Catholic persecution

Notre Dame divided on nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court?

By Ellie Gardey, The College Fix, September 28, 2020 Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an alumna and a current professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, but students, faculty members, and alumni of the university are divided over her nomination to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s... read more

President Trump Promises To Nominate New Supreme Court Justice “Without Delay”

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, September 1, 2020 President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will nominate a new Supreme Court justice to replace recently-deceased pro-abortion Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “without delay.” “We were put in this position of power and importance to make... read more

Are bishops who punish priests for speaking against Democratic party betraying the faith?

LaCrosse priest Father James Altman faces Church penalties for saying ‘You can't be a Catholic and a Democrat’ By Mary Ann Kreitzer, LifeSite News, September 14, 2020 The City of God has a problem, a big problem. Many of those charged with protecting and defending her have gone over... read more

Why ‘reproductive justice’ is a false choice for Catholics

By Brittany Clingen Carl September 3, 2020 WASHINGTON MARCH FOR LIFE A pro-life sign is displayed during the 2019 annual March for Life rally in Washington. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) In a recent National Catholic Reporter editorial, NCR columnist Jamie Manson attempts to make the case that... read more

What Catholics Need to Know About Islam

BY WILLIAM KILPATRICK, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 Nothing facilitates jihad like ignorance of Islam. And since there is so much ignorance, jihad has been spreading rapidly. But we don’t seem to notice. We hear scattered reports about the persecution of Christians in Nigeria, Egypt, Pakistan, and Iran.... read more

Substitutes for Thought

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, August 22, 2020 “Liberalism reduces Christianity to slogans; slogans are a substitute for thought.” That’s how Dartmouth College English professor and National Review editor the late Jeffrey Hart, my revered teacher and friend, thus categorized the... read more

Catholic historian: If Cdl. Zen rightly criticizes Vatican Ostpolitik, why not ‘catastrophic’ Vatican II?

‘The Ostpolitik that Cardinal Zen criticizes, is, in fact, fruit of the Second Vatican Council. This is historical evidence that does not admit denials.’ By Roberto de Mattei August 21, 2020 (Rorate Caeli) — Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is an eminent prelate who sincerely loves his... read more

The Cultural Revolution and Us

By Bevil Bramwell, OMI, August 2, 2020 The United States is currently going through its own version of China’s Cultural Revolution, including rampaging mobs, hell-bent on the destruction of property and historical artifacts. These disturbances have obscured the sometimes quite legitimate... 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

China Suspected of Hacking the Vatican Ahead of Negotiations

Researchers said that the network intrusions took place ahead of talks to renew a “provisional agreement” between the Holy See and China, which was sealed in 2018 and expires in September. Catholic News Agency, July 29,2020 VATICAN CITY — State-sponsored hackers have reportedly... read more

SAN GABRIEL MISSION FIRE ‘JUSTIFIED’?

Mission spokesperson asserts 'right' to set buildings aflame by Martina Moyski  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  July 22, 2020    SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (ChurchMilitant.com) - A spokesperson for California's San Gabriel Arcángel Mission reportedly told a fellow... read more

Rome’s Shame in China