More Martyrs in Egypt

Sometimes, following Saint Philip Neri in his spirit of joy is a difficult one, as we hear of another Islamic attack, this time on...

The Pope, Trump and Climate Change

The Holy Father and President Donald Trump finally had  a face to face meeting yesterday which, as accounts have it, began rather awkwardly, but...

Help of Christians, China and Trudeau’s Communion

Today is the memorial of Our Lady Help of Christians, a title first used by Saint John Chrysostom, patriarch of Constantinople, in 345, and...

Massacre in Manchester

ISIS has struck again, in the heart of Britain, as a suicide bomber detonated a ‘sophisticated’ device as young concertgoers were leaving an ‘Ariana...

The Queen’s Birthday

A very joyful Victoria Day to all our Canadian readers!  A statuatory federal holiday, which was originally instituted to celebrate the birthday of Queen...

Pope Benedict, Silence and Cardinal Sarah

I just came across a brief commentary by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, on Robert Cardinal Sarah's new book, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship...

The Eternal Perspective of Pope Saint John I

Today is the feast of Pope Saint John I (470-526), the first Pope to visit Constantinople, on an ambassadorial mission to Emperor Justin on...

The Pope, Fatima and Medjugorje

In his recent pilgrimage to Fatima, the Holy Father, in canonizing two of the young seers, Jacinta and Francesco, delivered a fine homily on the mysterious...

Trudeau, Trump and the Rule of Law

President Trump's recent  firing of James Comey, now-former head of the FBI, has raised hackles, mainly amongst liberals, who at one point had no...

Our Lady of Fatima, 100 years

A blessed 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima to one and all.  I will have more to say on this topic, after attending...