Will You Be Forced to Pay for Abortion? 1

The slippery slope from the “religious exemption clause” the president promised in his Notre Dame speech has reached a new low. We are now being told that Americans will be required to cover surgical abortions. As Life Site News Reports:

“Several pro-life legal organizations filed legal briefs with the Supreme Court today telling the nation’s highest court in advance of its consideration of the lawsuit challenging Obamacare that the controversial health care law compels Americans to fund abortions.” More…

“The Immorality of Birth Control Is No Longer a Teaching of the Catholic Church?” Reply

Notre Dame Philosophy Professor Gary Gutting stated in a New York Times op ed that “The immorality of birth control is no longer a teaching of the Catholic Church.”

“It may be objected,” Gutting wrote, “that, regardless of what individual Catholics think, the bishops in fact exercise effective control over the church.  This is true in many respects, but only to the extent that members of the church accept their authority.  Stalin’s alleged query about papal authority More…

Statements U.S. Bishops Have Posted on the Unjust HHS Contraception/Sterilization Mandate and Its Infringement of Conscience Rights & Religious Liberty Reply

Originally promulgated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

The following U.S. bishops and apostolic administrators have posted statements on the unjust HHS Contraception/Sterilization Mandate and its infringement of conscience rights & religious liberty. More…

Is the Abortion Media Blind? (Are You Kidding?) 2

I was stunned, when I read Ross Douthat’s op-ed, “The Abortion Media’s Blinders,” in The New Times’ Sunday Review, to find the most insightful, not to mention fair and balanced article yet written on the Planned Parenthood vs. Komen fiasco, which dominated the media’s attention at the end of last week. He hit the nail on the head when he More…

“Signs of the Times…” A Timely Warning from Our Pope 1

“When a culture attempts to suppress the dimension of ultimate mystery, and to close the doors to transcendent truth, it inevitably becomes impoverished and falls prey, as the late John Paul II so clearly saw, to reductionist and totalitarian readings of the human person and the nature of society.” – Pope Benedict XVI

In his recent address to the bishops of the United States of America on their “Ad Limina” visit, His Holiness, Benedict XIV observed that: More…

Biltrix Alert: New HHS Mandate Is a Direct Attack on You, Our Church, and the Religious Liberty of All Americans Reply

I believe it’s a matter of grave concern for all of us:

[From CatholicVote.org]

Dear CV Friend,

Get ready to pay.

This morning [01/20/2012] President Obama called New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan to break the news.

Secretary of Health and Human Services and pro-abortion More…

Look Mom, They’re Naked! 4

When Chicago’s Francis Cardinal George came under fire earlier this week for comparing the LGBT movement to the Ku Klux Klan, I immediately thought of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. I’m sure you are familiar with the story, so this video featuring the Cardinal’s interview on Fox News and some shots from the Chicago Gay Pride Parade might give you some idea about what I mean.

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Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62 Reply

Christopher Hitchens will be remembered for his staunch atheism and pungent attacks on religion.

Here are Christopher’s reflections on Paschal’s Wager. This is a testament of his beliefs, just a year before he would finally succumb to esophagus cancer.

Please, remember him in your prayers, and may he rest in peace. More…