Bulgarian Archaeologists Uncover Christian Complex

Novinite: A large complex of small Christian churches has been gradually unearthed by Bulgarian archaeologists in downtown Sofia during continuing excavations at the construction sites of the Sofia Metro. During the excavations near the Serdica metro station and the TZUM department store in the downtown of the Bulgarian capital last summer, the archaeologists found the…

Priest Slaps 9 Year Old Girl in Church

How vicious! Totally deplorable: Thrissur, India:  A nine-year-old girl who failed to take confession in a Church here was allegedly slapped by the angry Vicar, prompting the child’s father to file a police complaint.      The police said as per the complaint, Father Paul Pulikottil, the Vicar of the nearby Vadookara Little Flower Parish Church,…

Over 300 Austrian Priests Join ‘Call to Disobedience’

Catholic Culture reports: Over 300 of Austria’s 4,200 priests have pledged to take part in Aufruf zum Ungehorsam (Call to Disobedience), an initiative launched in June. The Call to Disobedience document cites “the Roman refusal of a long-overdue Church reform and the inaction of bishops.” Priests who support the document pledge to pray for Church reform…

The Magdala Archaeological Site

Inspires gospel reminiscing: The Magdala Center’s new guesthouse, along with a uniquely written Catholic mass will bring to life New Testament times in the Galilee.   The Magdala Center, Notre Dame Pontifical Institute’s planned guesthouse, is on the shores of the Galilee and hosts a peek into the time of Jesus. Even though the Gospels…