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Card. Dolan at USCCB about HHS mandate: Bishops will “not violate our consciences and not obey what we consider to be something immoral”

From CNS: Conference of Catholic Bishops on HHS Mandate: We Will ‘Not Obey What We Consider to Be Immoral’ (CNSNews.com) – Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says the Roman Catholic Church will continue to … Continue reading

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Robert Royal to U.S. Bishops: Be men. Be gentlemen. Be kind. Stop being nice!

From The Catholic Thing: Quo Vadis – O, Bishops? By Robert Royal I am not a big fan of taking the long view. It may sometimes be wise, even necessary, in human terms. But I’m far more attracted by what … Continue reading

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“Pray For Our Bishops” car magnets

Since the USCCB fall plenary meeting is going on, I wanted to remind you of these “Pray For Our Bishops” car magnets:    

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USCCB meeting: Card. Dolan hits it out of the park! (Listen to the audio here.)

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! I am pretty cynical about USCCB meetings.  But this time I am pretty fired up. I just listened to Cardinal Dolan’s address as President of the conference. In his address His Eminence spoke about … Continue reading

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Amy Sullivan on Jonathan Reyes

We have seen Amy Sullivan before. Among other things, Amy Sullivan was a legislative assistant to pro-abortion Catholic, former Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD).  She is as politically partisan as you can get. This time Sullivan, with The New Republic as … Continue reading

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Are you an American Citizen and a Voter?

Check out the USCCB’s “Faithful Citizenship Quiz” if you haven’t seen it already.  

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USCCB Blog offers “Rules” on “The Gospel and Social Media”

Sr. Mary Ann Walsh posted on the USCCB blog some “rules” for social media and evangelization. I’ll edit this down to some bullet points, so that you will have to go over there and give that blog some traffic. The … Continue reading

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Revision of English “Liturgy of the Hours” to begin

I noticed this in the newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee for Divine Worship: Liturgy of the Hours Among the many liturgical books affected by the implementation of the Roman Missal, Third Edition, none has generated more questions or interest than … Continue reading

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USCCB Plea To Congress, Obama Administration To Repair Obamacare… er… ObamaTAX

Bishops Renew Plea To Congress And Administration To Repair Affordable Care Act [My emphases and comments.] June 28, 2012 Supreme Court decision does not address fundamental flaws in the law Legislation still needed to fix conscience, abortion funding, immigration problems … Continue reading

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Bp. Boyea (D. Lansing) skeptical about need for USCCB document on U.S. economy

When I heard that the bishops of the USCCB in their plenary session were talking about drafting a new document on the economy and related issues, I first reaction was “OH NO! Don’t they learn from history?” I also read … Continue reading

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