February 21, 2013, Thursday -- Blackmail
"Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate." --Psalm 143:4
The Secret Report Given to the Pope on December 17
Today a veil of secrecy was shredded in this eternal city.
Today therefore marked the beginning of a difficult, important struggle for the...
February 11, 2013
Farewell to an Uninspiring Pope
By JOHN PATRICK SHANLEY
POPE BENEDICT XVI quit. Good. He was utterly bereft of charm, tone-deaf and a protector of priests who abused children. He’d been a member of the Hitler Youth. In addition to this woeful résumé, he had no use for women. The...
Experts: Top 5 picks for the next pope
Expert Vatican watchers all name the same five 'papabile' — the Cardinals, princes of the church, who could be the next pope.
(Photo: Antonio Calanni, AP)
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, 69, is described as "savvy" in politics, media
Cardinal Marc Ouellet, 68, is described as having...
Pope's Dove Of Peace Released And Then Attacked By Seagull At The Vatican
The Huffington Post UK | Posted: 28/01/2013 09:49 GMT | Updated: 28/01/2013 09:49 GMT
The Pope's dove of peace; a ceremonial symbol used to mark the end of prayers, milestone events and to reflect the tranquility of the Christian faith.
Fr. Reese of Georgetown Says Contraception Cheaper than Live Births
Deal Hudson and Deacon Keith Fournier are reporting at Catholic.org that, in a speech at Holy Trinity Catholic parish in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University’s Fr. Thomas Reese, S.J., mocked the bishops as “only 200 votes” in the election and said the bishops...
By Dominique Mosbergen
Rocked in recent years by sex-abuse scandals and crises in leadership, the Catholic Church in the Republic of Ireland has been struggling to keep its members close.
But this week, a new global survey on faith and atheism has revealed that the crisis of faith in Ireland may...
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Vatican Appoints Heresy-Holding Prelate as Prefect of CDF
We now have a Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbishop Gerhard Mueller, who himself publicly dissents from certain doctrines of the Faith.
He does not believe in Our Lady's Virginity in partu, contrary to the teaching of Vatican II's Lumen...
by David Wemhoff
“Raymond Shaw is the kindest, bravest, warmest most wonderful human being I’ve ever known in my life.” -- Major Bennett Marco (Frank Sinatra) from The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
In 1945, Germany was in ruins. The Americans, with their allies, had defeated the Germans after years of total war, and...
Comments on Pope Benedict’s Assisi III Interreligious Prayer Gathering
By Robert Sungenis
Delivered in the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli in the valley below Assisi
October 27, 2011
by Benedict XVI
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Distinguished Heads and Representatives of Churches, Ecclesial Communities and World Religions,
Twenty-five years have passed since Blessed Pope John Paul...
Are you sitting down? I suggest you do so because you’re in for a real shocker. A youth catechism, known popularly as “YouCat,” which is claimed to be modeled from the official 1992 Catechism of the Catholic Church, contains dubious, suggestive and sometimes scandalous teachings on issues such as homosexuality,...
Catholic and Enjoying It!
Mark Shea's Blog: So That No Thought of Mine, No Matter How Stupid, Should Ever Go Unpublished Again!
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A reader writes...
I don't know if you have time to respond to individual questions like this, but I thought I might at least try. I've been...