Monthly Archives - June 2019

Four Levels of Happiness – Is That All?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_YjXjv2f8E&feature=youtu.be Comment:  In a conversation recently with friends and relatives about the way some people prefer to wallow in bad feeling, nurture or harbour a grudge, rather than make some effort to get to the root of a problem(s) and reconcile with perceived enemies, one of our number suggested that such people are invariably unhappy in...

28 June: Feast of the Sacred Heart…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clD8Ie4_xnk&t=1s Click here to read Pope Leo XIII's encyclical ANNUM SACRUM Consecration to the Sacred Heart And here for An Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus [For the First Friday of the Month] Comment:  As we prepare to celebrate the beautiful Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, as well as exchanging Feast Day greetings feel...

May Catholic Brexiteers – In Good Conscience – Support Boris Johnson?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1Kxhhmqt8U Comment:  Does Boris Johnson's reputation as a man who has a loose relationship with the truth, to put it mildly, mean that he cannot be trusted even to deliver Brexit, which he insists he will do?   And does the rest of his (im)moral lifestyle mean that Catholics really shouldn't support his candidature? 

Instrumentum Laboris: the most shocking Vatican Document EVER?

"Will the bishops, successors of the Apostles be silent? Will the cardinals, the Pope’s advisors in the governing of the Church be silent, in the face of this political-religious manifesto which perverts the doctrine and praxis of the Mystical Body of Christ ?" The first reactions in response to the Instrumentum Laboris for the Amazon...

Scots Bishops Silent as Government Covers-up Anti-Catholic Bigotry

Regular blogger, Gabriel Syme, writes... The SNP government is withholding findings of a report regarding "sectarianism" (anti-catholicism) at football - see Evening Times report... The SNP have form on this, as in 2011 (when Salmond was First Minister), data on "sectarianism" (anti-Catholicism) was destroyed by the Crown Office, rather than released publicly - read the Scottish...

Pope Attacked By LGBT+ Lobby For Document on Transgender Ideology…

The new Vatican document 'Male And Female He Created Them' is coming under fire from the LGBT+ lobby, who, predictably, claim that it will encourage hatred and bigotry...  Click here to read more... In fact, the document is calling for the usual "dialogue" (yawn) so if the LGBT+ folks can prove their case, who will...

Is Pope Encouraging Inter-Communion?

On the plane ride back from his trip to Romania, Pope Francis told reporters that since “there is already Christian unity,” there is no need for the faithful to “wait for the theologians to come to agreement on the Eucharist.” Some progressive Catholics have considered this to be evidence that the pope may be...