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PODCAzT 130: Ratzinger on Conscience and Truth – Part 1

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! In 1991 Joseph Card. Ratzinger gave a talk to American Bishops called “Conscience and Truth”.  This talk is useful today, especially in the context of two major controversies that are going on as I … Continue reading

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D. Tyler: A spiffy sermon for the opening of the Fortnight of Freedom

From the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Diocese of Tyler, comes this sermon from Fr. Anthony McLaughlin. He nails it. He sets up the context, lays out many examples of how the Obama Administration has been undermining freedom, … Continue reading

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List of Catholic entities which filed against the Obama Administration

Our objections to Pres. Obama’s attacks… are not about politics or political parties are not about being Catholic are not about contraception. No, on the contrary, they … are about conscience are about religious liberty are about our rights from … Continue reading

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The “First Gay President”, orientation, and military chaplains

A reader sent me a link to a story on Gateway Pundit about the latest moves in what I am convinced is an effort to drive sound military chaplains out of military service. Obama Continues His Assault on Christians: Will … Continue reading

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VIDEO about November. Fr. Z asks, “What is this? Tolkien?”

When I saw this video my first thought was, “What is this? Tolkien?” Perhaps it is. The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings present a seemingly hopeless  struggle against evil.  The protagonists were constantly challenged to overcome their limitations, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Georgetown and Kathleen Sebelius

The Cardinal Newman Society has this about Georgetown University’s invitation of HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, supporter of Tiller the late-term abortionist, the President’s pointman in the attack on the Church’s and on freedom of religion, the architect of forcing Catholic … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Liturgy intercession in the light of our current concerns

In light of the current circumstances we face as Catholics, as people of all faiths, and as American citizens, this is excerpted from the Good Friday intercession prayers in the Ordinary Form: IX. For those in public office Let us … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama owes you and me an apology!

Mr. President, you owe me and millions of American Catholics an apology. You apologized to Islamic extremists and other Muslims abroad and in the United States for something done against the Islamic faith by mistake. What you are doing to … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample: “We cannot – we will not – comply with this unjust law.”

His Excellency Alex Sample, Bishop of Marquette, has made a powerful statement in the face of the Obama Administration’s open attack on the Catholic Church, the 1st Amendment, and the religious freedom of all Americans. My friend Fr. john Boyle … Continue reading

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NC Fishwrap: US Bishops are to blame for Pres. Obama’s HHS decision

It had to happen. Fishwrap is blaming Pres. Obama’s attack on religious freedom on the US Bishops, and their unsophisticated notion of conscience. Bishops’ conscience model makes light of practical reason Jan. 23, 2012 By David DeCosse COMMENTARY What if the clashes … Continue reading

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