Tag Archives: Catholic Church

Gay Marriage Bullies: Irish Edition

Ireland has been post Christian for quite some time. It is a society that barely has a remnant of even cultural Catholicism left.  Yet I still find this shocking. To see how straitjacketed the debate about gay marriage has become, … Continue reading

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He is Gay, he is Catholic, and he is Fine

The Little Catholic Bubble, has a terrific guest post by Steve Gershom (pseudonym) who is a faithful Catholic who happens to be gay and chooses to be celibate. Excerpt: When Leila asked me to write about gay marriage, the first … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Funding Bill Fails in the Senate

I am shocked, shocked I say! Washington D.C., Apr 14, 2011 / 07:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A ban on federal funding for Planned Parenthood passed the U.S. House but failed in the Senate on April 14. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo said … Continue reading

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Do Beautiful Churches Produce Vocations?

Father Dwight Longenecker thinks they might along with beautiful liturgy. Excerpt We then have to ask what these churches say about the faith, for the church building is a sacramental. It states what we believe. A building, whether we like … Continue reading

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News From the Catholic Church vs Gay Agenda Wars

The United States bishops have some strong words for the President and his refusal to enforce the Defense of Marriage act. USCCB Decries Refusal to Support Defense of Marriage Act Maryland, home of the first American Catholic Bishop, is well … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and the Bible

This article on CNN Belief blog, My Take: The Bible’s surprisingly mixed messages on sexuality by Jennifer Wright Knaust, is an example of why I avoid Belief. I try to avoid near occasions of sin and situations that make my … Continue reading

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Parents discourage daughters who would be nuns

I know for a fact that one of the biggest obstacles to vocations to the priesthood and religious life is parents. “If she had listened to her parents, Sister Jenn Graus might never have professed vows last month to join … Continue reading

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New York Times Equates The Catholic Church With The Muslim Brotherhood

The Gray lady really does not like the Catholic Church.  Scott Shane, in As Islamist Group Rises, Its Intentions Are Unclear, writes: “The Brotherhood, founded in Egypt in 1928, is the oldest and largest Islamist movement in the world, with … Continue reading

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Apparition of Mary In Wisconsin Approved

Tre Cool! The first approved Apparition of Mary in the United States. Bishop Ricken approves Marian apparitions at Shrine of Our Lady of         Good Help at Champion GREEN BAY, Wis. (December 8, 2010) – Bishop David Ricken announced today that … Continue reading

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Spinning the Pope

The Pope gives a homily in a Church in Spain, named for the Holy Family. Daring to be, oh horrors of horrors Catholic, he says: “This church began as an initiative of the Association of the Friends of Saint Joseph, … Continue reading

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