Snapshot of history: When Zen met Chen

Cardinal Joseph Zen, Guangcheng Chen, and Chen’s wife Weijing Yuan want Pope Francis to know what’s really happening in China.

This historic meeting took place because I asked Mr. Chen to attend the Victims of Communism award ceremony for Cardinal Zen in Washington.

President Obama alleges that Pope Francis supports Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – Pope Francis has been the top news story all week. Therefore, after cordial publicity with the Holy Father, President Barack Obama is deceptively trying to use him to fund Planned Parenthood and Pope Francis said nothing of the sort!

Calling all Catholics: Defend your brothers and sisters in Syria

Despite ample evidence of the grand jihad, many of our top officials who profess themselves Catholics are pushing for war on Syria. They include Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. But do they have the courage to witness brutal truth?

Answering Pope’s call, Catholic priest ‘takes to the streets’ with ‘Come My Way’ music video

NEW YORK – BlackFriar Films, a branch of the Dominican Friars, Province of Saint Joseph, is echoing the call of Pope Francis for young Catholics to “stir things up” and take their faith “to the streets.” The new BlackFriar Films music video does just that.

Father Trigilio to fellow priests: Stop dissing B16 and JP2

I love Father John Trigilio!  Read his latest @ http://blackbiretta.blogspot.com/2013/03/papal-perspective.html Some of my favorite parts: “Ever have the urge to just scream when you hear something totally stupid being offered as if words of wisdom?  Bad enough many in the secular media are clueless about papal conclaves but worse yet is when Catholic journalists, priests […]

Grateful for Pope Francis, who begins with a bang!

The election of His Holiness Pope Francis was such a delightful surprise! He’s a champion for Christ and of human rights. Thanks to Vatican Radio, here’s his first bold sermon: (Vatican Radio) – March 14, 2013 – Pope Francis celebrated the Missa pro Ecclesiae in the Sistine Chapel on Thursday afternoon. Below, please find Vatican […]