Four Cardinals deprived of their hats?

9-12-2016  
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On Saint-Sulpice Square in Paris there is a fountain depicting four bishops: Bossuet, Fénelon, Fléchier and Massillon. With a grain of salt it is called “the fountain of the four [pause] cardinals” because the famous preachers who adorn it were never cardinals. The same thing almost happened retroactively—and hypothetically—to four Roman prelates. On November 28, […]

Philippines: The construction of the St. Bernard novitiate church is progressing

9-12-2016  
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The St. Bernard novitiate in Iloilo, on the island of Panay, in the center of the Philippine archipelago, built its church. Begun in September 2012, the construction site is progressing to the rhythm of the donations. To help click here. St. Bernard Novitiate Purok 7, Brgy. Daga, Santa Barbara, Iloilo City, Philippines 5002 Tel: (63)(033) […]

News from Kenya

9-12-2016  
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Bishop Fellay’s visit to Kenya On 18th September 2016, the Priory of Nairobi was honoured with the presence of His Excellency Bishop Fellay, Superior General of the Society of St Pius X. After the Solemn Mass, His Excellency discovered with great satisfaction the progress of the construction of Holy Cross Academy. The parishioners welcomed him […]

Switzerland: A petition for the Cross to remain in schools

9-12-2016  
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A petition of 24,500 signatures was handed on November 4, 2016, to the Federal Chancery so that Christian symbols may be maintained in public places. At the origin of this petition begun in May 2016 is a Swiss Christian association, Der Neue Rütlibund, who wished to respond to “various attempts to banish the Cross from […]

Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Catholic Church

9-12-2016  
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Fidel Castro died on November 15, 2016, at 90 years of age. After five decades of holding supreme power in Cuba, the former Communist dictator resigned from his last official responsibilities in April 2011 in favor of his brother Raul, at the time second in command in the Party. The Cuban authorities did not reveal […]

France: Salzburg’s Geste Baroque at the Louvre

9-12-2016  
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The show Geste baroque—Collections de Salzbourg [Baroque epic—collections of Salzburg] displays 80 works of art, drawings, paintings and sculptures in the Aile Denon at the Louvre. The show was organized in partnership with the Salzburg Museum, and presents works lent by the museums of Salzburg, St. Peter’s Abbey and ecclesiastical institutions, who invite viewers to […]

Syria: A physician in Aleppo testifies

9-12-2016  
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The Lebanese daily newspaper L’Orient Le Jour reported on November 27 remarks made on November 26, 2016, by the Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohammad ben Abderrahmane al-Thani, concerning support offered by Qatar to the jihadist rebels. “This aid will continue, we will not interrupt it. Even if Aleppo falls, we will not abandon […]

Press Review: Lively Controversy Surrounding the Dubia About Amoris Laetitia

9-12-2016  
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There have been numerous statements since the publication on November 14, 2016 of the dubia about the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia submitted by Cardinals Walter Brandmüller, Raymond L. Burke, Carlo Caffarra and Joachim Meisner (see DICI no. 345 dated November 25, 2016). On November 21, the progressive Vaticanist Marco Politi wrote in the Italian newspaper […]

United Kingdom: Sunday Assembly, for a “Church without God”

9-12-2016  
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The first Sunday Assembly was held in London on Sunday, January 6, 2013, the feast of the Epiphany. The result of a Facebook appeal from two British comedians Pippa Evans and Sanderson Jones, the Sunday Assembly gathered nearly 200 participants in an old decommissioned church, St. Paul’s Church in The Nave in Islington. Since then, […]

United States: Cardinal DiNardo new president of the US Bishops’ Conference

9-12-2016  
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At the plenary assembly at Baltimore, the American bishops elected their former vice-president on November 15, 2016, as their new head: Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston (Texas). He succeeds Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky. Appointed cardinal in 2007 by Benedict XVI, he belongs, according to La Croix of November 15, 2016, to the […]

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