By Msgr. Charles Pope, National Catholic Register - I have written many times on the orientation of the priest for the Eucharistic Prayer. I strongly prefer an eastward (ad orientem) posture, in which the priest and God’s people all face in the same direction toward the Lord as the Eucharistic Prayer is prayed. Rather than restate all the reasons for my preference here, I direct you to what I have previously written
By Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., Breitbart -Climate change alarmists continue to preach the dogma of global warming in a textbook case of cognitive dissonance, despite record low temperatures in different points around the globe... This past week, Buffalo and Watertown, New York, registered their coldest week in recorded weather history. Boston, too, is set to tie its record of seven straight days with temperatures remaining below 20 degrees...
By Diane Montagna, LifeSiteNews - Two Italian archbishops have joined three bishops of Kazakhstan in professing the “immutable truths about sacramental marriage.”.. Like the Kazakh Ordinaries, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former apostolic nuncio to the United States, and His Excellency Luigi Negri, archbishop emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, have taken issue with Pope Francis’ official interpretation of Amoris Laetitia
By Rob Schwarzwalder, The Stream - There are many public policy issues, foreign and domestic, that should burden the hearts of Christians... But here at home, there’s none more important than the ongoing destruction of unborn life... Nothing is more brutal or final than killing... The sheer number of abortions in our country make ending abortion-on-demand the most urgent moral need of our time.