Tag Archive: obedience

Nov 03

Right Punishment, Wrong Lesson

Sometimes public humiliation is an appropriate punishment. To wit: Women who stole from girl, 9, hold public signs of shame “A woman and her daughter are outside the Bedford County Courthouse holding signs saying they stole a gift card from a 9-year-old girl on her birthday…which the girl set on a shelf while a Wal-Mart […]

Jul 26

Being Open to Life: An Uphill Battle

Today is the 37th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. This encyclical reinforced the Church's constant teaching that it is always intrinsically wrong to use contraception to prevent the transmission of human life. Additionally, it continued the Church's constant teaching against abortion and sterilization. "Therefore We base Our words on the first principles …

Continue reading »

Nov 12

Delayed Reaction

This morning someone commented on an entry I posted July 31. “Dude, you were raised lutheran, you were an agnostic and now you think you’re like, what, the pope’s right hand man? Take it from this cradle catholic and quit judging people. Don’t think you can just crash the party and start playing the records …

Continue reading »

Oct 30

Civic Duty

[In response to Bishop Wuerl's weak stance against pro-choice "Catholic" politicians, Shaun Pierce wrote the following letter. He has yet to receive a reply. – Funky]

Continue reading »

May 25

United We Stand

Divided we fall. John Paul has pointed out something that I should keep in mind when I'm trying to protect the Church from heterodoxy. Pope wants bishops to heal divisions in Church "Pope John Paul II has told a number of bishops of the US that one of the most important tasks of a bishop …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

Get Adobe Flash player