By Rod Dreher, American Conservative, December 2, 2020 You might have heard about the case of Father George Rutler, the conservative celebrity Catholic priest who has stepped away from his pulpit at his Manhattan parish pending the conclusion of a police investigation. Catholic News Agency... read more
Cardinal George Pell has spoken of his surprise at the apparent extent of “criminality” involved in recent Vatican financial scandals. CNA Staff, Catholic News Agency, November 30, 2020 Speaking in an interview with Associated Press Monday, the cardinal, who led the Vatican’s... read more
By Ben Shapiro, Daily Signal, December 2, 2020 On Nov. 22, 2020, New York Times columnist Charles Blow unleashed one of the most bizarre tweets in recent memory. “Stop doing gender reveals,” he stated. “They’re not cute; they’re violent. All we know before a child is born is their... read more
Victoria Bench, QB
“It is highly unlikely that a child aged 13 or under would be competent to give consent to the administration of puberty blockers,” three senior U.K. judges say. Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Signal, December 02, 2020 A United Kingdom high court ruled Tuesday that children under the age of... read more
By Jazmine Ulloa, Boston Globe Staff, November 28, 2020 WASHINGTON — On the morning of one of the most consequential days in his life, and maybe the nation’s history, too, Joe Biden attended Mass at the unassuming Roman Catholic church near his Delaware home. The trip wasn’t a... read more
By Fr. Jerry Pokorsky, Catholic Culture, November 30, 2020 Students of Catholic moral teaching discover what the most simple of faithful Catholics intuitively know. There is an impressive, coherent, logical unity to God’s law as we know it through Church teaching. Failures of vigilance and... read more
By James Griffiths, CNN, November 25, 2020 Hong Kong (CNN)Foreign religious groups and worshipers could be the latest targets of a growing crackdown on organized religion in China under President Xi Jinping. Draft rules published this week by the Ministry of Justice call for new restrictions... read more
Church-goers wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus lineup outside the Notre-Dame-des-Champs church in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020.
French churches, mosques and synagogues can open their doors again to worshippers - but only a few of them, as France cautiously starts reopening after a second virus lockdown. Some churches may defy the 30-person limit they feel as too unreasonable, and other sites may stay closed until they can... read more
Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, November 30, 2020 | 11:08AM WASHINGTON, DC A newly-elected pro-life Congressman is starting a new group of pro-life conservative member of Congress to take on the radically pro-abortion Squad headed up by socialist Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria... read more
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington
By: Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service, November 24, 2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As Washington’s new cardinal and with a Catholic soon to be living in the White House, Cardinal-designate Wilton D. Gregory said he hopes to collaborate where possible while respectfully pointing out where... read more
By Prior Michael Brunner O.S.B., Portsmouth Abbey, November 28, 2020 Welcome to Advent… a nice Latin word meaning something like “the arrival.” It also has the connotation of looking forward. So now is the Church’s season of Advent, which looks forward to Christmas. And in that... read more
An imagining of the landing of the Pilgrims on Plymouth Rock in 1620.