Where is the Patheos Muslim Channel’s Voice in the IS Genocide…


... It's strangely silent over there.Sam Rocha asks what I've been wondering for weeks now,My question to my Abrahamic brothers and sisters at the Patheos Muslim channel is, why are you not reporting on — and joining — the predominant voices of your religious community (and your channel editor)?What are we to make of the silence?Saying nothing can actually say a great deal, and probably not what you intend. Things like silent approval or apathy towards the situation. I can … [Read more...]

Novena for Religious Freedom…


... Yup. Another novena.Tomorrow begins the novena for religious freedom.With threats to religious liberty around the world, we have decided to dedicate this novena for religious freedom.“The saints have always been the source and origin of renewal in the most difficult moments in the Church’s history.” - St. John Paul IIThis novena was written to be a prayer to all Saints and particularly to Martyrs.Sign up here with Pray More Novenas to get daily reminders and the pr … [Read more...]

Church Bells Fall Silent in Mosul


... "Last Sunday, for the first time in 1600 years, no mass was celebrated in Mosul."1600 years. Let that sink in for a moment. 1600 years.The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seized Iraq’s second largest city on June 10, causing most Christians in the region to flee in terror, in new kinship with the torment of Christ crucified on the cross. The remnant of Mosul’s ancient Christian community, long inhabitants of the place where many believe Jonah to be buried, now faces ann … [Read more...]

A grave mistake is made by today’s Western liberals who actually impose on free people the standards of totalitarian regime…


"I very much regret such developments as happening in England. I myself used to live in that country and witnessed the way in which liberal and anti-Christian norms conquering ever greater areas in the public space. Because these people have not experienced persecution against the Church, they do not know what it is when your crosses are torn away from youA grave mistake is made by today’s Western liberals who actually impose on free people the standards of totalitarian regime.I believe i … [Read more...]

Why the hell should we care so much about the HHS mandate…

Asking me who's paying for these "free" pills. Go ahead, ask me.

... Do you ever feel like Catholics are the ones fighting the majority of the battles lately? Maybe it's because we like to fight about everything, being members of the Church Militant and all. Or maybe it just seems that way because blogging affords me the luxury of surrounding myself with passionate Catholics of the more orthodox ilk. Oh, I know... it's probably because politicians have no qualms picking fights and hurling insults at Catholics. Yeah, it's probably that last one.So there … [Read more...]