http://www.romereports.com The Society of Mary has reelected the Spanish priest Manuel Cortés as their superior general. The group, known as the Marianists, made the appointment in Rome during their general chapter meeting that brings delegates together from twenty countries.
Patrick J. Buchanan, syndicated columnist, former presidential candidate, and author of Suicide of a Superpower, on presidential politics in the U.S. and the Catholic vote.
Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute, on China’s record on religious freedom, its one child policy and the recent, disturbing news about its military build up.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Denver, Philadelphia, Catholic
Oakland Bishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, well-known for his efforts in defense of marriage and the sanctity of life, was the homilist at this year’s Red Mass Jan. 18 at St. Mary’s Basilica. Judge John Roll, who was killed during the shooting, was scheduled to be an intercessor at the Mass, which is held for elected officials, public servants, and all in the legal profession.
Homily delivered by Reverend Joseph Vetter
Homily delivered Rev. John P. McDonagh