Metal Thieves Now Target Church Interiors

Churches already struggling to cope with the theft of metal from their roofs are now being targeted for items such as brass crucifixes and bible stands. The Telegraph reports: An increasing number of parishes across Britain are falling victim to raiders who steal anything metal they believe may be of value on the scrap market. Items such…

Bishops Warn Public Against Fake Priests

Manila- Catholic prelates have warned the public against certain individuals introducing themselves as priests at cemeteries during the observance of All Saints’ Day. Many Filipinos flocked to cemeteries and memorial parks nationwide to offer prayers for their departed loved ones and friends in observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. Bishop Pedro Arigo…

Humility is the Way to Safeguard our Integrity

The Word this week in The Catholic Herald: Integrity of heart and mind can never be taken for granted. It is preserved by a humility that never tires of submitting its own conduct to the scrutiny of God’s will. The noblest intentions, without constant reference to the God who was their beginning, inevitably degenerate into…

Vatican Condemns Halloween

As dangerous and anti-Christian: The Vatican attempted to put a brake on the growing popularity of Halloween yesterday, branding it anti-Christian and dangerous. The condemnation follows criticism from Catholic bishops who this week urged parents not to let their children dress up as ghosts and goblins. The Vatican spoke out on the eve of tonight’s ritual…

Witches are Real

Via Fr Dwight Longenecker: They don’t fly on broomsticks or have green skin, ( although come to think of it one witch I knew did have a sick green-ness about the gills, but I think that’s because he was a drunk) but they do cast spells and put curses on people and they do worship…

Middle Eastern Christians are On their Own

Obama’s Muslim adviser blocks his meeting with persecuted Maronite Christian leader… (AINA) — An influential Muslim adviser to the White House who has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood has succeeded in canceling a meeting between President Obama and the leader of the persecuted Maronite church in Lebanon, according to the Beirut news agency el Nashra.…