From the Archdiocese of Omaha: Below is a statement from Archbishop George Lucas regarding the decision by Father Tim Lannon, SJ, president of Creighton University, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees who have attempted marriage in states where this practice is legal. “I am disappointed in Father Lannon’s announcement that Creighton University will […]
Vatican City, 2014 (VIS) – This morning in the Synod Hall the Holy Father met with participants in the World Meeting of Popular Movements (27 to 29 October), organised by the Pontifical Council “Justice and Peace” in collaboration with the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences and with the leaders of various movements. The Pope spoke […]
Vatican City, Oct 26, 2014 / 12:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an audience with members of an international Marian movement, Pope Francis warned that the sacrament of marriage has been reduced to a mere association, and urged participants to be witnesses in a secular world. “The family is being hit, the family is being struck […]
This is not satire. I promise. National Catholic Register: In an audience with members of the international Marian movement Schönstatt, Pope Francis warned that the sacrament of marriage has been reduced to a mere association, and urged participants to be witnesses in a secular world. “The family is being hit, the family is being struck […]
The following is a press release from Dignitatis Humanae Institute, whose word I trust implicitly. It is sad that BuzzFeed has caused such confusion on this matter with their misquote of Cardinal Burke. Pray for them. Rome, 27 October 2014 — The Dignitatis Humanae Institute very much regrets having to take this unprecedented action to […]
As I see it, the main problem with the Catholic Church in the West is that those who are obedient are crushed in the name of mercy for those who are disobedient. Anyone who has eyes to see knows that, but if you need examples, just listen to the outcry on traditionalist blogs which actually […]
Bishop Robert Lynch of St. Petersburg, Florida, offers a troubling account of the Synod on the Family here. (Note: The Synod is not yet complete.) Canon lawyer Edward Peters writes on his blog: I have read several times Lynch’s line wistfully closing the door on recognizing the sacramentality of same-sex unions as if such recognition […]
As a Eucharistic convert to Catholicism myself, I think that it is best for me to say a word to Sr. Theresa Noble in response to her Communion conversion story and the follow-up which is getting a lot of buzz in the Catholic blogosphere. I understand where she is coming from in regard to ignorance, as […]
YouTube Playlist, Archbishop Fulton Sheen on Politeness.
Don’t you miss Cardinal Arinze? I know I do. He is now retired but I still listen to his remarks often, as I can find them. Here is Cardinal Arinze explaining mortal sin in the context of a question about “fundamental option,” which is a term I’d never heard before listening to this.