Euthanasia

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...

105th Anniversary of First Fatima Apparition

Editor writes... It seems like only two minutes ago we were marking the centenary of the Fatima apparitions at our Conference in the Eagle Lodge in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, on 13 May, 2017.  That was a wonderful day. The attendees signed an Open Letter to Pope Francis, asking him to do two things: (1) to release...

Catholic Women: International Synod Survey

From the Editor... The following email arrived in my inbox this morning:  "I just wanted to send you this link which I noticed in my local church bulletin. I think it’s really important for faithful traditional Catholic women to express their views, despite the difficulties of engaging with the absurdities of this Synod. It is full...

Glasgow: New Archbishop… But No Clean Sweep

From the website of the Archdiocese of Glasgow... Archbishop Nolan has written, along with over 100 church leaders across the UK, to Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak urging the UK Government to implement a windfall tax on fossil fuel companies to address the cost of living crisis and maintain its commitments to tackle the climate...

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,...

Happy Feast of St John Ogilvie, Scots Martyr – But Do Scots Priests Believe In Sin These Days?

From Fr John A. Hardon SJ (RIP) Archives... John Ogilvie SJ was born in Scotland of the nobility in 1589 and by that time Scotland had pretty well been lost to the Catholic Church so his up-bringing was Presbyterian. His father, to give him a better education than he could get in Scotland, sent him...

Will Scotland Survive The SNP Government?

From the YouTube Platform... Mark Dolan: SNP comments show an independent Scotland would be poorer, more woke and less safe. Editor asks...  Do you agree? You'd hardly believe it, but some Catholics have voted SNP - some even joined the Party.  The devotion of the Scottish Bishops to Sturgeon's SNP is hidden in plain sight. Yet, given their "woke"...

Confession Vs “The Theology of Fiction”

From the YouTube Platform... Many people, even non-Catholics, are familiar with this Sacrament, but we’ll take a magnifying glass to it today, so that we can understand more about what is going on. To do that, we’ll start by looking at the concept of sin itself. This may seem almost obvious, but sin does exist....

A Very Happy – And Free – New Year, 2022!

Editor writes... Share your thoughts on all related issues, as well as your favourite stories, songs and jokes to welcome in the new year. At Catholic Truth, we wish all our bloggers, readers and visitors to this site, a very happy - and free - New Year, 2022. God bless!

Euthanasia: NZ Doctors May Kill Covid Patients

From the Catholic Herald... Patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 can die by euthanasia if doctors decide they might not survive, the New Zealand government has declared. The Ministry of Health confirmed that a right to a lethal injection under a new euthanasia law could extend to patients who were either dying from the coronavirus or...