I am now stopping news posting on this website.
Thank you to the many people who have been praying.
Thank you also to all of those who have constructively engaged and contributed to this news website.
Please pray for Deacon Nick, our Bishop, myself, and the Church.
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BISHOP OF LANCASTER
“Bishop Campbell did not close down Protect the Pope
‘Back in 2010 Deacon Nick Donnelly set up the Protect the Pope website/blog, as a direct response to the campaign of hostility and ridicule from sections of the media and lobby groups against Pope (Emeritus) Benedict . . . → Read More: Statement by the Right Rev Michael Campbell OSA Bishop of Lancaster
It is with sorrow that I am writing to let you know that Bishop Campbell, the Bishop of Lancaster, has refused Nick’s request to resume news posting on Protect the Pope. Bishop Campbell has also stated that he does not want anyone posting on Protect the Pope on Nick’s behalf.
Although I have been news . . . → Read More: Bishop Michael Campbell effectively closes Protect the Pope
Just to let you know that I am not intending to post over the Holy Week and Easter break.
However, as I ‘close’ I would like to share with you some quotes which Nick shared with me today:
Blessed John Paul II speaking in 1980.
“We must be prepared to undergo great trials in the . . . → Read More: Protect the Pope: Closing for Holy Week
In an address to politicians and pro-life activists Pope Francis sets the horror of abortion in its true sphere – the reduction of man to a commodity.
“If you look at life as something that is consumed it will also be something that sooner or later you can throw away, with abortion to begin with. . . . → Read More: Pope Francis condemns abortion as the beginning of the commoditisation of people
On Friday in his audience with the BICE [International Catholic Child Bureau] Pope Francis spoke about his commitment to promoting the protection of children’s rights, especially in view of the sex abuse scandals. The area of physical protection has perhaps been more reported in the media than the wider concern that the Pope also showed . . . → Read More: Quoting a teacher about secularism Pope Francis says, ‘I don’t know if we’re sending the kids to school or a re-education camp’
POSTED BY Patrick Lawler
“One of the teaching days on the Westminster CCRS course I attended was specifically for teachers in ‘Catholic’ (you’ll see why I place it in parentheses as we go along) diocesan schools, mostly primary schools, as it turned out but with a few from secondary. The theme of the day was . . . → Read More: An account of dissent and political correctness at an Archdiocese of Westminster CCRS study day for teachers by Patrick Lawler
POSTED BY jim Aherne
All just want to share my joy and appreciation at the news that the Institute of Christ The King are to run St Walburghs in Preston as a Traditional parish in the city.This is wonderful.I am grateful to the Bishop and the Diocese. Time this iconic Catholic Church enjoyed some special . . . → Read More: New Evangelisation with the Extraordinary Form at St. Walburge’s church, Preston
Christianity is not a philosophy, or a self-help programme, or education or a peace movement, says Pope Francis
“Christianity is not a philosophical doctrine; it’s not a programme for life survival or education, or for peace-making. These are consequences. Christianity is a person, a person raised on the Cross, a person who annihilated himself to . . . → Read More: Christianity is not a philosophy, or a self-help programme, or education or a peace movement, says Pope Francis
Stop trying to impose your politically correct intolerance on a Christian country, government minister tells atheists
Eric Pickles, David Cameron’s Communities Secretary, has told militant atheists to stop trying to impose their politically correct intolerance on the UK:
“I’ve stopped an attempt by militant atheists to ban councils having prayers at the start of . . . → Read More: Stop trying to impose your politically correct intolerance on a Christian country, government minister tells atheists