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Bishop Schneider praises Voice of the Family’s new, free, online Catholic catechism course

The bishop praised the traditional method of learning by memorization, a technique employed in the online course, and he urged families to revive this method of learning, which is so beneficial for committing the Faith to heart. By Michael Haynes, LifeSite News, October 20, 2020 OUR... read more

Churches Win Federal Court Decision Against Two Of State’s COVID-19 Mandates

By Logan SmithOctober 20, 2020 DENVER (CBS4) – In what was called a victory for religious freedom, a federal court judge’s decision Thursday means congregants at Colorado churches will no longer be required to wear masks or limit their numbers as required by the governor of Colorado’s... read more

Vatican and China Renew Deal Over Appointment of Bishops

The Vatican also offered a lengthy defense of the agreement, saying that “processes for new episcopal appointments are underway, some at an early stage, others at an advanced stage.” Edward Pentin Blog, October 22, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Holy See has announced it has renewed its... read more

Pope Francis Calls for Civil Union Law for Same-Sex Couples, in Shift From Vatican Stance?

The film chronicles the approach of Pope Francis to pressing social issues, and to pastoral ministry among those who live, in the words of the pontiff, “on the existential peripheries.” Catholic News Agency, Vatican, October 21, 2020 ROME — In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in... read more

TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL ONLY IN STATE SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME SEMINAR

THAT ENCOURAGES ‘DIALOGUE BETWEEN SCIENCE AND RELIGION IN CATHOLIC EDUCATION’ The all-girls high school was one of 20 schools in the country chosen by the prestigious university to learn teaching methods which challenge the idea that science and Catholicism are in conflict. Trinity High... read more

Scientists Criticize Lockdown Strategy in Great Barrington Declaration

By Tony Perkins & Joshua Arnold, October 14, 2020 "In March we panicked," said Dr. Jay Bhattacharya. "Not just in America, the world panicked and threw out the old plan." Dr. Bhattacharya teaches medicine at Stanford University, where he researches the health and well-being of vulnerable... read more

Beijing elected to the Human Rights Council

10/14/2020, 11.01CHINA - UN     Humanitarian organizations had called for its exclusion. Chinese accused of repressing ethnic minorities and democratic activists. Beijing defeated Saudi Arabia for the seat. Now the United Nations body is 60% composed of countries that do not respect the... read more

US Bishops Caught Funding Network Stumping for Biden’s Election

NEWS PROVIDED BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, Lepanto Institute, Oct. 14, 2020 WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2020 /Christian Newswire/ -- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has been caught providing millions of dollars to a network of community organizers that are directly involved in an... read more

Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court. As recently as 2004, the [Democrat Party] platform was calling for... read more

In new encyclical, Pope Francis seems to promote religious indifferentism

When writing in the eighth chapter on fraternal relations among religions, Pope Francis endorses a sense that all religions are good and even can 'witness to God.' By Maike Hickson, LifeSite News, October 5, 2020 Pope Francis, in his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti, makes statements that seem... read more
A woman with a baby in a village in southern Yunnan, China, November 2018.

Ethnic villages in China’s south warned not to convert to Christianity