Tag - conscience

Australia: Brave Benedictine Priest on Covid Vaccines – Sermon “Not Political, It Is Pastoral” …

Editor writes... Our some-time blogger in USA, Marinaio emails as follows:  I think I’ve mentioned that our daughter Stephanie is married to an Aussie and lives in Canberra, Australia.  She had gone to a retreat in New South Wales recently, run by the Benedictines of Notre Dame monastery in Tasmania.  She was very impressed by the...

Family Unity… At All Costs?

The central place of the family in society is clearly taught in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Issues surrounding the ideal of family unity is in the news this week, due to the resignation of the Prime Minister's brother, Jo Johnson, who is both a Member of Parliament and a Government minister.  Headlines like this...

Cardinal Newman – To Be Canonised in October – Traditionalist or Liberal?

From the "liberal" - i.e. anti-Catholic - Tablet, the following predictable commentary:  "...Given the context, it is appropriate that the English priest will be declared a saint by a pope who has sought to implement Vatican II, and during the synod of bishops assembly on the Amazon, a structure established by Paul VI as the...

Jacob Rees-Mogg – A Catholic Hero?

Comment: Apart from making it crystal clear that it is not possible for a fully believing Catholic to play a leading role in UK politics, let alone achieve Leader of a Party and become Prime Minister - even one as "liberal" ("who am I to judge") as Jacob Rees-Mogg - what else do we learn...

Must Catholics Reject Halal Meat?

Click on the picture to read a newspaper report about the sale of Halal meat in UK shops. This issue has been the subject of recent news reports and radio and TV discussions. Blogger, Christina, submitted the following article for discussion, from a  Catholic perspective... The UK operates under European Union rules which normally require stunning before animal...