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Moneychangers at the Sistine Chapel?

Oh my good gravy. Telegraph, via Pewsitter: Pope Francis has for the first time allowed the Sistine Chapel to be rented out for a private corporate event, with the proceeds to go to charities working with the poor and homeless. The concert, to be performed amid the splendour of Michelangelo’s frescoes on Saturday, will be […]

Irrational complaints from ‘gay,’ pro-abortion activists about Archbishop Ezzati on social media

Archbishop Ezzati is being attacked on social media by “gay rights” and pro-abortion activists in defense of three heretical priests in his diocese who support homosexuality and abortion. I find this remark about “sensible Catholics” to be worthy of response. BBC News: “If Ezzati dares to complain about Berríos, Puga and Aldunate to the Vatican, […]

Atlantic: Democratic Party’s opposition to views of white, Southern evangelicals helps them politically

The Atlantic is saying “Democrats keeping it close in five key Senate races” given the party’s opposition to the views of “white, Southern evangelicals” whose numbers are, according to the report “dwindling.” Two forces account for the declining proportions of white evangelical and mainline Protestants: the growth of non-black ethnic minorities and, perhaps surprisingly, the […]

Pray for Asia Bibi and for her attorneys

In Pakistan, a court has upheld Asia Bibi’s death sentence for blasphemy, according to the Associated Press. Her lawyers are hoping to take an appeal before the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Please pray for Asia Bibi and for her attorneys. A Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction […]

An Engineered Anti-African Synod?

Edward Pentin reports that evidence has emerged that the Synod on the Family is being engineered to impose a minority viewpoint that is not in keeping with Church teaching. More and more there is talk in Rome that this synod is being engineered by groups intent on steering the Church in a heterodox direction, and […]