Monthly Archives: October 2013

Letter to the Cardinal Gracias regarding Political Support

Letter to Cardinal Gracias Taken from the Website of CNPaul The Hindustan Times news report dated 22/10/13 Respected Cardinal Gracias, I refer to a report in the Hindustan Times dt 22/10/13 captioned “Its congress over BJP for Jamiat Leader, Cardinal”.  The … Continue reading

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The Museum of the Poor Souls in Purgatory

  Margaret C. Galitzin On a visit to Rome, a good friend who lived there promised she would show me something amazing that many tourists never find. It is the Piccolo Museum of the Poor Souls in Purgatory. It is … Continue reading

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Marriage Hall Monopolies in Mumbai

We, are preached  that  persons living together without getting married in a Church, then the same means living in mortal sin, but do our churches encourage  marriages. Today a number of churches give out open spaces to hold wedding receptions.Look … Continue reading

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The secular media caricatures the Pope’s words, but the Holy Father must beware unwittingly fuelling media spin

Does Francis’s attempts to reach out to lapsed Catholics risk sapping the motivation of those who sacrifice much in the name of faith? By Francis Phillips taken from catholicherald.uk About the author Francis Phillips Francis Phillips reviews books for the … Continue reading

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The extraordinary deeds of an ordinary Catholic

Mother Antonia Brenner decided at the age of 50 to devote herself to the inmates of a Tijuana prison By Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith on Thursday, 24 October 2013 Taken from catholicherald.uk Benedict XVI’s ‘mystical experience’ was nothing out of the … Continue reading

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Church’s mission is to ‘manifest the deeds of Jesus,’ says cardinal

Cardinal Maradiaga compares ‘man-made’ global warming and its supposed effects with apartheid: it’s a good headline but he may live to regret it Morning Catholic must-reads: 06/12/11 Organisers hope Eucharistic Congress will revive Irish Church Zemanta Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga … Continue reading

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Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi, Lex Vivendi, = Lex Provendi

This is a very very important subject. It may be a bit heady and boring to study, but is the crux of the problem all of us traditional catholics have experienced in the church and are trying, with God’s help, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis says Confession is not like going to see a psychiatrist

By Laura Gotti Tedeschi Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/09/13 Marriage is not easy but it is beautiful, says Pope Pope says he will pray for Sunderland as he poses with top We must fight all forms of racism and intolerance, Pope … Continue reading

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US bishops run for the vocations

  A Marathon starting line Priests, seminarians and lay people from the Archdiocese of Washington will be running in the upcoming Marine Corps Marathon to promote the vocations. Meanwhile the archbishops of Boston and St. Louis are making baseball bets … Continue reading

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Modern slave trade has ‘many faces,’ human rights expert says

Modern day slavery is prevalent throughout the world even though it goes by different names, a human rights activist has clarified in light of a new worldwide report. “Modern day slavery has many faces,” said Dr. Ana Steele told CNA, … Continue reading

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