Monthly Archives: July 2011

MONSIGNOR. THREE PRIESTS, AND A LAYMAN STAND TOGETHER IN THE DOCK


In recent years my order The Missionary Society of St. John, like every other religious organization to my knowledge, has increased our serious and strict personal conduct codes, especially in the sexual behavior areas. No one wants the epidemic of sexual misbehavor … Continue reading

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STEM CELL RESEARCH WITHOUT MORAL PROBLEMS? LOOKS LIKE IT.


This is the first entirely encouraging report concerning stem cell research I have found. There seems to be no moral question when the end product is from one’s own body.  This may be the beneficial research path for providing what we … Continue reading

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In Italy, the Orthodox pray in unused/underused Catholic Churches


Here is the surprising offer Benedict XVI has encouraged toward the Orthodox Churches.  The relationship between Rome and Orthodoxy has been contentiouis long before the mutual excommunication of the two heads of their respective churches in the eleventh century. Pope Benedict … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC DIOCESE OFFERS $50,000,000 CASH FOR CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL


The solid offer from Orange Diocese to buy the Crystal Cathedral property contains some extremely generous and, for many, unexpected concessions to the bankrupt ministry of Robert H. Schuller.  These terms are outlined in The Los Angeles Times article below. This generosity … Continue reading

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PAGANS, DRUIDS —— EVERYWHERE—–


Most Americans today have never knowingly meet an active pagan worshipper, let alone a druid.  We often think of them as ancient people identified with Merlin, or with the Ireland of yore.  Maybe we learned they were common in Europe or elsewhere centuries … Continue reading

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MASS RESIGNATION OF IRISH CATHOLIC CHURCH BISHOPS?


It is a strange church world in which we live.  Ireland provides another example of significant turmoil and calls for radical changes.  Catholics are not the only church group so affected.  Y our particular church probably has turmoil and radical … Continue reading

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HER DEEDS DID NOT SQUARE WITH HER PROCLAIMATIONS


Love this tale.  Oh that such would happen regularly!  A story my wife found. Fr. Orthohippo The light turned yellow, just in front of him.  He did the right thing by stopping at the crosswalk          even though he could have … Continue reading

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