By Diane Moczar, Catholic Exchange - When the news reached Europe, there was general relief, rejoicing, and thanksgiving. As for Pope Pius, he gave credit where it was due, declaring October 7 the Feast of Our Lady of Victory; it was later changed to the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary — a name it still bears.
By Rob Schwarzwalder, The Stream - Regardless of their public smiles, these are brutal men. “Oppression of Christians in China is intensifying. Authorities have demolished hundreds of Protestant churches, knocking crosses off steeples and evicting congregations,” reports the New York Times. And now the government “has also banned online sales of the Bible and called for the development of a Chinese-style Christian theology.”...
By Philip Kosloski, Aleteia - She also wrote, “Then I saw one of the seven spirits near me, radiant as at other times, under a form of light. I constantly saw him beside me when I was riding on the train. I saw an angel standing on every church we passed, but surrounded by a light which was paler than that of the spirit who was accompanying me on the journey, and each of these spirits who were guarding the churches bowed his head to the spirit who was near me.”
By OneNewsNow.com Staff - A half-day after their Senate colleagues began reading over a confidential FBI report about Brett Kavanaugh, Republican leaders vowed Thursday afternoon to hold a confirmation vote this weekend... "What we know for sure is this report did not corroborate any of the allegations against Judge Kavanaugh," Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader, told reporters. "And the second thing we know is anything we did would not satisfy Democrats."