By Catholic World News - The Vatican has issued a 450-page report on former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, acknowledging that reports of McCarrick’s sexual misconduct had circulated for years but insisting that Pope Francis was unaware of any serious charges against the influential American prelate until shortly before he was stripped of his ecclesiastical honors... The Vatican report does, however, cast some doubts on the actions of two previous Pontiffs...
By L.G. Sleiman, Church Militant - The 12 Apostles were empowered to teach the gospel, govern the Church, sanctify souls for Heaven, and to pass on their mission in an unbroken succession of shepherds until the end of the world... The Apostles launched their evangelical mission with little more than the rigorous training, the spiritual gifts, and the divine authority which Christ had bestowed upon them. The Church they helped to establish (Ephesians 2:20) had, within three centuries, transformed virtually the entire world.
By Wesley Smith, LifeNews - The news that Pfizer’s vaccine is 90 percent effective has rocked the world (a tad too late to help Donald Trump). The company will be applying for an emergency FDA approval. From the Wall Street Journal story: A vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc., PFE0.03% and partner BioNTech SE proved better than expected at protecting people from Covid-19 in a pivotal study, a milestone in the hunt for shots that can stop the global pandemic.
Complicit Clergy - In a tweet issued on November 9, Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas stated: A dark cloud has descended on this nation when the USCCB and Planned Parenthood speak in unison in support of a Biden-Harris administration that supports the slaughter of innocents by abortion for all 9 months of pregnancy... Bishop Strickland is absolutely correct – it is a dark day in America when the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offers its congratulations to most pro-abortion presidential candidate in U.S. history.