Cathedral Bombed in Nigeria

Sickening! The cathedral in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri was heavily damaged in a June 7 bombing. “St. Patrick’s Cathedral was seriously damaged, windows and doors [were] destroyed, the whole building was shaken to its foundations by the violence of the explosion,” said Bishop Oliver Doeme. Local authorities said that the Islamist group Boko…

Oh My… Catholic Priest Arrested for Exposing himself on Beach!

A Catholic Priest has been arrested for exposing himself on a Florida beach: Police arrested a Catholic priest for exposing himself to an undercover detective on a beach in Englewood, Fl., near Sarasota. Rev. Bernard Chojnacki, 36, a priest at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, allegedly flashed the holy of holies to a cop who was patrolling the…

A Deceased Soldier’s Letter to His Daughter

Very moving indeed: From Britain’s Daily Mail comes the story of Lieutenant Todd Weaver, who was killed by an improvised explosive in Afghanistan in September 2010.  When his wife opened his laptop computer, two days after his funeral, she found letters that her husband had addressed to her and to their baby girl, in case he…

So Blogging is Not a Good Thing Then?

In the eyes of the Church that is. It would appear as if Fr John Hunwicke has closed his blog, Liturgical Notes, that after his ordination as a Catholic priest was deferred because of some misunderstanding about the content of his blog posts: I think I had better share with my friends the distressing news that…