Daily Archives: 8 November 2011

USCCB Media Blog: anti-Catholic bias at HHS (Obama Administration)

Over at the USCCB’s Media Blog, Sr. Mary Ann Walsh has an interesting post.  Here is the first part.
This gives us another example of how the war on the Catholic Church is manifesting itself in the public square:

HHS Exec Rivals … Continue reading

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CNS: Fordham U. Prof. defends late-term abortionist Tiller as “compassionate”

From the Cardinal Newman Society:
Fordham Prof. Defends Late-Term Abortionist Tiller As “Compassionate.”
A professor at a Catholic college, who also sits on the board of a pro-abortion rights organization, described late term abortionist George Tiller as “compassionate” and said she … Continue reading

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Catholic League on The curious choices of The Star and SNAP

From The Catholic League:
CATHOLIC LEAGUE
FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHT
KC STAR OMITS STORY ON TOP EPISCOPAL BISHOP
November 8, 2011
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:
Yesterday, the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) held a press conference in front … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | 8 Comments

Must read: Archbp. Chaput’s address at U of Pennsylvania

Everyone should read the Most Rev. Charles Chaput’s (Archbp. of Philadelphia) 7 November speech at the University of Pennsylvania.
HERE.
Excerpt:
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Most of us here tonight believe that we have basic rights that come with the special dignity of being human. These rights … Continue reading

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NY Gov. Cuomo: opponents of un-natural “marriage” are “anti-American”

From LifeSite, a story from a few days ago:
New York governor: opponents of same-sex ‘marriage’ just ‘want to discriminate,’ are ‘anti-American’
BY PATRICK B. CRAINE
Wed Oct 26, 2011
NEW YORK, October 26, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An employee with the New York Archdiocese … Continue reading

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PRC CR & CTA – “Rebellion is Justified!”

Immediately after reading a story about Call To Action, I found an article at the History Blog about the discovery in some forgotten box of rare paper-cut posters from China’s Cultural Revolution.
One of the posters… is entitled Eliminating the “Four … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, The Drill, The future and our choices, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Bp. Conley on “atheocracy” and growing hostility to religion

From CNA:
Dallas, Texas, Nov 8, 2011 / 06:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Increasing hostility to religion and growing restrictions on religious expression are “the biggest challenge the pro-life movement faces,” Bishop James D. Conley told a benefit for a Dallas pro-life … Continue reading

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Sr. McBride awarded by Call To Action for approving abortion in Phoenix

CMR has this:
Excommunicated Nun Accepts Award for Abortion Decision
Excommunicated Sister of Mercy Margaret McBride received the 2011 Call To Action Leadership Award at their annual conference precisely for her role in a decision at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center … Continue reading

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The Austrian Church version of Occupy Wall Street, but with worse arguments.

From CWN:
Austrian dissidents escalate conflict, challenge hierarchy
November 07, 2011
Dissident Catholics in Austria have announced their intention to conduct liturgical ceremonies in which lay people act as priests, preaching and simulating the celebration of Mass.
“Church law bans this,” acknowledged Hans Peter … Continue reading

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