July 2007

Raymond Arroyo In Wall Street Journal on the Old Mass

July 18, 2007

For those interested in understanding and following the discussion on the Pope's recent decision to allow the Tridentine form of the Roman rite Mass, check out this excellent article in the Wall Street Journal by Raymond Arroyo of EWTN entitled The Language of Tradition. Click here.

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Save a Christian’s Life – Teach a Madman a Lesson

July 17, 2007

I just received this: Son Jong Nam has been in prison and tortured severely for years just for being a Christian.  His wife was kicked in the stomach when 8 months pregnant.  She miscarried.  She later died.  Son Jong Nam is now on death row awaiting execution. Unfortunately, many other Christians are facing severe persecution in [...]

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CWN Calls for Cardinal Mahoney’s Resignation

July 17, 2007

To restore credibility, Cardinal Mahony should resign by Phil Lawler, special to CWNews.com Jul. 17, 2007 (www.CWNews.com) – Five years ago Cardinal Roger Mahony was reportedly encouraging Vatican officials to ask for the resignation of Boston's Cardinal Bernard Law. Using the same logical arguments that the American prelate presented in 2002, the Vatican should now [...]

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S. Korean Supreme Court: Baby not a Baby until Birth

July 17, 2007

South Korean Courts: Life Begins at Birth Ruling a "Social Defeat," Says Bioethicist SEOUL, South Korea, JULY 16, 2007 (www.Zenit.org).- The South Korean Supreme Court ruled that an unborn child will not be considered human until the mother goes into labor. This definition came in a court decision late last week that cleared a midwife [...]

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Atheist Changes his Ideas

July 16, 2007

This story is from 2004 but will be interesting to many. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Antony Flew, a legendary British philosopher and atheist, has changed his mind about the existence of God in light of recent scientific evidence. Flew — a prolific author who has argued against the existence of God and the claims of Christianity for [...]

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Fr. Fessio on the Pope’s “Motu Proprio” – video

July 15, 2007

The Motu Proprio of Pope Benedict XVI regarding celebration of Mass according to the 1962 Missal is making news. Here is a recent video interview with Father Joseph Fessio, Editor of Ignatius Press, on what he thinks the Holy Father's purpose is, and why he should be seen as faithful to Vatican II and not [...]

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Deeply Immersed in the Woods

July 13, 2007

We've spent the last week with family Up North in Michigan. Josh and Lori Mercer of the Marian Center in Petoskey Michigan allowed us to stay in a lodge in the woods. Visit their website at www.mariancenter.org. I gave a talk at the Center on Peter: the Rock, the Keys and the Chair. If you are ever [...]

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Mormons & Help with the Cults

July 12, 2007

Jehovahs Witnesses and Mormons are the main groups summarized. Others are given shorter summaries, such as Scientology, Christian Science, The Way International, Moonies, Unity, and TM. You might find it helpful as a quick reference. Click here. I also have a list of Favorite Links to help with Cults and other religions here. For a [...]

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Immaculee Co-hosts our Pilgrimage to Holy Land!

July 10, 2007

We have just planned a new pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Egypt with Teresa Tomeo AND world famous and best-selling author Immaculee who wrote Left to Tell about her experience of discovering God amidst the Rwandan Holocaust.  Immaculee is a world-renowned writer, international speaker and Catholic survivor of the genecide in Rwanda. She will join [...]

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Legatus Magazine Profiles our Pilgrimages!

July 9, 2007

I was very happy to see the recent Legatus Magazine. The article was entitled "On the Road to Truth: A Look at Faith-based Travel." The article features our Footprints of God Pilgrimages and our partner Corporate Travel. It is a nice picture spread with good information about travel and pilgrimages for Catholics. Click here or [...]

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1962 Larin Mass Now the Right og Every Priest

July 7, 2007

The Pope has finally released his letter which makes the pre-Vatican II 1962 form of the Mass now the right of every priest and something the faithful can again avail themselves of. Both forms of the Mass will be celebrated freely in dioceses of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Virtual Tourist Comments

July 7, 2007

The Virtual Tourist reviewed this way: If you want to visit the Holy Land as part of a packaged tour, be sure to check out the trips offered by author Stephen Ray. His "Footprints of God" series is highly informative and the off-beat way he presents the information will give you a good laugh or [...]

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Terry & Tom’s Story: One Mass Was All it Took

July 6, 2007

Terry and Tom were good Evangelicals — even involved in Bible Study Fellowship (BSF). No one ever invited them to a Catholic Mass? Why, they ask? But I will let them tell their own story. Click here for the story; click here for hundreds of other stories.

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Second Coming will Arrive July 7, 2007!

July 6, 2007

If you believe this I have some ocean front property to sell you in Arizona! But, here is the very humorous e-mail I received today. Prepare for the Second Coming of YiChen BuddhaChrist!  ANNOUNCEMENT: The "Second Boy" prophesied in the Bible (Revelation 12:5), YiChen BuddhaChrist, Will Release the Newly Updated "New Millennium Testament on July [...]

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Bible & Catholic Study on PDA’s

July 6, 2007

I couldn't live without it! I used to carry a Bible around but now I carry TEN of them around. Plus, I have Bible dictionaries, commentaries, atlases, Church Fathers, the Catechism — all in my handheld. I can do research and study anywhere with a whole mini-library in my pocket. You can too. Visit my [...]

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Timeline of First Century

July 5, 2007

As promised on Searching the Word with Chuck Neff on Relevant Radio, here is the Timeline of First Century Christianity. I created the Timeline to help my students understand their heritage as Catholics. It shows the key events that took place in the first Christian century. Click here or on the image to right and [...]

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