By Aleteia Team - Yet, what if this color also conjures up something a little more spiritual? As far as we know, Disney hasn’t mentioned the Virgin Mary when explaining the colors used by its princesses. However, it seems probable that trained artists selecting clothing colors for princesses would be unaware of, and uninfluenced by, the tradition of associating blue with the woman known as the Queen of Heaven: Mary.
By Craig Bannister, CNSNews - The unborn need to be treated like what they are – human beings – former governor and political commentator Mike Huckabee declared Friday… In an interview with Fox News, Huckabee said that that unborn babies need to be afforded the 5th and 14th Amendment rights of other children: “These are human beings, they’re babies. They have a heartbeat. They have brainwaves. They may be in the womb, but they’re humans. And they need to be treated that way.”
By Msgr. Charles Pope - The Fruits of the Holy Spirit in the Catholic Catechism and Tradition are drawn largely from St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians where he writes,.. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions and desires. Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other (Gal 5:22-26).
By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register - The decision of Chile’s 34 bishops to submit their resignations was inevitable after Pope Francis’ 10-page letter highly critical of the Church leadership in Chile was leaked this morning... Francis issued a devastating critique of the Church’s handling of abuse cases. Not only did the letter include the notorious case of serial abuser Father Fernando Karadima, which also implicated four bishops in an alleged cover-up, but also other cases were cited involving religious orders including the Salesians, Franciscans and the Marist Brothers.