CNA: Cardinal George Pell has reportedly been transferred out of the Melbourne prison in which he has been incarcerated for more than a year after a drone illegally flew over the prison grounds. More here.
ChurchMilitant, Jules Gomes: A star evangelical preacher has shocked Protestants after preaching on the Real Presence of Jesus in Holy Communion and rejecting the exclusively symbolic interpretation of the Eucharist. “I didn’t know that for the first 1,500 years of church history everyone saw it [the … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Jay Copp: [Daniel] Mitsui jokingly calls himself a “spirit of Nicea II Catholic.” His understanding of the role of religious art has its roots 1,200 years ago with that Church council, which reversed an earlier council’s suppression … Continue reading
Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler: Today, January 3, the Church calendar offers us the (optional) feast of the Holy Name of Jesus. At Mass the entrance antiphon reminds us, “At the name of Jesus, every knee should bend…” And then something … Continue reading
Cathoic Stand, Peter Darcy: Your guardian angel guides you and guards you. And luckily, for some of us sinners, they never, ever, stop trying to save our souls. We know from our earliest instructions in the faith that angels exist … Continue reading
Ignitum Today, Father Carlos Martins: Want to hear a real demon story, one for which I can personally vouch? A good priest friend of mine — let’s call him Fr. George — is an exorcist. When he performs an exorcism on someone … Continue reading
Bitter Winter, An Jin: To exert pressure on the clergy who refuse to join the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (CPCA), the United Front Work Department (UFWD) and Ethnic and Religious Affairs Bureau in Fuzhou, the capital of the southeastern province of Fujian, organized a conference in … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Ryan Fitzgerald: An Islamic terrorist group attacked a bus in Kenya Monday, but the jihadists weren’t able to target and kill the Christians because Muslims on the bus wouldn’t help identify them. Report is here.
CNA: In an interview with the German magazine Stern, the Archbishop of Munich and Freising was asked, “What do you do when a homosexual couple asks you for an episcopal blessing?” Marx responded: “I can bless them both in the … Continue reading
The Hustle, Michael Waters: As Ben Franklin once quipped, death is one of the only certainties in life. And with that certainty comes an endless supply of customers. Every year, 2.8m people die in the US. Around 40% of them opt to be … Continue reading
Sad and beautiful. Reminded me of the passing of Brother Hugh. He died around midnight 1979, July 11. The birds were singing. Aleteia, Anna Whiston-Donaldson: I sat at a small table in the back of the bookstore, looking out at the faces … Continue reading
AsiaNews: Spending by the Israeli government on settlements continues to grow, reaching its highest level on a quarterly basis over the last decade. An ever increasing flow of money, despite a reduction in the territory because today the Golan Heights … Continue reading
Note that Harrison Butker ended up with Kansas City not Carolina. National Catholic Register, Trent Beattie: Harrison Butker: “Our natural mothers point out things that we miss, and they have a deep concern for us. Mary takes this to a … Continue reading
Catholic Culture, Jeff Mirus: The future Pope Francis investigated a Eucharistic miracle that took place in Buenos Aires in 1996. I learned of this just the other day, when we received a fund appeal which included a report on “Eucharistic … Continue reading
The Catholic World Report, Filip Mazurczak: On September 12, 1683, the Christian Coalition led by King John III Sobieski defeated the Turks at the gates of Vienna, thus saving Christendom. Venimus, vidimus, Deus vincit, the Polish monarch wrote in a … Continue reading