TRANSCRIPT Africa could be termed the last battleground of the Church. It is the only significant place the Church is seeing any growth. Close to 200 million Catholics inhabit the so-called Dark Continent, a term given in derision by colonial powers. The term was a reference to a claim that Africans were backward savages in great need […]
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The Holy Catholic Church, the Universal Church, is divided into three supernatural missions:
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The Church Suffering comprises the souls of the righteous suffering in purgatory as they are purified for Heaven.
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-Pope Leo XIII, Sapientiae Christianae
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Michael Voris welcomes special guest, His Excellency Bp. Anthony Borwah, to discuss current issues facing African Catholics. Robert Spencer of JihadWatch.org also joins the show as a guest. EDITORS NOTE: Originally published at ChurchMilitant.com. Watch “The Download” Every Week, Monday-Friday. Click here for Church Militant Premium—Start your 15-day Free Trial.
We’ve all heard a million times: Life’s not fair. The first time we probably heard it was when we got punished for something by our parents. Suddenly the realization dawned on us that until we left their house, life was never going to be “fair.” Well, here’s a meditation to think on for Lent: God […]
TRANSCRIPT Ninety percent fewer seminarians; 35 percent fewer priests, and many are old; 92 percent fewer religious brothers; 90 percent fewer nuns and sisters — all in the space of just 50 years. The drop in the numbers of men and women willing to give their lives for the Church has been beyond dramatic. Certainly, it […]
Here’s something we can all do for Lent. Catholics are very familiar with sins against charity by saying things we should not say: gossip, calumny, detraction and the like — serious sins. But not holding your tongue when you should say something is just as evil. To not say what needs to be said when it should […]
This “Vortex” is for any bishop who has the fortitude to do what it suggests or for any priest who might one day be a bishop. It’s a suggested letter that you should release to your diocese: My Dear Sheep, I need to be very clear with you. Many Catholics today are on the road to […]
TRANSCRIPT: During the early years of Communism in the 1920s and 30s, the evil was being spread worldwide as the Blessed Mother had predicted at Fatima in 1917. Communist parties were being formed in various European countries and in American cities as well. They were already attempting to upset the political and cultural order. But what only […]