St Bernard of Clairvaux on the Coming of the Lord

I am reading up on the history of the Benedictine movement in preparation for a new class I will be teaching at the Avila Institute starting in January. It is How St Benedict Changed the World. As a Benedictine oblate, I am biased, but the writings of the Benedictine...

Once beloved Colorado priest among newly identified clerical abusers

CNA Staff, Dec 2, 2020 / 09:40 am (CNA).- Investigation into the history of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Colorado has found nine diocesan priests with “substantiated” sexual abuse allegations involving 70 more underage […] Read the Whole Article at its...

Send Fr. Z your snail-mail 2020 CHRISTMAS CARDS! – UPDATED

UPDATE 2 Dec: I received my first Christmas card today! And so I begin the list of locations… Arbor Vitae, WI If you would like to send me Christmas greetings or cards, please send by snail mail, if possible with really cool … Continue reading → Read the Whole Article...

New coalition champions spiritual rights of patients

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 2, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A new coalition seeks to promote the rights of hospital patients to have “reasonable” access to family and clergy during the pandemic. The Health Care Civil Rights Task Force is a project of the Christ Medicus...

Hong Kong Democracy Protestors Sentenced to Months in Prison

Jimmy Siu Protesters march in Sha Tin against Hong Kong’s extradition bill in June 2019 Political leaders from the United States and Great Britain decried the sentencing of the three activists. Read the Whole Article at its Original...