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Robert Louis Stevenson, Father Damien, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson visited Molokai in 1889 shortly after Saint Father Damien’s death (April 1889). He spent eight days there assisting Sister Marianne Cope (also canonized) with the lepers... More →

Asia Bibi Case Delayed, Judge Recuses Himself

Our community here in Richmond, NH, were all praying for Asia Bibi Wednesday night. As my column stated, the life of this Catholic mother of five was in the hands... More →

Urgent Prayers: Asia Bibi’s Final Appeal Case to Be Heard October 13

As I post this it is 1:00 AM, October 13, now in Pakistan. Please pray for Asia Bibi right now and before you go to sleep. Catholic Herald, Father Alexander Lucie-Smith:... More →

Clinton Staffers Rip Catholic Teaching and Catholics

Wikileaks has revealed some embarrassing anti-Catholic remarks from Hilary Clinton’s staffers. To quote Mike Church (from a Facebook post): Slick Hillary’s good squad of J. Halpin and Jennifer Palmieri,... More →

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conq_ad-rem-feature Christ the Conqueror

Our Lord Jesus Christ is truly King. As Pope Pius XI taught, He is so by right of nature, that is, by virtue of His being the God-Man; but He is also King “by a right of conquest, which He acquired when He became our Redeemer.” One way to conceptualize the life of Christ is as a warrior come... More →

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The Basilian Nuns of Minsk: The Ordeals of Saintly Mother Makrina

On 11 February 1869, Mother Irena Makrina Mieczyslavska (1784-1869), the Ihumena, or abbess, of the nuns of the Order of St. Basil the Great in White Ruthenia (today the Republic of Belarus), died in the odour of sanctity in the Roman convent of the Trinitè dei Monti, under the watchful protection of the miraculous... More →


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