The Rev. Ann Kansfield will be the first female and the first openly gay chaplain in New York City’s fire squad. MORE
Two renegade Catholic bishops plan to consecrate a new generation of bishops to spread their ultra-traditionalist movement called “The Resistance” in defiance of the Vatican, one of them said at a remote monastery in Brazil.
French Bishop Jean-Michel Faure, himself consecrated only two weeks ago by the Holocaust-denying British Bishop Richard Williamson, said the new group rejected Pope Francis and what it called his “new religion” and would not engage in a dialogue with Rome until the Vatican turned back the clock. MORE
The potent 10th century brew – used by Anglo Saxons to treat a stye – destroyed 90 per cent of the bacteria on scraps of skin taken from mice with MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus).
Interestingly the ingredients had little effect unless they were all brought together into the concoction, the study by Nottingham University researchers found. Continue reading
The priest who celebrated the unadvertised St. Joseph’s Day Mass in Bergen County has held one Latin Mass per month for the last few months, with permission from the diocese. His request not to be identified, he said, was a matter of “protocol” within the parish, which has not decided if it wants to have regular services in Latin. MORE
The Constitution, which the vice president is sworn to uphold, guarantees to American citizens the “Blessings of Liberty” and equal protection of the law. Despite that, despite “how deeply involved” Jews “are in the United States,” the occupant of the second-highest office in the land believes that…MORE
Addressing a congregation of hundreds in his central Burundi parish, Ntamwana read from the Old Testament story of Zedekiah, the last king of Judah who rebelled against God and brought destruction on his kingdom.
“We cannot choose other paths than those of love and of mutual respect for the principles that govern our country,” he said. MORE
The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African-Americans, has broken its fellowship with Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) following its recent vote to approve same-sex marriage.
The Presbyterian General Assembly, the top legislative body of the PCUSA, voted last June to revise the constitutional language defining marriage. This arbitrary change of Holy Scripture is a flagrantly pretentious and illegitimate maneuver by a body that has no authority whatsoever to alter holy text. MORE
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In some worse cases, murderers can’t kill the soul. You see, it’s the individual who kills his soul by allowing himself to die in a state of mortal sin. The murder just took his life, (Body) Satan took his soul.
Society doesn’t want God in government any more. They just don’t realize you can’t separate the soul from the body and not have repercussions.
The past three months have seen the driest winter in 84 years in southeastern Brazil. MORE