Topic: teachings

Earlier this month, Patricia Januzzi, a teacher at a Catholic High School in New Jersey, was suspended from her job because she replied to an article that was posted on Facebook. Iblogged about i ... discuss

A New "Wrinkle" in TimeI was fascinated to see that Madeleine L'Engle's granddaughter has discovered a three-page section that was cut from the original classic, A Wrinkle in Time. I didn't know that ... discuss

Princeton Professor Robert George has written an open letter to Pope Francis urging that he show "quiet support" for embattled San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.  The Archbishop has b ... discuss

Hate is sin. Hate is disobedience to God. "Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him" (I John 3:15). To rage against, physically or ve ... discuss

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2015 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a joint report marking the conclusion of a multi-year mandate for reform, members of the LCWR have agreed to corrections called for by the Va ... discuss

Sadly, the liberal/left wing of the USA’s Democratic Party (most Democrats) find the latest “deal” (not to be considered a treaty by the White House since treaties require a 2/3 vote of approva ... discuss

Catholic colleges and law schools can proudly claim 66 alumni in the U.S. House of Representatives—which amounts to 15 percent of the House, about double the Catholic share of four-year colleges in ... discuss

Jay Richards, executive editor of The Stream, recently debated atheist Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) at an event hosted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute at Ari ... discuss

Monday of the second week of Easter(Click here for readings) By KATIE GROSS There was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.He came to Jesus at night and said to him,“Rabbi, ... discuss

Tweeting with God: # Big Bang, Prayer, Bible, Sex, Crusades, Sin, Career . . . by Michael RemeryI'm a sucker for books about the basics. Even if I know a lot about something, there's always some new d ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Mel C. Montgomery, 417-438-1695; www.brothermel.org JOPLIN, Mo., April 14, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Although the Charismatic/Pentecostal Movement has swept the world for more tha ... discuss

Video series featuring prominent Catholics uncovers the mystery and meaning of the sacrament of marriage Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com SAN FRANCISCO, April ... discuss

Reflections by author of papal memoir part of Divine Mercy Sunday   Contact: Joe Cullen, 203-800-4923, joseph.cullen@kofc.org;  Andrew Walther, 203-752-4253, Andrew.walther@kofc.org     WASHINGTON ... discuss

Reflections by author of papal memoir part of Divine Mercy Sunday   Contact: Joe Cullen, 203-800-4923, joseph.cullen@kofc.org;  Andrew Walther, 203-752-4253, Andrew.walther@kofc.org     WASHINGTON ... discuss

Video series featuring prominent Catholics uncovers the mystery and meaning of the sacrament of marriage Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com SAN FRANCISCO, April ... discuss

Not so long ago, Americans placed little faith and trust in ambulance chasers (aka lawyers) or politicians, and wisely so according to our Founders who had no faith or trust in any person seeking pow ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. When I first started dating Mr. Pete, he and his friends co-owned a 1948 DeSoto.  They kept it parked at Mr. Pete's sister's garage for a lo ... discuss

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Vatican City, Apr 9, 2015 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A top African cardinal says that German cardinal Walter Kasper – who's stirred controversy over his views promoting Communion for the divor ... discuss

Pope Francis continued pressing pro-life themes as he has done in the years since he became the head of the Catholic Church. As news reports indicate, the pontiff said that having a baby is never a &# ... discuss

Ah spring book season, when the new growth of authors and publishers sprout at the mailbox, unexpectedly delighting book reviewers.I love it.I won't get a chance to read these as fast as you deserve t ... discuss

Christian churches ‘must be made’ to affirm homosexuality, says New York Times columnistA New York Times columnist and a corporate leader have agreed that Christian churches “must” be convince ... discuss

In one of Miss Mason’s books she talks about the value of having the  children look long upon a picture or a particular vista while out on  a nature walk, and memorize it so they can close the ... discuss

By:  Michael W. Chapman (CNSNews.com) – Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski, head of the Catholic diocese of M ... discuss

(Another example of Luther's heresy against our Lord) The Church acted most impeccably and pastorally in putting down Luther's revolt in the fourteenth century. Let that be our reflection, that it m ... discuss

Easter Vigil 2015(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINWhen the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint hi ... discuss

Painting by Stephen DawsonText: 1 Corinthians 11:23-32Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.The Son of God came to be with us in the incarnation, being born o ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum.1. A week or so ago, Father K asked Pete and me if we would get our feet washed at the Holy Thursday mass.  We didn't even have to think about ... discuss

For my second pro-life mission to Macau, I was joined by HLI President Father Shenan Boquet and Dr. Brian Clowes, the director of education and research. During the late winter trip, we reached almost ... discuss

By FATHER RAYMOND J. DE SOUZA | COMMENTARY: 10 Years After Death, His Teachings Undergird Pope Francis’ Key Priorities | When Pope John Paul II died 10 years ago on April 2 — in ... discuss

A private member's bill passed December 14 of last year has made April 2, Pope John Paul II day in Canada.Pope John Paul II died ten years ago today.I really, really loved that pope for so many reason ... discuss

As we enter into the Triduum, we accompany Jesus on His journey to the cross and our salvation. It is a deep suffering, but at the same time, a comfort, knowing that He shared so much of what we have ... discuss

We are living in interesting times. Very interesting times. It used to be that people could agree to disagree with each other and that's all there was to it. If you didn't like the cut of a man's jib ... discuss

Dr. Rene Bullecer leads rally to protect marriages against legalized divorce campaign in Cebu. CEBU, Philippines — A campaign to say “no” to legalized divorce is underway in the Phil ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananIn what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example ... discuss

By now you've probably heard about the Catholic high school religion teacher, Patti Jannuzzi, who was fired from her job for daring to post a politically incorrect (although theologically correct) Fac ... discuss

There's all sort of hoopla over the new religious freedom law in Indiana. The usual suspects are out claiming it discriminates against homosexuals, and are calling for boycotts and protests.Apparently ... 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

Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, "There are not a hundred people in America who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions of people who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church."T ... 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

For 2000 years, as Christians have spread around the world they have spread the Good News. The first great missionary, St. Paul, writes to the church in Corinth in the mid-50's AD that the good news b ... discuss

With a growing emphasis on the Church's pro-life teachings in Catholic education and demand for pro-life curricula, Catholic schools have the opportunity to become indispensable vehicles in the pro-li ... discuss

Flag of the Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — As a result of the new government’s decision to amend the penal code to decriminalize abortion, the Dominican Republic is now ... discuss

The contrast couldn’t be starker as Pope Francis will visit with President Barack Obama this September in a trip to the United States and a visit to the White House. While Pope Francis has been ... discuss

Mar 26 - Homily: Let It Sink In Let the Word of God really sink in by reviewing His teachings and meditating on Scripture. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 5th Week of Lent - Wkdy - Form: OF Readings: 1st ... discuss

Cardinal Nichols conducting dialogue on the Synod via the pressI am deeply disturbed by Cardinal Nichols' criticism of the 461 brave priests who signed a letter upholding the unchangeable teachings of ... discuss

Credit:  www.world-wide-art.comJames Christensen - The AnnunciationToday is an important solemnity in the Catholic Church. Today is the story of true greatness unrecognized by a world dazzled on ... discuss

Teacher Patricia JannuziBrethren, Peace be with you.As you may know from numerous media reports, Patricia Jannuzzi is a (suspended) teacher at a Catholic high school in New Jersey. According to Aletei ... discuss

Joseph Meaney can identify to some degree with seminarians. Though the husband and father will not be entering the priesthood, he has been the last few years in Rome studying for a doctorate in bioeth ... discuss

I was greatly encouraged to read this morning the press statement released by the co-ordinator of the “Support Marriage Letter”, which reveals that 461 priests from across England and Wales have s ... discuss

The latest issue of The Truth, the newsletter of Les Femmes, is not online at our website yet, but I thought I would post the lead article with footnotes for those concerned about the upcoming Ordinar ... discuss

While an ordinary Catholic will no doubt be familiar with genuflecting.  After all, everyone is supposed to genuflect towards to Real Presence of our Lord in the Eucharist while in the Church. &n ... discuss

On this Feast of St. Joseph, the name day of our dear Pope Benedict and the second anniversary of Pope Francis' inaugural Mass, I was delighted to find this sweet picture of the two popes (click the p ... discuss

Recently I've been re-reading the books that I read as a teenager and a young adult. Yes, I'm still technically a young adult at 29 but I'm talking about my early to mid 20s. If you're following me on ... discuss

St. Catherine of SienaCredit:  www.discerninghearts.comI recently did a post on traditional Catholics and the emphasis they place on external worship, citing the fact that this can be a very dang ... discuss

In the beginning was the Word. Christians rightly cherish the declaration that our Savior, the crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ, is first known as the Word — the one whom the Father has ... discuss

Question: "This article was sent to me as "proof" that Lent is contrary to the scriptures: http://www.pastormike.com/lent-and-why-i-dont/ How do we respond?"The author of this article has to concede t ... discuss

Born 26 February AD 1530; transferred from 25 June David Chytraeus (Chyträus) was born in Ingelfingen, Württemberg on 26 February 1531 to Matthew and Barbara Kochhafe. Kochhafe (German) and χυτ ... discuss

Fiona Bruce MPBritish MPs voted yesterday to reject an amendment put forward by Fiona Bruce MP to clarify the law regarding sex-selective abortion. The Conservative MP said that her amendment w ... discuss

18 February AD 1546 Martin Luther, born on 10 November 1483, in Eisleben, Germany, initially began studies leading toward a degree in law. However, after a close encounter with death, he switched to ... discuss

St. Gregory PalamasQuestion: "To be Orthodox, must a person hold to the distinction in God between essence and energies?"Let me first ask a slightly different question: to be Orthodox, must a person u ... discuss

RORATE EXCLUSIVE: Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the ChurchFull text also on their site.  (they say it can be posted or linked to , so I am given the devastating contents)'It is ... 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

Double (1955 Calendar): February 9St. Cyril, patriarch of Alexandria, was known as the Doctor of the Incarnation. He took a fearless stand against the Nestorian heretics who denied that the Second Per ... discuss

13 May 2014, Leslie Fain After Alexandra G. was raped at age 13, her mother opted not to take her to a doctor or a counselor, but to an abortion clinic. “She was a child of the ’60s, vehement ... discuss

Dr. George Demacopoulos of Fordham University recently posted an article entitled "Orthodox Fundamentalists," on the Greek Archdiocese's website. There are a number of problems with it that I think ne ... discuss

Christ the King and Redeemer Lutheran Churches, Racine, WIMark 1:21-28“Fides Qua and Fides Quae”There are some handy Latin phrases that every good Lutheran pastor and theologian needs to know, and ... discuss

A Container for Holy ChrismQuestion: "Someone has been insisting to me that the Russian Orthodox Church recognizes the validity of the Sacraments of the Roman Church. And in fact, have since at least ... discuss

It’s been over a week now, and certain people still haven’t gotten over the spanking Maureen Mullarkey received for her rather slanderous attack on Pope Francis. And a spanking it was; R. R. Reno, ... discuss

The Council of the Holy Fathers (various Fathers with St. Constantine the Great, holding the Nicean Creed)Question: "How does doctrinal authority work in Orthodoxy? In a simplified form, how do I ... discuss

was a Presbyterian missionary, responsible for spreading Christianity in Nigeria and ending many horrific practices among several tribes including infanticide and human sacrifice.Born in Scotland in 1 ... discuss

Catholic social teaching can often be misinterpreted and therefore we need to return to its first principles, says Anthony Esolen, author of a recent book on the subject. “Reclaiming Catholic ... discuss

 Coronation of the Virgin with St. Catherine of Alexandria, St. John the Evangelist, St. John the BaptistJust as I mentioned yesterday on the Octave Day of St. Stephen, very little information i ... discuss

Very little information is readily available on the Internet for the celebrations that were part of Catholic celebration before the 1950s began to see changes to the Missal.  The 1962 Roman Catho ... discuss

On January 2nd, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors.Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen are linked in this feast day, as they were ... discuss

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major newsmagazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter, ... discuss

This morning, I spoke during Mass in the parish church of St Theresa of the Child Jesus, in north west London, about the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome last October. Interestingly, my talk ... discuss

35 Easy Weeknight Dinners – The Recipes for Mexican Food and The Mexican Dinner Recipes Edition (Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes – The Easy Weeknight Dinners Collection) Reader Review; Auth ... discuss

The secular website About.com 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

This reflection is taken from my book, Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father.” ... discuss

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment – Hebrews 9:27 (ESV) Over the last few years, there have been several books, movies, and other accounts of people ... discuss

I've seen folks trying to defend the use of torture - I view euphemisms like "enhanced interrogation techniques" as akin to referring to abortion as "reproductive health," or unborn children as " ... discuss

Dr. John Bruchalski, is a former abortionist and now pro-life OB/GYN in Virginia. He once did abortions early in his career following medical school, but then an amazing thing happened. Bruchalski is ... discuss

London, England, Dec 9, 2014 / 10:02 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Most people “still don’t know how Pope Francis thinks,” says a longtime Catholic observer who believes the Pope& ... discuss

Text:  Hebrews 1:1-12Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.When I was a youth I was incorrectly taught that God worked through the Law in the Old Testament, w ... 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 Code ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The secular website About.com 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

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

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

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

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesu ... 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 LifeSiteNews.com article on Cardinal Burke:1) & ... discuss

Guy Fawkes or The Gunpowder Treason Extract: More than two hundred and thirty-five years ago, or, to speak with greater precision, in 1605, at the latter end of June, it was rumoured one morning in M ... 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

 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

Its not that every Sunday — every day, really — isn’t meaningful. Its just that there are certain days in the liturgical calendar that speak to us, sometimes alone and sometimes tog ... discuss

What Makes a Christian Powerful By Joe Smith Edited by Doug Wooley, 9/20/1988 Revised by Jay Rogers, 10/8/2015 Joe Smith is survived by his wife Katie in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Joe Smith wa ... 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

I live in Rochester, NY - a center for liberal ideas. It's a very pro-homosexual, pro-homosexual so-called marriage, pro-abortion community - even among Catholics. And, of course, until the last year, ... discuss

Credit:  www.wyssyr.com“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will fin ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

Archbishop Fulton Sheen once said, "There are not a hundred people in America who hate the Catholic Church. There are millions of people who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church."T ... 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

Today Pope Paul VI was officially proclaimed Blessed Pope Paul VI. I'm sure that fact will offend a number of people who are calling for changes in Church teachings. After all, Pope Paul is the one wh ... discuss

“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”The Words Of Jesus Christ (Mark 2:17)“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comThe only way to advance rapidly in the path of love is to remain always very little. That is what I did, and now I can sing with our holy Father, St. John of the Cross: ... discuss

The vote to declare that the New Heart Community Church of La Mirada, California “does not presently meet the definition of a cooperating church” came unanimously as the Executive Committe ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

Credit:  sites.google.comMost of us read "Catcher In The Rye" by JD Salinger at some point in our adolescence. I think I was 16 when I read it. It has become a classic American novel. It has m ... discuss

In a recent 2-year study by George Barna, it was found that while nearly 90% of all American pastors believe that the Bible provides specific answers to the myriad issues challenging us today, only 10 ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

This episode of the Vortex really gave my heart a lift this morning. Not surprising. Beauty calls to the heart and the sanctuary at Church Militant TV is truly beautiful. If you have a beautiful sanct ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... 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

[This is the last installment of a Facebook post by a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work, such as replacing straight quotes with “smart quotes”, justifica ... discuss

Michael Voris recently did a Vortex entitled, "How Is This Happening" in which he issued a challenge:This is a direct shout out to the Church of Nice Catholic Establishment and its media lapdogs – b ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... discuss

If you have not yet seen it, there is an incredible reflection in today's Courier Times on the closings of St. Joseph the Worker, St. Ann St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Our Lady of Fatima, and Immaculate C ... discuss

Like many local newspapers, the Courier Times relies on large news organizations for national and international news. In the area of religious news, the large organizations have a small pool of writ ... 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

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

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

Holy Innocents Church, NYC, threatened with closureThere is now an update to the situation with Father Justin Wylie who gave a very controversial sermon at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. As Pat A ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK CITY, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- 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

Question: "What does it mean to “trust the bishop”? In Orthodoxy, the bishop is the central figure in the church. The priest is the bishop’s assistant, carrying out his will, and the people are ... discuss

Southern Baptists will be heading for Baltimore in just a few days, and the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention is to be held in a city that has not hosted the convention since 1940. Thi ... discuss

by Diana West: The National Catholic Register broke the most shocking cultural news of the week:“A group of students at the University of Notre Dame has generated a campus-wide controversy by advo ... discuss

Question: "What is heresy, and who is a heretic?"St. Philaret of Moscow, in his Catechism, defined heresy simply as "...when people mix with the doctrine of the Faith, opinions contrary to divine ... 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

It is (or rather should be) taken as a given that the Church is not perfect. The Church, after all, is comprised of many individuals; justified individuals for certain, but far from perfect. I think ... 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

he King James Version of the Bible is the most widely known and respected English translation of the Bible in the world today. It has been spread around the entire globe, and withstood the test of ti ... discuss

We hear the phrase “religious right” often in our political discourse, referring to people who have political views that are informed by their Judeo-Christian worldview. For this episode, ... 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

Last week I wrote about the Church's teachings on issues concerning morality.  Many of these teachings are criticized and ridiculed because there is an awful lot of money to be made by promot ... discuss

The fateful post-WYD conference. (Photo: CNS)Okay, let’s take it from the top: The Catholic Church exists to preserve and teach the revelation Jesus gave to his disciples during his earthly ministry ... 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

This article by Sandro Magister has been making the rounds of Catholic social media.He starts off his article:During the first centuries the divorced and remarried were pardoned of their sins and give ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Christian Democracy Magazine.How should a devout Christian approach politics? [i]  To what or to whom does ou turn for guidance?[ii]ly, Christians often rel ... discuss

Pope Francis issue an unambiguous call for Catholic universities to support the teachings of the Church, in a January 30 meeting with directors of the University of Notre Dame. The Pope ... Original P ... discuss

Yakima Herald: "In December, Sister Mary Tracy fired Vice Principal Mark Zmuda, who also served as the school’s swim coach, saying his marriage to a man violated the Roman Catholic teachings he’d ... discuss

How can the Church encourage people to aspire to live by her challenging teachings? Only one thing can inspire such commitment. Original PostingRead more →The post Seeking an Aspirational Cathol ... discuss

This stage of the jihad will come to the West after "hate speech" laws are enacted forbidding people to discuss how Islamic jihadists use the texts and teachings of Islam to justify violence and supre ... 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

Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria How did this mufti miss the Qur'an's dominant teachings of peace, which we all must believe exist on pain of charges of "Islamophobia"? Meanwhile, Catholic priest Father Lawr ... discuss

Author and pastor Mark Driscoll is gearing up for a marriage conference he'll host next month by asking those following his teachings to post questions regarding matrimony on Twitter with the hashtag/ ... discuss

Photo courtesy: Wikipedia In keeping with the pattern established over the last six years (excepting 2012), we return to the Essentials of the Christian Faith for the January episode of Echo Zoe Radi ... discuss

Clouds and Darkness "Clouds and darkness surround Him . . ." —Psalm 97:2 A person who has not been born again by the Spirit of God will tell you that the teachings of Jesus are si ... discuss

Some inspiration to kick off 2014, from a Filipino writer who distills key teachings of the pope down to 10 resolutions that all of us should try to keep: He preaches against gossip, reminds us to fin ... discuss

As we enter the new year remember the little way. Here’s my latest article for Aleteia–a reflection on the Christ child and the need to be little. We are so used to hearing Jesus’ teachi ... discuss

Mary is True Theotokos - God Bearer - Dei Genitrix.Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you in this New Year of the Lord, 2014.Let's talk about Our Lady, the Blessed Mother of our Lord, Mary, since tod ... 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

http://poy.time.com/2013/12/11/pope-francis-the-choice/ 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

This is an excerpt from my book on how I came to become a priest.  St. John of the Cross is a saint who I tell people "saved my life", not because I was going to kill myself or anything like that ... discuss

Yesterday, Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of Dr. James Dobson and his ministry, Family Talk, against the Obama administration.  Dr. Dobson is challenging the Obamacare requirem ... discuss

  A moral revolution at warp speed—now, it’s wedding cakes by Albert Mohler ... discuss

We learn about the idea of formal and material principles from F.E. Mayer’s book, The Religious Bodies of America. In this book he shares that a church’s formal principle is the authoritative sour ... discuss

Pope Francis, Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ From Time: When, on March 13, Bergoglio inherited the throne of St. Peter—keeper of the keys to the kingdom of heaven—he made the same ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 11 is St. Damasus I, pope. On Liberius' death, riots broke out over the election of a successor. The majority favored Damasus, who was born in Rome of Spanish descent ... discuss

Why would someone want to teach at a Catholic school if they do not  support or live the teachings of the Church?A homosexual teacher has been fired from Holy Ghost Preparatory School for trying ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for December 4 is St. John Damascene. John of Damascus or Damascene, the last of the Greek Fathers, was one of the principal defenders of the veneration of images against the Icon ... discuss

Ross Douthat, conservative and Catholic columnist for the New York Times, labeled his Sunday Ross Douthat, NYTimes piece this week: “The Pope and the Right.” Now before you go off, read it ... discuss

Pope FrancisPope Francis never does anything in a small way. Everything he does and says is meant to shake us up and force us to stop and reflect on what he says, all done in an effort to bring the w ... discuss

Today, the Vatican released the text of Evangelii Gaudium (“The Joy of the Gospel”), an Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis that specifically addresses pro-life and pro-family issues.The text of ... discuss

1st we have a real Dominican from the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Like all her fellow Domincans in her convent, she is faithful to the Catholic Magisterium, wears a habit & sta ... 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

November 01, 2013/WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the D.C. Circuit Court ruled in favor of the Gilardi brothers who own Freshway Foods and Freshway Logistics, an Ohio-based company, in its lawsuit against ... discuss

The United Methodist Church’s highest court issued three rulings this weekend that do not change church policy toward gays and lesbians but allow bishops to accept resolutions expressing dissent fro ... discuss

by Fr. Grigori Dyachenko (written in 1900) - Our times can in all truth be called the times of disbelief: from all directions all sorts of teachings inimical to Christian religion comes to us, and in ... discuss

By Jimmy Akin | Many people who have experienced the heartbreak of divorce wish to remarry. The Church understands this. To be faithful to the teachings of Jesus, the Church can't simply assu ... discuss

 LaRee and Mark My wife, LaRee, and I were asked to address a conference about critical life issues sponsored by the Diocese of Metuchen in New Jersey. They wanted us to speak about a Chris ... discuss

When Henry VIII of England died, he left three heirs: his son Edward and his two daughters, Mary and Elizabeth. Edward succeeded to the throne and was a staunch Anglican (or at least his advisors were ... discuss

Many Catholics have heard a lot about Vatican II and yet are ignorant about the basics of the council. This post may serve as a first-step in overcoming some of those gaps in knowledge, but please don ... discuss

America Magazine ran an opinion piece on clericalism from a young monk who thinks his fellow young priests are too clericalist. That engendered some impassioned responses, which you can find linked at ... discuss

Podcasts – Looking for Catholic theological as well as pop culture podcasts. I am on a podcast search for good Catholic podcasts. I’d prefer more theological/educational podcasts (e.g. The ... discuss

I was once a loyal follower of Michael Voris. At that time I saw the Catholic Church as being in a state of chaos.  It seemed that many Catholics were hardly even aware or caring about the teachi ... discuss

Last week I spoke at Massey Presbyterian Church on the topic “Is it arrogant to claim Jesus is the only way?” The following is an abridged version of the talk I gave. I was recently on a p ... discuss

--1-- Yes, we're affected, but no, we're not. Not really.Yes, my husband works for the U.S. government and yes, we're not getting a paycheck until further notice. We have enough in the pantry and ... discuss

September 30 Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church Memorial St. Jerome was a Biblical scholar in the fourth century. He studied and was baptized in Rome, then returned to his native Aquileia w ... discuss

Without question, the most misunderstood person in the entire history of mankind is Jesus Christ. He was misunderstood at the time he lived when the religious leaders of the day called him a devil. Do ... discuss

Kermit Gosnell Has No Remorse for Killing Babies Born Alive Abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell has no remorse for his role in the brutal abortion-infanticides he engaged in at his Philadelphia a ... discuss

Last week, an interview with Pope Francis was published by the National Catholic Review called “America Magazine”. In the interview, the Pope spoke of balance in the Catholic Church and the i ... discuss

Thank you Fr. Lee Acervo:Dear brothers and sisters, this is why we come to Mass. This is why it matters that we come to Mass every Sunday. Because Jesus gave it to us to be the means of our salvation. ... discuss

Pope Francis Slams Abortion in New Comments: Unborn Babies “Unjustly Condemned” A day after an interview the mainstream media used to claim Pope Francis is backing down on the Catholic Church ... discuss

Once again the Pope made a statement and the media jumped. All. Over. It. “Catholics attending Sunday services around the globe said they were heartened by Pope Francis’ recent remarks tha ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 21, 2013 / 02:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A lengthy interview with Pope Francis published yesterday by a Jesuit publication has sparked a flood of news reports, as well as in-depth comme ... discuss

Can chaplains committed to historic biblical Christianity serve in the United States military? That question, though inconceivable to our nation’s founders, is now front and center, and the answ ... discuss




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