ChurchMilitant:The Alabama State Legislature passed by wide margins a law banning nearly all abortion procedures in the state. If Gov. Kay Ivey signs it as anticipated, the law takes effect in six months. The Human Life Protection Act (HB 314) … Continue reading
Scott Smith Blog: “Religion has been the cause of the most wars.” Have you ever heard this line? George Carlin once said to rapturous applause, “More people have been killed in the name of God than for any other reason.” … Continue reading
Yes siree! Great article here by John Horvat on a savory subject. Did you know that the Italians have 500 kinds of pasta? I looked up the root of the word only to discover that it is Greek. It means … Continue reading
CatholicPhilly.com., Robert Duncan: A significant rupture between Orthodox churches in Ukraine has brought the official theological dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox to a standstill, according to a Vatican official involved in the talks. More here.
Settimo Cielo, Sandro Magister: The survey is not brand-new, its results came out in the spring of 2017 in Portuguese in the “Revista Eclesiástica Brasileira.” But “Il Regno – Documenti” has recently published a complete translation of it in Italian, … Continue reading
May 30 is the feast day of Saint Emmelia. She is the daughter of Saint Macrina the Elder who was a disciple of Saint Gregory the Wonder Worker (Thaumaturgus). Her husband was a saint, Basil the Elder. They were parents … Continue reading
The Stream, Robert Corzine: Sixty-eight years ago yesterday Paul Takashi Nagai, scientist, professor, convert, and poet, left this world. Born in 1908 and raised in rural Japan in traditional Confucian and Shinto religion, Takashi imbibed the materialist assumptions of his … Continue reading
National Catholic Register: A group of gunmen burned down a Catholic Church during Sunday Mass and killed at least six people, including a priest, in the west African nation of Burkina Faso Sunday morning. The attackers reportedly burst into the … Continue reading
CNA:The nephew of a Chinese bishop who was arrested 23 years ago has said he does not know where his uncle is incarcerated, or even whether he is still alive. “His whereabouts are unknown and I don’t even know if … Continue reading
I record this as an example of how only God knows who is baptized and who is not. This girl’s mother was a Catholic, but her father Moslem. She told her mother about seeing Jesus and the mother understood that … Continue reading
CNA: A Pennsylvania lawmaker has said that pro-life activists and Christians are bullies, after he faced criticism for a video he livestreamed, in which he angrily confronted a woman praying outside a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood. “Bring it, Bible Bullies! You … Continue reading
CNA, Hannah Brockhaus: Asia Bibi, the Catholic wife and mother who spent 9 years on death row on blasphemy charges in Pakistan, has left the country and arrived safely in Canada. According to Spanish news agency COPE, Bibi, a Pakistani, … Continue reading
CNA: State Rep. Terri Collins (R – Decatur) said that the law is designed to “confront a decision that was made by the courts in 1973 that said the baby in a womb is not a person.” “This bill addresses … Continue reading
This would be Morales fourth term. Constitution of Bolivia had to be changed to allow for this. Crux, Ines San Martin: A Bolivian cardinal has drawn criticism for his open support of President Evo Morales at a political rally for … Continue reading
FoxNews, Jake Grate: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte student and ROTC cadet — who died a “hero” during a confrontation with the gunman during last week’s shooting at the college — was laid to rest Sunday with full military honors. More here.