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OUT OF THE DEPTHS SOME HAVE FOUND SANCTITY

!!!! Blaise Pascal . . . September 16, 2013 A Lesson in Three Conversions by Christopher O. Blum http://www.crisismagazine.com/2013/a-lesson-in-three-conversions?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CrisisMagazine+%28Crisis+Magazine%29 The Year of Faith began with a challenge from the Holy Father Emeritus: “We cannot accept that salt should become tasteless … Continue reading

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CELIBACY AND CONTINENCE ARE NOT THE SAME, DO YOU KNOW THE DIFFERENCE?

!!!! PRIESTLY ORDINANDS PROSTRATE BEFORE THE ALTAR . . DISCUSSING THE FUTURE OF CELIBACY REQUIRES UNDERSTANDING THE VALUE OF CONTINENCE by Dr. Edward Peters http://canonlawblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/12/discussing-the-future-of-celibacy-requires-understanding-the-value-of-continence/ . Every time a ranking prelate so much as hiccups while making a comment on … Continue reading

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RELIGION CREATES ALTRUISM, THE ONLY FORCE STRONG ENOUGH TO DEFEAT EGOISM

!!!! CHARLES DARWIN IN THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS Darwin’s conundrum: Where does compassion come from? by Jeff Jacoby The Boston Globe September 4, 2013   http://www.jeffjacoby.com/13700/darwin-conundrum-where-does-compassion-come-from ALTRUISM PUZZLED puzzled Charles Darwin. If evolution was propelled by natural selection — by the … Continue reading

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YOU CAN MAKE FUN OF ALL CHRISTIANS WITH IMPUNITY, BUT TO DO SO OF SOME MUSLIMS IS TO RISK YOUR LIFE

!!!! RICHARD DAWKINS *- Happy Warrior  •   September 2, 2013, ISSUE The Blasphemy Police By Mark Steyn In 2010, the bestselling atheist Richard Dawkins, in the “On Faith” section of the Washington Post, called the pope “a leering old villain in … Continue reading

Posted in ANTI-CATHOLICISM, ATHEISM, DEMOCRACY IN ISLAM, Freedom of Conscience, FREEDOM OF RELIGION, MEDIA BIAS, MEDIA BIGOTRY, MUSLIMS, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, SHARIA LAW | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

THE STORY OF HOW CATHOLIC POPES, BISHOPS, PRIESTS, RELIGIOUS AND LAITY SAVED JEWS FROM HITLER IS FINALLY BEING TOLD

!!!! BOOKSHELF August 8, 2013, 4:42 p.m. ET A Righteous Priest Père Marie-Benoît saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust. But he never tried to convert them. By MELANIE KIRKPATRICK THE WALL STREET JOURNAL At the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial … Continue reading

Posted in AUSCHWITZ, FREEDOM OF RELIGION, HOLOCAUST, JEWS, JUSTICE, LIFE ISSUES, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

THE LIGHT OF CHRIST MUST SHINE, AS IN A MIRROR, ON THE FACE OF EVERY CHRISTIAN

!!!! ENCYCLICAL LETTER LUMEN FIDEI OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON FAITH [THIS IS THE FOURTH OF A NUMBER OF POSTS ON THIS BLOG OF THE ENTIRE ENCYCLICAL] … Continue reading

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UNLESS YOU BELIEVE, YOU WILL NOT UNDERSTAND

!!!! ENCYCLICAL LETTER LUMEN FIDEI OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON FAITH [THIS IS THE THIRD OF A NUMBER OF POSTS ON THIS BLOG OF THE ENTIRE ENCYCLICAL] … Continue reading

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LOVE IS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR BELIEF

!!!! ENCYCLICAL LETTER LUMEN FIDEI OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF FRANCIS TO THE BISHOPS PRIESTS AND DEACONS CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON FAITH [THIS IS THE SECOND OF A NUMBER OF POSTS ON THIS BLOG OF THE ENTIRE ENCYCLICAL] … Continue reading

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SHARIA AND SAME-SEX ‘MARRIAGE’

!!!! More than 500 imams join unprecedented protest over gay marriage     I can take no comfort in the realization that all of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s pro-LGBT majority opinions (Sullivan, Lawrence, Doma, etc.) will mean nothing in the long … Continue reading

Posted in FAMILY LIFE, GAY 'MARRIAGE', JURISPRUDENCE, LAWRENCE V TEXAS, MOSQUES, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POLITICAL LIFE IN AMERICA, RELATIVISM, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', SHARIA LAW | Tagged , , , , ,

ANN BARNHARDT TELLS US WHY PRIESTS MUST BE MEN (CAUTION: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED)

!!!! http://barnhardt.biz/ Why Priests Must Be Men Part 1 of 3 Posted by Ann Barnhardt – January 19, AD 2013 11:21 PM MST I was planning for this to be the last essay I ever wrote, and since we’re into “any day … Continue reading

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