By Gayle Somers, Catholic Exchange - In His extended teaching to His followers in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus called them to a remarkable way of life. It is helpful to understand the historical context for this session on the mountain. In the Old Testament, when Moses assembled the Israelites at Mt. Sinai after their deliverance from Egypt, God came down on the mountain to meet with them in a physical presence of fire, smoke, and loud thunder. He “spoke” the Ten Commandments to His people, giving them a radically new way to live. ....
By Justyna Braun, Crisis Magazine - A colleague at the Catholic high school where I teach approached me recently with a question. Girls at our school, he said, often dress immodestly. What could he do? He had studied Church documents and read lay publications that deplored the modern degeneration of women’s fashions. Some of these documents cite evidence of a Masonic campaign to undermine Christianity by corrupting women. Others quote statements from popes and bishops who spoke against pants, short sleeves, and low-cut necklines for women.
By Jules Gomes, Church Militant - A clerical staff member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is using his position to recruit Freemasons in the Roman Curia, well-placed sources have revealed… Outraged Catholics called for Fr. Michael Weninger to be excommunicated, after Church Militant reported that the Vatican cleric, a Freemason, published a 500-page book defiantly claiming that Catholics could join a masonic lodge and "certainly not" be excommunicated.
By The Editors, EWTN News - And while it’s far too early to predict the Democratic winner, one lamentable fact is already beyond dispute: The party, which for many decades commanded the political loyalties of the majority of Catholic voters, remains poles apart from the Church’s teaching about the sanctity of human life, with respect to abortion… In fact, the primary campaign has seen the party venture even further into pro-abortion absolutism than in previous presidential election cycles.