Saint Joseph Cafasso by Ermes Dovico

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China wages war on the 'Hong Kong anthem'
CASE STUDY

China wages war on the 'Hong Kong anthem'

A Hong Kong Court of Appeal order panders to the pro-China government's request to prevent the broadcasting of the pro-democracy anthem 'Glory to Hong Kong', used in the 2019 protests against the CCP. Pressure also on big tech and YouTube blocks the song.


The new norms on apparitions tear apologetics to pieces
TRACES OF GOD

The new norms on apparitions tear apologetics to pieces

The document presented on 17 May is in clear discontinuity with the approach the Church has always taken towards supernatural phenomena. The new norms deny the possibility of recognising the traces of God's intervention in human history.


China-Vatican, rewrites history to legitimise secret agreement
CONFERENCES

China-Vatican, rewrites history to legitimise secret agreement

Many Chinese speakers, video-message by the Pope and speech by the Vatican Secretary of State, Card. Parolin: the Shanghai Council of 1924 commemorated with two conferences, one in Milan another in Rome, to promote "the spirit" of the secret agreement on the appointment of bishops. Forcing history on the backs of Chinese Catholics.


How the Beijing regime terrorises Chinese students abroad
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

How the Beijing regime terrorises Chinese students abroad

Amnesty International's new report: all the ways in which the Chinese Communist Party tracks, spies on, persecutes and represses students abroad. Transnational totalitarianism. 


Stripped and searched, how British police abuse minors
UNITED KINGDOM

Stripped and searched, how British police abuse minors

Over 2,000 minors are subjected to body searches every year. The shocking reality became public knowledge after two enquiries. The government is running for cover and has already prepared new restrictive regulations for the police that will come into force this summer.


New norms to deny Marian apparitions
APPARITIONIS CUSTODES

New norms to deny Marian apparitions

Fernández’s document: six criteria to ascertain everything, but woe betide the supernaturalness of phenomena and apparitions. At most a nihil obstat, for the record, "it does no harm...".


Tightening up on apparitions: only Pope decides if event is supernatural
NEW RULES

Tightening up on apparitions: only Pope decides if event is supernatural

The new norms presented today by Prefect Fernández, provide for greater centralisation in Rome of the decision-making power on the authenticity of the alleged apparitions. A centralisation that effectively prevents bishops from pronouncing themselves, but only to regulating worship and pastoral care on the basis of six more or less stringent criteria. Scepticism of the new Vatican course continues Medjugorje.


Denatality emergency, South Korea becomes 'sterile’
DEMOGRAPHY

Denatality emergency, South Korea becomes 'sterile’

The fertility rate has dropped to 0.72 children per woman, the lowest in the world, despite substantial economic incentives. The president announces a new ministry to combat the birth rate crisis.


Unisex school uniforms and pro-trans laws, LGBT lobby wins in Japan
EAST ASIA

Unisex school uniforms and pro-trans laws, LGBT lobby wins in Japan

More than half of schools impose gender neutral uniforms. Unisex swimwear are also catching on.  The publisher of a book criticising 'transgender madness' is intimated. And now even the Supreme Court favours trans identity.


Mass graves in Canada, anti-Catholic hoax debunked
SLANDER

Mass graves in Canada, anti-Catholic hoax debunked

No human remains, just a huge lie to discredit the Church: this is the only real "discovery" three years after the denigration campaign, complete with vandalised churches and a papal mea culpa.


Eurovision 2024, Satanism dished out live on TV
POST-MODERN OCCULTISM

Eurovision 2024, Satanism dished out live on TV

At the Eurovision Song Contest, pentacles and devilish looks take centre stage in Ireland’s Bambie Thug's performance. Pro-lgbt messages normalise hell on unified European networks.


Gaza, a war Israel is losing
ANALYSIS

Gaza, a war Israel is losing

A ceasefire under the current conditions would sanction Israel's defeat, yet the attack on Rafah would also be disastrous: for the Palestinian population and politically for Israel. It is the root of the problem that must be addressed and solved.