Over at our SBC Conference web site, the final schedule of speakers and events is now posted. The conference is July 18-20, with an open house here in Richmond before we adjourn to the hotel in Nashua.
Anglican Bishops Closer to Catholic Unity
The Sunday Telegraph carries the news that senior Church of England bishops have met the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to discuss the apocalyptic crisis in Anglicanism and the prospect of converting to Roman Catholicism. Full article here.
Father Damien and Parents of St. Therese Advance Toward Sainthood
CNA Reports The head of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins, met with Pope Benedict today to present him with 14 causes for canonization in their various stages. Among those approved for advancement towards … Continue reading
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
The Transalpine Redemptorists and the Holy See
Big news in the traddie world: The priests of the Transalpine Redemptorists — for many years affiliated with the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) — are now in canonical good standing. Canonical erection of the whole community appears to … 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
More on Archbishop Burke’s Appointment
Convert John Pridmore, Ex Gangster, Enforcer, to Speak at World Youth Day
Here’s a link worth reading.
Archbishop Burke of St. Louis Headed to Serve High Office in Vatican
St. Louis Today.com Even the staunchest supporters of Archbishop Raymond Burke said he is divisive and controversial, but they also said Friday that it is his passion as a religious leader that matters most. “I respect that the archbishop stood … Continue reading
Homosexual Activists Harass General Pace
On the TFP’s web site, Michael Whitcraft has posted a brief and quite good article on the steady smear campaign against General Peter Pace. The lesson? When those who aggressively promote moral turpitude of the highest order feign the moral … 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