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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 … 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 … 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. Remember that … Continue reading

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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 … 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. … 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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If Pres. Obama can tell the Church what to cover, he can tell the Press what to cover

What’s next? Pres. Obama has attacked the 1st Amendment. He is trying to tell the Church what it must do in a matter of conscience based on natural law, reason, and doctrine. The first clause of the 1st Amendment concerns freedom … Continue reading

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USCCB strong statement about Pres. Obama’s imposed “Plan B” pill

The USCCB have issued their statement. “The only complete solution to this religious liberty problem is for HHS to rescind the mandate of these objectionable services.” My emphases and comments: Bishops Renew Call To Legislative Action On Religious Liberty February 10, … Continue reading

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USCCB initial reaction to Pres. Obama’s bitter “Plan B” pill

From the site of the USCCB: Bishops Studying Initial White House Movement On Religious Liberty February 10, 2012 New opportunity to dialogue with executive branch Too soon to tell whether and how much improvement on core concerns Commitment to religious … Continue reading

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“If you are not on offense you are on defense.” So… what’s next?

The Obama Administration has to… has to… fold when it comes to the HHS mandate and their attack on the Catholic Church and the 1st Amendment. While it is true that Pres. Obama is an ideologue, it is also true … Continue reading

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GUEST ENTRY: Pres. Obama, Bishops, and the Kulturkampf

Here is a perspective on what is going on offered by my old friend the great Roman Fabrizio: First of all thank you for mentioning me in the same entry where caffè corretto alla sambuca is mentioned. It always moves … Continue reading

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UPDATE 171 US Bishops have protested Pres. Obama’s blatant attack on Catholics

Over at the young papist’s place, on Catholic Vote, Tom Peters is forming a list of US bishops who have responded to Pres. Obama’s blatant attack on the 1st Amendment and on religious liberty when while he openly refuses to … Continue reading

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TO ALL U.S. BISHOPS! For your November meeting, read this.

UPDATE 14 Nov 1933 GMT: Archbishop Nienstedt was elected. ___ Your Excellencies, That bastion of support for your ecclesiastical authority, the National catholic Fishwrap, is lobbying against the election of Archbishop John Nienstedt (St. Paul and Minneapolis) as Chairman of … Continue reading

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USCCB doctrine committee confirmed its position on the theological work of Sr. Elizabeth Johnson

Remember Sr. Elizabeth Johnson?  Teacher at the Jesuit-run Fordham University?  She wrote some things about the Holy Trinity that seemed to the US Bishops not to be exactly in line with Catholic doctrine and was called on it.  She objected. … Continue reading

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