Friday, November 27, 2020
New cardinals quarantine in pope's hotel ahead of ceremony: ROME (AP) — The Vatican’s Santa Marta hotel was built to sequester cardinals during papal elections. It's now sequestering soon-to-be cardinals in town for this weekend’s ceremony to get their …
Sunday, November 22, 2020
How Great was John Paul II? - Crisis Magazine: Pope John Paul II was unquestionably the most dominant figure in Catholicism in the last quarter of the twentieth century. He loomed large over every aspect of Catholic life, directing the Church through one of her most troubling times. And his influence transcended the confines of the Church; at the height of his popularity in …
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
How to Become God’s Useful Servant: The servants in the Parable of the talents were all graciously gifted by their master, “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.” But the last one began as a gifted and commissioned servant but ended as a worthless and discarded servant. Here are some steps that led him […]
Sunday, November 15, 2020
US Bishops Revise Schedule for November 16-17 Meeting - ZENIT - English: Plan Discussion on Holy See’s report on Theodore McCarrick
ASK FATHER: Since the Church does nothing about Joe Biden, what commandments do I have to follow?: From a reader... QUAERITUR: Since the "Church" hasn't excommunicated Joe Biden for his and the Democratic Party stance on abortion, which commandments/teaching do I/we have to follow? GUEST PRIEST RESPONSE: Fr. Tim Ferguson A good and timely question. And a dangerous one to answer. I think we
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Beatification cause of reputed stigmatist tortured by Stalin’s secret police opens: The beatification cause of a Polish religious sister who reputedly bore the stigmata opened Monday.
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Patience and the priesthood: A vocation 50 years in the making: On average, diocesan priests take about six years to complete seminary formation. For Dominican priests, it is seven. Jesuits study for over a decade. David Pinto, however, has them all beat.
Friday, November 6, 2020
Priests, Seminarians, Nuns in China’s Baoding Taken Away | Persecution: 11/06/2020 China (International Christian Concern) – An underground Catholic community in China’s Hebei province has been raided by the local …