Second Baptism of Russia

H/T: (here) Speaking to a group of Italian students about the Russian church, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department of External Church Relations,stated “…beginning with 1998 a new era began in our church which we refer to as ‘The Second Baptism of Russia’. The end of the 80’s and the beginningContinue reading “Second Baptism of Russia”

Poland archbishop’s comments

H/T: USAToday (here) WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leader of Poland’s Catholic Church has come under a wave of condemnation by appearing to suggest that children are partly to blame for being sexually abused by priests. Archbishop Jozef Michalik, head of Poland’s influential Episcopate, was commenting this month on revelations about Polish pedophile priests. AContinue reading “Poland archbishop’s comments”