February 2009

Now that Congress Passed a Socialist Bailout Bill …

February 11, 2009

… I thought you’d find these quotes most interesting. In 1944 Norman Thomas, who ran for President 5 or 6 times on the Socialist platform said the following … sound familiar? “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism.  But, under the name of “liberalism,” they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program, until [...]

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Exorcist says Abortion Influenced by the Devil

February 11, 2009

An exorcist authorized to perform exorcisms in several dioceses spoke at a religious ministry luncheon on Sunday, explaining the basics of exorcism and its connection with abortion. Fr. Thomas Euteneuer, president of Human Life International and an exorcist, spoke at a luncheon hosted by In His Sign Network (IHS). He is an exorcist authorized to [...]

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How Can Some “Smart” People Be Such Idiots!?

February 10, 2009

Hans Küng says Obama would make a better Pope The dissident theologian Hans Küng has suggested that Barack Obama would be a better pope than Benedict XVI. “The mood in the church is oppressive,” Küng told a German outlet.  “Benedict is unteachable in matters of birth control and abortion, arrogant and without transparency and restrictive [...]

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Two Radio Shows Today

February 8, 2009

I was on two radio shows Monday Relevant Radio’s Searching the Word: How to Start a Parish Bible Study 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern time Catholic Answers Live: Developing Your Spiritual Life 7:00-8:00 PM Eastern Questions I answered on Catholic Answers Live: 1. There are so many devotions and spiritualities available. How do I know which ones [...]

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Weigel and Peters: More on the Legionaires

February 8, 2009

In the Light of the Law looks at what kind of charism a criminal (or a sociopath) founder can bequeath: http://www.canonlaw.info/2009/02/maciel-was-criminal-or-sociopath-but.html And George Weigel calls for immediate Vatican intervention in the Legion: http://www.firstthings.com/onthesquare/?p=1311 No Immediate Vatican Involvement Click here My heart goes out to the many great men in the Legion who don’t deserve the [...]

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Great Time in Phoenix; Updates on Projects

February 8, 2009

It is 5:30 AM and I am sitting the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport waiting to board my plane back to Detroit after a great time here in Phoenix with a lot of 0n-fire Catholics at the conference in the Cathedral. It was a packed house with many of them converts, the rest those who have [...]

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SafeSpace for Kids on the Web

February 7, 2009

A new and excellent venture — a safe place for kids on the web. Visit (better, get your kids to visit) YourSphere.com

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Another Bishop Warns a Pro-Abort Politician

February 6, 2009

Bishop Martino rebukes Catholic senator for vote on Mexico City policy http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=1901 Bishop Joseph Martino of Scranton, Pennsylvania, has chastised the state’s Senator Robert Casey for voting against a proposal that would have barred US taxpayer support for abortion advocacy in other countries. The bishop warned Casey that his vote made him guilty of formal [...]

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New Word on Pro-abort Politicians & the Eucharist

February 5, 2009

Bishops required by canon law to refuse Communion to pro-abortion politicians: Vatican official http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=1895 Archbishop Raymond Burke has repeated his argument that bishops are obligated by canon law to withhold Communion from public officials who support legal abortion. “The Church’s law is very clear,” the archbishop told LifeSite News in an exclusive interview. Archbishop Burke, [...]

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Obama on God and Innocent Human Life

February 5, 2009

“There is no God who condones taking the life of an innocent human being. This much we know.” However, he made no reference to abortions.” Duh! To read more click here

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George Weigel on the Recent Lifting of Excommunication

February 5, 2009

Rome’s Reconciliation Writing for Newsweek, EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel explores and explains Pope Benedict XVI’s lifting of excommunication of four Lefebvrist bishops, including Holocaust denier Richard Williamson: “the lifting of Williamson’s excommunication in no way constitutes a papal endorsement of Williamson’s lunatic view of history, or a retraction of John Paul II’s 1998 [...]

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Mystic Monk Coffee

February 5, 2009

My friend Jerry Usher, former host of Catholic Answers Live sent me this email (and we love the coffee so I decided to send this message along): Greetings! I’m writing to ask if you’ll do me the favor of supporting the Carmel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (www.carmelitemonks.org) in Cody, Wyoming, by simply drinking [...]

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Undercover Teens in Planned Parenthood Clinics

February 4, 2009

These are truly amazing, but not surprising — funded by our tax dollars. http://liveactionfilms.org/monalisa/bloomington/ http://liveactionfilms.org/monalisa/indianapolis/ http://liveactionfilms.org/monalisa/tucson/

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Senators Re-Introduce the Life at Conception Act

February 4, 2009

Pro-life senators oppose the current regime Second Related News Item: Americans oppose Obama on Mexico City policy, poll shows http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=1866 Although most Americans approve of the first steps taken by President Obama since entering the White House, only 35% support his decision to allow US funding for efforts to promote legal abortion overseas.

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Adopting Embryos?

February 4, 2009

Ed Peters, my friend and Canon Lawyer writes: I think that we should take our time exploring the moral issues surrounding “embryo adoption”. Read why here: http://www.canonlaw.info/2009/01/avoiding-rush-to-judgment-on-embryo.html

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In Praise of George Bush

February 4, 2009

In Praise of George Bush, by George Weigel. A good read!

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