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Fr. Corapi Leaves the Priesthood (regular updates)

June 19, 2011

Fr. Corapi says he is no longer “Fr.” Corapi, but simply John Corapi since he is leaving the ministry of the priesthood. He is now aiming for a larger audience. I am saddened by the whole situation. Maybe there is injustice in the way he was handled, and maybe not. Time will tell the whole [...]

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105,000 Christians Martyred per Year

June 7, 2011 “And they have conquered him [the Devil] by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death” (Revelation 12:11). Martyrdom is the supreme witness given to the truth of the faith: it means bearing witness even unto death. The martyr bears witness [...]

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Detroit News Reports on Steve Ray and His Group in Rome

April 30, 2011

Very cool. Detroit News called me in Rome and asked for an interview. Click here to read the article.

Read the full article → Responds to the Idiot HBO Host Bill Maher – link fixed

March 27, 2011

This guy Maher is a jerk extraordinaire. is a great organization (I am on the Board of Advisers). here

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Fr. Corapi Accused

March 21, 2011

UPDATE 4/6/11  Info on Santa Cruz Media and latest update here National Catholic Register’s article dated April 10 Recent Press Release from Santa Cruz Media, the owner of rights Fr. Corapi’s products. Read it here. EWTN’s Latest Comments mark Shea’s astute comments http://Jimmy Akin’s Summary and Analysis What We Know and Don’t Know to Date [...]

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In the News

March 17, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2011 ( – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an atheist’s legal challenge to the national motto “In God We Trust” imprinted on U.S. currency, thereby letting a federal appeals court ruling that the references to God are constitutional stand. Read the whole story here. IMPERIAL, Neb. — It sounds like [...]

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Sister Keehan Accepts Bishops’ Authority over Catholic Hospitals

February 1, 2011

Isn’t that good of her??  :-) WASHINGTON, D.C., JAN. 31, 2011 ( Sister Carol Keehan, who garnered widespread attention with her support of Barack Obama’s health care reform proposal in the face of the U.S. bishops’ opposition to it, is acknowledging the authority of the local bishop in resolving moral and ethical questions for Catholic [...]

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In the News

January 28, 2011

Twenty-six states join in lawsuit against ObamaCare here European Union removes Christian holidays from it calendar here. Get ready America! It won’t be long before it happens here. Islamic scholars break off talks with the Vatican here. Does this surprise anyone? You cannot dialog with Muslims. Bishops in Muslim countries already know this.

Read the full article → – Benedict XVI to Beatify John Paul II

January 14, 2011

Benedict XVI is planning to preside over the beatification rite for John Paul II on May 1, Divine Mercy Sunday, in the Vatican. A communiqué from the Congregation for Saints’ Causes announced that today the Pope, in an audience with the congregation’s prefect, Cardinal Angelo Amato, “authorized the dicastery to promulgate the decree of the [...]

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Interesting Items in the News

August 28, 2010

The world readies for Mother Teresa’s 100th Americans uncertain about Obama’s faith Obama admin blocks abstinence study Priest for Life’s new iPhone app

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Christians Fare Far Better than Others

July 8, 2010

Scholar: Worshippers fare better ‘on every observable outcome’ “It’s little known to the public or to elite commentators in the national discourse,” notes Patrick Fagan, director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute at the Family Research Council. “But an amazing phenomenon has been uncovered in the social sciences: the more frequently Americans worship the [...]

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Why Time Magazine Misses the Point about the Pope

June 9, 2010

Why Time Magazine Misses the Point Benedict XVI’s Pontificate Is Marked by Reform and Renewal By Gregory Erlandson HUNGTINGTON, Indiana, JUNE 8, 2010 ( It would probably be too much to ask that Time magazine run a cover story on the bold statements and concrete actions that Benedict XVI has taken to address the clergy [...]

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Why 64% of Americans Believe Catholic Priests are Perverts

May 15, 2010

Al Kresta’s Commentary, Part I

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Pope Takes Control of the Legionaries

May 1, 2010

“Pope Benedict XVI will appoint an apostolic delegate to supervise the Legionaries of Christ, the Vatican announced on May 1. “The Saturday announcement from the Vatican press office came a day after the five bishops who had conducted an apostolic visitation of the Legionaries presented their report. In a strongly worded statement, the Vatican indicated [...]

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Number of Catholics on the Rise

April 27, 2010

Vatican Releases Statistical Yearbook VATICAN CITY, APRIL 27, 2010 ( The Vatican announced today that its publishing house has released a new edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Church, comprising information from 2000 to 2008, including that the number of Catholics in the world is now 1.16 billion. Over these nine years, the Catholic [...]

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April 26, 2010

I have many wonderful friends in the Legion of Christ. I never go to Rome without dinner with Fr. Alfonso Aguilar LC. I look forward to the regular e-mails from Fr. Ben Cieply LC. We always stay at the Legionaries Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem with our pilgrimage groups. Fr. Aemon Kelly LC always gives [...]

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