Prayer Request for a Christian family kidnapped by ISIS–and commentary by Fr. Barron

Father, hear our prayer for their safe return.  And if it is their lot to join with your holy martyrs, grant them swift entry into heaven and that their blood may be the seed of the Church, mingled with the blood of Christ and able to convert even the hard and bitters hearts of their [Read More...]

The Spirit of the Early Christian Martyrs…

…lives in this man. Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, but they were defeated and there was no longer any place for them in heaven. And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and [Read More...]

Eternal Light through Christ our Lord

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Today’s Chance to Do a Work of Evangelization

via film: My name is Matthew Herbertz and I am a second year graduate student at Ohio University gearing up to shoot my next film entitled “The Priest”. I’ve been contacting bloggers, newspapers, media, etc to let them know and possibly help spread the news about my next film and my Kickstarter campaign found here: [Read More...]

Aid to the Church in Need Writes….

Dear Mark, I hope you are well. I am emailing from the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (UK), a Pontifical Foundation of the Catholic Church. If you have the time, I am hoping that you might be so kind as to write a short post on your blog regarding the launch of the [Read More...]

Two More Martyrs for Christ

Correction:  Three more martyrs for Christ.  Shama was pregnant when she and her husband were burned alive on Tuesday by a mob of Muslim savages. In the early Church, this couple would have been instantly canonized as martyrs and venerated as saints by popular acclaim. Good enough for me. Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi, pray for [Read More...]

Iraqi Christian to ISIS

“I am ready to die here and now.” God bless him! The blood of the martyrs is the seed of Christians. [Read more...]

Christianity in Iraq is Finished

Thanks to us. We absolutely owe it to these people to take them in as refugees. [Read more...]

More From IDC on Ted Cruz’ Despicable Behavior

Washington, D.C. – “In 1915, a German army officer named Armin Wegner… began to document a genocide that was taking place against Armenians. Over one million people, eradicated, marched into the desert, and murdered. Armen Wegner smuggled photos out at great risk to himself, to show the documented genocide that was taking place. In 1933 [Read More...]

Ted Cruz takes the prize for most vile use of Christian Suffering

…by an American politician. Takes a conference intended to help the suffering Christians of the Mideast, climbs atop a giant mound of dead Christians, and hijacks the conference in order preach about the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the State of Israel. When the crowd demands he stick to the purpose of the conference [Read More...]