“Be worthy of the flame consuming you.” —Paul Claudel
Father Patrick Peyton, known for his slogan, “The family that prays together, stays together,” traveled the world to spread devotion to the Virgin Mary through the Rosary.
In his first-ever public comments on the issue, the Vatican Secretary of State categorically stated no money was misdirected to the Vatican from a multimillion-dollar bequest that was made to the order.
The Center for American Progress, a longtime critic of religious freedom protections, has claimed churches seeking equal treatment under coronavirus public health rules have been “distorting religious freedom into a license to spread the coronavirus.” But religious liberty experts disagree.
Catholic publishers in the United Kingdom are turning to social media and online sales in an effort to survive the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their businesses.
Pierpaolo Finaldi, CEO of the Catholic Truth Society (CTS), told CNA that many publishers had lost 60-70% of their normal income after the government imposed a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the disease.
Bishops in Northern Ireland have strongly backed a call by a campaigner with Down syndrome to reject a law permitting abortion up to birth on grounds of disability.