January 14, 2019 – The German Government Forcibly Removed These Children From Their Parents Over Homeschooling

https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/01/14/the-german-government-forcibly-removed-these-children-from-their-parents-over-homeschooling/?utm_source=ADF+International+Newsletter+Signup&utm_campaign=98e8f5d27d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_25_07_09_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7732cae558-98e8f5d27d-92558921&mc_cid=98e8f5d27d&mc_eid=749ce7a1dd German police officers forcibly removed the Wunderlich children from their parents for homeschooling, which is illegal in Germany. (Photo: Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images) In its decision last week, the European Court of Human Rights has undermined its claim to being the “conscience of Europe” and pitted parents against children. The court was […]

January 9, 2019 – Pakistan: 500 Muslim Leaders Sign Islamabad Declaration

https://zenit.org/articles/pakistan-500-muslim-leaders-sign-islamabad-declaration/ “The Declaration of Islamabad is a step in the right direction. We need to develop it to improve the image of the country: this is the way forward: government and opposition must work together to legislate on good policies, while civil society, religious communities and all citizens must work together for the social, civil […]

January 3, 2019 – Pope Francis’ letter to the U.S. bishops

https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2019/01/03/0006/00019.html#traduzione Entering with trust into Jesus’ prayer to the Father, we want to learn from him and, with firm resolve, to begin this time of prayer, silence and reflection, of dialogue and communion, of listening and discernment. In this way, we will allow him to conform our hearts to his image and help us discover […]

December 17, 2018 – Convicted for criticizing islam: Roger Kiska denounces

  Roger Kiska, J.D., Christian Concern, London. Concerns with the case of E. S. v. Austria. On 13 December 2018, the ECLJ coorganized a Seminar at the Council of Europe: “New challenges to the Freedom of Religion in Europe in the Light of the Recent Judgments of the ECHR”

December 3, 2018 – Be celibate or leave the priesthood, Pope Francis tells gay priests

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-homosexuals-book/be-celibate-or-leave-the-priesthood-pope-tells-gay-priests-idUSKBN1O10K7 Men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be admitted to the Catholic clergy, and it would be better for priests who are actively gay to leave rather than lead a double life, Pope Francis says in a new book. While he has previously spoken of the need for better screening of candidates for the […]

December 1, 2018 – In New Book, Pope Francis Addresses Homosexuality and the Clergy

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/in-new-book-pope-francis-addresses-homosexuality-and-the-clergy In an excerpt from the book, released Friday by Religión Digital, the Pope said he is concerned about the issue of evaluating and forming people with homosexual tendencies in the clergy and consecrated life.

November 30, 2018 – Cardinal Müller: Spiritual Renewal Needed to Fight Sex Abuse

http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/cardinal-mueller-spiritual-renewal-needed-to-fight-sex-abuse The former Vatican prefect said in a recent interview that rules, norms, and discipline are ‘not enough’ for Church reform unless there is true conformity to Jesus Christ.

November 23, 2018 – Catholic Herald (UK)

November 23, 2018 Is a man entitled to kill to defend his property from burglars? Benedictines in the age of Facebook The suffering poet who sighed for lost Edens The broadcaster ruffling feathers at home and abroad Even in exile, Syriac Orthodox Christians remain divided Heretic of the week The legalisation of abortion may force […]

November 21, 2018 – Mobilizing Men: Rome Hosts First International Catholic Men’s Conference

http://m.ncregister.com/daily-news/mobilizing-men-rome-hosts-first-international-catholic-mens-conference The Nov. 3-7 event featured the papal preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, and aimed at fortifying men for the key role they play in their families and in the life of the Church.

November 19, 2018 – Albania: Peaceful Coexistence Between Religions Frees the Best Strengths

https://zenit.org/articles/albania-peaceful-coexistence-between-religions-frees-the-best-strengths/ “The peaceful coexistence between citizens belonging to different religions, is a way that can be concretely borrowed and that produces harmony and frees the best strengths and the creativity of a whole people, transforming simple coexistence into true collaboration and fraternity,” said Pope Francis to participants in a pilgrimage from Albania, on November 19, […]