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May 27, 2015

School’s Posters Urge Teens Not to Have Sex at Prom, Planned Parenthood’s Response is Ridiculous - 5 min 9 sec ago
In Wisconsin, Planned Parenthood is outraged that a high school decided to place flyers up on campus encouraging girls to protect their character by not having sex on prom night....

Christological well… not quite… Edulcorated Goldfinch Alert!

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 26 min 31 sec ago
Long time readers here have seen my shots of Christological Goldfinches from Medieval and Renaissance paintings and statues snapped during my museum visits. Here is a detail from...

Abortion Worker “Proud” of Job Where “Tiny Arms and Legs Float in Baking Pans” - 41 min 33 sec ago
If you want to learn how horrendous abortion is, go straight to the source: abortion clinic workers with a media platform. In a May 24 story for Salon, Florida-based writer Amy...

Former BBC chair has advice for Vatican media

The Compass (Green Bay, WI) - 44 min 1 sec ago
LONDON — The Vatican must stop running its media operation from silos, said the leader of papal commission set up to advise how the Vatican can better communicate with the church...

'Lord, give me strength to follow Thee unto death!'

Saint Louis Catholic - 59 min 38 sec ago
"Mother," she one day said to the Prioress, "were I unfaithful, were I to commit even the smallest infidelity, I feel that my soul would be plunged into the most terrible anguish...

The Byzantine Gospel of Pentecost

New Liturgical Movement - 1 hour 18 sec ago
After Nicodemus’ discourse with Christ in chapter 3, he will appear two other times in the Gospel of St John. At the end of chapter 19, he comes to help Joseph of Arimathea bury...

Greenland adopts same-sex ‘marriage’

LifeSiteNews - 1 hour 3 min ago
The law goes into effect on October 1, 2015.

George Pataki Calls Abortion Debate a “Distraction” as He Prepares Republican Presidential Bid - 1 hour 5 min ago
Social issues should take a back seat, says former New York Gov. George Pataki in a new ad airing in New Hampshire. Pataki, who is getting ready to announce a run for the...

ASK FATHER: Father wears the chasuble for everything he does

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 1 hour 32 min ago
From a reader… QUAERITUR: Is it appropriate or allowed for a priest to wear a chasuble while hearing confessions, baptizing babies or other non Mass functions?  Some priests seem...

Federal appeals court strikes down 12-week abortion ban

LifeSiteNews - 1 hour 34 min ago
All three judges were appointed by President George W. Bush.

Vatican communications offices must be streamlined, says head of papal commission

Catholic Culture - World News - 1 hour 34 min ago
Lord Patten, who chaired a special papal commission to assess the Vatican's media operations, has called for a consolidation of Vatican's publishing, broadcasting, and public-...

Father of Three Kills Himself in Assisted Suicide While His Family Begs Him Not to Do It - 1 hour 41 min ago
A 54-year-old British man with an inoperable brain tumor has committed suicide at a Swiss assisted suicide clinic even though his wife and three daughters pleaded with him to stay...

Regarding that maligned study on same-sex marriage opinions: What Poynter said

GetReligion - 1 hour 46 min ago
Nine out of 10 Americans turn to GetReligion for clear, compelling analysis of religion news coverage.  Trust me on that: I've done a survey. "Wait a minute," somebody in...

Cardinal Wuerl in New Pastoral Letter Reflects on Catholic Identity in Public Square

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 1 hour 59 min ago
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is calling on Catholics to live their Christian identity in public as well as in their own spiritual lives. The cardinal on...

Lahore Archbishop Saves Christian Community From Mob by Calling on Muslim Leaders' Aid

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 2 hours 17 min ago
This report is contributed by John Newton and Marta Petrosillo of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * The Christian quarter of Lahore was attacked by a mob after a mentally...

Gallup finds American opinion moving strongly toward acceptance of extra-marital sex

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 hours 22 min ago
A new Gallup poll finds that since 2001, American opinion has shifted markedly toward acceptance of extra-marital sexual behavior. The poll found that between 2001 and 2015 there...

Former Vatican diplomat, facing abuse charge before Vatican court, unlikely to be extradited

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Prosecutors in Poland and the Dominican Republic have recognized that it is unlikely they will be able to bring charges against Jozef Wesolowski, the laicized archbishop and...

Another giant falls: University of Maryland daily newspaper goes weekly

The Deacon's Bench - 2 hours 40 min ago
Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, almost 40 years ago, The Diamondback was one of the best student newspapers in America: a daily paper with a circulation of about 40,000 that...

Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Trashes Scott Walker for Saying “Ultrasounds are Cool” - 2 hours 43 min ago
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker thinks ultrasound images of unborn babies are “cool” but the Planned Parenthood abortion business disagrees. Walker gave an...

Future History

Creative Minority Report - 3 hours 2 min ago
By 2015, the advancement of the homosexualist legal agenda as the principal method of destruction of public religious belief had become increasingly clear. Surprisingly, even...


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