Lenten Recollection for Filipinos in Rome Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The Lenten recollection with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle for the Filipino communities in Rome has been canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, CBCP News reported on March 8, 2020. Organized by the Pontificio Collegio Filippino, home to priests taking...

English Archbishop Peter Smith Dies

Archbishop Peter Smith, Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, died peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, just before midnight on Friday, March 6, 2020. In a letter to the clergy of the Archdiocese, Archbishop John Wilson wrote: “Archbishop Peter had...

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/03/20

Pope Francis has urged those suffering from the coronavirus outbreak to “live this difficult moment with the strength of faith” (full text, full video). The German Church will begin paying more compensation to abuse survivors, KNA has reported. The Holy See’s new...

To Everything, There is a Season

By Anna Abbott | Oscar Wilde, during rehearsals for his 1894 play The Ideal Husband, famously quipped, “The only festival of the Church I keep is Septuagesima.” He had been criticized for having rehearsals… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Prayers for Coronavirus Victims

Pope Prays for Coronavirus Sufferers ‘The season of Lent helps us to give an evangelical sense also to this moment of trial’ Pope Appeals for End to Suffering in Syria ‘We must not look away from this humanitarian crisis, but give it priority over any other interest’...

The University Likened to an Orange

The question of the utility of a university education came up after Mass today, and as the situation did not include the youngster going into debt or any other evil, I found myself vigorously defending Academia. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

International Women’s Day

Oh dear. It is a terrible temptation to spend 24 hours oppressing some women, since the message going out is that this is what every other male is doing. Where can a retiring shy chap like me find women suitable for oppressing? How does one distinguish them from...