Politics/United States

Founding Father John Adams Visits a Catholic Church

December 31, 2016

John Adams (1735-1826) was a Founding Father of the United States. He was raised in an austere Protestant movement called the Puritans who left England to flee liturgical Christianity and to find religious freedom. He was raised as a Congregationalist and later turned to Unitarianism. He was elected President of the United States in 1796. […]

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Who Speaks for God on Morals? Many Choose their Church Like they Choose a Restaurant

December 29, 2016

We have a “church” near our house that is making it comfortable for anyone to join no matter who they are, what they believe or what they practice. They say it is our job to accept and love, to be nice, not to judge. Celebrate Diversity is a slogan of acceptance, multiculturalism, non-judgmental inclusion. Some […]

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How To Give Liberal Students Everything They Want

November 16, 2016

 

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St. Thomas Becket on Why Clinton/Dems Lost

November 11, 2016

Posted at National Catholic Register by Tom Nash on Friday Nov 11th, 2016 at 9:52 AM **Evangelicals and Catholics took sober note of attacks on their religious liberty, and they pushed back hard at the ballot box.** Secular journalists have given various reasons for Donald Trump’s shocking upset victory over Hillary Clinton. I flipped between […]

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Trump Interviewed on EWTN; Watch Tonight! We Already Voted for Trump!

October 27, 2016

IRONDALE, Ala., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — At 8 p.m. ET, Thursday, Oct. 27, EWTN’s “The World Over” with Host Raymond Arroyo will air an exclusive interview with Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, which will be of interest to people across the United States. Watch the 15 minute interview below… Photo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161025/432539 Logo – http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161025/432540LOGO “He […]

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Wow!! What a Clear and Courageous Homily!! Watch this Before Voting!!! Share it!!

October 24, 2016
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The Eight Stages of the Rise and Fall of Civilizations

October 20, 2016

Written by Msgr. Charles Pope and posted October 12, 2016 on Community in Mission Cultures and civilizations go through cycles. Over time, many civilizations and cultures have risen and then fallen. We who live in painful times like these do well to recall these truths. Cultures and civilizations come and go; only the Church (though […]

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Archbishop Chaput on the Political Situation: “About those Unthinking, Backwards Catholics”

October 18, 2016

By Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. • Posted October 13, 2016 Back in 2008, in the weeks leading up to the Obama-McCain presidential election, two young men visited me in Denver. They were from Catholics United, a group describing itself as committed to social justice issues. They voiced great concern at the manipulative skill of […]

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Tomorrow We Vote for Trump/Pence

October 16, 2016

Since we will be gone on the day for voting on November 8 my wife and I will be voting for Donald Trump and Mike Pence on Tuesday. We encourage everyone else to vote for Trump/Pence as well. If for no other reason we are voting for him because of abortion, the Supreme Court, the […]

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The Catholic Case for Voting Trump

October 1, 2016

The Catholic Case for Voting Trump by Jim Havens | Sep 30, 2016 In just over one month our nation heads to the polls with perhaps the starkest choice for President that there has ever been. First, Catholics are called to actively form their consciences in the truths of natural law and the wisdom of […]

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A Canon Law Primer on Church Teaching Regarding “Same-sex Marriage”

September 17, 2016

A primer on Church teaching regarding ‘same-sex marriage’ by Dr. Edward Peters No matter which way the US Supreme Court rules in the “gay marriage” cases before it the international debate over the definition of marriage will continue because that debate is, at root, about matters beyond a civil court’s competence, things like the nature of […]

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A Defense of Single-Issue Voting

September 15, 2016

A Defense of Single-Issue Voting Howard Kainz: Without a firm insistence on the right to life, all civil rights are in jeopardy. Catholics in the United States have traditionally been associated with the Democratic Party. In the 19th and 20th centuries, when so many Catholics were from working-class, immigrant families, often subjected to prejudice (and […]

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“When Excess is a Virtue … Why America Needs Trump”

September 5, 2016

Reposting because I think it is important: Many people know the brilliant British historian Paul Johnson (his official website) who has written massive tomes such as Modern Times, Intellectuals, History of the Jews, A History of Christianity, Civil War in America and many, many more. I remember reading his Modern Times thirty years ago. The title […]

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Free Market Economy or Socialism?

September 2, 2016

I was recently asked: “Between a Socialist system of economics or a Free market Capitalist system, which is more Moral? Which system best represents a Christian view? My short response: The Catechism reflects the teaching of the Church by stating that a society should protect the right to private property and to free enterprise (CCC […]

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Politics and Religion

August 31, 2016

I am often criticized for speaking out on politics, especially at this point in history with the end of the disasterous “reign” of Obama. New choices now loom and we Catholics and other Christians need to be in the middle of it all salting our culture with the life of the Gospel and good common […]

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California Court Declares It’s Illegal for Pastors to Advise Minors About Gay, Transgender Feeling

August 29, 2016

by CHRISS W. STREET, 23 Aug 2016, Newport Beach, CA101 The infamous and often-overridden Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld state legislation making it illegal for pastors to counsel minors who are struggling with their sexuality and gender, according to Pacific Justice Institute. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco on […]

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