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19th Century Church Under Threat of Closure and Future of Two Catholic Primary Schools in Doubt CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 18, 2016 GRIMSBY'S only listed Catholic church, St Mary's on the Sea, is under threat of closure along with St Pius X following a review by the diocese recommending its closure. And the future of the two Catholic primary schools in North East Lincolnshire - St Mary's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy in Grimsby and St Joseph's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy is in Cleethorpes - is also in doubt as part of what ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/19th-century-church-under-threat-of.html
Poland and China Under Communism TEA AT TRIANON - November 14, 2016 From The National Catholic Registe r: One of the great Church-state controversies in history was precisely over the "investiture" of bishops in the 11th century, with Pope Gregory VII prevailing over King Henry on the precise question of who had the authority to appoint bishops. Even so, Gregory's victory for the Church's liberty was honored more in principle than in practice — he died in exile. Likewise, in ...http://teaattrianon.blogspot.com/2016/11/poland-and-china-under-communism.html
Poland Opens Huge Catholic Shrine - After 224-Year Wait CLERICAL WHISPERS - November 11, 2016 Poland has marked its Independence Day by opening a huge Catholic shrine first proposed more than two centuries ago. The cornerstone of the Temple of Divine Providence in Warsaw was laid in 1792, but a Russian invasion and two world wars stalled progress. The most recent work began in 2003, attracting €50m (£43m; $54m) in private donations. For Poland's conservative government, the shrine is an emblem of perseverance - and nationalism. The country has a large ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/11/poland-opens-huge-catholic-shrine-after.html
Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica BIG C CATHOLICS - November 8, 2016 November 9th, the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the oldest and highest ranking of the Eternal City's four major basilicas. The Basilica of Saint John Lateran is the ecclesiastical seat of the Holy Father, the Bishop of Rome (not Saint Peter's Basilica as popularly believed). In honor of this feast, here is Father René Butler's excellent homily for the same: Fr. René J. Butler, M.S. Provincial Superior, La ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2016/11/feast-of-dedication-of-st-john-lateran.html
Polish Bishops Oppose Catholic Group's Support of Gay Rights Campaign CLERICAL WHISPERS - September 27, 2016 When a group of Polish Catholics declared support for a gay rights campaign, their involvement was quickly condemned by the country's bishops conference. Having raised the issue in the church, however, the group is determined to press on and ensure the atmosphere of understanding engendered by Pope Francis finds a louder echo in Poland. "The bishops' reaction is only a first step -- what matters is that they've now felt it necessary to take up a position ...http://clericalwhispers.blogspot.com/2016/09/polish-bishops-oppose-catholic-groups.html