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Archd. Kansas City breaks with Girl Scouts, tied to Big Business Abortion provider Planned Parenthood, etc.

I was alerted to a statement (HERE) from His Excellency Most Reverend Joseph Naumann that the Archdiocese of Kansas City (Kansas) is instructing parishes to cut their ties with the Girl Scouts because of their support of Big Business Abortion – Planned … Continue reading

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Monday was a good day for the unborn and for #HamRadio

A couple of cheerful items crossed my screen on Monday.
First, Pres. Trump reinstated the “Mexico City Policy”, which bars international NGOs that perform or promote abortions from receiving US government funds (i.e., taxpayer dollars). My only regret is that it … Continue reading

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Some clarity about the faculty Francis gave priests to “absolve the sin of abortion”

At CNN we find a story about how Pope Francis extended to priests indefinitely the ability to absolve the sin of abortion. He had hitherto given it only for the Year of Mercy, which is now closed.
(CNN)Pope Francis has extended … Continue reading

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Elections Issues: “So what is a parish priest to do?”

This is an interesting bit of news that touches on many point of interest as we rocket to Election Day.
From an editorial in the Albuquerque Journal.
Editorial: Archbishop reacts to priest’s abortion letter
By Albuquerque Journal Editorial Board
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 at … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki talks about moral issues in the lead up to the upcoming election

Fr. Z’s Blog likes Bp. Paprocki of Springfield in the sad state of Illinois. You might recall that he did an exorcism of the whole state after the abomination of same-sex “marriage” was approved there.
Bp. Paprocki talks about moral issues … Continue reading

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Who is Sen. Tim Kaine as a Catholic?

I saw this Tweet and a story about this Tweet at LifeSite.

Senator @timkaine: Do us both a favor. Don’t show up in my communion line. I take Canon 915 seriously. It’d be embarrassing for you & for me
— Fr. Thomas … Continue reading

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Quotes from Justice Thomas’ dissent in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT

Justice Clarence Thomas dissented today.
In his dissent to the SCOTUS majority opinion in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT Thomas wrote about the false principles they are using, and have been using.
Here are a few excerpts from his 16 page dissent:
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Yes, Notre Dame can sink even lower

When you are tempted to think that Notre Dame University can’t sink any lower…
From Adam Wilson of the Cardinal Newman Society (check their feed on my right side bar) to my email:
This is outrageous, and I wanted to make sure … Continue reading

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Jill Stanek’s house vandalized by pro-aborts. She’s not about to quit.

Pro-life activist Jill Stanek’s house was vandalized by pro-abortion cowards.  The story is HERE. One of them threw a brick through her window with the note: “Quit the pro-life bulls**t.”

It’s in a Target sack.   I’ll take Irony for $1000, Alex.
Stanek’s reaction? … Continue reading

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Dumb and dumber. Feminists on parade.

A couple of really sad women… horrific world views… tragic consequences.
First, Nancy “The Theologian” Pelosi at CNS:
(CNSNews.com) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act in the House’s … Continue reading

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The Coming Storm – Argentina: topless pro-abort feminists assault men, try to burn Cathedral

UPDATE 15 Oct:
I received this from a trustworthy priest:
I saw your post on the Mar del Plata cathedral assault. Quite frightening demonstration and disappointing response from the rector.
However, the whole event may be more complicated than it seems from the … Continue reading

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Explaining the Year of Mercy “abortion forgiveness faculty”

For the Year of Mercy the Holy Father has given to all priests the faculty to absolve from the censure that is incurred by the crime (not just sin) of successfully procuring an abortion.  This has created a bit of … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on the ‘sin’ of abortion, the ‘crime’ of abortion, and excommunication

The distinguished canonist (and commentator here) Ed Peters has a useful post at his fine blog In The Light Of The Law about the distinction of the sin of abortion and the crime of abortion and the sanction/censure that can be incurred … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton supports Planned Parenthood

Just a reminder of what you all know.
The other day she said that the baby parts videos were disturbing. She now repeats that she supports Planned Parenthood, big business abortion, founded by Margaret Sanger to get rid of undesirable people.
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Liberals – unmasked

Remember… Planned Parenthood was initiated to get rid of undesirables.
Everyone… take a moment to go to Crisis and read Fr. George Rutler’s new offering. HERE
A sample…
Christ cannot be psychoanalyzed because he is perfect.  It would be like seeking flaws in pure … Continue reading

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