By Pete Baklinski, LifeSiteNews - Catholics from around the world are asking the Jesuit Order to publicly censure one of its most prominent members, U.S. priest Fr. James Martin, for promoting a bastardized pro-LGBT version of one of the world’s most revered images of Our Lady – the Black Madonna... “In Poland, where homophobia is rampant, LGBT people are on trial for ‘desecrating’ a copy of the Black Madonna. But Mary is for everyone, including LGBT people, and there is a long history of portraying her as part of different faith communities,” tweeted Martin...
By John Burger, Aleteia - In spite of severe restrictions on attending church services, the religious faith of Americans has grown stronger during the coronavirus pandemic... A Pew Research Center survey conducted last summer shows that more Americans than people in other economically developed countries say the COVID-19 outbreak has strengthened their faith and the faith of other Americans... Among 14 countries surveyed, the U.S. has by far the highest share of respondents who say their faith has strengthened because of the pandemic.
By Emma Riley, CNSNews - Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a medical doctor, said that if you have had COVID or been vaccinated against the virus and are several weeks out from your second dose, you should "throw your mask away and tell Dr. Fauci to take a leap."... Senator Paul also cited a Stanford University study showing that the mandatory lockdowns made no difference in changing the trajectory of the virus compared to simple health-safety suggestions.
By Paul Murano, Church Militant - Joe Biden's anti-life agenda is becoming obvious, despite his administration's claim... Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, who chairs the U.S. bishops' pro-life activities, stepped up to the plate Thursday evening. In his homily in the annual March for Life vigil Mass, Naumann mentioned that abortion is not simply a theological issue but a scientific and factual one. The archbishop emphasized the unique humanity of each unborn child.