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Cracks in the liberal adulation of Pope Francis

I have been saying that the Left will turn on Pope Francis.  You can already see cracks in liberal unity appearing.  The catholic Left is splitting.  Just start reading carefully at Fishwrap.
I was sent this cartoon by Matt Bors.  I haven’t … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki performs exorcism after Illinois governor signs same-sex “marriage” bill

First, Fr. Z kudos to Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois.
Bishop Paprocki reacted to the evil decision in Illinois in the way that a Catholic bishop can and ought to react: he prayed.  He fought back against the Enemy.
The … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki: same-sex marriage activists no to be admitted to cathedral

Bp. Paprocki seems to be a “hard identity” Catholic. We need “hard identity” Catholicism.
That doesn’t mean being mean. That means being clear. “Hard identity” Catholicism doesn’t reject compassion or diplomacy or joy. That’s what liberals do. “Hard identity” Catholics wants … Continue reading

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Archbp. Vigneron defends statement on Communion and supporters of same-sex marriage

From LifeSite:
Detroit Archbishop defends his stance that gay ‘marriage’ supporters should not receive Communion
DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite strong criticism and a public rebuke from another bishop, Detroit’s Archbishop Allen Vigneron has reaffirmed his insistence that Catholics who … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nienstedt’s tough-love comments about the redefinition of marriage

On the site of Legatus Magazine you can read the text of a talk given this year’s Napa Institute by His Excellency Most Reverend John Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  He spoke about the family as the foundation of … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s Michael Sean Winters viciously attacks Bp. Paprocki

The National Schismatic Reporter’s Michael Sean Winters continues that non-Catholic site’s onslaught on orthodox bishops.
Here is a sample:
My colleague Brian Roewe reported yesterday on an interview given by Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois. There is much that is – … Continue reading

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Airman won’t support same-sex marriage, punished by commandrix

Watching the signs of the times!
From Breitbart:

CHRISTIAN AIRMAN PUNISHED BY LESBIAN COMMANDER FACES POSSIBLE COURT MARTIAL
Updating our earlier report on Senior Master Sergeant Phillip Monk, a Christian serving in the Air Force whose unit is now commanded by a lesbian: … Continue reading

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Yet another attempt by homosexuals to whip up negative press to force the Church to conform

In more Rhode Island news, I read at Life News that Fr. Brian Sistare, who recently sent out a challenge to RI Catholic lawmakers (HERE) has now told a same-sex “married” couple of men that they cannot receive Holy Communion.
Fr. Sistare … Continue reading

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When did “Marriage” stop meaning what it means?

Years ago I worked with a German sister, deeply intelligent and one of the holiest people I have ever met. We were talking about nuances of meaning in a German sentence one day and, as an aside, she explained how … Continue reading

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Bishops of England and Wales about passage of same-sex ‘marriage’

From the Bishops of England and Wales (emphases mine):

Statement on on the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act

Statement by the President and Vice-President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales
In receiving Royal Assent, the Marriage (Same … Continue reading

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