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Minnesota Bishops ask parishes to create grass-roots committees in defense of marriage

In my native place, Minnesota, the Catholic Bishops have banded together in a defense of true marriage against a redefinition of marriage to include something unnatural.  Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  They are working together to support passage of … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood must close some shops. Griping ensues.

Let there be sung Te Deum and Non Nobis… wellllll…. Partly Nobis.
This is from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. My emphases and comments.

Budget cuts close 6 Planned Parenthood clinics in Minnesota
Article by: JEREMY OLSON
Planned Parenthood cites drop in Title X funding, … Continue reading

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Minnesota: Bp. Sirba testifies for defense of marriage amendment

The Catholic Spirit, Archdiocesan newspaper of my native place, has a piece about the testimony in defense of marriage given to the House Civil Law Committee of the Minnesota Legislature by His Excellency Most. Rev. Paul Sirba, Bishop of Duluth.  … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt’s letter to editor about legislation, taxes and abortion

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on7 February printed an editorial calling for no new limits on abortion rights.  My emphases and comments with editing.
Reject new limits on abortion rights
If ending a pregnancy is legal, income should not be a barrier. [Translation: The … Continue reading

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Minnesota Democrats: ANTI-CATHOLIC in print

I wonder if there is a federal statute that covers using the U.S Postal Service for the distribution of discriminatory printed material aimed at a specific religious group.  I am no lawyer, but I can wonder.  Right?
Yesterday I posted an … Continue reading

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Democrats in Minnesota anti-Catholic political postcard campaign

I have seen this story in various places, but LifeSite has a good summary.
A campaign postcard the Minnesota Democratic Party sent to voters in the Midwestern state is causing a strong reaction from pro-life advocates. It claims the … Continue reading

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Same-sex attraction doesn’t justify redefining marriage

Here is a CNA story that cuts to the chase.
My emphases and comments:
Same-sex attraction doesn’t justify redefining marriage, Minnesota bishops explain
St. Paul, Minn., Oct 10, 2010 / 07:44 am (CNA).- The Catholic bishops of Minnesota have issued a brief statement … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt (Archd. St. Paul & Minneapolis) defends marriage

A few days ago the Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis, H.e. Most Rev. John Nienstedt, had an op-ed piece in the Minneapolis Star Tribune in support of a defense of marriage amendment to the Minnesota Constitution.
You can find this … Continue reading

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