Category: News

‘The Conversion Insult’

James Carroll, the Boston Globe’s opinion writer, has entered the fray concerning the Good Friday prayer. He tells us that after Vatican II… The Eucharist was no longer understood only as a “sacrifice,” enacted on an altar by the priest, … Continue reading

Emperor Karl’s Miracle vs President Wilson’s Legacy

A peace-loving Austrian Emperor about to be canonized compared with his wartime foe, an American president with a legacy of martial anti-Christendom interventionism. Guess who wins? John Zmirak writes about it in “An Inconvenient Miracle” on Taki’s Top Drawer:

Father Leonard Feeney Smeared

Well into the cyber age, few people are safe in matters concerning their reputation. The flow of digital traffic is impressive — and very useful — but road rage abounds on the information superhighway as civility and common decency (nevermind Christian virtue) tend … Continue reading

Admonish the Sinner / A Cardinal Doing His Duty

If this criticism had come from the Prefect of the Clergy in the 1960s, and had it been enforced by the supreme pontiff with penalties for the non serviam milquetoast phalanx, then the Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of … Continue reading

Defend the Dogma, Defend the Holy Father!

Michael Matt is mounting a defense of the Holy Father in the face of attacks from the enemies of the Church. All of this aside, however, the reality is that the Church’s infallible doctrine on salvation is this week being … Continue reading

The Jena Six—and Other Scams

Pat Buchanan wrote a great exposé on a journalistic agitprop stunt that took place in Jena, Louisiana. He tells the real story behind the hype generated by special interest groups. This story goes considerably beyond black-white race issues. It is … Continue reading

Enrico Maria Radaelli has a New Book

Ingresso alla bellezza [Entryway to beauty], is the new offering of this ought-to-be-well-known disciple of Romano Amerio. From Sandro Magister: The central thesis of “Ingresso alla bellezza” is that the Son of God does not have only one “name,” but two. … Continue reading

More on John Sharpe, E. Michael Jones, and the Catholic University Episode

This entry comes from Diogenes, the sometimes mirthful, sometimes sardonic commentator at Catholic World News: In San Antonio, devout Catholics complained to the archbishop when St. Mary’s University hosted a campaign rally for Senator Hillary Clinton. Clinton’s support for abortion, … Continue reading

Archbishop José Gomez Censures Hilary Rally

Archbishop José Gomez, the archbishop of San Antonio, Texas, takes issue with Senator Hilary Clinton speaking at St. Mary’s University, a Catholic institution. In an official message from the communications office of the archdiocese, Archbishop Gomez said, “I was surprised … Continue reading

Pio Nono at Gaeta

Blessed Pius IX, exiled in Gaeta by the liberal Italian Revolution, made the decision to define the dogma of the Blessed Virgin’s Immaculate Conception. According to a CNA report, here’s “the rest of the story”:

Catholic University Pulls Lectures Because of SPLC

The Southern Poverty Law Center is at it again. This time, the PC police have dragooned Catholic University into dropping lectures by two Catholic men who were discussing the topic of “Catholic Communities.” One of those men is our friend, … Continue reading