Is the Catholic Church in Germany Still Catholic?

Shutterstock.com Matthew Cullinan HoffmanFollow Matthew Mon Nov 6, 2017 – 1:12 pm EST German Catholic archdiocese promotes fornication, abortion, to 15-year-old girls November 6, 2017, (LifeSiteNews.com) – German Catholics are protesting a program endorsed personally by the archbishop of Berlin that gives “practical tips” to Catholic sex educators on how to teach children about their “sexual rights,” advising them that adult sex with a minor is permitted, as long as it’s “consensual,” and outlining the Continue Reading →

RORATE CÆLI: Fr. Rutler: In this presidential election, we cannot be indifferent – one side is flawed, but the other is EVIL

  October 30, 2016 by Fr. George W. Rutler On the Election Exactly eight years ago I wrote a column titled “The One We Were Waiting For” in which I referred to a book by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson, The Lord of the World. That dystopian novel has been cited by Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis said he has read it several times. The protagonist, if one can apply that term to an Anti-Christ, Continue Reading →

Hillary Clinton Gets Daily Bible Verses From This “Faith Whisperer,” But Still Supports Abortion | LifeNews.com

  MICAIAH BILGER   AUG 26, 2016   |   3:34PM    WASHINGTON, DC Hillary Clinton Gets Daily Bible Verses From This “Faith Whisperer,” But Still Supports Abortion  NATIONAL   MICAIAH BILGER   AUG 26, 2016   |   3:34PM    WASHINGTON, DC  Every day, Burns Strider sends Hillary Clinton a Bible verse or an inspiring quote to help her through the day. A Southern Baptist from Mississippi, Strider told The Brody File that he and Clinton have exchanged Continue Reading →

Articles – Truth and Charity Forum

Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians: The Modern Heresy By Joe Kral Dr. Peter Kreeft once quipped in his book Jesus Shock, “Abortion is the Antichrist’s demonic parody of the Eucharist. That is why it uses the same holy words, ‘This is my body,’ with the blasphemously opposite meaning.” He is right in his analysis. For years, practicing Catholics have had to deal with “Catholic” politicians who have made the claim that they are personally opposed to abortion but still Continue Reading →

The Inconsistency of “Personally Opposed but Still Pro-Choice” | Catholic Answers

By Trent Horn July 25, 2016 Hillary Clinton’s selection of Virginia governor Tim Kaine as her running mate has reignited the debate about whether Catholic politicians can support pro-choice policies but remain “personally opposed” to abortion. In June, Kaine explained his position on Meet the Press: I’m a traditional Catholic. I’m personally opposed to abortion and personally opposed to the death penalty. . . . I deeply believe, and not just as a matter of Continue Reading →

Can We Stop Kidding Ourselves About “I’m Personally Opposed, But”? |Blogs | NCRegister.com

BY CARRIE GRESS 07/24/2016  Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/1498–1543), “Sir Thomas More” In 1984, after much interior laboring over the thorny issue of abortion, Catholic Governor Mario Cuomo delivered the speech that would free Catholics from being swaddled in Church teaching while liberating them to cuddle up to pro-abortion policy. The New York Governor conceived the hair-splitting notion that amounted to – “I’m personally opposed to abortion, but politically pro-choice.” Born of a desire to appear to Continue Reading →

Where in the Bible does it say that abortion is wrong?

Q: My friend contends that the Bible can’t be used to argue against abortion because nowhere in the Bible does it state that abortion is wrong and that life begins at conception. How do I respond? Answered by: Peggy Frye A: Though we don’t find the word abortion mentioned in any biblical text, we can deduce from Scripture, not to mention natural law, reason, Church teaching, and patristic witness that abortion is intrinsically evil. On abortion, Continue Reading →

New Texas Rules Would Provide Funerals for Aborted Babies Instead of Selling Their Parts | LifeNews.com

MICAIAH BILGER   JUL 7, 2016   |   9:52PM    AUSTIN, TX Texas is proposing new rules that would require abortion clinics and hospitals to treat aborted babies’ bodies with dignity by cremating or burying them. The Dallas News reports the newly proposed rules were published Friday by the state Health and Human Services Commission. The commission’s current rules allow aborted babies’ bodies to be incinerated or ground and then disposed along with other Continue Reading →

US bishops call for legal protection of doctors who won’t perform abortions :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

Washington D.C., Jul 11, 2016 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Archbishop William Lori are once again calling on the House of Representatives to enact the Conscience Protection Act to defend the rights of health care workers. Back in March, the chairmen the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities and the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty sent a letter to the House asking for their support. According to the letter, the Continue Reading →

Their ‘business practices’ stir emotions everywhere – by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki – Catholic Times

by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki Officials of Planned Parenthood complained bitterly about the use of what they called “deceptive” undercover tactics when a sting operation revealed last year that they were involved in the sale of body parts of aborted babies. The undercover videos showed senior Planned Parenthood staff members haggling over the prices they would accept in exchange for aborted baby body parts. In one video, one Planned Parenthood executive said she needed a good Continue Reading →

Profits over people? Former abortion worker warns of continuing clinic abuses :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 7, 2016 / 06:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are ignoring health standards and continuing to put women at risk. “It just shows that, over and over again, the abortion industry is more concerned about putting profit ahead of the safety of women,” said Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood employee and Continue Reading →

Tens of thousands pledge support for Hobby Lobby :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

Washington D.C., Jan 5, 2013 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- More than 64,000 people throughout the U.S. have signed up to support Hobby Lobby on Jan. 5 for risking millions of dollars in profit to follow its Christian principles. A Facebook page dedicated to supporting the arts and crafts retailer called on “all Americans who value freedom of religion and oppose the HHS Mandate’s unfair impositions” to support the company on Jan. 5 by shopping at Continue Reading →