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August 6, 2014

Dear President Obama, Why Is Our Daddy in Jail for Loving Jesus?

Creative Minority Report - 5 months 3 weeks ago
The children of Saeed Abedini, an American Christian pastor who has locked up in some Iranian hellhole for the crime of being a Christian, are asking President Obama to do more to...

Does a Bowery building portend a "new focus" for the Catholic Church? NYT thinks so

GetReligion - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Readers of the print edition of Sunday's New York Times were met with the headline, "On Bowery, Church’s New Focus Leaves a Void for the Needy." Online readers got a...

Christ is the Light

Catholic Vote - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Today, we celebrate one of my favorite feasts in the Roman Calendar: the Transfiguration. In the day’s Gospel reading, we see Moses and Elijah appear before the disciples and...

The Traditional Latin Mass and the New Evangelization

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The Institute of Christ the King had ordinations to the priesthood recently in St. Louis.  This promoted an article in the local paper.  The writer (thus, editor) seemed amazed...

Video Shows Seton Home Study Grads Excelling at Catholic Colleges in Newman Guide

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The video is accompanied on the program's website by a Cardinal Newman Society special report published earlier this year, sharing the joys and success stories of several Seton...

Amazing New “Pea Pod” Invention Helps Premature Babies Survive

LifeNews.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Barbara Kozol, a Medford pediatric therapist, has invented a “pea pod” for preemie babies to assist them during the first month after their arrival. Most premature infants...

Francis remembers Paul

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 4 weeks ago
From the CNS blog this morning: Holding his weekly general audience today in the Vatican’s air-conditioned Paul VI audience hall, Pope Francis reminded people that today is the...

Poetry and Prayer

dotCommonweal - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The current issue of Commonweal features two lovely poems by Christian Wiman. The Scottish poet, Edwin Muir, at the end of the Second World War, wrote a very personal prayer-poem...

Snakeoil Salesmanship: The Dangerous Politicization of Birth Control

Catholic Vote - 5 months 4 weeks ago
While chaperoning for an exchange program in Europe this summer and collecting specimens for my erratically accumulated German vocabulary, I learned that the German word for oral...

NAACP Leader: Right to Abortion Same as Right to Eat at Lunch Counter

LifeNews.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
NAACP board member Julian Bond is heard in this video saying that the right to abortion is the same as the right to eat at a lunch counter. Note: Reproductive freedom = abortion...

Pope sends message to Latin American family congress

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) From August 4 to 9, the First Latin American Congress on the Pastoral Care of the Family sponsored by Celam, is beinging held in Panama. The theme is: "Family and...

Wherein the rejected Fr. Z shares his pain with the readership

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Even after last year’s bitter experience being rejected by the LCWR,  I – eternal optimist that I am – once again applied for media credentials for their annual assembly. The LCWR...

The Traditional Mass is Alive and Well, and the Secular Press Takes Notice

Saint Louis Catholic - 5 months 4 weeks ago
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch takes notice of the Ordinations of the Four American Priests of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest by Cardinal Burke in a nice write-up...

Planned Parenthood Does Abortions and Wastes $115 Million of Your Tax Dollars

LifeNews.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
You work hard for your money, and as a good, upstanding citizen, you pay your taxes, trusting that those dollars will be used to benefit the greater community. They should not be...

AN URGENT LETTER OF THE CHALDEAN PATRIARCH

Rorate Coeli - 5 months 4 weeks ago
August 5, 2014 Your Holiness Pope Francis Your Beatitudes the Patriarchs of the East Your Excellencies the Presidents of the Bishops' Conferences The Christians of Iraq face an...

Helping homeless off the streets

News.va - 5 months 4 weeks ago
(Vatican Radio) One of the most oft-repeated refrains of Pope Francis’ pontificate thus far has been his call to go out to the “existential peripheries” and help those in need,...

Claro Paschali Gaudio / Paschale Mundo Gaudium

Breviary Hymns - 5 months 4 weeks ago
c.1315 Fresco , Chora Church,  Istanbul - Courtesy of WikipediaClaro Paschali Gaudio is an anonymous Ambrosian hymn dating back to the 4th or 5th century. It is one of 3 hymns...

Wyoming Catholic College Will Be on EWTN’s ‘Life on the Rock’

Catholic Education Daily - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Dr. Kevin Roberts, president of Wyoming Catholic College (WCC) in Lander, Wyo., and assistant professor of leadership and outdoor education Dr. Tom Zimmerman will appear on EWTN's...

EEOC Reaffirms That Employers Can’t Pressure Employees to Have Abortions

LifeNews.com - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), responsible for enforcing federal laws related to workplace discrimination, issued new enforcement guidance on...

Oklahoma City archbishop on Black Mass: “This Satanic ritual is deadly serious”

The Deacon's Bench - 5 months 4 weeks ago
Details:  Archbishop Paul Coakley is calling for a Catholic campaign of prayer to oppose a satanist’s plans for a “Black Mass” at Civic Center Music Hall. In an open letter...

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