THVRSDAY EDITION

Before & After: Holy Comforter Church, Charlottesville, Virginia . . .here is another ‘before & after’ coming this time from Holy Comforter in Charlottesville, Virginia, executed by Erik Bootsma Architecture.  Holy Comforter’s previous sanctuary arrangement would look odd to anyone who

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ICK Ordinations 2013

VVEDNESDAY EXTRA

58 French Dioceses have No Ordinations This Year . . .Traditionalist priests now account for 20% of ordinations in all of France. . . from the Catholic Herald Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Bishops’ Support for Open Borders Hides

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VVEDNESDAY EDITION

The St. Gallen Mafia’s “LGBT” Youth Synod . . .October’s youth synod is about finishing the old business of the St. Gallen mafia.  It will mark four years since Archbishop Bruno Forte crafted a manipulated synodal report on the “precious support” found in

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TVESDAY EDITION

Will This Catholic Mom of 7 Be the Newest Supreme Court Justice? . . .only 46 years old, a faithful Catholic, 2 adopted children from Haiti, a law professor from the University of Notre Dame, brilliant. . . by Joan

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MONDAY EDITION

Quæritur: Hypothetically, Can a Pope Dogmatically Teach Heresy? Fr. Z Speculates . . .so, what if a putative Pope says. . . what’s a really trendy name. . . Pope Logan (the second Jesuit to be elected) . . .

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SVNDAY EDITION

Saint Gregory of Nyssa’s Amazing Explanation for the Eucharist . . .let’s take a step back for a moment.  Why the Eucharist in the first place?  Why did God ordain this as the summit of the sacraments to which we

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SATVRDAY EDITION:

Fr. James Martin & the Question of the Kiss . . .the problem with James Martin’s crusade is not just that he is leading young men & women astray with his statements about homosexuality.  It is also that he gives

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FRIDAY EDITION

The Neglected Root of the Church Sex-Abuse Scandal . . .“Unless proven otherwise, there is no reason to believe that homosexual priests are any less likely to keep their promises of celibacy than heterosexual ones,” wrote Father James Martin, a

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Are These the True Faces of Saint Peter & Saint Paul? . . .archaeologists have known about this cubicle since 1720, but the icons were completely covered by a thick layer of lime, which made it impossible to detect that

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The Next U.S. Supreme Court Justice Edition

17 Eye-Opening Tweets as Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement . . .experts, pundits & official Twitter accounts offered a range of views.  They discuss the retirement of Justice Kennedy, the process moving forward & what’s at stake. . . by Josh

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Free at Last: From Dominican ‘Catholic’ College to a True Catholic College . . .I’ve been in “the academy” since I arrived as a freshman at Princeton in 1977.  It’s more than forty years now, & in that time I’ve

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VVEDNESDAY LATE EXTRA

Civil War III? . . .the Left has long adopted the tactics of shouting down adversaries & engaging in street thuggery.  Not all Leftists approve of such tactics, but, as perusing almost any Leftist website demonstrates, Leftist activists cheer on

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VVEDNESDAY EDITION

‘I Want Vengeance,’ Said The Christian-Hater . . .Maddux: It’s reached a point for me where I am actually Happy when someone who is Christian or Republican Suffers.  I didn’t use to be like that.  But in the age of Trump, it

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TVESDAY EXTRA

Keeping Anti-Catholics Off-Balance . . .[a] statement that could be regarded as misogynistic, anti-Semitic, or homophobic would haunt a speaker for years, & could conceivably destroy a public career.  Yet there is one massive exception to this rule, namely, that

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TVESDAY EDITION

After Cardinal McCarrick’s Fall, We Need to Make Bishops More Accountable . . .without a broader appointment process, & a better complaints system, there will be more scandals like this one. . . by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Ph.D., of Catholic

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The Priestly Homosexual Abuse Scandal in Pennsylvania: The Media Scramble to Unearth a Bombshell Report . . .in newspapers across Pennsylvania, many Sunday editorial pages were filled with angry protests against the Catholic Church & the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.  The reason. . . by

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

Philip Pullella (& Reuters) Create Fake News, Pit Pope Francis Against President Trump . . .this is one of the worst examples I’ve seen of selective reporting, in order to change the narrative (aka “fake news”), since the head of

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SVNDAY EDITION

5 Books that Walked Me Back to the Faith . . .Crossing the Tiber.  Journey Home.  Coming Home.  However you label that decision to go all in on Catholicism, the process is never without heartbreak & loss.  After falling in

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SATVRDAY EXTRA

These Products, Cosmetics & Vaccines Made Using Cells From Aborted Babies . . .Children of God for Life released a new list that informs consumers about products that are made or tested with cells from aborted babies. . . by Micaiah Bilger

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SATVRDAY EDITION

If ‘Everybody Knew’ about Cardinal McCarrick, the Corruption Runs Deep . . .now, at last, we know, too, that complaints had been lodged against the cardinal.  These complaints, we are told, did not involve minors—& that’s all we are told about the

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FRIDAY EDITION

Father James Martin Strikes Again . . .Fr. James Martin once more is promoting mortal sin & embracing same-sex attracted lovers & “affirming” them in their homosexual relationships.  Same-Sex Attracted “married” men, same-sex attracted female partners & parents of same-sex

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The Scandal of Theodore Cardinal McCarrick & Why No Major Media Outed Him . . .numerous journalists – & Catholics – knew that Cardinal McCarrick has been accused of sexual abuse for decades & that he cultivated male seminarians for

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

George Weigel Addresses Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego of His Misconceptions on St. John Paul II . . .homelands & social doctrines. . .St. John Paul II’s recognition of the dynamics of post-Cold War economies was not drawn from

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Homosexual Abuse Allegations Against Theodore Cardinal McCarrick Are ‘Credible’ . . .in the June 20 statement, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York, said the alleged homosexual abuse happened nearly 50 years ago. . . by Elise Harris, of the

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

1968 – A Year When Many in the Church Drank the Poison of the World . . .there was something awful about the year 1968.  50 years later we are still reeling from its effects.  Perhaps we do well to

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Why is Rome Sidelining the Ukrainian Catholics? . . .recent events show growing resentment within the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. . . by Father Raymond J. de Souza, of Catholic Herald Live Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Michael

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TVESDAY MORNING EDITION

Concerning Fr. James Martin Speaking at World Meeting of Families . . .I am astonished.  & I am not astonished. . . by Father John Zuhlsdorf, of Fr. Z’s Blog Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast Rainbow Soccer Jerseys

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MONDAY LATE EDITION

Pope Francis Francis Condemns Abortions & Same-Sex “Marriage” . . .I woke yesterday to the heartening news that Pope Francis had strongly condemned selective abortion & the various attempts to redefine marriage as something other than a life-long commitment between

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Good Food is Not Enough; Regarding the Suicide of Anthony Bourdain . . .I was saddened by the news of the death of Anthony Bourdain, reported as an apparent suicide.  While I’m always surprised & saddened by the news that a

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

The Suicide of Anthony Bourdain, Church Attendance, & The Divine . . .you can save lives with a smile. . . by Father Richard Heilman, of Roman Catholic Man Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast A “Puzzled” & “Surprise” Cardinal

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SVNDAY EDITION

Traditional Catholic Towns in the Ozarks . . .if you’re looking for traditional Catholic towns in the Ozark Mountains, they can be found.  These are villages where the local parish celebrates either the Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form) regularly on Sundays

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