Category Archives: Culture of Death

“Put No Trust in Princes”

Put no trust in princes, in children of Adam powerless to   save. Who breathing his last, returns to the earth; that day all his planning comes to nothing.Psalm 146:3-4 There is a lot of post election blues and even some … Continue reading

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Reasons to Vote for the Not Obama Candidate

I am simply Catholic. Not a Democrat. Not a Republican. This election has my brain in a twist. On one hand, I can’t vote for Obama. He has jumped the shark on abortion and freedom of religion. On the other … Continue reading

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US Bishops United Against the HSS Mandate

The US Bishops released a strong statement yesterday clarifying their stance on the HHS mandate. United for Religious FreedomA Statement of the Administrative CommitteeOf the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop. March 14, 2012  Excerpt  “Second, we wish to clarify … Continue reading

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The Contraception Mandate is Anti-Woman

Gloria Purvis makes the case against the HHS mandate. H/T Mark Shea

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Top Ten Bogus Arguments In Favor of the HHS Mandate

I hate the fact that the attack on religious freedom by the current administration is forcing me to (probably) vote for the not Obama candidate. Voting none of the above is no longer an option. The American Catholic has a … Continue reading

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The Bishops Fight Obama for Religious Freedom

Well clearly I am not doing a very good job of blogging for lent.  Hey it is not easy being a DRE this time of year. Anyway while I was away from the internet the past few days, I missed … Continue reading

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Choice, Suffering and Original Sin

Simcha Fisher responds to the tragic story of a mother of a dying child who wishes that she had aborted him.  Freedom to choose is a dangerous illusion. H/T Little Catholic Bubble Excerpt: “She has had her face pushed against … Continue reading

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Medical Ethics Journal Argues for Infanticide

The Journal of Medical Ethics recently published an article which argues that after-birth abortions, otherwise known as infanticide should be permitted. The abstract sums up the paper: Abortion is largely accepted even for reasons that do not have anything to … Continue reading

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Obama Care and Religious Freedom

My favorite deacon and I subscribe to the Wall Street Journal. It was a nice surprise to find an opinion piece by Cardinal designate Archbishop Dolan in the Op-ed section this morning. Excerpt “Coercing religious ministries and citizens to pay … Continue reading

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Why March for Life? Because Women Deserve Better

H/T New Advent                                                                                                    By Danielle Bean An unborn baby’s heart begins beating 18 days after conception – a tiny heartbeat, a human heartbeat, and a vulnerable one. In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade made itlegal … Continue reading

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