March 2010

The Deck of Cards

March 19, 2010

During the North African campaign, a bunch of soldier boys had been on a long hike and they arrived in a little town called Cascina. The next morning being Sunday, several of the boys went to Church. A sergeant commanded the boys in Church and after the Chaplain had read the prayer, the text was [...]

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Yes, the World is Laughing at us

March 19, 2010

Yes, the world is laughing at America. Free countries fear our demise since we are the anchor of freedom in the world. Muslim countries have no more love for us under Obama than they did earlier — though they consider us weaker, with less resolve. Authoritarian countries like China and Korea realize they can now [...]

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Vatican Confirms Commission to Study Medjugorje

March 17, 2010

Vatican confirms commission to study Medjugorje The Vatican has confirmed the formation of a commission to investigate the reported Marian apparitions at Medjugorje, presumably leading up to a formal Vatican statement on the subject….

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Meat this Friday? Feast or Fast?

March 17, 2010

From my friend and Canon Lawyer Ed Peters: No dispensation for this Friday (St. Joseph) is needed. That the general law of abstinence from meat on Fridays (c. 1251) does not bind on “solemnities” is so obvious that few commentaries bother to say “If the Solemnity of St. Joseph falls on a Friday, even in [...]

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Lots of Pictures from our Recent Trip to Dubai

March 16, 2010

You can see lots of pictures and info on the apologetics trip here.

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Pro-abort Politicians, Communion and Canon Law #915

March 15, 2010

Note for Canon Law Blog Subscribers (as posted by my friend and Canon Lawyer, Ed Peters: Serious discussion of Canon 915 requires access to key documents on the law and awareness of the positions taken thereon by qualified commentators. I have developed a webpage for those who wish to understand, and perhaps contribute to, the [...]

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Coming soon: 2 millionth post on my Message Board!

March 15, 2010

Announcing that I will send a complete set our 7 completed FOOTPRINTS OF GOD DVD set to the person who posts the 2 millionth message on my Message Board at http://forums.catholic-convert.com. Only 3,900 posts to go!! This, by the way, is one of the favorite Catholic Discussion forums on the internet with tremendous Catholic participants [...]

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Catholic Answers Live in Monday

March 15, 2010

On Monday I had a BLAST answering questions from non-Catholics on Catholic Answers Live. the host Patrick Coffin said it was one of the fasted segments he has ever done! I agree! MP3 Link to the show in the audio archive. I love these shows since they are always lively and heartfelt. Questioners always have [...]

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Pope Under Attack

March 15, 2010

Vatican answers critics on abuse http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5725 Pounded by stories in the European media about the sex-abuse scandal that is exploding across the continent, the Vatican released an unusual statement on Saturday, March 13, defending Church policies and refuting stories that had sought to link Pope Benedict XVI directly to the scandal. Today there are thousands [...]

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Call to Stop Abortion in the Health Care Bill

March 15, 2010

Peace be with you! As you have probably heard, there is a great effort underway in Washington DC to have the House pass the Senate version of the health care reform bill by the end of this week. As explained on the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Senate version [...]

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My Friend the Bishop – with One Kidney!

March 14, 2010

New US bishop donated kidney to parishioner CATHOLIC CULTURE.ORG: A parish priest who recently donated a kidney to a parishioner has been named an auxiliary bishop. “It’s been a tremendously rewarding experience,” said Msgr. Mark Seitz, one of two newly-appointed Dallas auxiliary bishops, and “a way God has given me to feel closer to the [...]

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Kids in America allowed to Say “Under God”

March 12, 2010

Could anyone have imagined 100 years ago that children in America might not be able to pledge “one nation under God”? What nonsense! People in Russia are freer to mention God than we in America — “the land of the free and the home of the brave!” US Youth Can Pledge Allegiance to Nation “Under [...]

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Australia and Philippines in July

March 11, 2010

We just booked our flights:  Detroit > Los Angeles > Sydney > Manila > Tokyo > Detroit Janet and I have been invited for a ten-day apologetics speaking tour in Australia followed by two weeks of apologetics in the Philippines. This will be our first time to Australia and our Fifth Missionary Journey to the [...]

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Join us in the Affordable Footprints of St. Paul

March 9, 2010

Why Cruise the Biblical Lands with us? First, price! Our price is the same as competitors BUT — unlike competitors — all of our on-shore excursions are INCLUDED in the price! Also included are ALL tips, even on the ship! Second, we don’t trust just any guides and drivers – those assigned by the cruise [...]

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Pushing Congressmen around in the Shower

March 8, 2010

Obama’s Chief of Staff Rahm is… “the devil’s spawn” “Whatever he has done or not done, I [Glenn Thrush, the reporter] will miss Eric Massa, for no other reason than his gift with a phrase. “In an amazing, far-ranging interview/monologue with a Rochester-area radio station, Massa admits making an off-color, sexual comment to a young [...]

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The Peace-loving, tolerant Religion of Islam?

March 8, 2010

Muslims slaughter hundreds of Christians in Nigeria Muslim gangs attacked three villages in central Nigeria and killed up to 400 Christians in pre-dawn attacks on March 7. “The shooting was just meant to bring people from their houses, and then when people came out they started cutting them with machetes,” said one witness. Another added, [...]

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