Articles
October 12, 2016

A Plea To Save Lives and Souls

This is not a political post. It is a moral exhortation, a plea to save human lives and souls! Speaking the Truth should not be a rarity in the pulpits…
Read More
Articles
June 15, 2016

What should Catholics do in response to the Orlando massacre?

The Orlando shootings have already generated a great deal of analysis and commentary (no need for links; just look anywhere). There seems to be confusion about the motivation of the…
Read More
Articles
February 19, 2016

Are We to Admire Unbelievers?

In Anthony Clark’s article on Thomas Merton, I saw no quote from Merton’s works that troubles me as much as these words from Vatican II: Thus, in Hinduism people explore…
Read More
Articles
February 17, 2016

We (Catholics) Have Seen the Light

This luminous painting by French painter Georges de la Tour, a Christmas favorite, actually has an ambiguous subject. While it might seem obvious to identify the figures as the Virgin…
Read More
Asia-PacificNews
November 17, 2015

Priest's body found floating on a river in China

Fr Pedro Yu Heping a Popular webmaster in China that owned a popular site that engaged many Chinese Catholics in China. Fr Pedro Yu Heping was found dead floating in the Fen…
Read More
NewsUSA
October 21, 2015

Pope’s approval rating in the US rises following September visit

90 per cent of American Catholics now say they view Pope Francis favourably A Marist Poll survey commissioned by the Knights of Columbus found Pope Francis’ favourability made significant gains…
Read More
Asia-PacificNews
October 20, 2015

Aid workers assess areas hit by typhoon as Philippines hit with more rain

Relief effort hampered by struggle to communicate with some parts of the typhoon-hit region in the north of the country Catholic relief workers were on their way to a typhoon-stricken…
Read More
EuropeNews
October 6, 2015

Ukrainian Catholic leader demands more help from the Vatican

'The time for cautious diplomacy is at an end,' Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk has said The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church has urged the Vatican to show greater support for…
Read More
NewsUSA
September 22, 2015

Ofsted does not treat Catholic schools fairly, says education body

The complaint by the Catholic Education Service is in a written submission to the House of Commons Education Committee Ofsted inspectors are “unfairly influenced” by “inaccurate presumptions about Catholic schools”…
Read More