Morals

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...

Sex Attacker in Scottish Prison Identifies as Baby, Wears Nappy: Dummy Wanted – MSPs to Apply

From Social Media...  Has Sturgeon lost control of Scotland?  Lost control of her mind, more like. And, referring to the typo at the top (left) of the video...  Where the hell is "Glasglow?" I ask as someone who lives in Glasgow. Am I in the wrong universe? Oh God I hope so, one where none of this...

UK: where criminals who “hope to kill someone” [and succeed] are rewarded with light sentences

From The Independent... A van driver has been heard on camera saying “I hope I killed someone”, after being arrested for causing the death of a teenager in a horror crash. Luke Hawkes, 28, skipped a red light at high speed in Bridgwater, Somerset, when he collided with 19-year-old Bethany Branson, who was killed instantly. “Oh well,...

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. ...

Scottish Bishops Reject Govt “Conversion Therapy” Report – Future of Church & Family Threatened

Bishops urge Scottish Government to reject “Conversion Therapy” report Monday 16 January 2023 Responding to the publication of the Scottish Government’s ‘expert’ advisory group on “Ending Conversion Practices”, Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have issued the following statement: The Church is pastorally sensitive to the experience of people who identify as homosexual. They are to be met with compassion...

Demanding An Apology – A Growing Fashion

From Demanding an Apology | Psychology Today... There are some people who command an apology! “I’m waiting for an apology,” a young woman texts her friend. A mother says to her son who forgot to pick her up from the train station: “If you don’t apologize, I’m not going to your graduation.” What good is an...

MP Suspended for “Wrong-Think” on Vaccines, Fights Back – Thank You, Sir… and Deo Gratias!

Statement by Andrew Bridgen MP I’m disappointed that the Chief Whip, Simon Hart, with the support of the Prime Minister, has chosen to suspend me as a member of the Conservative Parliamentary Party. My tweet of 11th of January was in no way anti-Semitic. Indeed, it alluded to the Holocaust being the most heinous crime...

Australia: Cardinal George Pell – Rest in Peace…

We discussed the allegations, arrest, imprisonment and exoneration of Cardinal Pell - and featured this TV interview - on this blog, so it is fitting that we should offer our prayers for the repose of his soul, now that he has passed away.  Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light...

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...