By Patrick, Laurence, Crisis,July 8, 2020 The story of the American founding usually begins in the East. In that account, we speak of the War of Independence, the establishment of the American republic, and prominent founding fathers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. However, there... read more
By Hannah Brockhaus, Catholic News Agency, February 27, 2020 In a message Thursday, Pope Francis criticized placing so much importance on Church programs that the essential teachings of the faith are lost. The pope also said a priest’s agreement with such initiatives should not be the... read more
[Mr. J. P. De Gance will be the featured speaker at the March 13, 2020, Catholic Citizens Monthly Forum Luncheon. Reserve your seat HERE. Our luncheons commence at 11:45 a.m., at the Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson, Chicago, IL. Please note that the Union League Club requires business... read more
CNA, December 30, 2019 Pope Francis has promoted an African bishop known for his emphasis on family, community, and traditional values. In an announcement released on Monday, the Holy See Press Office confirmed that the pope has named Bishop Andrew Nkea Fuanya as the new Archbishop of Bamenda in... read more
May 2020 be a year full of grace for everyone. We’ll all need it. By George Weigel, December 31, 2019 During and after the grim martial law period in the early 1980s, many freedom-minded Poles would greet each other on Jan. 1 with a sardonic wish: “May the new year be better than you... read more
Author with Fulani men in Nigeria.
Fulani raiders ‘are Islamic extremists of a new stripe, more or less linked with Boko Haram,’ but present throughout Nigeria. By Bernard-Henri Lévy, WSJ, Dec. 20, 2019 5:16 pm ET A slow-motion war is under way in Africa’s most populous country. It’s a massacre of Christians, massive... read more
By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, December 19, 2019 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso- Extremist attacks have risen dramatically in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, from 180 incidents in 2017 to more than 800 violent attacks in 2019, according to the Center for Strategic and International... read more
By Eduardo J. Echeverria, Catholic Thing, November 25, 2019 Note: Professor Echeverria examines – and rejects – an attitude all too common in the Church today, even at the highest levels: that our mode of evangelization should be more accompanying people than proposing truth – which... read more
Leonardo Boff with the future and current Pope Francis (circled)
By Maika Hickson, LifeSite News, September 9, 2019 In recent weeks, there has been much discussion among solicitous Catholics about one of the inspirers of the upcoming October 6-27 Pan-Amazon Synod, Leonardo Boff. He is one of the founders of Liberation Theology and a co-author of Laudato Si,... read more
by Jon Brown, Washington Examiner, September 06, 2019 The evangelical brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg called on him to "repent" for using the Bible to justify late-term abortion and claimed the presidential candidate is "weaponizing" Christian teachings to promote a false religion. Glezman... read more
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Belém do Pará, Brazil, Catholic News Agency, August 21, 2019 A long-time missionary bishop of the Amazon River delta has said that the working document for an upcoming synod of bishops on the region does not address the actual problems faced by the Church in the region. Bishop José Luis... read more
Pope Francis is greeted by a member of an indigenous group from the Amazon region Peru, January 19, 2018.
Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst.
Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga (Honduras)