A recent Gallup poll revealed that during Pope Francis’ pontificate, which began in 2013, the Catholic Church in the United States experienced the largest decline in weekly attendance in decades.
For the feast of Pentecost, 2018, Fr. Coenraad Daniels, superior of the St. Bernard Novitiate in Iloilo, on the island of Panay, in the center of the Philippine archipelago, gave some news on the progress of the construction intended to provide a truly religious setting for the Society Brothers and seminarians who spend a formation period there.
With more than 25 schools and 1 college in the United States, the principals are sending the call for teachers to join this vital apostolate.
Pope Francis has unified “in the person of the bishop” two dioceses that will now become one. This decision was motivated by the “decline in the numbers of the clergy and in religious practice”.
“My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings at 2:30,” announced the little boy’s father on Facebook. Alfie’s death at the hospital, despite the repeated appeals from the pope and the Italian government to transfer him to Rome, brought to a close a week of intense struggle both in the media and in the courts.
In the United Kingdom, nearly 200 locations are ready for the prayer groups who will come to recite the Rosary on the coasts on April 29, 2017. Nine bishops have announced they will attend the event.
In the wake of the Second Vatican Council, the “received wisdom” in the West, particularly the United States and Europe, was that the Catholic Church had not only made its peace with liberalism, but had internalized its core tenets.
The SSPX will be celebrating the 160th anniversary of Our Lady's apparition during its annual pilgrimage - the deadline for registration is March 31.
Fr. Paul Robinson's book discusses the natural union of science and religion. In it, the Big Bang Theory is proposed as compatible with Church teaching.