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China Is Already Breaking Its Vatican Deal

By Benedict Rogers at Foreign Policy: At a time when much of the rest of the world is starting to wake up to the repression, mendacity, and dangers of the Chinese Communist Party regime, the Vatican is getting even deeper … Continue reading

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Interview with Sister Lucia of Fatima

In this interview from 1957, Sister Lucia dos Santos, one of the visionaries of Fatima, talks about the message of Fatima (1917). She speaks of Our Lady’s sadness that so little attention is given to a message of such great … Continue reading

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The Calling of Saint Matthew

Little is known about St. Matthew, except that he was the son of Alpheus, and he was likely born in Galilee. He worked as a tax collector, which was a hated profession during the time of Christ. According to the … Continue reading

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Our Lady of La Salette: A Fearful Warning and a Prophecy

Our Lady of La Salette (1846) On September 19, 1846, 174 years ago today, the Mother of God appeared to two young shepherds, Melanie Calvat and Maximin Giraud, on the heights of the mountain of La Salette in France. There … Continue reading

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With men like these, they’re not going to cancel Christianity

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The Lady of all Nations

In answer to questions from clergy and faithful internationally, Bishop Josef Maria Punt, Bishop Emeritus from the Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam, provides a brief history and clarification of the position of the Church regarding the apparitions of the Lady of All … Continue reading

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Vatican’s management culture creates tension and insecurity

Edward Pentin, Vatican, September 16, 2020 VATICAN CITY — “I had no rights,” said Eugenio Hasler, a former lay official who worked at the highest levels of the Governorate of Vatican City State, the Vatican’s principal administrative office. A respected … Continue reading

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17th September, The Imprinting of the Holy Stigmata on St Francis, Confessor

Two years before his death, St. Francis retired to mount Alverno where he began a fast of 40 days in honour of St. Michael the archangel. And lo! in the midst of his meditation he saw a figure like a … Continue reading

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Cardinal Sarah calls for a “necessary and urgent” return to in-person Mass

From La Croix: Cardinal Robert Sarah has written to all the world’s conferences of Catholic bishops, encouraging them a return to the “normality of Christian life,” in particular to the resumption of regular participation at Mass. “As soon as circumstances … Continue reading

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Septem Dolorum Beatae Mariae Virginis

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Pontifical Academy profanes Pietà

VATICAN CITY, ChurchMilitant.com: The Pontifical Academy for Life (PAL) is sparking a fresh wave of outrage after it posted a doctored image of Michelangelo’s Pietà portraying Jesus as black, ostensibly in support of the Marxist Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. Catholics, as well as … Continue reading

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The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

(From THE SAINT ANDREW DAILY MISSAL) * * On September 14, in 335, took place the dedication of Constantine’s basilica, which enclosed both Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre. “At this date,” says Etheria, “the cross was discovered. And the anniversary … Continue reading

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Margaret Sanger is being whitewashed in high school history books

From Students for Life: You’d think the foundations of the birth control movement would be explored in history classes when studying its impact on the sexual revolution. At a surface level, teachers may chalk it up to sexual decadence–they might … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Francis’ Revision of the Lord’s Prayer, the Gloria

By David Martin As reported in late August, a new Italian missal featuring a revised Gloria and changes to the Lord’s Prayer will be mandatory for Italian celebrations of the Mass from Easter (April 4) 2021. https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2020/08/pope-gets-first-copy-of-italian-missal-translation/ Avvenire, a Milan-based Catholic newspaper … Continue reading

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The Most Holy Name of Mary and the Battle of Vienna

This powerful video describing the Battle of Vienna on 11th September 1683 from ‘Sensus Fidelium’ links today’s feast of the Holy Name of Mary to this outstanding victory against the vast army of the Ottoman Turk infidels. The Holy Name … Continue reading

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