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REPORT CARD: Faithful college praised for financial aid; Praying for Notre Dame; ‘Pride Prom’ at Marquette

September 2, 2017 World News Comments Off on REPORT CARD: Faithful college praised for financial aid; Praying for Notre Dame; ‘Pride Prom’ at Marquette

With college affordability becoming an increasingly prominent (and problematic) issue, Thomas Aquinas College’s recognition by The Princeton Review’s national Financial Aid Honor Roll is especially refreshing. “We are pleased that, once again, The Princeton Review has featured Thomas Aquinas College in its annual guide,” Admissions Director Jon Daly said. “Our goal has always been to provide the best education at the most affordable price, and The Princeton Reviewprofile offers some strong evidence that we are succeeding.” The Princeton Review gave the Santa Paula, Calif.-based Newma

JEFFERSON CITY’S CATHEDRAL SCHOOL RESISTS LGBT POLICY

August 30, 2017 World News Comments Off on JEFFERSON CITY’S CATHEDRAL SCHOOL RESISTS LGBT POLICY

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (ChurchMilitant.com) – The flagship school for the diocese of Jefferson City has updated its handbook with clear Catholic instruction to counter the LGBT agenda being foisted on schools. Just in time for the new school year, St. Joseph Cathedral School, has posted on their website a handbook, which on page 65 reads, “Students may not advocate, celebrate or express same-sex attraction in such a way as to cause confusion or distraction in the context of Catholic school classes, activities or events.” An inside source, who spoke on condition of anonymity told Church Militant their joy at this surprise turn of events as the LGBT agenda had been pushed so hard on diocesa

Australian priest rips confession proposal as government ‘intrusion’

August 26, 2017 World News Comments Off on Australian priest rips confession proposal as government ‘intrusion’

An Australian priest has called the Royal Commission’s recent proposal to enforce law requiring that clergy face criminal charges if they do not disclose details of sexual abuse revealed in the confessional a breach of religious tolerance. Fr. Kelvin Lovegrove, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy in the Archdiocese of Sydney, told EWTN News Aug. 24 that he was “surprised” by the suggestion made by the Royal Commission that priests be forced “to break the law in regard to the Seal of Confession.” “Australia is religiously tolerant country, and many people have emigrated to Australia from other countries so that they can freely practice their faith,” he sai

Vatican’s youth synod looks like another assault on the Catholic faith

August 24, 2017 World News Comments Off on Vatican’s youth synod looks like another assault on the Catholic faith

August 24, 2017 (Voice of the Family) – Earlier this year the Synod Secretariat released a preparatory document, and accompanying questionnaire for the world’s bishops, ahead of the October 2018 synod on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.” It is now clear to all objective observers that the two “synods on the family”, held in 2014 and 2015, were intended from the beginning to try to force changes in Catholic teaching on marriage and the family. The process culminated in the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, promulgated by Pope Francis in April 2016, which contains numerous heretical propositions. The Synod Secr

Pope Francis: Liturgical reform is irreversible

August 24, 2017 World News Comments Off on Pope Francis: Liturgical reform is irreversible

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis gave an important address on the liturgical reform on Thursday, speaking to participants of the 68th Italian National Liturgical Week. The liturgical reform, he said, did not “flourish suddenly,” but was the result of a long preparation. It was brought to maturity by the Second Vatican Council with the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium, “whose lines of general reform respond to real needs and to the concrete hope of a renewal; it desired a living liturgy for a Church completely vivified by the mysteries celebrated.” The direction marked out by the Council, the Pope continued, found expression in the revised liturgical books promulgated by Blessed Paul VI. But “it is not enough to reform…Continue Reading

TV show forces babies to cross-dress, pushes for a ‘gender free’ world

August 22, 2017 World News Comments Off on TV show forces babies to cross-dress, pushes for a ‘gender free’ world

ISLE OF WIGHT, England, August 21, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Nature or nurture? A new BBC series starts with an “experiment” implying that boys become masculine and girls become feminine solely because of outside influences. “No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?” espouses to expose gender stereotypical adult treatment of boys and g

Cardinal Sarah urges faithful to resist ‘revolutionaries’ who attack faith and family

August 20, 2017 World News Comments Off on Cardinal Sarah urges faithful to resist ‘revolutionaries’ who attack faith and family

At a memorial Mass honoring the martyrs of the Vendée region in France, Cardinal Robert Sarah challenged Catholics to oppose “the modern persecutors of the Church,” and warned that today’s attack on the faith is centered on a bid to undermine the family. In his homily—which was reproduced in full by the French publication Famille Chrétienne—Cardinal Sarah paid tribute to the marytrs who were massacred in the aftermath of the

Calls for prayer amid ‘abhorrent’ violence in Charlottesville

August 13, 2017 World News Comments Off on Calls for prayer amid ‘abhorrent’ violence in Charlottesville

Washington D.C., Aug 12, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The head of the U.S. bishops conference called for prayers after one person was killed and over a dozen injured during a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. “The abhorrent acts of hatred on display in Charlottesville are an attack on the unity of our nation and therefore summon us all to fervent prayer and peaceful

Knights of Columbus ‘modernize’ Fourth Degree uniforms

August 4, 2017 World News Comments Off on Knights of Columbus ‘modernize’ Fourth Degree uniforms

St. Louis, Mo., Aug 3, 2017 / 02:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The classic ceremonial hats and capes of Fourth Degree members of the Knights of Columbus that you may have seen at Mass or at parish events will now be getting a major alteration. “This fraternal year, we make another historic change. The Board of Directors has decided that the time is right for a modernization of the Fourth Degree uniform,” Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus Carl Anderson announced on Tuesday at t

Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral dies in hospital

August 4, 2017 World News Comments Off on Priest stabbed during Mass at Mexico City cathedral dies in hospital

Mexico City, Mexico, Aug 3, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father José Miguel Machorro, who was stabbed in the neck and torso mid-May at the conclusion of Mass at the cathedral of Mexico City, died while at hospital on Thursday.