Monthly Archives: June 2012

ObamaCare – Individual Mandate (kind of) Upheld

The Supreme Court case on the individual mandate in “ObamaCare” – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – was handed down this past Thursday, June 28, 2012.  The name of the case was “National Federation of Independent Business Et Al v. … Continue reading

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Basilica of Our Lady Entrusted to Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter

The Basilica of Our Lady, in Fribourg, Germany, as been entrusted to the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter.  The original article is in French, so I used Google translate for it.  (There are times when my sister’s linguistic skills would be … Continue reading

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Bishop Alexander Sample on the Traditional Latin Mass

My father has been telling me about of His Excellency, Bishop Alexander Sample, over the last few years.  He is the bishop of the Diocese of Marquette, my parents’ diocese.  My father likes him very much, and has gone to his … Continue reading

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CNS STORY: Pope approves Archbishop Sheen’s heroic virtues, step toward sainthood

CNS STORY: Pope approves Archbishop Sheen’s heroic virtues, step toward sainthood. Archbishop Fulton Sheen was a native of El Paso, IL, in the diocese of Peoria.  He was a great communicator of Our Lord’s gospel, on the radio, on television, … Continue reading

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What is going on with the Society of Saint Pius X?

RORATE CÆLI: Op-Ed (English – français) SSPX: Last-minute hurdles? FSSPX: obstacles de dernière heure?. The regularization of the Society of Saint Pius X seems to have been put on hold, at least until the General Chapter of the SSPX next … Continue reading

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RORATE CÆLI: FSSP news: Ordinations and General Chapter

RORATE CÆLI: FSSP news: Ordinations and General Chapter. News on the upcoming Chapter for the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter, from Rorate Caeli.  A letter was sent to the members of the FSSP by Father John Berg. The news (Rorate … Continue reading

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ZENIT – Researcher: We’re Winning in Effort to Clear Pius XII’s Name

ZENIT – Researcher: We’re Winning in Effort to Clear Pius XII’s Name. Pope Pius XII was a great hero in World War II, helping to save hundreds of thousands of Jewish lives.  Yet many liberal Jews and Catholics break the … Continue reading

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