VIDEO: Catholic Identity Conference 2017 Talk

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A report on the Vatican under Pope Francis, given at the Catholic Identity Conference 2017, Weirton, West Virginia, Oct. 29, 2017.

Foreclosing on Faith: A Dramatic New Film on Church Closings

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The Catholic documentary, premiering at the ‘La Femme Film Festival’ in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, aims to facilitate a dialogue between all those involved in this tragedy and to offer possible solutions.   A new documentary film on the tragedy of church closings in the United States will receive its first major showing at

Building Peace in Ireland – Martin McGuinness’ Short Interview with NCRegister in 2007

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ROME — Northern Ireland’s Protestant Unionist party used to accuse Martin McGuinness of being a commander of the Irish Republican Army. Today, however, decades of sectarian fighting have ended and McGuinness, a Catholic, is now leading Northern Ireland’s governing assembly with his former Unionist opponent, Rev. Ian Paisley. McGuinness spoke with Register Correspondent Edward Pentin

Newt Gingrich: Struggle for Religious Freedom Will Define Future of the U.S. for Next 50 Years

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As the Presidential elections draw closer, I caught up with former Republican Presidential candidate and erstwhile Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich. In this Oct. 7 interview during a pilgrimage to Rome, Gingrich, an historian and convert to the faith, discusses his concerns about this year’s election in light of the next President’s possible choices

From Casuistry to Mercy, Towards a New Art of Pleasing? — An Essay on the Malaise in the Church by Msgr. Michel Schooyans

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Here below, by kind permission, is an essay by the respected Msgr. Michel Schooyans on what he sees as the underlying causes of the current malaise in the Church and in wider society. Msgr. Schooyans has a doctorate in philosophy and theology and lectured at the Université Catholique de Louvain, as well as being a visiting professor at

Video and Transcript of Bishop Fellay Interview

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Here below is the video and transcript of a May 13th interview with the superior general of the Society of St. Pius X, Bishop Bernard Fellay. My write up on the interview can be found here. Part 1/3: The Superior General of the Society of St. Pius X gives a rundown of the reconciliation process and explains that

Preview: SSPX’s Bishop Fellay Talks Exclusively to the National Catholic Register

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Coming soon in a lengthy exclusive interview with the National Catholic Register, the superior general of the Society of St. Pius X gives an overview of current talks between the Society and the Holy See, his views on Pope Francis, and what he sees as the “catastrophic” state of the Church today. Look out for

Talk on the Controversial Synods on the Family

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THE CONTROVERSIAL SYNODS ON THE FAMILY Edward Pentin Hanus Fellowship, Bratislava, Slovakia April 26, 2016   Introduction Thank you all for coming here to hear me speak about the controversial Synods on the Family. I think it was Bismarck who said laws are like sausages, one should never see either being made. Well I think

A Call for ‘Ecological Conversion’

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VATICAN CITY — In his encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis has issued a lengthy warning on the “destruction of the human environment” that draws on theology and “the best scientific research available today” to challenge all people to be better stewards of creation. The six-chapter, 184-page document, whose subtitle is “The Care for Our Common

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