Los Angeles, Mar 11, 2008 / 05:30 am (CNA).- A federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Planned Parenthood executive alleges that nine affiliates in California knowingly engaged in a criminal plot to defraud millions of dollars from state and … Continue reading
Here is another selection from John Allen’s observations on Friday. This is Allen’s explanation of Pope Benedict’s papal M.O. It seems to me that this explanation is more than plausible in assessing what makes this Holy Father tick. What should … Continue reading
Mr. Michael Matt, at The Remnant, considers the following paragraph from a recent La Civiltà Cattolica to be a semi-official termination of the controversy surrounding the new prayer for the Jews: This [the new GF prayer] contains nothing that is … Continue reading
One terrifying aspect of the current ecclesial mess is the crisis of the confessional. In Rome, measures are being taken… A crash course for priests who hear confessions is being held at the Vatican this week, as part of an … Continue reading
By Hilary White KIEV, Ukraine, March 7, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A committee of the Ukrainian Parliament is calling for a halt to the popularization of homosexuality that has become such a prominent feature of life in western European and North … Continue reading
In light of wicked legislation backed by Gov. Spitzer, John Zmirak at Taki’s Magazine recommends civil disobedience in the mode of Archbishop John Hughes — “Dagger John,” as he was known. There is some good history related here about the … Continue reading
This is from Mr. Allen’s NCRCafe column. We cannot agree with the “free market” assessment of religions matters, except to grant that it is a factor in the American scene. Neither can we share the journalist’s seeming lack of serious … Continue reading
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 7, 2008 (Zenit.org).- A society that lacks an interest in history, is one that can be easily manipulated by ideologies, says Benedict XVI. The Pope said this today upon receiving in audience members of the Pontifical Committee … Continue reading
Mosul, Mar. 7, 2008 (CWNews.com) – A week after Archbishop Paulos Faraj Raho was kidnapped in Mosul, Iraqi Catholics are increasingly fearful for the prelate’s life. The bishop’s kidnappers have repeated their ransom demands, the AsiaNews service reports. But they … Continue reading
New Orleans, Mar 8, 2008 / 03:25 am (CNA).- Senator John McCain made efforts on Friday to do more than just distance himself from the anti-Catholic teachings of John Hagee by repudiating any comments made by the well known televangelist. … Continue reading
NEW YORK (RACHEL ZOLL – Associated Press, Thursday, March 6, 2008 11:56 PM PST) —- The Anti-Defamation League was “deeply troubled” by the prayer. Conservative Jewish rabbis said they were “dismayed and deeply disturbed” by its language. But some veteran … Continue reading
U.S. naval vessels fired missiles into Somalia on March 2 in a strike aimed at a Kenyan man wanted as the suspected perpetrator of attacks on a Kenyan hotel and an Israeli airliner in 2002. Is this the proper use … Continue reading
Mr. Lawler’s comments reflect my own thoughts. When I first read this story yesterday, I emailed a friend: “Prediction: The Pope will NOT say that Luther ‘was not a heretic.’” And you can bank on that or my name isn’t … Continue reading
Parental rights assaulted. Go here for the story in the San Francisco Chronicle: “Homeschoolers’ setback in appeals court ruling.” Sign the petition of the Home School Legal Defense Association.
Asia News posts an interview here with a Catholic priest in Gaza. The plight of these poor people is horrific. They need our prayers desperately.