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Boris Johnson Resignation: Are Catholics Free to Support Any of the Replacement Candidates?

Editor writes... St Thomas More, patron saint of lawyers and politicians, went to his martyrdom rather than compromise his Catholic Faith in the interests of political expediency... Saint Thomas More’s Story His belief that no lay ruler has jurisdiction over the Church of Christ cost Thomas More his life. Beheaded on Tower Hill, London, on July 6, 1535,...

Glasgow Priest: Open Letter Regarding State of the Church in Scotland – Souls Are Being Endangered!

Editor writes... Glasgow priest, Father Stephen Dunn, who, in 2020, posted an Open Letter on this blog regarding the imposition of Covid restrictions on churches, (to read, click here), has honoured us by submitting a second Open Letter for publication, in response to recent, and ongoing, scandals within the Church in Scotland. Thank you, Father... OPEN...

Persecution of Christians in Africa – Yet Silence from Pope & International Community… Why?

Rome Newsroom, Jul 1, 2022 / 07:00 am (CNA)  Nigerian archbishop cries at gravesite of slain priest as Catholics protest violence “We have buried a number of priests back to back. People are tired, people are frustrated, people are depressed,” Father Daniel Kyom, a priest of the Archdiocese of Kaduna, told CNA on July 1. “People are...

Feast of SS Peter & Paul: Pray for Pope – Urgently

Pope Francis seems to be determined to push "Vatican II" to the limits, in a manner of speaking. This from The Catholic Sun (28/06/22) VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Before celebrating the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis is asking Catholics around the world to dedicate time in 2023 to studying the documents of the Second Vatican...

Glasgow Prepares for Synod 2021-2023 – Beware!

Editor writes... Father John Campbell is the priest in charge of the Synod preparations in the Archdiocese of Glasgow.  This makes about as much sense as appointing Kim Jong-un to lead a pro-democracy march in Beijing. Think about that, watch the video clip, and read on, to see if you agree. If you've watched the above...

Film About Islam: “The Lady” (Fatima) – Protests…

From Yorkshire Live... A Sheffield cinema has confirmed it will not show The Lady of Heaven after a protest was held outside its doors over planned screenings. A large group of protesters assembled outside of Cineworld Sheffield ahead of a screening of The Lady of Heaven on Sunday. Demonstrations have been held across the country in response to...

Media Agenda: Why Are Minority Groups Over-Represented, Even in Television Advertisements?

From Editor's Inbox Westminsterfly writes... I’ve long commented that minority groups of all sorts are massively over-represented in the media, especially television.  It seems most adverts, let alone programmes, on TV these days have someone from a minority ethnic background in them – or at least a mixed race couple.  Not that there is anything wrong...

Crisis in the Church: How Much (If Anything) Should We Tell Potential Converts…Nothing?

Editor Writes... On Sunday, just gone, 15 May, 2022,  we celebrated the reception into the Church of Carole, who featured in our July 2017 newsletter, front page (see headline above) and, more recently, her husband, Carole had attended our Conference on 13 May, 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the first Fatima apparition.  Her husband was...

Nazanin: Bravely Outspoken or Entitled & Selfish?

From TCW Defending Freedom...  First, some facts. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was born in Iran. She lived there until she was 28, during which time she was employed by the World Health Organisation, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and the Japan International Co-operation Agency. She moved to the UK in 2007 to undertake...

Shackleton’s ‘Endurance’ Teaches Us … What?

From the BBC - 9 March, 2022 Scientists have found and filmed one of the greatest ever undiscovered shipwrecks 107 years after it sank. The Endurance, the lost vessel of Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, was found at the weekend at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. The ship was crushed by sea-ice and sank in 1915,...