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Why Priests are Happy and Sometimes Not – Rev. Fr. John Trigili
…bishops do not need ‘yes’ men, they need honest, courageous, and un-ambitious advisors to give them reliable and responsible counsel. Sometimes, you wonder if the old Soviet Union did not reincarnate or morph itself into a diocesan bureaucracy. When their bishops do not treat them as sons of the church but as lower level managers whose task is to be a company man at all times, then you get some unhappy priests on your hands.

Most American Catholics support abortion rights – Time magazine

Catholic ministry under fire over Girl Scouts’ pro-abortion ties – CNA
Behind the badges, slogans, and cookies is a deadly reality: the Girl Scouts’ ongoing partnerships with U.S. and international advocates, like Planned Parenthood and affiliated organizations, which sell a distinctly un-holy vision of sexual empowerment secured by contraception and abortion.

Homosexuality divides the German Church – Vatican Insider
According to the Bishop of Munich, homosexuals “are part of the church community and are welcome to work in the parish”.

Rise of the Evangelical Catholic Bishops – George Weigel, National Review
Evangelical Catholicism that is slowly but steadily replacing Counter-Reformation Catholicism in the United States. Archbishop Chaput, Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, and other rising leaders of the Catholic Church in the United States are operating out of a very different paradigm

Weigel suggests massive pruning of Irish hierarchy – Catholic Culture
Regarding Ireland, Weigel joins the ranks of those calling for “a wholesale replacement of the Irish hierarchy.” The idea has merit. But wouldn’t the same logic apply to the American hierarchy

Dublin Archbishop tells lapsed Catholics to leave the Catholic Church – Irish Central

Newman Society Reveals Catholic Universities Deceived Bishops Over Dissenting Conference Presentations – CatholicVote.org
In a special investigative report released today, The Cardinal Newman Society(CNS) provides evidence of “a well-orchestrated attempt to undermine the Church’s doctrine and its stand against homosexual ‘marriage’” at a series of conferences co-sponsored by two Jesuit universities and funded by a radical foundation.

America’s conservative Catholics are on the warpath. Republicans should be courting them – Telegraph

The Issue of Equity and Inclusivity Policy and Catholic Education in Ontario -Catholic Insight
Watching school trustees and administrators succumb to Liberal Premier McGuinty’s attempt to seduce youngsters into accepting the homosexual lifestyle under the guise of opposing bullying, is sad.

Cardinal Zen: the absurdity of an atheist government that wants to lead the Catholic Church – Asia News

Kmiec cites ‘religious liberty’ in defense of Obama Administration policies

Cardinal Marc Ouellet – Every bishop must defend the faith

Nancy Pelosi, Devout Catholic by Matthew Hennessey – First Things

C.ensu and Maria Tabone – 70 years married today – President of Malta

Catholic Church is THE most charitable organization in the world, bar none – Creative Minority Report
Yet still, the Church is viewed as the enemy of leftists in many cases and therefore must be wiped out.

Now That’s a Catholic College! – Creative Minority Report
The President of Belmont Abbey College President said he would close the college before submitting to the HHS mandate that would require them to provide coverage for contraceptives and sterilization procedures

Why Do Catholics Keep Funding the Radical Left? By Kathryn Scharplaz

Cardinal O’Malley, Resisting Gay Pressure, Stands by His Editor By Dr. Jeff Mirus
Although he did not get things quite right, Avila was really making a needed effort to refute the common claim that same-sex attraction is given to some by God and so God must intend that they act upon it.

Bishop Braxton: time for U.S. Church leaders to reassess dependence on government funds – National Catholic Register

New Vatican commission cracks down on church architecture – Vatican Insider
A team has been set up, to put a stop to garage style churches, boldly shaped structures that risk denaturing modern places for Catholic worship.

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