Pro-life

Our Lady Help of Christians, Patroness of Australia: Pray for our Aussie Catholic Cousins!

A Reflection on Our Lady Help of Christians... The Feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, which is celebrated on May 24, dates back to the sixteenth century, which was not a peaceful time in Europe. In 1571, Catholics throughout the continent joined in praying the rosary in hopes of prevailing over military forces that...

BREAKTHROUGH: Pro-Abortion Pelosi Told NOT to Present for Holy Communion – Canon 915

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 20, 2022 / 13:03 pm (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not be admitted to Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, nor should she present herself to receive the Eucharist, until she publicly repudiates her support for abortion. Cordileone said on May 20...

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...

What’s Going on in the USA? Roe Vs Wade: Leaks, Violence, Attacks on Catholic churches – What*?*!

Editor writes... Clearly, overturning the Roe Vs Wade ruling won't make abortion illegal in the USA.  It just returns the power to legislate for it, to each individual State.  So, given the stramash being caused by the Left right now, what on EARTH would it be like if overturning Roe Vs Wade actually did outlaw...

Morality: To Swaddle or NOT To Swaddle – That Is The Question! AKA Is Swaddling Child Abuse?

Editor writes... The first time my attention was drawn to this practice of "swaddling", some weeks ago, I was horrified.  Some babies are meekly accepting of the process but others, like the darling in the above video, battle against it, big time.  There is one video of a baby waking up alone and working hard...

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...