Glories of the West: the sacred glory of Benedictine spirituality

The sacred and peaceful glory of Benedictine spirituality, as expressed at Vespers with the Benedictine nuns of Mary Queen of Apostles.

The 10 Most Insane Requirements of the “Green New Deal” | The Federalist

The 10 Most Insane Requirements Of The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is likely the most unserious plan that has ever been presented by any elected official to the American people.

Source: The 10 Most Insane Requirements Of The Green New Deal

Radical Democrats: Ban fossil fuel use, nuclear power, most automobiles, replace air travel with high-speed rail, retrofit every building in America to be energy-efficient, and provide for government-guaranteed jobs, housing, education, and income (even for those “unwilling” to work… yes, really). All within the next ten years. Funding source? Unspecified.

Radical Republicans: Wear red hats with “Make America Great Again” on them.

So, who gets castigated by the media…? Hmmmmm.

Roman Catholic bishops issue responses to Pope’s joint declaration with Grand Imam

 

 

 

A number of leading Catholic bishops are beginning to respond to the highly controversial joint declaration, the “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together” which Pope Francis signed with Sheik Ahmad el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Cairo’s al-Azhar Mosque, during an interreligious meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday, Feb. 4.

As a current article on LifeSite News points out, the document has incited considerable controversy among Christians for asserting that “the pluralism and the diversity of religions” are “willed by God in His wisdom” – a statement many believe contravenes the Catholic Faith. About the furthest I would be willing to go is that the pluralism and diversity of religions are tolerated by God in His mercy… which is saying quite a different thing.

Now, as I say, a number of bishops are beginning to issue letters of response (and, dare one say it – as a non-Roman Catholic, I do so dare – correction and fraternal reproof) to this document. One of these is Bishop Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of Astana, in Kazakhstan, who has become a notable proponent of Catholic (and more generally, Christian) orthodoxy in these troubled times. Continue reading “Roman Catholic bishops issue responses to Pope’s joint declaration with Grand Imam”