Monthly Archives: June 2011

Drinking Horse Semen in New Zealand

I kid you not! It is a very good thing that God is both Just and Merciful. Because if God were only Just, he might have decided by now that free will, and leaving humanity to its own devices, was … Continue reading

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West Point Chaplains Feel Privileged Ministering to Cadets

West Point, N.Y. (CNS) — Augustinian Father Edson Wood has a campus ministry assignment like none other. As brigade chaplain at the U.S. Military Academy, he is responsible for making sure that 4,400 college students have the opportunity to follow … Continue reading

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Westboro Baptist Church Members Recieve FBI Training

A shocker indeed: Washington – The FBI said Wednesday that members of an anti-gay fundamentalist group participated in the bureau’s training of police officers and FBI agents – a move the bureau says it will take steps to remedy in the … Continue reading

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Strength of the Martyrs

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Giant Statue of Jesus Christ Opened in Peru

One of the world’s tallest statues of Jesus Christ has been inaugurated in Peru despite high level opposition and Facebook campaigns mocking it. The Telegraph has more: President Alan Garcia formally opened the monument, known as Cristo del Pacifico or Christ … Continue reading

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From Bulletproof Vest to Vestments

Via the Deacon’s Bench comes this feel good story: From Alaska comes this unusual story of a divorced father recently ordained a priest (shown below with his daughter): It started out as just another routine day on patrol for Officer Steve … Continue reading

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Israeli Software Aims to Shed Light on the Bible

Ha’aretz reports: A team of scholars and scientists are hoping the algorithm they developed will give intriguing new insights about what researchers believe to be the multiple hands that wrote the Bible. Software developed by an Israeli team is giving intriguing … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI Marks 60 Years as a Priest

The Catholic Herald reports: Celebrating Mass with archbishops from 25 countries, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on his 60 years as a priest, calling it a demanding and “awe-inspiring” ministry that brought him closer to God. The Pope’s unusually personal recollection came … Continue reading

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Irish ‘Catholics’

Via Fr Z’s blog: A new video from Michael Voris. Weep.

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The Miriam, Daughter of Yeshua, Son of Caiphas Ossuary

Arutz Sheva reports  on the recovery of the ossuary belonging to Caiaphas’ granddaughter: 3 years ago  an ancient inscribed sarcophagus was turned over to the Theft Prevention Unit of the Antiquities Authority. It was discovered by grave robbers who plundered and ancient … Continue reading

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