Lejeune

Without Fear: The Pro-Life Witness of Dr. Jérôme Lejeune

Addressing a United Nations conference on health in 1969 following his reception of the William Allen Award, Dr. Jérôme Lejeune, the discoverer of the...
Pope St. John Paul II

Message of John Paul II to the Bishop of Albano for the Centenary of...

To my Venerable Brother Bishop Agostino Vallini of Albano 1. A hundred years ago, on 6 July 1902, Maria Goretti died in the hospital at...

The Serendipity of Marriage

I attended a winter wedding this past weekend, something I have the honour and privilege of doing more often than most (attend weddings, that...

Amoris and the Sacramentality of Marriage

How are Catholic couples meant to interpret Amoris Laetitia? When already a fog of confusion surrounds the question of whether or not the divorced...

Myriads upon Myriads

A blessed solemnity of All Saints' to all our readers, a feast that goes back to the earliest days of the Church, as a...

Scotland’s Last Martyr

We're a bit late on re-posting this piece, on the last martyr of the 'Reformation' - a term which I generally put in scare...

The Last Sunday of Advent

  What follows is Pope Saint John Paul II's last Advent address, way back in 2004. He would go to his eternal reward three months...

Misunderstanding Catholicism—A Primer for Catholics and Other Christians

 I pray not only for them, but also for those who believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one,...

Holy Thursday: The Institution of the Holy Eucharist

The most vital characteristic of our Catholic faith is not its external organization that has of late, thanks to Pope Francis, attracted the attention...

The Miracle on Assumption Day

Victory in battle does not depend on who has the largest army; it is the Lord's power that determines the outcome (1 Maccabaeus 3:9) Presumably...