Reading this piece on Spero News, it struck me how willingly some non-Catholics have assigned to themselves the task of interpreting Church teaching. Here, for example, is one commentator:
In a Lenten address, the Holy Father affirmed the need for conversion: Benedict XVI then recalled that this year, the beginning of Lent “providentially coincides with the 150th anniversary of the apparitions of Lourdes”.
One of the more clever suggestions I read in the whole matter of the new Good Friday prayer for the Jews came from the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales: John Medlin, General Manager of the LMS, expressed a … Continue reading
On February 7, the Holy Father met with priests of the diocese of Rome in the Vatican’s Hall of Blessings. According to Vatican Information Services’ release of February 8, Pope Benedict affirmed the traditional teaching on the Church’s mission to … Continue reading
The USCCB released a statement, from Bishop Richard Sklba, Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee and Chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. One paragraph from that statement is worthy of reflection:
Sandro Magister reports that the theologian Vito Mancuso has found himself unofficially censored by two organs of the Holy See, La Civilta Catolica, and L’Osservatore Romano. Since Mancuso is not a professor at an accredited Catholic institution, the kind of … Continue reading
Welcome to the new Catholicism.org news portal. We have implemented this new “bloggish” news page to make it easier for us to post things in a timely way. Please stay tuned for regular news features to be posted on this … Continue reading
C. Joseph Doyle answers the question historically. In a word: Islam.
In the post, “The Status of Father Feeney’s Doctrinal Position,” I stated that the Sisters of Saint Ann’s House do not have a website. That has changed. The good Sisters now have a site here: Sisters of Saint Benedict Center, … Continue reading
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2007 — The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today criticized Governor Deval Patrick for signing into law a bill which more than quintuples the size of so-called buffer zones around Bay State abortion clinics. The legislation passed … Continue reading
Sandro Magister has more excerpts from Cardinal Biffi’s book on line. These passages regard the dropping of the bomb on Nagasaki.
Christ Jesus be praised! At 7:30 P.M. on Thursday October 25, Boston’s WCVB TV (Channel 5) covered a controversy concerning Saint Benedict Center on their show, “Chronicle.” If curiosity from the show has brought you to our web site, thank … Continue reading
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2007 — The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today condemned the College of the Holy Cross for hosting the 2007 Teen Pregnancy Institute, sponsored by the Massachusetts Alliance on Teen Pregnancy, which includes three workshops conducted by … Continue reading
Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don is the Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. The full text of the Archbishop’s address, “Faith, Obedience, and Theology, Challenges to the Mission of the Church Today,” … Continue reading