Two years ago, on the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes, I posted a column on our website about one astounding miracle that occurred at the shrine of Our Lady there. You can read that story here In that … Continue reading
Asianews: A blind woman has been healed in Phoenix, Arizona, thanks to the intercession of Saint Charbel (Sharbel) Makhlouf (8 May 1828-24 December 1898). Thus, the reputation of miracle worker of the hermit of Annaya (Lebanon) is spreading around the world, … Continue reading
The Christian Review: Former resident John W. Blewett described the Catholic atmosphere in his piece Riches Above, Riches Below: “One of the Masses I loved to serve as a boy was the 5:15 a.m. mass in our parish. The church … Continue reading
ChurchPop: There is an atheist website with a particularly provocative argument against God’s existence called “Why Won’t God Heal Amputees?“. Read the account here.
ChurchPop: Alexis Carrel was born into a Catholic family in a small town in France in 1873. He attended Mass regularly and went to Catholic schools run by Jesuits. Unfortunately, by the time he went to college he was an agnostic. He … Continue reading
What is faith? The Baltimore Catechism gives a very simple definition of faith as the first of the three theological virtues: “Faith is a Divine virtue by which we firmly believe the truths which God has revealed on the authority … Continue reading
Catholic News Agency: Barrie Schwortz, Photographic expert on Shroud Study Committee “I think the reason skeptics deny the science is, if they accept any of that, their core beliefs have been dramatically challenged, and they would have to go back and reconfigure … Continue reading
AsiaNews: Fr Michael Martires, 81, felt the presence of Jesus and was healed during the homily of the papal legate, Card Ranjith, during the Mass that brought to a close the National Eucharistic Congress in Mumbai. Read more here.
This is a miracle I never heard of. It is astounding. There is no paint or dye in the image imprinted there on and in a rock. In fact, the image is several feet thick. The colors are the colors … Continue reading
In the words of the skeptic Roger Lacassagne (put on his tongue by Franz Werfel in his book Song Of Bernadette), “If miracles can happen, let them.” Lacassagne’s son Jules, who could no longer eat, was cured at Lourdes. Read … Continue reading
AsiaNews: A three year old girl, Milan, from a Sunni family in Syria, was healed thanks to the intervention of St. Charbel, the Lebanese hermit saint, canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI. The family is a family of refugees from … Continue reading
AsiaNews: Since 2014, an official campaign carrying out the demolition of crosses on Christian churches has been conducted, primarily in Zhejiang province. Chinese authorities do not like to see crosses dotting the skyline of their country: the cross is a religious, … Continue reading
Aleteia: The events took place at the El Goloso military base, located near the Spanish capital, seat of the nation’s armored infantry brigade “Guadarrama.” According to several Spanish news sites, includingInfovaticana and Religión en Libertad, a fire broke out that … Continue reading
I was reading an article on The Remnant website dealing with a sermon Pope Francis gave during his whirlwind tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay. The sermon, as related in the original Spanish and in the English translation given by … Continue reading
If reports in Italian media outlets are to be believed, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith met June 24 to discuss the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, reaching the conclusion that they are inauthentic, but recognizing the site … Continue reading