Are Dolce and Gabbana truly Catholic?

Mar 20, 2015 by

By The Revd Dwight Longnecker, Crux: […]  The fact of the matter is, the entire human race is reeling from the most revolutionary inventions history has ever seen. Through modern reproductive technology, we have learned how to flip the switch on the baby machine. With artificial contraception, sterilization, and abortion we turn babies off. With in vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, and surrogacy we turn the baby machine on. Never before have we had the technology to control...

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Cardinal: Church’s ‘severe’ stance towards gay or divorced Catholics left people ‘branded’

Mar 9, 2015 by

By John Bingham, Telegraph: The “harsh” and “severe” stance adopted by the Catholic clerics towards gay people, divorcees and single mothers has done lasting harm, one of the most prominent members of the Church’s new generation of Cardinals has acknowledged. Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila in the Philippines, said the Church had to learn lessons from changing social attitudes and a greater understanding of psychology and recognise the “wounds” its judgmental approach had...

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RC Synod’s chief organizer seized books by top cardinals defending Church’s marriage teachings

Feb 27, 2015 by

By Hilary White, LifeSite: Allegations have surfaced this week that the lead organizer of the Vatican’s controversial Synod on the Family in October personally intervened to block the distribution of a book distributed by high-ranking cardinals, including Cardinal Raymond Burke, that defended the Church’s teachings on marriage. Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, general secretary for the Synod of Bishops, who became the focus of much criticism from bishops at the Synod for allegedly...

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RC Bishops urge 4million followers to vote for political candidates who back marriage

Feb 24, 2015 by

By Steve Doughty, Mailonline: Roman Catholic bishops will today urge 4million worshippers to vote for political candidates who promote marriage. Cardinal Vincent Nichols will say that stable families and help for the frail and elderly are key planks in advice about the general election for the church’s five million British followers. The Right Reverend Mark Davies, Bishop of Shrewsbury, said yesterday: ‘No-one expects bishops to offer a political programme at election time but to highlight the...

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Self-concept and how it influences the same-sex ‘marriage’ debate

Jan 28, 2015 by

By John Henry Westen, LifeSite: It is no secret that the Catholic Church is under severe social pressure to promote homosexuality and to depart from the idea that holy marriage between opposite-sex couples should be the only form of marriage promoted. As well, the new “Celibacy Movement” for “Gay Catholics” is being pushed into the limelight, despite its misguided approach to growing in holiness. LifeSiteNews is proud to present a novel perspective on the debate around same-sex ‘marriage’...

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Scotland’s First Minister Donald Dewar consulted Queen over Catholic monarchy ban

Jan 1, 2015 by

By Simon Johnson, Telegraph: Newly-declassified documents showed Scotland’s first First Minister approached Buckingham Palace and the UK Government about the Act of Settlement, which barred Roman Catholics from ascending to the throne and marrying into the Royal Family. Donald Dewar consulted the Queen and the UK Government over his rejection of SNP calls for an end to the ban on Roman Catholics ascending to the throne, according to newly-declassified documents. Scotland’s first First...

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