Bishop Caggiano tests positive for COVID, skips priestly ordination

Bridgeport, Conn., Jan 2, 2021 / 04:35 pm (CNA).- The Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport has announced that Bishop Frank Caggiano is in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday. Bishop Caggiano has been systematically testing for COVID every Monday. On...

AND ON TO THE EPIPHANY…

….and it is worth pondering Benedict XVI on the subject:  read here  Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

You can have an abortion but you can’t go to church

Published in today’s National PostRe: Houses of worship have a role to play in fighting COVID, Jamil Jivani, Dec. 22Jamil Jivani says “If governments want to better engage front-line workers and families, they ought to partner with churches to help with...

Indiana Jones and the Three Wise Men

I love putting together stuff that nobody thought of putting together before, so here’s the link between Indy and the Magi: You know the backdrop for the final scene in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade is the famous “Treasury” at the historic site of the ancient...

Vatican City set to launch COVID-19 vaccinations this month

Vatican City, Jan 2, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Coronavirus vaccines are scheduled to arrive in Vatican City next week, according to the Vatican director of health and hygiene. In a statement released Jan. 2, the head of the Vatican health service, Dr. Andrea Arcangeli,...

Benedict XVI Warned Us Years Ago of Dangers Ahead

Alan Holdren Pope Benedict XVI arrives for a canonization ceremony in St. Peter’s Square, Oct. 24, 2011. Several times during his pontificate, Pope Benedict XVI sounded the alarm about the direction society was taking, and told us what we must do in response. Read the...

17 New Year’s Resolutions from Jonathan Swift

Charles Jervas, “Jonathan Swift,” 1710 In 1699, at the age of 32, the famous writer compiled 17 personal resolutions in a list he called, “When I come to be old.” Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Catholic Bishop Released Five Days After Kidnapping in Nigeria

Bishop Moses Chikwe, auxiliary bishop of Nigeria’s Archdiocese of Owerri. Bishop Chikwe, the auxiliary bishop of Owerri archdiocese, was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 27, in Owerri, the capital of Imo State in southeastern...

The Cappadocians and the Last Days

Today’s fourth-century saints, Saints Basil of Caesarea (+379) and Gregory of Nazianzen (+389), comprise, together with Basil’s brother Gregory of Nyssa (+395), the trio known as the Cappadocian Fathers, from the region now in modern Turkey from which they hailed....