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The Lumen Fidei Institute – Spring Conference

A Clarion Call To Our Bishops From The Catholic Faithful of Ireland The Lumen Fidei Institute Spring Conference Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Tuesday 12th March, 2019. 9.30am to 6.00pm   The Lumen Fidei Institute sent a letter to each of the twenty-five bishops in Ireland last September, to highlight our concerns over the promotion of the LGBT agenda in our Catholic schools and the damage that this will do to children who are educated in these Catholic schools. Seventy-two percent of … Read More

Christian Unity Week – Where To?

Prayer itself is not unity. Several years ago, a well-known English Jesuit priest, Fr. Hugh Thwaites (1917-2012), gave an interview on Catholic television in which he discussed his conversion from Anglicanism to Catholicism. It was clear that, even so many years after his conversion, he still had a great affection for Anglicanism, because it was from the religion of his youth that he got a love of the Scriptures and of Our Lord. However, it was with the conviction that … Read More

Beware the Beginnings

Peter Hayes relates the story of how, following their grasp of power in 1933, Nazi thugs invaded the buildings of the National Association of German Industries, owned by Gustav Krupp, determined to get rid of Jews or other unmentionables. Of course, Krupp went to Hitler complaining at such unbecoming behaviour, but he was put in his place when the Fuhrer replied it was not his intention to curb the enthusiasm of the people in their vision for a brighter, better … Read More

Josepha Madigan TD and The Mercy Sisters (updated)

(Update 21/01/19) Some people have been in contact with the International Mercy Centre on Baggot Street and the update is that Josepha Madigan will no longer be speaking there. Thanks be to God, let us pray for Josepha’s conversion. Ave Maria… ——- In 1827, the Venerable Sister Catherine McCauley opened the House of Mercy in Baggot street in Dublin. She would go on to found the congregation of the Sisters of Mercy in 1831. A committed Catholic, Sister McAuley desired … Read More

Defending Catholic Families & Catholic Children

On Saturday 12 January 2019, John Lacken delivered a talk at a family conference organised by the Roundtower Association in Galway. You can view a video featuring excerpts from that talk above. The full talk is also available to view here. Defending the Catholic Family John Lacken – Saturday 12th January 2019 – Galway In the discussion after the conference the attention of parents was drawn to a Bill that is currently making its way through the Irish legislature. Most … Read More

The Media, the Archbishop & the Politician

On 29th December last, an article appeared in the Irish Daily Mail by Emma Jane Hade, under the heading ‘Josepha Madigan says her faith is ‘strong’ despite her liberal politics’. It is interesting to look at this article as an example of how the main stream media uses propaganda to influence public opinion in Ireland. The article tells us that Josepha is a ‘devout Catholic’ with a strong Catholic faith. We also learn that Josepha led the successful campaign for … Read More

The Islamisation of Europe – Part 2

Iben Thranholm , Theologian and Journalist, Talks to Anne Keeling About Islam Part 2 of a 2 Part Interview with Anne Keeling. (Read Part 1 Here) “Islam – The Real Threat to Christian Europe?” During the ‘Conference of Catholic Families’ hosted by the Lumen Fidei Institute in August, Mr Márton Gyöngyösi, a Hungarian politician, gave a talk called “Islam – the Real Threat to Christian Europe?” which Iben Thranholm has seen and describes as “completely spot on”. “He was really … Read More

Vatican-sponsored “youth” event, a Mixed Bag

Reflections on the Meeting of Young People with the Pope and the Synod Fathers in the Paul VI Audience Hall (Vatican City, Saturday, October 6, 2018) Fr Nicholas Gregoris Amidst the downfalls of pouring rain on Saturday here in Rome, the Pope gathered with young people and the Synod Fathers in the dry confines of the Sala Nervi, also known as the Paul VI Audience Hall inside the Vatican City State. The Pope entered the vast Hall and made his … Read More

The Islamisation of Europe

Iben Thranholm , Theologian and Journalist, Talks to Anne Keeling About Islam Part 1 of a 2 Part Interview with Anne Keeling. (Read Part 2 Here)   The biggest problem: lack of faith Iben Thanholm is generous with her time and in sharing her knowledge with Catholic Voice readers on a topic that exercises many in Europe today and on which she holds unique ideas, that of the Islamisation of Europe.  She is currently writing a book on this subject, … Read More

French President Insults African Mothers of Large Families

French President Emmanuel Macron has insulted African women who have large families.       by James Risdon – Lifesitenews He is being called out by one group for “racism.” Macron made his comments at a Goalkeepers event in the shadow of the United Nations in New York. That’s an event hosted by tech giant Bill Gates and his wife Melinda’s pro-abortion and pro-contraception Gates Foundation, in late September. “One of the critical issues we have regarding the African demography is the fact … Read More

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