Charity

American priest to Pope: I’m ‘wearied from being scorned and demonized by you’

By Dorothy Cummings McLean  September 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A widely-recognized and respected American priest has responded to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on “young, rigid priests,” saying in a social media post addressed to the Pope that he must “honestly and painfully say... read more

President of Polish Episcopate Issues Statement on LGBT+

Respect for Individuals Cannot Lead to Acceptance of an Ideology PAWEŁ RYTEL-ANDRIANIK, HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE, AUGUST 08, 2019 Respect for specified individuals cannot, however, lead to the acceptance of an ideology that aims to revolutionize social customs and interpersonal... read more

Do Your Children a Favor — Be a Burden on Them

They may very well get to thank you some day — at the Pearly Gates. Vincent Weaver Blog, July 19, 2019 It’s almost cliché. Those of the “Greatest Generation” absolutely, positively do not want to be a “burden” on their children. This generation of people who gave so much for so... read more

For Catholics, Holy Communion must remain at the center of the abortion debate

By Peter Kwasniewski, LifeSiteNews, June 18, 2019 In a statement dated June 2, 2019, Most Reverend Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield, Illnois, made it clear that pro-abortion Catholic politicians are forbidden to approach the Lord in Holy Communion. Because they have violated the most... read more

Cato and St. Paul

By David Carlin, June 14, 2019 We all remember the ancient Roman Cato the Elder and how he was in the habit of concluding every speech he made in the Roman Senate, regardless of the subject matter, with the words, “Carthage, it seems to me, must be destroyed.” Well, it seems to me that... read more

Draft of Vatican’s New Curial Constitution Would Reform Lines of Authority

According to the most current version of Praedicate Evangelium (Preach the Gospel), the authority of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith would be reduced. By Edward Pentin, May. 29, 2019 VATICAN CITY — According to a draft of a new constitution for the Roman Curia, almost... read more

A Leaven In The World… The Pope Is A Catholic

By Fr. Kevin M. Cusick, The Wanderer, May 20, 2019 The Church is in the grip of a frenzy of accusations, some of them rather superficial. It seems we may be in a bit of a correction period after the pendulum of papolatry swung so far during the reign of Pope St. John Paul II. He enjoyed a very... read more

Hannah Arendt, the Covington High School Students, and Charity in our Political Culture

January 30, 2019 By Tiffany Barron, January 30, 2019 In politics, charity requires that we not assume the worst of those we disagree with politically, at least not without substantial proof. Charity is not some fuzzy feeling; it is the principle that motivates people to seek all of the facts... read more

The Screening, Protection, and Crisis Education of Seminarians

By Dr. Richard P. Fitzgibbons, MD, January 17, 2019, Homiletic & Pastoral Review Fr. D. Paul Sullins, PhD, is a married Catholic priest. He was formerly an Episcopal minister and has been blessed with a marriage of 30 years and three children. Fr. Sullins recently retired as a Professor of... read more

Miters and Millstones

By Stephen P. White, November 8, 2018 I once heard a homily on the vocation of priests, which concluded with this challenge to the young men of the parish: “If there’s not at least some part of you that wants to be a priest, then you don’t know what a priest really is.” At the time,... read more

Cash for Commies Edition!

By Michael Hichborn, Lepanto Institute So after Lepanto uncovered $240,000 of Catholic cash going to an organization that helps Planned Parenthood, and another $280,000 to a pro-homosexual, pro-abortion group -- guess who the Catholic bishops gave funding to in Indiana? COMMUNISTS. No --... read more