Monthly Archives - March 2017

Real Presence: What Does Pope Francis Believe About The Blessed Sacrament?

(Milan) In the context of his visit to Milan today and the meeting with the clergy of the Archdiocese in the Cathedral of Milan, Pope Franziskus spent some time before the Blessed Sacrament. "He does not kneel, but sits down on a beautiful chair surrounded by other prelates who stand ..." Thus,  Antonio Socci criticized...

13 May: Fatima Visionaries Canonised?

From Pope to make Fatima child visionaries saints Two child shepherds who claimed to have had holy visions in Fatima are to be made saints, possibly during Pope Francis's upcoming trip to the Portuguese pilgrimage site. Francis gave the go-ahead Thursday to canonise Jacinta and Francisco Marto who, along with their cousin Lucia Santos, claimed to...

Yes/No…Should Glasgow Build Statue of Scotland’s Only Martyr – St John Ogilvie?

A statue for Scotland’s only Catholic Martyr? Online campaign for Glasgow Cross memorial to St John Ogilvie wins wide support A CAMPAIGN is growing for a memorial to St John Ogilvie, Scotland’s only Catholic martyr, to be built on the spot of his execution at Glasgow Cross. An online campaign launched on his feast day last week...

An Independent Protestant Scotland…

One of the Treasures of the National Archives of Scotland, the Declaration of Arbroath was written to the Pope in 1320, on behalf of the barons and community of the realm of Scotland. This eloquent letter, written in support of King Robert Bruce (Robert I) and an independent Scotland, is still regarded as a...

Islam, Signs, Symbols & Catholic Action

In conversation recently about Islam, I mentioned that once, during a public rosary, I noticed that when a veiled Muslim woman passed by she looked straight ahead, studiously ignoring our group. The chat then turned on the fact that while Muslims are not afraid to show their religion by their dress, Catholics tend to keep any public...

Catholics MUST Be Pro-Life – Action!

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 not to simply post a link to news - publish an extract and/or make a suggestion...

13 March: Ecumenical Scandal In Vatican – An Urgent Call To Reparation!

Once again The Fatima Center's Rapid Response Team has been mobilized to defend the Faith and make reparation for the latest planned sacrilege scheduled to take place within the very heart of the Catholic Church. Pope Francis smiles with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the end of vespers prayers at the monastery church of...