Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Fiasco over pope's cut civil union quote intensifies impact

Fiasco over pope's cut civil union quote intensifies impact: The world premiere of a documentary on Pope Francis was supposed to have been a bright spot for a papacy locked down by a pandemic and besieged by a corruption scandal, recalling Francis' glory days traveling the world to bless the oppressed.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Former spiritual director of 'Medjugorje visionaries' excommunicated

Former spiritual director of 'Medjugorje visionaries' excommunicated: A laicized priest who had been the spiritual director to six people who said they experienced visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Bosnian town of Medjugorje has been excommunicated.

Xi's Pope - Crisis Magazine

Xi's Pope - Crisis Magazine: As expected, the Holy See has announced an extension of its provisional agreement with the People’s Republic of China, concerning the appointment of bishops. Under the controversial agreement, episcopal candidates will be recommended to the Holy See by the Chinese Communist Party, then approved and appointed by the Holy Father. The plan’s experimental phase will …

Analysis: How the Washington Post is opening the path to use the pope against the Catholic Church

Analysis: How the Washington Post is opening the path to use the pope against the Catholic Church: Amid an international fracas over Pope Francis’ words on civil unions in a newly released documentary, the pope’s remarks have begun to be used to criticize Catholic organizations facing ongoing religious liberty challenges in the U.S. – despite the pope’s very public alignment with these organizations on the issues of same sex marriages and adoptions.

Taiwan foreign ministry: Catholics in China are facing serious challenges

Taiwan foreign ministry: Catholics in China are facing serious challenges: Taiwan’s foreign ministry responded by the renewal of the Sino-Vatican provisional agreement Thursday by highlighting the worsening religious freedom situation on the mainland.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Our Lady of Sorrows painting recovered from burned California mission church

Our Lady of Sorrows painting recovered from burned California mission church: A historic painting of Our Lady of Sorrows survived a devastating fire this summer at a California mission church, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has said.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

After ‘demonic’ desecration, Louisiana church reconsecrated as details about priest emerge

After ‘demonic’ desecration, Louisiana church reconsecrated as details about priest emerge: Archbishop Gregory Aymond on Saturday consecrated a new altar at the Louisiana parish where a priest reportedly filmed a pornographic video atop the parish altar with two women last month. Details have emerged about the priest, who is expected to face criminal and canonical charges after the episode.

International appeal launched to promote St. John Paul II’s teaching

International appeal launched to promote St. John Paul II’s teaching: The rector of a Catholic university in Poland urged academics Monday to sign an appeal committing themselves to promoting the teachings of St. John Paul II.

CCP Officials: ‘Christianity Doesn’t Belong in China’

CCP Officials: ‘Christianity Doesn’t Belong in China’: On top of removing crosses, Chinese authorities order to replace Christianity's main symbol on churches' seals with the five-pointed star.

When the Media Covered Biden

When the Media Covered Biden: When Joe Biden tried running for president in 1988, his campaign collapsed amid gales of laughter. Since then, he has not only succumbed to dementia but has allowed himself to become a vehicle for leftist radicals to such an extent that Bernie Sanders effectively cowrote his platform, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advises him on envirosocialism, 90-lb tyrant […]

Sunday, October 11, 2020

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Beatification of Carlo Acutis: The first millennial to be declared Blessed

Beatification of Carlo Acutis: The first millennial to be declared Blessed: With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super Mario, Pokémon, and above all the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist.

Friday, October 9, 2020

New Orleans archbishop: Priest's desecration of altar 'demonic'

New Orleans archbishop: Priest's desecration of altar 'demonic': The Archbishop of New Orleans said Friday that a priest’s filming of a pornographic videotape atop a church’s altar was demonic, and that the priest will never again serve in Catholic ministry.

Honoring Colorado’s saintly Mother - Denver Catholic

Honoring Colorado’s saintly Mother - Denver Catholic: She was an Italian immigrant, a loving servant of those in need and the very first American saint, who also happened to walk the streets of Colorado. And now, to […]

In virtual rosary, US bishops ask Mary to intercede for America

In virtual rosary, US bishops ask Mary to intercede for America: Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), led a ‘virtual rosary’ Wednesday with several other bishops, asking Mary to intercede for the United States.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

‘Flavors of home’: Benedict XVI’s favorite restaurant in Rome

‘Flavors of home’: Benedict XVI’s favorite restaurant in Rome: Inside the cosy Cantina Tirolese in Rome, Benedict XVI knew he could always find “the flavors of home.”

Friday, October 2, 2020

German cardinal issues stark warning about ‘Synodal Way’

German cardinal issues stark warning about ‘Synodal Way’: A German cardinal issued a stark warning Saturday about his country’s controversial “Synodal Way.”

Textbook in China Horribly Distorts Biblical Story to Teach Professional Ethics and Law | Persecution

Textbook in China Horribly Distorts Biblical Story to Teach Professional Ethics and Law | Persecution: 09/27/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – According to the Union of Catholic Asian News (UCAN), Christians in China are upset …