Number 300

12-09-2014  
Filed under From Tradition, News

On the occasion of the appearance of the 300th issue of DICI, Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X, was so kind as to honor us with an editorial.  We thank him here for this sign of confidence in our magazine, which we find extremely moving! The truth about current […]

United States: public Satanic Cult scheduled in Oklahoma City

12-09-2014  
Filed under News, The Church in the world

A Satanic ceremony is planned to be held in the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City on September 21. To attract the curious and promote the ritual held in public, the organizers announced the deliberate desecration of a consecrated Host. Following the response of the archdiocese and the filing of a complaint with the […]

India: Anxiety over the Rise in Hindu Extremism

12-09-2014  
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In the north of India, about thirty miles from the city of Aligarh, Hindu extremists have “reconverted” 72 native Christians of the Valmiki tribe, converted in 1995. On August 26, in the village of Asoi, they transformed a Protestant temple into a temple to Shiva. According to a press release from the Catholic press agency […]

Iraq: Militants of the “Islamic State” impose rule of terror

12-09-2014  
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After the departure of the last Christians from Mosul (see DICI no. 299), His Beatitude Louis Raphael Sako, Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon and President of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Iraq, sent a letter to Pope Francis, Eastern patriarchs and the presidents of bishops’ conferences throughout the world, which was published in part on […]

The Pope’s niece confides

12-09-2014  
Filed under From Rome, News

In an interview posted at the Argentine website Tierras de América on August 12, 2014, the niece of Pope Francis, Maria Inés Narvaja, confides several observations about her uncle’s personality.  She describes him as someone who is very attentive to the poorest of the poor.  But, according to her, from a political perspective, Jorge Mario […]

Papal visit to South Korea : August 14-18, 2014

12-09-2014  
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In a short video message recorded on August 8 at the Vatican and broadcast by the South Korean network KBS two days before his departure, Pope Francis recalled that his arrival was planned within the context of Asian Youth Day, the theme of which was:  “Youth of Asia, wake up!   The glory of the martyrs […]

Switzerland: Roman Triduum for the District priests

12-09-2014  
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To celebrate the centenary of the death of St. Pius X, Fr. Henry Wuilloud, District Superior of Switzerland, invited all the priests and brothers of his district to Rome for a three-day pilgrimage, September 1-3, 2014. First Assistant to the Superior General, Fr. Niklaus Pfluger, honored the Triduum with his presence. Here is the report […]

Holy Land: The State of Things after the Bombings in Gaza

12-09-2014  
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The pastor of the only Catholic parish in Gaza, Fr. Jorge Hernandez (in the middle of the picture), was received by Pope Francis on August 29, 2014, “as a gesture of solidarity with the small community living there”, announced the Vatican in a press release by the AFP on the same day. The Argentinian missionary […]

Pope Francis said to envision a short pontificate for himself

12-09-2014  
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On August 18, 2014, on his return flight from Korea, Pope Francis answered questions from 72 journalists of eleven different nationalities who had accompanied him over the course of his apostolic journey in Asia.  The main topic was how to make a principled intervention to stop the jihadists in Iraq, but the Pope also mentioned […]

Belgium: Installing vending candles

12-09-2014  
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According to an article published on the website InfoCatho.be on July 15, 2014 the candle distribution system set up in the spring to deter thieves at the Cathedral of Tournai, Belgium, has been proven. Like an automated drink or candy machine, the test was to see if the machine would bring more funds to the […]

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