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January 6, 2015

Lights go out on Cologne Cathedral in protest at ‘anti-Islamisation’ marches

Catholic Herald - 2 months 3 weeks ago
The lights were switched off on Cologne Cathedral last night in protest at anti-Islamisation rallies taking place in the city and across Germany. Protest group Patriotic...

Florida bishops react to same-sex marriage

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Florida's bishops said that a federal judge's decision to overturn a state constitutional amendment and impose same-sex marriage "threatens both religious liberty and the freedom...

World's oldest Catholic bishop dies at 104

EWTN - World Catholic News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Paris, France, Jan 6, 2015 / 04:42 pm (EWTN News).- Retired Bishop Gery Leuliet, the oldest Catholic bishop in the world, passed away New Year's Day at the age of 104 in his home...

Pray, advocate for protection of migrants, says USCCB committee chair

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
The chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration called upon Catholics to pray for, and advocate on behalf of, the protection of ...

The Feast of St. John the Evangelist

Verbum Blog - Logos Bible Software - 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Church celebrated the feast of St. John the Evangelist on December 27th. Since St. John’s feast day is so close to Christmas, we decided to wait a little while to feature him...

Cardinal Marx warns against threats to human life

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
In his New Year's Eve homily, Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, president of the German bishops' conference, warned against threats to human life. Stating that "one cannot buy...

New cardinal profile: Archbishop Dominique Mamberti

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Topping the list of new cardinals announced by Pope Francis on January 4 is Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, 62, the newly appointed prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic...

Preparing for Francis, Sri Lanka Church considers roadmap for peace

Catholic News Agency - General - 2 months 3 weeks ago
New York City, N.Y., Jan 6, 2015 / 02:57 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Deep wounds have barely begun healing. Only few years have passed since Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in...

Defending the Truth About Marriage

Crisis Magazine - Church - 2 months 3 weeks ago
The Catholic Church is the only major institution that still teaches the truth about marriage: that it is an indissoluble, lifelong union between one man and one woman, open to...

Theology of the Bawdy

Crisis Magazine - Church - 2 months 3 weeks ago
In any decent education there should be a place for the indecent. Students should read stories like “The Miller’s Tale,” see plays like Romeo and Juliet, and learn songs like “...

An Icon of the Mother of God Newly Painted by Philippe Lefebvre

New Liturgical Movement - 2 months 3 weeks ago
How the Study of this Simple Image Has Helped My Painting...and So Might Help Yours Too! This year I received this Christmas card, see below, from Philippe Lefebvre, whom I met...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from St. Augustine of Hippo

Integrated Catholic Life - 2 months 3 weeks ago
“Love, and he will draw near; love, and he will dwell within you. The Lord is at hand; have no anxiety. Are you puzzled to know how it is that he will be with you if you love? God...

You report: Cardinal DiNardo and the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Traditional Mass Personal Parish in Houston

Rorate Coeli - 2 months 3 weeks ago
From a reader in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston: We are excited to announce that we have broken ground for our new Traditional Latin Rite Parish in Houston, Texas: Regina...

Pope Francis, the UN, and an encyclical on the environment

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Be sure to spend a little time with Thom Peters’ piece at Catholic Vote about Pope Francis, the new, projected encyclical on the environment and human ecology, and the UN. There...

Italian archbishop named cardinal after Pope blocks retirement

Catholic Herald - 2 months 3 weeks ago
The archbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy, has been named as a cardinal by Pope Francis, after the Pontiff refused to allow his retirement in October. Cardinal-designate Edoardo...

Holy Land: US diplomat visits convent at center of Cremisan Valley dispute

Catholic Culture - World News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Michael Ratney, the US consul general in Jerusalem, visited the Salesian convent in the Cremisan Valley on January 2 "to understand the land's significance," according to a...

Falsely accused priest dies in prison…

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 2 months 3 weeks ago
People who knowingly lie and falsely accuse priests of things they did not do, risk eternal Hell.  They not only violate the truth and justice, they commit the heinous sin of...

A 5-Year-Old Worries Voyager Will Get Lonely…

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 2 months 3 weeks ago
…Receives Best Answer Ever

Playground swings!

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 2 months 3 weeks ago
We’re all gonna die!

A cardinal's hat for Archbishop Mamberti, new head of the Signatura

EWTN - Vatican News - 2 months 3 weeks ago
Vatican City, Jan 6, 2015 / 02:03 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Months after being named to replace Cardinal Raymond Burke as head of the Apostolic Signatura, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti...

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