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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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Rep. Ryan to Catholics: act before religious freedoms are eroded

From CNA: Paul Ryan urges Catholics to act before religious freedoms erode Presumptive Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan says Catholics must act now to protect their right to religious freedom from being diminished in American society. “This is a … Continue reading

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Ross Douthat on the dangerous redefinition of “freedom of religion”

In the Sunday edition of Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times) there is a good op-ed by Ross Douthat.  I recommend his book: Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics. Defining Religious Liberty Down By ROSS DOUTHAT THE … Continue reading

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Wheaton College (Protestant) joins Catholic institutions in lawsuit against HHS mandate

Wheaton College is joining Catholic instititutions to fight the Obama Administrations attacks on our 1st Amendment rights. Remember: Even though the newsies incessantly talk about contraception contraception contraception, the real objection about the HHS mandate is not the contraception angle. … Continue reading

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United States of America: “Mission Territory”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

For a long time the Church in the USA was under the aegis of the Holy See’s then Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, called now the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. This is why, for example, … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Calls Pro-Lifers Terrorists Again

From Life News: Obama Administration Calls Pro-Lifers Terrorists Again Once again, the Obama administration [Pres. Obama is such an aggressive advocate for abortion that he even promoted actual infanticide.] has called “terrorists” the majority of Americans who support the pro-life … Continue reading

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27 June: Our Lady of Perpetual Help and the Fortnight For Freedom

According to the traditional, Extraordinary Form Ordo for today in the USA we can celebrated Our Lady of Perpetual Help, which has a proper Mass in the Missae pro aliquibus locis in the back of the 1962MR. Domine Iesu Christe, qui genitricem … Continue reading

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Group funded by George Soros poised to attack US Bishops for the “Fortnight for Freedom”

This came via The Catholic League: SOROS-FUNDED GROUP SET TO NAIL BISHOPS June 18, 2012 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: June 21 marks the beginning of the “Fortnight for Freedom” events, the campaign for religious liberty being … Continue reading

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CNS: State Department Purges Religious Freedom Section from Its Human Rights Reports

The US State Department is run by the surrogates of The First Gay President, Mr. Obama, and they take his order. Maybe religious liberty is not a human right after all? From CNS: State Department Purges Religious Freedom Section from … Continue reading

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Great Pentecost sermon on the signs of the times (e.g., the Obama’s HHS mandate and his war on the Church)

It is the Octave of Pentecost.  We can should and review Pentecost during the Octave. A friend of mine, Fr. Richard Jacobs, OSA, gave this sermon for Pentecost Sunday: One of the Fathers of the Church, St. Cyril of Alexandria, … Continue reading

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U.S. Bishops Issue Call To Action To Defend Religious Liberty

From the website of the USCCB: April 12, 2012 Urge strong lay involvement Outline threats to First Freedom at all levels of government and abroad Call upon dioceses to pursue religious liberty fortnight, June 21-July 4 [Mark your calendars.  Get … 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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The Obama Administration is organizing…. WHAT?!?

I saw something worthy of Germany in the 1930’s in today’s Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times): White House Works to Shape Debate Over Health Law By ROBERT PEAR Published: March 9, 2012 […] On Wednesday, White House officials … Continue reading

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CL: Lefty “catholics” shilling for Pres. Obama

From The Catholic League: Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: The Catholic left is so deep in the tank for Obama that they are working publicly to undermine the bishops. First a little background.  [cf Magisterium of Nuns] … Continue reading

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Obama Admin lectures Card. Dolan and USCCB. Dolan responds.

“We did not ask for this fight, but we will not run from it.” Thus, Card. Dolan about the latest insult tossed our way by the Obama Administration. From LifeSite: Cardinal: Obama Admin Lectured Bishops on Catholic Teaching by Steven … Continue reading

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