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December 2022

Happy Feast of the Immaculate Conception!

From the Catholic Education Resource Center (CERC) Why do Catholics believe in the Immaculate Conception? The belief means that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was preserved without sin for her entire life. Read answers to the issues raised by this doctrine here Editor writes... As with all Feast Day threads, discuss any relevant issues, and share your...

Oxfordshire Council to Impose Climate Lockdowns to “Save the Planet” – Gimme Patience!

Below, extracts from JoNova - Climate lockdowns coming? You will be tracked in your suburb and happy about it. The 15 Minute City is a UN and WEF plan, because they care about you want you to drive less. In the WEF’s own words — this rearrangement of cities is absolutely about climate change: As climate change and global conflict cause shocks and stresses at faster...

Neil Oliver: Cancel Christmas? Just Try!

Editor writes... I've never thought of Neil Oliver as a "devout Christian".  Yet, in the above monologue, he puts just about every clergyman in the land to shame by his stout defence of Christmas and the Christian heritage of the west; he issues a stark warning - after the fashion of the Old Testament prophets...

On Fire for the Faith… Anyone?

Editor writes... As regulars on this blog know, I'm no fan of Church Militant, and that for a number of reasons.  However, the "Fulton Sheen incident" recounted by Michael Voris in the above video (which I stumbled across this morning on YouTube) - an incident to which he was an eye and ear witness -...

Who Would Want To Be A White Person In The UK These Days When Being White = Being Racist?

Editor writes... Five years ago, the following tweet was published by a Cambridge student:  "All white people are racist. White middle class, white working class, white men, white women, white gays, white children, they can ALL geddit."    Why live in a country that is full of racists?  Why do so many people from non-white nations...

November 2022

England & Wales: Christians Now A Minority – Surprised, Anyone? Does God Actually Care?

Christians now a minority in England and Wales - The News... By AFP November 30, 2022 LONDON, United Kingdom: Fewer than half of people in England and Wales identify as Christian, according to census data released on Tuesday, underlining a landmark shift towards secularism in multicultural Britain. The findings from the 10-yearly census, carried out in 2021,...

Happy Feast of Saint Andrew, Patron of Scotland

SAINT ANDREW GIVEN OFFICIAL RECOGNITION AS SCOTLAND’S PATRON SAINT From 1180 onward, Saint Andrew was used on official seals in Scotland sometimes along with the lion rampant, which was the heraldic symbol of the Scottish crown. In 1286, during the the Scottish Wars of Independence, when Scotland was ruled by the Guardians of Scotland in...

Scottish Diocese Welcomes Community of Marian Franciscans – Thank You So Much, Bishop Robson!

From the website of the Diocese of Dunkeld The Lawside site, the original campus of Lawside Academy and the Mercy Convent has been up for sale for a good while now, as the Convent and Pastoral Centre have become sadly surplus to requirement. Once the Mercy Sisters diminished in numbers and left the Diocese of Dunkeld,...

China Riots – A Warning To Authoritarian Governments Elsewhere… Including UK?

Editor writes... Across social media there is a sense that while there are many reasons for the uprisings among the Chinese people, the "last straw" has been the years of Covid lockdowns and restrictions. The rank stupidity in imposing a zero-Covid policy is beyond...well, rank stupidity.  The over-riding message from the people is, clearly, enough...

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS): It Is No Longer Appropriate To Quote Parts of Bible in Public

From News Letter... A statement by the UK's main prosecution service that it is "no longer appropriate" to read parts of the Bible aloud in public has been dubbed "ill-judged" and "concerning". Evangelical activist David Smyth and barrister Gavin Millar were reacting to a little-noticed statement from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), made during a recent...

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Catholics MUST Be ProLife: Action! (3)

This thread is dedicated to sharing news about pro-life issues. Where possible, we suggest that bloggers make and respond to calls to action in defence of the unborn child – whether that entails emailing MPs or supporting various vigils etc. Try...