In the Catechism of the Catholic Church, viaticum is defined as "the last Sacrament of the Christian". Normally, viaticum is given during the administration of the Sacrament of the Sick to those who are near, or in danger of, death. It has been reported that Kolbe Bryant attended the 7 A.M. Sunday Mass at his… Continue reading KOBE BRYANT’S VIATICUM: PASSING OVER TO THE FATHER
Right out of the gate, OSV’s headline, "President Trump’s pro-life moment", set off the 'neverTrumper' alarm in every Catholic patriot's brain.
The overriding consideration, never to be forgotten, is that we are all members of the one human family. The moral obligation to care for one another flows from this fact, as does the correlative principle of placing the human person, rather than the mere pursuit of power or profit, at the very centre of public policy.
The US Bishops finally got around to acknowledging the ongoing efforts of President Trump and his Administration in defending Religious Liberty. In a letter dated January 15, 2020, to commemorate Religious Freedom Day, Bishop George V. Murry, S.J. of Youngstown, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Religious Liberty, made a special… Continue reading US Bishops Praise President Trump’s Defense of Religious Liberty.
Archbishop Jose Gomez, of the Los Angeles Diocese became the newly elected President of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) today, November 12, an almost assumed outcome after having served as Vice President since 2016, Fidelity First Archbishop Gomez' comments to the Catholic News Agency following his election included the assurance of, “The… Continue reading A MATTER OF SPIRITUALITIES