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Pope Stresses Value of Fear of God

Vatican, Jun. 23, 2008 ( – 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 ( 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.

Princess Alessandra Borghese: A Faith Rekindled

Clip from London Telegraph: “Her attachment to traditional Catholic values is as fierce as it is unapologetic. On the evening of our meeting, she is due to address an audience at the Brompton Oratory, bastion of the unreformed approach to … Continue reading

Pray for the Soul of Tim Russert

Newsweek has an interesting article on the late Tim Russert, news host.  Everyone had been speaking about his strong Catholic Faith, so his friend, Jon Meacham, an Episcopalian, focused on that in his eulogy.

Polish Volley Ball Star Gives Life for Her Baby

Tarnow, Jun. 12, 2008 ( – A Polish volleyball star who was buried on June 9 is being compared by local Catholics to Blessed Gianna Beretta Molla because of her heroic sacrifice for her unborn child. Agata Mroz, who was … Continue reading

Pope to Receive Bush in Medieval Tower

The American Spectator Joseph Lawler “In the dimming twilight of his presidency, George W. Bush finds himself with a 28 percent approval rating and few friends in high places. Today, however, he will revisit one of the most fascinating friendships … Continue reading

Vatican Set to Condemn Medjugorje

From Mail On Line World News “Andrea Gemma, 77, a bishop and once the Vatican’s top exorcist, told a magazine in Italy: ‘In Medjugorje everything happens in function of money: Pilgrimages, lodging houses, sale of trinkets. ‘This whole sham is … Continue reading