By Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - Author Don Schwager, Servants of the Word - John 10:31-42 - The Jews took up stones again to stone him. Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good works from the Father; for which of these do you stone me?" The Jews answered him, "It is not for a good work that we stone you but for blasphemy; because you, being a man, make yourself God."
By Bishop Athanasius Schneider, Catholic Exchange - Be aware that you are going to assist and participate in the most sublime act of the adoration of God, the Most Holy Trinity. You should say: “I am going to Golgotha,” “I will join the heavenly assembly of the Saints and Angels with the Blessed Virgin Mary, who are now at the Mass praising and adoring the Most Holy Trinity with love, gratitude and awe.” When you enter the church, recall to yourself the words of the patriarch Jacob: “How awesome is this place! How holy it is! It is truly the house of God and the gateway to heaven!” (Gen. 28:17).
By di Sandro Magister, L'Espresso - The top stories in Church news are the issues imposed by the dominant culture: married clergy, women priests, homosexuality made a virtue, democracy instead of hierarchy. With its “synodal path,” the Church of Germany is the emblem of this submission to the spirit of the times, feebly reprimanded by Pope Francis in public and in private... from Munich cardinal Reinhard Marx to German bishops’ conference president Georg Bätzing to cardinal and synodality synod ...
By David Warren, The Catholic Thing - Here we get into the background issue: demonization of the Catholic Church. We have entered one of the recurring periods when the devil takes the upper hand, and the faithful must watch his exertions. Fanciful charges against the Church are hardly restricted to Canada, but by reviewing the situation here, we may see what we are facing more clearly.