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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.
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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 the Liturgy … 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
WASHINGTON—Today the United States Supreme … 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 this … Continue reading

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USCCB website:

I just found this on the site of the USCCB:
Catholics Care.  Catholics Vote.
I won’t explain it because I want to manipulate you into going there to see what it is.
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Liberal Media Bias: Networks refuse to report on Catholic suits against the Obama Administration

From Newsbusters by Brent Bozell with my emphases:
The evening news broadcasts all but spiked the largest legal action in history to defend our constitutionally protected religious freedom. The May 21 editions of ABC’s World News and NBC’s Nightly News refused to … Continue reading

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Timothy Card. Dolan, President of the USCCB, reacts to Pres. Obama’s endorsement of unnatural unions

Timothy Card. Dolan, President of the USCCB on Pres. Obama’s endorsement of unnatural unions as if they were marriage.
From the site of the USCCB with my emphases:
Cardinal Dolan: President Obama’s Remarks On Marriage ‘Deeply Saddening’
May 9, 2012
WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of … Continue reading

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Fordham Feminist: You will be assimilated!

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It is almost as if Jesuit-run entities, such as universities and magazines, were at war with the US Bishops.
I picked this up from the Cardinal Newman Society which keeps an eye on what’s going on at … Continue reading

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CDWDS Confirms Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb

I read in the monthly newsletter of the USCCB’s Committee on Divine Worship (Vol. 48, April 2012) the following:
CDWDS Confirms Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb
The text of the Rite for the Blessing of a Child … Continue reading

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Ultra-liberal NPR manages decent interviews about the LCWR dust-up. Donna Bethell shines.

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I read the transcript (there is also audio available) of an National Public Radio segment on the recent develops between the American Bishops, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and the Leadership Conference … Continue reading

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LCWR gripes about being accountable to the CDF and USCCB

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Fishwrap today has an interesting bit of news about the LCWR’s recent developments.  As you know, those meanies at the CDF and USCCB are actually going to hold the LCWR’s leadership accountable for their doctrinal dissent … Continue reading

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US Bishops: Bloggers play ‘critical role’ in defending Church. Fr. Z makes a proposal.

When the Obama Administration began to attack the 1st Amendment, Catholic bloggers rose up.
When the U.S. Bishops called for rallies for religious freedom, Catholic bloggers posted links and dates and places.
When the USCCB and Card. Dolan and Bp. Lori made … 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 things going.]

WASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty

1 April… and I’m not foolin’.
Pres. Obama isn’t foolin’.
The US bishops are NOT foolin’ either.

Biretta tip: Sword of Peter!
 
 

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Card. Dolan interviewed by Bill O’Reilly

Last night His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan was on with Bill O’Reilly on FNC.  O’Reilly actually let him get a word in.
This is the first part of the interview. I understand that the rest of it will be posted elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Tips for Lent from a bishop

Now that we are one whole day into Lent, I bring your attention to something posted on the USCCB blog by His Excellency Most Rev. David Ricken, Bishop of Green Bay and chairman of the Committee on Evangelization.
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All 180 diocesan US bishops have issued a statement about Pres. Obama’s attack.

The young papist, Peters Fils, has been tracking the response of the US Bishops to Pres. Obama’s attack on the 1st Amendment and, specifically, on the Catholic Church.
He has good news.
All 180 diocesan bishops have issued a statement concern Pres. … Continue reading

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USCCB: “Seis cosas más que todos debemos saber sobre el mandato del departamento de salud y servicios humanos (HHS)”

From the USCCB Blog, the Spanish language version of what they have previously posted in English.
1. La disposición que ha creado tanto alboroto no ha cambiado para nada las cosas, sino que todo ha terminado como estaba. […]
2. La disposición … Continue reading

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More things to know about the HHS Mandate

The USCCB had posted six things people should know about Pres. Obama’s HHS mandate, HERE.  Again at the blog of the USCCB, you will find an entry:
Six More Things Everyone Should Know About the HHS Mandate
1. The rule … Continue reading

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