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  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Hollerich voices support for blessings of same-sex ‘couples,’ questions priestly celibacy

    02/22/2024 8:22:23 AM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 22, 2024 | Louis Knuffke
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Hollerich voices support for blessings of same-sex ‘couples,’ questions priestly celibacy'I am absolutely on the same line as the Pope' on blessing same-sex 'couples,' Cdl. Jean-Claude Hollerich said, adding, 'Why only care about below-the-belt morality?'Papal confidant Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, Archbishop of Luxembourg, has voiced his support for the heterodox blessing of same-sex “couples” proposed by the Vatican’s December Declaration Fiducia Supplicans. In an interview with L’essentiel, Hollerich was asked about the mounting criticisms Pope Franics is facing for his approval of such blessings from bishops and bishops’ conferences – an approval he has doubled down on in...
  • The Church and Freemasonry: the Secret February 16 Meeting in Milan -- by Roberto de Mattei

    02/22/2024 7:53:40 AM PST · by ebb tide · 33 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | February 22, 2024 | Roberto de Mattei
    The Church and Freemasonry: the Secret February 16 Meeting in Milan -- by Roberto de Mattei On Feb. 16, 2024, representatives of the main Italian Masonic lodges and a number of influential Catholic prelates gathered in Milan for a day of study. The seminar, sponsored at the Ambrosianum Foundation by the Gris (Group for Socio-Religious Research and Information), was attended by the three Grand Masters of Italian Freemasonry: Stefano Bisi for the Grand Orient of Italy (GOI), Luciano Romoli for the Grand Lodge of Italy of the ALAMs (GLDI, and Fabio Venzi (in connection) for the Grand Regular Lodge of...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “NOAH AND THE FLOOD” ✝️ Link to New Video

    02/22/2024 7:44:45 AM PST · by Hebrews 11:6 · 1 replies
    HE QI "Ark of Noah"
  • [Catholic Caucus] My Catholic Life! The Church Shall Always Prevail - Thursday, February 22, 2024 - Catholic Caucus/Devotional

    02/22/2024 6:56:08 AM PST · by fidelis · 5 replies
    My Catholic Life (YouTube) ^ | February 22, 2024 | My Catholic Life
    Daily Readings from the USCCB“And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. I will give you the keys to the Kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” Matthew 16:18–19There are several foundational truths taught to us by this passage above. One of those truths is that “the gates of the netherworld” shall never prevail against the Church. That truth gives us much...
  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (2/22/24)[Prayer]

    02/22/2024 4:56:15 AM PST · by left that other site · 6 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/22/24 | left that other site
    Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (2/22/24)[Prayer]The Names and Titles of God (YHVH - Elohim The LORD God)Genesis 2:44 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens,The King James Version__________________________________God Bless America.ML/LTOS
  • Cultivating the Fruit of Righteousness - Protestant Caucus/Devotional

    02/22/2024 4:19:28 AM PST · by metmom · 1 replies
    Gracetoyou.org ^ | 1997 | John McArthur, Grace Community Church
    "Having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ" (Phil. 1:11). Bearing spiritual fruit is the acid test of a true believer. After facing life-threatening situations, people often say, "I saw my entire life flash before my eyes." That's the picture we get in Philippians 1:11. "The fruit of righteousness" refers to what is produced in you as you operate in love, pursue excellence, and maintain your integrity. It includes every attitude and action consistent with God's standard of what is right. "Having been filled" speaks of something that happened in the past with continuing results....
  • America Prayer Vigil - 2/22/24 [Prayer]

    02/21/2024 8:41:56 PM PST · by Hiskid · 16 replies
    2/22/24 | Hiskid
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business; End to Sex Slavery; Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (1 John 5:14) I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal McElroy: Synod could end link between diaconate and priesthood to allow ‘female deacons’

    02/21/2024 4:49:36 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 21, 2023 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal McElroy: Synod could end link between diaconate and priesthood to allow ‘female deacons’McElroy said Synod members discussed ‘perhaps ending the transitional diaconate,’ which he claimed ‘could make it easier’ to introduce so-called ‘women deacons,’ according to Crux.San Diego’s Cardinal Robert McElroy has revealed that participants of the Synod on Synodality discussed ending the so-called “transitional diaconate” in order to more easily accommodate having “female deacons.”Addressing the annual Archdiocese of Los Angeles’ Religious Education Congress last week, McElroy renewed his previous calls for the promotion of women to the diaconate. His talk – only segments of which have...
  • Last Sunday's Sermon - Are Your Soul and Body At War?

    02/21/2024 1:55:48 PM PST · by MurphsLaw · 5 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry ^ | 02.21.24 | Bishop Robert Barron
    Very contemplative message to start off the Lenten journey with...Picking up on Jesus' 40 days of Temptation, the sermon analyzes body and soul, intertwined, and how they are in constant struggle. And that one purpose of the Lenten season is to learn how to discipline the right relationship between them. That sin enters us to "disentregrate" that union of Body and Soul.13 min. YouTube Video Link below:Are Your Soul and Body At War?
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings 21-February-2024

    02/21/2024 1:30:32 PM PST · by annalex · 13 replies
    21 February 2024 Wednesday of the 1st week of Lent (optional commemoration of Saint Peter Damian, Bishop, Doctor) St. Peter Damian Church, Bartlett, IL Readings at MassLiturgical Colour: Violet. Year: B(II).First readingJonah 3:1-10 ©The Ninevites repent, and God spares themThe word of the Lord was addressed to Jonah: ‘Up!’ he said ‘Go to Nineveh, the great city, and preach to them as I told you to.’ Jonah set out and went to Nineveh in obedience to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was a city great beyond compare: it took three days to cross it. Jonah went on into...
  • Vatican sponsors youth guide promoting ‘values’ of ‘heretical’ interfaith Abu Dhabi document

    02/21/2024 1:27:37 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 20, 2024 | Emily Mangiaracina
    Vatican sponsors youth guide promoting ‘values’ of ‘heretical’ interfaith Abu Dhabi documentA group of students will share the ideas of a document that Bishop Athanasius Schneider warned would 'suffocate (the Church's) burning zeal to evangelize all men.'The Vatican is sponsoring the creation of a “guide” to promote the “values” of the Abu Dhabi document on human fraternity — which has been described by a faithful prelate as “a betrayal of the Gospel” — to youth across the world.The Vatican recently announced that 11 university students of various religions selected for the “Human Fraternity Fellows program for the promotion of intercultural...
  • Gospel of Matthew Ch. 22 and Revelation Ch. 11

    02/21/2024 12:04:14 PM PST · by Faith Presses On · 6 replies
    "And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, "Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy...
  • Trust In The Lord

    02/21/2024 8:37:35 AM PST · by OneVike · 8 replies
    The Reason For My Faith ^ | 2/19/24 | Chuck Ness
    So many times we all wish we had a gift to peer into the future. All men desire that gift so they can live their life accordingly. We say that we would then be able to avoid the pitfalls, and be more prepared when we do catch up to our future. We claim this gift would help us make the right choices now. Truth is, if GOD gave us a gift to see the future outright, then we would inevitably take things into our own hands instead of calling upon Him to help guide us. If we knew the...
  • German priest: Pope Francis’ fight against the Latin Mass is ‘a fight against the Church’

    02/21/2024 7:34:40 AM PST · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 20, 2024 | Fr. Joachim Heimerl
    German priest: Pope Francis’ fight against the Latin Mass is ‘a fight against the Church’‘Francis is concerned with the rejection of Church tradition as a whole’ with his rejection of the Latin Mass and his approach to the liturgy, Fr. Joachim Heimerl said.Cardinal Burke offering a Latin Mass at the Guadalupe shrine December 11, 2021, La Crosse Wisconsin, 2021.This essay by Fr. Joachim Heimerl was originally published in German on the blog of Italian journalist Marco Tosatti. It has been translated and reprinted by LifeSiteNews with the permission of Marco Tosatti.(LifeSiteNews) — Anyone who has wondered why Francis not only...
  • [Catholic Caucus] My Catholic Life! The One True Sign of the Cross - Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - Catholic Caucus/Devotional

    02/21/2024 6:46:12 AM PST · by fidelis · 4 replies
    My Catholic Life (YouTube) ^ | February 21, 2024 | My Catholic Life
    Daily Readings from the USCCBWhile still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah.” Luke 11:29The crowd seemed to be a mixed bunch. First, there were those who wholeheartedly believed in Jesus. The Twelve, for example, left everything behind to follow Him. His mother and various other holy women believed in Him and were His faithful followers. But within the growing crowd, it appeared that there were many who questioned Jesus and wanted some form of...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (2/21/24)[Prayer]

    02/21/2024 6:03:31 AM PST · by left that other site · 17 replies
    Free Republic | 2/21/24 | Free Republic Intercessors
    AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL (2/21/24)[Prayer]Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business; End to Sex Slavery; Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (1 John 5:14)Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. God Bless America.ML/LTOS
  • Maintaining Spiritual Integrity - Protestant Caucus/Devotional

    02/21/2024 4:52:03 AM PST · by metmom · 1 replies
    Gracetoyou.org ^ | 1997 | John McArthur, Grace Community Church
    "In order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ" (Phil. 1:10). Seek to have a life that bears scrutiny. In our society, those whose lives are marked by moral soundness, uprightness, honesty, and sincerity are usually thought of as people of integrity. However, society's standards often fall far short of God's. Spiritual integrity calls for the highest possible standard of behavior and requires supernatural resources available only to those who trust in Him. Paul's prayer in Philippians 1:9-10 outlines the path to spiritual integrity. It begins with love that abounds with knowledge and discernment (v. 9) and...
  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (2/21/24)[Prayer]

    02/21/2024 4:48:41 AM PST · by left that other site · 14 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 2/21/24 | left that other site
    Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem (2/21/24)[Prayer]The Names and Titles of God (YHVH - Shalom God Is My Peace)Judges 6:2424 Then Gideon built an altar there unto the Lord, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.The King James Version _________________________God Bless America.ML/LTOS
  • Biblical Morality Is A Necessity For Freedom… And Americans Have Known It For Centuries

    02/20/2024 6:20:07 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 30 replies
    Harbinger's Daily ^ | 2/20/2024 | David Reagan
    Does America’s freedom and liberty last only as long as its morality? In addition to establishing a representative republic with all sorts of checks and balances to protect against the biblically defined evil nature of Man, our Founding Fathers repeatedly expressed the belief that Christian morality was absolutely essential for both the preservation of liberty and the stability of law. They emphasized this crucial point in their writings over and over again: Consider, for example, Samuel Adams who served as Governor of Massachusetts, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and was the organizer of the Boston Tea Party....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Sacrilegious ‘trans’ funeral at St. Patrick’s was made possible by Francis’ pro-LGBT papacy

    02/20/2024 4:57:15 PM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 19, 2024 | Elizabeth Yore
    [Catholic Caucus] Sacrilegious ‘trans’ funeral at St. Patrick’s was made possible by Francis’ pro-LGBT papacy'Accompaniment' comes at a price of apostasy. The scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral reflects the decade-long Bergoglio regime – narcissistic, mocking, faithless, impious, and indecent.Fiducia Supplicans came home to roost in all its rainbow feathers and sequins. No one should have been surprised by the “whore” drag queen show at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. It was entirely predictable as the radical homosexual circus is amped up in America by its ringleader James Martin, S.J. Nor was it a surprise to learn that Martin was invited to speak...