Topic: bishop

Baroness Cox, humanitarian and winner of the Colson Center's 1995 Wilberforce Award, narrowly avoided an attack by an Islamist group in Nigeria, according to Global Christian News.(H/T Mindy Belz) ... discuss

A San Diego priest who faced heavy backlash after his Catholic parish published several pieces about the Nov. 8 election, including a strongly-worded bulletin insert claiming it is a “mortal sin to ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 183 Psalter: Friday, Week I, 764 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday of ... discuss

(17 July 1829 – 2 December 1910) was an Episcopalian missionary to China and Japan and later bishop. His saint's day on the Anglican calendar is 2 December.Moore was born in Richmond, Virginia, and ... discuss

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It seems that there are still issues of concern with regard to Development and Peace. Medias-Presse-Info, a French-language alternative news source has dug up some information that indicates a continu ... discuss

The Church needs to review performance during the recent elections. Why Hillary won in New York, Massachussetts, California, New Jersey, Maryland and Washington, DC needs to be investigated and discu ... discuss

30 November, New Testament Today we celebrate the Feast of Saint Andrew, Apostle of our Lord Jesus Christ. Most New Testament references include him on a list of the Twelve Apostles or group him with ... discuss

(Greek: Ανδρέας, Andreas), called in the Orthodox tradition Protocletos, or the First-called, is a Christian Apostle and the elder brother of Saint Peter. The name "Andrew" (from Greek : ανδ ... discuss

Even a quarter century later, it’s unclear how many lessons if any have been learned by Castro’s longtime religious apologists. Those apologists for oppression will be lamented or forgotten. Remem ... discuss

Born to the third century Roman nobility. Missionary to Gaul, the Pyrenees, and the Iberian peninsula. Worked with Saint Papoul. He converted many, including the farmer now known as Saint Honestus who ... discuss

Below are eight saints whose commemorations occur during the liturgical season of Advent — the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, St. Francis Xavier, St. John Damascene, St. Nicholas, St. Ambrose, ... discuss

was traditionally born in Llanwngar in Pembrokshire in the late 5th century. It seems that he should not be identified with St. Cyngar of Llangefni as their feast days are different. The latter was th ... discuss

was Patriarch of Alexandria (300–311).It is believed that Peter was given by his parents to His Holiness Theonas to be brought up as a priest, similarly to the story of Samuel in the Old Testament. ... discuss

The Crushed Bones has a thoughtful article "To Conscience First", that is well worth your time. With all the concern over Pope Francis' propensity to "make a mess" (see here and here), it should be re ... discuss

Continuing my series of posts on the History of the Sovereign Pontiffs, I now pick up with the 13th Pope: St. Eleuterus. In the year 174, St. Eleuterus succeed Pope St. Soter as the Vicar of Chri ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

. . . “There is No Sin God’s Mercy Can’t Reach”In a new letter issued today, Pope Francis has made the decision to allow Catholic priests to forgive what he called the grave sin of abortion. ... discuss

the Bishop of Rome from 88 to 99 AD. Also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, he was the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to Catholic tradition.Few details are known about Clement's lif ... discuss

Pope St. Clement Adoring the TrinityNovember 23rd, is the optional memorial of Pope Saint Clement I, also known as Clement of Rome, the 1st century pontiff and martyr who was converted by Saint Peter ... discuss

Calling all Teens! As part of 40 Days for Life in Pensacola, Bishop Gregory L. Parkes requests all teens and young adults to join him in prayer in front of the last abortion clinic in Pensacola. What ... discuss

Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Legal hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the nat ... discuss

Last week, I was interviewed by Chris Arnzen on his radio show, Iron Sharpens Iron, the subject of hyper-Calvinism.  It caused me to think about this subject and the importance of using vocabulary ... discuss

Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 NAPA., Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Life Legal hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the na ... discuss

On November 22, the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr. St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians, is one of the most famous and most venerated of Roman martyrs.It is believed ... discuss

Two new pro-life educational programs were recently launched geared towards helping Catholic high school students understand Church teaching on the dignity of human life and the need to be actively in ... discuss

St. Jude Chapel wishes Cardinal Kevin J. Farrell warmest congratulations. Our prayers are with Cardinal Farrell as he begins his new assignment in Rome. Then Bishop Kevin J. Farrell Farewell Homily in ... discuss

In a new letter issued today, Pope Francis has made the decision to allow Catholic priests to forgive what he called the grave sin of abortion. The head of the Catholic Church acknowledged that there ... discuss

Every state has a government and some with Catholic politicians. If the pol supports abortion, then the bishop must excommunicate as required by Canon Law. If he doesn't then he is remiss and neglig ... discuss

The word Advent comes from the Latin word advenio, which means "to come to," and denotes the coming of Christ. Advent is a time to prepare our hearts and souls for the Savior’s three comings: (1) th ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Nov 17, 2016 / 11:24 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has published the full text of Archbishop Charles Chaput's responses to questions posed to him by Catholic ... discuss

The national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) will take place in most parishes the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 21-22. The theme of this year’s collecti ... discuss

Pro-abortion Catholic politicians are not only responsible for tens of thousands of abortions in the USA because if Pelosi & Biden go up and obfuscate about the immorality of abortion and their bishop ... discuss

Bishops cannot ignore Canon Law by citing "prudential judgment for pastoral reasons" because the canons were written for pastoral reasons. The laws were meant to ensure a consistency in Church discipl ... discuss

What the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. needs is a black Conservative bishop. That way, he won't be accused of racism when he stands up for what the Church believes. ... discuss

The bishops engage in partisan politics where it picks & chooses issues & parties to challenge. It is now countering Trump but it does not follow the explicit directives of Canon Law about excommunica ... discuss

Bishops ignore the mandates of canon or Church law for pastoral reasons i.e. to save the sinner. However, I do know of an abortion provider in Texas who got excommunicated faster than a NY minute. And ... discuss

A bishop replied to me stating that excommunication does not make the erring sheep better. I did not engage him further but thanked him for his candor. I think though that while he is right, excommuni ... discuss

A church in Indiana is the latest victim of a rash of violence against supporters of President-Elect Donald Trump. The church was tagged with a hate message in graffiti saying “Heil Trump.” ... discuss

Simple (1954 Calendar): November 17St Gregory Thaumaturgus, one of the Fathers of the Church, was converted to the faith by Origen about the year 232. He then returned to his native city of Neocaesare ... discuss

As a sign of his remorse for his role in the murder of the Archbishop Thomas a Becket, King Henry II founded the first house in England of the strict monastic order called the Carthusians. Difficultie ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2016 / 09:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Tuesday elected Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston as its president, and Archbis ... discuss

Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2016 / 03:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Race relations, racism, and violence were on the mind of the United States bishops during their fall general assembly in Baltimore. “Th ... discuss

Contact: Robert Coleman, Jr., 901-235-2160 ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 16, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- During the 109th Holy Convocation, in St. Louis, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) once again chose ... discuss

Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 212-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron will be featured speakers in a ... discuss

Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 212-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron will be featured speakers in a ... discuss

We pray, Thee O Almighty and Eternal God! Who through Jesus Christ hast revealed Thy glory to all nations, to preserve the works of Thy mercy, that Thy Church, being spread through the whole world, ma ... discuss

Contact: Robert Coleman, Jr., 901-235-2160 ST. LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 16, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- During the 109th Holy Convocation, in St. Louis, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) once again chose ... discuss

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An Arkansas Catholic bishop penned an encouraging letter to his diocese on Friday in response to the presidential election. In the letter, Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor of the Diocese of Little Rock exp ... discuss

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Contact: Brad Bishop, 303-565-5434 DENVER, Nov. 14, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Redemptorists have released a pair of new eCourses on the Prayer of Gazing and Our Mother of Perpetual Help as pa ... discuss

November 15 Saint Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Optional Memorial St. Albert the Great was a bishop, theologian, philosopher and scientist in the 13th century. Raised by an aristoc ... discuss

(also known as Maclou or Mac'h Low and, in Latin, as Maclovius or Machutus) was the mid-6th century founder of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France. He is one of the seven founding saints of Brittany.Detail ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannOn November 15, the Church celebrates St. Albert the Great, "the light of Germany", uniquely named the “Universal Doctor” because of his vast knowledge and writings. He was the g ... discuss

 (Photo: Aude Guerrucci/Polaris/Newscom Via The Daily Signal)by Brad Bishop: Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress, not the president, creates the laws. Article I of the Constitution grants enume ... discuss

Contact: Brad Bishop, 303-565-5434 DENVER, Nov. 14, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Redemptorists have released a pair of new eCourses on the Prayer of Gazing and Our Mother of Perpetual Help as pa ... discuss

The saint of the day for November 14 is St. Lawrence (also spelled Laurence) O'Toole, a Benedictine abbot and archbishop of Dublin.St. Lawrence O'Toole was born around 1128 in County Kildare, Ireland. ... discuss

14 November AD 565 Justinian, Christian Ruler and Confessor of Christ, was emperor of the East from A.D. 527 to 565, during the time of decline of the Roman Empire. Aided by his beautiful and capable ... discuss

Son of the chief of Hy Murray. Taken as a hostage by King Dermot McMurrogh Leinster in 1138 when he was ten years old; Dermot later married Lawrence’s sister Mor. He was released in 1140 at age twel ... discuss

A crucial date for Anglicanism in the United States of America is the consecration of the first Bishop of the Anglican Communion in the United States. During the colonial era, there had been no Anglic ... discuss

We trust that the elect are always brought to true faith by the sovereign work of the Spirit through the divinely ordained means (namely, the preaching of the gospel). Even where the church’s theolo ... discuss

(c. 370 – 444) was the fourth Bishop of Tours, succeeding Martin of Tours in 397. According to legend, Brice was an orphan rescued by Martin and raised in the monastery at Marmoutiers. He later beca ... discuss

November 12 Saint Josaphat, Bishop and Martyr Memorial St. Josaphat was born in the Ukraine and served an apprenticeship to a merchant in Vilnius, Lithuania. In 1604, he became a monk at Vilna. This w ... discuss

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On November 12th, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint Josaphat, (1584-1623) the 17th century Orthodox monk, archbishop and martyr of the Ruthenian rite, (Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church) who d ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: The election is over, and it is time to bring the country together. But is that possible? Every four years we see a map of red and blue states showing the vote ... discuss

11 November AD 397 Martin of Tours, pastor and bishop of the Church, was born into a pagan family in what is now Hungary around the year AD 316. He grew up in Lombardy (a region in Italy) and came to ... discuss

Born about 316 in Roman Pannonia (modern Hungary) to pagan parents (though his mother later converted), his father was a Tribune (officer) in the Roman Army.In his early teens, Martin began to follow ... discuss

On November 11th, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint Martin of Tours.St. Martin was born (c. 316) at Sabaria, a town in Pannonia near the famous Benedictine monastery dedicated to his name. A ... discuss

Continuing my articles on the Masters of the Dominican Order, we arrive at the 4th Dominican Master: John of Wildeshausen, who like Blessed Jordan of Saxony, came from Saxony.  John governed the ... discuss

November 11 Saint Martin of Tours, Bishop Memorial “Our thoughts turn especially to Martin of Tours († 397), the soldier who became a monk and a bishop: he is almost like an icon, illustra ... discuss

Leo I (440-461) and Gregory I (590-604) are the only two bishops of Rome commonly called "the Great." Leo, at a time when the capital of the Empire had been moved to Constantinople, and the government ... discuss

Brownsville, Texas, Oct 30, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- They call her Santa Muerte (‘Holy Death’ or ‘Saint Death’), but she’s no saint. Literally. The skeletal fe ... discuss

Baton Rouge, La., Nov 1, 2016 / 03:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic priests do not have to break the seal of Confession to report the alleged abuse of minors, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled on Frid ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Proper of Seasons: 486 Psalter: Thursday, Week III, 1025 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings Office of Readings for Thu ... discuss

Shkodër, Albania, Nov 2, 2016 / 06:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- During 40 years of communist rule in Albania – which in 1967 declared itself the first completely atheist country in t ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Nov 4, 2016 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The reality of evil and the tender mercy of Jesus Christ were on the mind of Denver’s new auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez at his ordinati ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Nov 5, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has called on the group “Nebraskans for the Death Penalty” to retract social media advertisements whi ... discuss

November 10th, is the memorial of Saint Leo the Great, aka Pope St. Leo I, (c. 400 – 461) the 5th century pontiff and Doctor of the Church. He is regarded as one of the best administrative popes of ... discuss

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First off, please join me in prayer for the victims, and the perpetrator...Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord. Let Your perpetual light shine upon them.May their souls, and the souls of all the faith ... discuss

A friend pointed me to Bishop Robert Barron's "Word of Fire" podcast entitled "Why Young People are Leaving the Church." I enjoy listening to Bishop Barron. He is an extremely intelligent man, who is ... discuss

A soul that is full shall tread upon the honeycomb: and a soul that is hungry shall take even bitter for sweet.  -- Proverbs 27:7Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any ma ... discuss

(Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, "elf counsel") (849 – 26 October 899) was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of southern England against th ... discuss

Of Lebanese origin, brother of Saint Aedeius. Student of the philosopher Meropius. While on a voyage on the Red Sea, the ship wrecked on the Ethiopian shore, and only Frumentius and Aedeius survived. ... discuss

was born at Hurstpierpoint in Sussex, England, on 3 September 1847. A poor scholar, he left school at fifteen to work in his father's Brighton counting house. At twenty-one, Hannington decided to purs ... discuss

On 31 Oct 1517 (the Eve of All Saints), Brother Martin Luther a Augustinian Friar posted his 95 Theses on the door of Castle Church, Wittenberg, Saxony outlining erroneous and corrupt practices taking ... discuss

Today we remember one of the Anglican Fathers who helped to define our tradition as separate from either Rome or Geneva.Hooker was born in March 1554 in Heavitree, Exeter from a good family, but one t ... discuss

Leonard of Noblac or of Limoges or de Noblet (also known as Lienard, Linhart, Leonhard, Léonard, Leonardo) (died traditionally in 559), according to the romance that accrued to his name recorded in a ... discuss

(c. 658 – November 7, 739) was a Northumbrian missionary, known as the "Apostle to the Frisians" in the modern Netherlands. He became the first Bishop of Utrecht and died at Echternach, Luxembourg.P ... discuss

Born at Lynn in Norfolk in about 1373, Margery married and had fourteen children. After she had received several visions, she and her husband went on a pilgimage to Canterbury. Her fervent denunciatio ... discuss

Was chiliastic Ebionism responsible for the rise of Islam? We all know that Islamic jihad wants to bring the nations of the world into a holy war in order to bring about the eschatological event ... discuss

Exit polls reveal that American Catholics helped Republican Donald Trump win the White House on Tuesday. According to the New York Times, 52 percent of Catholics voted for Trump, while 45 percent vote ... discuss

Catholic Bishop William MurphyLess than a week before Americans cast their votes for president, Catholic bishops are urging their congregants to educate themselves about the candidates’ positions on ... discuss

Today a long-forgotten crucifix will be placed once again in the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome. It will hang in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel near Bernini’s great tabernacle. Bernini himself would ... discuss

Murfreesboro, TN – Today, Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, affirmed to Susan Michael, US Director of International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), his support for five principles ... discuss

November 4 is the memorial of St. Charles Borromeo (1538 - 15840), Bishop of Milan and one of the great reformers of the sixteenth century. He is is the patron of catechists, catechumens, spiritual di ... discuss

November 4th, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo, (1538-1584) the 16th century, cardinal, bishop, and Counter Reformation reformer, who was instrumental in both the formulati ... discuss

November 9th, the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the oldest and highest ranking of the Eternal City's four major basilicas. The Basilica of Saint John L ... discuss

Today is the day after the Solemnity of All Saints and is the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls). This feast, dating back to the 11th Century, is a time to remember all of the fait ... discuss

In case you're wondering, the "middle ages dictatorship" that is the Catholic Church and her Bishops is right there in the middle of Hillary Clinton's so-called "basket of deplorables". And the Clinto ... discuss

Plus greetings from Pope Francis. LifeSitenews has the story here. "The Rome March for Life this Sunday marked the first time an Italian Bishop has attended. While Vatican Cardinal Raymond Burke has b ... discuss

Following a brief hiatus to allow for the Mother of all Novenas, this temporary Sunday wanderlust continues, with an experience at a different parish church each Sunday. It will run nearly every week ... discuss

Pro-life leaders and local activists need to face up to what's happening at the highest levels in the Catholic Church.As Voice of the Family reported last week:"A representative of the Holy See [Monsi ... discuss

There is an African proverb that goes, “Educate a boy and you educate a person; educate a girl and you educate a village.” The proverb could go further: “Educate a seminarian and you educat ... discuss

Archdeacon John Chryssavgis of the Ecumenical Patriarchate is reported to have said that he hopes the council in Crete may have an impact on Orthodoxy similar to that of Vatican II on Catholicism. Her ... discuss

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church just approved the election of Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg) as bishop.  Here is a machine translation of the Russian text.JOURNAL № 52 CONS ... discuss

Question: "What does the Church teach about having non-believers in our homes and parish Temples? 2 John 1:10, seems to suggest that we should not have anyone who professes a teaching contrary to the ... discuss

The Tonsuring of a ReaderQuestion: "How does one become a Reader, and what does a Reader do?"We learn a great deal about what it means to be a Reader from the admonition that the bishop gives to a Rea ... discuss

Question: "When are prostrations made at the Liturgy?"We do not make prostrations at all on Sundays, with the exception being the veneration of the Cross on the third Sunday of Lent, or when the feast ... discuss

This is done by Obama & Hillary. And yet the US bishops refuse to call them out, refuse to direct the Church to shun & oppose them, refuse to even address their crimes, their omission, their injustic ... discuss

Growing, learning, blazing forth. I remind you, to stir into flame the gift of God that you have through the imposition of my hands. For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice but rather of power ... discuss

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The so-called "catholic" blogosphere reacted this week in horror (again, almost in one voice) to what they consider to be a truly evil action. Oh, I don't mean the horrific massacre of 49 people and ... discuss

EWTN, the Catholic network founded by the late Mother Angelica, played a crucial role in my return to the Catholic Church, as it has in the lives of countless others around the world. There is no dou ... discuss

Jesus' attitude is striking: we do not hear the words of scorn, we do not hear words of condemnation, but only words of love, of mercy, which are an invitation to conversation. "Neither do I condemn y ... discuss

“Those who are well do not need a physician, but the sick do.Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy, not sacrifice.I did not come to call the righteous but sinners.”Matthew 9A few we ... discuss

The lay movement "We are Church" has praised the Osnabrück Bishop Franz-Josef Bode (65) as a reformer. Bode has repeatedly demanded in no uncertain terms more influence for women and has spoken in fa ... discuss

At 8 pm, the Swiss Guards closed the gates of the Pope's summer palace in Castel Gandolfo. Then they left their posts. So they demonstrated on 28 February 2013 that Benedict XVI was now Supreme Pontif ... discuss

"Schönborn warns of Islamic conquest of Europe" (ORF), "Schönborn, Many Muslims want a conquest of Europe '" (OE24). The headlines can herald a departure from the current suspect "Welcoming Path". B ... discuss

JD Hall, a prominent four-point abolitionist, has spent significant time recently making hay about the evils and dangers of the Abolish Human Abortion movement. Sadly, he does so while disingenuousl ... discuss

17 October AD 107 St. Ignatius was the bishop of Antioch in Syria (near contemporary Antakya, Turkey) at the beginning of the second century AD and an early Christian martyr. Antioch was a port on th ... discuss

23 October, New Testament The New Testament refers to this James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1:19). He led the Christian congregation in Jerusalem for many years, garnering the title "Bishop o ... discuss

Bishop Salvatore Matano of the Diocese of Rochester issued the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack:"Fifteen years ago this Sunday, our nation was fo ... discuss

Bishop Barron: Why You Should Read C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce” - Top Stories - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div ... discuss

Police charge bishop was kidnapped, beaten by his own priests – CRUX div> ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:  Gone, Gone, Gone by Phillip PhillipsGrateful For:How the value of stories has played out in our family over the years. This is especially obvious with Ria, who wro ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:Weird. I'm not sure that I have a song running through my head this morning.Grateful For:Gus and Ria at Mirror Lake in YosemiteHomeschooling.  No, it's not perfect. ... discuss

Quick Takeaways and Tidbits From Amoris Laetitia - Top Stories - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org div> ... discuss

Military Ordinariate dared to be a priest div> ... discuss

Bishop Barron: “Miracles from Heaven” and the Problem of Theodicy - Arts / Entertainment - Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.or ... discuss

First Thoughts on “Amoris Laetitia” |Blogs | NCRegister.com div> ... discuss

Forty six years before my birth in Brooklyn, my father was born in 1912 Dublin, Ireland.  He was the youngest of seven in a Catholic family.  After he died in 1984, all those siblings outli ... discuss

Eleven years ago today, Pope Saint John Paul II left this world into eternity.His last words have been reported by many, including:"Read me the Bible.""Let me go to the House of my Father.""Amen, Amen ... discuss

(The following was intended for publication on the 15th of March, but was intentionally delayed so as not to interfere with Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum.)“It is not surprising to suggest to fai ... discuss

I will not be using a Facebook anymore after the relic hunter and book writer was exposed of his modus operandi of luring young men as altar servers or followers of his "relic" ministry.I have verifie ... discuss

Fiona Bruce MPAs SPUC approaches the 50th anniversary of its formation, I am delighted to report that we shall be holding a Regional Conference, entitled “Changing Minds - Saving Lives”, on Saturd ... discuss

Like what my friend asked "Is there a liturgical feast for the Chinese New Year?"Hey Look!It's favorite liturgical abuser!  Bishop Leopoldo Jaucian, SVD!If there are some native Filipinos (Lumads ... discuss

I have already posted about this yearly abuse of Sta. Cruz Church, an abuse meant to accommodate the pagan feast of the Chinese New Year.Now I can say that this is not a liturgical abuse but a clear m ... discuss

The Centers for Disease Control acknowledges that:    "The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes). Other common symptoms include mu ... discuss

John Deighan, SPUC Scotland's chief executive, my opposite number in Scotland, has been invested as a Knight of St Gregory by Bishop John Keenan, the bishop of Paisley.Bishop Keenan, commenting on Joh ... discuss

Only seven NFP-only physicians - of any specialty - have been identified in the Philadelphia area: Eleanor Tiongson MD Specialty: Family Practice (Drexel Hill, PA)Monique Ruberu MD Specialty: GYN ONLY ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

At least 10 years of seminary formation.One decade!That is how long a man spends inside the seminary before he is ordained to the priesthood.You might be surprised to know that in all those years that ... discuss

CF. When the bishop wears violet vestments, he wears a simple mitre (otherwise known as a mitra simplex)Msgr. Peter J. Elliot ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

SourceIt seems hardly a day goes by that the Catholic blogosphere is not in an uproar over some statement or action by someone whom they feel is threatening to destroy the Church. The offender is more ... discuss

This post is in reply to Laramie Hirsch, who has written a post on his blog, "The Hirsch Files" in response to this blog. Laramie's post is entitled, "St. Catherine of Siena Does NOT Warn Traditionali ... discuss

Our Sunday school class is studying Romans, and for two weeks had an outstanding, articulate retired Lutheran pastor, Douglas McBride formerly of San Antonio, as our teacher. Class members are taking ... discuss

"Yes, I am a fundamentalist," says Cardinal BurkeSourceAs I recently blogged [HERE], one of the topics covered by Pope Francis in his speech before the Joint Session of Congress was the the dangers of ... discuss

Or what every baptized and CONFIRMED Catholics MUST do.We have forgotten the grace the Sacrament of Confirmation confects upon our soul!So when a priest forces you to commit a sin, CALL HIM OUT!When a ... discuss

A fight scene from "Deadwood"SourceI recently heard a priest describe the Catholic blogosphere as the Wild West where anything goes. Anyone who has watched "Deadwood" on HBO has a good idea of just h ... discuss

8/29/15Your Excellency:With total compensation for top administrators at CHAUSA affiliates more closely rivaling professional athletes than nurses, there would seem to be minimal incentive to upset th ... discuss

Your Excellency:While the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference continues to ask us to advocate for for conscience protections, the Catholic Health Association of the USA (CHAUSA) is flaunting its role in ... discuss

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And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy ... discuss

Apostolic Traditions was written by Hippolytus who feared the church was straying from tradition and falling into heresy and false doctrine, so he wanted to record the right way to ordain leaders like ... discuss

From today's Office of Readings. From the Catecheses by Saint John Chrysostom, bishop The power of Christ's bloodIf we wish to understand the power of Christ’s blood, we should go back to the anci ... discuss

Tonight, Lent comes to an end and the Triduum commencesSecond Reading from Today's Office of ReadingsFrom an Easter homily by Saint Melito of Sardis, bishopThe Lamb that was slain has delivered us fro ... discuss

-- The secular lay members of the Mystical Body of Christ have their own role to play in the history of salvation and a special dignity all our own that is different from that of priests and religious ... discuss

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I traveled to the March for Life in Washington D.C. with Trivium school.  The students are so enthusiastic. We started with mass at St Paul Cathedral in Worcester where we got fueled up on the bl ... discuss

An update on traditional monks at the Silverstream Priory from Catholic Ireland. Fundraising deadline looms for Silverstream prioryBy Sarah Mac Donald - 21 December, 2014Ireland’ ... discuss

There are a number of traditions surrounding St. Nicholas Day including the tradition of children leaving out their shoes the night before his feast day on December 6th in order that St. Nicholas ha ... discuss

We need more men like this.  (And more Cardinal Burkes.)  Do not lose hope.  Stay close to the Lord.  And support those who are doing good.  The article below concerning the S ... discuss

From the Cleveland Traditional Latin Mass Blog:On Sunday, November 16, 2014, the Sacrament of Confirmation in the traditional form will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception's 12 noon High Mass by Th ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORSeptember 14, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler I do not like most jargon, as it diminishes the creative power of the noble English language rightly used. For instance, I do not like to be t ... discuss

So now openly gay groups will march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC. Here's the video link from Michael Voris on the topic. Normally I take whatever Voris says with a HUGE grain of salt but he' ... discuss

We hear a lot about tolerance.  It seems that it is the charitable attitude to have. After all, whom am I to impose my views on others?  We should be careful about this. It's a stealthy way ... discuss

Bishop Noonan of the Diocese of Orlando, in communion with the F.C.C.B. (Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops - the state/regional conference that works with the larger U.S.C.C.B.), has issued the ... discuss

Any Catholic who has been in Orlando for a few years knows that the 2nd weekend in February is when we will see a video from our bishop about the annual bishop's appeal (in place of the usual... ... discuss

OK, I am sure I have your attention. & some of you are wondering where I am heading. Well hold on because you are about to see how history is repeating itself.Our story begins with Pope St. Silverius. ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen VATICAN – Pope Francis strongly condemned “gender ideology” in a private conversation with Austrian Bishop Andreas Laun earlier this year, the bishop related in ... discuss

by Hilary White LONDON, June 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Church is living through a “great crisis” of belief and practice, facing a “new paganism” comparab ... discuss

A chapter from my book, Where Do We Find Such Men? in remembrance of those who served on June 6, 1944. Brig. Gen. Allen Kimball is given the most important assignment of his life, and arguably the mo ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski THUNDER BAY, Ontario, June 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a strongly worded letter, Bishop Fred Colli of Thunder Bay, Ontario, has joined Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins in c ... discuss

by Sofia Vazquez-Mellado Mexico City, May 28, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Mons. Raul Vera Lopez, bishop of Saltillo in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, baptized a 16-month-old who is being ... discuss

by Jason Jones May 29, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Few things devastate a human soul like betrayal by a father.  He is the earthly pattern we use for imagining the God who calls himself our Father. ... discuss

The Central Florida Council of the Knights of Columbus in the Orlando Diocese is hosting \"Laps for Life\" - a walkathon at the Bishop Moore High School track in Orlando on Edgewater Dr. - from 8 a.m ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen QUEBEC CITY, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The highest ranking prelate in Quebec is the first bishop in the French-language province to come out publicly on the matter of Libe ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen ROME, May 26, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Responding to a high-ranking Italian bishop who distanced himself from those who pray rosaries outside of abortion centers, the head ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, May 23, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Federal Liberal leader and professed Catholic Justin Trudeau continues to resolutely defend his pro-abortion position, ... discuss

by The Editors Today's blog posts: Therapists to offer sex change drugs to nine-year-olds - Peter Saunders Stephen Sutton lived everyday with dignity - Alex Schadenberg My open let ... discuss

by Michelle Kaufman, New Zealand Correspondent AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 22, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com)  The desire of a New Zealand bishop to use the new documentary about homosexuality and the Ca ... discuss

by John Smeaton I am deeply troubled by the reported intervention of Bishop Galantino (pictured), the secretary-general of the Italian bishops' conference, who, according to "The Tablet"  ... discuss

by Thaddeus Baklinski CALGARY, Alberta, May 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Calgary Bishop Fred Henry has become the fourth Canadian prelate to publicly criticize Liberal leader Justin T ... discuss

This Wacky Wednesday was inspired by the article, "Charlotte [North Carolina, USA] diocese backs nun who gave school talk promoting Church teaching on homosexuality" by Kirsten Andersen.Image source: ... discuss

by Hilary White DENVER, March 3, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Denver’s Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput has appeared frequently in LifeSiteNews.com reports as one of the strongest episcopal voice ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

Perhaps, just perhaps, it is time for a clarification of this phrase, “Who am I to judge?”  Perhaps, just perhaps, the official explainer, Fr. Lombardi, should tell  the world what ... discuss

Perhaps, just perhaps, it is time for a clarification of this phrase, “Who am I to judge?”  Perhaps, just perhaps, the official explainer, Fr. Lombardi, should tell  the world what ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen TIMMINS, ON, February 9, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In conjunction with Campaign Life Coalition Timmins, a local pro-life and pro-family organization, Timmins Ontario Bishop Paul M ... discuss

#1Site of recent exorcism.This story about an exorcism got quite a bit of traction in the blogosphere this week.#2 Fr. Dwight Longenecker blogger at Standing on my HeadFr. Dwight Longenecker wrot ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORJanuary 26, 2014by Fr. George W. RutlerPliny the Younger, governor of Pontus from 111 to 113, had a problem. Growing numbers of Christians were unsettling the pagan establishment. He wr ... discuss

While I wasn't able to participate in the 2014 March for Life, I was able to watch what was going on via EWTN.Because of the weather, many people who had hoped to attend were unable to. Still it looke ... discuss

On Saturday, 18 January 2014 Dubuque Co. Right to Life held its 30th Walk for Life. The walk is a prayful witness to the community of the value of every life, born & unborn. In part it is also to publ ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine QUEBEC CITY, January 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The lone bishop from North America on the list of new cardinals appointed by Pope Francis for the consistory in Rome next month ... discuss

When the books of the New Testament Epistles were being written, the printing press did not exist. Like the New Testament Epistles, the book of Revelation was written to be heard in its entirety as th ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 19 is Blessed Pope Urban V. Blessed Pope Urban V was born Guillaume de Grimoard at Grisac in Languedoc, 1310. He studied canon law and theology in Avignon and became ... discuss




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