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May, 2018: Abortion In Ireland: Be Careful What You Wish Vote For…

From the Spectator... Ross Clark 14 February 2018 Most of the time I feel perfectly at ease in my own country, and that would be the case had we voted Brexit or Remain, Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn. But just occasionally Britain seems to me an utterly alien place – bizarre even. Today, Jeremy Corbyn launched his...

Middlesbrough Diocese Embraces LGBT Industry – Bishop Sends Good Wishes…

Report on the Diocese of Middlesbrough, north-east of England... The new diocesan outreach ministry to the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community has now held its first Masses in York. Some 60 participants travelled from across the diocese for the first Mass. Catholic members of the LGBT+ community were joined by their families, friends and...

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley Welcomes Latest “Fertility Breakthrough”…

HUMAN eggs have been fully grown in a laboratory for the first time, in a breakthrough that could lead to improved fertility treatments. Scientists have grown egg cells, which were removed from ovary tissue at their earliest stage of development, to the point at which they are ready to be fertilised. The advance could...

Disastrous Pontificate Persists – Yet No Sense of Urgency From “Opponents”…

Me? Damaging the Church? No way! A friend rang me last night to say he'd attended a Summorum Pontificum Traditional Mass and found himself chatting afterwards with a couple who were not husband and wife, but "partners" ...   My friend was downhearted, dispirited that even the better priests seem to be willing to tolerate...

Nicola Sturgeon’s Talk on Catholic Schools Leaked To Catholic Truth!

As the proud pro-abortion, pro-LGBT rights leader of a country with, as I keep reminding everyone, the values of a progressive, liberal democracy, I’m stunned delighted to be asked to mark the Centenary of the Catholic Education Scotland Act 1918 and the partnership between the Catholic Church and the State in Scotland in the...

Feminism: Irrational & Un-Christian?

With monotonous regularity, the print and broadcasting news outlets across the UK are leading with allegations of sexual harassment of women.  Today's news broadcasts and newspapers are no exception, devoting air-time and front pages to publishing this latest scandal  Seems there's hardly a decent male anywhere to be found. The presumption now is, clearly, "guilty...

Does God Speak To Us In Dreams?

There's a very good reason why we are often advised to "sleep on it" when faced with a decision. It's possible to wake up with an entirely different mindset, glad that we didn't act, as initially planned, since now we have a fresh perspective after a good night's sleep. Add to the benefit of...

Cabinet Reshuffle & Jacob Rees-Mogg

Today's news includes clips from the new army advertisement designed to encourage people to join the UK army irrespective of faith, sexual orientation, or "genders". Got me thinking.  When the Catholic MP, Jacob Rees-Mogg, known to attend the Traditional Latin Mass, was quizzed about his views on "gay marriage" and abortion, he was at pains...

Is The Priesthood “Un-Attractive”?

QUALITIES OF A HOLY PRIEST - From the writings of Saint John Eudes on The Priest, His Dignity And Obligations... He is an angel purifying, illuminating and perfecting the souls that God has entrusted to him. He is a seraph sent by God to teach men the science of salvation which is concerned only with...

2018: The Year of “Saint” Pope Paul VI?

From Vatican Insider... In a special issue entitled “It will be the year of Paul VI Saint”, the weekly magazine of the diocese of Brescia, La voce del popolo, writes that on 13 December, theologians of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Montini, after...