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Fr. Blake: “What we have failed to do is prepare our people for any battle over this issue.”

One dimension of the international kulturkampf is the promotion of unnatural unions as if they were “marriages” and the introduction of legislation to force these unions to be recognized as such, even in the face of reason.  After legislation is … Continue reading

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NJ Bishops defend true marriage

I note with interest at the National Catholic Register (the Catholic one) that the bishops of New Jersey have issued a statement about same-sex “marriage”. New Jersey Bishops Release New Statement on Marriage Same-sex ‘marriage’ ‘is not marriage and should … Continue reading

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Christians are “evil” if they resist the redefinition of marriage

I guess the next time I head across the pond to England (after Christmas, by the way, if everything works out the way I hope – blognic?) and have the chance to make supper for priest friends, I won’t be … Continue reading

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Bishops of Minnesota will be attacked in the press, betrayed by their erstwhile allies

You have seen the feeble attempt of some defenders of homosexual acts to equate the efforts of those who want unnatural “unions” to be recognize in law as if they were marriages with the civil rights racial efforts of the … Continue reading

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The Archbisop of Westminster on “civil unions”

From my friend Fr. Blake’s blog: The Archbisop of Westminster said at a recent press following the Bishop bi-annual meeting: We would want to emphasise that civil partnerships actually provide a structure in which people of the same sex who … Continue reading

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Archd. of New York’s particular law forbidding Catholic ministers any participation in same sex “marriage”

The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, author of a useful book on “annulments” (paperback and Kindle) has posted at his excellent blog In The Light Of The Law about particular laws for the Archdiocese of New York issued by Archbishop … Continue reading

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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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MN Catholic Conference: Catholic leaders will not be silenced (STrib editorial)

I was alerted to this on the site of the Minneapolis STrib.  This is from the Minnesota Catholic Conference and it is worth your attention: Catholic leaders will not be silenced Article by: JASON ADKINS Updated: October 4, 2011 – … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan issues a warning to Pres. Obama: Stop attacking marriage and religious liberty!

I found this to be pretty interesting.  I urge you to read the whole thing.  It is perhaps the best presentation of the issues I have seen in a brief form. Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York City has sent, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Catholic Conference and Archd. STP/MPLS says “Catholics For Marriage Equality MN” is NOT affiliated with Church

I direct now your attention to the website of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and their Office for Marriage and Family.  The Archdiocese made this apparent on the front page of their website. As you may recall, His … Continue reading

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El Paso priest transferred because of his public remarks leading up to a mayoral recall vote

On the site of KVIA in El Paso, Texas, we find this.  My emphases: El Paso Bishop Halts Priest’s Anti-Gay, Political Discourse EL PASO, Texas — The Rev. Michael Rodriguez was transferred to a new parish because his stance on … Continue reading

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CNN’s Piers Morgan v Catholics

The Catholic League responded to Piers Morgan’s remark to presidential candidate Rick Santorum. Last night on CNN, Piers Morgan asked presidential candidate Rick Santorum about his views on gay marriage. Santorum said he favored the traditional understanding of marriage, citing … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan on the consequences of contrary-to-nature unions

From WaPo: NY archbishop worried polygamy, infidelity will be next step in redefinition of marriage NEW YORK — New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan says he’s worried that the next step in the marriage debate will be another redefinition to allow … Continue reading

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A priest defends true marriage against the promoters of contrary-to-nature unions

I picked up from the excellent blog The Sensible Bond, authored by a gent in England.  The video is about a priest in El Paso.   The blogosphere is amazing. Fr. Michael Rodriguez spoke at a City Council Meeting about … Continue reading

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LifeSite: A plea to U.S. Bishops: Please love enough to speak of the dangers of homosexuality.

LifeSite News has a piece by John-Henry Westen entitled: A plea to U.S. Bishops: Please love enough to speak of the dangers of homosexuality. Read the whole thing there, but here is the last part. […] The only answer that … Continue reading

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