Category: News

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An Astounding Miracle

Oklahoma City, Mar 27, 2008 / 05:58 am (CNA).- A young man who was injured in an all-terrain-vehicle accident woke from his coma and showed signs of life just minutes before he was to be disconnected from life support, Dateline … Continue reading

British PM would consider ending bar to Catholic monarch

London, Mar. 26, 2008 ( – British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will allow reconsideration of the Act of Settlement, which bars Catholics from the throne, the Herald newspaper reports. The Act of Settlement, passed in 1701, stipulates that neither a … Continue reading

Hagee Denies Anti-Catholicism Accusations

San Antonio, TX, Mar 25, 2008 / 10:36 pm (CNA).- An influential Texas pastor who endorsed Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain has denied allegations he is anti-Catholic. Rev. John Hagee, pastor of the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, … Continue reading

Muslim leaders rap publicity on Allam’s conversion

Rome, Mar. 25, 2008 ( – Some of the 138 Muslim intellectual leaders who signed an appeal for dialogue with the Catholic Church have now criticized the publicity that greeted the conversion of Magdi Allam, the Italian journalist who was … Continue reading

The Anonymous Christian

Diogenes, listing the many woes which constitute “The Void” in the Church’s life, pays tribute to Karl Rahner’s contribution: Or again, think of the Church’s missionary outreach to the unevangelized: once a prime concern for Catholics everywhere, now emptied of … Continue reading

Cardinal Rodé and Archbishop Ranjith to Confer Priestly & Diaconate Ordinations for the Fraternity

FRIBOURG, Switzerland (MARCH 24, 2008) – The Fraternity of St. Peter is happy to announce the following ordination information: Ordinations to the Deaconate: Saturday, May 31, 2008. Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith, Secretary of the Congregation of Divine Worship, will ordain 7 … Continue reading

An Option for Unbelievers

For all those lately expressing their outrage at the Catholic Church for one reason or another, Mr. John Robson proposes a radical course of action: If you reject Christianity, don’t join the church Who would have thought it? Without actually … Continue reading