By John Zmirak, The Stream - Steve Bannon, 'The bishops have been terrible about this. By the way, you know why? You know why? Because unable to really — to — to — to come to grips with the problems in the church, they need illegal aliens, they need illegal aliens to fill the churches.'
By Sean Morrisroe, Catholic Stand - Her letters reignited the fire of the Catholic faith in me, though it would not really blaze for many more years. The thought that she was thinking of me was humbling. Her letters helped me “come home” to the Catholic Church... Was she putting into practice Blessed John Paul II’s renewed call in the 1980s to evangelize?
By Nick Hallett, Catholic Herald - “Who will rise today for God?” the cardinal asked. “Who will dare to confront the modern persecutors of the Church? Who will have the courage to rise up without any weapons other than the rosary and the Sacred Heart, to face the columns of death of our time?”.. These modern “columns of death”, the cardinal explained, were “relativism, indifferentism and contempt for God”.
By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register - As the Church prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae in 2018, the recent revelation of a four-member stealth commission to study the document — and other subtle and less subtle attempts to weaken the Church’s moral teaching — are making the concerns of the Church figure at the 2014 synod look ominously prescient.