The following is a reprint of an article by Edward N. Peters, J.C.D., J.D., with permission.
Some three months ago I predicted that Pope Francis’ letter to the Argentine bishops, approving their implementation of Amoris laetitia, would make its way into the Acta Apostolicae Sedis. Now it has. An accompanying note from Cardinal Parolin states that the pope wishes the Argentine document to enjoy “magisterial authority” and that his endorsement thereof has the status of an “apostolic letter”.
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Update @ 9:47 am U.S. Central Time on 5 September 2017: This snapshot is taken on one day. This day represents the number of visits for a month. So the previous 30 days on 17 August 2017 is the time
If you haven’t noticed, we have returned to our previous look for The American Catholic. I didn’t like the previous look and it was quite difficult to fix, in fact, I was unable to fix. So I am returning to
The following is a guest post by Sammy. The last episode of a popular foreign Sunday evening show that hooked Americans to the T.V. for so many hours took place last week. The fiction is over and we need to
The Washington Post, and now MSNBC have begun to question the political aptitude and acumen of Madame Secretary Hillary Clinton.
John L. Allen Jr.’s name came up during an introductory meeting between the new owner of The Boston Globe, John W. Henry, and the editor of the same daily, Brian McGrory. It was an auspicious meeting because it was taking
It’s the unofficial end of Summer and it’s my annual gratuitous post of myself day. The pic below was taken in mid-July, but I waited to fix the feed to The American Catholic in order celebrate the Summer. Needless to
Our very own Dave Hartline talks to CatholicTV on their ClearVoice™ program concerning his new book, The Catholic Tide Continues to Turn. CatholicTV is the oldest Catholic TV network in the United States having been launched on January 1, 1955
The following is an informal press release from Deacon James Barnett, the Parish Administrator for Our Lady of Walsingham: Charles Hough, IV, who has received the necessary permission from the Holy See to be ordained as a Catholic priest, will
Hat Tip: Mark Shea on his Catholic and Enjoying It! presented by Patheos.
In a Time magazine interview Ozzie Guillen, major league baseball manager of the Miami Marlins and home to the largest number of Cuban expatriates, said that “I love Fidel Castro–I respect Fidel Castro.” Fidel Castro, along with Che Guevara, have
Update III: The USCCB Pro-Life Director Richard Doerflinger and Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey agree with me that this “accommodation” or “compromise” is unacceptable. Sadly Sr. Keehan of the the Catholic Health Associate found this “satisfactory”. It looks like
The Susan G. Komen Foundation did not reverse course as many have thought, suggested, or commented all over the Interwebs today. Even Austin Ruse President of C-FAM is not sure and has issued this press release: Statement by Austin Ruse
As one of our commenters found out, it’s a commercial for the ‘oh so choice’ 2012 Honda CR-V. Here is what Honda has to say: Celebrate the launch of the all-new 2012 CR-V, Honda brought Ferris Bueller’s Day Off back
The following is a press release from Fr. Michael Rodriguez concerning the unprecedented legal action taken by (his) Bishop Armando Ochoa against him (I formatted the press release to eliminate spaces, content has not been touched or changed): On January