Protestant/Other Christians

Anglican Bishop Says Good-bye to 75 Parishes …

November 29, 2010

… as he says Hello to Rome. Here is Bishop Burnham’s “Farewell Sermon.” For the whole story and text of the sermon, click here. One has to respect the sacrifice and integrity of such a man! We welcome him and pray for God’s blessing. On our last pilgrimage-cruise, Fr Stephen Gideon told us his agonizing [...]

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Priestesses? Why Only Boys Can be Daddies!

November 21, 2010

This is an excellent audio talk by Peter Kreeft on why the Catholic Church has a male-only priesthood. Why Only Boys Can Be Daddies It was only a month ago we were in Israel and a group of Anglican priests and priestesses stayed in the same hotel. Some of the men wore pinkish-purple shirts with [...]

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Protestants Changing Views on Mary

November 10, 2010

Since we are having Mass at Mary’s House today in Ephesus, I thought I would share this article. When I was an Evangelical I never recall hearing a sermon on Mary. To do so would put the pastor in danger of becoming a bit “Catholic.” But, I hope those days are changing. Here is an [...]

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“Ecumenical” Bible Studies

October 16, 2010

Without a teaching authority, this is really true of most Bible studies. I remember Bible Studies that started out with “What does this passage mean to you?” Who cares???? What matters is – what did author intend in the context of his own time and how has the Church understood it for 2,000 years!

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“Christian” School Textbooks

October 13, 2010

There are many Catholics who send their kids to “Christian” (READ: Protestant) schools. This is of course their right, but not all of them know what their children are being taught. Here are a few pages from a textbook we used for our kids before we became Catholic. This is typical of “Christian” school textbooks. [...]

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Which Church in Shelby?

September 18, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-18 Which Church in Shelby NC? http://bit.ly/9Heohl

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SUNDAY IS COMING! A New Kind of Church!

September 16, 2010

Aren’t we all tired of old liturgies from the first centuries? Shouldn’t we update our church services? The time has come to compete with Hollywood and the new generation! Announcing!  Here is the NEW model of church — for the new generation who’s tired of the same old, same old, same old…. This Sunday, join [...]

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World Will End Next Year

September 2, 2010

You might want to mark this date on your calendar http://www.familyradio.com/portal-en.htm/ just so you don’t schedule any important events after the end of the world has come :-) Seriously, it’s always amazing that there are people gullible enough to follow such nut cases in the wake of innumerable false predictions over the last 2,000 years. [...]

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Protestant Sexual Abuse

May 27, 2010

The media would like us to think that sexual abuse in churches is a Catholic problem. It is not. The Catholic Church has had its problems over the last few decades with much of it being exposed in the last few years. But the problem is not a Catholic problem — in fact it is [...]

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Why are some ex-Catholics so hateful?

May 24, 2010

I was asked recently why some ex-Catholics and anti-Catholics are so hateful and mean — why they display such fierce opposition to the Church. Of course, not all ex-Catholics are that way, but a good number are. When I was an anti-Catholic I did not consider Catholics to be Christians. They were heretics. I thought [...]

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Weigle Pounds Kung

April 21, 2010

Weigel rips Küng for attack on Pope Benedict George Weigel takes Hans Küng to task for his vituperative personal attack on Pope Benedict XVI, calling it “mean-spirited condemnation of an old friend.” Weigel notes that Küng “single-handedly invented a new global personality-type– the dissident theologian as international media star.” However, he argues, the dissident’s timing [...]

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The Pope, the Devil & the Death Cookie

March 6, 2010

Believe it or not but there is a Protestant “Gospel Tract” out there that says the Eucharist is a “death cookie” that was the result of conspiring between the Devil and the Pope to deceive and send Catholics to hell. It is a Chick tract. I am embarrassed to say that I used to hand [...]

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Breaking News! Anglican Church of America Asks to Join Catholic Church

March 4, 2010

Anglican Church in America Asks Entry Into Catholic Church Breaking news as the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church in America has formally requested to enter the Catholic Church. All 99 parishes and cathedrals! Traditionalist Anglican group in US seeks union with Catholic Church http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5624 Leaders of the traditionalist Anglican Church in America have [...]

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Ecumenical Catechism?

February 11, 2010

Cardinal Kasper calls for ecumencial catechism http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5392 Speaking at a Vatican symposium, Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, said that an ecumenical catechism would help Catholics and members of major Protestant communities adhere more faithfully to the foundations of the Christian doctrine. Such a catechism would promote “an ecumenism [...]

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Anglicans Becoming Catholics!

October 21, 2009

Traditional Anglicans welcome Vatican announcement with joy Archbishop John Hepworth, primate of the Traditional Anglican Communion, has issued a statement welcoming Pope Benedict’s decision to permit Anglican communities to join the Catholic Church as communities. First thoughts on an Anglican ordinariate by Canon Lawyer Ed Peters: An interesting announcement today from the Congregation for the [...]

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Did God Send the Tornado?

August 26, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALk1z5euBxI

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