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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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Nuncio Archbp. Viganò at Notre Shame talks about a concrete “menace” to religious liberty

From CNA about the address the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, gave at “Notre Shame”, aka “The Scene of the Crime”, with my emphases and comments: Papal nuncio: Catholic division undermines religious freedom South Bend, Ind., Nov 12, 2012 … Continue reading

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Bp. Jenky (D. Peoria) required all priests to read letter from pulpit before election

The McClatchy newspaper group has not been, to my knowledge, very friendly toward the Catholic Church. At McClatchyDC we find this: Bishop orders priests to read anti-Obama letter at Sunday sermons CHICAGO — Joining the chorus of Roman Catholic clergy … Continue reading

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VP Biden’s last ditch effort to fool Catholics. Revolting.

From LifeNews: Pro-Abortion Biden Claims He’s a “Practicing Catholic” In New Ad by Steven Ertelt In a last-ditch effort to get Catholic voters to support pro-abortion President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, who also backs abortion, has released a new … Continue reading

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Quislings for Obama

Phil Lawler at CWN picked this up: On the web site of Catholics for Obama [Quislings for Obama] right above the story blasting critics of the Plan B contraceptive—you’ll find a photo of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, roaring with laughter, with a smiling … Continue reading

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Nuns On The Bus Warmed-Over: a stop at Ohio Dominican University

Apparently the Nuns On The Bus are still going ’round and ’round with their blatantly partisan political agenda. From a reader: The “Nuns on the Bus” tour has C-Bus for its next stop. This is the group that has been … Continue reading

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Chinese priests and nuns forced into government “study classes”

The UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has a piece online which gives a glimpse of the Church in the USA during Pres. Obama’s third term.   Obama would probably love to have, I am sure, an American Patriotic Catholic Association … Continue reading

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Obama Administrations attack on Catholics in healthcare

In these digital pages we have seen on other occasions His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Vasa, now Bishop of Santa Rosa.  He spoke recently at a meeting of the Catholic Medical Association in my native place, St. Paul. He raised … Continue reading

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150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus

Every once in a while The First Gay President likes to associate himself with Pres. Lincoln.  Perhaps this is from his connection with Illinois?  Perhaps because he has delusions of grandeur?  Perhaps it’s because he would like to suspend habeas … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput: “I certainly can’t vote for somebody who’s either pro-choice or pro-abortion.”

From Life News: Abp Chaput on voting for Obama: ‘I certainly can’t vote for somebody who’s pro-choice’ by Patrick B. Craine PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the November general election approaches, America’s Catholic bishops have been walking a … Continue reading

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Card. Dolan’s closing prayer at the Democrats convention.

Card. Dolan’s closing prayer at the Democrats convention. With a “firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence,” let us close this convention by praying for this land that we so cherish and love: Let us Pray. Almighty God, father … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s attempts to fool people into thinking that he respects our religious freedom

From CNA: HHS revises mandate third time; foes say it misses the point Washington D.C., Aug 28, 2012 / 03:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A slight revision of the federal contraception mandate offers some additional protection for certain religious employers but … Continue reading

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EWTN INTERVIEW with Mitt Romney

Here is a transcript of the interview ETWN’s Raymond Arroyo did with presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney. Transcript of Selected Excerpts from Exclusive Mitt Romney Interview with Raymond Arroyo to air on The World Over Live on EWTN, Thursday, August … Continue reading

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Are we witnessing the establishment of a “state religion”?

My friend the great Fr. George Welzbacher, one of the five smartest people I know, issues weekly a “Pastor’s Page” in his parish bulletin (he is 84 and still pastor of a parish) which always deserve a close read.  They … Continue reading

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