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Taliban Catholic – Michael Voris, RealCatholicTV.com
Some heterodox priests and unfaithful Catholics are using name calling and deception to undermine faithful Catholics, here is one such example.

Australian paper sees ‘discrimination’ in Vatican search for orthodox bishops – Catholic Culture
An Australian newspaper has advanced the preposterous theory that the Vatican might be violated anti-discrimination laws with a survey seeking information about possible candidates for episcopal ordination.

Pope Benedict: Immigration must “take into account the principles of law, cultural, and religious tradition” of welcoming nation – Rorate Caeli

Jesuit Mag reverses itself on Obamacare By Cindy Wooden – Catholic News Service
Civilta Cattolica says universal health care must also protect unborn

Fr. Hesburgh, infamous Land O’Lakes proponent, Awarded Catholic Charities USA Centennial Medal – PR Newswire
CCUSA the 100-year-old social services organization working to reduce poverty in America, presented its specially-commissioned Centennial Medal to University of Notre Dame President Emeritus, Fr. Theodore Hesburgh.

Is Gonzaga still a Jesuit, Catholic university? by Dr. Eric Cunningham
I can’t help but think that the secular administrator and the Catholic administrator would both find it prudent to avoid any mention of “souls” and “salvation” in their mission statements. Phrases like “excellence,” “global citizenship,” “civic responsibility,” and “social justice,” work much better, being lofty enough to inspire, yet vague enough not to ruffle the feathers of potential customers who may not care one way or another if salvation is included in the costs of tuition.

The whole justice “thing” often strikes me as an elaborate rhetorical strategy calculated to make sure the “good and smart” people who favor “justice” and “diversity” can win every argument against the bad and stupid people who just want to oppress, discriminate, and stifle free speech—without ever having to prove a point. It’s a strategy that does much to suppress dialogue because anyone who takes issue with the “socially just” position is assumed to be morally or mentally deficient.

Geraldine Ferraro may be denied a Catholic funeral? – Examiner
Some people are questioning whether she should be given a Catholic funeral because of her stance on abortion.  Due to her public support of abortion, many blogs are stating that she broke canon law and therefore cannot canonically be accepted by the Catholic church.

Army: court-martial Chaplains for “religious, conscience” objection to homosexuality – Catholic Citizens
The U.S. Army has officially threatened military chaplains they must either embrace the new openly homosexual military, resign from service, or face court-martial for their “religious, conscience” objections. The Pray In Jesus Name Project has obtained leaked copies (unintended for media disclosure) of a private briefing given to chaplains, threatening them with court-martial unless they compromise their Christian message. Christian Chaplains who speak out against homosexual sin can be accused of “harassment” by homosexuals and face disciplinary action simply for voicing their religious views outside the “context” of their religious ministry.

Catholic views on gay marriage by Bill Donohue – Catholic League
Catholic League president comments on a new survey of Catholics by the Public Religion Research Institute

LGBT-funded poll falsely claims most Catholics support same-sex marriage
by Thomas Peters
PRRI provides polling to help gay-rights groups figure out how to better push their agenda among various faith communities. The first important thing to realize about the results is that the less Catholics care about their faith, the more likely they are to support same-sex marriage. Who is driving the numbers behind the headline: “Catholic support same-sex marriage”? Catholics who are almost never in the pews. The next thing to realize is that the majority of Catholics don’t actually support same-sex marriage. What a majority of Catholics may support is civil unions for gays and lesbians. 26% of Mass-attending Catholics supporting same-sex marriage is too high.

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