Church News

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 13, 2013

Pope Who? Learning About the Man who is Pope Francis I

When Pope Benedict XVI was elected, it was a delightful and welcome surprise. He was the cardinal that so many Catholics hoped, but dared not believe,
March 15, 2013

Will the pope with one lung bring unity with the East?

I’m no theologian and I’m sure Stephen White will correct any mistakes or errors that I’ll make here. But I think that each of the last
March 28, 2013

Eau du Sheep

Men who spend a lot of time around animals tend to pick up certain qualities of those animals. Smells, in particular, can cling rather stubbornly. Take
April 5, 2013

(UPDATED) US Army Training MATERIAL Refers to Catholicism as “Religious Extremism”

It’s one of those things that makes you wonder just what they’re hoping to slip past us. Thanks to the Archdiocese for the Military Service, USA,
April 9, 2013

Remember that ugly statue of John Paul? Poland to the rescue!

Remember that ugly statue of Pope John Paul II that was unveiled in Rome back in 2011? Yeah, this one: After an outcry, they “updated” the
April 11, 2013

Servant of God, Emil Kapaun Awarded Medal of Honor

Emil Kapaun was born in 1916 on a farm near Pilsen, Kansas. In June of 1940, he was ordained a Catholic priest for the Diocese of