The McCarrick Report: What Cardinal O’Connor said in 1999

The McCarrick Report: What Cardinal O’Connor said in 1999

CNA—The Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick released Tuesday includes a letter written by an American cardinal in 1999, who objected to McCarrick’s potential appointment to higher office, on the basis of existing allegations of misconduct, including incidents involving sharing a bed with seminarians at a New Jersey beach house. On Oct. 28, 1999, Cardinal John…

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

CNA—While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive president-elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort Worth has called for prayer, saying the vote tallies are not yet official. “This is still a time for prudence and patience as the results of the presidential election have not been officially authenticated,” Bishop…

McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick’s career and decades of sexual misconduct

McCarrick Report: Vatican details McCarrick’s career and decades of sexual misconduct

CNA—The Vatican’s Secretariat of State published Tuesday a report on Theodore McCarrick, saying that the Holy See had received inaccurate information about McCarrick from three New Jersey bishops before McCarrick’s 2001 appointment as Archbishop of Washington. (Click here to read The McCarrick Report for yourself) The false information presented by those bishops might have been…

The McCarrick Report: What to know

The McCarrick Report: What to know

CNA—On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Vatican’s Secretariat of State will release a report on its two-year investigation into the career of ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been found canonically guilty of serial sexual abuse and misconduct, and was laicized in 2019. (Click here to read The McCarrick Report for yourself) Who is Theodore McCarrick? Theodore…

Voter Guides and Resources: Family Values, Pro-Life

Voter Guides and Resources: Family Values, Pro-Life

BOOKMARK THIS POST- There will be ongoing updates as we discover new voter guide resources. Catholic Business Journal herein provides a list of trustworthy voting resources as you make important decisions locally, state-wide and nationally.   If we have missed any resources you recommend, please let us know immediately at admin (at) catholicbusinessjournal.biz ——————— DOWNLOAD THE…

Quick U.S. news headlines you won’t find on mainstream media – 10/28/20

Quick U.S. news headlines you won’t find on mainstream media – 10/28/20

In western Arizona, over a hundred miles of new border wall is getting results – Washington Examiner There Really Has Been a ‘Trump Effect’ on Immigration – National Review The Riots in Philadelphia: Decisions by the city’s leadership are not likely to reduce such tragedies – WSJ Texas energy production is key to maintaining national…

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett as U.S. Supreme Court Justice

RELATED RESOURCES: Amy Coney Barrett sworn in as Supreme Court justice at White House – Fox News (see final vote)

Humble Catholic Parish Priest Cuts through the Clutter on Elections and Non-Negotiable Catholic Values, REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL PARTY

Humble Catholic Parish Priest Cuts through the Clutter on Elections and Non-Negotiable Catholic Values, REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL PARTY

Motivated by the severe division in this country, recent mindless violence in our cities and—most of all—by a profound and enduring love of Christ and His teachings, Fr. Edward Meeks delivered a courageous sermon at Christ the King parish in Towson, Maryland, on October 11, 2020. It is remarkably clear, respectful of every individual—regardless of…

Who is Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett?

Who is Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett?

CNA—Following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, speculation on who President Donald Trump will nominate to replace the Justice has focused on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who currently serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.    Who is Amy Coney Barrett? Barrett first…

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Shirtless Arson Careful to Wear Mask as He sets Catholic church in Florida on Fire; Pastor urges prayer, forgiveness

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Shirtless Arson Careful to Wear Mask as He sets Catholic church in Florida on Fire; Pastor urges prayer, forgiveness

CNA—Police are searching for a man who broke into a Catholic church in Florida on Friday and tried to burn it down. The church’s pastor in a Sept. 20 video urged prayers for the man and thanked God that the church survived the attack.  Surveillance video shows a young man, shirtless and wearing a surgical…

Saint vs. Congresswoman:  After AOC decries statue, Hawaiian Catholic says St Damien of Molokai ‘gave his life’ serving lepers

Saint vs. Congresswoman: After AOC decries statue, Hawaiian Catholic says St Damien of Molokai ‘gave his life’ serving lepers

CNA—A Hawaiian Catholic catechist said that St. Damien of Molokai is a “hero” to the Hawaiian people, after an outspoken congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), claimed the statue honoring him in the U.S. Capitol is part of colonialism and “patriarchy and white supremacist culture.”  St. Damien “gave his life” serving the isolated leper colony at Kalaupapa…

July Fourth Trivia: The Original and Fascinating History of July 4th

July Fourth Trivia: The Original and Fascinating History of July 4th

At the outbreak of fighting in April 1775, few colonists wanted complete independence from Great Britain. Those who did were thought to be radical. By the middle of the following year, however, sentiments had shifted and many more colonists now favored independence. Then, in August 1775, a royal proclamation from Great Britain declared that the…

More than 200 Citizens and Catholics Protect City’s Namesake Statue from Mob in St. Louis

More than 200 Citizens and Catholics Protect City’s Namesake Statue from Mob in St. Louis

CNA—According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, some 200 people were at the protest on Saturday. Catholics defending the statue at the protest prayed the rosary and sang, and several police officers separated them from the protesters. The Archdiocese of St. Louis on Sunday released a statement defending the city’s namesake, amid calls from activists to…

“If we cannot sleep, de Blasio won’t sleep,” Furious New York residents say

“If we cannot sleep, de Blasio won’t sleep,” Furious New York residents say

Daily Mail—Furious New York residents honk their horns outside the NYC Mayor’s home in the middle of the night over his refusal to address the constant fireworks across the city keeping them up at night. New Yorkers fed up with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s inaction in dealing with the noise caused by late-night fireworks that…

Young Catholic missionary helps ignite faith on college campus

Young Catholic missionary helps ignite faith on college campus

At the start of my college career my main hesitation had a lot to do with my Catholic faith. My biggest fear was that with all the distractions college provided, even those not inherently bad like school, work, and sports, I would lose my faith. And that fear was very real, but by the grace…

Archbishop Viganò’s powerful letter to President Trump: Eternal struggle between good and evil playing out right now

Archbishop Viganò’s powerful letter to President Trump: Eternal struggle between good and evil playing out right now

Reposted below, in full, is the powerful letter of former Apolstolic Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Vigano, to President Trump, sent yesterday. June 7, 2020 Holy Trinity Sunday Mr. President,             In recent months we have been witnessing the formation of two opposing sides that I would call Biblical: the children…

Open Churches and Houses of Worship Now, Trump says

Open Churches and Houses of Worship Now, Trump says

May 22, 2020—“Today, I am identifying houses of worship, churches, synagogues and mosques as essential places that provide essential services,” Trump said in today’s White House press briefing. “Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but have left out churches and other houses of worship, it’s not right,” he continued. “So…

Analysis: The Church in the U.S. is going broke. Here’s why, and what it could mean

Analysis: The Church in the U.S. is going broke. Here’s why, and what it could mean

CNA—Well into the pandemic’s grip on American public life, parishes and dioceses are preparing a return to some new kind of normal. Masses are resuming, albeit for small numbers in limited circumstances. Catholic schools and universities are making plans to reopen in the fall. Regrettably, even the ordinary fault lines and debates among Catholics, somewhat…

On the Front Lines in New York: One Catholic priest at work

On the Front Lines in New York: One Catholic priest at work

New York Post—Raul Luis López never had the chance to say goodbye. López was hospitalized for COVID-19 on April 3 before succumbing nearly three weeks later. The 39-year-old native of Oaxaca, Mexico, suffered from diabetes which worsened his illness. The day he left for treatment was the last time his wife, Sara Cruz, saw him.…

SUMMARY: Catholic Business Journal 5-Question Coronavirus Survey Summary

SUMMARY: Catholic Business Journal 5-Question Coronavirus Survey Summary

Thank you to each person who took, literally, four minutes to answer our Quick 5-Question Survey. The responses were candid and inspiring. It’s good to know that most of our readership is “on the front lines” of work, leadership, business, innovation, healthcare and serving others. In the trenches, so to speak, of every kind of…