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September 12, 2013

Atheists Can Go To Heaven? Did Pope Francis Say Something New?

Some folks in the mainstream media are worked up because Pope Francis actually said that an atheist might go to heaven.  His remarks, from an article
September 19, 2013

Old, Good News

Usually, when Huffington Post, The New York Times, and The Daily Beast are giddy with excitement over something the Pope said about abortion, gay-marriage, or contraception,
October 4, 2013

Military Priests Face Arrest for Celebrating Mass in Defiance of Shutdown

Our government is out of control. First, it was the World War II veterans who had to break down barriers to see the open air, un-attended
October 4, 2013

Pastry Shop Catholics

In his homily in Assisi today, on this Feast of St. Francis, the Holy Father made the following point: Franciscan peace is not something saccharine. Hardly!
October 5, 2013

Do Military Priests Really Face Arrest? A Look At The Laws Surrounding The Shutdown

I’m no attorney, but I’ve done some digging. In an attempt to answer some of these questions, I’d like to share what I’ve found. The governing
October 5, 2013

UPDATED: House of Representatives Votes 400-1 to Allow Contract Priests to Celebrate Mass

Just as I was finishing up my last post, I got word of a very positive development: House Members will vote today to allow GS or
October 9, 2013

Sign at military chapel: ‘Shutdown: No Catholic service till further notice’

But now the news of contract military priests being unable to say Mass at military installations is making national news. Even the liberal tabloid Huffington Post
October 9, 2013

From the Trenches: Priest Threatened With Arrest, Says Mass in Park

Despite Saturday’s 400-to-1 House vote in favor, there’s still no word from the Senate on the reinstatement of priests affected by furlough at American military installations.
October 29, 2013

Text in Your Votes – Who Will Succeed Dolan as Head of the American Bishops?

Disclaimer:  You will have no role in electing the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.  You will make a new friend today, and will