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Pope Starts Lent As Ash Wednesday Rites Scaled Back For COVID-19 Via Reuters:  Pope Francis led the world’s 1.3 billion Roman Catholics into Lent on Ash Wednesday, as they scaled back a centuries-old ritual to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. Francis, who normally marks the start of the penitential season with an outdoor […]

FULL DISCLOSURE NOTE: One of the Slaves To The Immaculate Heart at The Saint Benedict Center is the host of The CRUSADE Channel’s Reconquest Show, Brother AndrĂ© Marie. From Friends of The Saint Benedict Center… The scandal plagued Diocese of Manchester is singing a new tune about the traditional Catholic religious order—the Richmond based Slaves […]

Cuban Priests Urge Rise Against Communism Via Breitbart: A coalition of 15 Catholic priests working in Cuba defied the Communist Party and decades of Vatican distance from Cuban politics to publish a letter this weekend urging the Cuban people to “co-involve” themselves in their own liberation from communism and work to “break the chains” of […]

Pope Urges More Nations To Join U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Via Reuters: Pope Francis on Wednesday urged more nations to join a U.N. treaty banning nuclear weapons, saying their prohibition is badly needed to promote peace today. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons goes into effect on Friday and has been signed […]

President Trump Signs Executive Order Making Christmas Eve Federal Holiday This Year Via Just The News: Christmas Eve will be a federal holiday this year, thanks to a new executive order signed on Friday by President Trump.  The executive order states that “all executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and […]

China Says Pope’s Remarks About “Persecuted” Uighurs Are Groundless Via Reuters: The Chinese foreign ministry on Tuesday dismissed Pope Francis’s criticism of China’s treatment of Muslim Uighurs as groundless. In a new book “Let Us Dream: The Path to A Better Future,” Pope Francis said: “I think often of persecuted peoples: the Rohingya, the poor […]

After McCarrick Report, Pope Vows To ‘Uproot Evil’ Of Sexual Abuse Via Reuters: Pope Francis, in his first public comment after the release of an explosive report on the Vatican’s mishandling of the case of ex-U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, on Wednesday again vowed to put an end to sexual abuse in the Church. “Yesterday, the […]

Three Dead As Woman Beheaded In Knife Attack At French Catholic Church Via Reuters: A woman was beheaded by an attacker with a knife who also killed two other people at a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday, police said, in an incident the city’s mayor described as terrorism. Mayor Christian Estrosi […]

Pope Reverts To Mask-Less Old Ways Amid Growing Criticism Via AP News: A day after donning a face mask for the first time during a liturgical service, Pope Francis was back to his mask-less old ways Wednesday despite surging coronavirus infections across Europe and growing criticism of his behavior and the example he is setting. […]

The Diocese of Rockville Centre Files For Bankruptcy Amid Abuse Lawsuits Via AP News: A Roman Catholic diocese in New York City’s suburbs Thursday became the largest in the U.S. to declare bankruptcy, seeking relief from a torrent of lawsuits filed after the state suspended the statute of limitations for suing over sexual abuse by […]

The ‘Murican Conservative Has Rejected Never Trumper Journalism From Mike Church  Brian Burch has an essay at the AmConMag site titled “Why Trump Is The Catholic Choice” and it is a most fascinating read, please take the time to do so, you’ll be glad you did, I’ll explain why. What Burch has done is remind […]

Catholic Priest Asks Trump To Consecrate ‘Muricah To The Immaculate Heart of Mary! EXCLUSIVE – The CRUSADE Channel has learned that Fr. Ian Bozant of Saint Alphonsus Ligouri Catholic Church, in the heart of downtown Baltimore, MD, has written a letter to President Trump and begun a prayer campaign asking the President to consecrate the […]

According To Newspaper Former Pope Benedict Is In Poor Health Via Reuters: Former Pope Benedict XVI is seriously ill after returning to the Vatican from a visit to Germany, German newspaper Passauer Neue Presse reported on Monday, citing his biographer. Benedict, aged 93, has become very frail and his voice is barely audible, author Peter […]

Historic Cathedral of Nantes Attacked With Fire! Mike Church Reports Mandeville, LA – Via Reuters     The fire began in the early morning, engulfing the inside in massive flames, and dozens of firemen brought it under control after several hours. Smoke was still coming out of the Gothic structure later on Saturday morning. The […]

November 27th, 2019 Newscast News Anchor Stacey Cohen  brings you CRUSADE Channel Newscasts with for Wednesday, November 27th 2019. Includes today’s Saint of the Day and Quote of the Day! The CRUSADE Channel, The Last LIVE! Radio Station Standing begins our LIVE programming with our all original CRUSADE Channel News hosted by 28 year radio […]

November 26th, 2019 Newscast News Anchor Stacey Cohen  brings you CRUSADE Channel Newscasts with for Tuesday, November 26th 2019. Includes today’s Saint of the Day and Quote of the Day! The CRUSADE Channel, The Last LIVE! Radio Station Standing begins our LIVE programming with our all original CRUSADE Channel News hosted by 28 year radio […]

Crusade Channel Exclusive interview with the leader of the Rosary Rally On today’s Mike Church Show, Karen who was the leader of the Rosary Rally in Houston called in. She walked Mike Church though the events that lead up to Saturday’s rally attended by over 150 faithful Catholics! See video highlights on Twitter, here. Additionally […]

November 25th, 2019 Newscast News Anchor Stacey Cohen  brings you CRUSADE Channel Newscasts with for Monday, November 25th 2019. Includes today’s Saint of the Day and Quote of the Day! The CRUSADE Channel, The Last LIVE! Radio Station Standing begins our LIVE programming with our all original CRUSADE Channel News hosted by 28 year radio […]

Friday 11/15/19 News  News Anchor Stacey Cohen  brings you CRUSADE Channel Newscasts with for Friday, November 15, 2019. Includes today’s Saint of the Day and Quote of the Day! The CRUSADE Channel, The Last LIVE! Radio Station Standing begins our LIVE programming with our all original CRUSADE Channel News hosted by 28 year radio ace, […]

Today’s Newscast  News Anchor Stacey Cohen  brings you CRUSADE Channel Newscasts with  for Thursday November 14, 2019. Includes today’s Saint of the Day and Quote of the Day! The CRUSADE Channel, The Last LIVE! Radio Station Standing begins our LIVE programming with our all original CRUSADE Channel Newscast hosted by 28 year radio ace, Stacey […]

Lisa Bergman from the St. Augustine Academy Press brings The Crusade Channel LIVE Report From The Pan-Amazon Synod (commonly referred to as the “Amazon Synod“) in Rome. Lisa is on a mission to promote the beautiful traditions of our faith by handing out seven thousand copies of the book “Treasure and Tradition” to the pilgrims in […]

Good morning Crusaders welcome to Tuesday September 3rd, 2019. I’m Corey Clark reporting live from the Crusade channel news desk. This report is brought to you by… McClure Tables – using Michigan hardwoods – in Michigan to make the best, Made in the USA shuffleboards on the market. Shuffle on over to mccluretables dot com […]

The Fellowship Of The Clans-How To REALLY Unite The Clans by Mike The KingDude Church – My best friend, David Simpson, host of the True Money Show on The CRUSADE Channel, insists that I am the creator of the Catholic, “Unite The Clans!” meme currently making headlines at The Remnant via Michael Matt and other […]

Winchester, VA – UPI reports that polling company Gallup released new data yesterday about weekly Mass attendance among American Catholics, and the results, while disappointing, are hardly surprising. The data shows that whereas weekly Mass attendance between 2005 and 2008 was at 45%, that number dropped to 39% between 2014 and 2017. Weekly church attendance by […]

Winchester, VA – Normally the Annunciation falls on March 25, nine months before the Nativity of Our Blessed Lord, but because it fell on Palm Sunday this year, it was displaced by Holy Week and Easter week. The Annunciation commemorates the visit of the Archangel Gabriel to the Blessed Virgin Mary in which he declared her […]

Winchester, VA – In this Celestial Musings, I have been reading C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters with my son. If you haven’t read it, it is a fictional compilation of letters from a devil to his nephew, teaching him how to ensnare souls. One of his tips is to convince a soul to espouse one side […]

Winchester, VA – Michael Hichborn, a frequent guest on the Veritas Radio Network’s Mike Church Show and founder of the Lepanto Institute is reporting that the Vatican has hired a high power law firm, Baker and McKenzie, to take down an independent Spanish Catholic website, www.infovaticana.com. InfoVaticana is a self-described independent Catholic website which uses the […]

Winchester, VA – Catholic News Agency reports that a new letter has emerged from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI in which he admits he is in the last phase of his life. In the letter, addressed to Italian journalist Massimo Franco of Corriere della Sera, he says, “I can only say that at the end of a […]

Winchester, VA – Catholic News Agency is reporting that Cardinal Reinhard Marx said during an interview with the Bavarian State Broadcasting’s radio service that he believes Catholic priests can conduct blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples. The lead-up to his statement was a discussion on various suggestions people have as to how the Church can improve, or […]

Winchester, VA – The Daily Caller is reporting that the of the Epicopal church in Washington D.C. voted in three major changes at their 123rd Diocesan conference this past weekend. The changes are: first, that all gendered pronouns referring to God will be replaced with gender-neutral pronouns.  Diocesan delegate Reverend Linda Calkins suggested taking it a […]

Winchester, VA – You might be asking yourself, so is the Chair of Peter an actual piece of furniture, or is the Feast of the Chair of Peter about the significance of St. Peter’s position as appointed by Christ. Well, the answer is, both. The chair itself is an ancient wooden chair, located at St. Peter’s […]

Winchester, VA – When it’s your time, it’s your time, and it certainly was not the time for Archbishop Samir Nassar, the Maronite Archbisbishop of Damascus, Syria last week. Catholic World Report reports that the Archbishop had been napping in his bed on January 8, when he got up to go to the bathroom. While at […]

Winchester, VA – In this Celestial Musings, in honor of All Souls Day, and especially coming after the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, I wish to talk about…indulgences. Yes, those still exist, and from November 1 to November 8, any of the faithful who devoutly visit a cemetery and pray there, even if only mentally, […]

Winchester, VA – Jihad Watch via Breitbart is reporting that Poland is leading the way and taking a stand against the Islamicization of Europe by way of…prayer. Thousands of Catholics staged a mass prayer event by lining up along the nation’s borders and praying the rosary for peace, and against the spread of Islam in Europe. […]

Winchester, VA – Church Militant is reporting that Libero Milone, the former Vatican auditor general who was forced into resigning in June, spoke to reporters on Saturday in Rome. In his remarks he said, “I feel very sorry for the pope. I had a splendid, indescribable relationship with him, but over the last 18 months, they […]

Winchester, VA – The National Catholic Register reports that clergy and lay scholars wrote a letter to Pope Francis and delivered it to him at Santa Marta in early August. The letter was entitled “A Filial Correction Concerning the Propagation of Heresies” and sought to address points of concern among the clergy and lay scholars regarding […]

Winchester, VA – In Church news, Crux is reporting that Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, retired archbishop of Bologna and founder of the Pope John Paul II Pontifical Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family passed away yesterday suddenly at the age of 79. Cardinal Caffarra is the second Cardinal of the four so-called “Dubia Cardinals” who […]

Winchester, VA – Townhall is reporting that 81 Teen Preganancy Prevention Program grantees will not be receiving the funding they were promised by the Obama administration. They were supposed to be given $200,000,000 through 2020, but the Department of Health and Human Services notified them last month that the funds would cease in June 2018. LifeNews […]

Winchester, VA – The BBC is reporting that an inquiry into institutional sexual abuse has yielded the proposition that Australian priests and bishops should face criminal charges if they fail to report sexual abuse mentioned within the seal of the confessional. Catholic News Agency reports that Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Bishops Conference, said […]

Winchester, VA – A listener shared this with the Crusade News Desk… Info Catolica is reporting that Cardinal Robert Sarah celebrated Mass in the Vendee region of France, in honor of the 700th anniversary of the founding of the dioceses of Lucon and Maillezais. The Cardinal himself credits missionaries from Lucon for his vocation and training. […]

Winchester, VA – Colleges and Universities nationwide are commencing their fall semesters and as Maribeth Harper will tell you, it is a time of great anxiety for mothers as they consider the academic challenges and social pressures their children will face in the collegiate environment. Maribeth Harper is a member of the organization Praying College Moms, […]

Winchester, VA – Oakes Spalding of Manhound’s Paradise has drawn attention to an event occuring in Chicago on Friday in which Cardinal Blase Cupich will host a “Conversation” with Julia Stasch, president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. For $28, attendees can come listen to the two address the topic of “Chicago, Violence […]

Winchester, VA – Jihad Watch reports that over 50 Christians were massacred yesterday in Anambra State, Nigeria, at Saint Philip’s Catholic Church. The Daily Post reported that the latest information indicated that the gunmen were seeking a drug baron, and were told that he had gone to church. Upon arriving at St. Philips and finding the […]

Winchester, VA – Crux is reporting that Father Paul Shanley, the priest at the center of the Catholic Church’s sex abuse crisis, is set to be released from prison on Friday after having completed a 12 year sentence. Some of his former victims gathered together to give statements of concern to the media and to ask […]

Winchester, VA – Crux is reporting on an interview they held with Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, in which he describes the new trajectory in which he is leading the Academy. Paglia is taking a missionary approach to the PAL, viewing the church as a field-hospital which goes throughout the […]

Winchester, VA – The Gatestone Institute is reporting that the future of the Cathedral of CĂłrdoba is in doubt. A Christian basilica for hundreds of years before Muslims  destroyed it and turned it into the Great Mosque of Cordoba in 714, it was re-consecrated after the reconquest under King Ferdinand III in 1523. Muslims have long-eyed […]

Winchester, VA – UPI is reporting that according to a report by investigator and attorney Ulrich Weber, 547 cases of abuse were documented at the Regensberger Domspatzen Catholic choir school between 1945 and 2015. 67 of the 547 cases involved sexual abuse. The other abuses which took place were corporal in nature, such as ear-twisting and […]

Winchester, VA – Catholic daily journal La Croix is reporting that Munich’s Cardinal Reinhard Marx, head of the German bishops’ conference and a close advisor to Pope Francis, declared in an interview on July 14 that the Church should be less concerned about the legalization of homosexual marriage in Germany and more concerned about the Church […]

Winchester, VA – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI seems to be reflecting on the critical situation of the Catholic Church as of late. One Peter Five reports that at the funeral of Cardinal Joachim Meisner, the Pope Emeritus likened the church to a threatened barque in one part of his message, which was read by his Personal […]

Winchester, VA – La Stampa has revealed that new testing done upon the Shroud of Turin has revealed that the cloth was used to cover a man who endured multiple traumatic injuries. Nanoparticles on a pristine fiber extracted from the shroud around the left foot were studied using electron microscopy, and revealed high levels of ferritin […]

Bai MacFarlane is the founder of Mary’s Advocates, an organization which helps Catholics use Canon law to help prevent the unilateral breakup of their marriages. In an interview on The Mike Church Show yesterday, Bai explained how, despite Canon Law being clear on the issue, her organization was prohibited from receiving an imprimatur for a […]

Winchester, VA – The BBC and the Telegraph are reporting that the so-called “Catholic” country of Malta has voted to legalize same-sex marriage. For a country that legalized civil partnerships three years ago, the move was less controversial than the other amendments made to the marriage act, which involved replacing the terms “mother” and “father” with […]

Winchester, VA – LifeSite News reports that Archbishop Alexander Sample of the Diocese of Portland, Oregon has released his guidelines for the implementation of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia in his diocese. In his guidelines, he states that Catholics who live in “serious sin,” especially those in active homosexual relationships and those who are divorced and remarried, […]

Winchester, VA – The Catholic Register is reporting that New York police are searching for a man who threatened the Mother Superior of a religious order in the Co-Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon. The shirtless man approached the Mother Superior and said to her, “I don’t believe in this because you don’t […]

Winchester, VA – There was sad news for parishioners of Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Corstorphine, Scotland last week. Crux reports that their 33 year old priest, Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira was found dead on a beach on Friday near his parish. Father Vazhachira, a native of India who was studying for his postgraduate […]

Winchester, VA – Saint Cyril of Alexandria is colorful character. He is a Church Father, Bishop, Doctor of the Church, and the 24th Pope, or Patriarch of Alexandria. His maternal uncle was the 23rd Pope of Alexandria and even ordained Cyril. Saint Cyril is known for the run-ins he had with others. He drove the Jews […]

Winchester, VA – Bishop Thomas Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield exorcised his diocese three years ago over the escalation of the culture war over homosexuality. He had this to say to LifeSite News. (AUDIO) Last week, Bishop Paprocki clarified pastoral practices in his diocese, notifying his priests that in regards to parishioners who are living […]

Winchester, VA – The Archdiocese of Los Angeles recently came under fire when it was discovered that a pro-abortion event entitled “Uncertain Times: Charting the Path Forward for Women’s Health” was due to be hosted at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral Plaza. The two headliners of the event are Kathy Kneer, President and CEO of […]

Winchester, VA – The National Catholic Register is reporting that Libero Milone, the Vatican’s Auditor General, resigned abruptly yesterday. The Vatican issued a statement which said the resignation occurred “by mutual agreement” but gave no reason as to why it occurred. Just three months ago, Milone indicated that he was very satisfied with his job, had […]

Winchester, VA – It was revealed yesterday that the four Cardinals who submitted the unanswered Dubia last September 19th to Pope Francis over questions concerning his post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia have now asked him to give them an audience. There is an excerpt of the unanswered letter requesting the audience, delivered on May 6.  Despite the […]

Winchester, VA – Church Militant reports that the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board and Ontario Catholic School Trustees Associates had a complaint filed against them with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal by Claudia Sorgini, a non-Catholic high school student. Sorghini, a non-Catholic student, refused to attend religion class, and was granted an exemption from it, […]

Winchester, VA – Catholic World Report is reporting that Pope Francis met yesterday with the Nigerian priests from the Diocese of Ahiara, who for the last five years have refused to accept the bishop who was appointed to lead them, Bishop Peter Okpaleke. The Ahiara diocese is mainly comprised of people from the Mbaise tribe, which […]

Winchester, VA – World Net Daily and Jihad Watch are reporting on disturbing developments coming out of Sterling Heights, Michigan, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers unexpectedly raided the houses of 100-200 Chaldean and Assyrian Christians, rounded them up, and took them away by bus, presumably to be deported back to war-torn Iraq, where struggle […]

Winchester, VA –  In this Celestial Musings, LifeSite News reports that Father Arturo Sosa Abascal, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, commonly known as the Jesuits, said a week ago that Satan is “a symbolic figure” that we made up in order to express the reality of evil.” Perhaps Father would like to explain […]

Winchester, VA – SSPX News reports that Ivory Coast Bishops issued a decree on May 21 declaring that it is impossible to be both a Christian and a Freemason. They were clearing up confusion created by a 1969 proclamation by Rev. Fr. Michel Requet, famous Jesuit Lenten preacher at the time who said, “Yes, it is […]

Winchester, VA – Religionnews.com reports that divorce law in Pakistan is coming under fire in Pakistan for the differing conditions under which Christians and Muslims may obtain their divorces. For Muslims, there is a wide range of qualifying reasons to obtain a divorce. Christians, on the other hand, have only four qualifying reasons: adultery, which is […]

Winchester, VA –  The National Catholic Register reports that Archbishop Samuel Aquila has announced that in his archdiocese, the order of Sacramental reception will return to Baptism, Confirmation, and then Holy Eucharist. This is a reversal of the century-long practice in the Latin Rite which differed from the traditional order dating back to the Apostles. The […]

Winchester, VA – Two stories appeared yesterday of Muslims helping victims of Christian persecution-by Muslims. Church Militant reports on Noor Lucman, a resident of Marawi City in the Philippines where Muslims have burned down the Catholic cathedral and taken 15 Christians hostage. Mr. Lucman, hid 64 Christians who had been unable to flee Marawi. He vowed […]

Winchester, VA – WKRN reports that the Catholic Diocese of Nashville sadly lost its beloved shepherd, Bishop David Choby, Saturday night. A native of Nashville, Bishop Choby, 70, had taken a fall in February and broke his arm, and since then had experienced repeated blood infections. Of Bishop Choby’s passing, Father Ed Steiner, Pastor at the […]

Winchester, VA – Last week Bishop Jean-Marie Benoit Balla, the 58 year old Catholic Bishop of Bafia in Cameroon, went missing. His car was located near the Sanaha River on Wednesday. Inside the car was a note that said, “Do not look for me! I am in the water,” sparking suspicion of suicide. There were no […]

Winchester, VA –  In this Celestial Musings, it’s refreshing to see a priest seeking out the young people where they are, reminding them of the Church’s presence at all times, in all situations. Father David Jenuwine of Napa, California, inspired by a talk on evangelization by Father Mitch Pacwa of EWTN, was looking for creative ways […]

The Archdiocese for the Military Services announced at the end of May that the four year archdiocesan inquiry into the life of Vietnam War hero and U.S. Navy Chaplain Father Vincent Capodanno has been completed. The findings of the tribunal now go to the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, for them to decide if […]

Winchester, VA – Eritrea is a tiny country in north-eastern Africa, and is one of the hardest countries in the world in which to be a Christian. 10 years ago the Eritrian Orthodox Patriarch Abune Antonios was placed under house arrest for failing to abide by government demands to excommunicate 3,000 members of a revival movement […]

Winchester, VA – The Catholic president of South Korea sent Bishop Hyginus Kim Hee-jong, Archbishop of Gwangju and President of the Korean Bishops Conference to speak with Vatican officials and recruit the assistance of Pope Francis in mediating negotiations for reconciliation between North and South Korea. Bishop Kim told Catholic News Agency that the mediation could […]

Winchester, VA – Aleteia reports that the son of Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo was ordained a priest on Saturday, May 27th. Tymoteusz Szydlo,  25 was ordained with 12 other seminarians after having completed his priestly formation at the Seminary of the Archdiocese of Krakow. Father Szydlo said at his first Mass, “Human words cannot express the […]


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