Do the Bishops Want Us to Continue Subsidizing Porn? – Crisis Magazine

No, the bishops do not want us to subsidize porn usage on the Internet but that is the reality of a position agreed to by a committee of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops on something called “net neutrality.” Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington, Vermont (who is chairman of the Communications Committee of the USCCB) … Source: Do the Bishops Want Us to Continue Subsidizing Porn? – Crisis Magazine

An Explanation for the Bewildered – Crisis Magazine

Gather round, my children. Perhaps I should have explained this before Charlottesville and Berkeley, though I never thought you would hear me. Years ago you read this poem. You said you didn’t understand it, but really you were just having too much fun in those days to pay it much attention: Turning and turning in … Source: An Explanation for the Bewildered – Crisis Magazine

Leading Artists, Architects, and Philosophers to Gather in Chicago for Sacred Arts Conference

CHICAGO (September 5th, 2017) – This October 29th, the Catholic Art Guild, a Chicago-based community of artists, will host a landmark conference bringing together leading philosophers and artists to rediscover the power of Beauty in the modern world. The conference, entitled “Beauty and the Restoration of the Sacred”,  will feature English philosopher Sir Roger Scruton, well-known for his BBC documentary “Why Beauty Matters,” as well as architect Duncan Stroik, classical artist Anthony Visco, and art historian and educator Denis McNamara. The ground-breaking conference opens with a Solemn High Mass featuring Renaissance choral music in the baroque splendor of Chicago’s historic…

Holy Thursday: The Washing of the Disciples’ Feet

Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. The devil had already induced Judas, son of Simon the Iscariot, to hand him over. So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put everything into his power and that he had come from God and was returning to God, he rose from supper and took off his outer garments. He took a towel and tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into…

Cardinal Sarah: Fight against abortion is ‘part of the final battle…between God and Satan’ | News | Lifesitenews

‘The most striking objective sign indicating that we are going into the abyss, a bottomless pit, is the tragic force of the rejection of life.’ Source: Cardinal Sarah: Fight against abortion is ‘part of the final battle…between God and Satan’ | News | Lifesitenews