web analytics

Happy Feast of St. Paul of the Cross!

Today is the Feast Day of St. Paul of the Cross, Founder of the Passionists. If you are faced with any kind of suffering in life (and this would include everyone at some point or other), you should get to know St. Paul of the Cross whose life’s mission included love of the Cross wherein […]

How the ‘gay lobby’ lost at the Synod; Cardinal Napier speaks about attempted manipulation

If you want a true and balanced insider’s view about what happened at the Synod in regard to attempted manipulation by pro-homosexuality apologists (the “gay lobby”), apparently in spite of Pope Francis and a majority of Synod Fathers, I recommend Cardinal Napier’s interview with Vatican Radio. Cardinal Napier says that “Unlike past synods, this one […]

Idaho officials threaten to punish ordained pastors if they decline to officiate same-sex ceremonies

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order Friday to stop officials in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, from forcing two ordained Christian ministers to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples. City officials told Donald Knapp that he and his wife Evelyn, both ordained ministers […]

Synod Fathers approve of document that apologists can defend but that dissenters can easily misinterpret

For the record, I have not read any articles written about the document approved of and released today by the Synod Fathers. The first thing I did when I logged on this morning was look at Archbishop Kurtz’s twitter feed. Here is his tweet of the document. Here is the Synod Message to the world […]

La Civiltà Cattolica uses protestant interpretation of ‘porneia’ as excuse for divorce

There have been many facepalm moments throughout the Synod. This is just the latest one. Catholic Culture reports that an article in La Civiltà Cattolica is misinterpreting the word ‘porneia’ as an excuse for divorce. For well over twenty years, I have personally heard and responded to this claim about the word ‘porneia’ from evangelical […]