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  • Two Elderly Pro-Life Activists Beaten Outside of Baltimore Planned Parenthood

    05/30/2023 6:59:03 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 29 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 5/30/23 | Tyler Arnold
    Washington D.C., May 30, 2023 / 15:50 pm Baltimore police are searching for a man who is accused of attacking and beating two elderly pro-life activists who were praying outside of a Baltimore Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on May 26. According to witnesses cited in the police report, the unidentified suspect attacked a 73-year-old man and an 80-year-old man after engaging in a "debate" with one of the pro-life activists about abortion. The report, citing video surveillance of the alleged assault, states that the suspect was talking to the 80-year-old man, turned away from him and then turned back and...
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Try to Stop the Bleeding, Announce 'Christian Family and Faith Day' to Pander to Angry Catholics

    05/27/2023 7:23:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Red State ^ | 05/27/2023 | Bob Hoge
    The Los Angeles Dodgers told many in their fan base to go to hell by inviting, disinviting, and then comically re-inviting the hyper-sexualized, Catholic-mocking LGBTQIA+ activist group “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence” to come onto the field for Pride Night in June to accept a “community hero” award.Their heroic acts include putting on “Hunky Jesus” revues and showcasing men dressed as Catholic nuns simulating gay sex in obvious (and obscene) attempts to mock the Church. Catholic League president Bill Donohue describes their antics:[The group is] “known for simulating sodomy while dressed as nuns. They like to feature a ‘Condom Savior Mass,’...
  • Arsonist Nearly Burns Down 17th Century Catholic Church, Smoke Totally Damages Building

    05/17/2023 12:51:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Life News ^ | May 17, 2023 | Micaiah Bilger
    A historic 17th century Catholic church was damaged in an arson attack Monday in central Mexico, the latest in an alarming rise in violence targeting churches and pro-life organizations across the world. ACI Prensa reports the Diocese of Irapuato in Guanajuato, Mexico said the fire was set deliberately at Santiaguito (St. James) Church sometime between 1:04 a.m. and 1:26 a.m., and the suspect is male. “The diocesan Church of Irapuato vigorously condemns this sacrilege, and we ask the corresponding authorities to find those responsible,” Father Efrén Silva Plascencia, spokesman for the diocese, said in a statement. Silva said the fire...
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral reconstruction on track, French youth rebuild wayside "Calvaries"

    05/17/2023 1:53:44 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | May 17, 2023 | Tess Mullins
    Notre-Dame Cathedral reconstruction on track, French youth rebuild wayside "Calvaries" Deo Gratias!Remember where you were when you learned that Notre-Dame was in flames? Since then, a massive reconstruction project has been underway and is apparently on schedule. The head of the construction site, ex-general Jean-Louis Georgelin, sees great progress in construction:"Thanks to strict planning, we are confident and determined to make the Paris cathedral open to worship and the public again in December 2024."Examinations of the building's infrastructure have shown that the cathedral's walls have remained stable despite the major fire, as have most of the vaults. The stained glass...
  • OMG: Hidden Camera Catches Catholic College Prioritizing Transgender Student, Promising Shared Accommodation With Biological Girls.

    05/10/2023 8:25:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | May 10, 2023 | Staff Writer
    OMG: Hidden Camera Catches Catholic College Prioritizing Transgender Student, Promising Shared Accommodation With Biological Girls.The O’Keefe Media Group (OMG) has released footage from a citizen journalist showing the Housing Director at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota promising “top of the list” treatment for a fake transgender student invented for the purposes of the media sting.In footage release Wednesday evening, director Zoe Chang can be seen pledging multiple preferential accomodations for a transgender student, including but not limited to:Sharing a room or floor with biologically female students;Obtaining first place on a list for their own room, due to their...
  • Vatican to bring pope’s encyclicals to life in architecture exhibit

    04/20/2023 3:57:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Our Sunday Visitor ^ | April 20, 2023 | Justin McLellan
    Vatican to bring pope’s encyclicals to life in architecture exhibitVATICAN CITY (CNS) — Commemorating 10 years since the election of Pope Francis, the Vatican will physically represent the teachings of his encyclicals at the Venice Biennale international architecture exhibition May 20 to Nov. 26.The Vatican’s exhibit, titled “Social Friendship: Meeting in the Garden,” will take visitors through scenes in which person-like “figures,” holding their arms open in welcome and acting out scenes of dialogue, convey themes inspired by the encyclical “Fratelli Tutti, on Fraternity and Social Friendship.”The exhibit will then lead to a garden constructed of reused materials with plots...
  • Senator Tim Kaine: It’s OK For The FBI To Put Informants In Churches

    04/18/2023 7:49:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/18/2023 | Tristan Justice
    Virginia Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine gave the FBI his approval to investigate Catholic parishes in his own state on Monday. When asked by a local ABC affiliate about the FBI’s Richmond division infiltrating Catholic communities to spy on the church for alleged extremism, Kaine called the revelations a misunderstanding. “I think the key is communication,” Kaine told ABC13. “If the FBI has a concern like that, then go to the church leaders and say, ‘Hey look, we have a concern and we don’t want your members to get unwittingly caught up in something.'”Former FBI Special Agent Kyle Seraphin blew the...
  • Why Nicaragua's Cardinal is Facing Criticism Over 'Collaboration' with the Ortega Regime

    04/10/2023 6:06:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    The Pillar ^ | 4/5/23 | Edgar Beltran
    An anonymous letter has made waves in Nicaragua, after it accused the country’s cardinal of being too close to the country’s dictator, President Daniel Ortega. While persecution against the Church in Nicaragua continues unabated, a debate has cropped up among clergy in the country about the controversial, anonymous letter, reportedly written by seminarians, which accuses Managua Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes of fostering a culture of silence in the country’s seminary about ongoing religious persecution. The letter, published March 28 by Spanish Catholic outlet Religión Digital and reportedly written by three current and former seminarians, also claimed that the Nicaraguan dictatorship has...
  • Accomplished New York psychiatrist says demons, demonic possession are real based on findings from his decades long career

    04/04/2023 8:42:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 98 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/04/2023 | Leonardo Blair
    WESTCHESTER, New York — In a book he says is aimed at the well-educated with an interest in the subject, accomplished psychiatrist and professor, Dr. Richard Gallagher, delivers compelling findings from his decadeslong career to make a compelling case that demons and demonic possession are real phenomena.For many Christians, Gallagher’s findings presented in his 272-page book, Demonic Foes: My Twenty-Five Years as a Psychiatrist Investigating Possessions, Diabolic Attacks, and the Paranormal, first published in the fall of 2020, could simply be treated as an acknowledgment of what the Bible has been telling them for centuries.“In my experience, the idea of...
  • Cardinal thinks conservatives lack intelligence

    01/17/2023 7:26:22 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 22 replies
    Cathcon ^ | 17/01/2023 | Catholic Conclave
    “Certainly, You would like to see in Benedict as a deacon of conservatism. You, who have known him, you said, in effect, he had a free spirit.” "He was an intelligent man. And the hard-line conservatives, in general, lack intelligence. So, he was more conservative but he was open.
  • Francis shocks Barcelona seminarians with sexual expletives

    01/09/2023 5:08:49 PM PST · by ebb tide · 32 replies
    Daily Compass ^ | January 9, 2023 | Luisella Scrosati
    Francis shocks Barcelona seminarians with sexual expletivesThe case of the Pope’s speech at the December 10 meeting with the Barcelona seminarians is snowballing. Instead of reading the prepared speech published on the Vatican website, Bergoglio allegedly spoke off the cuff, denying (again) the need for repentance in order to grant absolution. According to testimonies collected by Germinans Germinabit, he also used vulgar expressions. It necessitates urgent clarification from the Vatican Press Office.The first to break the news was the Catalan blog Germinans Germinabit, edited by a Barcelona lawyer, very attentive to the facts of the Church, especially the Catalan one,...
  • Report: Commie Pope Francis Shocks Seminarians – Starts Hurling F-Bombs During Private Papal Audience

    01/16/2023 7:54:12 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 55 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-16-2023 | Jim Hoft
    Via Church Militant. Seminarians from Barcelona say they were scandalized when Pope Francis reportedly used the f-word and other expletives at a papal audience in Rome. According to testimonies from the seminarians, Francis ranted against “f***ing careerists who f*** up the lives of others.” The pope criticized “those who climb to show their a**,” the Italian media outlet Daily Compass reported on Monday. The trainee priests were shocked when Francis also reportedly insisted that priests should never deny absolution to penitents in the confessional under any circumstances. Eyewitnesses describe how the pontiff, at the audience on Dec. 10, tossed his...
  • Pope Francis Condemns ‘Serious Sin’ of ‘Proselytism’ but Has ‘No Explanation’ for Vocations Crisis

    01/16/2023 6:19:52 PM PST · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/16/23 | Michael Haynes
    ‘Catholicism is not proselytism,’ stated Pope Francis in a new interview, repeating his now-familiar comments on the subject of evangelization.VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis has once again condemned Catholic efforts of evangelization, stating that “Catholicism is not proselytism,” while adding he has “no explanation” for the drop in vocations in recent decades. The Pontiff made the comments in an interview he gave to Spanish language news outlet Mundo Negro back in mid-December, which was published on January 13. He made the statement while fielding a question about the Second Vatican Council, having been asked whether the Church’s “mission” had...
  • 'Catastrophe': Late Cardinal George Pell blasts Pope Francis in secret memo

    01/15/2023 2:49:40 PM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | January 12, 2023 | Misty Severi
    'Catastrophe': Late Cardinal George Pell blasts Pope Francis in secret memoA secret memo that called Pope Francis's papacy a "disaster" and a "catastrophe" was confirmed to have been written by the late Cardinal George Pell, who died on Tuesday. Pell, 81, who served as Francis's first finance minister from 2014 to 2017, wrote a memo that was published under the pseudonym "Demos” in the Vatican journalism blog Settimo Cielo that accused Francis of being silent on controversial topics in Catholicism, including communion for the divorced, female priests, and the German Catholic Church's approach toward the LGBT community. “Commentators of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] ‘Don’t We Have a Place in the Church?’: Read Pope’s Response to Argentine Priest on Seminary’s Closure

    01/14/2023 4:00:35 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | July 31, 2022 | CNA/ACI Prensa
    [Catholic Caucus] ‘Don’t We Have a Place in the Church?’: Read Pope’s Response to Argentine Priest on Seminary’s ClosureEarlier this year an Argentine priest struggling to understand the Vatican’s controversial closure of one of the country’s top seminaries wrote to Pope Francis seeking answers.The priest, maintaining his fidelity and that of his brother priests to the Second Vatican Council, as well as their devotion to the sacraments, the spiritual life, and the sick, inquired whether a literal reading of Vatican II meant the presbyterate was overly rigid.“Is this rigidity bad? Is it ideology? Don't we have a place in the...
  • Portuguese president finds Vatican’s limits on heads of state at Pope Benedict’s funeral baffling

    01/13/2023 10:19:05 AM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 12, 2023 | Louis Knuffke
    Portuguese president finds Vatican’s limits on heads of state at Pope Benedict’s funeral bafflingInviting only two countries to send official representatives reflected the Vatican's indifference toward the deceased pontiff.he president of Portugal voiced his displeasure last week at the Vatican’s restrictions on official delegations and heads of state that many countries in Europe and elsewhere were sending to the funeral of Pope Benedict XVI.The Vatican had officially invited delegations only from Italy and Germany and stated that any other delegations or heads of state would be attending in a private capacity. The Secretariat of State further asked such delegations to...
  • Just Like In A Dan Brown Novel, Vatican Conservatives Have Launched A ‘Secret Plan’ To Remove The New World Order Evangelist Pope Francis, Will It Work?

    01/13/2023 5:35:14 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 36 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 1/923 | Geoffrey Grider
    A group of Vatican conservatives apparently want to remove his woke, anti-capitalist successor Pope Francis in hopes of replacing him with one of their own. The backroom intrigue at the Vatican is heating up as religious Conservatives are plotting to overthrow Pope Francis, makes me think of Revelation 18, actually. This obviously is not the Church that Jesus started at the Cross, but as far as the ‘Whore of Babylon’ goes, it continues to be ‘right on the money’. (snip) FROM THE GATEWAY PUNDIT: The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday that Francis’s conservative adversaries in the Vatican have a “secret plan”...
  • [Catholic Caucus] How the Swiss Guards prevented the Desecration of Pope Benedict’s Body lying in state inside St. Peter’s Basilica

    01/10/2023 7:02:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | January 9, 2023 | Ann Barnhardt
    [Catholic Caucus] How the Swiss Guards prevented the Desecration of Pope Benedict’s Body lying in state inside St. Peter’s BasilicaOne of the most common phrases heard on the ground in Rome and among “Churchy people” on all sides over the past decade since Pope Benedict’s failed attempted partial abdication has been, “THEY’RE WAITING FOR RATZINGER TO DIE.”As in, the infiltrators, the Bergoglians, the Sankt Gallen Mafia, the Freemasons, the sodomites, the Luciferians – however you choose to call them. It has been openly acknowledged by ALL SIDES that there was an unspoken RESTRAINT against any full-out attempt to utterly and...
  • Pope Francis Contradicts Catholic Teaching on the Death Penalty Yet Again

    01/10/2023 6:07:08 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/10/22 | Michael Haynes
    Pope Francis now has made numerous comments directly contradicting the Catholic teaching about the permissibility of the death penalty.VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis has once again contradicted Catholic teaching regarding the permissibility of the death penalty, claiming that it is “always inadmissible since it attacks the inviolability and the dignity of the person.” The 86-year-old Pontiff made the claim in his annual meeting with the diplomatic corps of ambassadors accredited to the Holy See, otherwise known as his state of the world address. His lengthy speech was divided into sections, with his critique of the death penalty falling under...
  • Pope Francis Imposes Synodality on Rome

    01/10/2023 4:03:38 PM PST · by Hieronymus · 11 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | January 10, 2023 | Christopher R. Altieri
    It’s clear that some sort of shakeup to Rome’s diocesan governing apparatus had been coming, but both the specific form the Apostolic Constitution In Ecclesiarum communione took, and the optics created by its promulgation, are terrible.