Youth Synod To Address Issues Ranging From Sexuality to Dissent

The Vatican has released a working document for the October, 2018 youth synod that calls for candid discussions on the real issues impacting young Catholics from homosexuality and gender issues to disagreement with Church teaching.

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We’ve Come a Long Way Since the First Fortnight for Freedom!

This Friday, June 22, Catholics across America will kick off the seventh annual Fortnight for Freedom and will do so after a year of impressive gains in religious freedom which prove that prayerful action really can make a difference in our world!

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Rosary Rally Planned for Metropolitan Museum

Even though the scandalous MetGala, with its parade of stars dressed in disgraceful Catholic “fashions” is over, an equally appalling museum exhibit full of similar atrocities will remain open at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until October – which is why a public Rosary rally of reparation is planned for this weekend in honor of the Two Hearts of Jesus and Mary.

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Irish Priest Pleads: Pray the Rosary for Ireland!

With all of the powers of the world aligned in support of the repeal of Ireland’s 8th Amendment – which grants the unborn the right to life – a young Irish priest has put out an urgent call to the faithful around the world to call down the powers of heaven upon his country and prevent this important law from being overturned.

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Honolulu Bishop Pleads for Prayer

Scene of burning fissure coursing through the Leilani Estates subdivision in the lower East Rift Zone of Kīlauea Volcano. (US Geological Survey).

After the recent eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii and a series of small earthquakes, Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva is asking for prayers for those who have lost everything.

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Cardinal Dolan Tries to Explain Met Gala

                                            Cardinal Timothy Dolan
                          (Wikicommons/Heidi Green, CC BY-SA 4.0)

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Apparently, I’m not the only one getting an earful about the Met Gala where Hollywood stars showed up in outrageous costumes that caricatured Catholicism and offended almost everyone I know (even non-Catholics). Cardinal Dolan is also being called upon to explain why this was allowed to happen – and why he attended the event.

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Star Wars or Heaven’s Plan?

Today is National Star Wars Day and many of the film’s fans will be offering the movie’s famous greeting ,“May the force be with you,” or its pun for the day, “May the fourth be with you.” Judging by world conditions and the strife that abounds both at home and abroad, we could use some force and power to bring relief, order, and justice to our beleaguered globe. Read the rest…