Vatican News: On 20 March, the Apostolic Penitentiary issued a decree granting plenary indulgences to “the faithful suffering from the Covid-19 virus, commonly known as coronavirus, as well as to healthcare workers, family members and all those who in any capacity, … Continue reading
Charlotte was Both, Amy Welborn, A few years ago, I set out to research my grandmother’s early childhood in Philadelphia, looking for clues about what the world was like in the first precarious years of her life. I knew that … Continue reading
LifeSite News, Peter Kwasniewski : In an article entitled “Private Mass Does Not Fit with a Contemporary Understanding of Eucharist” (first published in German at katholisch.de), three tired old “liturgists” from Bonn, Erfurt, and Münster are thundering from their academic “cathedras” against … Continue reading
Now one more died today Thursday. MSN News: Grace Fusco — mother of 11, grandmother of 27 — would sit in the same pew at church each Sunday, surrounded by nearly a dozen members of her sprawling Italian-American family. Sunday … Continue reading
en news: The Maronite Church used the coronavirus to introduce compulsory communion in the hand on March 4, AsiaNews.it writes. More here.
Aleteia: An expert in Marian devotion, Fr. Donald H. Calloway, confirms this conclusion in his book Champions of the Rosary and explains how, “After the Black Death, the second half of the Hail Mary began to appear in the breviaries of religious … Continue reading
LifeNews, Micaiah Bilger: On Tuesday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey released a proclamation recognizing March 10 as Abortion Provider Appreciation Day in the city, WCCO CBS 4 reports.
Catholic Culture, Bishop Athanasius Schneider: On the question of the true pope in the light of the opinion of the automatic loss of the papal office for heresy and the speculations about the resignation of Benedict XVI. Full article is … Continue reading
CNA: Australia’s High Court will hear on Wednesday arguments in the final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was convicted in 2018 on five charges of child sexual abuse. Report here.
And, the pro-aborts, as expected, got violent and sacrilegious. CNA: The Mexican bishops’ conference had expressed support for March 9 demonstrations across the country, which had mostly been organized by groups calling for expanded legal protection for abortion in Mexico. … Continue reading
CNA, Courtney Mares: The Diocese of Rome has canceled all public Masses until April 3 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement by the vicar general of the diocese, published Sunday evening, follows a decree by the Italian government … Continue reading
Catholic Weekly, Marilyn Rodrigues: Each night I read a bit from the Gospels to my young sons. One thing that strikes me is how Jesus’ preaching was often met with astonishment by people. What came from his mouth was utterly … Continue reading
National Catholic Register (CNA): In a video released on Thursday by Vatican Media, Pope Francis announced that his prayer intention for the month of March is for “the unity of Christians in China.” “Let us pray together that the Church … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Christine Rousselle: An historic Catholic church in the Nashville neighborhood of Germantown was among several buildings seriously damaged by a tornado Tuesday night. The tornado’s main path struck about 100 yards away from the Church of the … 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.