en.News: Catholic youngsters prayed a rosary of reparation during a commemoration of the German heresiarch Martin Luther in the church Notre Dame des Blancs Manteux in Paris on October 31. Report is here.
1Peter5, Maike Hickson: As Professor Claudio Pierantoni recently stated, there is an ongoing debate between himself and Professor Josef Seifert on one side and Professor Rocco Buttiglione on the other as pertains to the apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia. Buttiglione, who is known as … Continue reading
EN News: The group “Spezzare il pane” (“Breaking the Bread”) in the archdiocese of Turin, Italy, has officially started with the celebration of “ecumenical masses” where Holy Communion is distributed to Catholics and non-Catholics. More here.
Fatima Perspectives, Christopher Ferrara: The current unparalleled crisis in the Church is largely the result (aside from the utterly disastrous “liturgical reform”) of the proliferation of pseudo-doctrines, slogans and buzzwords in post-conciliar thinking. Among these are “ecumenism” (an essentially meaningless … Continue reading
LifeSite News, Jan Bentz: If you happen to receive a piece of mail from the Vatican this year, don’t be surprised to see the face of Martin Luther. The Vatican office charged with issuing stamps, known as the Philatelic and Numismatic Office, confirmed … Continue reading
Catholic Herald: Police removed a group of young Catholics from the cathedral in Brussels after they recited the rosary out loud, disrupting a service celebrating the Reformation. Report with video is here.
1Peter5, Steve Skojec: In his Monday column at First Things, Italian journalist and veteran Vatican-watcher Marco Tosatti gave voice to what had previously been little more than a whispered rumor: that a group was at work, with Vatican knowledge and support, on a … Continue reading
LifeSite News, Matthew Cullinan Hoffman: Cardinal Gerhard Müller has rebuked the secretary-general of the Italian Episcopal Conference for claiming that the Protestant Reformation was an “event of the Holy Spirit.” Report is here.
Fr. Z blog: One of Pope Francis’ very most favoritists of the Italian bishops, personally raised by the pontifical hand to power in the episcopal conference, Bp. Nunzio Galantino, gave a talk at my old school, the Pontifical Lateran University (“The … Continue reading
Christian Today, Harry Farley The Catholic Church in the UK is descending into civil war behind the scenes after a major row over abortion was sparked by a controversial editorial in the respected journal The Tablet. A number of bishops were … Continue reading
The Remnant: The Lutheran Bishop-to-be, Rev. Katherine Finegan, made fancy invites for her “festive installation service”, which will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Cathedral in Michigan.. More here.
California Catholic Daily: A group of California Catholics has questioned their diocese’s plan to host a dissident priest to keynote a lay ministry event. Jesuit Father Greg Boyle is scheduled for a presentation on October 14 at the Diocese of Orange Institute for … Continue reading
Catholic Herald: The new Bishop of Innsbruck, Hermann Glettler, has said he supports the ordination of women to the diaconate, and is open to giving Communion to the divorced and remarried. More here.
Catholic Herald, Michael Davis: The Medjugorje movement is very much in tune with the Second Vatican Council. Devotees are prone to uplifting guitar music borrowed from charismatic Protestant revivals. They go in for those warped, El Greco-style crucifixes. They photoshop … Continue reading