Civil Disobedience, Catholic

America’s New State-Run Church

By Fay Voshell For what seems an eternity, one of the ongoing accusations leveled by secularists against Christians and the Church was that Christians kept their heads in the clouds.  Believers have been told they have been too heavenly minded to be any earthly good, that they needed to be... read more
Father Bryce Evans waits to hear confession at the drive-up confession site of St. Maron's Maronite Catholic Church in Minneapolis on March 30.

The First Amendment Faithful

Minnesota’s Governor courts a legal defeat over his church lockdown. By The Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal, May 20, 2020 Father Bryce Evans waits to hear confession at the drive-up confession site of St. Maron's Maronite Catholic Church in Minneapolis on March 30. PHOTO: JIM... read more

ABP. VIGANÒ: THE FAITHFUL AND PRIESTS ARE RIGHT TO FEEL ABANDONED

By Marco Tosatti, Stilum Curiae, April 29, 2020    'Bishops, you are accountable for souls who die without the sacraments' April 29, 2020 - feast of Saint Catherine of Siena Marco Tosatti: Your Excellency, the latest decree of Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has disregarded the... read more

The Long, Strange Road to a Catholic America

By Charles Coulombe, Crisis, Apriul 29, 2020 There is a great deal of division among Catholics across the globe today regarding the way in which the hierarchy have dealt with the pandemic. Some feel that by closing churches and forbidding the Sacraments to the faithful, those bishops who have done... read more
A Nicaraguan demonstrator protesting President Daniel Ortega's government at Central American University in Managua. (CNS photo/Oswaldo Rivas, Reuters)

Jesuit provincials demand end to Nicaraguan harassment

By David Agren, Daily Pilot, February 10, 2020 MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Jesuit provincials have demanded that Nicaraguan authorities end a "campaign of slander and aggressions" against the Jesuit-run Central American University in Managua and its rector, Jesuit Father Jose Alberto Idiaquez, "as... read more

Mob enters Managua cathedral, attacks hunger strikers, damages property

by David Agren, Catholic News Service, November 19, 2019 MEXICO CITY — A pro-government mob entered the cathedral in Managua, Nicaragua, damaging property, attacking hunger strikers inside the building and jostling a priest and nun. Independent media reported police stood by idly as the... read more
Alexander Tschugguel, Austria

The Man Who Threw the Pachamama Idols into the Tiber Reveals His Identity

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, November 4, 2019 In a video released this morning, a young Austrian Catholic man named Alexander Tschugguel identifies himself as “the guy who threw the Pachamama idols into the river Tiber.” “But now, two weeks later, one week after the Amazon synod. We... read more