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Pope Calls For Action To “Save The Planet”; Silent On Saving The Faith

In what I believe was probably a very rare exercise in sarcasm, blogger, Athanasius, emailed me the other day to say that he was greatly looking forward to the new encyclical, adding "Ireland has just officially apostatised from the Faith and the Pope's  writing about the environment.  Things are truly bad!" Quite.  The Church is falling apart...

What is YOUR “Personality Type”?

The other day, a family member was telling me about a "personality test" that enables us to work out to which "type" of personality (out of four possible categories) we belong.  The test is here   However, when I completed the test earlier today I came out as "nervous melancholic" and when I looked at the results, absolutely everything...

Year of Mercy: What About Us?

Given this report of a full pardon to be granted to everyone involved in procuring and providing abortions to mark the Year of Mercy, we call upon Pope Francis to abandon his opposition to Catholic Tradition and to order all priests around the world to provide Traditional Latin Masses in every parish, to mark...

Dangerous Green Encyclical Ready

   Summary Francis’s encyclical is expected to call for action on climate change  The pope has said he believes climate change is largely man-made A widely read Italian Catholic writer warns that action on climate change could lead to population control He cited Catholic doctrine that every life is sacred and cannot be sacrificed, even to save...

Support This Brave Archbishop…

Background:   San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, well-known for his uncompromising defense of orthodox Catholic teaching and pro-life and pro-family values, urgently needs your help! Gay activists, politicians and dissident Catholics have launched an all-out media attack campaign against the archbishop after he recently announced that he wants to codify a long-standing, commonsense expectation that Catholic...

Is The UK Population Thick?

Question Time is a TV forum for debate broadcast UK-wide from different locations on  BBC1 on Thursdays, after the 10pm news. I try to watch it, and manage to see it most weeks.  However, I find I'm watching it more and more merely to marvel at the sheer predictability of both questions, answers and the inevitable...

Assisted Suicide Bill: Protest in Edinburgh

Legal experts and the police said a law allowing assisted suicide in Scotland needed more clarity in order to remove the risk of someone being prosecuted. There is a "fine line" between assisting someone killing themselves and an act of euthanasia which could result in criminal charges, MSPs heard. The plans, contained in a backbench bill,...

UK: Free Speech and Conscience RIP…

"Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it"   (Albert Einstein) Tell that to the highest court in the UK where the right of conscience NOT to participate in any way in the killing of unborn babies has been denied.  Click on photo (left) to read the details in the case of the two Glasgow (Catholic) midwives...