Tag Archives: Spain

SPAIN: Youths attack Catholic school, threaten to burn priests alive

Have you seen this?
From CNA:
Madrid, Spain, Oct 19, 2012 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A group of young people shouting, “Where are the priests? We’re going to burn them at the stake,” attacked the Mary Help of Christians Salesian School … Continue reading

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22 October: Sts. Nunilo and Alodia! Virgins and Martyrs

Today, 22 October, is the feast of the glorious martyrs Sts. Nunilo and Alodia!
Nunilo and Alodia were 9th c. virgin martyrs in Huesca, Spain. They were born to a Muslim father and Christian mother. They chose their mother’s Christianity.
As a … Continue reading

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Remember: All it takes is a spark

Thomas Peters posted a few photos of anti-Catholic bigots in Spain harassing young Catholics at WYD.
Here are two.

Consider this well, friends.
It could happen where you are.  It could happen to you.

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Benedict XVI to young people: “Let nothing and no one take away your peace; do not be ashamed of the Lord.”

When Benedict XVI arrived in Madrid, Spain for World Youth Day, he made a speech at the airport.  Here is the salient part of his address:
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Why has this multitude of young people come to Madrid? While they themselves should … Continue reading

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Really cool nun video

Here is a great video which I pick up from the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald.
What a delightful lady. Keep your ears tuned for what she says is her constant prayer.

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Card. Canizares with blunt speech and warnings in Spain

When is the last time you heard this sort of language from a Cardinal?
From CNA:
Moral conscience needed to overcome economic crisis, states Spanish cardinal

Madrid, Spain, Jun 6, 2011 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Antonio Canizares has called on business … Continue reading

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QUAERUNTUR: Of several issues, personal and other, with a few rants

I have far too many emails in my box about several points.  I hope with this I can put them to rest.
The resignation of Amb. Kmiec.  What do I think?

I think what I wrote before about the poor Ambassador:
Qui cum … Continue reading

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SPAIN: Church vandalized with satanic symbols

The other day a university chapel in Madrid was disrupted and profaned and vandalized.
Now comes this.
From CNA:
Historic Spanish church vandalized with satanic symbols
Almeria, Spain, Mar 11, 2011 / 05:54 pm (CNA).- A 100-year-old church under restoration in the Diocese of … Continue reading

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The reign in Spain: Consecration of Spain to the Sacred Heart

From a reader in Spain:
Next Sunday 21st, being the ninety anniversary of the Consecration of Spain to the Sacred Heart of Jesus by King Alfonso XIII, Archbishop of Madrid Cardinal Rouco Varela alongside with other bishops will renew it at … Continue reading

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