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
Couldn't have said it better myself, so I won't try. Thanks, Timman. Such a tragedy that in less than a century since this feast was instituted by His Holiness Pius XI, our society has been so thoroughly secularized that even most Catholics give blank stares in response to any mention of the Social Kingship of … Continue reading Feast of Christ the King
I once again restate an excellent post by The Timman. I couldn’t agree more with his sentiments.
I pass along The Timman’s thoughts concerning the redoubtable Ann Barnhardt, with my hearty endorsement.
Remember how the early news reports of the Wuhan Flu frightened nearly all of us? Recall the videos of people collapsing dead in the streets in China, screaming from apartment building windows as the doors were welded shut by "government men" in hazmat suits, vans loaded with bodies dumping them in mass graves, scenes allegedly … Continue reading A Wuhan Flu Reflection
Why do I have the feeling that this same sort of thing is happening in the U.S. as we write?
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 Timman nails it. Listen up. y'all.
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”
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