Dealing Babies, Courting Death

As Thomas More and Pope John Paul II both say, all suffering is a form of punishment, but one that is – and should be – medicinal and rehabilitative. God sends us calamities, disease, pandemics and death so that we might be converted from the ways of darkness, before...

Two Other blogs

(1) NLM describes a fine Flanders rood-screen in the V&A. My advice to prospective Catholic art-lovers visiting London would be to visit the building next door to the V&A, the Brompton Oratory. Its shell  is a [very good] Victorian pastiche of Roman baroque,...

Laudato si': Atlanta archdiocese’s sustainability efforts 5 years on

Denver Newsroom, May 22, 2020 / 04:58 pm (CNA).- Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, when she heard that Pope...

What Jesus Revealed to Julia of Norwich About a Hazelnut

By Regis Martin | Imagine you’re having an encounter with someone really quite special. Not an avatar, for heaven sake, whose existence is entirely unreal even as you create one after another amid the sad solipsisms of… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Church fighting Mississippi coronavirus restriction was burned down

CNA Staff, May 22, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Authorities are investigating the burning of a Mississippi church as a potential arson. The fire comes less than a month after the church filed suit arguing the city’s stay-at-home order was unconstitutional. First...