All posts by Kevin Edward White

Prayers answered: Diocese of Providence sees decades-high number of new seminarians

By Perry West, Catholic News Agency, Aug 6, 2020 The Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, is welcoming eight new seminarians this year - the highest number of incoming seminarians in nearly four decades. “Some great news to share: The Providence Diocese is welcoming 8 new seminarians this... read more

Doctors warn birth control pill may increase risk of blood clots from COVID-19

The authors suggest there may be a chance that risk of blood clots and strokes for pregnant women and those using the pill or hormone replacement therapy is heightened by the virus. By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, Aug 5, 2020 - 4:05 pm EST PORTLAND, Maine, August 5, 2020... read more

US bishop: AOC calling St. Damien white supremacist ‘crazy, outrageous, insulting’

Bishop Robert Barron took Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task, calling her accusation 'a colossally misguided attack on this enormously important figure.' By Doug Mainwaring, LifeNews, August 3, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C., August 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — After U.S. House member Alexandria... read more

There Is No Common Faith in God Shared by Catholics and Muslims

FSSPX.News, August 3, 2020 On June 4, 2020, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, made a declaration, published by LifeSiteNews, on the Abu Dhabi Document signed on February 4, 2019 by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb. Here is the... read more

Crucifix in Managua cathedral torched in ‘hatred of the Church’

The Catholic community in Nicaragua is left deeply wounded after a man destroys a crucifix in Managua’s cathedral with a petrol bomb. By Vatican News August 1, 2020 Cardinal Leopoldo José Brenes, Archbishop of Managua, has described an attack on the city’s Catholic cathedral as “an... read more

Abuse victims say Archdiocese of New Orleans must reveal ‘secret’

WDSU Digital, July 31, 2020 Local victims of Catholic clergy abuse want to see investigation records the Archdiocese of New Orleans has shared with the Vatican. Members of the Survivors Network of those Abuse by Priests (SNAP) held a news conference Friday at Notre Dame Seminary, where area... read more

What’s at stake if Catholic schools don’t open in the fall

By Tim Huelskamp, Washington Examiner, July 29, 2020 Catholic schools in America comprise the largest parochial school system in the world. They have been in existence even before our nation’s founding. They have built an unparalleled legacy of academic excellence, promoted racial and ethnic... read more

10,000 child deaths per month due to coronavirus-linked mass hunger, food shortages

‘The repercussions of the pandemic are causing more harm to children than the disease itself,’ said the head of UNICEF. By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite News, July 30, 2020 Over 10,000 children are now dying each month due to the economic disruption that COVID-19 restrictions have imposed... read more

Physician assisted suicides double in Canada

By Christine Rousselle, Catholic News Aency, July 30, 2020 (CNA).- The number of Canadians killed by physician-assisted suicide nearly doubled between 2017 and 2019, according to a report released by the Canadian government. More than a third of those who opted for “medical assistance in... read more

Pope Francis’s Silence on Xinjiang Speaks Volumes

By Benedict Rogers, foreign Policy, July 29, 2020 A pope dedicated to human rights has said nothing on China, thanks to a secret deal with Beijing. This month, the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews wrote a most courageous letter to the Chinese ambassador in... read more

The Real Work of Parenting a Rare Girl

The therapists who saw my daughter with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome as ‘abnormal’ missed the light in her eyes—and a deep lesson about love By Heather Lanier, WSJ, July 23, 2020 When I was first pregnant in 2011, I went above and beyond the prenatal guidelines to make what I thought was... read more

China Suspected of Hacking the Vatican Ahead of Negotiations

MY TIME IN PRISON

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Catholic music publisher vows investigation into Haas as allegations mount