Category Archives: Religion and faith

The man to whom Pope Francis refused to give an audience

To avoid angering China: HK police arrest Cardinal Joseph Zen over ‘collusion with foreign forces.’

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Fascinating application of scientific method – even to sceptics

New scientific technique dates Shroud of Turin to the time of Christ’s death and resurrection.

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Happy Easter

“God walked again in the garden, in the cool not of the evening but of the dawn.” – G.K. Chesterton

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Happy Passover to “our elder brothers in the faith of Abraham”

March 23, 2000: Saint John Paul II (the description above is his) meets Holocaust survivors at Yad Vashem. With one of them – Mrs Edith Zierer – he had an incredible connection. Reunions do not get any more emotional or … Continue reading

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Victorious Päivi Räsänen puts the bishops of Europe to shame

George Neumayr in The American Spectator pays tribute to A Christian Heroine in Finland. Related: Australian Christian Lobby to take on ‘rebel’ Liberal MPs. The Australian Christian Lobby is launching a campaign that could unseat key Liberal rebels who crossed … Continue reading

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Hunter Biden’s father has sex education advice for US parents

Exactly right: Biden says trans people ‘made in image of God,’ parents must ‘affirm’ identity.

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Rooted Reforms

We have what they call ‘opposition’ to the pope. It’s trying to build walls, going backwards — looking to the old liturgy or maybe things before Vatican II. Vatican II is unknown by many of the young generation. So it’s … Continue reading

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The Vatican’s top diplomats in Hong Kong and Taiwan removed

‘Some level of urgency’: Hong Kong bishop meets Pope Francis ahead of China deal renewal.

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Under Labor, open season on Christians will remain open

Christchurch mosque attacks: Islamic Call to Prayer to be broadcast on radio for anniversary. The Islamic Call to Prayer will be broadcast on radio stations around the country to mark the anniversary of the Christchurch mosque attacks. Quite the snub. … Continue reading

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Hero: “Do what you will. I will die but I will never let you go.”

He said to the suicide bomber he’d collared: Pakistan has first ‘Servant of God’ – Akash Bashir. When I saw this moving tribute yesterday, I didn’t think an Australian church would be violated by armed men 24 hours later. But … Continue reading

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Church-invading police were the real victims

It is a matter of regret to me that the police were placed in a position which led them to take the action they did. They should not have been placed in this position. The office of the Archbishop will … Continue reading

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Exterminationist Rhetoric

This is not 1950 anymore … this is a new year, this is a new decade, this is a new Australia and there is no room.” – Federal Liberal MP Angie Bell not only joins and endorses the Twitter-driven jihad … Continue reading

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A Pope Who Can’t Help Himself

THERE are two schools of thought on Pope Francis as a lightning rod of theological controversy: 1) he is a manipulative Peronist who enjoys upbraiding ‘rigid’ (meaning non-liberal) Catholics via the press; or 2) reporters cherry-pick and sensationalise anything allegedly … Continue reading

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Circling The Saintly Wagons

YOU don’t hear much about the “silence of Piux XII” any more. Not even the advent of the internet could do much to revive the KGB-authored calumny that the war-time pontiff had been indifferent to the fate of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Good luck, haters

Tennis player Novak Djokovic with his son. pic.twitter.com/vLNUZTZHfN — Father V (@father_rmv) January 10, 2022

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“There are no mere coincidences”

The true story of Ernest Hemingway, Gary Cooper, Pope Pius XII and Our Lady of Fatima. Please give Papa [Hemingway] a message. It’s important and you mustn’t forget because I’ll not be talking to him again. Tell him … that … Continue reading

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On Vaccines and Theology: A Response to Feser

THE great Edward Feser has posted an excellent summary of where the Catholic Church stands in the Vaccines War and I commend it to anyone interested in the theological issues involved. Solidly orthodox in every respect, the essay has two … Continue reading

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Because there is too much nation in the life of the Church

Mark Steyn notes “there has been a great absence of the Church in the life of the nation.” (Video).

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