The Evisceration of John Paul II?

The plot of this Pontificate thickens, as news of the summary and forthwith firing of two pillars of the Pope John Paul II Institute...

World Day of Prayer for the Church in China

In 2008, Pope Benedict XVI declared May 24thas the world day of prayer for the Church in China, composing a special prayer through the...

Mary, Conceived Without Sin

Que soy era immaculada Concepciou - I am the Immaculate Conception These are the words with which Our Lady replied to Saint Bernadette Sobirous, in...

Should the Church Obey the State? The Limits of Law

I have a reflection out this morning on Catholic World Report, on the Limits of Law and Obedience, if you'd like to peruse my...

Saint Raymond, Pope Benedict and the Code of Canon Law

Today is the feast of Saint Raymond of Penyafort (1175-1275), one of the first Dominicans (officially known as the Order of Preachers) eventually becoming...

Digital Doomsday?

Get ready to have your credit, bank and driver's card digitalized, along with your passport and health records, vaxx and booster status, and so...

Blessed Marie-Leonie Paradis

There is a trio of Canadian Saints in this week: Saint Marie of the Incarnation, on the last day of April; Saint Francois de...

The Muddled Metaphysics of Darwin

(Today, August 20th, marks the anniversary of the publication Darwin's Origin of Species, in 1858, whose full title includes also "by Means of Natural...

Skeptical Trump and the Paris Accord

I for one find it encouraging news that Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris Accord, whose official term is...

Moscati, Trump and the Melee

I must confess that I had no idea today was the feast of Saint Joseph Moscati (+1927) medical man and miracle worker, who signifies...