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April 29, 2014

Why are Some Outraged by Burning Aborted Babies for Electricity But Apathetic About Abortion?

LifeNews.com - 6 months 4 days ago
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the big scandal in Marion County, Oregon (Salem): for years, it’s been revealed, the bodies of aborted and...

Cardinal Parolin on 40 years of diplomatic relations

News.va - 6 months 4 days ago
“The history of the 'magnificent land of Australia' has been marked by the constant endeavour of the Catholic Church to provide healthcare, education and charitable services”. And...

Something Other Than God: An Interview with Jennifer Fulwiler (Video)

Brandon Vogt - 6 months 4 days ago
In Augustine's Confessions, the first Western autobiography ever written, we discover the probing journey of a brilliant man, traveling through a maze of philosophies before...

What Is Your Specialty?

CatholicMom.com - 6 months 4 days ago
The morning of my first ever outdoor training session I ran into an old acquaintance. She’s a delightful woman who hosted a Kids 4 Jesus club at a neighboring parish for her...

UK bishop shuts down deacon’s blog

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 4 days ago
You may remember the controversy surrounding the blog “Protect the Pope“, managed by Deacon Nick Donnelly in Lancaster, England. His wife posted the following item today: It is...

Sarah Palin’s remarks require an apology

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 6 months 4 days ago
This post by Ed Peters expresses closely my own view.  Since he has done the heavy lifting at his blog, In The Light Of The Law, go HERE.  Visit his place and take a look around...

Same-sex marriage, religious freedom and a liberal twist

GetReligion - 6 months 4 days ago
An extremely interesting — and potentially highly important — twist came Monday in the ongoing culture wars over religious liberty. New York Times religion writer Michael Paulson...

“Sarah Palin’s statement should shock the conscience”

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 4 days ago
More commentary on last weekend’s remarks by Sarah Palin—this from canon lawyer Ed Peters:  Sarah Palin’s statement that, if she were in charge, “waterboarding is how we’d baptize...

Pope Francis: “The devil always tries to divide us…”

The Deacon's Bench - 6 months 4 days ago
From today’s homily—and he makes a reference to deacons, too:  In his homily at morning Mass in Casa Santa Marta Tuesday, Pope Francis focused on “the three characteristics” of...

Daily Homily: The Angel of the Lord Opened the Doors of the Prison

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 6 months 4 days ago
-- Acts 5:17-26 Psalm 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 John 3:16-21 In the Gospel, John proclaims the great truth of our salvation. God the Father did not abandon man to death after his...

Meeting of the Holy Father with the Council of Cardinals (28-30 April)

News.va - 6 months 4 days ago
Vatican City, 29 April 2014 (VIS) – The Council of Cardinals met yesterday, Monday 28 April, for the first sessions of its fourth Meeting. The Holy Father participated most of the...

Georgetown’s Women in Leadership Summit Honored Abortion Rights Supporter

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 4 days ago
Dee Dee Myers, former press secretary for President Bill Clinton, served on the board of NARAL’s San Francisco Power of Choice Luncheon just last month. More...

It’s symbolic that St John Paul II has been canonised at a time when the freedom of central Europe is threatened

Catholic Herald - 6 months 4 days ago
I had the privilege to be in Krakow, Poland, on the day St John Paul II was canonised. Poland has every right to be proud of ‘its’ pope. St John Paul II was not only a remarkable...

Poem: The Windhover (To Christ Our Lord)

Breviary Hymns - 6 months 4 days ago
How He Rung Upon The Rein Of A Wimpling WingThe Windhover (To Christ Our Lord) is a sonnet by the English poet and Jesuit Priest, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889). It was...

Catholic Charities aids victims of powerful Ark. storm

EWTN - US Latest News - 6 months 4 days ago
Little Rock, Ark., Apr 29, 2014 / 06:35 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- At least 35 people have been killed in deadly storms and tornadoes in the South, and Catholic agencies are preparing...

Lessons of Love

Dominicana - 6 months 4 days ago
“Love does not stay idle.” – St. Catherine of Siena, Letter T82 Can we really imitate a fourteenth century saint whose life had such great austerity, who fasted with such severity...

Daily Catholic Quote from C. S. Lewis

Integrated Catholic Life - 6 months 4 days ago
“Christianity, if false, is of no importance; and if true, of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important.” (C.S. Lewis) NB: C.S. Lewis was an Anglican...

Obama's Statement On Yom HaShoah

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
Yesterday the White House released a statement (full text) from President Obama on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). The statement reads in part:On this Yom HaShoah, I join...

Bill Clinton to Deliver Policy Lecture at Alma Mater Georgetown

Catholic Education Daily - 6 months 4 days ago
Clinton, who is pro-abortion rights, revoked the Mexico City Policy and vetoed a bill banning partial birth abortion. More...

White House Statement On Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II

The Religion Clause - 6 months 4 days ago
Yesterday the White House issued a statement (full text) from President Obama celebrating Sunday's canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. The statement reads in...

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