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June 9, 2014

Pope Cancels Some Meetings to Rest

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis cancelled some meetings yesterday to recover from what the Vatican termed a mild indisposition. After an especially busy weekend, including Pentecost celebrations...

Pope Sends Condolences at Death of African Prelate

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis has sent a telegram of condolences to Cardinal Jean-Pierre Kutwa, archbishop of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, following the death of Cardinal Bernard Agre, archbishop...

Pope to Visit Community of Sant'Egidio on Sunday

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Pope Francis will meet with the poor this Sunday in a visit to the Catholic lay Community of Sant'Egidio, the community announced today. During his visit, the Holy Father will...

Foundation 'Populorum Progressio' for Latin America to Hold Meeting in July

Zenit - The World as Seen from Rome - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The Vatican has announced that a meeting to explore how the Church can reach out to the “peripheries” and fulfill its charitable mission will take place this July. The...

Judge strikes down Wisconsin’s marriage law, refuses to stay ruling

LifeSiteNews - 4 months 3 weeks ago
by Kirsten Andersen MADISON, WI, June 9, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge has ruled that a Wisconsin law defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman is...

Ann B. Davis: True heroine of alternative families?

GetReligion - 4 months 3 weeks ago
My recent GetReligion piece on the life and ministry of actress Ann B. Davis, a friend from Denver days, rang up some pretty good social media numbers (thank you readers and...

Nun who won 'The Voice Italy' says priorities are Jesus, prayer

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Rome, Italy, Jun 9, 2014 / 04:53 pm (CNA).- Speaking to reporters for the first time after her victory on The Voice Italy, Sister Cristina Scuccia said that she now plans to...

Church in Iraqi Kurdistan challenged by influx of migrants

Catholic News Agency - General - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Erbil, Iraq, Jun 9, 2014 / 04:49 pm (CNA).- Iraq's Kurdistan region is enjoying peace relative to the rest of the country, which has led thousands of Christian families to migrate...

Statistics time: top 10 cities

Rorate Coeli - 4 months 3 weeks ago
We would like to thank once again all our readers in this round-up of the cities that send us the most visitors. In total numbers, this is our top 10 list since our last round-up...

Sometimes the Good Guys Prevail: LifeSiteNews Stands by Hilary White

Saint Louis Catholic - 4 months 3 weeks ago
As Steve Skojec pointed out, it is a little late, but welcome all the same: In Defense of Hilary WhiteIn recent weeks LifeSiteNews has been the object of defamatory posts on...

Brendan O’Neill: “The Tuam Tank: Another Myth about Evil Ireland”

Lux Occulta - 4 months 3 weeks ago
This is a good article by the Irish atheist libertarian Marxist Brendan O’Neill on the Tuam mother-and-baby home.

Brendan O’Neill: “The Tuam Tank: Another Myth about Evil Ireland”

Lux Occulta - 4 months 3 weeks ago
This is a good article by the Irish atheist libertarian Marxist Brendan O’Neill on the Tuam mother-and-baby home.

On the alleged apparitions in Bayside: “These supposed visions completely lack credibility”

The Deacon's Bench - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Word about these “apparitions” pops up from time to time on my Facebook feed.  People continue to disseminate the “messages” from something that was soundly condemned by the...

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

CatholicMom.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Sometimes I forget what it feels like to be by myself. Shortly after my twins were born, some friends came to watch them so I could go get a pedicure. I was excited about the...

Catholic College Constructs Dorm to Help Single Mothers

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
The College of St. Mary in Omaha, Neb., recently constructed a $10 million dormitory for single mothers and their children, according to Omaha.com. The suite-style dorm named...

How should the church be goverend?

dotCommonweal - 4 months 3 weeks ago
SAN DIEGO -- At the Catholic Theological Society of America meeting on Saturday, Archbishop John R. Quinn, emeritus of San Franciscio, responded to critiques of his 2013 book on...

Liturgical Theology of Pentecost

New Liturgical Movement - 4 months 3 weeks ago
A colleague shared with me the beautiful description of the traditional Roman Vigil for Pentecost that was posted by The Rad Trad here.  I was struck by the profundity of the...

Why isn't academic theology conservative?

dotCommonweal - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Are conservatives underrepresented in the theology and religion departments of our nation’s colleges and universities? This was one of the questions discussed at the 2014 annual...

Planned Parenthood Hosts Screenings of New “Abortion Comedy” Movie “Obvious Child”

LifeNews.com - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Finally, a movie that presents the murder of an innocent as the laugh riot it is! In the new abortion romantic comedy hitting theaters, the child in “Obvious Child” is anything...

False Charges Thwart Peaceful Sidewalk Counselor’s Free Speech Rights

Thomas More Society - 4 months 3 weeks ago
Thomas More Society Appeals to Void Bogus Personal Protective Order (June 9, 2014 – Detroit, MI) – The Chicago-based Thomas More Society filed a brief in Detroit, appealing a...

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