Topic / Catholicism

Fashion magazine GQ disses Bible, annoys Catholic writer

Last month GQ took a swipe at some of the world’s best known books, saying that ‘some are racist and some are sexist, but most are just really, really boring’. On the list of “21 books you don’t have to read” were such classics as The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger and […]

Papal bone fragment needs a home. Where would you put it?

Please don’t say toss it in the trash because that has already happened – which is why a London waste disposal company is asking people to suggest what should be done with the thing. According to The Catholic Herald, the bone fragment is a piece of Pope St Clement who is said to have hobnobbed […]

Bavaria orders crosses to be displayed on all state buildings

In a moment of sheer lunacy, the government of Bavaria recently ruled that all entrances to state buildings must display a Christian cross – a move that has annoyed many, including a Catholic cardinal. Said Bavaria’s new leader, Markus Söder, pictured hanging a cross in the entrance area of the Bavarian state chancellery in Munich on April […]

Catholic pundit says hospital had ‘imprisoned’ Alfie Evans

In a swingeing attack on Liverpool’s Alder Hey Hospital, US-based Catholic commentator Matthew Archbold accused hospital administrators of ‘imprisoning’ Alfie Evans and wanting him dead to preserve ‘faith’ in a ‘socialised’ health care system. Shortly before the boy’s death last Saturday, Archbold, writing for The National Catholic Register, outrageously claimed: A young boy was imprisoned, […]

Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on sexual abuse charges

Australian magistrate Belinda Wallington ruled today that there was enough evidence to proceed with a trial against George Pell, 76, Australia’s most senior Catholic and treasurer for the Vatican. He was given a large police guard as he entered the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court in front of dozens of media representatives and members of the public. […]

Hondurans ask ‘who will rid us of these Catholic scoundrels?’

The priests pictured above are Auxiliary Bishop Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, left, and Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodriguez Maradiaga – and right now people in Honduras are asking why no action is being taken against them following an investigation that revealed that the bishop had sexually abused seminarians and nicked almost a million pounds given to the […]

Bishop blasted by Scottish secularists over BBC complaint

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Paisley, John Keenan, above, was accused yesterday by the Scottish Secular Society of ‘fabricating a ridiculous conspiracy that the BBC is seeking to oppress the Catholic Church’. The Society was reacting to reports that Keenan had sent a letter to the director of BBC Scotland, Donalda MacKinnon, outlining his concerns of […]

Christian Legal Centre & Pope involved in Alfie Evans case

Tom Evans and Kate James, above, the parents of a boy on a life support system, today lost the latest round of their legal fight to have Alfie Evans moved to a hospital in Rome.  Evans and James, according to the BBC, failed to persuade the Supreme Court that Alfie was being unlawfully detained at […]

Irreligious Britain is entering a ‘frightening new Dark Age’

Bishop Philip Egan of the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth – pictured above with a glum young novitiate – warned at the weekend that a ‘frightening new Dark Age’ brought on by the end of faith in society is imminent for Britain. According to this report, he said in an April 15 pastoral letter: The demise […]

BBC homophobia video blasted for being offensive to Catholics

A video entitled ‘This is how homophobia feels in 2018, has been bashed by the Bishop of Paisley, John Keenan, for being ‘offensive to Catholics’. The video was posted on the Facebook page of BBC The Social, a project aimed at young adults and managed by BBC Scotland. In once scene it depicts a priest holding […]