So Bill Murray Likes the Latin Mass? Well, His Sister Nancy, a Catholic Nun, Likes Catherine of Siena

Bill Murray - St. Vincent

Everyone's talking today about Bill Murray, after he said that he liked the Traditional Latin Mass.  The actor was in Toronto promoting his new comedy "St. Vincent", and he talked with The Guardian about the recent canonizations, sacred music and the Latin Mass.Speaking about the liturgy, Murray tells The Guardian reporter Catherine Shoard: "...I tend to disagree with what they call the new mass. I think we lost something by losing the Latin. Now if you go to a Catholic mass even just in Har … [Read more...]

Fr. Timothy Radcliffe Narrowly Escapes Angry Mob in Algeria

Fr. Timothy Radcliffe

Father Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., a leading English Dominican theologian and former master general of the Dominican order, narrowly escaped capture by an angry mob--being rescued at the last minute by the skilled driving of the local bishop.The Catholic Herald reports this morning that Father Radcliffe, visiting Algeria to participate in  a year-long period of reflection on the Church’s future in the North African nation, found himself in a dangerous situation.  The priest was in a car being dr … [Read more...]