Day: November 8, 2018

THVRSDAY EVENING EDITION

St. Gertrude & Purgatory (Credit: ChurchPOP)/Public Domain

Does This Ancient Prayer Release 1,000 Souls from Purgatory? Here’s the Astonishing Truth

. . .St. Gertrude the Great, a German mystic, theologian, & nun, said that Jesus told her that the following prayer releases “a vast number of souls from purgatory” each time it is said. . .

from ChurchPOP

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Jesuits Against Focolarini, Beatification of Chiara Lubich in Doubt – Sandro Magister, Settimo. . .
Are You a Schismatic If You Disagree with the Pope (e.g., Cardinal Burke)? – Steve Ray, DofCF
Asia Bibi: Pakistan’s Test Case – John Pontifex, Catholic Herald
Is Celibacy Really Superior to Marriage? – J.P. Nunez, Catholic Exchange
The Prodigal Daughter – Kat Larson, Ignitum Today
Red China: Nothing Changes, 4 Catholic Priests Arrested – Marco Respinti, Bitter Winter
Who’s In Charge of a Diocese When There’s No Bishop? – Cathy Caridi J.C.L., Canon Law Made. . .
In Red China, the Price for Faith: Beaten, Homeless, & Penniless – Jiang Tao, Bitter Winter
Difficult Moral Questions: May I Invest in Cannabis? – E. Christian Brugger Ph.D., NC Register
Catholic Mother Asia Bibi Moved From Prison to Islamabad Amid Death Threats – NC Register
What Are Gregorian Masses for the Dead? – Philip Kosloski, Aleteia
The Everyday Costs of Discipleship – Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange
The Thanksgiving Turkey Theory of Education – Edvard Lorkovic, Crisis Magazine
2018 Midterms: Catholic Vote Split, Pro-Life Amendments Adopted – Ch. Rousselle, NC Register
Promises Worth Sharing; A Book Review – Pete Socks, Catholic Stand
White House Announces New Conscience Exemptions for Contraceptive Mandate – Cthlc Herald
How to Fundraise, Without the Heavy Lifting – Brice Sokolowski, CatholicFundraiser.net
Know Thyself Part IV: Love One Another – Christian Daru, Catholic Stand
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SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: THVRSDAY EDITION

Lorenzo Cardinal Baldisseri & Pope Francis at the Synod 2018 (Credit: nhathothaiha.net)

New Charges of Homosexuality in the Church, But the Pope is Silent & Blames “Clericalism”

. . .at the closing of the synod on Saturday, October 27, Jorge Mario Bergoglio once again identified the “Great Accuser,” Satan, as the ultimate author of the accusations unleashed against him, the pope, in order to strike out in reality against “Mother Church”. . .

by Sandro Magister

of Settimo Cielo

via L’Espresso

Miters & Millstones – Stephen P. White, The Catholic Thing
Catholic Agencies Closely Monitor Giving After Clergy Sex Abuse Shock – D. Sadowski, Crux
Former U.S. Nuncio Admits Hearing Rumors of McCarrick Misconduct in 1994 – Catholic Herald
Donatism & Pennsylvania: How an Ancient Controversy Can Help Us Today – Fr. Pt. Briscoe O.P.
When Men of the Cloth Do Wicked Things – Filip Mazurczak, The Catholic Thing
Youngstown Bishop Releases Names of Clergy Credibly Accused of Abuse – P. Sheehan, Crux
Little Rock Diocese Receives 26 More Clergy Abuse Reports – A.P. via Crux
Amid Lawsuit, Firm Publishes List of California Priests Accused of Abuse – J. McKeown, NCRgstr
How My Husband & I are Talking to Our Kids About the Problems in the Church – Mary Jo Gerd
When the Church is Silent, We Incur Guilt before God – W. Ross Blackburn Ph.D., the Human. . .
Pray for Our Holy Priests, & for God to Give Us More Men Like Them – B. Heldt, NC Register
Weathering the Storm in the Church – Mary Jo Gerd, We’re Late For Church
Diocese of Jalandhar Won’t Fund Defense for Bishop Franco Mulakkal Accused of Rape – CHerald
Buffalo Diocese Expands List of Credibly Accused Clerics – J. McKeown, National Cthlc Register
Amid Abuse Lawsuits, Guam Archdiocese to File for Bankruptcy – CNA via Catholic Herald
D.C. Attorney General Announces Abuse Investigation – Ed Condon J.C.L., CNA via NC Register
Chile Abuse Survivors say Pope’s Iron Fist Offers a Glimmer of Hope – Inés San Martín, Crux
Alaska Catholic Official Orders Sexual Misconduct Review – Rachel D’Oro, A.P. via Crux
U.S. Attorney for D.C. Announces Federal Hotline for Victims of Clergy Sex Abuse – NC Register
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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Trans Rights (Credit: Mercator from Facebook)

. . .in a surprising move, ‘The Economist’ expresses grave reservations. . .

Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
A Note on the Other Kind of Schism – Edward N. Peters J.C.D. J.D., In the Light of the Law

Every Red State Democratic Who Voted Against Justice Kavanaugh Was Defeated – Chris White
Against Moralistic Therapeutic Totalitarianism – Rod Dreher
The Lourdes Miracle That Brought a Nobel Prize-winning Doctor to Faith – Lin. Rudegeair, Aleteia
The Bishop Who Reaped a Hundred-Fold – Catholic News Agency via The Catholic World Report

Mitre & Gloves of Bishop Karol Józef Wojtyła
What Mary Can Teach Us About Death – Jeannie Ewing, Catholic Exchange
Food, Sex, God, & Nature – Marty Dybicz, Catholic Stand
The Truth of What It Is to Be Human – Sofia Abasolo, Catholic Stand
How To Style Yourself When Your Size Is Changing – Meghan Ashley Styling (Catholic)
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