The American Catholic, Donald McClarey: Leave it to the New York Times to get all misty-eyed and nostalgic for the Gulag: The New York Times is still trying to refurbish the thuggish reputation of the Communist regime of East Germany, once part … Continue reading
Aleteia, Matthew Green and Dolors Massot he community of Benedictine monks in Montserrat, Spain, spent four years without receiving any new members. But recently that changed with the entry of an unusual candidate: David Valls, a 57-year-old former high-level executive … Continue reading
CNA: The Ecuadorian bishops’ conference expressed Thursday their rejection of the recognition of same-sex marriage by the Constitutional Court, and recalled that a marriage is comprised of one man and one woman. Report is here.
Ignitum Today, Dr Matthew Tan: Someone once told me that in order to be Catholic, one had better conform. Maybe he was not aware of it, but implicit in that argument was the idea that salvation is dependent upon sameness. … Continue reading
Liturgical Arts Journal, Kinga Lipinska: This year marks several significant art anniversaries: Rembrandt, Da Vinci, and Tintoretto are all artists who are especially remembered in 2019. In the United States, The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC is hosting … Continue reading
Catholic Herald: The Grand Master of the Order of Malta has banned all liturgical ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Report is here.
The American Conservative, Rod Dreher: I hear great news out of Australia, where Cardinal George Pell’s appeal on his child abuse conviction was heard by a court tribunal today. Daily Telegraph journalist Miranda Devine writes that the government’s cast collapsed. … Continue reading
The Compass, Christina Leslie: “When I was nervous, I said a prayer to God and would hold the cross in my hand. I also wore a rosary around my neck,” Christopher told The Catholic Spirit, newspaper of the Diocese of … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews: Diane Montagna: A respected Brazilian neurologist is seeking to blow the lid off the “brain death” myth, saying it is being perpetuated to supply an international multi-billion-dollar transplant industry. Read in full here.
LiveAction: Planned Parenthood frequently purports to be about “choice,” but only if the choice involves abortion. Although in 2018, just .03% of their services included adoption referrals (and even this must be questioned, as the corporation’s idea of “adoption referrals” is … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Matthew E. Bunson:This week, Illinois passed the most extreme pro-abortion state legislation in America — with some Catholic lawmakers taking the lead in pushing forward this anti-life bill. In response, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, today issued a public … Continue reading
MassResistance: A few weeks ago, a woman in central Massachusetts went to her regular doctor’s office for a routine checkup. But this time, she – and the other patients who came – were told to first fill out a bizarre … Continue reading
Get Religion, Terry Mattingly: What made Creole chef Leah Chase so unique? There’s at least two ways to look at that question. You can ask, “What made her famous at the national level?” Fame is important, especially a person’s life … Continue reading
Activist Mommy: [Garland Gudger] “people have contacted my 15-year-old son on Snapchat and social media,” while his wife has “been contacted that they were going to break into our house and rape and do other things to her.” “It’s been … Continue reading
I was given one of these rosaries by a priest friend. In addition to the article below you may want to go to a Mancipia column by our 3rd order prefect from our May/June issue page 8 which features this … Continue reading