Category Archives: Catholic Moral Teaching

What’s Behind the UN Attack on the Church? | Crisis Magazine

Thanks to Crisis Magazine again for publishing the further insights of Dr Anne Hendershott (Professor of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio) into the recent behaviour of a certain committee of the United Nations, which, it … Continue reading

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Caritas

With a belated hat-tip to the Bones. Can I draw your attention to The Good Counsel Network, who are in desperate need of financial help. The Good Counsel Network focus on providing practical support to women who would be under … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst’s latest work praised by pro-life workers

photo credit: Dawn Gibson From Independent Catholic News: Pro-life campaigners have welcomed a new work in the Qatari capital Doha, by the controversial artist Damien Hirst, entitled: ‘The Miraculous Journey’ , which depict the development of a human being from the fertilisation … Continue reading

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Vatican official reaffirms teaching on divorced and remarried Catholics

Archbishop Gerhard Müller (CNS)   From the Catholic Herald online: Amid rising expectations that the Catholic Church might make it easier for divorced and remarried members to receive Communion, the Vatican’s highest doctrinal official reaffirmed Church teaching barring such persons … Continue reading

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The papal earth-quake

Ches sums up the impact of the Papal interviews: The most visible wreckage lies in the confusion, disillusion and demoralization of faithful men and women – small ones and those at the very top of the Church’s life – whose … Continue reading

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A memorable press conference

From Dr Robert Moynihan: July 29, 2013, Monday  Pope Francis gave a memorable press conference yesterday on the airplane which brought him back from Brazil to Rome. Speaking to journalists for about 80 minutes, Francis was startlingly candid on many … Continue reading

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Petition

James Preece over at Catholic and loving it recently put up a post asking Cafod to Stop Promoting Organisations that Support Abortion. He provides a link to a petition addressed to Cafod chairman, Bishop John Arnold, with the request that … Continue reading

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Bishop Egan’s letter to David Cameron

As a follow-up to Gertrude’s recent post on +Philip Egan’s statement about “Gay marriage”, here is part of a two-page letter the intrepid Bishop has written to David Cameron: 15th December 2012 Rt. Hon. David Cameron MP Prime Minister and Leader … Continue reading

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Same-sex marriage bill imminent – SPUC’s warning to MPs

From John Smeaton’s blog: Following indications that the Cameron government plans to launch its bill for same-sex marriage next week, SPUC has written to government MPs warning them against the move. The letter slams the government’s railroading of its proposals as “dishonest”, … Continue reading

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Biblical Reflection for the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time. E.F: Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.

Marriage and the Family: Humanity’s Future By Fr. Thomas Rosica October 7, 2012 - Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time The readings for this Sunday are: Genesis 2:7ab, 15, 18-24; Hebrews 2:9-11; Mark 10:2-16 E.F: Ephesians 4, 23-28: Matthew 22, 1-14. Rather than commenting … Continue reading

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Death – What Every Catholic Must Know About “The Four Last Things”

Deacon Mike Bickerstaff Jerome in Meditation by Caravaggio One of the recurring themes you will read on this site is that we are not made for Earth, but for Heaven. We are pilgrims on Earth, journeying to our true home … Continue reading

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Unlimited contraceptives for Africa – Why not?

Posted By The Catholic Free Press August 10, 2012   CNS PHOTO: A mother seeks treatment for her malnourished child at at Our Lady of Apostles Hospital in Akwanga, Nigeria, Sept. 2, 2010. In his message that year for World Food Day, Pope … Continue reading

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The Character Imprinted on the Soul. Questions About the Sacraments

Priestly Ordination of Rev. Mr. Jose Zepeda, F.S.S.P. has been conferred by Bishop Salvatore Cordileone. Deo Gratias! The following lesson is taken from the Baltimore Catechism. The Baltimore Catechism was the standard catechism of teaching the faith and catechizing children from 1885 to … Continue reading

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6 Points on the Worthiness to Receive Communion by Cardinal Ratzinger

Image via St. Theresa Catholic Church, http://sugarlandcatholic.com/ The following is a document from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith while it was under the watchful eye of Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI. Personal Prudence and Objective Standards … Continue reading

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