My one issue with way the Synod on the Family is going down is transparencyWhatever happened to this idea?I’m all for the theological experimentation and I recognize that a Synod is a good time to look at controversial issues, be open to the Spirit, et…
“We do not want, as the newspapers say, a church that will move with the world. We want a church that will move the world.” -G.K. Chesterton
There is a GIGANTIC difference between saying
“I struggle with the Church’s teaching on ____________”
“I’ve DECIDED the Church IS WRONG on ____________”
And before you say “the Church changed on usury or slavery” please look those issues up yourself and do some studying first.
No, I wasn’t able to go see Pope Francis live. But, last week was a special one anyway, due to Pope Francis’ visit to our country. He spoke directly to our leaders, both political and religious. He spoke to families, the poor, religious and priests, and even victims of abuse. He spoke to you and […]
Herod said, “John I beheaded. Who then is this about whom I hear such things?” And he kept trying to see him.
|John: “Your sin will land you in Hell. Repent!”
Herod: “Boo Hoo, we were friends, but my loins need freedom. Off with your head!”
Pope Francis coming to the USA is going to be a spark. Some will try to use it to light a fire of the Holy Spirit. Others will try to use it to burn up what Pope Francis is saying. Why? Well, it seems our new Holy Father, Pope Francis, rubs a number of Catholics the […]
Homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B
Peter Is Coming To America – 5 Things To Keep In Mind About Pope Francis Visit To The USA When Pope Francis comes to visit the USA on Sept 22-27, he will only be the 4th Pope to visit the United States! So far, there have been a total of 9 trips by 3 Popes in the last […]
Let us be clear, the narrative about the Catholic Church from the mainstream media is rarely accurate or trustworthy. So, when you see headlines which are like these below, it is natural to doubt them: Pope Francis Takes Leap on Abortion. Pope Francis Gives Lighter Penance To Women Who Have Abortions. So, what is going on? […]
Pope Francis on Family Life and Work Pope Francis continues his catechesis on Family Life by reflecting on work, which is a part of God’s creative design. Through work, the family is cared for and children are provided with a dignified life. So too the common good is served, as witnessed by the example of […]
By Catholic News Service
WASHINGTON (CNS) — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Feb. 5 that Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress Sept. 24.
The pontiff’s “historic visit” would make him the “first leader of the Holy See to address a joint meeting of …