JPII Relics to Tour U.S.

Reliquary containing vial of blood from JPII

Reliquary containing vial of blood from JPII

Beginning this weekend, relics of St. John Paul II, including a vial of his blood and a portion of the cassock he wore during an attempt on his life in 1981, will visit several U.S. cities over the next several months, allowing Catholics an opportunity to venerate the man who led the Church for 27 years.

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Baghdad Catholics Stressed, Says Archbishop

Archbishop Jean Sleiman

Archbishop Jean Sleiman

The Archbishop of Baghdad is reporting that members of his congregation are “stressed” over the rapid approach of brutal Islamic terrorists known as ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria), saying Mass attendance is down and his own decision to flee is being left up “to my angels.”

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Archbishop Cordileone Responds to Pelosi Letter

Archbishop Salvator Joseph Cordileone

Archbishop Salvator Joseph Cordileone

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The Archbishop of San Francisco has shown that he’s not about to cave to political pressure from gay activists or left-leaning politicians and has sent an unequivocal response to a letter sent to him by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D) asking him not to participate in this week’s pro-marriage March in Washington DC.

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