What would Monday be without a Crisis?

Well, here’s one for you: Crisis Magazine. It’s back! The press release says: Crisis Magazine is back as a digital magazine, the Morley Publishing Group, Inc. (MPG) announced today. “The Morley board and staff are thrilled to resurrect a brand that, for 25 years, fought for faithful Catholicism, sound economics, and limited government,” said Laurance [Read More...]

Caviezel: "rejected" by Hollywood after playing Jesus

The star of “The Passion of the Christ” spoke recently about the impact that landmark film had on his career. From the Daily Mail: Actor Jim Caviezel has claimed his Hollywood career was wrecked by playing Jesus. He said he was ‘rejected in my own industry’ after taking on the lead role in Mel Gibson’s [Read More...]

Got a backpack of sins? Unpack 'em in confession!

Here’s a very cool entry in the iConfess video contest. It’s Reconciliation Monday here in New York.  Want to get something off your chest (or off your back)?  Now’s the perfect time to do it. Here’s one reason why… [Read more...]

Michael Voris appearance rescheduled

After his appearance at a Catholic university in Scranton was scrapped last weekend, the popular speaker and media personality will be coming to a secular site nearby this Saturday: Michael Voris is scheduled to speak at the Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre at 6:30 p.m. His talk, “Living Catholicism Radically,” was [Read More...]

After 46 years, another Catholic voice is silenced

It’s a story no newspaper ever wants to report, but it happened this week in Wilmington. The Dialog, the newspaper for the Diocese of Wilmington is closing — and all staff members being laid off.  And that’s just the beginning.  More diocesan offices are also being shuttered, including some affiliated with Catholic Charities. Details: The [Read More...]

It's written all over her face

Here’s one stunning entry in the iConfess video contest — it says it all, brilliantly.  It was produced by students at the John Paul the Great Catholic University in San Diego.  Check out other entries at this link. [Read more...]

On Michael Voris: "It is not an approved apostolate" — UPDATED

While the Diocese of Scranton’s decision to cancel an appearance by Michael Voris has made headlines, his standing in his own diocese is meriting a closer look. A reader posted the following in the comments: The Archdiocese of Detroit recently issued the following statement regarding St. Michaels’ Media and Real Catholic TV: “In 2006, St. [Read More...]

I'm so there

The Vatican has issued an invitation to bloggers.  All I need now is an airline ticket, a hotel and cab fare. Details: The pontifical councils for culture and for social communications are inviting bloggers to the Vatican May 2 so the Vatican can “listen to the experiences of those who are actively involved in this [Read More...]

Diocese cancels appearance by Michael Voris — UPDATED

The well-known Catholic media personality and speaker won’t be giving a talk in Pennsylvania this weekend. Details: The Diocese of Scranton and Marywood University refused to host a conservative Catholic speaker this weekend after the organizations determined that he had expressed views at odds with the school’s and church’s values, they said on Thursday. Michael [Read More...]

For those who may be wondering …

…No. EWTN has not returned to broadcasting Fr. Corapi.  This discussion was heating up Facebook this morning. The Anchoress did some digging and explains why some are now hearing him on their radio. [Read more...]


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