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China is persecuting the underground Catholic bishops — even after death...

As is known, in order to sign the September 22 2018 secret accord with China on the appointment of bishops, Pope Francis had to pardon eight bishops previously installed without the approval of Rome, who had thereby incurred excommunication. One of these had died two years before, but the government of Beijing demanded and obtained this anomalous posthumous amnesty as well...

Massive crowd marches in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to protest abortion, gay marriage...

Tens of thousands took to the streets of Guayaquil, Ecuador on June 22 in support of life, marriage, conscience protections, and parental rights. Organizers said more than 100,000 people attended the march, which had as its theme, “Respect the Constitution, the family and life.” The demonstrators demanded the nullification of a ruling by the Constitutional Court of Ecuador which opens the door to redefining marriage...

Nearly identical clock to one destroyed in Notre Dame fire found in storage...

A clock nearly identical to the one destroyed in the April 15 fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris has been found in storage. The duplicate was found at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris in what is being called a “miraculous discovery.” This find brings new hope for restoration efforts at the landmark cathedral...

Cardinal Burke corrects LifeSiteNews: ‘I have never worked with Steve Bannon’...

In a statement today, Cardinal Raymond Burke issued a correction to a now-removed LifeSiteNews article, which claimed that Burke was collaborating with former President Donald Trump advisor Stephen Bannon on a film exposing homosexuality in the Vatican. The film in question will be based off a book on the same subject by Frédéric Martel...

Hollywood's abortion obsession is based on 1970s science and Harvey Weinstein morality...

As more states pass anti-abortion laws, pro-abortion advocates are making their opinions on the issue known. Alyssa Milano just issued a state-by-state abortion bill guide for filmmakers, while networks and studios continue to double-down on their boycotts of states that have passed anti-abortion legislation. Reese Witherspoon...

Indianapolis high school recognizes archbishop's oversight, agrees to fire teacher in ‘same-sex marriage’...

A Catholic high school in the Indianapolis archdiocese has said it will comply with the archbishop’s instructions to stop employing a teacher in a same-sex marriage. The decision comes days after a Jesuit high school in the archdiocese refused to comply with a similar instruction and had its Catholic status stripped by Archbishop Charles Thompson...

Mother Angelica: ‘May we see each other in Heaven!’...

Have you ever wondered what heaven is like? Will we see those we love? Be reunited with family? What kinds of flowers will be there, and if there are flowers, will they be different from the ones on earth? What will we do in heaven? Mother Angelica wondered, too, and she shared all her insights with her television audience back in 1986...

Botched Spanish statue of St. George that went viral is lovingly unrestored...

After a year’s exile and hundreds of hours of painstaking work, a 16th-century polychrome statue of Saint George and the dragon from northern Spain that made the news for all the wrong reasons has been lovingly and carefully unrestored. Last summer the Church of St Michael in Estella, Navarre, became the latest holy place to fall victim to some well-intentioned but ill-advised brushwork...

I don’t want to brag, but.....

It was Boasting Paul the end of last week at Mass. “Since many boast according to the flesh,” Paul wrote the Corinthians in Friday’s first reading, “I too will boast.” He’s all apologetic about it, excusing himself for “speaking in foolishness” like an “insane person,” but he goes at it with relish. Beatings...

We live in an age very much like the 16th century. It’s going to be a bumpy ride.....

I’m enjoying a vacation-pilgrimage with our two youngest children in Italy. Some time ago I kind of gave up on vacation for vacation’s sake. I got bored with the beach and don’t do relaxation very well. So, when our son Elias was spending some weeks in Spain on his study abroad program I suggested we meet up in Italy for a vacation-pilgrimage...