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  • Don't choose poorly. (King James Bible Discussion)

    05/25/2017 5:13:04 PM PDT · by WhatNot · 12 replies
    Welcome! To The King James Bible Discussion Thread Where we don't change God's word, His word changes us.  
  • New York ‘Concerned Clergy for Choice’ Group Gathers in State Capitol in Support of Abortion,...

    05/25/2017 12:28:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    Christian News ^ | May 25, 2017 | Heather Clark
    FULL TITLE: New York ‘Concerned Clergy for Choice’ Group Gathers in State Capitol in Support of Abortion, Contraception ALBANY, N.Y. — A group known as “Concerned Clergy for Choice” and others recently gathered in the New York state capital to advocate for access to abortion and contraception, and to express support for the sexually-centered organization Planned Parenthood. “As pastors, we believe in New Yorkers’ ability to get the health care that is supported by their religious teachings and personal beliefs,” Director Dennis Ross, a Reformed Jewish rabbi, told the Legislative Gazette. “People of all faiths believe in safe and legal...
  • The sex education agenda and the Catholic Church

    05/25/2017 10:38:15 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Voice of the Family ^ | May 25, 2017 | Matthew McCusker
    The sex education agenda and the Catholic Church May 25, 2017May 25, 2017 11Share This address was given by Matthew McCusker, deputy international director of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, on 18 May 2017 at the fourth annual Rome Life Forum, organised by Voice of the Family.On 25 September 2015 the member states of the United Nations approved the Sustainable Development Goals. These consist of 17 goals and 169 targets which nations have committed achieving by 2030. The threat to the family that is most immediately apparent when reviewing the SDGs is the promotion of abortion and...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 25 [Prayer and Meditation]

    05/25/2017 9:04:22 AM PDT · by OneVike · 3 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon - Copied by Hezekia's Men
    Proverb 25 (NKJV)Rule Your Spirit 01 These also are proverbs of Solomon which the men of Hezekiah king of 00 Judah copied: 02 It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, 00 But the glory of kings is to search out a matter. 03 As the heavens for height and the earth for depth, 00 So the heart of kings is unsearchable. 04 Take away the dross from silver, 00 And it will go to the silversmith for jewelry. 05 Take away the wicked from before the king, 00 And his throne will be established in righteousness....
  • Pope Francis Got HIs Candidate of Choice [Catholic Caucus]

    05/25/2017 6:03:39 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | May 25, 2017 | Gloria TV
    Yesterday Perugia Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti came in first in the vote of the Italian Bishops that proposed a new president of the Bishops' Conference to Pope Francis. Today, Pope Francis named him who was his candidate of choice. Bassetti is a weak figure, who is beyond the retirement age of 75.His nomination will not challenge the true strongman of the Conference, Monsignor Nunzio Galantino, whom Pope Francis imposed in December 2013 as the Secretary-General of the Conference making clear that through this move he wanted to sideline the then president, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco whom he de facto deemed too Catholic.Galantino...
  • Kirk Cameron: America Faces ‘Moral and Financial Decline’ Without ‘God’s Word’

    05/24/2017 8:32:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    MRC TV ^ | May 23, 2017 | Mark Judge
    Kirk Cameron thinks America needs spiritual revival. The “Fireproof” and “Growing Pains” actor is promoting the May 16 DVD release of “Revive Us,” a live worship and prayer experience which was held last Oct. 18 just before the presidential election.  Simulcast live in over 800 theaters across America, “Revive Us” was led by Dr. Ben Carson, Pastor Francis Chan, Eric Metaxas, Dr. James MacDonald and other Christian leaders. "Last year, running up presidential election, I was traveling all across country, and I was hearing parents saying they were concerned about their children; that our country was off track; that we...
  • Malta’s bishops denounce newspaper ad opposing gay ‘marriage’ [Catholic Caucus]

    05/24/2017 5:20:05 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 24, 2017 | Pete Baklinski
    Malta’s bishops denounce newspaper ad opposing gay ‘marriage’ | News Pete Baklinski 7-8 minutes @import url("chrome://global/skin/aboutReaderContent.css"); MALTA, May 24, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- Catholic faithful in Malta have published a full page add in a widely read paper defending real marriage against “unnatural” homosexual “marriage” in the lead-up to the country’s June 3 general election.  The country’s bishops, however, have criticized the ad as “propaganda.”  The ad, published in the May 21 edition of MaltaToday by “Maltese Catholics United for the Faith,” states that the sanctity of marriage must be respected.  “We respect everyone, be they teachers, nuns, gays, immigrants,...
  • A new Vatican birth control commission? [Catholic Caucus]

    05/24/2017 4:44:46 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | May 24, 2017 | Russell Shaw
    Current Issue:  Opinion Opinion Share1 A new Vatican birth control commission? May 24, 2017 An imaginary, but not fanciful, sketch of what such a commission’s report to Pope Francis might say. Russell Shaw A packet of birth control pills is shown in this 2010 photo. (CNS/Nancy Wiechec) A new birth control commission? Here’s hoping the reports out of Rome are only speculation, possibly generated by the fact that the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul VI’s encyclical condemning artificial contraception, is little more than a year away. (The encyclical was issued July 25, 1968.) The story originated in...
  • Priest: Pope’s ambiguity a ‘true blessing’ because it draws false Church out of shadows [Cath Cauc]

    05/24/2017 4:27:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 24, 2017 | Pete Baklinski
    amoris laetitia , anti-church , anti-gospel , linus clovis , pope francis , rome life forum , rome life forum 2017 Join Cardinal Burke's call for the Consecration of Russia. Sign the petition! ROME, May 24, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) -- Pope Francis’ influence in the Catholic Church has been a “great and true blessing” since his ambiguous teachings have drawn the “anti-Church” out of the shadows into clear view for all the faithful to see, a priest told a gathering of pro-life and pro-family leaders in Rome last week.  “The advent of Pope Francis has, in the divine order of...
  • The Root Cause of Islamic Violence

    05/24/2017 1:45:17 PM PDT · by NYer · 30 replies
    1P5 ^ | May 24, 2017 | Andrew Bieszad
    Pope Francis’ most recent comments attempting to separate Islamic religious beliefs from Islamic violence are deeply misleading. They are not just slightly or partially incorrect, but dangerously wrong.  They stand in direct contradiction to the Church and her saints’ long history of experience and understanding of the Islamic world.In the context of yet another airplane interview — this time returning from World Youth Day in Poland, Francis was asked to discuss the threat posed by Islamic violence — now occurring with alarming frequency throughout the world — against the backdrop of the murder of French priest Fr. Jacques Hamel at the hands of...
  • Episode 30: What Christian Schools And Planned Parenthood Have In Common

    05/24/2017 12:19:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    LifeTalkTv ^ | May 23, 2017 | Mark Crutcher
    Do Christian Schools have anything in common with Planned Parenthood? Hosts Mark Crutcher and Renee Hobbs reveal a possible similarity... Do you agree with Mark? Let us know in the comments section below! VIDEO ONLY ON LINK
  • Why The Correction (of Pope Francis) Should Happen

    05/24/2017 9:45:58 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Mundabor's Blog ^ | May 21, 2017 | Mundabor
    Why The Correction Should Happen May 24 Posted by Mundabor Giant, not dwarf. I read around other blogs comments which ask what would be the use of the correction, seen that Francis will not change his mind or his policy afterwards. This is tantamount to asking what good it was to condemn Luther's heresies, seen that Luther did not change his mind or policy afterwards. Truth must be defended irrespective of immediate consequences. It must be defended to encourage the faithful of this generation, and to serve as a witness to faithful of all generations to come. In the present times,...
  • He draws near (King James Bible Discussion)

    05/24/2017 8:24:05 AM PDT · by WhatNot · 9 replies
    Welcome! To The King James Bible Discussion Thread Where God's word is not changed, it changes us.
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 24 [Prayer and Meditation]

    05/24/2017 7:19:53 AM PDT · by OneVike · 6 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 24 (NKJV)Do Not Envy Evil Men 01 Do not be envious of evil men, 00 Nor desire to be with them; 02 For their heart devises violence, 00 And their lips talk of troublemaking. 03 Through wisdom a house is built, 00 And by understanding it is established; 04 By knowledge the rooms are filled 00 With all precious and pleasant riches. 05 A wise man is strong, 00 Yes, a man of knowledge increases strength; 06 For by wise counsel you will wage your own war, 00 And in a multitude of counselors there is safety. 07...
  • Will Cardinals Rivera and Vallini Be Replaced? Personnel Decisions for Mexico and Rome [Cath Cauc]

    05/23/2017 7:57:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Pewsitter | May 23, 2017 | Andrew Parrish
    Katolisches.info reports on rumors that Cardinal Rivera Carrera of Mexico City and Cardinal Vicar Agostino Vallini of Rome will shortly be replaced by the Pope with new cardinals more favorable to the Holy Father’s agenda. This continues the widely-acknowledged process of replacing “conservative” cardinals with “progressive” ones, in the hopes of influencing future Papal elections to cement Pope Francis’ remodeling of the Church’s direction. Cardinal Carrera will turn 75 on the 6th of June, necessitating his resignation from the College of Cardinals. He is not a figure in good standing with the Vatican, having sharply criticized the “badly advised” and...
  • Stronger "March for Life" in Rome -- The Hush About it Begins in the Church

    05/23/2017 10:01:55 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Eponymous Flower ^ | May 22, 2017 | Giuseppe Nardi
    Stronger "March for Life" in Rome -- The Hush About it Begins in the Church (Rome) This year's March for Life took place in Rome on Saturday. Tens of thousands of participants once again put a strong appearance for the right to life of unborn children. Since the March for Life in Italy has evolved into a major event within a few years, the mainstream media have moved to a new strategy. Since it is not possible to make fun of the March for Life because of lack of success, it is silenced - because it is too successful. Daily newspapers and television, which, when politically appropriate, report about...
  • Pope Francis condemns Catholics who hold true to doctrine, calls them, "fanatics" [Cath Cauc]

    05/23/2017 8:28:10 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    Vox Cantoris ^ | May 23, 2017 | Vox Cantor
    Pope Francis condemns Catholics who hold true to doctrine, calls them, "fanatics" The previous post reports on Cardinal Maradiaga's inflammatory comments about Cardinal Burke. Below is the homily given by Francis, Bishop of Rome last Friday, May 19, at the chapel in the Casa Santa Marta. Note the similarity between the two. Note also that this homily was given whilst the Rome Life Forum organised by Voice of the Family was continuing. Is it possible that this rebuke was meant for these and the speakers, including Cardinals Caffara and Burke, Bishop Schneider and such luminous laymen as Prof. Roberto de...
  • Proverb A Day, Proverb 23 [Prayer and Meditation]

    05/23/2017 8:27:27 AM PDT · by OneVike · 13 replies
    Bible NKJV ^ | 900 B.C. | Solomon
    Proverb 23 (NKJV) Listen to Your Father 01 When you sit down to eat with a ruler, 00 Consider carefully what is before you; 02 And put a knife to your throat 00 If you are a man given to appetite. 03 Do not desire his delicacies, 00 For they are deceptive food. 04 Do not overwork to be rich; 00 Because of your own understanding, cease! 05 Will you set your eyes on that which is not? 00 For riches certainly make themselves wings; 00 They fly away like an eagle toward heaven. 06 Do not eat the...
  • Cardinal Caffarra: Satan is Hurling at God the “Ultimate and Terrible Challenge”

    05/22/2017 8:14:16 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | May 20, 2017 | Edward Pentin
    In a Rome speech, the Italian cardinal warned that societies are now facing a “frightful” war on marriage and the family but urged the faithful not to be afraid, to witness to Christ, as the victory is already won. Edward Pentin Satan is hurling at God “the ultimate and terrible challenge,” to show he is capable of constructing an “anti-creation” that mankind will be deceived into thinking is better than what God has created, Cardinal Carlo Caffarra has warned. The archbishop emeritus of Bologna said this decisive confrontation is taking place now, and is being fought primarily over marriage and the...
  • UK Bishop Questions LGBT Involvement in Catholic Schools’ Sex-Ed Program

    05/22/2017 7:59:36 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 5/22/17 | Deacon Nick Donelly
    May 22, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews, an English bishop has expressed his reservations about the Catholic Education Service [CES] program “Made in God’s Image: Challenging homophobic and biphobic bullying in Catholic Schools.”Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth responded to questions about the influence of the militant LGBT group Stonewall on the CES program for 14-year-old children and discussed how Catholic schools could best counter ideological colonization. For the past two weeks, Catholics parents have taken to social media to protest against the "Made in God’s Image" program because it distorts the Church’s teaching on sexuality. The...