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Canada: Homosexualists Persecute Catholic Priest

Pete Vere, a canon lawyer, pro-life, and pro-family advocate in Canada, has just published an article in The Remnant, “Free Speech in Canada, RIP.” Mr. Vere summarizes the plight of Fr. Alphonse de Valk, a Basilian priest in Canada who … Continue reading

More About Ex-Gangster Convert John Pridmore

From Couriermail.com.au John Pridmore, 44, who spent almost 20 years as a gangster in London’s underworld, has turned his life around and found God. The author of A Gangster’s Guide to God will speak about his conversion experience at a Saturday … Continue reading

Store.Catholicism.org Now Online!

Here it is: Store.Catholicism.org! At the new web store — the successor to Fromthehousetops.com — you will find books, tapes, and CDs of enduring Catholic interest. All past customers of Fromthehousetops.com are asked to see about the easy and safe … Continue reading

Boston’s Magnificent Holy Trinity Church Closes

NEWS RELEASE MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: C. J. DOYLE (617) 524-6309 CATHOLIC ACTION LEAGUE MOURNS CLOSING OF HOLY TRINITY CHURCH The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today mourned the closing of the venerable Holy Trinity church … Continue reading

Pope Stresses Value of Fear of God

Vatican, Jun. 23, 2008 (CWNews.com) – Fear of God is completely unlike the “existential fear” of modern man, Pope Benedict XVI (bio – news) told his midday audience on Sunday, June 22. The Holy Father observed that in the day’s … Continue reading

Cardinal’s Sister Speaks of His Suffering at Eucharistic Congress

QUEBEC CITY, JUNE 19, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Many people have read about Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuân’s faith in the Eucharist through his autobiographical writings. But participants at the International Eucharistic Congress got another perspective. Elizabeth Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, … Continue reading

Dual Unity? The Latest in the Evolution of the Balamand Betrayal

CWN Reports: Cardinal Lubomyr Husar of Kiev, the Major Archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church– the largest of the Eastern Catholic churches– had offered the possibility that Byzantine Catholics might seek communion with the Ecumenical Patriarchate, without giving up their … Continue reading

Don’t Mess With Rev. Michael Pfleger

This showman priest parades as a “Catholic” pastor with impunity. Because he fought against gangs and guns in the parish neighborhood and opposed an obscene billboard, one might think he’s OK.  But he is not OK.