One of the most important Synods in our lifetime will be taking place in Rome next October to discuss issues close to the hearts of all – marriage and family – and the faithful are planning to bathe the event in prayer with a nine-month novena of Eucharistic adoration to take place around the world.
That plastic surgery can be a form of aggression against women is just one of many interesting subjects to be discussed at next week’s plenary assembly on women, led by the Pontifical Council for Culture.
DG writes: “I saw a book called the Seven Great Prayers and I cannot find anything verifying if it is Christian or not. They have the prayers available in audio as well so that you can listen to them anywhere. The authors are Paul and Tracy McManus. One tip-off is that one of the prayers says something about “attracting” blessings or something like that. This leads me to believe it is another New Age gimmick masquerading as Christian just to trap unsuspecting individuals. Can you shed some light on this?”
In keeping with his catechesis on the family, Pope Francis turned to the subject of fatherhood during his General Audience yesterday, saying that we are now a “society without fathers” and warning about the dire consequences of allowing this to continue.
Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, who was fired for writing a book in which he expresses the biblical belief about homosexuality, has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claiming that he was discriminated against because of his religion.
Due to complaints about the New Age/occult content in the wildly successful book, Jesus Calling, which claims to have been inspired by God Calling, a book written by two “automatic writers” who were supposedly channeling God, publisher Thomas Nelson has purged all references to this source from new editions of the book. Read the rest…
Women will once again be objectified in Super Bowl ads this year, although not nearly as much as usual, and one company famous for doing so decided to go another route this year but still can’t seem to avoid offending consumers and has been forced to pull the ad.
A battle is brewing in a northern California high school where parents discovered that an employee of a porn shop and a so-called “pleasure activist” are teaching sex ed at the school.
The Texas Bar, located on the seafront in the French Mediterranean town of Toulon and right next door to a Catholic church, was long known as a gathering place for homosexuals – but that all changed when the establishment went up for sale and the Missionaries of Divine Mercy decided to buy it.