The Social Kingship of Christ

Today, the last Sunday in October, is the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King (Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Regis), according to the pre-Vatican II calendar of the Church which is still observed by those clergy and religious who celebrate the Mass according to the 1962 Missale Romanum, and the Divine Office according to … Continue reading The Social Kingship of Christ

2 Investigative Journalists: Corona coverage is Corona Hype

Why do I have the feeling that this same sort of thing is happening in the U.S. as we write?

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by Br. Alexis Bugnolo

FromRome.Info presents here an un-official English translation of a public letter of protest by Catherine Riva and Serena Tinari, 2 investigative journalists who specialize in the coverage of health issues in Switzerland, and co-founders in 2015 of Re-Check, an organization which reports on issues of the quality of health care in the Helvetian Republic. They wrote in French at AntiPresse.net, on April 5, 2020.

Swiss media and coronavirus: stop fueling fear

by Catherine Riva & Serena Tinari

We are concerned that the current media coverage of the coronavirus epidemic is primarily anxiety and emotional. This stems at least from two factors: on the one hand, a presentation of the figures which does not allow to get as realistic a view as possible of the gravity of the epidemic and the way it is evolving in Switzerland; on the other, to the tendency to pinpoint unrepresentative…

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The Gospels, “Q”, and “The Synoptic Problem”

Since the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, there has been a spike in social media traffic concerning something called "Qanon", with political leftists in an unusually elevated (even for them) state of agitation, and those on the right responding more or less in kind.  If you're really bored, run … Continue reading The Gospels, “Q”, and “The Synoptic Problem”

The Passion of St. Thomas More

Note:  This piece was written for, and originally published by, Br. Alexis Bugnolo's blog, FromRome.info, in two parts.   Your humble blogger is the author. THE PASSION OF ST. THOMAS MORE The story of St. Thomas More and his ultimately fatal disagreement with King Henry VIII of England leapt from the history books into the popular … Continue reading The Passion of St. Thomas More