MONDAY MORNING EDITION

Seven Quick Takeaways on the Creation of 14 New Cardinals . . .arguably, no single thing any pope ever does is more consequential than choosing the cardinals who will elect his successor.  When a pontiff reveals his picks for new

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SVNDAY EDITION

The Mysterious Miriam of Nazareth . . .the seismic shift in the orientation of creation, this cataclysmic re-location of the logos into the corruptible world of mortality took place not in a hermetically-sealed scientific laboratory or in the archetypes of myth, but

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SATVRDAY EDITION

The Suicide of the West: A Tale of Two Miracles . . .“There is no God in this book.”  Thus reads the provocative first sentence of Jonah Goldberg’s latest release, The Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, &

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FRIDAY LATE EDITION

Pope Says He is Ready for Resignation; But on the Condition That. . . . . .in an odd conjunction of coincidences, the words “testament” & “resignation” have recurred several times in recent days, on the lips & from the

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Austen (Ivereigh) Has Lost His Powers . . .English journalist, academic, & papal biographer Austen Ivereigh seems to have become somewhat of a loose cannon–rolling about on a leering ship, firing shots every which way, but while the cannonballs are flying

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VVEDNESDAY EDITION

Britain’s Next Catholic Prime Minister? . . .unlike many Catholic Parliamentarians, not only does Rees-Mogg say he is a Catholic but he votes in Parliament the way a Catholic should on certain—non-negotiable—issues.  Furthermore, he is quite happy to tell the world this, &, refreshingly,

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TVESDAY EDITION

A Friend of John Paul II: Illegitimate Theology Threatens to Undermine Humanæ Vitæ . . .Professor Stanislaw Grygiel warns against theologians who ‘raise man’s weakness to the dignity of the principle of life’. . . by Edward Pentin, of the

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MONDAY EDITION

Father Patrick Conroy, S.J.: The Pro-Gay Dissident in the U.S. House of Representatives . . .in A.D. 2015, Conroy participated in the “Owning Our Faith” video series produced by the Paulist Fathers.  It was part of their “Out at St. Paul” LGBT ministry located

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SVNDAY EDITION

Two Reasons Why I’m Catholic . . .because Jesus is present in every consecrated Host. . . by Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., of Catholic Exchange Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast He Was Brought to Lourdes, Healed, Now He’s a

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SATVRDAY EDITION

A Relic of the 1965 Liturgy . . .that strange Mass produced by the Council in 1965, an interim liturgy somewhere between the Usus Antiquior & the Novus Ordo, was often accompanied by a distinctive style – at once traditional &

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FRIDAY EDITION

German Bishop: Pope Has Clearly Hinted Support for Intercommunion Proposal . . .the Archbishop of Hamburg claims the Pope backs the German bishops’ majority vote in favor of Holy Communion for some Protestant spouses. . . by Edward Pentin, of

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THVRSDAY EXTRA

Catholics Get Chance to Celebrate Mary with New Feast Day . . .The Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church will take place on the Monday after Pentecost this year. . . by Carol Zimmerman, of Catholic Herald Live Adoration

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Plato’s Aristocracy & Why Catholics are Losing the Culture War . . .whether you like it or not, we in the West have a layered class system & our inability to see it & plan accordingly has led contemporary Catholics

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VVEDNESDAY EXTRA

New Book Coming from Pope Benedict XVI . . .Glory To God, That There May Be Peace on Earth.  A Never-Before-Published Text From Pope Benedict XVI. . . by Sandro Magister, of Settimo Cielo via L’Espresso Live Adoration of the

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Before & After: St. Mark’s in Peoria, Illinois . . .this particular renovation took place at St Mark’s Catholic Church in Peoria, Illinois & was the first full-scale church renovation done by Murals by Jericho (MBJ, an Architectural & Arts Business

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Make Catholicism Weird Again . . .the Catholic response to the Met Gala itself, which consisted of an institutional blessing for the spectacle — not just Timothy Cardinal Dolan opening the museum exhibit, but the Sistine Chapel Choir performing for

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TVESDAY EXTRA

On an Illiberal Education . . .The Wall Street Journal editorial (April 20) commented on Reed College’s capitulation to student “bullies,” as it called them:  “This (campus protest) is about blocking the study of core texts of Western Civilization.  That Reed

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

The Dark Secret of Saint Mary’s College . . .a troubling exchange between two professors at my university, St. Mary’s College of California.  One professor mentioned a student who advocated Nazi eugenics as a viable social solution for America.  The

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TVESDAY MORNING EDITION

Was the Spanish Empire All Bad? I’m Not So Sure . . .archaeologists have recently uncovered evidence of the mass child sacrifice in pre-Christian Peru. . . by Father Alexander Lucie-Smith, Ph.D., of Catholic Herald The Spirit of Vatican II

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MONDAY EXTRA

BBC Re-Edits Show That Falsely Implicated Priest in Gunpowder Plot . . .’Elizabeth I’s Secret Agents’ claimed Fr. John Gerard knew of the Gunpowder Plot. . . by Simon Caldwell, of Catholic Herald Francis & Marx: Another Fine Mess –

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MONDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Cardinal Eijk: Pope Francis Needed to Give Clarity on Intercommunion . . .failure to give German bishops proper directives, based on the clear doctrine & practice of the Church, points to a drift towards apostasy from the truth. . .

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MONDAY MORNING EDITION

How can We Rebuild Western Civilization? This Priest has an Answer . . .Fr. William J. Slattery calls for Catholics to do again what they did during the dark ages. . . by Francis Phillips, of Catholic Herald Nooo! Not

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SVNDAY EDITION

133 Years of Perpetual Adoration . . .a group of nuns pray in Adoration at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur) in Paris, France.  Since 1885 (before construction of the basilica had been completed) the Blessed Sacrament has been

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FRIDAY EDITION

A Powerful Evangelical Force is Right Under Our Noses . . .as Catholic women, we are not reminded enough that we have the capacity to change the world. . . by Carrie Gress, Ph.D., of the National Catholic Register Amazon Boots

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THVRSDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

“At a Loss for Words”: Bishop Barron Slams Michelle Wolf’s White House Correspondents Dinner Abortion Joke . . .the other night at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Michelle Wolf, who I’m told is a comedian, regaled the black-tie & sequin-gowned crowd with

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THVRSDAY MORNING EDITION

Transgender Movement to Use “Pedophile Manifesto” to Push Pederasty (NSFW) . . .I want to share with you the most disturbing thing I have read in a very long time.  You need to know about it. . . by Rod Dreher

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VVEDNESDAY EXTRA

Video: Archbishop’s Sermon Praising Old Rite Goes Viral . . .Archbishop Alexander K. Sample noted the popularity of the Traditional Latin Mass among young people. . . by Nick Hallet, of Catholic Herald Baby With No Brain Who Wouldn’t Survive

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VVEDNESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Video: Nuncio Castigates Cardinal Marx for His Opposition to Crosses in State Buildings . . .the apostolic nuncio to Austria also criticizes bishops who visit the Holy Land & cover their pectoral crosses, saying “that shames me, too”. . .

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VVEDNESDAY MORNING EDITION

Evangelization & the Genius of the Early Church . . .the genius of the Christian Church is that her theologians in the first few centuries were confident enough to be positively influenced by the various religions while using them to

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TVESDAY EXTRA

The Perennial Truth About St. Joseph . . .he is easily overlooked so little does he appear in the Gospels.  Even then he says nothing.  For many, the saint is elusive.  He comes into the story of the Infancy Narrative

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TVESDAY AFTERNOON EDITION

Cardinal Marx Condemns Decision to Hang Crosses in Public Buildings . . .another Bavarian bishop has praised the move, however. . . by Nick Hallett, of Catholic Herald American Atheists Gone Wild – Angelo Stagnaro, National Catholic Register Summit of German

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