Topic: cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Carson Palmer said last week this was "not just another game." ... discuss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man now faces federal charges in a September robbery shooting that wounded and potentially paralyzed a U.S. Army veteran as he left a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game w ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 18, 2015 / 11:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite rumors that a date has been set for Mother Teresa’s canonization, the Holy See Press Office told CNA Wednesday that the cause for ... discuss

Multiple news reports today are confirming that the Vatican will canonize pro-life heroine Mother Teresa next year on the anniversary of her death. The September 5th ceremony falls within the Year of ... discuss

By Steven Ertelt Multiple news reports today are confirming that the Vatican will canonize pro-life heroine Mother Teresa next year on the anniversary of her death. The September 5th ceremony falls ... discuss

SEATTLE (AP) — Carson Palmer threw for 363 yards and three touchdowns, Andre Ellington had a 48-yard touchdown run with 1:58 remaining and the Arizona Cardinals moved three games ahead in the NFC We ... discuss

SEATTLE (AP) — Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Mike Iupati was taken off the field in an ambulance Sunday night after a collision while making a block in the second quarter against the Seattle S ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 14, 2015 / 04:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday the names of the 15 cardinals and bishops chosen to prepare for the next synod were announced by the Vatican – one of them bei ... discuss

The attorney for Katina Powell says his client will meet next week with the NCAA to share "demonstrative evidence" regarding the escort's allegations that a former Louisville men's basketball assistan ... discuss

Pope Francis talks a lot about mercy and, in fact, we will soon begin the year of Mercy. So what exactly is the Mercy of God? And what does it require of us?Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote about "cheap grac ... discuss

Giving voice to concerns that many faithful have given recent events, Bishop Athanasius Schneider gave a strong defense of marriage on Friday, October 16, at Human Life International headquarters in F ... discuss

Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave this morning at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! During these days the C ... discuss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn had surprise Tommy John surgery Tuesday and will be sidelined all of next season. ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have made $15.8 million qualifying offers to two of their players who became free agents: outfielder Jason Heyward and pitcher John Lackey. ... discuss

By FATHER RAYMOND J. DE SOUZA | During the recent synod on the family, I wrote a column highlighting that several of the central issues under discussion had been debated for decades by Cardinals ... 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

At 11:30 this morning, Pope Francis presided over a Eucharistic Celebration at the Altar of the Chair of the Vatican Basilica, in suffrage for the Cardinals and Bishops deceased during the course of t ... discuss

When we serve, we participate in Christ's saving mission, says Pope Francis. The Pope said this today in St. Peter's Basilica, as he presided at Mass for the souls of cardinals and bishops who ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 3, 2015 / 05:54 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- Though letting go of yourself and living for others can make you seem weak in the eyes of the world, Pope Francis said that this is t ... discuss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bruce Arians has been described as unfiltered, a straight shooter in age of political correctness. ... discuss

A Kentucky grand jury has subpoenaed the publisher of the book by an escort that alleges former Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee hired her and other dancers to strip and have sex with Cardina ... discuss

No small number of folks has watched the Roman Catholic Church's 2015 Synod on the Family unfold over the past few weeks. Most of the responses involve digital hand-wringing and frustration. The fear ... discuss

Listen here. Too sadly true, but still funny:Then I can write an article in favour of adulteryAnd praise unclean affections both unnatural and desultoryIn short, in things political, peripheral and ma ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 27, 2015 / 02:59 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has clarified that while the Roman Curia is in the process of being reconstructed, it doesn’t mean there is an absence of law ... discuss

SourceThe Catholic blogosphere and internet have been awash with weeping and and wailing and gnashing of teeth over the Synod on the Family. As far as many in the Catholic blogosphere are concerned, ... discuss

Today we celebrate the feast day of St. John Paul II the great defender of life and the family of our times. The Church has chosen to celebrate his feast not on the date of his death which was on Apri ... discuss

By Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro The growing tendency to resort to cremation is eroding the longstanding Christian tradition of burying the dead. One who considers both the sources of this tradition and ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Oct 19, 2015 / 09:04 am (CNA).- In an Oct. 19 interview, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said that despite an implied assertion in America Magazine over the weekend, he is not a ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 13, 2015 / 11:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Gerhard Müller spoke with an Italian daily on Tuesday about the synod and about a letter allegedly sent to Pope Francis from a num ... discuss

Cuando en el lenguaje de la Iglesia se usa la palabra «misterio» no se quiere indicar con ella algo imposible de conocer sino algo velado: que en parte se puede ver pero no completamente porque est ... discuss

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2015 / 05:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- New York's archbishop is listed among the signatories in a letter last week to Pope Francis over whether this year's Synod on the Family lacked ... discuss

Voice of the Family offers below a selection of news and analysis of the first week of the Ordinary Synod on the Family. Voice of the Family is an initiative of Catholic laity from 26 pro-life, pro-fa ... discuss

Cover of New York PostI recently received a comment from a Catholic who asked that I list some positive accomplishments of Pope Francis. It's kind of a surprising request as the majority of Catholics ... discuss

PRESS RELEASEFrom Nicea to Now: A New Book on Understanding all of the Ecumenical CouncilsWhen you think of the Councils of the Church, you probably imagine a group of Cardinals and Bishops quietly di ... discuss

I am, as Lady Catherine DeBourgh would say, “most seriously displeased” with Pope Francis. I’m not going to suggest that his behavior was not unexpected, however, one would ordinarily like to th ... discuss

As I previously reported, Father John Zuhlsdorf - whom many view as a great Catholic priest and Internet evangelizer - has tried very hard to ban me from his ministry, going so far as to block my home ... discuss

Contact: John Ritchie, 717-225-7147 ext 229 HANOVER, Penn., Sept. 17, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholics are asking Pope Francis to reaffirm traditional Church teaching on marriage and family at ... discuss

There was once a Synod of Bishops that recommended to the pope something about Gregorian chant...The pope came out with an Apostolic Exhortation and in it he said:"Finally, while respecting various st ... discuss

To paraphrase Oscar Wilde...."A new book, The Rigging of a Vatican Synod?: An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, will shed much light on allega ... discuss

I have written many, many times on this blog about Michael Voris and the danger he poses to Catholics.  He has told Catholics that they should stop financially supporting their parishes and dioce ... discuss

Is the debate on same-sex "marriage" encouraging a lot of clerics these days to finally come out of the closet?Hmmm....Let's take a look at this piece of the Union of Catholic Asian News Editor Fr. Wi ... discuss

A quiet moment with Fr. Nicholas Afriyie Secretary General of Ghana's Catholic Bishops' Conference In a talk earlier this month in Accra, Ghana, at a pro-life conference organised by the Ghanaian ... discuss

SourceThe destructive effects of pornography have been well documented. It is easy to find studies by a simple search on the Internet. Pornography is condemned by the Catholic Church because it is a c ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 13, 2015 / 11:43 am (CNA).- In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his upc ... discuss

Several years ago as he suffered with terminal cancer, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago made this, now famous, statement:I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor wil ... discuss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered to back a strong outing from Jose Quintana, and the Chicago White Sox pulled away late to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Wednesday night in a game interrupte ... discuss

Had the alarmist musings of Laudato Si been written by an authentic, orthodox Pope, we would be alarmed by such rambling, new-age trash.  In the circumstances, however, it ... discuss

Cardinals George Pell and Raymond BurkeCardinals George Pell and Cardinal Raymond Burke are among two of the most well known and influential cardinals in the Catholic Church.  Cardinal Pell, form ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 6, 2015 / 04:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When asked by a Bosnian journalist about the status of his decision on the Marian apparitions in Medjugorje on his flight from Sarajevo to Rome, ... discuss

Thousands of pro-life faithful — vibrant youth, newly married couples, families, consecrated religious, and pro-lifers — from around the world gathered for Rome’s fifth annual March ... discuss

Here is the text of Pope Francis' message to the first International Meeting of Rabbis, Cardinals and Bishops, which was sponsored by the Neocatechumenal Way and held at the Domus Galilaeae Internati ... discuss

The saint of the day for May 7th is St. Rose Venerini (1656-1713).Rose was born in Viterbo, Italy in 1656, of a very pious family. She received a good Christian education from her family. At age ... discuss

Pope Francis reacted with shock recently upon learning the Vatican wage scale pays female Popes just 72-cents on the dollar compared to Pontiffs who happen to be male. (2015-04-29) — Pope Franci ... discuss

This is a guest post by David Martin:Of the many blunders of recent Vatican history, one that stands out is the Vatican's February 25th decision to open up the process for the beatification of Latin A ... discuss

 Yes, you read that right.Cardinal Walter Kasper, the same theologian who resurrected the zombie called "Communion for the Divorce and Remarried" has once again struck!In a report posted at The R ... discuss

The Rochester Area Haiku Poets put out an anthology this spring - last ginkgo leaf - featuring local haiku poets, and the collection includes some of mine: mother's rosary - threads still holdwh ... discuss

On March 26th, Jen Cardinal posted a YouTube video of her 14-week-old unborn baby clapping and it has already received over 100,000 views. Cardinal told the Daily Mail that she began singing “If You ... discuss

Only evil minded people profit from confusion in the hearts and minds of Catholics. They're able to sneak in their wicked agendas weakening the faith and self understanding of the faithful.Michael Vor ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... discuss

The American Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke does not give intothe changes in the Vatican since the advent of Pope Francis. Dismissed at theend of 2013 from the Congregation for Bishops, the equivalent of ... discuss

As per a 2/2/15 report by Inés San Martín,"Cardinals and other Catholic prelates from around the world will gather in Rome this week to discuss women’s issues such as domestic violence, plastic ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 6, 2015 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Months after being named to replace Cardinal Raymond Burke as head of the Apostolic Signatura, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will be among those ... discuss

Another year, another retrospective, and thanks to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January1: Marijuana stores open in Colorado.3: A deadly winter storm hits the northeastern United States.9: ... discuss

This morning, I spoke during Mass in the parish church of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, in north west London, about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome last October. Interestingly, my talk ... discuss

The final report of last October's family synod at the Vatican is seriously flawed and contains grave omissions which represent a serious danger to our families, to the sanctity of human life, and to ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 6, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Papal preacher Father Raniero Cantalamessa gave his first advent homily to Pope Francis, touching on the biblical meaning of the word peace ̵ ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA).- News broke weeks ago that a new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works was being released in German with an updated version of a 1972 essay, which no lon ... discuss

With the Patrick Kennedy Communion flap and the recent action of the Bishops of Spain having opened up the issue of denying communion to pro-abortion politicians, it is worthwhile to review the p ... discuss

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Gracias Mi Tejano. Thank you, sir, for your kind words. Thanks for inviting a Methodist. (Laughter.) When I first came out here and saw how comfortable these ch ... discuss

Credit:“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will fin ... discuss

This video of ships being tossed around and almost capsized by massive ocean waves is basically what many have characterized as the condition of the Catholic Church following the Synod on the Family. ... 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

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

I am indeed still here.  The energy I spend at work, plus my preoccupation with other things going on in my life, have contributed to my silence since July, and the sparse postings for about the ... discuss

Icon from "Divine Office" MinistryI try to pray the Liturgy of the Hours every day. One major reason that I am able to do this is because of a great organization that releases an audio recording of th ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

Cardinal Mueller explained, “one cannot declare a marriage to be extinct on the pretext that the love between the spouses is ‘dead’”, because “the indissolubility of marriage does not depend ... discuss

Guide to Online Schools recently listed StreetWisePundit’s MadCast Radio Podcast the number one philosophy podcast! Thanks! The Top Five Streetwise Pundit. If, according to this site’s headline, ... discuss

  There is a  great book titled, “In the Arms of Mary” I had purched to give as  presents, although I had never read it.  With forwards by four Cardinals and raves by th ... discuss

Here’s the website: Geocentrism Debunked And here’s the episode of Al Kresta’s show, aired today, on the same topic. Despite its reappearance in the news of late, I’m not incli ... discuss

This article by Sandro Magister has been making the rounds of Catholic social media.He starts off his article:During the first centuries the divorced and remarried were pardoned of their sins and give ... discuss

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent ROME, January 30, 2014 ( – Cardinal Oscar Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga, chairman of the pope’s private council of eight cardinals, has pu ... discuss

The Italian-language daily edition of L'Osservatore Romano published essays by three cardinals on January 23: Citing several European writers � among them Eugène Ionesco, Franz Kafka, ... Original ... discuss

By Jimmy Akin | Recently one of the most prominent cardinals in the world made remarks regarding the head of the Vatican’s doctrinal office that could be taken as insulting. The issue was r ... discuss

In an unusually candid interview with a German newspaper, the chairman of the Commission of Cardinals advising Pope Francis has said that: The Commission will recommend the creation of ... Original Po ... discuss

One of the three Cardinals over 80 (that is, unable to vote in a conclave) that the Pope chose for his February 22 consistory is Abp. Sebastián Aguilar, emeritus of Pamplona (Navarre, Spain), current ... discuss

Recent moves inside the Holy See to sideline conservative cardinals have solidified Cardinal Sean O’Malley’s status as a Vatican insider who has the ear of Pope Francis, experts on the Catho ... discuss

On Thursday, Pope Francis preached against scandal and harm caused by corrupt clergy when he concelebrated Mass with two cardinals. One of the cardinals was Roger Mahony, the former archbishop of Los ... discuss

At a Mass concelebrated with two cardinals, including Cardinal Roger Mahony, Pope Francis denounced the harm caused by clerical scandals. In its summary of the January 16 weekday Mass ... Original Pos ... discuss

NEW YORK – In yet another dramatic attempt to introduce financial discipline and order to the Vatican, Pope Francis replaced on Wednesday four of the five cardinals overseeing the Vatican Bank. At t ... discuss

QUEBEC - Canada's freshly appointed cardinal warned Monday that Quebec's controversial values charter is making its people increasingly afraid of each other. Quebec Archbishop Gerald Cyprien ... discuss

Less than a year after Benedict appointed cardinals over the Vatican, Francis has fired all but one. Their five year term came to an abrupt end. The Pope has been reading the riot act throughout the V ... discuss

(Vatican Radio) The Holy Father has renewed, for the next five years, the Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for the Works of Religion ...» Original PostingRead more →The post Com ... discuss

Loris Francesco Capovilla, among the 19 new cardinals appointed by Pope Francis, is not only one of the longest-serving archbishops in the world but was John XXIII's secretary for the entirety of his ... discuss

In a letter addressed to the 19 men who will be made cardinals during a February consistory, Pope Francis said that the role of a cardinal is not a “decoration,” but rather a “service” to the ... discuss

Francis said his choices “represent the deep ecclesial relationship between the Church of Rome and the other Churches throughout the world.” Original PostingRead more →The post Pope’s ... discuss

Francis said his choices “represent the deep ecclesial relationship between the Church of Rome and the other Churches throughout the world.” Original PostingRead more →The post Pope’s ... discuss

Following his Angelus address on January 12, Pope Francis announced the names of 19 prelates who will become cardinals in the consistory of February 22, the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter the Apost ... discuss

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

Following his Angelus address on January 12, Pope Francis announced the names of 19 prelates who will become cardinals in the consistory of February 22, the Feast of the Chair of Saint ... Original Po ... discuss

Pope Francis picked some cardinals. A Sikh woman is suing over an unintended haircut. The Supreme Court will consider an abortion lawsuit.The post Catholic cardinals * Haircut lawsuit * Abortion guide ... discuss

With the appointment of 19 new cardinals, Pope Francis has moved the balance of papal electors away from Europe and toward areas of the Church's most dramatic growth -- Africa and Central and South Am ... discuss

Bishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung is among the 19 new cardinals announced by Pope Francis. He pledged to "gather the scattered sheep" and "heal confrontation and rift." For his predecessor, Card Cheong, the ... discuss

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis today announced the names of 19 new cardinals (16 cardinal-electors under the age of 80 and 3 archbishops emeritii) to be formally elevated to the College of Cardi ... discuss

By CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN  — Today Pope Francis announced the names of the 19 men from various regions of the globe who will be appointed cardinals in February. In th ... discuss

Pope Francis named his first batch of cardinals Sunday, choosing 19 men from around the world, including the developing nations of Haiti and Burkina Faso, in line with his belief the church must pay m ... discuss

(Vatican Radio) After the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis announced the names of those who will be created Cardinals at the upcoming situation. Below, please find the full text of the Holy Father ... discuss

Following his Angelus address on January 12, Pope Francis announced the names of 19 prelates who will become cardinals in the consistory of February 22, the Feast of the Chair of Saint ... Original Po ... discuss

(RNS) A church for the poor, a church of the Southern Hemisphere, a church not focused on hierarchical perks, and a church led by pastors and doctrinal moderates: In naming his first batch of new card ... discuss

Pope Francis looked to the Third World to choose many of the 19 new cardinals whose names were announced Sunday. No new princes of the church are Americans. The post Pope Francis names 19 new cardinal ... discuss

(Vatican Radio) After the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis announced the names of those who will be created Cardinals at the upcoming situation. ...» Original PostingRead more →The post Pope Fra ... discuss

(Vatican Radio) In the wake of Pope Francis’ eagerly anticipated announcement of the names of the new Cardinals, the Director of the Press ...» Original PostingRead more →The post Observa ... discuss

Howdy, The consistory had been announced on 31 Oct 2013 to be held on 22 Feb 2014. This will be the first consistory to create new cardinals by Pope Francis. The following will be added to the College ... discuss

Pope Francis announced today following the Angelus the Cardinals he will create on the February 22 consistory. They are the following: 16 Voting Cardinals: 1 – Abp. Pietro Parolin, Secretary of Stat ... discuss

There are 16 'cardinals electors' and three 'cardinals emeriti'. The six electors are from Europe, four from Latin America, three from Africa, two from Asia, and one from North America. Mgr Capovilla, ... discuss

The Catholic World Report: On July 5, 2013, jubilant Vietnamese Catholics celebrated the closing of the diocesan phase of Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan’s beatification process. Although h ... discuss

(RNS) Here is the most complete list yet of the archbishops that Pope Francis may name as his first new cardinals, along with two graphics showing where in the world they could -- and maybe should -- ... discuss

Cardinals, bishops and other clergy made sexual advances towards a member of the Swiss Guard, it has been claimed A former Swiss Guard has claimed that he received sexual advances from cardinals, bish ... discuss

A personal portrait of Rainer Maria Cardinal Woelki, who was appointed Archbishop of Berlin in 2011, and later elevated by Pope Benedict XVI to the College of Cardinals.The post Video: The life of a c ... discuss

Pope Francis will name a Spanish prelate, Cardinal Santos Abril y Castello, to chair the commission of cardinals supervising the work of the Vatican bank, the Institute for Religious Works ... Origina ... discuss

Funny stuff, right? It is, I suppose, except that some people have apparently taken this December 5, 2013, "story" quite seriously, even though the first few lines shou ... discuss

Herewith the annual V for Victory! year-end highlights, with thanks as usual to Wikipedia for refreshing my recollection:January2: The "fiscal cliff" is allegedly averted with the signing into la ... discuss

It turns out I was right - here's something from Ethica Politica that quotes Benedict XVI, writing while he was Cardinal prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.Nothing particularly n ... discuss

Tancred has really done some good work today, digging up some very relevant info for all Catholics to consider and pray about. The latest involves the Indian Supreme Court vacating a lower court judgm ... discuss

With Tuesday morning Mass at Santa Marta, the Council of Cardinals, or G8, kicked off the second round of meetings with Pope Francis to discuss changes to the Roman Curia. ... discuss

Dealing with divorced and remarried: Cardinal Marx lays into the Vatican Cardinal Marx : " We are going to see that the issue is completely discussed" Should the Catholic Church allow divorced and ... discuss

Reports say that the U.S. spied on Pope Francis and others during the most recent Papal Conclave. Is nothing sacred? From the UK Telegraph: The National Security Agency spied on the future Pope Fran ... discuss

As today is the traditional Feast of Christ the King (as it is the last Sunday of October), I present the encyclical Quas Primas of His Holiness Pope XI.  There is no more appropriate reflection ... discuss

What is it about the Roman Catholic Church in Germany… corruption was worse there before the Reformation too. Interesting that it’s the Pope trying to reform it this time… “BE ... discuss

(Vatican Radio) At a press briefing in the Vatican this morning, it was announced that Pope Francis has issued a chirograph, or formal, handwritten ...»… Read the restThe post Fr Lombardi on ne ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 30, 2013 / 08:27 am (CNA).- The council of eight cardinals chosen by Pope Francis to advise him on church governance and curia reform will begin their first official meeting tomorrow ... discuss

With a Chirograph Francis officially establishes the Council, whose number may vary depending on the needs , " whose task is to help in the government of the universal Church and to study a draft revi ... discuss

September 29, 2013. ( Six months after Pope Francis' election, his approach and the focus of his pontificate are becoming clearer. One of the most significant events will be the first ... discuss

Lifted from my Facebook feed: "The Pope and Golf" The Pope met with his Cardinals to discuss a proposal from Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel. "Your Holiness," said one of his Cardinals, ... discuss

San Diego Chargers vs Arizona Cardinals takes place on Saturday night in the climax to tonight's NFL Preseason 2013 games. The Cardinals will be hoping to maintain their 100 percent preseason record w ... discuss

Major appointments awaited after cardinals' October meeting :: Catholic News Agency (CNA) div> ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 24, 2013 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite rumors about the supposedly imminent appointment of a new Secretary of State, Pope Francis will not be making any major appointments bef ... discuss

From National Catholic Reporter: Pope Francis has not mentioned traditional hot-button Catholic issues like abortion because he prefers to emphasize that Catholics “love peopleâ& ... discuss

When confronted with videos of really odd abuses in Roman Catholic Masses, such as the video below, Roman Catholic apologists usually just dismiss them as aberrations:But aside from the usual She-devi ... discuss

News Analysis Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you in Jesus’ Name. On his return flight to Rome, Pope Francis conducted a wide-ranging, off-the-cuff press conference with the reporters traveling ... discuss

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Credit:  www.steveshapiro.comI have been really struggling lately with blogging.  I've started a lot of posts and found that I just have not been able to finish them.  I have a lot of t ... discuss

Songwriter Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel wrote a song in the 1960's called "The Boxer", which has some great lines it.  For purposes of this posting, I point out the following line:A man hear ... discuss

The first step towards a more collegial leadership of the Catholic Church seems to be have been taken – but instant reports are not to be expected. Francis Pope does seem serious about a comprehe ... discuss

Brethren: Peace and Good to all of you. I’ve continued with my inspirational reading of Blessed John XXIII Journal of a Soul: The Autobiography of Pope John XXIII and among its many beautiful j ... discuss

A leading cardinal has said that same-sex relationships should be respected and recognised in law amid signs of a change in church thinking on the subject. Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Archbis ... discuss

Earlier today, the 115 Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church officially entered the conclave to choose a new pope to succeed Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. This evening at 7:42pm, black smoke rose from ... discuss

Excerpts from All the Audiences, Homilies, Letters, Messages, and Speeches of the New Holy Father, up until Easter Sunday "Pray for me and until we meet again. We will see each other soon. Tomorrow I ... discuss

The eighth General Congregation of the College of Cardinals has decided that the Conclave will begin on Tuesday, 12 March 2013. A “pro eligendo Romano Pontifice” (Latin for \"For the elec ... discuss

The Spectator (U.K.) notes that, under Pope Francis, "Satan is Back". Guess what, folks? He was always there, and his greatest trick was making you think he wasn't.... The precipitous decline in Brita ... discuss

In honor of the historic meeting today between Pope Francis and our Pope Emeritus...Thus, the dialogue had already started, even though the the personal, physical meeting had not yet taken place. Let ... discuss

I know I'm a little behind on blogging this fact, but it seems so perfectly congruous with this particular blog (I do blog at several other places where this fact has been mentioned) that I figured I ... discuss

Here is the homily of Papa Francesco from the Mass earlier today that was for the Inauguration of his Petrine ministry.  As I expected, he did speak about San Giuseppe.& called on us to imitate h ... discuss

From LifeNews:Vice-President Joe Biden has put his foot in his mouth again, this time with regard to the controversy over his leading the American delegation to attend the installation of Pope Franc ... discuss

"When we do not profess Jesus Christ, we profess the worldliness of the devil, a demonic worldliness... When we journey without the Cross, when we build without the Cross, when we profess Christ wi ... discuss

I was absolutely exhuberant when I first learnt that we had a Pope. It was a different feeling than when Pope Benedict was chosen. I had grieved John Paul the Great, but Benedict's resignation took th ... discuss

Saint PatrickT oday, although the Fifth Sunday of Lent, is traditionally the day on which we commemorate St. Patrick. As a youth, in spite of his Catholic parents, he was not religious and did not k ... discuss

God Bless Pope Francis....and Pope Benedict"The appearance of a new pope is a noisy affair. The great bells of St. Peter’s follow the white smoke; the cheering crowd of tens of thousands overflow th ... discuss – 3 Popes This is a very insightful first glimpse into both the Conclave and the way in which the Cardinals view Pope Francis: (Reuters) – Shortly after his election on W ... discuss

You can take this last one to the bank. What? Did you think I was going to predict which Cardinal was going to be chosen? How on earth should I know? Really, look at the list of papabili; your guess i ... discuss

With the conclave just about 24 hours away, I think we are on the brink of a very significant moment in world history.Consider:There has never been a Pope from west of the Atlantic. There has nev ... discuss

W hen Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI announced his resignation three weeks ago he requested:”...let us entrust the Holy Church to the care of Our Supreme Pastor, Our Lord Jesus Christ, and implore his ho ... discuss

Bl. Pope Gregory X.Rorate Caeli has a handy calendar of events for the conclave set to start on Tuesday.  At 16:30, Rome time, the cardinal process into the Sistine Chapel.  At 17:00, the ca ... discuss

Fr. Dwight Longenecker: priest, husband and dad. Thus the great spoilsman senator, Roscoe P. Conkling: “When [Samuel] Johnson defined patriotism as the last refuge of a scoundrel, he ignored th ... discuss

Women in the priesthood comments are found throughout the media, voiced largely by outsiders to the Catholic Church, either non-Catholics or those who have willingly distanced themselves from the Chur ... discuss

PRAYER FOR THE CONCLAVE TO ELECT THE SUCCESSOR TOPOPE BENEDICT XVIHeavenly Father, We the People of God, gathered in solidarity as did the disciples in the Upper Room, pray for the descent of the Holy ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Mar 1, 2013 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Students at the University of Dallas who are spending this semester in Rome had a special opportunity to show their love and support for Pope Emer ... discuss

Today, at 8 o'clock, local time in Rome, the Holy Father will resign and abdicate. We'll be then in a period of sede vacante. The seat of St Peter will be vacant. Our beloved Benedict XVI will cease t ... discuss

Gay network organised sex parties The Cardinals with their information had given the Pontiff "a clear picture of the damage and the rotten fish" in the Vatican, said the newspaper report. Is it abou ... discuss

The erudite President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, would, under any circumstances, be on a short list  from which the College of Cardinals will select the n ... discuss

 --- 1 ---Can I say how grateful I am for 7 Quick Takes?  The whole concept of it is an awesome idea.  I love the idea of being able to bang out a bunch of stuff that can be complete or ... discuss

What are Ukrainian feminists doing in Paris, anyway? As is to be expected when the Chair of Peter is vacated, encomiums for the departed pope are quickly replaced by speculation about the next.&n ... discuss

By now everyone has heard and has formed opinions about Pope Benedict XVI's announcement that he is going to retire.I think we should start with the notion that he is retiring rather than resigni ... discuss

Did anyone see it coming? As we all experience the shock, sadness, and mourning of losing our beloved Pope Benedict XVI- not through death but resignation- we continue to struggle for answers and pray ... discuss

Did anyone see it coming? As we all experience the shock, sadness, and mourning of losing our beloved Pope Benedict XVI- not through death but resignation- we continue to struggle for answers and pray ... discuss

I am in shock, still hoping I am going to wake up. Pope Benedict will become the first pope to resign since Gregory XII in 1415.Taking over in the large shadow of Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI ... discuss

Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repe ... discuss

When I lived in Jersey City, New Jersey, I supported an organization of Polish-American parishioners who had been treated with contempt and injustice by their pastor and the local church.  T ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jan 25, 2013 / 06:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley of Boston encouraged pro-life pilgrims from across America to deepen their faith, explaining that a culture of ... discuss

1) The Basilica - The night before the March for Life, US Catholicism's biggest Mass of the year takes place.  Typically the Mass features 5 or more Cardinals, 50-100 bishops and hundreds of prie ... discuss

Homosexual activists have mounted a petition drive—right on the White House website—urging the Obama administration to “officially recognize the Roman Catholic Church as a hate group ... discuss

Benedict XVI addresses the Curia in the Clementine Hall at the Vatican (Photo: CNS) Dear Cardinals, Brother Bishops and Priests, Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is with great joy that I mee ... discuss

December 2, 2012. ( The moment was historic as the Pope sent out his first ever tweet. One year and half later, Benedict XVI will have his own account on social networking site Tw ... discuss

December 3, 2012. ( On December 12 Benedict XVI will write his first tweet using his account @pontifex. During a packed press conference. The Vatican explained that Pope's involvement ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 27, 2012 / 12:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI met with six new cardinals and their families, just two days after they made their vows, and encouraged them to promote the &# ... discuss

By ESTEFANIA AGUIRRE/ CNA | VATICAN—After he celebrated Mass with six new cardinals Nov. 25, Pope Benedict spoke in his Angeles address about God’s kingdom and the Church’s r ... discuss

image of Christ from Upper South Gallery in Hagia Sophia With the liturgical year at an end, let's check in on what His Holiness has been up to.  Popery There's the new book, but we cov ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 25, 2012 / 08:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After he celebrated Mass with six new cardinals for the feast of Christ the King, Pope Benedict spoke about God's kingdom and the Church’s ... discuss

Pope elevates 6 cardinals to choose successor I guess after elevating this one he had to hold on to him to keep him on the ground. Photo Credit ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 24, 2012 / 12:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI presided over the creation of six new cardinals Nov. 24, and in a unusual occurrence, none of them were European. The consis ... discuss

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November 22, 2012. ( The Pope will soon create six new cardinals. For the time being, the number of papal electors will change to 120 members, though only for a few weeks. So who are t ... discuss

Lord, today we thank You for Your many blessings and gifts to us. We thank You for the precious gift of family and friends -- for all those who are here with us today and those who are far away. Let u ... discuss

November 20, 2012. ( Cardinals are the Pope's main advisers.  They are also the ones who choose a new Pope in a conclave during the so called “Sede Vacante” period. The word d ... discuss

( Many describe Francis Arinze as one of the most charismatic cardinals in the Church. He was a close collaborator to John Paul II and on November 1st, the Nigerian cardinal will turn ... discuss

Details:   • Author: Norman Jeune III   • Category: Church History   • Publisher: Zondervan (2012)   • Format: gloss ... discuss


As reported this morning by the New Liturgical Movement, the Holy Father while presiding over the canonization of seven new saints restored the use of the Papal Fanon.  As explained by the Cathol ... discuss

According to the headline from The Vatican Observer, Pope Paul VI to be beatified soon. All that is left is for the miracle needed to be approved. In reality it is a little more complicated than this. ... discuss

…Most leaders have not been acting as though there really is an ongoing and expanding slaughter of innocents. And this attitude (with some notable exceptions) has been sustained for 40 years. We ... discuss




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