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Holy Father Announces Retirement

“Dear Brothers, “I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. “After having repeatedly examined my conscience before God, …

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Our prayer this Easter

On Palm Sunday, our Holy Father Benedict XVI explained the promise of God contained in the joyous shouts of those who welcomed Jesus into the city of Jerusalem: The answer is found throughout Scripture, which reminds us that the Messiah …

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Prayer, Remembrance, Secularism, and the 9/11 Memorial

There has been extensive commentary, outside the mainstream media, about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision not to feature clergy or official prayer at the memorial service commemorating the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001. The …

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Newt’s Catholicism

When Newt Gingrich announces his presidential exploratory committee much of the news analysis will focus on his conversion to Catholicism in August 2009. Some reporters will ask whether his motives were political. Others will assume the conversion will turn off …

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Catholic Advocate Applauds Florida Obamacare Ruling

“Ruling affirms Catholic Church’s Teaching on Subsidiarity” WASHINGTON – Catholic Advocate applauds today’s ruling by District Judge Roger Vinson, finding the individual mandate in “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” unconstitutional and, therefore, the entire law unconstitutional. “Catholics should …

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Speaker John Boehner Will Be Accused of Being a “Cafeteria Catholic”

This morning, Matt Smith and I attended the 112th Congress Bipartisan Prayer Service at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. marking the beginning of Congressman John Boehner (R, OH-08) as Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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See Who is Cheering for a Congressional Lame-Duck Session…

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By Matt Smith Congress comes back to Washington D.C. this week. They have a lot of unfinished business most importantly being the fact they have not passed appropriations bills for the next fiscal year which begins October 1st and it …

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50 Days of Prayer & Action

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Monday, September 13, 2010 marks 50 days until Americans will go to the polls to vote in the mid-term Congressional elections. Our friends at Priests for Life recently started a “Prayer for our Nation as we Prepare to Elect our …

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Activist Kagan Confirmed by Senate

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The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Solicitor General and political activist Elena Kagan by a vote of 63 – 37 to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan, at 50 years of age, will now hold a …

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Bishops Conference Resigns from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

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On May 17, 2010, Catholic Advocate President Deal Hudson broke the news that the USCCB Belongs to Group Supporting Pro-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee. This followed on work Catholic Advocate unvieled in February when we highlighted some of the activities of …

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