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NewsPriesthood
August 10, 2007

Married Priests…A New Beginning?

It looks as if Archbishop Milingo simply won't go gently into that good night. The Movement for Married Priests (let's call it MMP for short), founded by the excommunicated Abp. Emmanuel Milingo, is…
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NewsPolitics
August 11, 2007

“Catholic” Politicians

Ok, who said it? ??...I pray like a lawyer. I try to make a deal -- get me out of this jam, and I??ll start going back to church.?? and.. ??My religious affiliation,…
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NewsPro-Life
August 11, 2007

Reproductive Health Services…thanks UN!

The United Nations has long outlived its usefulness but a report issued by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday (10 Aug) confirms that it should be dissolved, or at a minimum removed from…
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News
August 14, 2007

Pray to Allah???

A Dutch Catholic bishop is suggesting we pray to "Allah" in the spirit of promoting "better relations" with Muslims. Bishop Martinus "Tiny" Muskens of Breda told the "Network" television show that "God doesn't…
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NewsReligious Liberty
August 16, 2007

The “State” of Religion

I??ve been hearing on the radio the last few days a conflict that's brewing between the United Methodist Church and the state of New Jersey. At issue is whether or not the state…
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NewsPolitics
August 21, 2007

Religion of Moral Equivalence

Robert Spencer's new book, "Religion of Peace? Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn??t??, speaks about the liberal-minded view of moral equivalence and how the left view Christianity (Fundamentalism) as a greater threat than…
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News
August 22, 2007

Let’s All Sue…

...the Catholic Church! It is depressingly vogue to sue the US Catholic Church these days. Of course, our litigious society makes it oh so easy. Articles like this one over on Catholic World…
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NewsPro-Life
August 22, 2007

You Have the Right…To Kill

I still don't get it, how a woman has a "right" to kill her child. It's insane. Never fear that Planned Parenthood is there to protect that "right". It seems PP is in…
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Commentary
August 23, 2007

Which “Call” to Follow?

Those wacky protestants... London, Aug 23, 2007 / 10:49 am (CNA).- The openly homosexual Episcopal bishop, Bishop V. Gene Robinson, has planned to enter into a civil partnership with his long-term partner just…
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Commentary
August 23, 2007

Those Unexpected College Expenses

I saw this story yesterday and couldn't help but feel for all those college kids who won't have affordable birth control options when they head back to school this year. Then I saw…
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CommentaryFamily
August 24, 2007

In the Light of the Law: Spouses should not attempt joint sacramental confession

Shamelessly pulled entirely from the blog of Dr. Edward Peters, JD, JCD. I really had no idea there was such a practice as "joint" celebration of Penance. The practice of spouses jointly celebrating…
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CommentaryNews
August 28, 2007

What Happens When a Bishop Surrenders His Authority?

He caves in to public calls for action. Canberra, Aug. 23, 2007 (CWNews.com) - Bishop Pat Power, an auxiliary of the Canberra, Australia diocese, has indicated his support for an end to mandatory…
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Commentary
August 31, 2007

Osama-as-Jesus?

Yep, it's just as the title says. A very bored and unoriginal Australian "artist" yet again demonstrates why Christianity truly is the religion of peace. Apparently her goal was NOT to offend. "Absolutely…
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September 11, 2007

The Denial of Holy Communion

Archbishop Raymond Burke, a canon lawyer himself, has yet again shown himself to be a most effective and sincere shepard. Abp. Burke has illuminated Canon 915 pertaining to the denial of Holy Communion…
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Devotional
September 24, 2007

The Woman I Love

Archbishop Fulton Sheen popularized this poem by Mary Dixon Thayer where he would end many of his sermons and lectures. Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue Lovely Lady dressed in blue ------- Teach me…
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