Vatican

September 1, 2015

Mercy Enough to Go Around

Pope Francis issued a letter this morning that has caused quite a stir in the media. (It’s not long; go ahead and read it.) In the letter, the […]
September 8, 2015

Priest Spends Ten Months Playing With Legos, Everybody Wins

This.  Is.  Awesome. Fr. Bob Simon, from St. Catherine of Siena parish in Moscow, Pennsylvania, has built a detailed model of St. Peter’s Basilica and Square […]
September 22, 2015

Wednesday the President, Sunday the Pope

When an American President invites someone to the White House, or even says his name in a public address, more than style points are at stake. […]
October 3, 2015

Vatican’s firing of gay priest puts “Who am I to Judge” to the test

  Today, on the eve of the Synod on the Family, a Polish priest who works–or rather, worked–in the Vatican decided to announce that he’s gay […]
November 8, 2015

Pope Francis Talks About Selling The Pieta

In a recent interview, Pope Francis spoke frankly about something that more than a few people have speculated on – whether he will sell the Vatican’s […]
April 8, 2016

Was There a Saint on the Titanic?

Canonizations can take years, even decades, but the process has been started for Fr. Thomas Byles, an English priest who died saving fellow passengers when the […]
April 23, 2016

The Power of Video: The USCCB on Religious Liberty, and Michael Voris

It could be better. It could be less talky, more dramatic — and shorter. But it’s a start. At nearly 10 minutes long, this mini-documentary, “The […]
October 24, 2016

The Vatican is Getting a McDonalds

Back in the day, like centuries ago, cardinals and bishops used to argue over such trifling matters as the divinity of Christ and the nature of […]
January 16, 2017

Break Your Silence: Speak About Amoris Laetitia!

It has been 600 days since I last composed a blog post, but this is so important I am breaking my hiatus. Almost exactly 1600 years […]