SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019
That the working document for October’s Synod of Bishops calls the Amazon region a source of revelation is a “false teaching,” Cardinal Gerhard Mueller said Tuesday. If in the Instrumentum laboris of the Amazon synod, “a certain territory is being declared to be a ‘particular source of God’s Revelation,’ then one has to state that
July 16, 2019
A quote from St Augustine has apparently been banned from Facebook. Domenico Bettinelli, a pro-life activist from Massachusetts, said in a blog post that a passage by St Augustine from the Divine Office was taken down because it violated Facebook’s “Community Standards on hate speech”. The quote says: “Let us never assume that if we
July 16, 2019
As the British parliament continues to consider a bill on Northern Ireland including amendments that would legalize abortion and same-sex marriage, a peeress from the region has warned the amendments are “not workable.” The bill and its amendments will take effect only if the Northern Ireland Assembly, which has been suspended the past two years
July 16, 2019
The Diocese of Orange will dedicate its Christ Cathedral July 17 after a seven-year, $77-million renovation process. “I would pray and hope that it (the Christ Cathedral) will build on the heritage we have and help bring new life and commitment and joy in the age we live and that through here the diocese will
July 16, 2019
Last night, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that clinics referring mothers for abortion services will no longer be able to receive Title X funding, effective immediately. In 1970, Title X was enacted as part of the Public Health Services Act providing Health and Human Services funds to assist eligible low-income and uninsured
July 16, 2019
It is the oldest Marian site in the world, located in northeastern Israel: Mount Carmel, which means “garden of the Lord”. The prophet Elias prayed on its summit for rain after a three-year drought. From the Mediterranean emerged a tiny cloud in the shape of a foot, which slowly rose into the sky and poured