Author: Mike Lewis

Listen to the cry of the victims

This weekend, Pope Francis delivered a video address and Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley delivered the keynote to open a four-day conference in Warsaw, “Our Common Mission of Safeguarding God’s Children.” This conference comes as the Church begins to reckon with...

Listen to the cry of the victims

Site news and a community for Smart Catholics!

Today I wanted to provide some news and updates regarding Where Peter Is. We are continuing to work hard to provide quality Catholic content for you every day, our traffic continues to increase, and I am extremely grateful to God...

Site news and a community for Smart Catholics!

Pope Francis to US bishops: Be pastors, not politicians

During his flight back to Rome from Slovakia, Pope Francis spoke on several issues that are dividing the Church, especially in the US: the Covid vaccine, the denial of communion to pro-choice politicians, the Amoris Laetitia debate, and same-sex unions....

Pope Francis to US bishops: Be pastors, not politicians

Mel Gibson: The man without a pope

[Editor’s note (18 September 2021): Last night I came into contact with a former member of the Holy Family Chapel in Agoura Hills, who, under the condition of anonymity, provided more information regarding the chapel and its doctrinal positions.] Controversy...

Mel Gibson: The man without a pope

Which Pope said this?

In place of the usual “guess the pope” feature that typically runs on Saturdays, we are sharing the words of the last three popes in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States: Yesterday...

Which Pope said this?

Discussion: The Covid-19 Vaccine is Pro-Life

In case you missed it, here is the replay of this afternoon’s extremely helpful live panel discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine from a Catholic perspective, moderated by New York Times best-selling author and Catholic speaker Jeannie Gaffigan. To read why Jeannie...

Discussion: The Covid-19 Vaccine is Pro-Life

Are women deacons in the Church’s future?

“I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church at Cenchreae, so that you may welcome her in the Lord as is fitting for the saints, and help her in whatever she may require from you, for...

Are women deacons in the Church’s future?

The Salvadoran martyrs: A sign of the Church of Easter

Last week, the Salvadoran bishops announced that four martyrs from El Salvador—two priests and two laymen—will be beatified on January 22 next year in the San Salvador Cathedral: Jesuit Fr. Rutilio Grande, Franciscan Fr. Cosme Spessotto, 70-year-old sacristan Manuel Solórzano,...

The Salvadoran martyrs: A sign of the Church of Easter

“I’m still converting!”

Years ago, my pastor took a group of men from my parish on a pilgrimage down to Mexico City, to visit the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Tepeyac Hill—where Our Lady appeared to St. Juan Diego in 1531—and...

“I’m still converting!”