60 Minutes, Scott Pelley: If faith is a mystery, there are few places in the Christian world where the mystery is deeper than in Lalibela. 800 years ago, an Ethiopian king ordered a new capital for Christians. At 8,000 feet, … Continue reading
Church Militant, Jules Gomez: Catholic parents are outraged after discovering that a pro-LGBT+ education program, opposed by Muslim parents, is being used by Catholic primary schools after it was authorized by the archdiocese of Liverpool. Report is here.
National Interest, Warfare History Network: For the thousands of Allied soldiers who had fought and suffered for so long in the shadow of the abbey of Monte Cassino, Tuesday morning, February 15, 1944, was a time of joy and celebration. … Continue reading
uCatholic, Billy Ryan: Exiled to France after being deposed by a Protestant coup, could James II, the last Catholic King of England, become a saint? “If occasion were, I hope God would give me his grace to suffer death for … Continue reading
New Liturgical Movement, Gregory Dipippo: : In the Extraordinary Form, the Immaculate Conception takes precedence over the Second Sunday of Advent, which is reduced to a commemoration at the Mass of the former. This is a special exception made solely … Continue reading
CNA: A pending land transfer from a religious community to the Irish government for the construction of a new maternity hospital has sparked new controversy, as the hospital is expected to perform abortions under new laws permitting the procedure. Report … Continue reading
The American Conservative, Rod Dreher: If you take the liberal side of the dispute, a Catholic Church in Grand Rapids is the scene of a hate crime. If you take the orthodox side, then a Catholic priest has done his duty … Continue reading
Bitter Winter, Marco Respinti: Recently, The South China Morning Post published an odd video. It showed smiling Italian police walking side by side along the streets or Rome with Chinese police officers, smiling as well. It is something going on since … Continue reading
Aleteia In 1937, the Soviet communist regime accused Ukrainian Catholic woman Janina Jandulska of directing a “subversive political organization.” The only organization that she was involved in, however, was a Living Rosary prayer group, which she had joined at the … Continue reading
CNA, Matt Hadro: Congressional resolutions recognizing the Armenian genocide were reportedly blocked by Republican senators at the direction of the White House. Report is here.
ChurchMilitant: Legal trouble continues for the Catholic teen who stood up to the LGBT agenda in Poland. In August, Polish 15-year-old Jakub Baryła became a Catholic social media sensation when photo and video surfaced showing him blocking an LGBT parade in the … Continue reading
Lepanto Institute, Michael Hichborn: Over the summer, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), an anti-poverty program run by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), provided a $750,000 Strategic National Grant to the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN). Shortly after … Continue reading
Catholic World Report, Ed Condon: The Holy See’s relationship with a disreputable Swiss bank triggered an internal dispute between the Secretariat of State and Vatican financial authorities. At the center of the conflict was a multimillion-dollar line of credit used … Continue reading
I did not know that Trump was reverting back to Ronald Reagan’s anti Palestinian policies. CNA: The Holy See on Wednesday reaffirmed its support of a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine, after recent shifts in U.S. policy threatened to … Continue reading
This is a great essay on the value of suffering and it’s necessity. Return to Order, James Bascom: Few institutions today inspire more contempt among God-fearing Americans than Hollywood. Just the name of “Hollywood” conjures up images of glitzy, degenerate … Continue reading