Communism

African-American Nun: Corpse Incorrupt – Bishop Warns Against Venerating Sister as Saint

From the Diocese of Kansas City-St Joseph... Bishop’s May 26 statement regarding Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster POSTED ON MAY 26, 2023 IN NEWS The condition of the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster has understandably generated widespread interest and raised important questions. At the same time, it is important to protect the integrity of the mortal remains of Sister...

Priests Citing Pious Reflections & Ignoring Scriptural Truths in Sermons – Confusing!

Editor writes... Sometimes teachers find themselves asked questions in religion lessons by students confused about something their priest has said in a sermon.  Things like, "Miss/Sir, Father X said the Church began at Pentecost when the tongues of fire came down on the heads of the apostles, but that's not what you said last lesson!"...

Happy Feast of the Queenship of Our Lady!

Editor writes... As the Feast of the Queenship of Our Lady brings the Month of Mary to a close today, feel free to share your thoughts on any relevant issues, as well as your own personal devotions to Our Lady on this thread.  Post your favourite Marian hymns, prayers, poems and stories, as well. Enjoy! ...

Madeleine McCann Disappearance: Is It Unfair/Judgmental To Blame Bad Parenting?

From Wikipedia... Madeleine Beth McCann (born 12 May 2003) is a British missing person who disappeared from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal on the evening of 3 May 2007, at the age of 3. The Daily Telegraph described the disappearance as "the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history".[5] Madeleine's whereabouts remain unknown,[6] although German prosecutors...

Open Discussion: Your Thoughts on International, National, Church News, Interests… Whatever!

Editor writes... Among the suggestions for ideas on how to best utilise the blog as we approach its closure in July, nobody suggested this one - an open forum for bloggers to post their thoughts on ... whatever!  Still, that doesn't mean we can't have said open forum, so voila!  If this one proves popular,...

Bread & Circuses… Why the Obsession with Media Trivia As World In Turmoil – Are People Stupid?

Westminster Fly emails - 22 May...  Talk about ‘bread and circuses’ [Definition: entertainment or political policies used to keep the mass of people happy and docile]... The world’s going to hell on a handcart and yet the headlines screaming from just about everywhere for the last three days have been about ‘Holly and Phil’ from daytime...

Traditional Chartres Pilgrimage Sold Out: A (Clear) Message to Pope Francis – Will He Listen?

Le Forum Catholique reports: Notre-Dame de Chrétienté, the association that organizes a large pilgrimage to Chartres every year at Pentecost, has recorded a participation rate in 2023 that has never been equaled in the past. No less than 16,000 pilgrims are preparing to travel from Paris to Chartres on May 27, 28 and 29.  Neither the motu proprio Traditionis...

The Christian Attitude to Friendship: Is It Wrong – Or Simply Prudent – To Identify “Frenenemies”?

Editor writes... The common theme running through various articles and videos on the subject of friendship, is the need to remove people from our lives who are not helpful - "toxic" people who are not bringing out the best in us.  That sort of thing. In this, Jordan Peterson is no different from other commentators. But...

Digital Currency Comes For Your Freedom – Fight!

From Bank of England - The digital pound: A new form of money for households and businesses? Overview A Bank of England and HM Treasury publication The way we use money is changing. This Consultation Paper sets out our assessment of the case for a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) – a so-called ‘digital pound’. It...

Explaining the Dangers of the New Mass to Diocesan Catholics – But Will They Listen?

Blogger, RCA Victor (USA) writes...  "...I’d like to discuss how traditional Catholics (i.e. Catholics) can speak convincingly (not to mention charitably and patiently) to “mainstream” Catholics about why the Novus Ordo is a poverty-stricken, basically anti-Catholic liturgy that should be shunned. I know we just had a topic on the “Stated Purpose of the New...