It’s just too painful for me to write about this. Read this post at Rorate Caeli. They say what I can’t bring myself to say. Hat-tip, Pewsitter.
Denver, Colo., Jul 30, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA).- An LGBT activist foundation headed by a former Obama White House staffer gave a $200,000 grant to a dissenting Catholic coalition to target the upcoming Synod on the Family and World Youth Day. The Michigan-based Arcus Foundation gave the 2014 grant to Dignity USA “to support […]
Caserta, Italy, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit Monday to an evangelical Christian community in Caserta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit creates diversity and unity in the Church, so that the Church lives a “reconciling diversity.” He suggested July 28 that the path to unity may be pursued by […]
Vatican City, 29 July 2014 (VIS) – From 4 to 8 August, more than fifty thousand ministrants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland will make a pilgrimage to Rome, a trip organised every August by German dioceses. This event is intended to strengthen the spiritual potential of an group that is important to German pastoral ministry, […]
It was with much interest that I listened in on this Twitter conversation about the so-called “Spirit of Vatican II.” I’m not sure why this causes so much consternation, but this tweet below sums up what a lot of “Traddies” (traditional Catholics) would like you to know about them. @michaelcoren @Opinionatedcath @holysmoke I have […]
I’m a little disturbed by Pope Francis calling torture “a very grave, mortal sin.” From Catholic Reference Dictionary: The terms mortal, deadly, grave, and serious applied to sin are synonyms, each with a slightly different implication. Mortal and deadly focus on the effects in the sinner, namely deprivation of the state of friendship with God; […]
False reporting about the Catholic Church is both rampant in the media and very painful to the faithful. This holds true in the false claims that our bishops cover up for priests who sexually abuse children, and also that priests are prone to sexual abuse, despite massive evidence to the contrary. It has also held […]
It’s been widely reported earlier this month that Pope Francis has replaced every single member of the Vatican’s Financial Information Authority. I didn’t realize until today that one of his appointments is former Bush administration anti-terror official Juan Zarate. Read Juan Zarate’s bio. Impressive.
The following is guest post from Sr. Jeanette Marie, vocations director, Mercedarian Sisters. Jun. 11, 2014 – CLEVELAND — In his homily to priests, religious, and seminarians while in the Holy Land last month, Pope Francis gave wise advice – and asked tough questions. We picked some quotes from his homily on May 26th at […]
LifeSiteNews reports: Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins had blunt words on Friday for Ontario’s English Catholic Teachers Association over its participation in the WorldPride parade later this month. Noting that people with homosexual inclinations should be treated with respect “in harmony with the gospel,” the cardinal told the National Post that OECTA’s participation in the […]