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Prayer for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family

The Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops began Monday morning. Let us pray for them and our Church as they hold their first full day of sessions.

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Pray for Peace in Iraq

The U.S. Bishops have asked dioceses to pray for peace in Iraq on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Let us join our voices together for peace and religious liberty with a special prayer written by the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Iraq, …

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RIP Religious Liberty

Remember tomorrow — August 1, 2012. Remember this day as the day our most cherished liberty evaporated. Religious liberty had a good run. It nearly survived 221 years from when the Constitution’s First Amendment went into effect. That’s right — …

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Nancy Pelosi’s “religion compels” her to support same-sex marriage

Adding to the growing list of “There she goes again…” Nancy Pelosi misrepresents our Catholic faith while praising President Obama for his affirmation of same-sex marriage in the Oval Office on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. During the closing of her …

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President Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy Against Teachings of Catholic Church

Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith issued the following statement in response to President Obama “affirming” he believes same-sex marriage should be legal during an interview with ABC News today: “Once again, the President is spending time advancing an anti-Catholic agenda. …

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Christians Suffer While America Remains Silent

Having been actively involved in politics at all levels for the last half century, I have never seen such unconcern and political disregard for Coptic Christians in the Middle East as I have the past two years. While the Associated …

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Biden Publicly Approves of China’s One-Child Policy

Vice President Joseph Biden is, by all accounts, an amiable man. He’s also a Catholic, a fact he alludes to fairly often, especially on the campaign trail. Both his amiability and Catholicism lead one to believe he would respond appropriately …

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Andrew Cuomo, the Future of “Social Justice” Catholics

“We reached a new level of social justice this evening.”  This remark from Gov. Andrew Cuomo after signing the same-sex marriage bill in New York state should alarm Catholics everywhere and Catholic bishops in particular.  “Social justice” is the phrase …

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

The Death Penalty (Chapter VIII) “Assuming that the guilty party’s identity and responsibility have been fully determined, the traditional teaching of the Church does not exclude recourse to the death penalty, if this is the only possible way of effectively …

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How to Vote Catholic 2012

The Dominant Issue of Abortion (Chapter IV) “Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable. Direct abortion, that is to say, abortion willed either as …

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