April 2008

Black Sisters in Habit — Great Story!

by Steve Ray on April 30, 2008

Worth watching!

http://www.wbaltv.com/video/15859167/index.html

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http://www.firebillmaher.com/

by Steve Ray on April 30, 2008

Why are Catholics the only ones that can get kicked and take it. Can't do it with Jews, Blacks, Muslims, Homosexuals or any other group. Why do Catholics not fight back? Here's one guy that should be used as an example or our clout and willingness to defend ourselves.

http://www.firebillmaher.com/

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Bible Lovers Not Defined by Denomination

by Steve Ray on April 30, 2008

The Vatican recently sponsored a survey on how Christians view the Bible.

There is no longer diversity among various Christian traditions regarding a relationship with Scripture, according to a survey presented in the Vatican.

Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture, presented today in the Vatican press office the results of a study on the reading of Scripture in nine countries: the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Poland and Russia.

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Giuliani Rebuked for Receiving Communion

April 29, 2008

Four cheers for New York’s Cardinal Egan . . .   . . . who has finally had it with Rudy Giuliani flaunting the sacraments. Read more about it here. Read the extensive CNA report here.

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Meet the Next Doctor of the Church

April 27, 2008

I agree with Jimmy Akin. I appreciate Cardinal Newman for his profound impact on my own conversion to the Catholic Church. His treatise on the Development of Doctrine had a profound effect on me and my understanding of historical Christianity. He deserves to be a Doctor of the Church. One of my favorite Newman qoutes [...]

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Abortion Clinics Close

April 27, 2008

New York abortuary closes after 40-day prayer vigil New York, Apr. 25, 2008 (CWNews.com) – An abortion clinic in Rockland County, New York, announced its closing on April 25. It was one of 50 American abortion centers targeted by the “40 Days for Life” prayer campaign. "We rejoice with pro-lifers in Rockland County, New York [...]

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Expelled: No Intelligence

April 26, 2008

EXPELLED: No Intelligence AllowedA mini-review by Stan Williams, PhDCheck out Stan's website here It's important. I've been writing and debating some of these issues for 40 years. Stein does a good job of trying to simply open up the debate with those that control the teaching of science in schools. The metaphors Stein employs at [...]

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Born Again? Catholic Answers Live

April 25, 2008

Verses often Overlooked by Protestants Steve will discuss some of the Bible verses overlooked by many Protestants. The verses tonight center on Baptism. For more info, or to get the RealAudio links as soon as they are available, click here. Born Again?  Fundamentalist Evangelist: "Hey Catholic, are you born again?" Bible-reading Catholic: "You betcha! But I'm [...]

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YouTube Tribute to my DCF Message Board

April 25, 2008

I am truly pleased that so many have found my Message Board to be so helpful, such a blessing, and a way to share the faith, make friends and keep in touch. I am humbled. YouTube Tribute from — I don't know who http://youtube.com/watch?v=JzjBpHxytgE

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St. Mark: Very Important; Very Little Known

April 25, 2008

St. Mark: Very Important, Yet Relatively UnknownFeast Day – April 25 "His voice boomed over the crowds in Rome as they had all around the Empire. The large fisherman was aging but his voice was still filled with intensity and conviction. The thronging crowds listened with curiosity.       "Rome was the hub of the civilized world [...]

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Venerating a Modern Saint

April 24, 2008

Thousands flock to venerate Padre Pio San Giovanni Rotondo, Apr. 24, 2008 (CWNews.com) – An estimated 15,000 people attended Mass in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, as the remains of St. Pio of Pietrelcina were exposed for public veneration. Cardinal José Saraiva Martins, the prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, presided at the [...]

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A Suspended Bishop Elected President

April 24, 2008

Rome's four options in regard to Bp. Fernando Lugo Who is not happy to see Paraguay's junta finally voted out of office? That the election was peaceful and, so far, seems to be accepted by the old guard is even better. But that is not the issue in regard to Paraguay's new president, Bp. Fernando [...]

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YouTube: What is an Abortion? How is it Performed?

April 23, 2008

Fr. Frank Pavone and Priests for Life. Fr. Pavone recently posted two videos on You Tube in which he describes and demonstrates the two most common abortion techniques, using the actual instruments of abortion and the words found in medical textbooks and court testimony. You can view these videos at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us_y9GP_-DA (Dismemberment abortion) and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBOAPleF1t0 [...]

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Expelling a Bishop?

April 23, 2008

After decades of disinterest, suddenly two Canon 1405 cases? Pope Benedict XVI is believed to be mulling over the possibility of expelling a bishop, Fernando Lugo, from the clerical state. That would certainly be a first under the 1983 Code, and I'm pretty sure, it never happened under the 1917 Code. Read what options the [...]

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Video Responses to an Anti-Catholic

April 22, 2008

Ben Douglas has uploaded a few video critiques of an anti-Catholic which many of you may find interesting. Ben has promised future editions on Charity with Opponents and St. Ignatius of Antioch. Stay tuned! Predestination Part 1 and Part II.  Ben posted the text of the his comments here. Check out his excellent website Pugio Fidei here.

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Catholics Coming Home

April 22, 2008

Phoenix, Apr 7, 2008 / 10:28 am (CNA).- In less than three weeks, 3,000 Catholics returned to the Church in the Diocese of Phoenix due to the effort of a new lay apostolate, CatholicsComeHome.org. The program consists of a website and commercials aired on local television that effectively portray the truth and goodness of the [...]

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