Sunday 29th May 2016

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Baby’s Struggling Survival… Leaves Abortuary Struggling For Words

May 28, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By DEXTER DUGGAN

PHOENIX — Along city streets you see fast-food outlets, grocery stores, day-care drop-offs, restaurants, office-supply stores, home-improvement big boxes, apparel shops, florists, a regional bus line’s terminal, and pizza, pizza, pizza.
It’s the panoply of modern commerce just around the corner from your home, competing for attention with big windows and bright lighting, boasting of their excellence to lure you into opening your wallet.
Businesses vying for notice are today’s equivalent of the three-ring circus under the big tent. How lucky if a television reporter happens to stop by, looking for some feature-story material.
What if the worker behind the counter were to say about the food or the flowers, “I’d prefer not to talk about it”? “I really can’t go over what we do here”? “This is sort of touchy to get into”? “I’m not comfortable discussing this”?
That’d be even stranger if this reluctant business had been lauded as a provider of basic constitutional rights by no less than the U.S. Supreme Court.
But that’s the paradox of the 21st century abortion clinic that slinked in to the strip mall, trying to normalize the abnormal by blending into the everyday.
The enterprise may be right across the neighborhood street from a toddlers’ nursery or pet store, but at some level it realizes its shame. Including when it fails to deliver the goods by accidentally delivering a live baby. … Continue Reading

Cardinal Burke . . . Says Pope’s Exhortation Must Be Read “Critically”

May 27, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By JEANNE SMITS

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(Editor’s Note: Below is part 2 of an interview with Raymond Cardinal Burke by Jeanne Smits, Paris correspondent for LifeSiteNews, dated May 18. Part 1 was published in last week’s issue.
(LifeSiteNews graciously granted reprint permission to The Wanderer for this exclusive interview. All rights reserved.)

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Q. Many Catholics are troubled by the text but are reluctant about expressing their doubts and even misgivings because its author is the Pope. What would you advise them to do?
A. My own thought is that we haven’t been accustomed to this kind of writing on the part of the Holy Father. In the past the Holy Father spoke very seldom, or wrote very seldom, and it was always with a great attention to the fact that he is the Vicar of Christ on Earth and therefore, that every expression of the Faith had to be faithful to the truth of her Magisterium.
I was recently talking with a cardinal who worked very intimately with Blessed Pope Paul VI, and he told me how even in his homilies, he would go over them and over them before their publication because, as he openly acknowledged, his responsibility was very grave.
Pope Francis has chosen to write and speak in a way in which there is a kind of mixture between presenting the Church’s teaching and also giving his own thoughts, and many times in a very colloquial language, where it isn’t so easy at times even to know exactly what it means.
And so I think that we have to realize that we have a different kind of papal writing here, and we have all the tools in our faith to understand correctly this kind of writing, but it is not familiar to us. But to take the position, for instance, that this document which is not written in the same way as documents like the encyclical letter Evangelium Vitae, or Familiaris Consortio which was also a post-synodal apostolic exhortation, is part of the Magisterium in the same way as they were is simply not true. It is written in a very different way. … Continue Reading

Catholic College Leaders . . . Give Excuses For Honoring Pro-Aborts

May 26, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By ADAM CASSANDRA (Editor’s Note: Adam Cassandra is the news editor at The Cardinal Newman Society [www.cardinalnewmansociety.org], which promotes and defends faithful Catholic education. Follow him on Twitter: @adamcassandra.) + + + If you’ve ever wondered why so many Catholic colleges think it’s okay to honor abortion advocates at their commencement ceremonies, a former Jesuit university president recently helped shed some light on the issue. The Jesuit publication America magazine posted a three-part series on its website this month about scandalous commencement honors at Catholic colleges. In parts one and two of the series, Fr. Jim McDermott, SJ, of America spoke with me about concerns raised by The Cardinal Newman Society regarding former President Bill Clinton being chosen to give the commencement address and receive an honorary degree at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Los Angeles. The interviews also touch on the broader issue of the damage done to a college’s Catholic identity — and the potential spiritual harm done to students — when Catholic colleges choose to hold up individuals as worthy of praise and emulation who publicly advocate for the murder of unborn children. But it is in the third article, an interview with Fr. Stephen Privett, SJ, former president of the University of San Francisco (USF), that we get to see a glimpse of the muddled excuses that college leaders use to explain their decisions. At the beginning of the interview, Fr. Privett mentions USF’s 2012 commencement honor of Bill Cosby that was rescinded last September after Cosby admitted to affairs with several women, and was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting some. In the case of Cosby, USF took a principled stand, and the example speaks volumes about the moral factor in commencement honors. … Continue Reading

From Boating To Battlefield . . . Federalism A Forgotten Solution For Happier U.S.

May 25, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By DEXTER DUGGAN

PHOENIX — Maybe you can find a museum exhibit explaining the slightly remembered concept of federalism, unless it’s concealed like pornography under the counter, to avoid giving people bad ideas.
Federalism was the founding philosophy that the individual states of the United States were free to go their own ways, discrete experiments in self-rule, subject to the limited demands of unity in one great, big country.
That’s why, as one explanation of federalism says, each state has its own constitution.
Poor federalism is dead, killed at the hands of centralizers, political power-grabbers, judicial over-steppers, and know-it-alls who define liberalism as the power to run everything for their own actual benefit and everyone else’s theoretical, but not actual, betterment.
In some ways, 21st century technology might mean this modern U.S. of more than 320 million people should work more smoothly than the original 13 states along the stagecoach-connected 18th century Eastern coast.
However, anyone staggering through TSA airport screening lines in mid-May before eventually being strapped in to skim through the upper atmosphere in a jet-powered big cylinder knows the limits to ambition and control. … Continue Reading

Big Brother Facebook?

May 24, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

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By REY FLORES

Facebook has become a very important part of our lives for a few reasons, the first being that it is a great way to communicate with like-minded people across the entire world.
For example, the pro-life movement has utilized social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter in effective ways to expose the Kermit Gosnell abortion horror case, which had been ignored by the liberal mainstream news media.
Another terrific way pro-life warriors have capitalized on Facebook was when David Daleiden and the Center for Medical Progress released their undercover Planned Parenthood videos last year. If it hadn’t been for Facebook and YouTube, what are the chances that those videos would have so widely exposed the horrendous Planned Parenthood “baby parts for sale” scandal?
Now some former staffers who had worked at Facebook have charged that the company often put the kibosh on trending stories that were gaining traction, simply because it contradicted the slanted liberal narrative of the Internet giant’s political views.
While Facebook’s anti-conservative bias shouldn’t really surprise anyone, it simply goes to show how powerful the “culture of death” power brokers truly can be in disseminating propaganda disguised as “news.” … Continue Reading

Bathroom Edicts And The Depth Of Obama’s Disorder

May 23, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By DEXTER DUGGAN

Barack Obama is even more determined than former President George W. Bush to get his goals with aggressive invasions.
Bush mistakenly believed that overthrowing some foreign dictators would lead to a blooming of democracy in countries that he apparently regarded as not much different culturally than Iowa or Kansas, who just needed a better mayor in town.
Despite his aversion to Bush’s example, Obama’s foreign policy kept the Mideast aflame as dictators toppled and wide instability followed.
Reuters news service reported that Pope Francis referred to the phenomenon in his May 16 interview with the French Catholic newspaper La Croix. “As a Libyan said recently, ‘We used to have one Gaddafi, now we have 50,’ Francis said in reference to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, who was deposed and killed in 2011.”
That was during Obama’s meddling, not Bush’s.
However, Obama’s most notable aggressions are against the integrity of the people of the United States. The U.S. already has a working democracy, although he’s doing his utmost to shatter this political system with his lawless edicts, mandates, and directives out of the blue.
Leading up to mid-May, the invasion force of Obama’s fierce culture warriors was targeting, of all things, U.S. restrooms.
National conservative radio talk host Mark Levin told his listeners on May 12 that he liked the “two-state solution.” But, Levin explained, he wasn’t mentioning that phrase as commonly used for peace attempts between Palestinians and Israelis. … Continue Reading

Cardinal Burke . . . Says Pope’s Exhortation Must Be Read “Critically”

May 22, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By JEANNE SMITS

Part 1

(Editor’s Note: Below is an interview with Raymond Cardinal Burke by Jeanne Smits, Paris correspondent for LifeSiteNews, dated May 18.
(Because of the length of the interview, we will publish it in two parts, with the second part appearing in next week’s issue.
(LifeSiteNews graciously granted reprint permission to The Wanderer for this exclusive interview. All rights reserved.)

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ROME (LifeSiteNews) — Two days after the Rome Life Forum in which he called faithful Catholics to be prepared to endure the “Martyrdom of Witness” for the sake of “the defense of human life and its cradle in the conjugal union of husband and wife,” I was privileged to obtain a personal interview with Raymond Cardinal Burke for LifeSiteNews in which he made clear that in his view, Amoris Laetitia can be read “critically.”
He spoke gravely, even sadly, deploring the fact that many Catholics today are “ignorant of their Catholic faith,” underscoring also that “the part played by artificial contraception is fundamental and lethal” to many marriages that fail, “because what it does is diminish the love between the husband and wife.”
The post-synodal apostolic exhortation has been widely criticized by many lay Catholics on several points, including its almost complete lack of condemnation of contraception. At the Rome Life Forum, having called attention to several of Amoris Laetitia’s marked failings to uphold the Church’s traditional teaching, a very large majority of participants vocally approved an appeal to withdraw the text.
In his interview, Cardinal Burke recalled that “we have all the tools in our faith to understand correctly this kind of writing,” parts of which, being “personal thoughts” of Pope Francis, are not “part of the Magisterium.” … Continue Reading

Transgender Bathrooms

May 21, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

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By JAMES K. FITZPATRICK

There is a group of my former students from the mid-1960s that is active on Facebook. I enjoy following their comments. Many of them — who are now senior citizens — post material that is not what I would have expected, judging from their teenage personas. Some former Bronx “tough guys” are now sensitive types, posting those uplifting pictures and comments about kittens and family life that can be downloaded on the Internet. Others have found religion and a fondness for favorite prayers and devotions to the saints; others an interest in patriotic themes and nostalgic pictures of old neighborhoods in New York City.
And there is one fellow who is now an ardent Bernie Sanders leftist. I remember him only vaguely, so I can’t say if he was a latent left-winger back then or went through a conversion sometime during his adult years. Whatever the explanation, you get the impression from his Facebook postings that he is an advocate for every cause that was championed on the bumper stickers pasted all over those hippy Volkswagen buses that could be found at rock concerts and folk music festivals back in the late 1960s.
He wants to save the whales, ban the bomb, split wood not atoms, make love not war, and legalize marijuana. Much of what he posts is taken from the Daily Kos, the website founded by Markos Moulitsas to promote “progressive causes.”
It is not surprising that my former student has added LGBTQ concerns to his list, even though he is a proud grandfather these days. His latest cause is transgender bathrooms; he mocks those who oppose the idea. One of his tactics is to post pictures of macho-looking former women, with crew cuts and weight lifter’s arms, with the question, “Do you want this person in the same bathroom with your young daughter?” Also pictures of former men who are now buxom blondes in earrings and mascara, asking, “Is this who you think should be in the boys’ locker room?” … Continue Reading

Trump Or Ryan: Who Speaks For GOP?

May 20, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off

By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN

“No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today.”
Taken from The Party That Lost Its Head by Bruce Chapman and George Gilder, this excerpt, about Barry Goldwater’s defeat in 1964, led the May 12 column by E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post.
Dionne is warning what could happen if the GOP perpetrates the political atrocity of nominating Donald Trump.
For weeks now, the Post’s editorial page has sermonized about the “moral” obligation of all righteous Republicans to repudiate Trump.
The Post’s solicitude for the well-being of the Republican Party is the stuff of legend. Yet it is a bit jarring to see these champions of abortion on demand, same-sex marriage, and visitation rights for cross-dressers in the girls’ room, standing in a pulpit lecturing on morality.
Yet, there was something off about that Chapman-Gilder quote.
First, both were members of the Harvard-based, Rockefeller-backed, liberal Ripon Society. Second, their prognosis of the party’s future proved to be spectacularly wrong.
The year, 1966, their book on the headless GOP appeared, to press hosannas, Richard Nixon led the party to its greatest off-year victory since 1946, adding 47 new seats in the House.
Two years later, Nixon won the presidency, inaugurating an era in which Republicans won five out of six presidential contests, two by 49-state landslides. … Continue Reading

Restoring The Sacred… How A Child’s First Holy Communion Can Change The World

May 19, 2016 Frontpage Comments Off
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By JAMES MONTI

The months of May and June could well be described as a veritable season of sacraments. For decades this has been a particularly popular time for the reception of First Holy Communion, Confirmation, priestly Ordinations, and weddings. These days of the Church year are planted thick with countless personal anniversaries of sacraments received.
In a Church of a billion souls, this truly extraordinary event we call a sacrament has become so commonplace that we can easily lose sight of the enormity of what each sacrament confers. And there is always the possibility that the recipient of the sacrament will respond to the graces it bestows in such an exceptional way that he or she will ultimately change the world.
A bishop placing his hands over the head of an ordinand to confer Holy Orders might well be ordaining the next “Curé of Ars.” A priest blessing a couple during the rite of matrimony may perhaps be witnessing the exchange of vows between the Church’s next Louis and Zelie Martin. Might the fruit of their union be another St. Therese, or another St. Ignatius of Loyola?
It was no different a century ago. To the pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Cahir, Ireland, the First Holy Communion rite on the morning of Ascension Thursday, June 1, 1916, must have seemed “routine.” … Continue Reading

34% of “Pro-Choice” Women Who See This Viral Video Turn Against Abortion

A new four-minute viral video is causing over a third — 34 percent — of “pro-choice” women surveyed to view abortion “less favorably.” And 28 percent of pro-choice women who watched the video stated there should be more restrictions on…Continue Reading

‘Biblically wrong’: Oklahoma lawmakers urge Obama’s impeachment over transgender bathrooms

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced legislation calling for President Barack Obama to be impeached because of his administration’s support for transgender bathrooms. Another bill calls for a declaration of emergency in the state. In a measure called Senate Concurrent Resolution…Continue Reading

Oklahoma legislature passes bill making it a felony to perform abortions

Lawmakers in Oklahoma approved a bill Thursday that would make performing abortions a felony and revoke the medical licenses of most physicians who assist in such procedures. This sweeping measure, which opponents described as unconstitutional and unprecedented, now heads to…Continue Reading

Unanimous Win for Little Sisters of the Poor at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the government cannot fine the Little Sisters of the Poor.  The Supreme Court vacated the lower court rulings against the Little Sisters, accepting the government’s admission that it could meet…Continue Reading

Conservatives outraged over Obama transgender directive to public schools

The Obama administration’s directive Friday that every public school provide transgender access — or face the loss of federal funds — drew swift and strong condemnation from conservatives, with one public official blasting it as presidential “blackmail.” The administration’s directive…Continue Reading

Pro-Life Leaders Decry Scandals, Urge Catholic Colleges to Reject Culture of Death

Concerned by recent high-profile events at Catholic colleges featuring pro-abortion leaders — including Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards, Bill Clinton, Wendy Davis and Vice President Joe Biden — 31 Catholic and pro-life leaders joined a statement urging Catholic colleges to “stand firm…Continue Reading

ACLU launches campaign to strip Catholic hospitals of federal funds

NEW YORK, May 9, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Catholic hospitals across the U.S. are “withholding emergency care” and denying “essential health services,” the ACLU is alleging in a new campaign. They also inflict harm on “transgender and gender-non-conforming patients” “when seeking…Continue Reading

Harvard Law Professor Says Pro-Life Christians Should be Treated Like Nazis

Every day, it seems, the United States is becoming a more hostile environment for people with pro-life and conservative positions. Abortion activists constantly challenge pro-life laws, stall abortion industry investigations, force religious objectors to pay for abortions and attack life-affirming…Continue Reading

Obama plans new push for transgender rights in schools

The divisive and politically combustible issue of bathroom access for transgender individuals is about to become further inflamed, as the Obama administration is expected in coming weeks to aggressively reinforce its position that transgender student rights are fully protected under…Continue Reading

Cardinal Burke: Notre Dame is Wrong

Notre Dame’s Great Scandal: Honoring Vice President Biden By Thomas McKenna, President of Catholic Action for Faith and Family: The University of Notre Dame has announced that they intend to confer the Laetare Medal, an honor given to Catholics “in…Continue Reading

DoJ to North Carolina: You Have Until Monday to Reverse Bathroom Bill

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory received a letter from the Department of Justice that gives him until Monday to reverse his state’s controversial bathroom bill, reports The Hill. The DoJ said the law is in violation of the federal Civil…Continue Reading

Lavender Graduations Harmful to Students at Catholic Colleges

At least eight Catholic colleges across the country are hosting “lavender graduations” this spring — many of them as part of an annual campus tradition — to celebrate and honor students with same-sex attraction (SSA) or who identify as lesbian,…Continue Reading

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Planned Parenthood sponsors bill to make it illegal to record and post undercover footage

A bill making its way through the California State Assembly, sponsored by Planned Parenthood, seeks to make it a crime to publish conversations with certain health care providers, notably those associated with abortion facilities. California has already squashed the rights of pro-life pregnancy centers, demanding they offer abortion as an option to their clients, despite their pro-life mission. Now, Planned Parenthood and CA Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez think it’s a fine idea to prosecute someone from posting a “photo…Continue Reading

South Carolina governor signs ban on abortion for babies who feel pain

CHARLESTON, May 26, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – South Carolina has joined 13 other states that forbid abortions to be performed on unborn children capable of feeling pain. As expected, Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, signed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act on Wednesday. The law restricts abortion to the first 19 weeks of pregnancy. “South Carolina took a courageous stand to protect women’s health and safety in limiting abortion at a point at which the risks…Continue Reading

Pope Francis: Perseverance in prayer needed, but not “magic wand”

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(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday said “prayer is not a magic wand.” He was speaking during his weekly General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. The Pope was discussing the Parable of the Unjust Judge – also known as the Parable of the Persistent Widow – from the Gospel of Luke. In the parable, the persistence of a widow forces the unjust judge to grant her request for justice, “so that she will not eventually…Continue Reading

Catholic College Presidents Hopeful for Resolution in HHS Mandate Challenge

The presidents of two Catholic colleges involved in the U.S.Supreme Court challenges to the HHS mandate applauded the Court’s recent decision to vacate all lower court rulings and expressed their hope that a positive resolution for religious freedom would soon be reached. “I am pleased that Supreme Court has offered us a way forward which doesn’t require us to participate in the provision of the services which

Pope Francis: Christians live God’s love with joy, astonishment

(Vatican Radio) No Christian can exist without joy: that’s what Pope Francis said in his Homily at Mass Monday morning in the chapel of the Santa Marta guesthouse. The Pope stressed that even through life’s difficulties, the Christian knows he can trust in Jesus and find hope. The Pope also reminded the faithful they should not allow riches to dominate their lives because they ultimately lead to sadness. Christians live in joy and amazement because…Continue Reading

Rocky Homilies

By DEACON JAMES H. TONER (Editor’s Note: Deacon James H. Toner, Ph.D., serves at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Greensboro, N.C.) + + + The Holy Father’s admonition in Amoris Laetitia that priests must understand that the moral law should not be thrown at people as if it were so many stones (n.…Continue Reading

Restoring The Sacred… A Procession To The Ends Of The Earth

By JAMES MONTI Several weeks ago, after attending the Easter Vigil at a nearby seminary, and the emptied chapel had fallen silent, I began to hear the sound of the sacring bell being rung in the sacristy. Puzzled by this, I wondered whether the seminarians were perhaps trying to repair the bell. But then from…Continue Reading

Is Scarborough Shoal Worth A War?

By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight. Should we back down, says Aquino, the United States will lose “its moral ascendancy, and also the confidence of one of its allies.” And what is Scarborough Shoal? A cluster of rocks…Continue Reading

Cicero In An Election Year

By JUDE P. DOUGHERTY In the midst of the turmoil that characterized the mid-decades of the last century, the English jurist Sir Patrick Devlin wrote, “If a society’s laws are based on a particular worldview and that worldview collapses, the laws themselves will crumble.” His 1965 book, The Enforcement of Morals, is still worth reading…Continue Reading

Eastern Orthodoxy And The Particular Judgment

By JAMES LIKOUDIS In previous articles (The Wanderer, July 3, 2014; June 25, 2015), it was observed that: “Perhaps to the surprise of some Catholic ecumenists, Catholic doctrine regarding the Particular Judgment remains obscure, confused, or even denied among the Eastern Orthodox. They have no clear official teaching that the just go to Heaven immediately…Continue Reading

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The Church’s Liturgy — Who Celebrates?

By DON FIER There is an ancient Latin saying in the Church that eloquently expresses what her members believe of the efficacy of the sacraments and their relationship to faith: lex orandi, lex credendi (“the law of prayer is the law of faith”). Each of the seven sacraments, as we saw last week, can be classified in various categories. Yet…Continue Reading

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Q. My husband and I are wondering when to say the “Amen” after the Lord’s prayer is prayed during Mass. I believe “Amen” should be said after we say “deliver us from evil.” — J.W., Georgia. A. Although it is correct to say “Amen” at the end of the Our Father while saying it outside of Mass, for example, while…Continue Reading

God’s Prophet

By FR. ROBERT ALTIER Tenth Sunday In Ordinary Time (YR C) Readings: 1 Kings 17:17-24 Gal. 1:11-14a, 15a, c, 16a, 17, 19 Luke 7:11-17 In the first reading today we hear about the death of the son of a widow with whom the Prophet Elijah stayed when he was passing through that region. The woman had been very good to…Continue Reading

Cardinal Mueller Reminds The Church Of Her Marriage Doctrine

By MAIKE HICKSON Part 2 (Editor’s Note: We are publishing this commentary from Gerhard Cardinal Mueller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, as reported by Maike Hickson, in two parts. The first part appeared in last week’s issue. (OnePeterFive graciously gave The Wanderer reprint permission for this article. All rights reserved. See: www.onepeterfive.com/cardinal-muller-reminds-church-marriage-doctrine/. (Dr. Hickson, born…Continue Reading

A Leaven In The World… Spiritual Exercises

By FR. KEVIN M. CUSICK The way the human body physically works can teach us something about virtue and the way God’s grace works spiritually for each of us: We must use it to grow it. As I reminded our Life Teens and their families at Mass recently, if they slack off on physical exercise during the summer, come fall…Continue Reading

Catholic Heroes . . . St. Augustine Of Canterbury

By CAROLE BRESLIN A Celtic cross erected in 1884 marks the spot in Ebbsfleet, Thanet, East Kent, where St. Augustine of Canterbury is said to have landed in 597. While some form of Christianity in England may be traced back to the times of the Roman occupation, it did not become a strong presence until the arrival of St. Augustine,…Continue Reading

Catholic Heroes . . . St. Crispin Of Viterbo

By CAROLE BRESLIN In March 1986, Pope John Paul II visited the Basilica of Our Lady of the Vine (Oak) located in Tuscany, Italy, to proclaim our Lady patroness of the Diocese of Viterbo. The tradition of visiting the image of Our Lady of the Oak began 600 years ago in 1417 when Mastro Baptist Magnano Iuzzante commissioned an image…Continue Reading

COMPLETE 3 PART Interview With Cardinal Burke . . . Insights On The State Of The Church In The Aftermath Of The Ordinary Synod On The Family

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By DON FIER Part 1 (Editor’s Note: His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, recently traveled from Rome to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis., a magnificent place of worship which he founded and dedicated. (His Eminence graciously granted an extensive interview to The Wanderer during which he…Continue Reading