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January 12, 2015

Full text: The Pope’s speech to the Diplomatic Corps

Catholic Herald - 4 months 1 week ago
Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank you for your presence at this traditional meeting, which allows me at the beginning of each new year to offer to you, your...

Pope Francis: in Christ's baptism, the heavens were opened

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis reflected on Christ's baptism during his January 11 Angelus address. Speaking to the crowds that had gathered in St. Peter's Square on a rainy day, the Pope said that...

Pope Francis baptizes 33 children

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis administered the Sacrament of Baptism to 33 children on January 11, the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. During the Mass, which was celebrated ad orientem in the...

Pope encourages mothers to breastfeed during Mass in Sistine Chapel

Catholic Herald - 4 months 1 week ago
Pope Francis has reiterated his support for mothers who breastfeed in public. During a ceremony in which he baptised 33 infants on Sunday in the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis...

New Orleans receives a native son for new auxiliary bishop

EWTN - US Latest News - 4 months 1 week ago
New Orleans, La., Jan 12, 2015 / 03:47 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Fr. Fernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M., was appointed on Monday by Pope Francis as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese...

Rebuilding Haiti rests on �3 solid pillars,' says Pope

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 1 week ago
Marking the fifth anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Pope Francis told Haiti's bishops and leaders of Catholic charities that "humanitarian and pastoral activities are not...

LONDON DAY 1: “Blognic”? After the 6:30 Mass?

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 4 months 1 week ago
Several people have written about meeting up with me while I am in London (which is only for a few days). I don’t know if people regularly go to The Coal Hole after the 6:30 PM...

THE DEATH OF CATHEDRALS - and the Rites for which they were built by Marcel Proust (first full English translation)

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 1 week ago
Notre-Dame d'Amiens in the 19th century It is not a common event for a blog to publish a translation of a great text of a major literary figure over one hundred years after its...

Michael Keaton pays tribute to Catholic family at Golden Globes

Catholic Herald - 4 months 1 week ago
Michael Keaton has paid tribute to his Catholic family after winning the Golden Globe for best comedy actor for his role in Birdman. In an emotional acceptance speech the actor...

Cardinal Müller to meet with group of European bishops

Catholic Culture - World News - 4 months 1 week ago
Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, will travel to Hungary for a meeting with the presidents of the doctrinal commissions of...

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI

Integrated Catholic Life - 4 months 1 week ago
“How can it be that domestic violence torments so many mothers and children? How can it be that the most wondrous and sacred human space—the womb—has become a place of unutterable...

“Women aren’t women anymore.”

What Does the Prayer Really Say? - 4 months 1 week ago
Card. Burke is taking it on the chin from a lot of nitwits right now because of his remarks about a feminization of the Church. He also mentioned the impact such a feminizing...

Funding running out for Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan

Catholic Herald - 4 months 1 week ago
A Catholic official warned that funding will soon run out to feed and house thousands of Iraqi Christians sheltering in Jordan after being made homeless by ISIS militants. Syriac...

Catholic clergy declare ‘unwavering fidelity’ to Church ahead of synod

Catholic Herald - 4 months 1 week ago
An international gathering of English-speaking clergy has issued a statement pledging their “unwavering fidelity” to the traditional doctrines of Church teaching on marriage and...

Rethinking the Age for Confirmation

Crisis Magazine - Church - 4 months 1 week ago
“Let us think, each one of us: do we truly care that our children and our young ones receive Confirmation? This is important, it is important!”   ~ Pope Francis It’s a new year,...

Is the National Gallery Film Really a Masterpiece?

Crisis Magazine - Church - 4 months 1 week ago
One of the pleasures of living in London is the opportunity for frequent visits to the National Gallery. But for those who live elsewhere you need no longer miss out as a new...

Holy Land Coordination bishops visit war-torn Gaza

News.va - 4 months 1 week ago
(Vatican Radio) On the first full day of their visit to the Holy Land, the Bishop's co-ordination group travelled to Gaza to witness at first hand the scale of destruction of a...

Pope Francis: Concern for the Poor is Rooted in the Gospel, Not Communism

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 1 week ago
In an interview with Vatican journalists Andrea Tornielli and Giacomo Galeazzi, Pope Francis said that concern for the poor is in the Gospel, and not an invention of communism....

How “Global” Media Works

Catholic and Enjoying It! - 4 months 1 week ago
12 dead in Paris: Mass hysteria about the Existential Islamic Threat. Thousands dead in Nigeria from Boko Haram: Crickets Fewer people than you can count on one hand die from...

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