An Exposition Tabernacle: One Solution to That French “Desecration” Problem

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Bishop Pascal Roland, bishop of the Diocese of Bellay-Ars in France, has ordered that the Blessed Sacrament be removed from all tabernacles in his diocese, and the tabernacle doors kept open to show that it is empty.  After thieves desecrated ten churches in the diocese since October, stealing consecrated hosts from five of them, the bishop ordered that consecrated hosts be kept in a more secure location.The Diocese of Bellay-Ars described the most recent thefts on its … [Read more...]

Iconic Cross on Ireland’s Highest Peak Has Been Cut Down

Carrountoohil, the central peak of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks range, stands 1,038 feet high and is Ireland's tallest mountain peak.  For almost 40 years, a five-metre (16 foot) steel cross  has been a familiar landmark atop Carrountoohil.  It took more than 100 men to erect the heavy cross, which was brought to the mountaintop in several pieces, then assembled on site.  RTÉ,RTE, Ireland's national broadcast network, filmed the installation of the cross live in 1976.Since that time, the Car … [Read more...]