In the face of the coronavirus crisis that is paralysing the nation, South Africa needs policies in place to lead the country back to health.
The Coronavirus is not the first epidemic to strike the world. Yet as churches are closed and the sacraments are difficult to find, the question
We will comment on the dialogue of the Fatima seer, now-Saint Francisco Marto, as recorded in an excerpt from the famous book, The True Story of Fatima, by Fr. John de Marchi. In this dialogue during Francisco’s last illness, Sister Lúcia sat next to Francisco’s bed and gently whispered to
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We have seen how true ecology preserves, enriches and perfects nature in order to derive a benefit. It stimulates the progress of races and cultures of animal or plant species. Whereas the “green” ecologists, on the contrary, campaign to restrict or even prohibit the legitimate use of God’s creation to
Twenty years after the original Earth Summit (Eco 92), a diminished number of world leaders reconvened in Rio de Janeiro, from 20-22 June 2012, for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The earlier event promoted a radical ecological agenda based on many myths about the environment. At [the
In 1900, the Catholic Church was healthy and growing in China. There were forty bishops, about 800 European missionaries, 600 native Chinese priests, and the number of native Catholics throughout the whole of China proper was estimated at 700,000. It was during this time that the Boxer Uprising (1898-1900) started
The bestselling book, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, is dangerous for Catholics of little faith. Rarely do you see a book that is so cunningly written to shake certainties and present as inevitable a stark and Godless future now being planned. The value of the book is not
Our Lady of Good Success appeared during 15th and 16th centuries in Quito, Ecuador, to a Spanish nun whose little-known but extraordinary life has a direct connection with our days.
Here follow some excerpts from the prophecies about our times:
“Sects, having permeated all social classes, will find ways of introducing themselves into the very heart of homes to corrupt the innocence of children. The children’s hearts will be dainty morsels to regale the devil.…”
“Religious communities will remain to sustain the Church and work with courage for the salvation of souls.… The secular clergy will fall far short of what is expected of them because they will not pursue their sacred duty. Losing the divine compass, they will stray from the way of priestly ministry mapped out for them by God and will become devoted to money, seeking it too earnestly.
“Pray constantly, implore tirelessly, and weep bitter tears in the seclusion of your heart, beseeching the Eucharistic Heart of my most holy Son to take pity on His ministers and to end as soon as possible these unhappy times by sending to His Church the Prelate who shall restore the spirit of her priests.”