Purity

Ireland: Synod Mania = Rebellion Against God

A reader in Ireland emailed this latest scandal, published in The Irish Catholic Newspaper... Sacramental marriage for gay and lesbian Catholics and the ordination of women priests are key demands of an LGBT focus group set by Bishop Kevin Doran as part of the synodal process. A Church-wide apology to LGBT people and their families...

Archbishop Nolan: Rwanda Policy “Appalling” … Double-Living Priests in Glasgow, Not So Much

Editor writes... It's a pity that the Archbishop of Glasgow is not quite so appalled, it seems, by the information I passed to him recently, about a stack of double-living priests in the Archdiocese of Glasgow - his priests, who are making a living out of the Church while enjoying their "lives on the side",...

Feast of Corpus Christi: Celebrating The Body, Blood, Soul & Divinity of Christ in the Eucharist…

Ecce Panis Angelorum, factus cibus viatorum; vere panis filiorum, non mittendus canibus Behold the Bread of Angels, become the food of the pilgrims: truly the bread of the sons, which cannot be thrown to the dogs. In figuris praesignatur, cum Isaac immolater, Agnus Paschae deputatur, datur manna patribus  It is pre-signified in types, when Isaac is brought to...

Are Christians Who Reject Truth…Christians?

Our American blogger, RCA Victor writes...    [Below] a powerful article from the owner of Gab (free speech platform) about Christians who reject truth. The writer is a Protestant, I believe, though he attended a Jesuit college in Pennsylvania.  Christians who reject truth?  Hmmmm, sounds familiar…. Extract below... Men are men. Women are women. A man cannot become a...

Child Abuse Or Fun? When Should We Intervene?

Conflicting Online comments... 1.You sound like man who’s upset with Elvis Presley in the 1950s Go back to the 50s, Greg Kelly!!!! 2.Should have arrested all the sickos for sexual abuse of children. Editor asks... Where does your vote go  - #1?  #2 ? And do you admire Greg Kelly - and the "1,000" others who phoned the police -...

June: Month of the Sacred Heart – And Pride in Sin… Why The Ongoing Silence From Church?

From Mail Online... Pride parades pose little risk of spreading monkeypox because most transmission is linked to 'enclosed spaces' such as nightclubs, a World Health Organization adviser has hinted. Andy Seale, from the agency's department for HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, said in a briefing yesterday there was no 'enhanced risk' of transmission at the annual celebrations. Many cases have...

Happy Feast of the Queenship of Our Lady!

Editor writes...  I was delighted to read the following comment over at the YouTube channel - because, I, too, attended the Convent of Mercy secondary school in Garnethill... We sang this Hymn every day in May at Garnethill Convent (Glasgow) and wore blue ribbons with a Medal of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary....

Cardinal Sodano Dead – Jesus Mercy, Mary Help!

Editor writes... A reader emailed this news:  The enemy of Fatima, and all-round nasty piece of work has died... From Gloria TV... Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 94, has died in Rome (May 27). The elderly cardinal, born in November 1927 in Isola d'Asti, northern Italy, had been in poor health from various ailments and had suffered a recent...

Church Decline – Laity to Blame… Really?

Editor writes... It is worth reflecting on the above short video discussion in the context of this assessment of the pontificate of Pope Francis I, asking... do we really want the next conclave to elect a Francis II ?  And is it fair - or even possible - to blame the laity for the current...

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...