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April 24, 2014

Light of hope amid the darkness

Rorate Coeli - 3 months 23 hours ago
This weekend, CBS "Sunday Morning" ran a heartwarming video of the joy-filled Benedictines of Mary, whom have always been close to our heart here at Rorate. With so much pain and...

Fr. Lombardi responds to reports on pope’s phone call to Argentinian woman

The Deacon's Bench - 3 months 23 hours ago
Details:  The director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr Federico Lombardi, has responded to widespread media reports about an Argentinian woman who says that Pope Francis called...

Families Battle Back After Doctors Say Their Disabled Babies “Not Compatible With Life” - 3 months 23 hours ago
Once again, a bereaved family is drawing attention to the failures of the Irish government to provide proper health care and medical attention to families who discover that their...

Like It's 1999!!!

Saint Louis Catholic - 3 months 23 hours ago

Vatican Message to SSPX Emphasizes Fraternity

Saint Louis Catholic - 3 months 23 hours ago
In a very welcome development, the Vatican issued its annual statement to the S-, ...what? Huh? Oh. Never mind.

Editor's Notebook — Canonization countdown, papal divorced/remarried 'cold call,' jail time for Msgr., and a reality show — about religious life.

OSV Daily Take - 3 months 23 hours ago
Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi r esponds to reports that Pope Francis called an Argentine woman who was divorced and then remarried and gave her the "OK" to receive...

Pope Paul VI To Be Beatified In October

Creative Minority Report - 3 months 23 hours ago
Via La Stampa and Google Translate...Paul VI will be beatified in 2014, probably October 19, at the conclusion of the Synod of Bishops. This was revealed by the weekly religious...

More on politics, sin and Louisiana’s kissing congressman

GetReligion - 3 months 23 hours ago
For anyone unfamiliar with Rep. Vance McAllister, he’s a Louisiana congressman who ran on a Christian family values platform. But now he’s in trouble with some voters — and...

Alabama Supreme Court Rules Unborn Child has "inalienable right to life from its earliest stages"

Saint Louis Catholic - 3 months 23 hours ago
This is not in context of an abortion case, but the logic of the holding puts it squarely against that excrement-on-paper, Roe v. Wade. It is just so good to see a judge willing...

Canonization Mass may draw 1,000 bishop concelebrants

EWTN - Vatican News - 3 months 23 hours ago
Vatican City, Apr 24, 2014 / 07:44 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Holy See Press Office director Father Federico Lombardi said that as many as 150 cardinals and 1,000 bishops will...

Holy Week and Easter - Your Photos

New Liturgical Movement - 3 months 23 hours ago
Once again, we wish to thank the readers who sent in photographs of their Triduum and Easter services. If we receive more over the coming week, we will have another photopost...

Fr. Lombardi's Statement On The Calls

Creative Minority Report - 3 months 1 day ago
Several telephone calls have taken place in the context of Pope Francis’ personal pastoral relationships.Since they do not in any way form part of the Pope's public activities, no...

Small Success Thursday: Time Well Wasted - 3 months 1 day ago
This week is Spring Break for most of my children, but not all. It has been a blessedly slow week, yesterday we read books. Even me. There is something freeing about being so...

Catholic Herald Debate: Should popes be canonised?

Catholic Herald - 3 months 1 day ago
On Sunday the world will witness the canonisations of John XXIII and John Paul II. They are the first popes to be canonised for 60 years following the canonisation of Pope Pius X...

Christ conquered evil

Communio - 3 months 1 day ago
We believe that in assuming the weight of evil, Christ conquered evil. That he conquered sin and death. That he grafted onto the rot of suffering the power of the redemption and...

Sri Lanka Deports British Tourist Because of Buddha Tattoo

The Religion Clause - 3 months 1 day ago
BBC News reports that on Monday a British tourist in Sri Lanka was arrested, ordered deported by a magistrate and placed in an immigration detention camp until she is sent back to...

John Paul II and the Ever-Expanding Unity of the Church

Dominicana - 3 months 1 day ago
Bl. John Paul II was nothing if not enthusiastic. As one of my confrères recently observed to me, John Paul characteristically spoke in the imperative mood: Be not afraid! Be holy...

Daily Catholic Quote from Pope Francis

Integrated Catholic Life - 3 months 1 day ago
“The primary reason for a evangelizing is the love of Jesus which we have received, the experience of salvation which urges us to ever greater love of him. What kind of love would...


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