One would think in the spirit of ecumenism, an honored invitee would not bring a dagger to the table of dialogue. Think again.
A strange wrinkle in the Hagee-endorsement controversy.
(EuroNews) He is known for his staunch opposition to social reforms pioneered by Spanish leader Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. And now, just days before the country goes to the polls, Madrid’s Cardinal Archbishop has been elected head of the Roman … Continue reading
From the Capital Times: The Rev. Alfred Kunz was a unique priest, Monsignor Delbert Schmelzer told about 100 people assembled for Mass at Holy Redeemer Church in downtown Madison Tuesday night to remember Kunz, 10 years to the day he … Continue reading
A California court has ruled that a homeschooling family must send their children to school, saying, “We find no reason to strike down the Legislature’s evaluation of what constitutes an adequate education scheme sufficient to promote the ‘general diffusion of … Continue reading
VATICAN CITY, MARCH 5, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Caritas Internationalis has called for an end to the spate of military attacks and killings in Gaza that have left 118 Palestinians killed and more than 300 injured in just six days. Three Israelis … Continue reading
Moscow, Mar. 5, 2008 (CWNews.com) – A leading spokesman for the Russian Orthodox Church has recommended against ecumenical prayer initiatives, the AsiaNews service reports. Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, the deputy director of external affairs for the Moscow patriarchate, tossed cold water … Continue reading
Washington DC, Mar 6, 2008 / 05:09 am (CNA).- Democrat presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama in a speech before a Hocking College crowd on Sunday claimed that the Sermon on the Mount justifies his support for legal recognition of same-sex … Continue reading
“As a bishop I cannot be silent”. The auxiliary bishop of Karaganda in Kazakhstan has spoken with Gloria.TV about his new book “Dominus est” in which he sharply criticises the practice of communion in the hand.
At the request of His Excellency, Bishop McManus, Bishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, Fr. Santos, pastor of Holy Name Church in Providence, Rhode Island will be conducting an introductory training workshop for priests and altar servers in the Traditional Latin Rite. … Continue reading
In a breezy real-estate feature highlighting New Hampshire towns, our scenic Richmond was mentioned for its conservatism. Saint Benedict Center was mentioned favorably in the article:
The following is a comment Father Harrison sent to the web site of the New Jersey Jewish News, in response to an article they published on the Good Friday prayer controversy. We post it here with his kind permission. Father … Continue reading
Pastor Hagee, who has endorsed John McCain’s presidential candidacy, defends himself from charges of anti-Catholicism. But can McCain ignore Hagee’s past characterizations of the church as “The Great Whore”? Read what William Donohue has to say.
We learn from the LA Times that the Spanish Bishops have mounted a stern offensive against the anti-Christian, anti-family agenda of the ruling Socialist party, whose leadership is infuriated at the intervention in politics by the Church. The powerful Spanish … Continue reading
In related news, Jordanian Prince El Hassan bin Talal condemned the kidnapping: “We condemn all acts of kidnapping and assassination as contrary to the basic precept of respect for human life and liberty. We are extremely saddened by the kidnapping … Continue reading