Zenit News: A culture without children and without elderly people is seriously warped and unable to function, says the president of the Italian Episcopal Conference. Read more from Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco’s evocative sermon here.
Catholic Exchange reports: “We’re very disappointed in our track record so far. We’ll try to do better.” Those repentant words are from CBS Television’s President Nina Tassler. And, no, she wasn’t apologizing to shareholders for a bad quarter. According to … Continue reading
Father Michael Rodriquez, who has been mentioned on this site before, was recently featured on a local television program in El Paso, Texas. The issue under discussion was Church teaching on Homosexuality. You can see the video here. Notice, if … Continue reading
Here is a clip from a Catholic TV interview of Neal with Father Lisante: And I said, “In your life, Pat, if there was one thing you could change, what would it be?” And Patricia Neal said, “Father, none of … Continue reading
Catholic Culture reports. Here’s a clip from Father Michael Rodriguez’ column in today’s El Paso paper: “I urge all of the Catholic faithful to treat homosexuals with love, understanding, and respect,” he added. “At the same time, never forget that … Continue reading
“Put not your faith in princes,” Scripture exhorts us. In our day and age it might be added, “Put not your faith in celebrities.” I say that on account of the case of Mel Gibson. Back when his movie The … Continue reading
In an informative article on “killer drones,” Nat Hentoff asks, “Where’s the accountability?” Where indeed. Modern warfare seems bent on shedding all ethical restraint, from the distinction between combatant and non-combatant, to the defining of clear objectives and exit strategy, … Continue reading
[The following is from The Framework of a Christian State by Rev. E. Cahill, S.J., Imprimi Potest: Eduardus, Archbishop of Dublin, May 23, 1932. Regarding the first part of this article, the subject is evidently very timely; read Johann Hari: … Continue reading
Home Depot is at it again sponsoring a Homosexual “Pride” Parade in Portland Maine. Here’s some more information. http://4simpsons.wordpress.com/2009/07/23/home-depot-sponsors-kids-booths-at-gay-pride-parades-seriously/ http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2010/jun/10062212.html
Carlos Polo, Latin American correspondent for Population Reseach Institute, reports from Lima on the 40th General Assembly for Organization of American States: One of the participants of the event, a production sector representative, complained that event members showed clear preferences … Continue reading
LifeNews reports: Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, was The Washington Post’s “On Faith” guest columnist on June 21. Predictably, she used the opportunity to bash the Catholic Church’s abortion policy. In “Should Church control access to … Continue reading
CatholicNews Service: Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the leader of a prominent U.S. bioethics think tank to the board of the Pontifical Academy for Life, a Vatican statement said June 22. Read more here.
I had thought things were different in the Catholic Philippines. I was wrong. UCANews reports: Teaching sex to children as young as 11 is inappropriate in schools and should be left to parents, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines … Continue reading
California Catholic news has a good article explaining the facts about the recent case where a Catholic sister gave her approval for an abortion to save the pregnant mother’s life. Bishop Olmsted of Phoenix was very clear in explaining the … Continue reading
“I grew tired of a world of lies, appearances, falsity, hypocrisy and deception, a society full of anti-values that exalts violence, adultery, drugs, alcohol, fighting, and a world that exalts riches, pleasure, sexual immorality and fraud. “I want to be … Continue reading