Posted by: Fr Chris | April 10, 2011

More thoughtful points

I am still struggling with an injured right arm, so typing is very hard. Some links to read:

Ireland and its long term crisis in Catholicism: time for massive changes; will Rome back them?

Population Research Institute is an international non-profit which works to end coercive population control, and fight the myth of overpopulation which fuels it. Great resource, with a You Tube channel.

Cardinal Zen’s blunt and outspoken criticism of the Vatican’s Ostpolitik with China:

Eight hundred years ago, the hooves of the Mongols’ horses were drumming across Russia and Europe. The Mongol armies terrified the whole continent with their violence; even today Krakow has the ceremony of the interrupted trumpet blast as a reminder of their invasion. Now Catholic Mongols are on a pilgrimage! How the times change:

As for the famous trumpet in Saint Mary’s tower in Krakow, read this: and go here to listen to the interrupted call which is broadcast daily on Polish radio at noon:




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