"If we really understood the Mass, we would die of joy." (Saint John Vianney)
"It would be easier for the earth to carry on without the sun than without the Holy Mass." (Saint Pio of Pietrelcina)
"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you odd." (Flannery O'Connor)
“History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up.” (Voltaire)
CNA: Maryland bishops warn of rising restrictions on religious freedom
Catholic News Agency and The Catholic Review have both posted stories on the rising restrictions on religious freedoms and how it is already affecting such issues as conscience rights. The warning was issued jointly by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Edwin O'Brien, Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Bishop W. Francis Malooly, Bishop of Wilmington.