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May 22, 2015

Woman Says “I Stand in Front of the Mirror and Scream” But She Still Doesn’t Regret Her Abortion - 7 hours 20 min ago
What’s the adage? Don’t judge a book by its cover? Likewise, as I constantly am reminded, don’t judge an article by its title. What would your first impression be, just reading...

The Spirit Gives Life

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 7 hours 56 min ago
Roman Rite Acts 2.1 to 11; Ps 104; Gal 5.16 to 25; Jan 15, 26-27; 16, 12-15 - Ambrosian Rite Acts 2.1 to 11; Ps 103; 1 Cor 12.1 to 11; Jn 14.15 to 20 1) Acceptance of the...

In Syria, a Pastor Comes Home to Comfort His Flock

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 8 hours 11 min ago
By Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart I just returned to Aleppo from a trip to the US, where I did my best to explain our situation to American Christians in several major cities...

New persecution in Sudan: Religion News Service report leads mainstream media

GetReligion - 8 hours 13 min ago
"Courage is contagious," Billy Graham has said. "When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened." Whether from courage or just old-school nose for news,...

Oregon becomes third state to ban reparative therapy; Illinois considering a similar ban

LifeSiteNews - 8 hours 19 min ago
The legislation is 'an unmitigated disaster for children and families,' a pro-family activist warns.

Mother Teresa’s canonization possible in 2016

LifeSiteNews - 8 hours 25 min ago
The Vatican is sending mixed signals with one top official suggesting a date in 2016, and the Holy See's spokesman saying her cause is ongoing.

Pictures of the Mozarabic Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

New Liturgical Movement - 8 hours 28 min ago
Last Saturday, the Archbishop of Toledo, H.E. Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, celebrated Mass in the Mozarabic Rite in St Peter’s Basilica, as part a pilgrimage to Rome sponsored by his...

China’s president asserts state’s authority to ‘manage’ religion

LifeSiteNews - 8 hours 38 min ago
Pope Francis, on the same day, urged Chinese Catholics to stay ‘united to the rock of Peter.’

BREAKING - European "Progressive" Bishops Planning Synod Coup: Secret Meeting in Rome on Monday

Rorate Coeli - 8 hours 38 min ago
Jean-Marie Guénois, Religious Affairs correspondent for French daily Le Figaro, has the report (main excerpt below) of a Vatican-II-style Rhineland coup for the Synod of the...

Protesters will continue occupation of closed Massachusetts parish church, appeal court order to vacate

Catholic Culture - World News - 9 hours 5 min ago
Protesters in Scituate, Massachusetts have announced that they will continue their 11-year occupation of their former parish church, which was closed by the Archdiocese of Boston...

300,000 expected for Archbishop Romero's beatification

Catholic Culture - World News - 9 hours 12 min ago
About 300,000 people are expected to attend the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero on May 23. Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints...

‘#No2Trudeau’: 850 Canadian youth learn about the power of their vote to oppose abortion

LifeSiteNews - 9 hours 16 min ago
Hundreds of Canadian teens learned last week about the power of politics and the enormous weight each of their votes have to promote life.

St. Rita parishioners honor their patron saint

Saint Louis Review - St. Louis News - 9 hours 23 min ago
By Colleen Dulle | | twitter: @ColleenDulle On a sunny May morning, St. Rita Parish in Vinita Park was abloom with...

MCC ‘very proud’ of passage of prenatal diagnosis bill

The Catholic Spirit (St. Paul, MN) - 9 hours 25 min ago
Thanks to the work of the Minnesota Catholic Conference and a coalition of disability advocacy groups, expectant parents whose babies are diagnosed with certain prenatal...

Boy Scouts president: We need to allow open homosexual leaders

LifeSiteNews - 9 hours 32 min ago
It's time for the Boy Scouts to adjust to 'the social, political, and juridicial changes taking place in our country,' Robert Gates says.

Presumed Dead, ‘Miracle Girl’ Brings Joy to Quake-Stricken Parish in Nepal

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 9 hours 33 min ago
This report is contributed by Anto Akkara of Aid to the Church in Need Its faithful are very few in this majority Hindu nation, but Nepal’s Catholic Church—the nerve center for...

Vote to legalize gay marriage poses uncertain future for Ireland

Catholic News Agency - General - 9 hours 41 min ago
Rome, Italy, May 22, 2015 / 12:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As Ireland goes to the polls to vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage, one Church official warns that the new law...

The ‘Francis effect’ is silencing Catholic bishops, priests, and laity

LifeSiteNews - 10 hours 8 min ago
These days holding firm to Catholic doctrine and practise can seem like an act of disloyalty to the pope, yet to acquiesce is to betray the Church.

Jindal: "Don't Try to Bully Me" on Religious Freedom

Creative Minority Report - 10 hours 14 min ago
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal just stood up big time for religious liberty. After his legislature wimped out and shuttled religious freedom legislation, Jindal passed an...

Obama Addresses Synagogue For Jewish American Heritage Month

The Religion Clause - 10 hours 24 min ago
President Obama this morning delivered a 30-minute address (full text) at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. to mar Jewish Heritage Month. Here is an excerpt from his...


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