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  • [Catholic Caucus] “Dignitas Infinita” as a Naturalistic Vision of Mankind

    04/11/2024 3:52:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | April 11, 2024 | Jeanne Smits
    [Catholic Caucus] “Dignitas Infinita” as a Naturalistic Vision of MankindFollowing the presentation in Rome of the Declaration on Human Dignity, Dignitas infinita, the most frequent reactions, including in so-called conservative circles, are focused on its reminder of the prohibition of abortion, surrogate motherhood, euthanasia, assisted suicide, gender theory and sex reassignment, not to mention its plea for respect for the disabled. None of this is new, nor should it be. What needs to be analyzed, however, are the arguments deployed and the principles asserted. As might be expected, the Declaration Dignitas Infinita (“infinite dignity”) is, despite many traditional assertions, in...
  • How Do We Combat the Catholic Itching Ears Syndrome?

    02/14/2024 9:12:38 AM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | February 13, 2024 | Robert Morrison
    How Do We Combat the Catholic Itching Ears Syndrome?There is a perpetual battle between two sides: on the side of God are sound doctrine and truth; and on the side of Satan are fables and the desires of those with itching ears. How did we get to this point at which sincere Protestants offer us their condolences for the Francis scandal, while wayward Catholics — including the most powerful bishops and cardinals — denounce us for rejecting obvious heresies? St. Paul’s words about itching ears give us some guidance in evaluating this question:“Preach the word: be instant in season, out...
  • He stood up to LGBT agenda, then this happened

    07/19/2023 7:04:11 AM PDT · by fxerider76 · 23 replies
    Zero Compromise ^ | 7/18/23 | Zero Compromise Podcast
    In this episode of Zero Compromise, our hosts Patricia Engler, Rob Webb, and Jessica Jaworski interview Kevin Hadsall who is speaker for Answers in Genesis and aeronautical engineer. We talk about his experience as a Christian in the US Air Force, the spiritual battles he faced, how he stood up against the LGBT movement, and more.
  • Humanism's Slippery Slope Of Moral Relativism:

    06/02/2023 8:54:53 AM PDT · by JAG 5000 · 25 replies
    The women marrying themselves movement is growing. They even have a name for it: Sologamy. https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/28/us/sologamy-self-marriage-women-cec/index.html (If the link is dead, you can google "CNN Women marrying themselves" and pull it up. JAG Writes: The sexual revolution that started in the 60's has not yet hit bottom-Sodom. But it will. Just give it time. It'll get there. Conservatives who warned about the slippery slope in the 60's were mocked and vilified -- but they were proven correct about the slippery slope -- once you eliminate the traditional definition of marriage and redefine it, then you are on the slippery slope...
  • Queer School Board Ends Agreement With Arizona Christian University Over Its Christian Worldview

    04/01/2023 2:31:07 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 19 replies
    PatriotandLiberty Blog ^ | Mar 27, 2032 | Bob Adelmann
    For nearly 11 years ACU has had a friendly and supportive agreement with Arizona’s largest school district, the Washington Elementary School District, to provide the district with student-teachers to support it. In a time when finding teachers and support staff was increasingly difficult, Washington Elementary appreciated the free assistance from ACU students.That “appreciation” evaporated overnight on February 23, when the five-member school board voted unanimously to end that agreement. It was a noisy event, with parents voicing their unhappiness with the decision.
  • First Humanist Head of a UK University’s Chaplaincy, Pastoral, and Spiritual Care Team

    02/25/2023 6:52:05 PM PST · by marshmallow
    Humanists UK ^ | 2/17/23
    James Croft has become the first humanist to be appointed to lead a chaplaincy, pastoral, and spiritual care team at a UK university. He has been appointed to the role of ‘University Chaplain and Lead Faith Advisor’ at the University of Sussex. Humanists UK has hailed his appointment as a landmark moment, and hopes that it will encourage other universities and institutions to embrace a more inclusive approach when it comes to providing person-centred care for students. James officially started his new role on 6 February. Non-religious pastoral care is like-minded support that encompasses the emotional, moral, ethical, and existential...
  • Archbishop Viganò: The Kingship of Christ is not limited to the Church, but extends to all nations

    12/17/2022 4:40:13 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | December 17, 2022 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Archbishop Viganò: The Kingship of Christ is not limited to the Church, but extends to all nationsThe doctrine of the kingship of Christ constitutes a discrimen between the Catholic Church and the “conciliar Church;” indeed, it is the point of separation between Catholic orthodoxy and neomodernist heterodoxy, because the followers of laicism and liberal secularism cannot accept that the Lordship of Our Lord extends to the civil sphere, thereby removing it from being subject to the arbitrariness of the powerful or the will of the manipulable populace. Yet the very idea that authority has its foundation in a transcendent principle...
  • Is Catholic Charities Helping Turn America Blue?

    12/11/2022 2:19:19 PM PST · by ebb tide · 50 replies
    Complicit Clergy ^ | December 10, 2022 | Complicit Clergy
    Is Catholic Charities Helping Turn America Blue?The Heritage Foundation recently issued a shocking report tracking cell phone data originating from non-governmental agencies helping to relocate illegal immigrates to various locations across our nation. The report shows that 71% of tracked cell phones end-up in Republican Congressional districts.Catholic Charities is one of the organizations specifically singled-out by Heritage in its analysis. In phase four of its investigation, Heritage focused on geofencing Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley, located in San Juan, Texas. Nearly 3,400 unique mobile devices were identified as being on-premises. These devices were later tracked to 433 congressional...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Courage to Commit to God as the World Goes to Hell

    12/11/2022 10:26:34 AM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | December 1, 2022 | Robert Morrison
    [Catholic Caucus] The Courage to Commit to God as the World Goes to Hell“Young and old, if we do not go toward the Savior and His grace, we have nothing left. It is always an error to cling to human values, but today it is fatal because these are crumbling.” (The Courage to be Afraid, p. 162)As discussed in a previous article, when Fr. Marie-Dominique Molinié, O.P. preached the 1953 retreat (to Dominican nuns) that forms the basis for his recently translated The Courage to Be Afraid, he could not have known how truly prophetic and important certain portions of...
  • Biden Is Raising an Army of Taxpayer-Funded Atheists

    07/07/2022 6:25:50 PM PDT · by lightman · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7 July A.D. 2022 | Todd Starnes
    The Biden administration is raising up an army of atheist missionaries. The government recently announced plans to fund a program that would send Americans abroad to promote atheism and humanism in South/Central Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. The program would be funded by your tax dollars - as much as a half million dollars per organization. They are literally going to use a government tithe to spread a godless message of hopelessness to the world. Congressman Jim Banks, the Republican from Indiana, is demanding answers — writing in a letter to President Biden and Secretary of State Antony...
  • Atheist Group Excommunicates Richard Dawkins for Transgender Heresy

    04/21/2021 7:55:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/21/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
    Sometimes, atheists can be downright religious. On Monday, the American Humanist Association (AHA), which advocates for a “nontheistic worldview,” turned on one of the most prominent atheists in the world, Richard Dawkins. The AHA rescinded an award it gave Dawkins back in 1996, apparently for the heresy of raising questions about transgender identity.The AHA awarded Dawkins the Humanist of the Year Award in 1996, recognizing the atheist evolutionary biologist as “an exemplar of humanist values.” AHA cited the “communication of scientific concepts to the public” as a vital part of giving that award to Dawkins, who had published the influential...
  • Pope admits charges of ‘heresy’ are ‘risk’ he’s willing to take to ‘move forward with other religions’

    03/11/2021 7:17:22 AM PST · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 10, 2021 | Pete Baklinski
    Pope admits charges of ‘heresy’ are ‘risk’ he’s willing to take to ‘move forward with other religions’Francis believes 'human fraternity' with people of other faiths is important while acknowledging the criticisms made against him.ABOARD PAPAL PLANE, March 10, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis said charges that he acts against “Catholic doctrine” and is even on the verge of committing “heresy” are a “risk” he’s willing to take to move forward on the path toward “human fraternity” with believers of other religions.“This is important, human fraternity, that as men we are all brothers, and we must move forward with other religions,”...
  • Take and read: Pope Francis’s message to L.A. Religious Ed Congress

    02/19/2021 9:25:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | February 19, 2021 | Pope Francis
    “You young people, be the poets of a new human beauty, a new fraternal and friendly beauty!” The Holy Father delivered a taped message in Spanish to those participating in this year’s congress, which is being held virtually. The translated text, from the Vatican: Dear brothers and sisters, Cordial greetings to all participants in the Religious Education Congress sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, which celebrates its 65th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of “Youth Day”. Congratulations on these initiatives, which have already come a long and fruitful path, and which at this moment have assumed a virtual realization....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis Proclaims Fraternity and Vaccine Religion

    02/11/2021 4:36:51 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 11, 2021 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis Proclaims Fraternity and Vaccine Religion“Along with vaccines, fraternity and hope are, as it were, the medicine we need in today’s world,” Francis told the Vatican’s diplomatic corps on February 8.Now, people ask Francis on Twitter.com, “Not the Eucharist???” and “Is there a place for Eucharist?” Philip Johnson writes, “Bergoglio doesn't need Christ anymore.”Father John Stone comments, “Vaccines? Fraternity? Hope? I was taught that the Sacraments are the medicine today's world needs. *sigh*: A. D I F F E R E N T. R E L I G I O N.”
  • Cdl. Turkson: Our Objective Isn’t Conversion

    02/11/2021 2:09:52 PM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Church Militant ^ | February 11, 2021 | Jules Gomes
    Cdl. Turkson: Our Objective Isn’t ConversionChurch's mission is promoting common humanity in 'Great Reset'VATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - The Vatican's goal in engaging secular groups on matters of human development is not provoking conversion or promoting Catholicism but advancing "common humanity," a top cardinal is categorically declaring.Pentin lists Turkson as a leading candidate for the next pope In a revealing interview with Vaticanist Edward Pentin, Cdl. Peter Appiah Turkson, prefect for the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, confirms that "the Catholic faith as the only authentic means of human salvation" has not been talked about "in any group because we...
  • Arabic Expert Unmasks Pope’s Muslim Ally

    02/04/2021 7:05:40 AM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Church Militant ^ | February 3, 2021 | Jules Gomes
    Arabic Expert Unmasks Pope’s Muslim Ally'Kafir' Francis celebrates anniversary of 'Human Fraternity' concordatVATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - A top Arabic scholar is exposing the "two-facedness" of Pope Francis' Muslim dialogue partner and the failure of the pontiff's Human Fraternity pact to stem the escalating persecution of Christians in the Islamic world.Copts protest the persecution of Christians in Egypt Islamic historian Raymond Ibrahim is blasting grand imam of al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb for "repeatedly contradicting all the lofty sentiments in the document he signed with the pope," as the Holy See marks the anniversary of the Abu Dhabi deal, which was signed Feb....
  • Compulsory lessons in sex and atheism “could cause chaos” in Welsh schools

    12/11/2020 9:26:11 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 6 replies
    Minister for Education, Kirsty Williams, is pushing an education Bill which requires all pupils to study atheism or ‘non-religious’ views such as Humanism with no parental right of withdrawal. Under the new system a non-religious committee in each area is given a veto power over all religious teaching. So humanists, who actively oppose all religion, are to be handed control over religious teaching in schools. The sensitive issue of sex education is also being given a total rewrite, imposing compulsory sex education for all pupils from the age of three. All existing safeguards on inappropriate materials are scrapped by the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Viganò: Francis Uses Covid-19 "To Humiliate God"

    12/07/2020 8:35:08 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | December 7, 2020 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Viganò: Francis Uses Covid-19 "To Humiliate God"Like on Easter, Francis uses Covid-19 again to cancel Christmas and the December 8 veneration of the Immaculate on the Piazza di Spagna, Archbishop Viganò writes in a December 7 statement.For him, the "so-called ‘church’ of Bergoglio" closes churches and arrogates to itself a right to deny God public worship and to deprive the faithful of the Sacraments "through a wretched connivance with civil power.”Therefore - Viganò believes - the Bergoglio church "humiliates the Most Holy Trinity" by lowering it to the level of idols and demons with sacrilegious rituals of a...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis: The Zairean Rite Is "Promising Model" For Amazon Liturgy

    12/01/2020 7:40:07 PM PST · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | December 1, 2020 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis: The Zairean Rite Is "Promising Model" For Amazon LiturgyThe Libreria Editrice Vaticana published “Papa Francesco e il «Messale Romano per le Diocesi dello Zaire». Un rito promettente per altre culture” (“Pope Francis and the ‘Roman Missal for the Dioceses of Zaire.’ A Promising Rite for Other Cultures”).Its preface is by Francis. He shows a highly emotional and diffuse understanding of the liturgy, calling it “something that touches the soul, the thought, the sensitivity, the cultural world of people.”For Francis “the liturgy must touch the hearts” and “be evocative,” a postulate, contrasting with his own dry celebrations.The Zairean...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Interview on “Fratelli Tutti” with Bishop Athanasius Schneider

    10/15/2020 4:03:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | October 14, 2020 | Diane Montagna
    EXCLUSIVE: Interview on “Fratelli Tutti” with Bishop Athanasius Schneider ROME, October 13, 2020 (The Remnant) — Although Pope Francis’ new encyclical Fratelli Tutti contains positive elements, overall it “lacks a clearly supernatural horizon” and the proclamation of the truth that Christ is the “indispensable source of true fraternity,” Bishop Athanasius Schneider has said.In an exclusive interview with The Remnant (see full text below), the auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, criticizes the document for mischaracterizing St. Francis, advancing religious relativism, and construing spiritual and theological realities in a “naturalistic and rationalistic manner” that exacerbates the “decades-old crisis of the weakening of...