Another “I Accuse” from Archbishop Viganò

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In a letter published on September 27, 2018, but postdated September 29, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò repeated his accusations: he claims Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and other members of the clergy being prosecuted for abusing minors did indeed enjoy the complicity of the highest ranks of the hierarchy to keep their misdeeds from being known.

Happy Feast of Our Lady of La Salette

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Over 170 years ago, on September 19, 1846, Our Lady appeared to two children on the mountain of La Salette in the Isère region of France.

The Story of Archbishop Lefebvre’s Resignation (2)

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A Contested Superior

The Story of Archbishop Lefebvre’s Resignation (1)

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When he was received into the Académie Française on December 15, 2005, the anthropologist and philosopher René Girard delivered a eulogy to his predecessor, the Dominican Ambroise-Marie Carré. In one short sentence, he described “all that the post-conciliar chaos was dilapidating – the sense of what sin is, unconditional commitment, love for Catholic dogma, scorn for idle controversies” (René Girard and Michel Serres, Le Tragique et la Piété). He also mentioned the “experimental activities” that much of the clergy enthusiastically put into practice, “at the time when all the ambitious were capitalizing the word ‘contestation’.” This was in 1968.

An Arizona Law Regarding Embryos Leaves Pro-Choice Partisans

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In the state of Arizona, a law on frozen embryos came into effect on July 1, 2018; henceforth, custody of the embryo will be granted to the party intending to allow its birth.

Vincent Lambert's Parents Beg French Government for Bas

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For five years now, Vincent Lambert’s parents have been requesting their son’s transfer to a facility that specializes in caring for patients in a minimally conscious state.

The Resistance Against the Seal of Confession Law Takes Form

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Several Australian States have decided that the seal of the confessional can be violated in cases of abuse of minors. The Church will have none of it, and the storm is gathering in Oceania.

Catholic Hospitals in Ireland Will Be Forced to Perform Abor

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The Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has declared that even Catholic health facilities will have to perform abortions once the law legalizing voluntary termination of pregnancy comes into effect.

A Law in Australia against the Seal of Confession Has Cathol

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The Australian Capital Territory’s (ACT) Legislative Assembly has adopted a new law obliging priests to report information obtained in confession when it involves abuse of minors.

US Supreme Court Defends Bakery in Same-Sex Wedding Case

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On June 4, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who declined to make a cake for a same-sex couple’s ceremony in 2012.