Catholic World News quotes Cardinal Dolan saying some very spot-on words regarding contraception in light of the HHS Mandate: Cardinal Dolan conceded that the Catholic Church has “an internal catechetical challenge—a towering one—in convincing our own people of the moral … Continue reading
Soon after the HHS contraception mandate was handed down, the prior of Saint Benedict Center, Brother Andre Marie, posted on this website some lines about there having arisen “a teaching moment,” an opportunity for the bishops of the country to … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Overruling one of his parish priests, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has permitted a homosexual in a registered domestic partnership to serve on a parish council. Read more here.
In the matter of the much-discussed HHS “contraception mandate,” the violation of our God-given, constitutionally protected rights is the principal matter at hand. These rights, of course, are based on our duty to follow the moral law. All individuals of … Continue reading
CNA reports: The Vatican’s doctrinal office has confirmed the excommunication of four priests expelled from the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, who asserted themselves as rivals to its bishops. Read more here.
Rorate Caeli: As a priest and canon lawyer, I’d like in canonical terms, to revisit the controversial events surrounding the denial of Holy Communion to Barbara Johnson by Father Marcel Guarnizo. First of all, while I agree with many of … Continue reading
California Catholic Daily: Two priests from California were among several interviewed for a recent story in the National Catholic Reporter in which “Vatican II” priests express concerns about the direction of the Church as the 50th anniversary of the historic … Continue reading
Catholic World Report: The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has said that the theological position of the breakaway Society of St. Pius X is insufficient to restore full unity with the Church at present. Read more here.
Not to fret. Relax, good Catholic New Yorkers: the governor assured Cardinal Dolan that “he would protect religious freedom.” Now turn on the red lights of #1 World Trade Center and keep them on for TCD Week. NY Times: N.Y. Region: … Continue reading
So, these “Catholic” workers have no problem putting children in care of homosexual couples “union-ed or married.” And, no surprise here, they will be funded by pro-abortion United Way. pjstar.com: With so many former Catholic Charities workers now in the … Continue reading
Recently, two activists for sexual depravity have become media darlings. In both cases the Catholic Church was involved. In both cases the activist was professedly opposed to Catholic teaching and worked to advance a contrary agenda. In both cases they … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: The Obama administration has made it clear that it will not back away from a mandate requiring contraceptive coverage in health-care plans, reports Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, the president of the US bishops’ conference. Read more … Continue reading
One needn’t be a great scholar to conclude that the Catholic Church is losing the culture wars. It seems as though we are addicted to losing. What we are presently facing in the arena of politics, with the Obama administration … Continue reading
Catholic Culture: Warning that the Church is being “despoiled of her institutions” as “freedom of conscience and of religion become a memory from a happier past,” Cardinal Francis George of Chicago observes that “the Catholic Church in the United States … Continue reading
Michael Voris, reporting on location, speaks of the current effort to legalize contraception in the Philippines. Sadly, much of the pressure to do this comes from the United States. As Father Michel Rodriguez has pointed out, it’s not “religious liberty” that … Continue reading