Is Indifference to the Poor Mortally Sinful?

By E. Christian Brugger | Q. Is it a mortal sin when I don’t help homeless people I see on the street? I work in a city where I see homeless people a lot. Recently, I saw a homeless woman I’ve seen a few times and felt the urge… Read the Whole Article at its...

Costa Rican bishop disappointed in legalization of gay marriage

CNA Staff, May 27, 2020 / 04:29 pm (CNA).- A Costa Rican bishop has warned that although same-sex marriage has been legalized in the country, the Catholic Church will continue to proclaim the truth of God’s plan for sexuality and marriage. Despite the change in law,...

World on Fire: How Tolkien and Lewis Responded to War and Its Horrors

By Joseph Pearce | The 20th century was the bloodiest century in human history. It was characterized by two world wars, which killed collectively between 70-100 million people, and a Cold War which potentially could have killed… Read the Whole Article at its...

UPDATE: The movie ‘Apocalypto’ – Now online!

Remember how last year I was looking for a disc of the Mel Gibson movie Apocalypto? Very hard to find. Hollywood and the libs really hate Mel Gibson. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

June 1: Monday of the Holy Spirit

KNEELING VESPERS AND DIVINE LITURGY VESPERS After the initial Amen, all kneel and sing in Tone 6: Heavenly King, Advocate, Spirit of Truth,* who are everywhere present and fill all things,* Treasury of Blessings, Bestower of Life,* come, and dwell within us;* cleanse...

Where Jesus Walked: Franciscans Guard the Grace of the Holy Places

By Kevin Di Camillo | 1. How did the Franciscans become the custodians of the Holy Land? Father Peter Vasko: It was through the intervention of Bishop Guido of Assisi in late 1209 that St. Francis had the opportunity to speak… Read the Whole Article at its...

Descent of the Holy Spirit. Holy and Glorious Pentecost

GREAT VESPERS, FESTAL MATINS AND DIVINE LITURGY GREAT VESPERS Psalm Reading “Blessed is the man…” is sung. At Psalm 140 In Tone 1 Lead my soul forth from prison* that I may give thanks to Your name. Behold, we celebrate today the Feast of Pentecost,* the descent of...

43% of US coronavirus deaths in nursing homes

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A new report on Tuesday says that more than 40% of deaths from the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States have occurred in nursing homes or assisted-living facilities. “Much more attention must be...

Pentecost in the Square

For 1st Time in Months, Pope Francis to Recite Pentecost Regina Caeli With Faithful in the Square Socially Distant Authorities Present Will Be Ensuring Individuals Follow Personal Distancing Rules Pope at General Audience: Ahead of Pentecost, Let Lives Be Warmed &...