Vatican Reaffirms Condemnation of Freemasonry

Due to an alarming increase in enrollment in Freemasonry in the Philippines, the Vatican Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF) released a new document that reaffirmed the Church’s long-standing condemnation of masonry.

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Pastor Disciplined After Allowing Smutty Video to be Taped in Church

Sabrina Carpenter (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Phillip Mansfield CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello, pastor of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Brooklyn has been relieved of his administrative duties after he allowed a scantily dressed pop star to film a lewd video inside his church.

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As Catholics Unite to Pray for Peace, Cardinal Offers His Life to Spare Children

As Catholics around the world respond to the Holy Father’s request to devote October 17 to a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Israel, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, offered himself in exchange for children being held hostage by Hamas.

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Catholic Pastor in Gaza: “No One Knows What Lies Ahead.”

Father Gabriel Romanelli, pastor of Holy Family parish in Gaza, spoke of “overwhelming feelings of uncertainty” in the wake of the massive attack on Israel launched by Hamas militiamen on October 7.

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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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