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How long would you hold out, waiting – suffering pitilessly – for news like this?

See NCCL’s blog Looking East for the answer.

https://lookingeast.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/the-news-shes-been-waiting-for-19-years/

And the story behind it. (more…)

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Terri Schiavo – Vatican citizenship: another project ‘declassified’

One day in late-March 2005 a simple telephone call to the Holy See’s Secretariat of State — headquarters of the Vatican’s ‘international diplomatic corps’ — received a terse reply, here paraphrased: if it can be done in accordance with international law, we’ll see what can be done.

It was all we needed to hear. (more…)

“V” is for victory over the passions, especially of the emasculating sort

V4Victory Young Men’s Program (V4V) is a 30 day program-retreat offered July 16th to August 15th at (more…)

Could Terri Schiavo be a saint?

Could Terri really be considered a saint for the pro-life cause?

Read the reasoning on the following three linked pages. Then, think — and pray — about it. (more…)

Might Vatican citizenship have spared Terri Schiavo death by dehydration?

[archive: February – March, 2005 — declassified: March 31, 2014]

It was, as the saying goes, something of a ‘long shot’.

At first glance, the obstacles seemed insurmountable. (more…)

A break into prison

When read to a group of legislators in the Pennsylvania State Assembly heard testimony read from the following letter, a small group of them descended on the State Correctional Institution in Somerset.

It seems that, according to inmates, none there had ever experienced anything quite like it before. (more…)

A way to resolve the continued crisis in the Catholic Church in North America?

What really ails the members of the Catholic Church in North America? (more…)