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US Bishops Call for Reparations for LA Dodgers’ Blasphemy

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement calling upon Catholics to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart and make an act of reparation to the Lord on June 16, the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, for the blasphemies committed against Him, particularly the honoring of the profane Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence by the LA Dodgers which will take place on the same day.

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Body of Benedictine Foundress Found Incorrupt in Missouri

Photo courtesy of the Benedictines of Mary Queen of Apostles in Gower, MO

The body of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, founder of the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of Apostles who are best known for their inspirational Gregorian chant, was found to be intact after four years in the grave, making her the first African American woman to be found incorrupt.

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Filipino Priest Arrested for Upholding Church Teaching

Our Lady, Mediatrix of Graces, (Photo courtesy of Wikicommons images, Roel Balingit, CC. BY-SA-3.0)

A Filipino priest who defended the Church’s findings regarding the non-supernatural status of the alleged apparitions of Our Lady in Lipa City has been arrested and charged with offending the religious feelings of a former government official who is refusing to adhere to Church teaching on extraordinary phenomenon.

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Catholics Under Attack: Bishop Murdered, Pipe Bomb Found Behind Historic Church

Crimes against Catholics continued unabated this week when Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles was found murdered in his bed on the same weekend that a pipe bomb was discovered behind one of Philadelphia’s oldest Catholic churches.

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Pope Benedict's Spiritual Advice: “Stand firm in the faith! Do not be confused!”

In a short but moving testament to the Lord which was written just a year after he assumed the Chair of Peter, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI thanked God for guiding him “through all kinds of confusion” and issued a plea to all those who were entrusted to his service in the church to “Stand firm in the faith! Do not be confused!”

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Catholic Schools Experiencing a Boon in Enrollments

The onset of COVID-19, increased animosity toward parents in public schools, and growth in the number of school choice policies, are combining into an historic increase in Catholic school enrollments across the country.

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Celestial Mathematics: The Conversion of Shia LaBeouf

(Department of Defense photo by Marvin Lynchard, courtesy of Wikicommons)

Down on his luck and on the verge of suicide, actor Shia LaBeouff stunned both Hollywood and the Catholic Church last week when he announced his conversion to Catholicism while playing the role of St. Pio of Pietrelcina in an upcoming film – an event he referred to as the result of some very unexpected “celestial mathematics.”

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Sioux Falls Bishop Issues Guidelines on Gender Ideology in Education

The courageous bishop of the Diocese of Sioux Falls, Bishop Donald E. DeGrood, has issued a set of common-sense guidelines on gender ideology that conform to Church teaching rather than to popular opinion.

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Anti-Catholicism Rears Its Ugly Head (Again)

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann OCDS

The Catholic world was shaken this week by a troubling op-ed in the Atlantic that linked the Rosary with extremism. Unfortunately, this is just one incident in an alarming spike in the number of anti-Catholic incidents occurring across the globe.

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