Police are investigating an incident of vandalism that occurred in a parish in Norwood, Massachusetts where what appears to be the symbol for “Allah” and black paint was sprayed across a statue of the Blessed Mother.
Reviews are pouring in for The Young Messiah, the latest faith-based film to hit the silver screen, but it’s not getting nearly the same accolades as the much more dramatic Risen earned from both critics and audiences.
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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
A Vatican spokesman has clarified that Pope Francis was speaking about the possible use of contraception to avoid pregnancy during the Zika outbreak, but was only saying that it could be possible “in particular cases of emergency or gravity and could be the object of discernment in a serious case of conscience.”
A documentary was aired last night on the British television station BBC One about the friendship between St. John Paul II and a female philosopher named Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, erroneously implying that although the pope never “broke his vow of celibacy”, the relationship was much closer than it should have been.
Barbie has undergone the most dramatic change in her 57 year history – she now has three new looks – petite, curvy and tall – which Mattel hopes will make the doll more relevant to the girls who will own them.
Big surprise. The mainstream media’s annual snubbing of the March for Life was in full swing again this year, only this time they had an excuse (hint: it wasn’t the Blizzard of 2016) – it was the debut of the Smithsonian Zoo’s latest giant panda cub, Bei Bei.
A review of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” which appears in the Dec. 18 edition of the Vatican’s newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, gives the film a thumbs-down because of evil characters who failed “spectacularly” in representing evil.
As if it’s possible, the media have found new levels to stoop to in their haste to make Christianity look bad. Now they’re either refusing to cover – or sympathizing with – Satanic retaliation against the followers of Jesus Christ.