Wonderful! The Catholic Church is not one of the 350 members of the World Council of Churches. The Orthodox are members; in fact, they are the only members that are churches. Without the Holy Eucharist there cannot be a “church.” … Continue reading
First Things, James Matthew Wilson: As a student in the fourth grade of Saint Thomas Aquinas School in East Lansing, Michigan, I looked about me and saw a great landscape whose meaning lay in the saints who had moved across … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Stephen Wynne: Lepanto Institute founder and president Michael Hichborn is challenging the head of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) to a moderated public discussion. Report is here.
David Alton: I was in Simile today – where ancestors of ISIS cut the throats of up to 3000 men, women and children. No memorial has ever been erected to these Assyrian Christians and the site of their bloody end … Continue reading
CNS, Mark Judge: “If you’re there, you have to help me.” Those are the words that poet Sally Read said to an icon of Jesus in 2010. Read, a British poet and atheist, had stopped into a church in Santa … Continue reading
The Stream, Mary Margaret Olohan: Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks sent a letter Friday urging Attorney General William Barr to enforce laws restricting the use of obscene pornography. The letter, signed by Banks, Republican North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, Republican … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Jules Gomez: Brazil’s Catholic royalty is condemning the Amazon Synod’s final document as an “enormous conspiracy” of emergent pantheism against Catholic tradition, Western civilization and the conservative government of President Jair Bolsonaro. Report is here.
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: When Christmas shoppers browse around Lakeside Mall in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, many take time to admire the large Nativity scene on display. For the last six years, children and adults have … Continue reading
ChurchPop: What an incredible story! Shalom World interviewed former Harvard Professor Roy Schoeman regarding his Catholic conversion story. The business professor revealed how a series of mystical encounters led him to Catholicism, including an intimate experience with the Blessed Virgin Mary. … Continue reading
Church Militant, James Baresel: While much of the Western world responds to persecution of Christians in the Middle East by dithering (at best), prominent Eastern Europe politicians and members of the Trump administration are forcefully speaking out and backing up words with actions. This past October, … Continue reading
Yes, in 1912, Allan Travers, who would become a Jesuit priest, pitched for one game for the Detroit Tigers against the Philadelphia Athletics. He was five years older than Father Feeney. Perhaps they knew each other. Both studied at Woodstock … Continue reading
L’Espresso, Sandro Magister: Zen: Recently I learned that the Holy Father, on a flight back from (I don’t remember where) said, “Sure, I don’t want to see a schism. But I’m not afraid of a schism.” And I’m going to … Continue reading
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