PRIESTS TO BE TAGGED

From INDEPENDENT IE: Vatican clergy and employees will be issued with an identity card containing a microchip tracking device in security measures designed to prevent a repeat of the Vatileaks scandal. Thousands Vatican staff will be affected by tighter scrutiny … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

PAMPERED PETS

The DJ Cat Scratch Turntable let’s your cute little kitty cat turn into DJ Kitty to the C-A-T so he can finally let his fly mixing skills out. Just put some catnip on the spinning cardboard, mixing deck-shaped scratching mat, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

THE SPITE OF ROME (2)

From THE MILWAUKEE WISCONSIN JOURNAL SENTINEL: A 92-year-old Milwaukee Jesuit is the latest American priest to be sanctioned for celebrating the Catholic Mass with a woman priest in violation of church teaching. Father Bill Brennan, a longtime peace activist, has … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

THE SPITE OF ROME

From THE LOS ANGELES TIMES: Lennon Cihak, a high school junior in the Minnesota town of Barnesville, was raised Roman Catholic like his parents and grandparents. His mother and father, Shana and Doug Cihak, were baptized, confirmed and married in … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

BOUND AND GAGGED

From THE TELEGRAPH: Bristol University Christian Union emailed members to say that women will not be asked to preach – unless, in the case of a handful of married students, they are accompanied by their husband. The decision represents the … [CLICK TO READ MORE]