General Harrigian summed it up in one word: “Extraordinary”! CNA Christine Rousselle: Gen. Jeff Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Europe and Africa, and Lt. Gen Chris Cavoli, commander of the U.S. Army in Europe, are two of the highest-ranking … Continue reading
Prayer composed by Pope Benedict XVI follows below. CNA: Pope Benedict has composed a prayer to Our Lady of Sheshan to celebrate the Day of Prayer for the Church in China, which will be observed on May 24. In a … Continue reading
CWN: Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Salvini flourished a rosary, and invoked the protection of the Virgin Mary on Italy, at a rally of nationalist leaders in Milan on May 18. His statements drew a caution from Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the … Continue reading
Pro-Lifers point out that Carrey does a favor for them by showing the truth of what an abortion does. LifeNews, Micaiah Bilger: Actor Jim Carrey slammed Alabama’s new pro-life law Sunday in a cartoon that depicts Gov. Kay Ivey being … Continue reading
Worcester Telegram and Gazette, Mark Sullivan: The fallout continues from a recent address by Worcester’s Roman Catholic bishop on transgender identity and on Catholic colleges’ upholding of traditional church teachings, exposing an apparent rift between the College of the Holy Cross … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: Yesterday, the leader of an Italian political party, at a packed rally in Piazza Duomo, Milan, invoked the intercession of Our Blessed Lady and the Holy Patrons of Europe “for the peace and prosperity of our peoples”: words … Continue reading
Crisis, Ryan Everson: The Boston College Law School has invited Congressman Robert Scott (D-VA) to speak at its spring commencement ceremony. Many universities, including Catholic schools such as Boston College, invite politicians to speak at commencement ceremonies, and Scott’s status as an … Continue reading
CNA: Pro-life advocates in Argentina have called for the acquittal of Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra, whose trial started May 13 in Rio Negro Province in Argentina for refusing to perform an abortion. Report is here.
The Stream, Fred Lucas:”The statement noted the Equality Act undermines the rights of women and girls by forcing them to share private facilities, such as restrooms or locker rooms, with anyone claiming to identify as a woman. Further, the statement … Continue reading
Fr. Z’s Blog:The German Church seems to be the caput malorum omnium. In the wake of the dissolution of the misplaced aspirations of promoters of female diaconate, comes this. From CNA: German bishop supports ‘Church strike’ for women’s ordination Munich, Germany, May … Continue reading
Aleteia, Philip Kosloski: Jesus said in the Gospels, “if you have faith as a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from hence to yonder place,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant:The Alabama State Legislature passed by wide margins a law banning nearly all abortion procedures in the state. If Gov. Kay Ivey signs it as anticipated, the law takes effect in six months. The Human Life Protection Act (HB 314) … Continue reading
Scott Smith Blog: “Religion has been the cause of the most wars.” Have you ever heard this line? George Carlin once said to rapturous applause, “More people have been killed in the name of God than for any other reason.” … Continue reading
Yes siree! Great article here by John Horvat on a savory subject. Did you know that the Italians have 500 kinds of pasta? I looked up the root of the word only to discover that it is Greek. It means … Continue reading
CatholicPhilly.com., Robert Duncan: A significant rupture between Orthodox churches in Ukraine has brought the official theological dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox to a standstill, according to a Vatican official involved in the talks. More here.