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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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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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Federal court allows company to ignore HHS mandate

From The Hill: Federal court allows company to ignore birth-control mandate [When will these newsies get that this isn’t a “contraception mandate”.] By Sam Baker A federal court said Friday that a Colorado-based company does not have to comply with … Continue reading

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“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time….”

“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time she cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice. She has to play her part through rational argument and she has to … Continue reading

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New Glaswegian Archbishop predicts jail for supporting true marriage, traditional family

I have heard, and I think this may be anecdotal, that Card. George quipped that his successor might wind up dying in jail. The England and Wales and Scotland are farther along in the culture war that we are in … Continue reading

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Sr Patricia Miller in op-ed canonizes St. Obama for his respect for religious liberty. No, really.

Joseph Goebbels advised that when telling lies, tell a big one and tell it often. Another approach is to jam so many distortions into so brief a space that they are too hard to refute in as short a period … 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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POLL ALERT! Australia: Legal efforts to force priests to break Seal of Confession!

For POLL info, read to the bottom. From Australian news.com.au Priests could be ordered to report confessions of sex abuse to police Ashley Gardiner Herald Sun July 18, 2012 12:00AM HUNDREDS of years of Catholic tradition in the confessional could … Continue reading

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Congressman introduces Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act

From the CNS comes this: New proposal would remove mandate’s penalties for religious employers WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “leaves intact a grave assault to religious … Continue reading

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Obama Defends HHS Mandate: It’s “Not Fair” That Catholics Won’t Fund Birth Control

A biretta tip to CMR I saw this on Weasel Zippers. Pres. Obama simply lies to a reporter about the HHS mandate. He uses the dodge that “insurance companies”, not the Catholic institutions, will have to pay for the objectionable … Continue reading

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