Catholic Culture: Christian residents of the Gaza Strip will not be allowed permission to visit Bethlehem or Jerusalem during the Christmas season. The Israeli army has announced that residents of Gaza, currently controlled by the Hamas movement, will be allowed … Continue reading
That means they want change it. CNA: The German bishops’ conference has committed to “newly assessing” the universal Church’s teaching on homosexuality, sexual morality in general, as well as the sacraments of ordination and marriage. The commitment comes at the … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Rodney Pelletier: A top Vatican official says it’s “heresy” to say that Judas Iscariot is in Hell. In comments made at a press conference Tuesday, Abp. Vincenzo Paglia, head of the Pontifical Academy for Life, and a close associate of Pope … Continue reading
December 15 interfaith event. And, lunch will be served. Looks like that’ll be a freebie! No meat, however, allowed for the Sikhs. Nevertheless, rules be gone, there’s a lot of carnivoring going on the UK Sikh temples. Oh, you are … Continue reading
“More than 2,000 years ago, a brilliant star shone in the East. Wise men traveled far, far afield. I mean, they were a long distance away. And they came and they stood with us under the star, where they found … Continue reading
Wonderful! The Catholic Church is not one of the 350 members of the World Council of Churches. The Orthodox are members; in fact, they are the only members that are churches. Without the Holy Eucharist there cannot be a “church.” … Continue reading
First Things, James Matthew Wilson: As a student in the fourth grade of Saint Thomas Aquinas School in East Lansing, Michigan, I looked about me and saw a great landscape whose meaning lay in the saints who had moved across … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Stephen Wynne: Lepanto Institute founder and president Michael Hichborn is challenging the head of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) to a moderated public discussion. Report is here.
David Alton: I was in Simile today – where ancestors of ISIS cut the throats of up to 3000 men, women and children. No memorial has ever been erected to these Assyrian Christians and the site of their bloody end … Continue reading
CNS, Mark Judge: “If you’re there, you have to help me.” Those are the words that poet Sally Read said to an icon of Jesus in 2010. Read, a British poet and atheist, had stopped into a church in Santa … Continue reading
The Stream, Mary Margaret Olohan: Republican Indiana Rep. Jim Banks sent a letter Friday urging Attorney General William Barr to enforce laws restricting the use of obscene pornography. The letter, signed by Banks, Republican North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, Republican … Continue reading
ChurchMilitant, Jules Gomez: Brazil’s Catholic royalty is condemning the Amazon Synod’s final document as an “enormous conspiracy” of emergent pantheism against Catholic tradition, Western civilization and the conservative government of President Jair Bolsonaro. Report is here.
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: When Christmas shoppers browse around Lakeside Mall in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana, many take time to admire the large Nativity scene on display. For the last six years, children and adults have … Continue reading
ChurchPop: What an incredible story! Shalom World interviewed former Harvard Professor Roy Schoeman regarding his Catholic conversion story. The business professor revealed how a series of mystical encounters led him to Catholicism, including an intimate experience with the Blessed Virgin Mary. … Continue reading
Church Militant, James Baresel: While much of the Western world responds to persecution of Christians in the Middle East by dithering (at best), prominent Eastern Europe politicians and members of the Trump administration are forcefully speaking out and backing up words with actions. This past October, … Continue reading