Current Affairs

How the U.S. Census Effects the Church

January 4, 2011

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 2010 census figures announced Dec. 21 will have effects that go far beyond allocating federal dollars and shaping the representation of states in the Congress that convenes in January 2013. They could also affect how the U.S. Catholic Church decides to distribute its own resources and personnel. “The U.S. census is [...]

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Black Friday vs. Adoration

December 7, 2010

A friend wrote: “Writing an article about “Black Friday” at our parish. First Friday Adoration – not enough people sign up to sit with our Lord. A few of us fill in and make sure He is not alone. “Few weeks later local paper shows people literally camping out in the cold outside of Wal-Mart. [...]

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Bravo Brit Hume: “Tiger Woods, find Jesus!” – Video

January 12, 2010
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Green Pope?

December 17, 2009

Italian journalist reminds reader: Pope is not Al Gore http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4949 Although the message of Pope Benedict XVI for the World Day of Peace places heavy emphasis on environmental concerns, Giuliano Gerrar of the Italian daily Il Foglio reminds his readers that the “green” approach favored by the Pope is very distant from the environmentalism espoused [...]

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Ordering a Pizza in 2012

October 9, 2009

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Americans with No Religious Affiliation

September 25, 2009

Even though the numbers are growing, those with no religious faith are far less than in Europe but it seems we are racing to catch up with them. We have to start doing more evangelism! Survey shows sharp growth in Americans with no religious affiliation http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=4138 The fastest-growing religious bloc in America today is the [...]

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Government & Deserts

June 4, 2009

“If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a shortage of sand.” – -Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman (1912-2006) (Picture: Federal Government official checking out the situation before taking over the desert and General Motors.)

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Raise your Hands to the Lord!

May 9, 2009
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So, I have a New Archbishop

January 5, 2009

I live in the suburbs of Detroit — near Ann Arbor to be exact. People ask me, “Aren’t you afraid to go to Israel?” I usually laugh and retort, “No, I’m afraid to go into Detroit!” Today it was announced that Detroit has a new archbishop to replace the retiring Cardinal Maida. Bishop Allen Vigneron [...]

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Things Could Heat up for Catholics

January 5, 2009

Here is a video of a woman attacking the Pope at a midnight Mass, presumably over the issue of homosexuality. Read also about the homosexual vandalization of a Catholic Church in San Francisco. Catholics will certainly be the targets as things heat up. Why? Because we speak the truth about morality, sexuality and live in [...]

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We got you a Virtual Blessing from the Pope before he arrives in America!

April 15, 2008

Today my wife Janet and I went to Saint Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus and blessing from the Holy Father. I video-taped it for you. Most of you will not get to see the Pope in America this week so we brought the Pope's blessing to you from Rome before he arrives in America. Enjoy and [...]

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Statistics on Catholics & Protestants

April 14, 2008

From Christianity Today Magazine, April 2008.

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Muslims now outnumber Catholics

April 1, 2008

The Vatican reported that For the first time in history Muslims now outnumber Catholics. This is mainly due to birthrates. For example, Catholics in the Holy Land have fewer children with the intent of making sure each one is cared for and well educated. On the other hand, Muslims often have as many as 10 [...]

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Changing Landscape of Religion in America

March 3, 2008

Snapshot of Religion in America: Survey Reveals a Fluid Situation By Father John Flynn, LCROME, MARCH 2, 2008 (Zenit.org).- More than one-quarter of American adults have left the faith in which they were brought up. This is one of the most important findings of a survey published last Monday by the Pew Forum on Religion [...]

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