Category Archives: Church news
I am currently reading Jesus of Nazareth, volume II, and was struck by what is said about the evangelization of the Jews. Pope Benedict XVI states fairly clearly in the first book that he is writing these books not as … Continue reading
Fr. Z, at his blog WDTPRS, calls his readers’ attention to a great column by Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, RI. To summarize, the good bishop points out that Pres. Obama’s speech after the shootings in Tucson was moving, but … Continue reading
[This post will be in Spanish because I am responding to a blog post written in that language, by the Spanish exorcist Fr. José Antonio Fortea Cucurull. I respect Fr Fortea and was very edified by an interview he gave … Continue reading
I just read the news that the date of Pope John Paul II’s beatification has been set for May 1. Santo subito! Many people more informed than I will publish lengthly analyses of this, but I want to share a … Continue reading
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Legion of Christ, the congregation which I joined in 1991 and which I am now in the process of leaving. As novices we studied the history of the congregation. We … Continue reading
…the new president of the USCCB!! It will be interesting to see what he does with this new authority. God bless him – he had quite enough work already!