Topic: teachings

Toward a Christian View of “Race”(printed in the Messiah Messenger church newsletter, September 2016)I was catching a flight to Milwaukee for our LCMS national convention this summer the morning a ... discuss

There is a practical reason why we must do this: if our moral and theological positions are only culturally informed, then they can be devastated by a more persuasive cultural norm when it shows its f ... discuss

Over the years as a Christian, I have continually heard different clichés repeated.  Some appear on bumper stickers while others reappear in perpetuity on social media.  One such falsehood that c ... discuss

I never paid much attention to St. Pius X before but once you read about him it becomes blindingly obvious that he is a saint we should be asking for intercession in these modern times.Pope Pius X wor ... discuss

Federal Vision advocates see a tension between that traditional Evangelical view of the Gospel (which Evangelicals have held since the Reformation) and the practice of infant baptism.  They feel that ... discuss

Memorial - August 21stSt, Pius X did great things for the Church during his relatively brief pontificate — he was pope from 1903 until 1914. He is perhaps best remembered as the "pope of the Eu ... discuss

St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon around 1090. Under the care of his pious parents he was sent at an early age to a college at Chatillo ... discuss

August 19th, the Church celebrates the feast of Saint John Eudes, (1601-1680) the French priest and missionary who founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary and the Order of Our Lady of Charity. He w ... discuss

Many Christians choose movies, music and even retailers based on how they impact their faith. Why, asks financial expert and nationally syndicated host Dan Celia, should investing be any different? Ce ... discuss

Racism should not be only brought up at moments such as we witnessed in Charlottesville this past weekend. The evil of racism is a biblical theme—a sin the gospel reveals and heals—so we should be ... discuss

by Star Parker: British writer and theologian G.K. Chesterton observed, "It is hatred that unites people — while love is always individual."The use of hatred to mobilize has a long and bloody histor ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   Fire & Fury Wins - President Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un that he faced "fire and fury" if he attacked the United States or our all ... discuss

15 August, New Testament The honor paid to Saint Mary, the virgin mother of Jesus Christ our Lord, God, and Savior goes back to the earliest days of the Church. Indeed, it goes back farther: Even befo ... discuss

So I've come to know Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior.  I've come to understand his atoning sacrifice on the cross. I've come to believe that Jesus resurrected and is alive in heaven right now. ... discuss

by Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   Trump Addresses The Nation -  Shortly after noon today, President Trump addressed the nation from the White House. His remarks, which ... discuss

There are several dangers to biblical Christianity that have come about through progressive ideology. Progressive ideology essentially stems from non-biblical positions about the nature of truth (tha ... discuss

St. Gregory the TheologianGeorge Demacopoulos gave another lecture at the Eagle River Institute which was recently posted on Ancient Faith Radio, and in the course of that lecture he made the followin ... discuss

Pope Francis urged a Catholic charity in Belgium this week to reverse its decision to begin allowing euthanasia at its psychiatric hospitals, according to the Vatican press office. The Brothers of Cha ... discuss

According to popular teachings that are promulgated from charismatic television networks and radio stations, if you have a robust faith and confidence in God—he will definitely hear your prayer and ... discuss

August 8 is a special day for me because not only is it my birthday, but it is the feast day of one of my favorite saints — St. Dominic, a Castilian priest and founder of the Dominican Order. Also, ... discuss

I recently did a post [HERE] on the article from La Civiltà Cattolica entitled, "EVANGELICAL FUNDAMENTALISM AND CATHOLIC INTEGRALISM: A SURPRISING ECUMENISM" written by Antonio Spadaro and Marcelo Fi ... discuss

It has taken my entire life, but I have finally come to understand that we cannot judge people by only their words or actions.  People can do all the "right" things but for all the "wrong" reason ... discuss

Did you ever start something but didn't finish it until much later than you anticipated which, in hindsight, was perfect timing? Have you ever wanted to send someone something -- a letter or a gift -- ... discuss

For Part 1, see: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible: First StepsFor Part 2, see: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible, Part 2: Staying on TrackTypes of Literature in the Bible ... discuss

was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus. He appears three times: the first is when he visits Jesus one night to listen to his teachin ... discuss

If our ideology of womanhood doesn’t work for the upper-class woman and her maid; for tea-time in the parlor, and for break-time in the factory, then perhaps they are based our cultural assumption ... discuss

Whether I “succeed” or “fail”—by whatever standard—ultimately counts for nothing. What counts is the fact that Christ has succeeded for me, in my place. My only hope and boast rest not in ... discuss

Tuesday on ABC’s The View, the sole self-admitted pro-life Democrat on the panel, Sunny Hostin, urged her party to reclaim the moral party status from Republicans. But instead of being encourag ... discuss

So I’m relatively new to the pro-life scene and before I really got involved, I just had NO idea how many amazing resources there are in the United States to help moms with unplanned pregnancies. I ... discuss

I've long contended that while many progressive religious orders are slowing dying, ones that are traditional/orthodox in practice - both newly created, and even older ones - are thriving. Among ... discuss

Hearing the ScripturesMost Christians for most of Church history did not own their own copy of the Scriptures (either in whole or in part). They heard the Scriptures read in Church. While sitting down ... discuss

Tolerance is in vogue politically and socially for every idea, every religion, every agenda, and every social construct other than Christianity.  In recent days, Richard Dawkins has come under fire ... discuss

In 2013, American pastor Steven J Cole concluded in a sermon that “a wife may need to submit to some abuse”. “The difficult question is,” he writes, “how much? My view is ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Imam: Annihilate The Jews -  Last Friday, as riots erupted in Jerusalem, Imam Ammar Shahin preached a sermon to his followers about the Al-Aq ... discuss

Doctrine matters.  Have you witnessed a baptism in recent days in the company of your gathered church only to ask yourself inwardly why the pastor makes such an emphasis about the baptism being perf ... discuss

Both the blame and the credit for capitalism have often been placed at the feet not of an economist, but rather a sixteenth-century Christian theologian named John Calvin. Calvin’s belief in predest ... discuss

Recently, a large amount of evidence was uncovered revealing that has been facilitating prostitution and child sex trafficking through the promotion of ads posted on its website. For yea ... discuss

22 July, New Testament The Gospels mention Mary of Magdala as one of the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples. She witnessed His crucifixion and burial, and went to the tomb on Easte ... discuss

Dear Friends, In last week’s message, I discussed the growing problem of hostility to Christianity that many Americans have faced over the last 15 years and continue to face now, despite living ... discuss

Was he against it, before he was for it? Is he really against it now? The ordeal experienced last week by popular author Eugene Peterson was agonizing to observe, largely self-inflicted, and virtually ... discuss

There is no one to lean on apart from Jesus.  He alone faileth not, and it is exceeding joy to think that He can never change.St. Therese of LisieuxThe world has never been a truly sane place sin ... discuss

Sister Vassa Larin recently sparked a controversy by posting her advice to a mother who has a 14 year old son who "came out" as a homosexual. She has been a popular figure in the English speaking Orth ... discuss

I try to do a fair amount of spiritual reading (not near as much as I probably should), mostly writings of the saints, in a quest to understand how people become saints.  Pope Francis has said sa ... discuss

Jesus Christ was once asked about marriage and divorce.  He replied in this way:“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ an ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Ever notice how brightly light shines in the darkness? Even a tiny match light shines in the darkness. You can see it from hundreds of y ... discuss

“Confessing Christ. Confessed by Christ.”Pentecost 3Matthew 10:5a, 21-33June 25th, 2017As most of you know, this year marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation – 500 years sin ... discuss

We live in a word with many wrongs that need to be righted.  That is another way of saying, we are fallen human beings living in a fallen world.  Many people will devote a large part of thei ... discuss

28 June AD 200 Irenaeus (ca. AD 130-200), believed to be a native of Smyrna (modern Izmir, Turkey), studied in Rome and later became pastor in Lyons, France. Around 177, while Irenaeus was away from ... discuss

The Catholic blogsophere, as I have previously written, does not like Father James Martin.  They write scathing posts against him because he refuses to condemn homosexuals. Father John Zuhlsdorf ... discuss

Any individual working in the many fields of ministry will face the challenge of disillusionment.  When I first got into ministry work I had some naive notions about it.  I was hoping to fin ... discuss

Pentecost, Then and NowActs 2:1-21June 4, 2017The Day of Pentecost. Another one of these yearly observances in the church that can be a little puzzling. Most of us have heard the story of that day, ... discuss

In 2011, Archdeacon John Chryssavgis wrote a review of Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church, by the openly homosexual Episcopalian priest Justin R. Cannon. This review was published in the  Saint ... discuss

This is a Christ-centered work of non-fiction. The subject is the Humanity of the Person of Christ, the Son of God. The author, Trent Sheppard, is a pastor. He helps to pastor an urban house church, ... discuss

“Strange Things”Acts 17:16-31Easter 6May 21, 2017Perhaps you've noticed that during the Easter Season the Old Testament reading is replaced by reading from the book of Acts. This has tripped up m ... discuss

Cc 2.0 via FlickrFoundation Scripture: Romans 8:1-13Accompanying Video: Our lives are beautiful, astonishing, powerful series of moments that end up defining who we are and what our legacy in lif ... discuss

The Shepherd or the Thief?Smack dab in the midst of this Easter season, like every year, we come upon “Good Shepherd Sunday”.  Today we hear from Jesus, who takes this grand scriptural metaph ... discuss

God has hidden beauty in every corner of the Earth, every nook and cranny is full to the brim with it. If we go upon the mountains of the Rockies or the Appalachians we will witness pieces and parts ... discuss

This brief and pithy article persuasively contends that the West's differentiating between "Radical Muslim" and "Moderate Muslim" is delusional. And while it is objectively difficult to argue with tha ... discuss

Lent 4March 26, 2017John 9:1-41“Blind but Seeing”Many of us have trouble with our eyes. If you're around long enough you may need a pair of reading glasses. And while medical advances and the use ... discuss

My guest this month is Michelle Lesley, returning for her second episode of Echo Zoe Radio to discuss the New Apostolic Reformation. NAR is a large movement with dangerous, unbiblical teachings, and ... discuss

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published by Young and two friends, ha ... discuss

Question: "What is the role of the Parish Priest as Spiritual Father to his people and how does it compare with the role of the Abbot and monks in the Monasteries?"The term "Spiritual Father" (in Russ ... discuss

Rev. Antonio Spadaro, SJ. (Photo: Magyar Kurír.)Brace yourselves. Once again, someone in the Vatican has challenged Church doctrine in a way that implicates Pope Francis, on an issue about which he h ... discuss

“Rick McDaniel, senior pastor of Richmond Community Church, 11801 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23059, says that while human sexuality is certainly a normal phenomenon, we need to understand it ... discuss

Here is where I make my big announcement- we're having a baby! Our due date is February 3rd and we couldn't be happier. Of course, we know to expect the usual reactions - Are you crazy? Another one? ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 368 Psalter: Friday, Week IV, 1135 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday, ... discuss

Greenwich, Connecticut, Dec 16, 2016 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Americans are dying at a rate not seen since the Vietnam War. But they are not dying in combat - they’re dying of the eff ... discuss

By Allison LeDoux Conscience and Voting If we were to ask the average person, “What is a conscience?”, many would quickly call to mind Pinocchio’s sidekick Jiminy Cricket who was famous for the ... discuss

Paul, the former anti-Christian oppressor, had an vision of Jesus Christ that completely changed him. He became a pro-Christ evangelist. He wrote half of the Christian scripture. He applied his deep s ... discuss

The following is a collection of Omega Ministies teachings which are great ministry resources for those needing the truth.  Whether someone is lost, a new convert to the faith, or an existing bel ... discuss

Well, the campaign that seems to have lasted forever is finally coming to a conclusion. From a herd of seventeen Republican candidates and four Democratic candidates (recall Martin O'Malley and Jim We ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella (2015; Lily James) and It is Well With My SoulGrateful For:The transitional deacon who has been assigned to our parish ... discuss

In case you're wondering, the "middle ages dictatorship" that is the Catholic Church and her Bishops is right there in the middle of Hillary Clinton's so-called "basket of deplorables". And the Clinto ... discuss

I recently came across this posted on Facebook, and it didn’t quite make sense. If you’re familiar with The Screwtape Letters, you know that this work of fiction is composed of a series f ... discuss

 Comedian booed on talk show after claiming on talk show after claiming abortion is “cool” Calvin Freiburger The Keepers of the Official Abortion Narrative hold that absolutely nobod ... discuss

The times are changing. Sexual morality is undergoing nothing less than a revolution as traditional morality gives way to something radically different. The former morality, based on the Chris ... discuss

As a Democrat from about 1978 till early 2016 and a native of Brooklyn, New York, no one needs to tell me that Donald Trump has long been a jerk.  When our kids were young and we'd drive back to ... discuss

Gabe Hughes, pastor of Junction City First Southern Baptist Church, author, and creator of WWUTT returns for his second episode of Echo Zoe Radio. Gabe recently released a new book called “40 Mormo ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:Weird. I'm not sure that I have a song running through my head this morning.Grateful For:Gus and Ria at Mirror Lake in YosemiteHomeschooling.  No, it's not perfect. ... discuss

  This essay was first published, with illustrations, in Life Matters Journal Volume 4 Issue 3 — February 2016.   morass: 2. a complicated or confused situation ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

On Living Differently today, a guest essay by Karen Edmisten and a book giveaway!I highly recommend this terrific little book for those who wish to share their faith with others – especially with t ... discuss

In Saint Pope John Paul II's quarter century of addresses to the Roman Rota (1979 - 2005), he seemed to evidence growing and grave concern about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, even focusing ... discuss

NORAD Tracks Santa + Family Fun Activities ( in Chinese | Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Italiano | ... discuss

ROME, December 8, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Howling, grunting, and roaring animals, along with images of overcrowded city centers, depictions of pollution, and negative portrayals of industrialization, ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

In discussing the gun issue on Facebook from my personal account with some friends, a couple of studies were referred to me that show, generally, more guns, more murder. Now, it kinda’ does make sen ... discuss

Or what every baptized and CONFIRMED Catholics MUST do.We have forgotten the grace the Sacrament of Confirmation confects upon our soul!So when a priest forces you to commit a sin, CALL HIM OUT!When a ... discuss

I have more thoughts from our morning sessions at the Pappas Patristic Institute that I wanted to write down concerning the Fathers' hermeneutics or interpretation of Scripture. One of the key passage ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... discuss

Yes, the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary shown above is that of a 8-1/2 to 9 month pregnant Mary. I admit that is an image of Mary we rarely see. In fact for most people the only image of Mary pregn ... discuss

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy ... discuss

 Michelangelo's PietáToday is the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, but it also is September 15, the day liturgically reserved for the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. While miss the reading cycle f ... discuss

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, "speaking rather bluntly," has some strong remarks for the LCWR leadership on the doctrinal assessment, on the honoring of Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and on the LCWR's infatuatio ... discuss

If you have 90 seconds to spare, be sure to go sign this petition of thanks to Cardinal Burke for his many years of exemplary service to the Church. Sign here.My thoughts are as follows.In every age, ... discuss

Four things for all of us (Popes, Bishops, Priests, folks in the pews, and folks who should be in the pews) to always remember before reading this great article on Cardinal Burke:1) & ... discuss

 On November 9, 324 Pope Sylvester consecrated one of the first churches built by Christians once the Emperor Constantine granted them freedom to worship.  This church was  given spec ... discuss

Joe Sobran was the best.  100 years from now when scholars look back trying to figure out what went wrong in America and how so many stood by quietly and allowed the slaughter of millions of inno ... discuss

Back in 2010 I ordered a book from Tan Books entitled The 33 Doctors of the Church.* I got it because I was interested in finding out more about who those Doctors were, what they taught, & why they we ... discuss

OK, I am sure I have your attention. & some of you are wondering where I am heading. Well hold on because you are about to see how history is repeating itself.Our story begins with Pope St. Silverius. ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK CITY, June 13, 2014 ( -- A Catholic parish with a history of flouting Church teachings on same-sex relationships is planning a "Pre-Pride Mass" the day befo ... discuss

Two short years ago, a couple of young men dedicated their entire lives to the service of Holy Mother Church, mothers and fathers offered their sons to the Holy Priesthood, among these was the young D ... discuss

Mr. Harold Camping died in Dec. of 2013 at the ripe old age of 92.  He had his 15 minutes of fame and more.  He gained incredible notoriety with his prediction that the world would come to a ... discuss

by The Editors This past Friday, LifeSiteNews (LSN) published an article reporting on a recent meeting between Pope Francis and Italian priest Fr. (Don) Michele de Paolis. During that encounter, ... discuss

Title: Francis Schaeffer Author: Mostyn Roberts Series: Bitesize Biographies Publisher: EP Books Year: 2012 ISBN: 0-85234-792-8 ISBN-13: 978-085234-792-8 Pages: 146 Format: Paperback Fra ... discuss

by Monsignor Robert Hugh BensonI 1st heard of this book after Papa Francesco  mentioned this book in 18 November 2013 homily at his daily Mass. The Pope says that Benson speaks in the book of the ... discuss

As I sit in a world filled with political correctness, and with people trying to be tolerant and accepting of everyone and everything, I've been thinking about how radical Jesus is and was. Jesus alw ... discuss

“(6)  I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;  (7)  which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing yo ... discuss

Robertson Family – Duck Dynasty, Duck Commander The following statement is the official Robertson Family response to the decision by A&E TV to “suspend” Phil due to his GQ interview: ... discuss Certainly a wise choice. Could go with the usual suspects, or heaven forbid, a popstar. Time magazine crowned Pope Francis this year's person o ... discuss

It would be great if the Priests that give them Communion would adhere to Cardinal Burke's directions.Catholics across the United States have for years wondered if and when pro-abortion “Catholics ... discuss

A friend of mine asked me to review a section of a book called So Why Didn't They Tell Me That In Church by Steven Michael Owens. The section he asked me to comment on is a defense of conditional immo ... discuss

Source.From #48: The Gnostics held that there are two kinds of faith: a crude, imperfect faith suited to the masses, which remained at the level of Jesus' flesh and the contemplation of his mysteries; ... discuss

There are "liberals" who deny the authority of Scripture entirely. However, there are others who claim to uphold the authority of the Scriptures while denying its actual teachings. The Scriptures say ... discuss

After Nancy Pelosi's latest bizarre reaction to a question from a reporter concerning the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act sponsored by Arizona congressman Trent Franks, I received a number o ... discuss

 Prayer for the canonisation of Blessed John Henry Cardinal NewmanGod our Father, you granted to your servant Blessed John Henry Newman wonderful gifts of nature and of grace, that he should be ... discuss

II Peter 3:1–7: This is now the second letter that I am writing to you, beloved. In both of them I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the predictions of th ... discuss

An ancient book in a modern world: How the Bible Should Influence our lives today The Bible was written by approximately 40 different men over a period of 1500 years, ranging from around 1450 B.C. t ... discuss

by Jane St. Clair Author of Walk Me to Midnight   Sunday, November 25, 2012 – This morning the New York Times’ lead editorial is about how everyone should consult their doctor or nurs ... discuss

I wrote a previous post on Horton's attempts to show TULIP in the church fathers. Someone recently asked me to comment on a list of patristic citations that are supposed to show the Limited ... discuss

One of the common arguments for the limited atonement is that the members of the Trinity have the same goal and purpose and therefore the Son would not die for those whom the Father did not elect ... discuss

I just watched a round table discussion headed by Chris Matthews with his type of Catholics who are enamored of the symbolism of Pope Francis's actions; taking the bus, walking through the streets to ... discuss

There are a lot of parents who would like home schooling for their child. But they are afraid because they don’t exactly know if they can be their children’s teacher. They also need to find out if ... discuss

In the 2010 Supreme Court opinion in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez (click here for text of the opinion), the high court ruled that Christian organizations on college campuses could not restri ... discuss

It was a spur-of-the moment decision to attend Mass here that Saturday evening.We were in town that day for the Penn State vs. University of Virginia football game (our annual trek to a Penn State gam ... discuss

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursui ... discuss

Following is an email I sent to Dr. David Dennis, Chairman of the Kansas Board of Education. It speaks for itself:Mr. Dennis, I am sure you've received plenty of feedback on your recent statements reg ... discuss

We should not let the State teach sex education through the RH bill (there is a single curriculum for ALL schools, whether public or private/religious). Sex is always a moral issue, because God define ... discuss

--1--I've gotten hooked on a new TV show.Well, not new, exactly; it's One Tree Hill, and it ran for nine seasons: the first episode aired in 2003, and the show ended (at least I'm prettysure it isn't ... discuss

ONEWe spent a wonderful Father's Day at my in-laws' in Williamsburg.  Did you know that my mother-in-law is the gardening queen?  When Joe was growing up they ate fresh vegetables from their ... discuss

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by Robert Mylod April 26, 2012 ( - Conservative observers of the Obama scandal at the University of Notre Dame in 2009 immediately felt the event went beyond faux pas: it was a sign o ... discuss

by Dale O’Leary April 12, 2012 ( - Pope Benedict XVI and others have recently drawn attention to the fact that simply putting forward the Church’s unchanging teachings on marr ... discuss

by Ben Johnson NAPA, CALIFORNIA, March 21, 2012,  (—As the debate over religious freedom in health care continues to rage, a California hospital has voluntarily taken steps ... discuss

Archive for February, 2009 « Previous Entries 28022009 Four Types Of Christians Posted by IJ in Devotionals/Sermons, Featured Articles, tags: Bible Study,Blood of Jesus, Christianity, Church, He ... discuss

In recent weeks, I've heard from people that dissent from Catholic teaching on contraception and Human Sexuality in general. One justification for dissent that keeps popping up is "The Bishops are all ... discuss

Dearest Ones, In the past two weeks mothers of unborn children went into the Building For Women Duluth MN. to kill the unborn child they rejected and hated. It was a torturous killing for that little ... discuss

by Dawn Wilde January 20, 2012 ( - One of the most controversial teachings of Catholicism is its teaching on homosexuality. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Basing ... discuss

Father John Cihak is the director of the Respect Life Office in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon and Pastor of Sacred Heart-St. Louis in Gervais. He is also responsible for a discernment weekend a ... discuss

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput doesn't want the Roman Catholic church to lose members.But he says it's not the place for so-called "cafeteria Catholics" who don't accept all of its teachings.C ... discuss

by Ben Johnson ST. PAUL, MINNNESOTA, January 6, 2012 ( - Archbishop John C. Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis has told his clergy they are not to publicly contradict the Church ... discuss

by Ben Johnson TULSA, OKLAHOMA, January 4, 2012 ( - A Catholic charitable organization has rejected government funding so it can uphold traditional Christian teachings and serve the p ... discuss

at Catholic Online"Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand."Our house is divided and may not stand much longer.  We' ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, November 3, 2011 ( - Despite his support for legal abortion, Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is complaining after a Tory MP pointed out that the late P ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, September 1, 2011 ( – In a crucial vote Wednesday night, trustees at Toronto’s Catholic school board rejected amendments to the board’ ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, August 30, 2011 ( – Parents are “longing” for the Toronto Catholic District School Board to ensure that the Catholic Church and its moral ... discuss

at Catholic OnlineI watched part of the World Youth Day welcoming ceremony in Madrid, Spain, and talk about great television!   From every ethnicity and country stood throngs of youth jam-pa ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will: ... amend the Education Cod ... discuss

Doing this as a public post... A friend and I had a discussion in her LJ that meandered onto the topic of footwashing, and I promised a post here about the two most meaningful footwashing experiences ... discuss

by Rebecca Millette TORONTO, Ontario, June 27, 2011 ( – Two prominent Catholics have recently stepped forward to defend the teachings of the Catholic Church on homosexuality, in lig ... discuss

As a Lutheran pastor and theologian, I continually receive questions about my church: Who are we, where do we come from, what do we believe? Since we Lutherans have a very special remembrance today, I ... discuss

It was the habit of a group of men and women of various ages to gather Saturday mornings at a Texas abortion clinic, to walk up and down the sidewalk and pray the Rosary. It was the custom of this cli ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert LIVINGSTON, New Jersey, June 15, 2011 ( - One of America’s top conservative personalities distanced himself from his Catholic faith’s teachings on homo ... discuss

Just Courage: God’s Great Expedition for the Restless Christian By Gary A. Haugen (InterVarsity Press: 978-0-8308-3494-5, HB, 150 pages) Would you rather be safe or brave? Do you want to hav ... discuss

by Rebecca Millette NORTH BAY, Ontario, June 8, 2011 ( - “If Catholic students are required to go to so much trouble with their Catholic teachers to defend a teaching as simple ... discuss

The doctrine of Sola Scriptura became an issue from the time of the Reformation onwards and is one of the doctrines that are said to differentiate between the Catholic Church and the many Protestant d ... discuss

One Protestant objection to the Catholic Church is the belief that Catholics are not allowed to read the Bible and that this prohibition arises from a priestly hierarchy seeking to retain power over i ... discuss

This was so good, I had to post as my blog. I do not know who the writer is, so I am unable to give credit to whom it is due: It seems odd that a group of voters who are basically conservative on soci ... discuss

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman VALLETTA, Malta, May 20, 2011 ( - Maltese bishop Mario Grech is warning Catholics of “wolves in sheep’s clothing” who wish to introduce d ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2011 ( - A group of U.S. Catholic professors have issued a letter calling House Speaker John Boehner “at variance from one of the C ... discuss

by Monsignor Vincent Foy The following are excerpts from a LifeSiteNews Special Report by famed Toronto priest, canon lawyer and outspoken defender of the Catholic Church’s moral teachings - Mon ... discuss

by E. Christian Brugger, D.Phil, Senior Fellow and Director of the Fellows Program WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 6, 2011 ( Here is a question on bioethics asked by a ZENIT reader and answered by ... discuss

Washington, DC — American Life League released a YouTube video today suggesting that 62 Catholic members of the House of Representatives who voted against defunding Planned Parenthood deserve excomm ... discuss

by Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan“They are in great spiritual danger”No Communion for those ‘living in sin,’ says archbishop in pastoral letter on cohabitation(The following pastoral letter fro ... discuss

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent MELBOURNE, April 13, 2011 ( - A retired Australian priest has publicly blasted the Catholic teaching on sexuality, female ordination and clerical c ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine SARNIA, Ontario, April 11, 2011 ( - Daniel Costain, a grade 12 student and budding activist at Sarnia’s St. Patrick Catholic High School, is concerned that Onta ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen WASHINGTON, DC, MARCH 4, 2011 ( – In the latest issue of Life Issues Forum, a weekly publication of the U.S. Bishops Conference Secretariat for Pro-Life Activit ... discuss

The secular website is running a contest of which is the Best Catholic Newspaper (among many other categories). I'd like our readers to go visit their website to vote for the National Catho ... discuss

It is the belief of Christians that Jesus came to redeem us and to teach us the truth about love — God’s love for each one of us and how we are to love each other. Jesus showed how fully love comm ... discuss

The traditional end of the Christmas season has come and gone with the Feast of the Epiphany yesterday. Upon reflecting on the season of Advent and Christmas, one of my favorite moments of this past s ... discuss

American culture seems to be most interested in who God isn’t. Many hold that claims made about God put him in a box and because we really can’t know anything about him (so they say) we shou ... discuss

As a Christian and a conservative, I believe we have reached a crossroads where we need to seriously reconsider our approach to cultural engagement. The swift undercurrent of moral decay continues to ... discuss

A few months ago, I began writing a piece on the teachings of Beth Moore. The fine writers at CT were working on a similar project which became a recent cover story and companion article. There is m ... discuss

This is a more coherent recap & expansion on my earlier blog post on regulations, and why they undermine the Personhood of the unborn child -- "How We Compromise Ourselves."I do not question the well- ... discuss

Greetings to one and all,Thank you to each and every one of you who sent me an email in response to my last update. For those of you who are still procrastinating, as I did this email, I would still l ... discuss

Mr. Suleske sent me this link about a critique of Robert Kiyosaki's and his teachings, of whom he and I are big fans. Robert Kiyosaki, the famous author of the Rich Dad series of books, is both famous ... discuss

I'm trying really hard to understand how this could possibly be a beneficial publication. What was Thomas Nelson publishing thinking by creating an American Patriot's Bible?Since when is there a versi ... discuss

Ross Douthat's excellent take on the over-reaction to Brit Hume's altar call: The knee-jerk outrage that greeted Hume's remarks buried intelligent responses from Buddhists, who made arguments along t ... discuss

Q: I have a Pentecostal friend who says that women shouldn’t cut their hair, wear make-up, or wear jewelry, and that they should only wear dresses because of something in the Old Testament. Is that ... discuss

One writer and theologian I have turned to consistently for his reliable counsel concerning biblical spirituality is Pastor Bob DeWaay. Pastor DeWaay has been alerting readers for some time now about ... discuss

I usually discover that the Projo is off its rocker.  But here is an op ed piece that appeared in today’s printed version of the Projo that I agree with.  As a conservative, Glenn Beck con ... discuss

By Father Mitch Pacwa, S.J.I recently became upset when Newsweek's "Without A Doubt" feature published an article by Kathleen Kennedy Townsend entitled, "Why Barack Obama represents American Catholics ... discuss

Watching the ND Commencement on television Sunday, my first thoughts were that Fr. Jenkins and President Obama were going to come off very well in most subsequent reviews. They were clearly a hit wit ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

The Obama invitation and honorary degree has attracted more widespread attention and criticism than I would have expected since the White House broke the news on Friday, but while I wish the criticism ... discuss

When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi told Tom Brokaw on "Meet the Press" that the Catholic Church has not been able to determine when human life begins, she set off a firestorm of debate about the C ... discuss

Building a Culture of Life - Part 3Here is the next part of the pro-life resolution passed by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus in August 2008:"FURTHER RESOLVED, That we will challenge ou ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

By Hilary White 2/5/2009 LifeSiteNews ( \"A Catholic who publicly, and after admonition, supports pro-abortion legislation is not to receive Holy Communion and is not to be gi ... discuss

Nate Nelson has fired up a new blog called Catholic? Rudy Watch. His mission? Oppose the candidacy of Rudy Giuliani for president. As many know, Rudy "disagrees" with Church teachings in re: to aborti ... discuss

Oh Oprah why don't you just live your life the way you want it,  why drag others along in this big lie? if you don't believe in God that's is your problem, why lead others astray , why not walk t ... discuss

The CRIB's periodically fugacious concerning people and events of faith ...NAE in hot water again ... this time for an NAE executive's personal views concerning traditional values (abortion, gay marri ... discuss

A Project Jason News BriefIn her role as one of the nation's most outspoken advocates against the use of psychics in missing persons' cases, Kelly Jolkowski will be a guest on this Friday's Catholic A ... discuss

Kansas is home to some pretty whacked out people. John Brown went nuts for slavery and stoked the refining fire that was the Civil War. We now have the Rev. Fred Phelps who has taken on the homosexual ... discuss

Archbishop Fred Hiltz (at right), primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, tells Anglican Journal what he thinks of Ottawa Synod’s vote in favour of same-sex blessings (SSBs): The procedure was ... discuss

I just read a scripture in Matthew that sent a cold shiver down my spine:(Mt 15:8) "‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.(Mt 15:9) They worship me in vain; their ... discuss

SCOTLAND'S most senior Catholic, Cardinal Keith O'Brien of Edinburgh says he will leave Amnesty International following the organisation's decision to adopt a pro abortion policy. The cardinal, who h ... discuss

Last Sunday, The Rev David Curry, Rector of Christ Church, Windsor, Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, circulated to his parish some notes on General Synod 2007.  One of his parishi ... discuss

Congress is gearing toward the passage of an expansion to the federal hate crime law that would encompass attacks motivated by the victims' gender or sexual orientation. The president - for only the ... discuss

Only four days after tickling the ears of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council at their meeting in Oregon, Michael Ingham has struck again.  Yesterday he wowed a select group of mostly ... discuss

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