Thomas Peters

March 13, 2013

Habemus Papam! Pope Francis!

It’s incredible the surprises the Holy Spirit has in store for us! The first non-european pope. A Jesuit who has chosen the name Francis. The first
March 7, 2013

Video: The Precise Moment an Atheist Finally Explains to Piers Morgan What It Means to Be Catholic

What a “modern” moment — the moment when well-known atheist Penn Jillette explains to self-described Catholic Piers Morgan what it means to be Catholic (at least,
March 5, 2013

Coolest Thing Ever? Catholic School Hosts Conclave!

I spotted this on the Fr. Z blog and was bowled over by the attention to detail. Talk about Catholic education! Here’s one photo of the
February 28, 2013

Every American Bishop Invited to Participate in March for Marriage

Part of their letter reads: We are grateful for this opportunity to express support for the Marriage March and to encourage participation in this event. We
February 26, 2013

The New Pope Will Inherit a Prepaid Trip to the USA

While many of us are focusing on who the next pope will be, an announcement made yesterday gives us a big clue about when we will
February 21, 2013

Archbishop Chaput: “I Support the Marriage March”

Archbishop Charles Chaput has expressed his support for the March for Marriage, asking his priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to “do all you can to
February 11, 2013

First Reactions to Pope Benedict’s Resignation [Updated]

I just awoke to the news. First reaction: Pope Benedict has been speaking openly about the precedent of a pope stepping down due to age or
February 7, 2013

How do you get 300,000 people to read your pro-marriage defense?

Simple: a) Be a sucessor of the apostles (as Bishop Thomas Paprocki is) and have something profound and urgent to say about a question in the
February 1, 2013

Obama Offers Yet Another Insufficient “Compromise” on the HHS Mandate [UPDATE]

After years and years of public comment and controversy, the Obama administration once again has chosen a Friday afternoon to quietly release yet another compromise on