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Beware of Sheep in Sheep’s Clothing

One has to read the following article to appreciate the title I have taken from the author and given to this column. Father George Rutler, who is suffering through the desecration of his previous church in Manhattan, has written a scathing critique of the gutless and heartless impostors in high places who, masquerading as sheep, have to contort their faces in pretentious grins as they go about … More →

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Demonic Planned Parenthood Baby Murderers Pay Money for PR Facelift

Question: When bad press comes its way, what is a big business that makes its money by surgically dismembering (and selling off) the human collateral damage of sexual hedonism to do? Answer: Hire a pricey PR firm, that’s what. See Politico. See The Federalist. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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Human Capital – Episode 1: Planned Parenthood’s Black Market in Baby Parts

LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Center for Medical Progress) — The first episode in a new documentary web series features a woman who once worked in Planned Parenthood clinics describing the profit motive involved in Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted fetal body parts, and includes new admissions from top-level Planned Parenthood leadership about the illicit pricing structure. The “Human Capital” documentary web series is produced by … More →

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More on Iconoclasm and the Destroyer of Father Rutler’s Work

This an excellent article by Dr. Leroy Huizenga for Catholic World Report. The author, who has a PhD in New Testament studies, traces the history the the “image breakers” that upset the Church in the East in the eighth century. With great erudition he explains how iconoclasm, in whatever negative form it takes in theology, is a denial of the Incarnation. Quoting from the second council … More →

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Analyzing The Heterodoxies Of The ‘Shadow Council’

As some readers might recall, on May 25, 2015, the presidents of the German, Swiss, and French Bishops Conferences had organized a private conference at the Gregorian University in Rome. This “Shadow Council,” as it soon was called, was criticized for its secrecy and obliqueness. The suspicion arose that this meeting was intended for preparing some revolutionary strategies and argumentation in order to promote the … More →

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PJB: Planned Parenthood and a New Dark Age

Buchanan does a fine job. Excerpts: “If God does not exist, then everything is permissible.” Ivan Karamazov’s insight came to mind while watching the video of Deborah Nucatola of Planned Parenthood describe, as she sipped wine and tasted a salad, how she harvests the organs of aborted babies for sale to select customers. “Yesterday was the first time … people wanted lungs,” said Nucatola, “Some people … More →

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Catholic Restoration Conference VIII: Sept. 11-13 in D.C.

This conference is NOT about the crisis in the Church, but about the crisis in the world because it’s NOT Catholic. ISOC invites you to experience the third in the series of Rebuilding Christendom conferences dedicated to traditional Catholic Social Teachings: With special emphasis on the writings of Father Joseph Casper Husslein (about whom see this and this), a visionary who labored all his life to guarantee justice and opportunity for all … More →

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‘Crux’ Publishes Poll by Anti-Catholic Hate Group

The Boston Globe’s visceral, longstanding, and institutionally pervasive hostility towards Roman Catholicism plummeted to new depths of malice and mendacity yesterday, when its religious website Crux, billed as “Covering all things Catholic,” published a column by a functionary of the anti-Catholic hate group, Catholics for Choice. In a disinformation piece entitled “Do Catholic millennials buy US bishops’ religious freedom arguments?”, one Jen Girdish, identified as Associate Director of Communications for the group, … More →

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MA Rep. Jim Lyons Demands Investigation of Planned Parenthood

Commendations are in order for pro-life State Representative James J. Lyons, Jr. (R-Andover), for demanding that Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey investigate the grisly, Frankensteinian practice by Planned Parenthood of selling for profit the body parts of the unborn children it dismembers in abortions. The Attorney General, who told the Boston Herald that her endorsement by Planned Parenthood was a key factor in her primary election … More →

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Who’s Your Daddy?

Good Vortex here. Another reminder of the need for good Catholic men and good Catholic fathers. The slang expression “Who’s your daddy?” holds a lot of of significance these days owing to the “man crisis.” A boy passing into young manhood is at a severe disadvantage without a father rooted in the Faith. That is so blindingly clear it seems almost insulting to a person’s … More →

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Anti-Immigration Groups Connection to Planned Parenthood

This is a very revealing article by Omar Gutierrez from his personal blog. The writer has amassed quite a bit of information that links anti-immigration organizations with Planned Parenthood, population control, sterilization of certain peoples, racism, eugenicism, and (you guessed it) anti-catholicism. Proctor and Gamble Inc. and Hanes have been and are major donors to these evil groups. Not that immigration is not in need of … More →

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Catholic Legislators Serving Planned Parenthood: Naming Names, Pulling No Punches

The gruesome revelations that Planned Parenthood—America’s largest perpetrator of abortions—is now engaged in the hideously evil and horrifically ghoulish practice of harvesting for profit the body parts of the unborn children it murders on an industrial scale, ought to remind the Catholic community that this demonic entity thrives because of the financial support it receives from the taxpayers through the votes of our elected representatives. A recent article … More →

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Cardinals Mueller and Brandmueller Speak Up

In the middle of very troubling statements coming from theologians and priests from Germany —  such as Father Bernd Hagenkord, S.J., head of the German Branch of Radio Vatican, who just earned much criticism for his publishing of an article and a picture both promoting the homosexual agenda — it is encouraging to see that some important prelates of the Church are expressing their strong … More →

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Demonic Planned Parenthood Monsters Once More Discuss Selling Baby Parts

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (The Center for Medical Progress) — A second undercover video shows Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Medical Directors’ Council President, Dr. Mary Gatter, haggling over payments for intact fetal specimens and offering to use a “less crunchy technique” to get more intact body parts. It is similar to last week’s viral video showing PPFA Senior Director of Medical Services Dr. Deborah … More →

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Naomi Klein Doesn’t Speak Catholic

As a traditionalist who believes there is no salvation outside the Church, I may be presumed by many to think we Catholics should avoid non-Catholics, should not cooperate with them in any area of common human interest, and should avoid like the plague anything that might be misunderstood by modern conservatives to appear “lefty” (even if it’s not). Such a presumption would be entirely mistaken. As … More →

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