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by | Nov 12, 2022

A fired Vatican auditor and his deputy are suing the Holy See for $9.25 million, “alleging they were sacked after discovering financial irregularities,” according to an account by Reuters this week. The auditor, Libero Milone, says that Pope Francis signed…

by | Oct 4, 2022

The nation’s flagship Catholic university is getting into the business of the occult. The University of Notre Dame is selling tarot cards that can be used for divinatory purposes and witchcraft guides that teach readers magic spells. The products are…

by | Sep 28, 2022

The European elite’s sour reaction to the rise of Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s next prime minister, reveals less about her politics than its own. It harbors a death wish for Europe — a willfulness passed off as a “progressive” ideology that…

by | Sep 24, 2022

For decades, the U.S. Catholic bishops have operated like open-borders activists, hectoring Republican politicians for not supporting illegal immigration. Before the sexual abuse scandal erupted in the Church, the bishops were insufferable on this subject. After the scandal, some of…

by | Sep 23, 2022

I know the Church is truly a work of God because it has managed to survive the temples built in the second half of the 20th century, especially in Europe, although there is also some unrefined ecclesiastical architecture in the…

by | Sep 23, 2022

Sometimes liberal elites cannot disguise their anti-Catholic attitudes. We all remember California Sen. Dianne Feinstein expressing concern at Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing that “the dogma lives loudly” in her, meaning Barrett’s devout Catholicism apparently poses a danger to…

by | Sep 21, 2022

Crux reports that the trial of Cardinal Joseph Zen, a stalwart opponent of the atheistic Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is set to begin this week in Hong Kong. Zen is facing charges for his association with the 612 Humanitarian Relief…

by | Sep 3, 2022

San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy was elevated to cardinal last weekend, a significant snub to Jose Gomez, the archbishop of Los Angeles, a much larger see than San Diego whose head typically receives a red hat. As if Gomez hadn’t…

by | Aug 28, 2022

Former Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland, one of the most influential liberal American prelates of the 20th century, died last Monday. He resigned in 2002 after it came out that he had paid hush money to a male Marquette University graduate…

by | Aug 15, 2022

A Canadian-based writer named Daniel Panneton has written an article in the Atlantic that claims that “radical traditional” Catholics have “weapon[ized]” the rosary. Panneton’s article is titled “How Extremist Gun Culture Is Trying to Co-Opt the Rosary,” and its subtitle…

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