Protestant/Other Christians

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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Tom Answers A Baptist at his Door

August 10, 2009

Tom Perna picked me up from the airport last week when I came to speak twice at Franciscan University’s Defending the Faith Conference. Tom is a student there. Recently a Baptist knocked on his door and he had some conversations. He has just posted the blogs relating the encounter. You can read them here if [...]

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More Homosexuals Made Bishops in Episcopal “church”

August 5, 2009

Episcopal Church: 3 homosexuals nominated for bishop positions http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=3699 Three weeks after the Episcopal Church voted to resume the ordination of actively homosexual bishops, three homosexual priests– one male and two female– have been nominated for election to the episcopate.

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James White’s Continued Obsession & Nasty-grams

April 10, 2009

A bit of background: Catholic convert Patty Bonds — a good friend of mine and the older sister of James White — has told her story of years of sexual abuse at the hands of their father — a Baptist pastor. She has told her story on her website Abba’s Little Girl and on EWTN’s [...]

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The Beauty of NOT having a Magisterium…

April 8, 2009

… is that you don’t have to have any solid positions, morals, or theology. You can waffle and change your mind. God has no opinion (obviously, or so think many) so you don’t have to worry about what He might think. Rick Warren is such a pastor and has now disavowed his opposition to the [...]

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What is a Reformed Baptist — and Who Cares?

April 3, 2009

Patty Bonds, older sister of anti-Catholic, “Reformed Baptist” James White, comments on her brother’s religion which also used to be her’s. You can read it here. You can read her article “Triple Dipper” here. Nicely done Patty! Patty’s blog would be worth keeping an eye on. She is a devout and passionate Catholic who has [...]

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From Revert Frank Beckwith

March 20, 2009

Because I am fasting from blogging and blog reading for Lent, I can’t comment on this. But, I figure this will light a fire under you: http://www.baylor.edu/lariat/news.php?action=story&story=56665 The cartoon is particularly insulting. (Can one imagine a similar cartoon with a rabbi saying, “Talk about bringing home the bacon”?) I did leave a long message on [...]

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Once Saved, Always Saved?

March 2, 2009

A friend of mine, Randy Carson, wrote this insightful article: Ironically, while one group of Protestants is touting “once saved always saved” another group is stating that you can never really be sure who has REAL faith until the end because it might turn out that one is “overcome” by the world at the last [...]

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Patty Bonds, her Parents, and her brother James White

February 18, 2009

Patty Bonds, a very dear friend of mine whom my wife and I have visited many times in Phoenix — and interviewed by Janet and I for our upcoming Defenders of the Faith TV series. For more info and pictures on the venture, click here for an earlier blog. On her blog Abbas Little Girl [...]

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Two Interesting News Items

November 24, 2008

St. Louis bishop: ‘Privilege to die’ to end abortion http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=1224 If anyone doubted that St. Louis was left in good hands after the promotion of Archbishop Burke to Rome, have not fear. In an interview published Friday, Bishop Robert Hermann, administrator of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, said that it would be a ‘privilege to [...]

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Pope Says Luther was Right — with a Caveat

November 20, 2008

Pope Benedict has been using his Wednesday audiences to give briliant talks on St. Paul. This week his topic was “On St. Paul and Justification.” In the talk he comments on Luther and says he was correct in his idea of faith alone if it is understood properly. He gives a balanced and precise explanation. [...]

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Married Baptist Preacher Becoming Catholic Priest

August 26, 2008

Frankly I am very happy to see this story and hope it spreads. Converts make enthusiastic faithful Catholics and Protestant clergy who convert will make excellent priests. My friend Alex Jones converted after being a Pentecostal preacher for decades. He is now a deacon in the Archdiocese of Detroit and I would love to see [...]

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