She will have “decision-making authority over a team of priests” — whatever that means. Crux, Christopher White: Less than two months after serving as delegate in the Bishops Synod on Youth which called women’s leadership within the Church “a duty of … Continue reading
Return to Order: The song ‘Silent Night’ is by far the most symbolic of Christmas carols. It is understandable, then, that we might wonder about the origin of such an extraordinary song. To tell the story of its origins we must start at … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, K.V. Turley: This is the story of a young woman, a gifted pianist, who, after the Nazi invasion of France, began to work for the Resistance. Her subsequent arrest and torture at the hands of the Gestapo left … Continue reading
California Catholic Daily: Among highest paid is Darrah Johnson of San Diego-based Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest who earns $523,677 a year. Report is here.
The Atlantic, Bethany Allen Ebrahimian: As China’s economic and military power has expanded over the past decade, Beijing has shown a proclivity to renege on agreements and to make access to its markets conditional on acceding to its shifting demands. Countries, … Continue reading
LifeNews, Steven Ertelt: Facebook has come under fire for censoring pro-life images, videos and posts. Now the social media giant is facing criticism from people upset that it covered up a picture of Santa kneeling before Jesus, celebrating the life and … Continue reading
TFP, Luis Dufaur: How did the Holy House take off from its foundations and reappear intact about 2,000 miles away, where it remains to this day? Article is here.
The Remnant, Michael Matt: Since 2016, Christian and pro-life families in Taiwan, with the aid of MassResistance, have been organizing massive demonstrations across the country to raise awareness of the cultural consequences of legalizing same sex “marriage”. More here.
Catholic Exchange, K.V. Turley: The Shroud of Turin is known throughout the world. There are, however, other burial cloths said to be from the time of Christ and directly related to the Passion and death of Our Lord. Other than … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Schneider: We know well what St. Gregory Nazianzen, one of the greatest theologians among the Church Fathers, thought about “synodality.” He said: “I am resolved to avoid every meeting of bishops, for I have never seen any synod … Continue reading
From Latin Patriarchate’s Media Officer Saher Kawas: On July 19, 2018, the Israeli parliament approved the “Jewish Nation-State Law”, a law which one of its eleven clauses reads “the state views the development of Jewish settlement as a national value … Continue reading
LifeNews, Dave Andrusko: As is ever and always the case, when pro-abortionists in Ireland, led by Minister of Health Simon Harris, were campaigning to delete the 8th Amendment from the Irish Constitution, they assured constituents that the legislation that would … Continue reading
The Anglicanorum Coetibus Society, Dr. Foster Lerner: EIGHT years ago, Mary MacKillop, also known as Mary of the Cross, was made Australia’s first canonized Saint by Pope Benedict XVI on October 17th, 2010. Mary’s parents emigrated from Scotland to Australia while … Continue reading
The Eponymous Flower: Hong Kong (kath.net) “I can not fight the pope. But if he legitimizes the six bishops [of the Catholic Patriotic Association], I will retire to praying in a monastery. And I will not talk to journalists anymore. I … Continue reading
CNA: Students for Life has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to defund Planned Parenthood, and encouraged pro-life advocates to ask the administration to do so. The pro-life organization issued a letter to President Trump Nov. 27 signed by the Kristan Hawkins, … Continue reading