Monthly Archives: June 2013

American Anti-Catholicism and the Confessional

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicA brief history of the anti-Catholic rhetoric deployed in the US against the sacrament of Confession.See on http://www.catholicworldreport.com Advertisements

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Navy chaplain honored in Vietnam despite Communist objections

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicDa Nang, Vietnam, Jun 29, 2013 / 04:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Joseph Chau Ngoc Tri of Da Nang recently said Mass in honor of Father Vincent Capodanno, a U.S.See on http://www.catholicnewsagency.com

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New assaults on Christians in India’s Orissa state

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicMilitant Hindus have mounted a violent offensive against Christians in the eastern state of Orissa in India, claiming that Christian missionaries have forced Hindus to forsake their …See on http://www.catholicculture.org

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NFL coach teaches faith, football to Peruvian kids

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicPiura, Peru, Jun 27, 2013 / 11:15 am (CNA).- Jim Harbaugh, coach of the San Francisco 49ers, recently completed a one-week mission trip to Piura, Peru, where he taught poor children about … Continue reading

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God acts in our lives on his timetable, not ours, Pope stresses

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicVatican City, Jun 28, 2013 / 12:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- God’s action in our life is according to his own plan rather than ours, Pope Francis taught in his daily homily June … Continue reading

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The Human Family and the Family of God

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicThe recent audiences by Pope Francis emphasize the intimate, familial nature of the Church Kristen McGuire‘s insight: Too bad it often doesn’t feel that way for most Catholics. See on http://www.catholicworldreport.com

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Facing risk of death, Syrian priests remain faithful

See on Scoop.it – Just a Plain Jane CatholicRome, Italy, Jun 26, 2013 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As civil war rages in Syria, priests are choosing to stay with their people and continue pastoring them, even as a monk … Continue reading

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