Monthly Archives - May 2018

Pentecost Sunday: Vatican Prohibition On Communion in the hand Enforced

Click on photo to view video clip... On Pentecost Sunday several priests refused to give Holy Communion in the hand in Vatican St Peter's Basilica.  They put Holy Communion as it should be on the tongue. [Ed: except in one case where the choir member refused to accept the priest's insistence on the tongue, pointing to his...

Catholic Truth Goes To Ireland…

A small group of us will be in Ireland for a couple of days later this week,  leafleting in support of the pro-life campaign in the forthcoming abortion referendum.   News updates will be posted on this thread, and any statistics on abortion in the UK that you think will help us when we speak...

Pentecost NOT “Birth of the Church”

Editor: it is a common error, repeated often in homilies/sermons, that the Church was "born" at Pentecost.  We need only recall the Petrine verses in the Gospel, and Christ's final command to his apostles prior to his Ascension into Heaven: "Go out into the whole world and baptize..." to recognise that this claim is...

Why Increased Violence In The West?

From The Root of the Violence: Our Culture There have been too many tragic mass murders in the last century in American history, spurring on lots of talk of gun control. I'm not about to deny there should be gun reform to an extent. Background checks, mental health checks, references attesting to good, non-violent character...

Should Catholics Welcome IVF Babies?

Scroll to 13.11 to hear the reaction of English Catholic politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg to the news of  Ruth Davidson's IVF pregnancy - click here to read the news on announcement in April.  Leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland, Ruth is in a same-sex "marriage".  Since the allegedly traditional Catholic Rees-Mogg is already on public...

13 May: Feast of Our Lady of Fatima!

“The Message of Fatima imposes an obligation on the Church”.… Pope John Paul II FAQ...  from the Fatima Center website 1. What is a “consecration”? A: It is a ceremony by which a person, group of persons, or thing is set apart as sacred and dedicated to the service of God or another sacred purpose. 2. What is...

Thinking Through Catholic Truth…

The above is the self-explanatory  introduction to our new series, "Thinking Through Catholic Truth - The Big Questions... Answered". Topics already in the pipeline include Scripture, Spirituality, Catholic education  and the "Institutional Church".   If you have a topic you'd like covered tell us in the comments, or if you would like to participate in any...

Evil in Vatican: “Disorientation, Chaos & Scandal Marks Francis’ Pontificate”

Pope Francis VATICAN, May 2, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — A Vatican conference has wrapped up featuring controversial pop-star Katy Perry speaking on transcendental meditation, disgraced Lettergate monsignor Dario Viganò delivering a talk on “Fake News,” and a “meditating eye” charm bangle given as a gift to select participants... On day three of the Vatican conference, Perry joined...

Are Catholics Naïve About The Media?

Comment: Nobody trusts the media today - apparently opinion polls show that journalists and politicians are neck and neck in sharing the public's dismal opinion about their integrity.  Yet, generally speaking Catholics seem to believe whatever they are told, judging by recent high profile controversies. The Catholic hierarchy generally go along with the popular view,...