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German bishops deny Pope nixed their plan for intercommunion with Protestants

April 20, 2018 World News Comments Off on German bishops deny Pope nixed their plan for intercommunion with Protestants

April 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The German bishops are denying reports that Pope Francis has rejected their plan to give Holy Communion to Protestant spouses of Catholics. The plan, which was contained in a guide published by the German Episcopal Conference, justified giving Holy Communion to Prot

Bill Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’ Passes California State Assembly

April 20, 2018 World News Comments Off on Bill Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’ Passes California State Assembly

Legislation that would ban efforts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity passed in the California Assembly with a bipartisan vote of 50-14.

Priests are performing exorcisms over the phone, cardinal claims

April 18, 2018 World News Comments Off on Priests are performing exorcisms over the phone, cardinal claims

Priests have been carrying out exorcisms over the phone as demand continues to rise, a Cardinal has said. Speaking at the Vatican’s annual exorcist training conference in Rome, Cardinal Ernest Simoni said priests are delivering prayers of liberation, part of the exorcism ritual, remotely. “There are priests who carry out exorcisms on their mobile phones. That’s possible thanks to Jesus,” he said. However, some warned that the practic

Twitter suspends right-wing commentator Mark Dice for saying transsexualism is a mental illness

April 17, 2018 World News Comments Off on Twitter suspends right-wing commentator Mark Dice for saying transsexualism is a mental illness

April 16, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Right-wing commentator Mark Dice, famous for YouTube video interviews with random passers-by in public spaces, says that his Twitter account was suspended Thursday of last week after he implied that transgenderism is a mental illness. The exchange that led to Dice’s suspension began with a tweet by Dice on April 10, in which he wrote, “58 different genders wasn’

Pope: ‘Troubled’ over Syria, praying for Alfie Evans

April 15, 2018 World News Comments Off on Pope: ‘Troubled’ over Syria, praying for Alfie Evans

At the Regina Caeli, Pope Francis calls for greater commitment from the international community for a joint action for peace in Syria. He also asks that Alfie, who is suffering from a degenerative disease and whom doctors want to deny basic care, “be” cared for according to his condition, with the agreement of family members, doctors and other health workers”. “” Every offense or wound or violence to the body of our neighbor is an outrage to God the creator! My thoughts go, in particular, to children, women, the elderly whose bodies are mistreated”. A martyr beatified in Madagascar.

There’s no ‘bridge’ between modernism and faithful Catholicism

April 14, 2018 World News Comments Off on There’s no ‘bridge’ between modernism and faithful Catholicism

April 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The Catholic Church today is suffering greatly from a split among the faithful.  This split is evident in matters pertaining to the liturgy, doctrine, social teaching, morality, theology, and even in how the Faithful view the very mission and purpose of the Church. On the one side are aging dissidents that come from the heretical Call to Action and FutureChurch sects, looking to “sing a new church into being.” On the other are young Catholics flocking to the old rites

Trump Unleashes Military Strikes on Syria Over Chemical Attack

April 13, 2018 World News Comments Off on Trump Unleashes Military Strikes on Syria Over Chemical Attack

President Donald Trump said he had approved military strikes on Syria in retaliation for an apparent chemical attack by the regime of Bashar al-Assad on a rebel town. “A short time ago I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes” on targets associated with Syria chemical weapons, Trump said in remarks Friday night. Trump said the strikes would be carried out in coordination with France and the U.K. Trump’s statement on U.S. policy toward Syria came after days

Full text of Pope Francis’ letter to Chilean bishops

April 12, 2018 World News Comments Off on Full text of Pope Francis’ letter to Chilean bishops

Vatican City, Apr 11, 2018 / 04:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a letter addressed to Chile’s bishops, Pope Francis admitted to making “serious mistakes” in handling the nation’s massive sex abuse crisis and asked for forgiveness. The pope summoned Chile’s bishops to Rome to address the issue, and invited victims to meet with him as well. Referring to a recent investigation of abuse c

Citing growing interest in Traditional Latin Mass, Archbishop Chaput creates quasi-parish

April 12, 2018 World News Comments Off on Citing growing interest in Traditional Latin Mass, Archbishop Chaput creates quasi-parish

Philadelphia, Pa., Apr 12, 2018 / 12:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new quasi-parish for Catholics interested in the Traditional Latin Mass will open in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at a church that had been part of a 2014 parish merger. “In response to a growing interest, it has become timely to provide additional pastoral care for those wishing to participate in Divine Worship in the Extraordinary Form,” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput’s

Cecile Richards speaking at Catholic university in SF Archdiocese

April 11, 2018 World News Comments Off on Cecile Richards speaking at Catholic university in SF Archdiocese

Cecile Richards, a national leader for women’s rights and social and economic justice, has been added to the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) 2018 Spring Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican University of California. The series is presented by Dominican in partnership with Book Passage. Ms. Richards, who recently announced that she is retiring as president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, is scheduled to speak at Do