Tag Archives: Catholic identity

Dismissal of publicly immoral Church employees

This story caught my eye because of the name of the place involved.  When I see this name I always think of Daffy Duck.
From the San Bernardino Sun:
A Rancho Cucamonga man who taught 17 years at a Catholic high school … Continue reading

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Is Catholicism True?

A friend sent me a note with the statement:
I wonder how much THIS site cost to build!
http://www.iscatholicismtrue.com/
 

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John Rist: ‘You can’t pick and choose in Catholic moral teaching’

From CNS, something from an old prof of mine. I have written about Prof. Rist before.
‘You can’t pick and choose in Catholic moral teaching’
Posted on December 19, 2012 by Carol Glatz
By Greg Watry
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The church must evolve … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput: “Catholics cannot have alternate views on abortion”

It seems to me that His Excellency Most Rev. Charles Chaput of Philadelphia is probably the heavy-hitter of the US episcopal conference right now.
CNA has this:
Archbishop Chaput: Be Catholic before you are Democrat or Republican
By Carl Bunderson and Matthew A. … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted removes “Catholic” status from another Phoenix hospital

Bp. Olmsted is reinforcing Catholic identity again.
As I wrote some time ago: We’ve seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s.
I saw this at azcentral.com:
Bishop strips Mercy Gilbert Medical Center of Catholic status
By Michael Clancy
The Republic
Mercy Gilbert … Continue reading

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A quick comment about our Catholic identity

“To live without faith, without a patrimony to defend, without a steady struggle for truth, that is not living, but existing.”
Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati
 

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Catholic and Faithful – American and Free

Let us not forget about our necessary battle for our religious liberty.  Let us not forget the HHS mandate.
Catholics must declare themselves in the public square, especially in the context our struggle with the anti-Catholic Obama Administration for our freedom … Continue reading

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Quinque Puncta … Five Points To Be Recited Usefully

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If we don’t know who we are as Catholics, and if we don’t keep firmly in mind our common Christian vocation to holiness, we will not be able to fulfill our particular vocations and we … Continue reading

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“There is only one problem in the whole world….” Wherein Fr. Z has a mini-rant.

“There is only one problem in the whole world: restoring spiritual sense in people. Showering on them something like a Gregorian chant.” – Saint-Exupéry
Simple? Too simple? Perhaps. Faith is the last thing that sinners lose, after charity, … Continue reading

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Author of “The Exorcist” building suit against Georgetown U for not living up to Catholic identity

Here is an interesting development. From CNA:
‘Exorcist’ author prepares canon lawsuit against Georgetown
By Michelle Bauman
Washington D.C., May 19, 2012 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- The author of the best-selling book and award-winning screenplay “The Exorcist” has announced that he is … Continue reading

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