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Apology to Fr. Georges de Laire

Apology to Fr. Georges de Laire

By Church Militant • February 29, 2024 •

On January 17, 2019 and thereafter, St. Michael's Media (SMM) published on its Church Militant website a story on its ChurchMilitant.com web site about Father Georges de Laire, the Judicial Vicar of the Diocese of Manchester, New Hampshire. SMM sincerely apologizes for their part in any distress or damage they may have caused Father de Laire. Read more

Church Militant Store Lent Liquidation

Church Militant Store Lent Liquidation

By Simon Rafe • February 29, 2024 •

Get yourself a bargain! Read more

Slam Dunk: Biden, Trump Easily Win MI Primaries

Slam Dunk: Biden, Trump Easily Win MI Primaries

by Jim Ellis • February 29, 2024 •

As expected, President Biden and former President Donald Trump easily captured large percentages of voter support last night as they won each party's respective Michigan primary elections. President Biden won 81.1% of the Democratic vote, despite nearly 14% of Democrats opting for the "uncommitted delegate slate," a choice promoted by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., as a protest against Biden's stance on the Israel-Hamas conflict. On the Republican side, Trump garnered 68.2% of the vote, aligning with pollsters' expectations. Read more

Pope’s Envoy Rejoices Over Founding of Hindu Temple

Pope’s Envoy Rejoices Over Founding of Hindu Temple

By Jules Gomes • February 28, 2024 •

Pope Francis' representative to Southern Arabia is "expressing the joy of the Catholic Church" at the founding of a Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, citing the pontiff's encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti.' Bishop Paolo Martinelli praised the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha temple as "a contribution to harmony based on the relationship with God" because "every place of worship reminds people that without God, human beings are lost." Read more

Biden and Trump Set to Dominate Michigan Primaries

Biden and Trump Set to Dominate Michigan Primaries

by Jim Ellis • February 27, 2024 •

The presidential nomination process continues today in Michigan, where voters from both parties will cast their votes to apportion delegates. President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are expected to win their respective primaries by large margins. According to an Emerson College poll, Biden has a 70-percentage-point lead over U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips, D-Minn. Read more

Catholic Hermitage Hosts ‘Homosexual Wedding’

Catholic Hermitage Hosts ‘Homosexual Wedding’

By Jules Gomes • February 27, 2024 •

The archbishop of Madrid has condemned the misuse of a Catholic hermitage for hosting the "wedding" of a homosexual couple after a video of the ceremony went viral on social media. On Saturday, Álvaro P.B. and Diego M. were "married" in the chapel of the hermitage of the Holy Trinity, which is located in the Finca El Campillo of the El Escorial municipal area in Madrid.   Read more

The Sorrows of St. Joseph

The Sorrows of St. Joseph

by Fr Paul John Kalchik • February 29, 2024 •

An explanation of the sorrows St. Joseph endured to fulfill God's will in his life. We often talk about the sorrows that Our Blessed Mother went through. This Lent, meditate upon St. Joseph's sorrows.  Read more

Seven Swords, Seven Sorrows

Seven Swords, Seven Sorrows

By Martina Moyski • February 28, 2024 •

The devotion to Our Lady of Sorrows — a longtime part of the Church's piety — is nowadays often forgotten. It is enshrined in Church history in the Gospel of St. John, where the evangelist writes, "Now there stood by the Cross of Jesus, His Mother" (John 19:25).​ Read more

Trump Wins South Carolina, Falls Short of Expectations

Trump Wins South Carolina, Falls Short of Expectations

by Jim Ellis • February 26, 2024 •

Despite winning a landslide victory in his opponent's home state on Saturday, former President Donald Trump is being called out by pundits as underperforming in South Carolina. As predicted by polling, Trump easily won the South Carolina Republican primary, defeating former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley by a margin of 59.8% to 39.5%. However, several polls had projected Trump to finish in the low 60s, leading to discussions about his failure to meet expectations. Read more

Vatican Permits First Blessing at ‘Homosexual Wedding’

Vatican Permits First Blessing at ‘Homosexual Wedding’

By Jules Gomes • February 26, 2024 •

A celebrity homosexual couple who intends to conceive a child through surrogacy has made history after the Vatican permitted the blessing of the duo at a "religious wedding," held two days after their civil wedding. Father Francisco Gordalina blessed Uruguayan television personality 82-year-old Carlos Perciavalle and his 47-year-old partner Jimmy Castilhos at a party for 400 guests. The couple publicly advertised it as "the first [Catholic] religious wedding in the world" of its kind.   Read more

Luxembourg Cardinal Calls for Optional Priestly Celibacy

Luxembourg Cardinal Calls for Optional Priestly Celibacy

By Church Militant • February 26, 2024 •

The archbishop of Luxembourg thinks optional priestly celibacy could attract more men to the priesthood. Read more

Polls Predict ‘Dogfight’ for AZ Senate Seat

Polls Predict ‘Dogfight’ for AZ Senate Seat

by Jim Ellis • February 23, 2024 •

Two new polls indicate a dogfight lies ahead in Arizona's U.S. Senate race. Read more

Germany Penalizes Convert Cabbie for Bible Quote

Germany Penalizes Convert Cabbie for Bible Quote

By Jules Gomes • February 23, 2024 •

A former Muslim who converted to Christianity after experiencing a miraculous healing has been fined by the city of Essen for displaying a tiny Bible verse on his taxi's rear window. Read more

Illinois Bill Puts Abortion & ‘Gender Care’ Over Parental Rights

Illinois Bill Puts Abortion & ‘Gender Care’ Over Parental Rights

By Church Militant • February 23, 2024 •

Earlier this month, Illinois's Democratic State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray introduced an amendment that would redefine child abuse to include parents' denial of abortion and so-called gender-affirming care to their children. Read more

Second Baby Safely Surrendered in Alabama

Second Baby Safely Surrendered in Alabama

By Church Militant • February 23, 2024 •

Another baby has been found in a baby box in Alabama. The newborn was recently surrendered at Madison Fire & Rescue Station No. 1, marking the second such surrender of a baby in Madison, Alabama, within a month. Read more

California Democrats Helping Republicans

California Democrats Helping Republicans

by Jim Ellis • February 22, 2024 •

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Charity Backpedals Wokeness Amid Uproar

Charity Backpedals Wokeness Amid Uproar

By Church Militant • February 22, 2024 •

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society recently placed gender politics over a 90-year-old volunteer whose late husband had MS, but it reversed course after pushback. Read more

Belgian Bishops Propose Radical Changes

Belgian Bishops Propose Radical Changes

By Church Militant • February 22, 2024 •

Belgian bishops have reportedly launched discussions on allowing women deacons and ending mandatory priestly celibacy. Read more