Category: News

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Alternative news sources for secular news. Here is a list of online news sources that don’t reheat the standard New-York-Times-CNN-BostonGlobe-HuffPo-etc-etc-approved version of what goes on in the world. We in no way endorse the editorial policies of these organizations, but neither could we do the same for the common media outlets.

EU Erodes Irish Catholic Identity

From Catholic World News: In February the European Commission warned the Irish government that the nation’s anti-discrimination policies do not measure up to European standards. The European Commission cited the Irish law that allows Church-related institutions such as schools, hospitals, … Continue reading

Ronald McDonald Cozies Up To Homosexual Movement

Restaurant chain puts executive on board of US homosexual chamber of commerce. By Thaddeus M. Baklinski WASHINGTON, DC, March 31, 2008 ( – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) has announced that Richard Ellis, vice president of … Continue reading

Hilary Clinton Rally at Eerie PA Catholic College Causes Bishop to Cancel Appearance

Pro-Life Group Plans Demonstration By John-Henry Westen ERIE, PA, March 31, 2008 ( – Hillary Clinton is going to hold a campaign rally at Mercyhurst College tomorrow, Tuesday, April 1, 2008.  The Catholic College boasts of the pro-abortion Senator and … Continue reading

Clarification on Good Friday Prayer?

According to Haaretz, “The Vatican is expected to issue a statement next week in which the Catholic Church will make it clear that the resumption of the use of an old Latin prayer by Pope Benedict XVI during mass on … Continue reading

Why Did Pope Benedict Baptise Magdi Allam?

John Allen’s answers: For a pope committed to reawakening a strong missionary spirit in Catholicism, receiving a high-profile convert during the Easter Vigil is a symbolic way of making the point. In effect, Benedict is saying that the church shouldn’t … Continue reading

Islam Overtakes Catholicism in World Population

Islam has outpopulated us: VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Islam has overtaken Roman Catholicism as the biggest single religious denomination in the world, the Vatican said on Sunday. Monsignor Vittorio Formenti, who compiled the Vatican’s newly-released 2008 yearbook of statistics, said … Continue reading

Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos on the Fruits of the Motu Proprio

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI’s outreach to traditionalist Catholics by liberalizing the use of the Tridentine Mass already is bearing fruit, said Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos. The cardinal, president of the Pontifical … Continue reading

Survey Finds Pro-Homosexual Clubs at 96 Catholic Universities in the United States

Catholic group challenges university presidents to disband pro-homosexual groups By Michael Baggot SPRING GROVE, PA, March 27, 2008 ( – Volunteers for the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) found that 45% of the websites … Continue reading

Doctor Says about “Brain Dead” Man Saved from Organ Harvesting – “Brain Death is Never Really Death”

Expert says, “Brain death was concocted, it was made up in order to get organs. It was never based on science.” By John Jalsevac OKLAHOMA, March 27, 2008 ( – 21-year-old Zack Dunlap, a man who was diagnosed as “brain … Continue reading

US poll shows strong support for Pope Benedict

Washington, Mar. 27, 2008 ( – Americans have a strongly positive view of Pope Benedict XVI, according to a new poll commissioned by the Knights of Columbus. In a survey conducted by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, 58% … Continue reading

Supreme Court Ruling Rebukes the President

On the national sovereignty front: President Bush wanted Texas to adhere to a World Court ruling and the Texas courts resisted. After years of wrangling, the Supreme Court has just agreed with Texas. [Full article]

Another Sedevacantist Theory Shot to Gehenna

There are sedevacantists who accuse the present Roman Pontiff of denying the bodily Resurrection of our Lord. They cite a passage from one of his theology books, ambiguous at best, in which then Father Ratzinger spoke of the pre-existing (not-yet-incarnate) … Continue reading