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Happy Feast of St John Bosco, Model Teacher & Priest – Catholic Education’s Best Kept Secret…

From Franciscan Media... John Bosco’s theory of education could well be used in today’s schools. It was a preventive system, rejecting corporal punishment and placing students in surroundings removed from the likelihood of committing sin. He advocated frequent reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion. He combined catechetical training and fatherly guidance, seeking...

Beware Lifesitenews &”Itching Ears” – St Paul

From the YouTube Platform hosting the above Lifesitenews video - which promotes the condemned Garabandal "apparitions".  The death of Pope Benedict XVI is shedding new light on the mysterious Garabandal Apparitions, which  speak of the end times: an urgent need for repentance, the coming wrath of God, and the overflowing cup of poison filled by...

Africa: The Great Vatican II Success Story … Not!

From New Liturgical Movement... In a recent episode of “Word on Fire,” Bishop Barron responds to Ross Douthat’s two NYT pieces on Vatican II and its failure, by making two arguments: Argument #1: To blame the collapse of Catholicism in the West on Vatican II is a “post hoc propter hoc” fallacy.  [i.e. "after this, because of...

Anti-Catholicism in Irish Dáil Forcing Catholics to “Live in the Closet” – Congratulations, Bishops!

From the Irish Daily Mail... ANTI-CATHOLIC rhetoric in the Dáil is fuelling hate and attacks against churches and worshippers, several TD's have said. They were reacting to a recent attack in Kerry in which a group set fire to an altar, as well as a protest by two people who loudly disrupted Mass in Cork city. ...

An American On The Apostasy – Featuring The Catholic Church in Scotland… You Don’t Say!

Editor writes... American commentator, Anthony Stine, offers some biting comment on the shocking dereliction of duty of the bishops across the world, who closed churches and effectively declared God to be unessential during the Covid-19 fear-fest.  The bishops are now suffering the consequences of that faithless decision. Given that Scotland rarely gets a mention in...

Vatican: Inside Information on the Shenanigans Surrounding Suppression of the Traditional Mass

Editor writes... This from American blogger, Marinaio, in my inbox earlier today...  [This] article is, in my opinion, a real jaw-dropper: it deals with the suppression of the recommendations of the Commission of Cardinals set up in 1986 by Pope John Paul II to examine a fuller liberty for the TLM than that pope gave in...

Is Govt Health Policy Masking More Than Faces?

From Spiked - The ideology of lockdown lingers on   Wait, we’re still being asked to save the NHS? To limit our lives so that we don’t get injured or sick and put pressure on this sacred institution? Nearly two years after the first lockdown, when we were put under house arrest to protect the NHS...

Conversion Therapy: Sturgeon Set To Criminalise Parents & Preachers – Legal Challenge Looming

From the Christian Institute... The Scottish Government’s far-reaching ‘conversion therapy’ plans amount to Holyrood overreach, a leading human rights lawyer has said.In a legal opinion for The Christian Institute, Aidan O’Neill KC warned that the “fundamentally illiberal” proposals are “beyond the powers of the Scottish Parliament to legislate”. Following his devastating critique of the Scottish Government’s...

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 -...

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,...