Monthly Archives: June 2009

WHO SPEAKS FOR THE CHURCH? THAT QUESTION WILL HAVE TO BE ANSWERED AGAIN AND AGAIN AS SO MANY INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS APPEAR TO BE SPEAKING AUTHORITATIVELY FOR THE CHURCH

REFLECTIONS ON COVENANT AND MISSION REVISITED Seven years later, the USCCB [now] addresses one of the more embarrassing and controversial documents in recent memory, “Reflections on Covenant and Mission,” originally released on August 12, 2002, by delegates from the Bishops’ … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERY OF THE SUBSTITUTION OF THE NEW YORK TIMES FOR USA TODAY AT THE RECENT BISHOPS MEETING IN SAN ANTONIO

WHO READS THE NEW YORK TIMES? As you probably know from your own experience, most large hotels supply their guests with a copy of USA TODAY which they find on the floor outside their hotel room door when they open … Continue reading

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THE QUESTION IS: IS IT THE ROLE OF THE CHURCH TO SHAPE THE CULTURE OR MERELY TO REFLECT IT?

THE ADVOCATE OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH by Mike Adams Monday, June 29, 2009 Townhall.com Columnist About two months ago, I heard from an old friend with whom I had lost touch. Most of what he had to say revolved around … Continue reading

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THERE ARE NO STANDARDS FOR BALANCE AT PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, THERE’S ONLY A STANDARD FOR MALICE

PBS Wages War on Pro-Lifers We’re the domestic terrorists? By L. Brent Bozell Media Research Center June 25, 2009 The Public Broadcasting Service recently announced it will not allow new religious programming on their taxpayer-subsidized airwaves. The handful of stations … Continue reading

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MOM AND DAD, IF YOU LOVE YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER, DO NOT, I REPEAT, DO NOT SEND THEM TO ONE OF THESE SCHOOLS

According to a release from The Cardinal Newman Society, 10 Catholic colleges and universities that are promoting student internships with organizations whose missions or activities are directly opposed to the moral teachings of the Catholic Church, including on fundamental issues … Continue reading

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DID THE US BISHOPS DELIBERATELY AVOID THE AMERICAN LIFE LEAGUE’S MESSAGE IN SAN ANTONIO AT THEIR MEETING?

DID THE BISHOPS AVOID A.L.L.’S MESSAGE IN USA TODAY? 6/25/2009 7:44:00 PM By Judie Brown -www.all.org Since 2003, American Life League has taken out a full-page ad in USA Today, to send a message to the U.S. Conference of Catholic … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC ADOPTION AGENCIES MUST CLOSE RATHER THAN PLACE CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION WITH GAY COUPLES

CATHOLIC ADOPTION AGENCIES FACE A REAL CHALLANGE AS LEFT-LIBERALS SEEK TO PLACE CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION WITH GAY COUPLES Is there any literate person left in the United States who reads more than comic books and comic strips who does not … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS ON VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF JESUS CHRIST

SURE, AND HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT BEING A PRIEST? In 1977 I was privileged to lead a pilgrimage of Legion of Mary members from Southeast United States to Dublin where we attended a workshop of the Legion. There I … Continue reading

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HERE IS A SURE PATH TO HELL: HAVE AN EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIR, GET PREGNANT, KILL THE BABY TO KEEP YOUR HUSBAND FROM KNOWING

UNFAITHFUL WIVES OPT FOR PRENATAL PATERNITY TESTS PATERNITY tests are being carried out by DNA laboratories on children while they are still in the womb, enabling their mothers to abort them if they are the result of an extramarital affair. … Continue reading

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DO NOT FALL IN LOVE WITH ABSTRACTIONS, THEY CAN BRING DEATH TO YOU AND TO MANY OTHERS

I LOVE MY COUNTRY I do truly love my Country. I always have, and I hope that I always will. I have not been blind to its blemishes, to the dark pages in its history.  I have read everything I … Continue reading

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