Daily Archives: 15 November 2012

Card. Dolan at USCCB about HHS mandate: Bishops will “not violate our consciences and not obey what we consider to be something immoral”

From CNS: Conference of Catholic Bishops on HHS Mandate: We Will ‘Not Obey What We Consider to Be Immoral’ (CNSNews.com) – Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says the Roman Catholic Church will continue to … Continue reading

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United Nations: access to contraception is a “universal human right”

This is what your taxes fund: United Nations Declares Access To Contraception A ‘Universal Human Right’ For the first time, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) explicitly described family planning as a ‘universal human right.’ In its annual report, the organization … Continue reading

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REQUEST: Images of Mary: Our Lady of the Clergy

Does anyone out there have a larger version of this image? Does anyone have an original of the card which could be scanned? Notre Dame du Clergé … Our Lady of the Clergy. Other LARGE images of Mary depicted as … Continue reading

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Tackling the problem of teaching convincingly what the Church offers about homosexuality

A video of interest HERE.

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USCCB: “Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response” (Gluten, mustum, etc.)

From the Newsletter of the USCCB’s Liturgy Committee for October: Celiac Disease, Alcohol Intolerance, and the Church’s Pastoral Response Celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. For those with the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Should priests be appointed for six year terms?

From a reader: I am curious about the appointment of pastors (specifically diocesan priests). The bishop in the diocese I grew up in (usually) assigns pastors for life. The bishop of the diocese I now live in assigns them to … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are priests required to wear clerical dress at all times?

From a reader: Are preist required to wear them at all times? Im sure you’ve been asked this before. I’m a new reader I cant find the answer on your blog. I’ve tried for two months. Can you answer or … Continue reading

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