Category: News

Daggers Not Allowed

One would think in the spirit of ecumenism, an honored invitee would not bring a dagger to the table of dialogue. Think again.

Father Alfred Kunz Remembered

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

Making Government Indoctrination Compulsory

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

Caritas Calls for End to Gaza Violence

VATICAN CITY, MARCH 5, 2008 ( 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

Russian Orthodox spokesman counsels against ecumenical prayer

Moscow, Mar. 5, 2008 ( – 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

Video: Bishop Athanasius Schneider on Communion in the Hand

“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.

McCain Supporter Calls Church ‘The Great Whore’

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.

Spain’s Bishops Confront Socialist Government

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

Iraqi leader Promises Hunt for Archbishop Rahho

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