The response of various Catholic ecclesiastics to the coronavirus phenomenon has included a lot of talk about “the common good.” I read an article written by a priest that misrepresented the very idea of the common good, and confused it … Continue reading
It was my great pleasure to interview the esteemed priest-theologian, Dom Pietro Leone, on the subject of Personalism and the “Theology of the Body” (TOB). The interview was carried out via email and was kindly made possible by his English-language … Continue reading
And vaccines being tested use fetal parts of preborn babies. LifeSiteNews, Martin Bürger: California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, has claimed that his state will only get back to normal once a coronavirus vaccine has been developed. Report is here.
ChurchMilitant, Martina Moyski: Critics are slamming Michigan’s Democrat governor for extolling abortion as “life-sustaining.” In a recent interview with David Axelrod, former senior advisor to Barack Obama, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer elaborated on her pro-abortion stance. “A woman’s health care, her whole future, her … Continue reading
Catholic Answers. Mike Aquilina: Did you know that the institution we know as the hospital is entirely an invention of the Catholic Church? Well, it was. The ancient world had all the material ingredients needed for such an institution. It … Continue reading
It is written (Ezechiel 18:22): “I will not remember” any more “all his iniquities that he hath done.” Saint Thomas in the third part of his Summa Theologica, Q. 86, art. 1 uses this quote from Ezechiel in his Sed … Continue reading
Church Militant, Paul Murano: Diane Douglas, former superintendent of public instruction for the state of Arizona, is giving parents some practical advice: Get your kids out of public schools — now. Interview with New American here.
UCANews: Outspoken Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired bishop of Hong Kong, has toughened his stand against a Vatican-China pact in an open letter accusing a Vatican senior cardinal of manipulating Pope Francis.He accused Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro … Continue reading
In [last week”s] Post we considered the 12 Steps of Pride set forth by St. Bernard of Clairvaux. In escalating ways, the 12 twelve steps draw us up to an increasingly mountainous and enslaving pride. St. Bernard also lists the … Continue reading
Community in Mission, Msgr Pope: So you think the idea of the “Twelve Steps” is new? Well, if you think you’ve got a new idea, go back and see how the Greeks put it, or in this case how the Medieval … Continue reading
This article deserves an introduction, or at least an explanation. In December of 2016, I authored “Circumcision: An Acceptable Practice?,” which was edition 283 of my fortnightly Ad Rem. Around that time, I also interviewed Dr. David Lang on the same … Continue reading
Catholics who support President Trump have had two main reasons for doing so. 1) He is the most pro-life president the U.S. has had since the Supreme Court legalized the murder of pre-born babies in 1973. 2) He has not … Continue reading
ChurchMiliant, David Nussman: An Austrian cardinal is standing by his decision to allow a drag queen to sing inside the cathedral at a large fundraising event. Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna is defending the blasphemous fundraiser concert, which he allowed to take place … Continue reading
CNA: In an interview with the German magazine Stern, the Archbishop of Munich and Freising was asked, “What do you do when a homosexual couple asks you for an episcopal blessing?” Marx responded: “I can bless them both in the … Continue reading
That means they want change it. CNA: The German bishops’ conference has committed to “newly assessing” the universal Church’s teaching on homosexuality, sexual morality in general, as well as the sacraments of ordination and marriage. The commitment comes at the … Continue reading