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Pope Exhorts Jesuits on Hot Button Issues

At the end of their General Congregation, the Holy Father gently pressed the issues upon which Jesuits have not exactly been conspicuous for their obedience, issues called elsewhere by the Holy Father, “those neuralgic points of doctrine under heavy attack … Continue reading

Mexico: Spanish Psychiatrist Hounded for Teaching Truth about Homosexuality

Mexico City, Feb. 20, 2008 (CWNews.com) – ABC newspaper reports that 20 homosexual activists from three different gay-rights organizations in Monterrey, Mexico, have asked immigration authorities to expel Spanish psychiatrist Aquilino Polaino for teaching that homosexuality is a sickness. A … Continue reading

Institute of the Good Shepherd is Growing

The news report below, from Catholic World News, reports on the request of Parisian traditionalists for a “personal parish.” Towards the bottom, the Institutes’s growth is detailed.

Vocations Talks Now Available

Over on Fromthehousetops.com, you can pick up your copy of seven spiritual conferences given by Brother André Marie, “States in Life.” The talks are available on tape or CD. Please help support our apostolate by purchasing our quality books and … Continue reading

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If you are viewing this site with Internet Explorer 6, you will see text chopped off the left margin on some of the posts on the main page of the News Portal. This problem does not occur in the individual … Continue reading

Remembering Father Alfred Kunz

Matt C. Abbott gives this tribute to the murdered priest on the tenth anniversary of his death. Father’s murder has still never been solved. On a personal note, I can say that I was privileged to get to know Father … Continue reading

The Enemies of Lourdes

Andrea Torneilli, the renowned Italian Vaticanologist, has written a book based on his interviews with Father René Laurentin. The book narrates some of the hostilities against the visionary, Saint Bernadette. Tornielli explained to ZENIT that “if was not easy for … Continue reading

Defund Planned Parenthood

There was 264,943 abortions performed during fiscal year 2005-2006–that’s the number Planned Parenthood is boasting about–a record number of abortions, and not so much as one adoption referral. “Our tax dollars are helping to fund Planned Parenthood’s abortion agenda,” says … Continue reading

2008 Saint Benedict Center Conference

As things begin to melt here in New Hampshire — yes, they freeze again after they melt in February, but they melt nonetheless — things are heating up for our 2008 conference. Five speakers are lined up so far. Would … Continue reading

Peach Pie Apologetics

The 3-minute video below is from a pre-Lenten skit show at Saint Benedict Center. These two school students presented what amounts to a comical exercise in ignoratio elenchi. Knowing how to handle such situations — with more suavity than the … Continue reading

Vatican says Pius XII sainthood process not stalled

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Vatican’s top saint-maker said on Monday he was moving ahead with the cause of wartime Pope Pius XII, and defended him against accusations he was silent about the Holocaust. Some critics accuse Pius, who reigned … Continue reading

Spanish Bishop: Church Has Right to Speak about Politics

The secularist-socialist Zapatero government harshly criticized the Church for taking a stance on moral issues in the political realm. Bishop Jose Sanchez of Siguenza-Guadalajara issued a pastoral letter stressing that the bishops will not renounce their right to speak freely … Continue reading