Bishop Vasa: Individual Bishops Trump Conference Every Time

Bishop Vasa: Individual Bishops Trump Conference Every Time by LifeSiteNews.com By Patrick B. Craine September 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The authority of the Catholic bishop within his own diocese trumps the national bishops’ conference and “no bishop has an obligation” to adopt the conference’s documents, asserted Bishop Robert Vasa of Baker, Oregon in a landmark talk last week. “Such documents do not become normative for a particular diocese unless the bishop, either explicitly or implicitly, recommends them,” he told the 2010 InsideCatholic Partnership Award Dinner last Thursday. Catholic bishops who boldly promote life and family in their diocese have often […]
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PRIEST SAVED CELINE DION FROM BEING ABORTED

PRIEST SAVED CELINE DION FROM BEING ABORTED by LifeSiteNews.com MONTREAL, Jan 9, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Famous Canadian pop star Celine Dion, the fourteenth child in her family, admitted that her mother was convinced not to abort her by a priest. Catholic World News reports today that Dion said her mother asked the parish priest if she could have an abortion. “He told her that she had no right to go against nature,” said Dion. “So I have to admit that in a way, I owe my life to that priest.”
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No-Fault Divorce a Greater threat to Marriage than Gay ‘Marriage’: Expert

No-Fault Divorce a Greater threat to Marriage than Gay ‘Marriage’: Expert by LifeSiteNews.com By James Tillman September 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – According to Dr. Stephen Baskerville, professor of political science at Patrick Henry College and author of “Taken Into Custody: The War Against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family,” the government “is engaged in a direct assault on the family” that is causing family breakdown – which in turn allows government to reach into yet more areas of civil society under the pretext of solving the problems that the breakdown of the family creates. “I would go so far as to […]
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