Aleteia, Kathleen N. Hattrup: When we are physically near someone we love, we naturally speak with them. Not all the time, of course, as people who love each other can also be in silence together. But it would be strange … Continue reading
TFP. Luiz Sergio Solimeo: As soon as the news of the fire began circulating, Chilean Jesuit priest Nemo Castelli, currently residing at Boston College, tweeted: “What a prophetic beginning of Holy Week! I know that it is a patrimonial wonder … Continue reading
UCatholic, Billy Ryan: With France in anarchy, bishops gathered at the Synod of Charroux to decree the first Pax Dei in 989 A.D. The Peace of God automatically excommunicated anyone in Western France who attacked women, children, farmers, merchants, clergy, and churches. … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Matt D’Antuono: St. Augustine explains that the word prayer does not simply mean speaking to God, though that is certainly one way to pray. Prayer, in its broadest sense, means desire: What else is intended by the words … Continue reading
The Imaginative Conservative, Nayeli Riano:The series of battles that took place in the Vendée have been almost entirely excluded from any recounting of the Revolution. Why? The rising in the Vendée paints a darker picture of the evils that Revolutionists did … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant: The Deathocrat Party Governor of Wisconsin “Tony Evers vowed Monday to veto the state’s born-alive bill mandating doctors provide care to infants who survive abortion procedures, calling the legislation redundant.” The proposed bill requires doctors to “exercise the same degree of professional … Continue reading
Community in Mission, Monsignor Charles Pope: There is a passage in Matthew’s Gospel which says something quite astonishing but then leaves us starved for more information: [When Jesus died on the cross], the bodies of many saints who had fallen … Continue reading
CNA: A satanic group has announced they have been granted recognition as a church by the Internal Revenue Service. In a statement published Thursday, the Massachusetts-based Satanic Temple said that they have received notice from the IRS and that the … Continue reading
Crux, Shonal Ganguly: The dark wooden coffins, sitting side by side, attested to one family’s unspeakable grief. The Gomez family gathered Tuesday to say a final farewell to five loved ones – a son, a daughter-in-law and three young grandsons … Continue reading
Aleteia, John Burger: “I got messages back from some people saying things like, ‘I didn’t know I was coming to Las Vegas to become Catholic.’” Read about it here.
TFP, Plinio Maria Solimeo: The CNA quoted [Officer Mark] Byington. “Jesus is the shepherd, but we’re not the sheep. We’re the sheepdogs. What we’re called to is service to protect His sheep.” Article is here.
Catholic Stand, Bob Kurland: Soon, God willing, I’ll be attending this year’s Easter Vigil, when catechumens are received into the Church. So, I think back on my first Easter Vigil and how I became a Catholic, roughly 25 years ago. … Continue reading
NYTimes: As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered on Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Mass, powerful explosions ripped through three churches packed with worshipers, leaving hundreds of victims amid a havoc of splintered and blood-spattered pews. Report is here. And here. Update: … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Edward Pentin: “I asked Jesus — and I really believe he is present in these hosts — to fight the flames and preserve the building dedicated to his mother.” See article here.
LightWorkers: Chuck Konzelman, director of the Pure Flix movie Unplanned, revealed to Congress this week that nearly 100 abortion clinic workers have sought to leave their jobs after seeing the pro-life film. During his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee … Continue reading