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  • In Facebook Post, JPII Institute Defends Biden’s Abortion Record

    01/30/2021 5:57:48 PM PST · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/28/21 | Andrea Gagliarducci
    Rome, Italy, Jan 28, 2021 / 04:41 pm MT (CNA).- The John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences generated a flurry of controversy in the Italian Catholic blogosphere this week, after its Facebook page defended Joe Biden’s support of legal abortion. The Pontifical Theological Institute’s Facebook page reposted an article published on Jan. 20 in the Italian edition of the Huffington Post, titled “Joe Biden, a Catholic at the White House among the poisons of the American Church.”The article emphasized what it calls Joe Biden's “Social Gospel” and presented a series of declarations by political scientists...
  • Biden Reverses Trump’s Title X Rule, Restores Funding to Planned Parenthood

    01/30/2021 6:10:28 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Live Action ^ | 1/28/21 | Newsroom
    President Joe Biden signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday, January 28, 2021, reversing the Trump administration rule blocking abortion businesses and centers that refer patients for abortion from receiving federal funding through the Title X family planning program. The 2018 “Protect Life Rule” required abortion businesses to both fiscally and physically separate family planning/birth control services from their abortion-related business. It also stated that family planning centers must stop referring patients for abortions in order to receive Title X funding. Title X states, “None of the funds appropriated under this title shall be used in programs where abortion is a...
  • Priest at Joe Biden’s First Mass Slammed Trump as Not Pro-Life Because He Enforced Death Penalty

    01/26/2021 4:54:12 PM PST · by ebb tide · 57 replies
    Life News ^ | January 26, 2021 | Micaiah Bilger
    Priest at Joe Biden’s First Mass Slammed Trump as Not Pro-Life Because He Enforced Death PenaltyPresident Joe Biden attended Mass on Sunday where a priest criticized President Donald Trump for not being pro-life because he enforced the death penalty.Biden also received communion during the service at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C. even though he wants to expand abortions and force taxpayers to pay for unborn babies’ abortion deaths. Just two days earlier, Biden celebrated the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by promising to “codify” the pro-abortion ruling into federal lawAt the Mass Sunday, Jesuit...
  • Mayor in Spain Removes Cross from Convent, Throws it in Dump

    01/26/2021 5:48:21 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/25/21 | Ines San Martin
    ROSARIO, Argentina — The mayor of a small town in southern Spain forcibly removed a cross from the doors of a convent. The crucifix was then found in a garbage dump. The events took place last week in the town of Aguilar de la Frontera, in the Diocese of Cordoba, in the Andalusia region in southern Spain. The cross was located at the entrance of the church that belongs to the adjoining convent of the Discalced Carmelites, and had been there since 1939. It was erected to honor the Nationalist victims of Spain’s civil war, although the plaque noting this...
  • Biden Redecorates Oval Office, Features Photo of Self with Pope Francis

    01/26/2021 5:53:37 PM PST · by marshmallow · 26 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/25/21 | David McLoone
    Biden’s picture with the Pope hangs in the spot directly behind where the president sitsWASHINGTON, D.C., January 25, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — As is customary upon taking office, President Joe Biden has placed his mark on the Oval Office, decorating the room with artwork representing various historical figures. Among the most notable changes is the addition of a framed image of Biden meeting Pope Francis, nestled among pictures of his family, and the removal of the military flags that Trump had standing behind the Resolute Desk. Biden replaced those flags with the American flag and a flag emblazoned with the presidential...
  • New Dublin archbishop favors women deacons, blessing of rings for gay couples

    01/10/2021 1:37:37 PM PST · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 8, 2021 | Michael Haynes
    New Dublin archbishop favors women deacons, blessing of rings for gay couplesDUBLIN, Ireland, January 8, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — The new archbishop of Dublin, Ireland, Dermot Farrell, has come out in favor of female deacons and blessing rings for homosexual couples, while simultaneously attacking traditional Catholics.Pope Francis’s new appointee as archbishop of Dublin, Farrell, was most recently the bishop of Ossory in the south of Ireland, after having being moved to that post by the Pope in January 2018. Farrell is also the finance secretary for the Irish Bishops Conference.In an interview given to the Irish Times (the full text of...
  • Pope Francis Congratulates 'Deeply Devout' Catholic Biden, Who Calls Abortion an 'Essential Health Care Service'

    11/13/2020 8:44:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/13/2020 | Mike Miller
    Perhaps unsurprisingly, Pope Francis prematurely congratulated Joe Biden in a Thursday morning phone call, according to a statement released by the Biden-Harris campaign. In turn, Biden heaped praise on the pope and expressed his desire to work with him on a host of issues for the benefit of “mankind.” The statement said: “… Joe Biden spoke this morning with His Holiness Pope Francis. [Biden] thanked His Holiness for extending blessings and congratulations and noted his appreciation for His Holiness’ leadership in promoting peace, reconciliation, and the common bonds of humanity around the world.“[Biden] expressed his desire to work together on...
  • Syrian Mercenary Fighting Armenians: We Were Told to ‘Slaughter All Civilians’

    11/05/2020 6:17:13 PM PST · by xomething · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/05/2020 | Gabrielle Reyes
    A Syrian mercenary recently captured while fighting for Azerbaijan against Armenia in its ongoing war over Nagorno-Karabakh said on Wednesday that his recruiters instructed him and fellow mercenaries to “slaughter all civilians and soldiers” of an Armenian village they attempted to capture. Armenian forces captured Syrian national Yusuf Alaabet al-Hajji in recent days and “is currently remanded into custody facing international terrorism charges, among others,” Armenian state news agency Armenpress reported on Wednesday. Hajji told Armenian investigators that Turkish forces recruited him in Syria to fight for Azerbaijan for “a 2000-dollar monthly payment.” In his testimony, Hajji detailed how Turkish...
  • Pope’s Imam Demands Global Blasphemy Law

    10/30/2020 9:48:15 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 24 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 30, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    Pope’s Imam Demands Global Blasphemy Law Nice jihad: Bishops mum on Islam's teaching on mocking Muhammad NICE, France (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis' Muslim dialogue partner Grand Imam Ahmad al-Tayyeb has demanded an international law banning criticizing or insulting Islam — a day before three Catholics were slaughtered in Nice's Notre-Dame Basilica.  Brazilian-born Simone Barreto Silva, killed in Notre-Dame Al-Tayyeb, who signed the Abu Dhabi Human Fraternity pact with Pope Francis, said the republication of Muhammad cartoons by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in early September were "an explicit act of hostility" against Islam and its prophet. "Cartoons insulting our great prophet, which are...
  • Pope says 'lady' COVID must be obeyed, forgoes mask

    10/28/2020 9:46:03 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    reuters ^ | 10/28/2020
    Pope Francis on Wednesday described the COVID-19 pandemic as a tough “lady” taskmaster who must be obeyed...
  • Priest: Silent bishops will have blood of aborted babies on their hands if Biden wins presidency

    10/27/2020 7:02:33 PM PDT · by Misty Delta · 6 replies
    LIfeSiteNews ^ | Oct 26, 2020 | Stephen Kokx
    Embattled pro-life Catholic priest Fr. James Altman has tripled down on his defense of unborn children, despite liberal clergy, and even his own bishop, attacking him for stating that no Catholic can vote Democrat due to the party’s championing of abortion on demand. During an interview with LifeSiteNews correspondent Danielle Zuccaro at the priest’s home parish St. James the Less last week, Altman emphatically stated that US bishops who refuse to warn Catholics about voting for Joe Biden would have “blood on their hands” if Biden wins the presidency on November 3rd. “There’s been way too much consistency on the...
  • What the Catholic legal tradition has to offer the United States

    10/27/2020 11:45:25 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 26 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | Oct 2020 | Mary Farrow
    The nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court would make her, if confirmed, the sixth Roman Catholic on the nine-person court. The Catholic Church has already contributed much to the United States’ legal system - including “the whole idea of law in general,” Fr. Pius Pietrzyk, OP, told CNA. “It’s the development of canon law (the law that governs the Church) that gives both the United States and Europe their modern notions of law..." While aspects of canon law were present since the early days of the Church, the use of the term ‘canon law’, as...
  • Vatican and Beijing Renew Secret Agreement

    10/26/2020 7:26:20 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    The Holy See and the Chinese government announced on October 22 that they have agreed to a two-year extension of their secret agreement governing the appointment of Catholic bishops. A Vatican statement announcing the renewal said: The Holy See considers the initial application of the Agreement—which is of great ecclesial and pastoral value—to have been positive, thanks to good communication and cooperation between the Parties on the matters agreed upon, and intends to pursue an open and constructive dialogue for the benefit of the life of the Catholic Church and the good of Chinese people.In renewing the accord, the Vatican...
  • Antonio Socci: Real Aim of Film ‘Francesco’ Is to Bring Down Trump, Elect Biden

    10/26/2020 7:17:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 10/26/20 | Antonio Socci
    Pope engages Catholics to advance 'globalist ideology'First published by LiberoJust this morning, Bergoglio has announced the creation of 13 new cardinals (of whom 9 are electors). They are all ultra-Bergoglians. The hasty announcement at this moment, right on the eve of the U.S. election, is significant: Trump has strong momentum and now the Bergoglian Vatican is very afraid that he may be re-elected. Bergoglio, along with the entire globalist establishment, has declared war on Trump. If Trump really wins, then this pontificate, which is already in sharp decline, would be finished indeed, since it has crushed itself on China and...
  • Charity Launches Asylum Petition for Pakistani Christian Girl Forced to Convert to Islam

    10/26/2020 7:44:05 PM PDT · by xomething · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/26/2020 | Thomas D. Williams PHD
    A Catholic charity has launched a campaign urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to grant UK asylum to a young Christian girl in Pakistan receiving death threats from a Muslim rapist who forced her to marry him and convert to Islam. During the coronavirus lockdown, Mohamad Nakash kidnapped at gunpoint Maira Shahbaz, a 14-year-old Catholic girl from the Punjab Province, gang-raped her with two other accomplices, blackmailed her, and forced her to convert to Islam. In early August, the Lahore High Court ruled that Shahbaz had voluntarily converted to Islam and therefore is legally married to Mr. Nakash, who claimed that...
  • Mazie Hirono Says ‘Hell No’ On Senate Floor While Casting Vote Against Amy Coney Barrett

    10/26/2020 6:12:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 133 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | October 26, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    Democratic Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono said “hell no” while casting her vote against Judge Amy Coney Barrett on the floor of the U.S. Senate. A Republican-majority Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by a 52-48 margin Monday night. While the roll-call vote was being conducted, Hirono could be seen walking up to the table and entering her vote against Barrett by saying “hell no” while putting her thumb down. WATCH:
  • Mexican Broadcaster: Vatican Held Back Pope Francis' Words on Same-Sex Civil Unions in 2019 Interview Footage

    10/25/2020 5:15:21 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 10/23/20 | Hannah Brockhaus
    Vatican City, Oct 23, 2020 / 08:50 am MT (CNA).- A Mexican broadcaster said Thursday that the Vatican held back footage from a 2019 interview that it conducted with Pope Francis, in which the pope called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples. That footage appears in a documentary on Pope Francis released this week, but the Vatican has not yet explained the situation. A spokesman for Televisa told the Washington Post Oct. 22 that “Someone at the Vatican gave us the part that we did broadcast, and later they gave the rest of the material to...
  • Your thoughts on forgiving Donald Trump

    10/24/2020 10:27:39 PM PDT · by robowombat · 73 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | OCT 23, 2020 3:00 PM | Reporter Staff
    Your thoughts on forgiving Donald Trump Oct 23, 2020 by NCR Staff Opinion This article appears in the Your thoughts feature series. View the full series. In the latest Soul Seeing column, Mike Leach talks about how he need to forgive President Donald Trump, even though it's hard to do so. "How do I forgive someone I don't even know but who drives me nuts every time I see him boast and lie and cheat?" he writes. Following are letters to the editor responding to the column. The letters have been edited for length and clarity. You can join the...
  • "You Are Welcome": Francis Makes Phone Call to Homosexual With Three Surrogacy Children

    10/23/2020 5:05:28 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 37 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | October 23, 2020 | Gloria TV
    "You Are Welcome": Francis Makes Phone Call to Homosexual With Three Surrogacy Children The Roman homosexual Andrea Rubera sent in 2015 a letter to Francis, and Francis called him on the phone.Rubera and his homosex-partner in sin raise three children produced by a paid surrogate woman in Canada.Despite wilfully denying three children a mother, Rubera asked Francis for a “Catholic education" for them.The story is featured in the documentary “Francesco” produced by the homosexual filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky. Rubera is the spokesman of Cammini di speranza, a group of "Catholic" homosexuals.Francis asked Rubera on the phone if the surrogate children had...
  • Abp. Viganò: Here is what the Pope’s ambiguous statements are doing to the Church

    10/23/2020 4:40:19 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 23, 2020 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Abp. Viganò: Here is what the Pope’s ambiguous statements are doing to the Church October 23, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Yesterday, on the occasion of the Rome Film Festival, the director Evgeny Afineevsky presented a documentary called Francesco, which proposes several interviews done with Jorge Mario Bergoglio over the course of the last few years of his pontificate. Among other disconcerting statements, there are several about the legitimization of homosexual civil unions: “What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they [homosexuals] are legally covered. I stood up for that.” I think that both the simple faithful...