COMMENTARY: The papal response to this question, as first answered by Benedict and then by Francis as shown during his visit to Iraq, indicates both continuity in substance and a difference in style. By Fr. Raymond J. De Souza, National Catholic Register, March 12, 2021 At the heart of the... read more
CNA Staff, Nov 2, 2020 After a Catholic religious sister was attacked on a bus, police have arrested a 19-year-old Afghan, according to police in the Austrian state of Styria. The attack came among a spate of anti-Catholic attacks and demonstrations in Austria. Between 30 and 50 young... read more
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
French Jews protest anti-Semitic violence in Paris.
By Cnaan Liphshiz, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, December 31, 2020 An appeals court ruling that a man who killed a Jewish woman in her home while shouting Quranic verses is unfit to stand trial is prompting outraged reactions from French Jews who fear it sets a dangerous precedent that will... read more
By Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, December 27, 2019 Ten Christians were beheaded and one other was shot dead by an ISIS-linked group in Nigeria in an act designed to coincide with Christmas. A video recorded before the execution in the war-torn state of Borno shows a group of 12 men and... 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 William Kilpatrick, The Catholic Thing, December 14, 2019 [ Our Catholic Citizens Forum Luncheon on October 11, 2019 featured William Kilpatrick. The subject of his talk was "Catholics, Islam, and the Risks of Complacency."--Ed.] John Cornwell’s 1999 smear of Pius XII, Hitler’s Pope,... read more
By Diane Montagna ROME, December 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — In a statement difficult to reconcile with Scripture and Tradition, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has claimed on behalf of the Catholic Church that anyone who says Judas Iscariot is in hell... read more
By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, December 9, 2019 In the latest sign of the importance Pope Francis attributes to his contentious Abu Dhabi interreligious initiative, he has now united with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Mosque in Egypt, Ahmed el-Tayeb, in petitioning the United Nations to declare... read more
Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, Dec 5, 2019 / 12:09 am (CNA).- Following the death of more than a dozen Christians in a church shooting over the weekend, a Burkina Faso bishop said Western governments have a responsibility to stop the flow of weapons to militants in the region. Kientega argued that... read more
The Cathedral of Saint-Alain in Lavaur, France: Inside, repairs to recent vandalism of a Gothic structure there 700 years.
Fr. Pfleger and Rev. Farrakhan