal Schönborn presided over a diocesan gathering in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: In a homily during of priestly ordination of Michael Sulzenbacher, SJM in Rome, the Cardinal touched upon the current situation in the Church, pointing to the Church’s “deep crisis of credibility caused by men.” He sees, as a potential … Continue reading
So great was this saint that Brother Francis used to say that she won from God 1000 years for the continuation of the Christian empire in the East before the Moslems took over Constantinople in 1453. Saint Pulcheris died in … Continue reading
Yes, be there or be square. Sister Mary Frolich, RSCJ is on the move “along the evolutionary tree.” Let’s help her “move along.” Fr. Z’s blog: The theological approach I am embracing is that Christ was already beginning to be incarnated from … Continue reading
However readers of the present lines first read or heard the news on August 2, the report included the words. “Pope Changes Church Teaching”. The full headline in the Washington Post was, “Pope Francis changes Catholic Church teaching to say … Continue reading
Here is a question for any reader who is a lifelong Catholic younger than 50: Have you ever heard a homily preached against the evil of contraception? My guess is that you have not. I know that I never have … Continue reading
Brother Francis wrote an article on Scientism in 1946 for From the Housetops magazine before the order of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was founded. You can read it here. National Catholic Register, Joseph Pearce: Science is good … Continue reading
Why are we not surprised? en.news: The Irish Catholic marriage counselling service Accord will offer its services also to same-sex couples who practice homosexual fornication, according to TheTimes.co.uk (July 23). More here.