The essential apologetics of Louis Jugnet

After republishing Problèmes et grands courants de la philosophie [Problems and major movements in philosophy] and Doctrines philosophiques et systèmes politiques [Philosophical doctrines and political systems], publishing house Chiré is releasing Thomistic philosopher Louis Jugnet’s Catholicisme, foi et problème religieux [Catholicism, faith and religious problem] this month. As we noted in the preface we were […]

A Brochure on the Canonization of John Paul II

11-04-2014  
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Under the title “A New Saint?” a brochure edited by the Society of St. Pius X exposes the serious doubts raised by John Paul II, using and developing the study by Fr. Jean-Michel Gleize, professor of ecclesiology at the seminary of Econe, that was published in the January 2014 (#372) edition of Courrier de Rome. […]

Pakistan: Young Christian killed by the Taliban

11-04-2014  
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A young Christian woman was killed by the Taliban in northern Pakistan for providing assistance to her cousin who had recently converted to Christianity. According to a press release from Vatican news agency Fides dated 3 March, the young woman whose exact age was not specified had spent months on the run with her cousin, […]

Switzerland: Archbishop Lefebvre’s sermons on the vocation of religious brothers

11-04-2014  
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The recording service at the seminary of Ecône is offering a previously unreleased set of CDs on the vocation of the spirituality of the Brothers of the Society of St. Pius X. The set contains selections from sermons from Abp. Marcel Lefebvre and is entitled Au service du sacerdoce de Notre-Seigneur Jésus-Christ [In the service […]

Vatican: Radio Vatican digitizes the voices of the Popes

11-04-2014  
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The sound archives of Radio Vatican have just been digitized, making 8000 original recordings of popes, from Pius XI through Francis, available to listeners. These archives were presented April 1st 2014 by Fr. Federico Lombardi, director of Radio Vatican, and Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, emeritus prefect of the Congregation for Bishops and former collaborator of […]

Europe: A campaign to mobilize families

11-04-2014  
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The Federation of Associations of Catholic Families in Europe (FAFCE) launched a campaign on March 26, 2014, across the European Union for politicians in favour of the family, ahead of the European elections that will take place in May. The campaign is called “Vote for Family 2014”, and it aims to “encourage candidates in the […]

France: Two copies of the Holy Shroud presented to the diocese of Chambéry

11-04-2014  
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On March 31, 2014 the diocese of Turin gave the diocese of Chambéry two life-size copies of the Shroud of Christ. The archbishop of Turin, Abp. Cesare Nosiglia himself, handed the two fabric pieces, each measuring slightly over 1×4 metres, over to his fellow bishop of Chambéry, Bp. Phillippe Ballot. One copy has now been […]

Belgium: “Islamic Theology” option now offered at the University of Louvain

11-04-2014  
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As DICI no. 281 (13/09/13) announced, the Dutch-language Faculty of Catholic Theology at Louvain is planning to offer a new option, “Islamic Theology”, beginning in September 2014, as part of its Master’s program called “World religion, interreligious dialogue and religious studies.” According to Professor Lieven Boeve, dean of the Faculty of Theology, interviewed by the […]

United States: Two Moslems file a 5 million dollar lawsuit over hindrance at prayer

11-04-2014  
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In the United States, a Moslem couple has decided to sue the owners of the Empire State Building for having been “humiliated and discriminated against because of their Islamic religion.” Amina and Fahad Tirmizi are claiming “moral damages”. The Tirmizis live on Long Island in New York State. They said that they were visiting the […]

Vatican: Exhibit Verbum Domini II

11-04-2014  
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The exhibit Verbum Domini II on the history of the Bible across the eras will be displayed until June 22, 2014, at the Vatican in the Braccio de Carlo Magno room in the Vatican. Over 200 pieces from the Vatican Museums, the Vatican Library and private collections are on display, including an unpublished manuscript from […]

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