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Sec. Sebelius already barred from Holy Communion under can. 915

I want to remind everyone of something that The Canonical Defender wrote on his fine blog. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, a major proponent of the Obama administration’s push to mandate contraceptive coverage regardless of religious conviction, is already barred from holy Communion … Continue reading

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All 180 diocesan US bishops have issued a statement about Pres. Obama’s attack.

The young papist, Peters Fils, has been tracking the response of the US Bishops to Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment and, specifically, on the Catholic Church. He has good news. All 180 diocesan bishops have issued a statement … Continue reading

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USCCB: “Seis cosas más que todos debemos saber sobre el mandato del departamento de salud y servicios humanos (HHS)”

From the USCCB Blog, the Spanish language version of what they have previously posted in English. 1. La disposición que ha creado tanto alboroto no ha cambiado para nada las cosas, sino que todo ha terminado como estaba. […] 2. … Continue reading

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Catholic League on Sebelius’s admission before a Senate committee

Yesterday I saw video clips of Kathleen Sebelius, catholic Dem who as Pres. Obama’s patsy is implementing his anti-Catholic agenda, testifying before a Senate committee. She admitted that the Administration did not to any significant degree consult with the US … Continue reading

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G. Weigel gets it about the Magisterium of Nuns and

On the site of National Review George Weigel has a piece about the bishops and Pres. Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church and the 1st Amendment rights of all Americans. Among other things he wrote: […] In his appearance on … Continue reading

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Card. George writes about unity, Pres. Obama’s attacks, and Catholics who don’t stand with the bishops.

Card. George of Chicago offers observations about the present situation we face as a Church in the United States even as the President of the United States attacks the Church. He first speaks about the “ad limina” visit he is … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s war on religious principles

Did you see what the Food and Drug Administration did to an Amish farmer?  The Washington Times reported, and I saw it again tonight on the news: The FDA won its two-year fight to shut down an Amish farmer who … Continue reading

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More things to know about the HHS Mandate

The USCCB had posted six things people should know about Pres. Obama’s HHS mandate, HERE.  Again at the blog of the USCCB, you will find an entry: Six More Things Everyone Should Know About the HHS Mandate 1. The rule … Continue reading

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If Pres. Obama can tell the Church what to cover, he can tell the Press what to cover

What’s next? Pres. Obama has attacked the 1st Amendment. He is trying to tell the Church what it must do in a matter of conscience based on natural law, reason, and doctrine. The first clause of the 1st Amendment concerns freedom … Continue reading

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Archbp. Chaput: Pres. Obama’s “deep distaste for religion’s moral influence”

The Archbishop of Philadelphia, Most Rev. Charles Chaput, has a good opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer about Pres. Obama’s modifications of his attack on the 1st Amendment (“Plan B”).  Read the whole thing, but here is an excerpt from … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama channels his inner Henry VIII in this new “Act of Uniformity”

On the site of National Review there is a piece by Mark Steyn which I recommend.  Here is an excerpt. […] Welcome to Obamacare. The president of the United States has decided to go Henry VIII on the Church’s medieval … Continue reading

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Why Bishops must guard the name “Catholic”

Why do Bishops have an obligation to oversee which groups or publications can use the word “Catholic”? There is a White House response to the online petition against his recent moves against the 1st Amendment entitled “Protecting the Health of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Had this been Pres. Obama’s 2nd term, would he have offered any “accommodation”?

I put it to you. I offer a two-tier answer option.

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Paul VI: “danger of this power passing into the hands of those public authorities who care little for the precepts of the moral law”

The pontificate of Paul VI produced many a disaster, in my opinion, but when it came to a crucial turning point, in the face of diabolical opposition Paul VI issued Humane vitae. I suspect many of you have never actually … Continue reading

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Reactions of individual US Bishops to Pres. Obama’s “Plan B” pill

Now that I have posted Bp. Slattery’s statement following on President Obama’s “morally obtuse”, “insult to the intelligence”, and “cheap accounting trick”, everyone is going to ask me to post their own bishop’s statements. I can’t do that, though it … Continue reading

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