Daily Archives: July 18, 2011

Irish government seeks to compel priests to break seal of confessional

 From The Catholic Herald. By Michael Kellyon Monday, 18 July 2011 Enda Kenny, Ireland’s prime minister, has said that canon law should not supersede state law (Julien Behal/PA Wire) The group that represents Ireland’s Catholic priests has said the secrecy … Continue reading

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Archduke Otto von Habsburg: Monarch, Freedom Fighter, Catholic

By David G. Bonagura, Jr. On July 4th Archduke Otto von Habsburg, head of Europe’s oldest house and former heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, passed from this world at the age of 98. He was buried last week in Austria. With him … Continue reading

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