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Inappropriate “Speech” at Knock Novena

by Anne Keeling Are celebrities now our spiritual guides? On Wednesday the 16th of August, during the annual Knock Novena, RTE TV sports broadcaster Marty Morrissey was the invited “speaker” at the afternoon and evening Solemn Novena Mass in the Basilica. Odd choice? Certainly. A layman for starters, and, as he confessed himself in his opening few words, no Holy Joe. In fact he went on to say that he was “no Holy Marty”. This coyly irreverent pun was the … Read More

A visiting cardinal creates confusion and contradicts Pope St. John Paul

A recent headline in an Irish weekly newspaper stated “Children must be priority when marriages fail – top cardinal”. The article then went on to state “One of the Pope’s closest advisers on the family has insisted that when dealing with marital breakdown, the Church must put the needs of children ahead of a simplistic application of rules.” I have to say that I find this problematic, but first I also want to look at something else this Cardinal adviser … Read More

92 Year-Old Canon Speaks Out Against Dictatorship of Belfast Pride Rally Bias

THERE is little in the way of fair and even-handed reporting across print and broadcast media outlets on issues relating to Moral Law. And nowhere is it more keenly felt than the reports of the recent Belfast’s Pride Rally in the mainstream press. Reporting on the event, BBC Radio Ulster claimed the rally, which saw PSNI (Police Service of Northern Ireland) and Gardaí officers march in uniform in the parade for the first time, was the “biggest rally to have … Read More

The Maccabee Solution

Thank You for Your Support – As I begin writing this article we are just one week into our fund raising campaign for ‘The Lumen Fidei Institute’. In just one week we have managed to raise almost one third of our initial target of €25,000. To those of you who have responded so promptly to this call, a big thank you. Your support and encouragement means so much, not just to me, but to my wife and family as well. … Read More