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  • Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson: 'We're Not Going to Be Bullied’

    07/17/2014 8:29:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/16/2014 | Michael W. Chapman
    Duck Dynasty’s Missy Robertson said there “definitely” is spiritual warfare at play in some of the criticism and attacks made against the popular, pro-family program and its Bible-Christian patriarch Phil Robertson, remarking that “a lot of people want to keep us quiet” but “we’re not going to be quiet” and “we’re not going to be bullied.”
  • Easter or Earth Day?

    04/19/2014 5:32:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    worldnetdaily.com ^ | 4/19/2014 | Patrice Lewis
    As we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord this weekend, I thought I’d pause for a moment and examine how we give honor (ahem) to Mother Earth. After all, in the eyes of some people, Earth Day (April 22) supersedes Easter (April 20) in importance, significance and even worship. I mean no disrespect, of course. But many readers are already familiar with our Christian faith. What they may be less familiar is how we (cough) honor Gaia. You see, green living has come to be associated with Gaia worship. To the annoyance of the enviro-nuts, my family lives a remarkably...
  • On Being Faithful in a few things before being ruler over many things

    09/22/2013 2:36:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | September 21, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Lord Jesus gives a penetrating analysis of the state of the sinner and some very sobering advice to we would-be saints in today’s Gospel. Let’s look at the Gospel in two stages: The Analysis of the Sinner and the Advice to the Saints.I. ANALYSIS OF THE SINNER - The Lord Jesus describes a sinful steward in the opening lines of this gospel. Let’s look at the description:A. DELUSION (of the sinner)- Jesus said to his disciples, “A rich man had a steward – Notice he is called a steward not an owner. God is the owner of everything, we...
  • The Worcester Diocese should have held onto this faithful priest

    07/01/2012 12:02:48 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 1 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | July 1, 2012 | Paul Melanson
    Some years ago, a faithful and dedicated priest decided to leave the Diocese of Worcester and become a Chaplain for the United States Army. During a conversation back in 2000, this priest-friend told me that he had had enough of the nonsense within the diocese. This was after he presided over a graveside service for my father. This same faithful priest has a letter in this week's "Catholic" [when they feel like it] Free Press. As usual, it is an excellent letter. But then, this priest reads the life of Jesus Christ. The letter is entitled "Choose life and love,...
  • Rick Perry Will Not Depart From His Conservative Record or Path

    01/06/2012 11:47:17 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 167 replies
    January 6, 2011 | Vanity - anonymous
    "Rick Perry Will Not Depart From His Conservative Record or Path" - The Real Record, The Real Man Musings of a Rick Perry supporter... I don’t think the American people know Gov. Rick Perry. He burst onto the national stage and seemed like a Texan, okay, a politician with some nerve, some courage, some outspokenness, who was taking on the sacred cows and telling it like it is. But the debates reversed that image...the early ones. Then there are the lies...oh so many, many MANY lies about him. Because of them, people might be forgiven for their confusion, for not...
  • Perry Could Rise in Iowa, Polling Data Shows

    12/07/2011 8:57:05 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 105 replies
    News Max ^ | December 6, 2011 | David A. Patten
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, whom some pundits had written off as the GOP's nominee, may find a second coming in Iowa, if new poll data holds up. As Mitt Romney's campaign has suffered a startling decline in recent weeks, only to see Newt Gingrich eclipse the former Massachusetts governor's front-runner status, the battle for the Iowa caucuses set for Jan. 3 has become a wide-open race. New survey data prepared for the Perry campaign and shared by a source close within the campaign shows that the Texas governor may be poised to do much better in next month’s Iowa caucuses...
  • Anita Perry, Rick's wife, now also organizing an Iowa Strike Force for him

    11/21/2011 10:17:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 122 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Anita Perry, the 59-year-old wife of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, has been very actively campaigning for him on her own all fall. Now, she's taken on a new assignment. Mrs. Perry has launched an online drive to recruit hundreds of volunteers for what she calls the Perry Strike Force. This would consist of Perry fans who would travel to Iowa and work across the state Jan. 2-4, getting out Perry caucus-goers to the hundreds of meeting sites on the evening of Jan. 3. (Don't worry, the BCS Championship Game is not until Jan. 9 this time.) "With over 1,700...
  • ASIA/INDIA - Protestant pastor killed in Orissa “because he was a man of reconciliation”

    01/19/2011 5:48:48 AM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Fides ^ | 1/17/11
    Bhubaneswar (Agenzia Fides) – “This was murder. My brother had blood oozing out of his mouth, hands and legs tied in an unnatural way and his clothes were torn,” Fides was told by Dushashan Pradhan, brother to Pentecostal Christian Pastor Saul Pradhan, 45 years old, found dead on 11 January in the village of Pakala, in Kandhamal district, Orissa, theatre for the anti-Christian massacres of 2008. The Pastor was found dead in circumstances which still need to be ascertained, but the police called to investigate the case said that it would be “an accidental death due to freezing.” The official...
  • Pray For The Fransican Sisters Of The Eucharistic Heart of Jesus. (Prayer)

    From the Charism page at the Sisters' website. Our Charism The foundress of our Community one day heard in her heart the words of Our Lord, “My people do not know Me. Those who were to give witness to Me no longer do so.” With these words she also felt the deep sadness in the heart of Our Lord Who has been left alone and abandoned by so many of His specially chosen ones. From that time on she felt called to give explicit witness to the reality of the living God and to do all that she could to...
  • SEX CASE COPS GRILL AL GORE!

    07/24/2010 10:20:45 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies · 5+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | July 23, 2010
    In a bombshell new development in the AL GORE SEX SCANDAL, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the former vice president has finally been interviewed by police in the Molly Hagerty case. Sources close to the investigation reveal that detectives from the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau traveled quietly to San Francisco on Thursday for the secret meeting with the 62-year-old Nobel Prize winner. "Al Gore has finally been interviewed face to face by detectives in the Molly Hagerty case," a close source told The ENQUIRER. "Details of what was disclosed in the police interview by Gore --and exactly how long...
  • Edward Kennedy Funeral Mass - Prayers Of The Faithful-Catholic Caucus

    08/29/2009 1:05:45 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 15 replies · 1,090+ views
    YouTube ^ | 8/29/2009 | YouTube
    Edward Kennedy Funeral Mass - Prayers Of The Faithful (YouTube)
  • Opportunities [devotional]

    04/12/2009 9:50:59 PM PDT · by tenger · 2 replies · 229+ views
    Devotions ChopChop ^ | April 13, 2009 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." Matthew 28:16-20 Immediately before Jesus...
  • Seven Years To The Day - Part 3

    01/26/2009 4:21:09 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 182 replies · 1,467+ views
    The Ignorant Fishermen Blog ^ | 10/6/08 | DJP I.F.
    As we read in Seven Years to the Day (Part 2), Almighty God has determined 70 Weeks or 490 years for the nation of Israel: 1) To finish the transgression; 2) To make an end of sins; 3) To make reconciliation (atonement) for iniquity. These events have been fulfilled. The remaining events which will be fulfilled in the the last week of the 70 will be; 4) To bring in everlasting righteousness; 5) To seal up the vision and prophecy; and 6) To anoint the most holy place (Daniel 9:24). This last week of 7 years (the 70th Week of...
  • Why social conservatives should support Mitt Romney for president.

    02/24/2007 8:54:37 AM PST · by sevenbak · 81 replies · 823+ views
    James Bopp Jr. on Mitt Romney ^ | 2/24/07 | Sevenbak
    The Best Choice Is Also a Good Choice Why social conservatives should support Mitt Romney for president. By James Bopp Jr. It would be foolish to imagine that social conservatism can achieve any significant success without a president who strongly supports social conservative positions. The reason for this lies primarily in the president’s power to appoint judges. Social policy in America has been largely shaped by the federal judiciary, which has imposed an unrelenting liberal agenda on a reluctant people. The law, as it concerns the issues of abortion, religious freedom, pornography, gay rights, sexual license, family, and marriage, has...
  • CA: Angry GOP faithful opt for more partisan leadership

    11/27/2006 9:37:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 511+ views
    San Bernardino Sun ^ | 11/27/06 | Steven Harmon and Gary Scott
    The bipartisan glow that swathed the state Capitol this year may give way to partisan rancor, as combative conservative Michael Villines prepares to lead Assembly Republicans in the next legislative session, political observers say. Villines, a Clovis Republican who was raised in San Jose, seized power by riding the support of conservative lawmakers, who rejected the more accommodating leadership of former minority leader, San Diego Assemblyman George Plescia. But the move may end up marginalizing the Republican caucus. "They've gone for a guy who was in (Gov. Arnold) Schwarzenegger's face in opposing the bond measures, and rendered themselves a little...
  • CA: Call to the GOP faithful

    08/20/2006 6:25:10 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 23 replies · 280+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 20, 2006 | Kevin Yamamura and Laura Mecoy
    LOS ANGELES -- Reminding his wide-ranging Republican base of the alternative this election year, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger used his state GOP convention speech Saturday to attack Democratic challenger Phil Angelides for proposing tax increases and opposing the state's use of National Guard troops along the U.S.-Mexico border. In his 19-minute speech at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, the governor called for charter schools and English-language instruction for immigrants while engaging the luncheon crowd in a chorus of "noes" in opposition to big government. Schwarzenegger took credit for reducing the state's budget deficit and creating new jobs since becoming governor in...
  • Temple Mount Faithful Hold Cornerstone Ceremony

    08/04/2006 1:31:00 PM PDT · by markedmannerf · 7 replies · 435+ views
    (IsraelNN.com) Temple Mount Faithful organization activists on Thursday morning held their annual Tisha B’Av cornerstone ceremony near the Mugrabi Gate after police ruled they are banned from the Mount. The participants wished to lay a cornerstone for the Third Temple on the Mount, today, Tisha B’Av, the day marking the destruction of the First and Second Temples, but non-Muslim worshipers are prohibited from entering the Mount today by police.
  • Introducing Jim Murfin for 13th District Judge. KS 13th District (Butler,Elk and Greenwood)

    07/22/2006 4:48:04 PM PDT · by KansasConservative1 · 2 replies · 425+ views
    Self | 07/22/06 | Self
    I have been a Freerepublic member for many years (go ahead and look it up ;-)! As a long-timer, please allow me to take a quick moment to introduce a candidate for District Court Judge for the Kansas 13th Judicial District (Butler, Elk, Greenwood Counties). Jim Murfin is an experienced lawyer with many years spent in both the role of council and of judge. That aside, I know of Jim and his family from the perspective of a long-time friend. Jim posses a strong love of God and family, and is proud to have earned the Kansans for Life endorsement....
  • CA: Governor enchants faithful

    02/25/2006 8:39:27 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 218+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 2/25/06 | Jim Miller
    SAN JOSE - Gov. Schwarzenegger, heading into a tough re-election campaign, turned on the charm Friday to rally party activists upset in recent months by his administration's perceived tilting to the left. In a dinner speech kicking off the state GOP's San Jose convention, Schwarzenegger did not mention his appointment of longtime Democratic operative Susan Kennedy as his chief of staff, nor other actions that have irritated the party faithful, such as his call to raise the minimum wage. Instead, the governor touted past accomplishments, lavished praise on Republican idols such as Ronald Reagan and laid out his vision for...
  • Nevada candidates curry favor with Democratic Party faithful

    02/11/2006 7:52:13 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 228+ views
    ap on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/11/06 | Kathleen Hennessey - ap
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Democratic candidates - including the two vying for the nomination in the governor's race - made their pitch to the party faithful Saturday, trying to set a fiery tone for a campaign season where six state offices are up for grabs. The two gubernatorial candidates - state Senate Minority Leader Dina Titus and Henderson Mayor Jim Gibson - aimed most of their direct attacks at the Republican front-runner in the race, U.S. Rep. Jim Gibbons. Titus, a state senator since 1989 who has questioned Gibson's Democratic credentials, basked in a standing ovation at the University of...
  • CA: State GOP faithful dismiss rift(Gub can expect party's full support, despite in-house criticism)

    01/29/2006 10:28:54 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 74 replies · 587+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 1/29/06 | David Olson
    Republican activists and elected officials downplayed divisions over Gov. Schwarzenegger at a meeting in Riverside Saturday and predicted that the party would eventually unite behind him. Some conservatives are urging the state GOP to withdraw its endorsement of Schwarzenegger at next month's state party convention in San Jose. Among other things, they are upset with Schwarzenegger's appointment of longtime Democratic activist Susan Kennedy as chief of staff and his proposal for $222 billion in bonds to pay for highways, schools and waterworks. But during a speech to the California Congress of Republicans at the Mission Inn, former U.S. Treasurer Rosario...
  • Standing by the Cross in Nebraska

    12/09/2005 9:25:01 AM PST · by concernedAmerican1 · 5 replies · 624+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 12-09-05 | Cesar Franco
    When the University of Nebraska’s Studio Theatre advertised its plans to stage the blasphemous anti-Catholic play "Corpus Christi," the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property (TFP) and its TFP Student Action and America Need Fatima campaign immediately launched a prayerful protest. "Corpus Christi" portrays Our Lord and His twelve Apostles as homosexuals. Just as Our Divine Savior was abandoned, insulted and mocked during His Passion, so is He offended by the sins of men today. Yet as we recall the tragic abandonment of Our Lord, we also behold the heroic example of Our Lady at the...
  • Democrats "Dig Dean" - (party ops should dig him a 6 ft. hole, but are chasing their tails!)

    07/01/2005 9:19:44 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 11 replies · 383+ views
    FOX NEWS.COM ^ | JULY 1, 2005 | Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    Capitol Hill Democrats may be saying that the chairman of the Democratic National Committee doesn't speak for them, but Democratic activists and rank-and-file members outside the Beltway say they are happy with Dean's no-nonsense approach. "People outside Washington, D.C., love Howard Dean. He raises money for state parties, he sends money to state parties and he's attacking Republicans. That's what the chair of the party is," said Bob Mulholland (search), a campaign adviser to the California Democratic Party and one of the DNC members who in February voted for the former Vermont governor and 2004 presidential hopeful to become chairman....
  • In Defense of Howard Dean - "With the Democrats, idiocy is never in short supply!"

    06/18/2005 4:42:57 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 6 replies · 479+ views
    MENS NEWS DAILY.COM ^ | JUNE 17, 2005 | THE GONZMAN
    Holy smokes, has the Gonzman gone MAD?!?!?! It’s finally happened, the poor sod. Stark, raving, fruit-loopy…. Relax. Howard Dean is a mouth-breathing cretin , and I'm still your buddy. But he still needs defending. He does. Not what he says, which is as butt-stupid as it comes, but Howard himself. Howie-boy has come under a lot of fire lately with pundits of all stripes referring to him as a loose cannon, irresponsible, a crackpot, and Republicans can barely conceal their glee, begging for more vintage Howard. Please talk some more, Howard. Yell it for me one more time, baby. I...
  • Faithful Ancestors

    06/17/2005 8:33:25 AM PDT · by blam · 155 replies · 4,058+ views
    Science News Magazine ^ | 6-11-2005 | Bruce Bower
    Faithful AncestorsResearchers debate claims of monogamy for Lucy and her ancient kin Bruce Bower A weird kind of creature strode across the eastern African landscape from around 4 million to 3 million years ago. Known today by the scientific label Australopithecus afarensis, these ancient ancestors of people may have taken the battle of the sexes in a strange direction, for primates at any rate. True, no one can re-create with certainty the court and spark that led to sexual unions between early hominids. Nothing short of a time machine full of scientifically trained paparazzi could manage that trick. All is...
  • To Honor a Three War Marine, my Father (vanity)

    05/30/2005 5:01:15 PM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 19 replies · 757+ views
    My Heart ^ | 5/30/05 | Me
  • ARREST OF AN UNDERGROUND [CHINESE] ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP AND A PRIEST

    04/04/2005 3:18:52 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 7 replies · 321+ views
    Cardinal Kung Foundation ^ | 03 April 2005 | Editors
    Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A. ¡ª Further to our press release of March 30 regarding the arrest of Father ZHAO KeXun Úw¿Ë„× of Xuanhua Ðû»¯ diocese in Heibei ºÓ±±, we now report that Bishop YAO Liang Ò¦Á¼, the auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Xiwanzi Î÷ž³×Ó in Hebei ºÓ±±, was arrested on March 31, 2005. He is in his early eighties. Before his arrest Bishop YAO had been under mounting pressure from the Chinese authority to sever ties with the Pope and join the official Catholic Church (the Patriotic Association). However, the bishop refused to do so. The faithful in Xiwanzi diocese...
  • LAST OF CHILDREN WHO CLAIMED TO SEE VIRGIN MARY DIES AT 97

    02/14/2005 4:02:09 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 37 replies · 1,708+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 13 Feb 2005 | Editors
    LISBON, PORTUGAL - Sister Lucia Marto, the last of three children who claimed to have seen the Virgin Mary in a series of 1917 apparitions in the town of Fatima, has died, Portuguese media reported. She was 97. Sister Lucia, a Roman Catholic nun, had been ill for the past three months and died Sunday at the Convent of Carmelitas in Coimbra, 120 miles north of Lisbon, TSF radio reported, citing family sources. Lucia and two of her cousins, siblings Jacinta and Francisco, said in 1917 that the Virgin Mary had been appearing to them once a month and predicting...
  • Denying Terrorism

    02/08/2005 6:28:30 AM PST · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 565+ views
    http://www.netwmd.com/ ^ | February 8, 2005 | Daniel Pipes
    Editor's note: Readers may also be interested in New Jersey: An Islamic Murder of Coptic Christians?.Anyone following the investigation into the mid-January slaughter of the Armanious family (husband, wife, two young daughters), Copts living in Jersey City, N.J., knows who the presumptive suspects are: Islamists furious at a Christian Egyptian immigrant who dares engage in Internet polemics against Islam and who attempts to convert Muslims to Christianity.The authorities, however, have blinded themselves to the extensive circumstantial evidence, insisting that "no facts at this point" substantiate a religious motive for the murders.Somehow, the prosecutor missed that all four members of this...
  • 23 Ways To Identify A Faithful Parish

    01/14/2005 4:41:09 PM PST · by Salvation · 104 replies · 1,764+ views
    CrisisMagazine.com emal ^ | 01-14-05 | Brian Saint-Paul
    23 Ways To Identify A Faithful Parish CRISIS Magazine - Special e-Report January 14, 2005 In my last email, you'll remember that I asked for your advice on a letter I received from one of our readers. She's a non-Catholic who's interested in entering the Church, but wants to make sure she gets involved with a solid parish -- one that follows and promotes authentic Catholicism. So, she asked, what kinds of things should she look for when she walks into a parish church for the first time? Are there any easy, tell-tale ways to gauge the health and fidelity...
  • Hark ! Those Aren't Angels Singing (traditional Christmas Carols)

    12/24/2004 7:30:47 AM PST · by OESY · 9 replies · 635+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 24, 2004 | KATHERINE KERSTEN
    What place could be sadder at Christmas than a hospice? Or so one might think. But my high-school-aged daughter discovered otherwise. She visited a hospice with her choir to sing Christmas carols. The residents were in the final months or weeks of their lives. Most were elderly, their faces gaunt, their eyes lusterless. But as my daughter's choir filed from room to room, filling the halls with strains of "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World," the patients seemed transformed. They became animated. Most struggled to sit up, raising their voices to join in and sometimes weeping as they did...
  • FROM THE PEWS, QUIET REBELLION

    12/19/2004 6:36:32 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 134 replies · 1,741+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 19 Dec 2004 | Michael Paulson, Globe Staff
    For years, they followed the rules as best they could, attending Mass at least once a week, teaching religious education, helping in the office or the rectory. But for weeks now, in a quiet but extraordinary uprising against the church authority they had been taught to respect, hundreds of Catholics in eight communities in and around Boston have been occupying churches the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is attempting to close. They have taken over the roles formerly administered by priests and paid church employees, doing everything from leading worship to cleaning buildings. One major thing they cannot do, consecrate the...
  • When Death Does Us Part

    11/06/2004 6:38:47 PM PST · by Salvation · 9 replies · 303+ views
    Catholic Exchange.com ^ | 11-06-04 | Fr. Paul Scalia
    by Fr. Paul Scalia Other Articles by Fr. Paul Scalia When Death Does Us Part 11/06/04 "Until death do us part." Most of us recognize these words from weddings we have attended or just seen on TV. Even our culture, which displays a tragic inability to heed them, still understands the truth they convey: marriage is for life. As the author of marriage, our Lord established this truth. During His earthly life He explicitly confirmed it (cf. Mt 19:6). He also taught clearly an implication we rarely consider: there is no marriage in heaven. "The children of this age marry and...
  • Revolutionary Parallels

    08/03/2004 6:32:20 AM PDT · by Convert from ECUSA · 19 replies · 348+ views
    Seattle Catholic ^ | August 2, 2004 | Peter W. Miller
    "In assessing the recent history of the Catholic Church, more than one commentator has applied the term "revolutionary" to what he has seen. Although there are some who intend this term's use in its empty corporate advertising sense (i.e., "very good"), most are attempting to draw to focus events and ideas pertaining to what can rightfully be considered a revolution. Indeed, there are fascinating insights to draw from the parallels between the progressive efforts to reform the modern-day Church, and prior revolutionary upheavals in various societies. In more ways than one, the tactics, tendencies and rhetoric employed by Protestant, Masonic,...
  • Saintly Advice for Catholic Politicians

    07/28/2004 5:57:01 AM PDT · by Convert from ECUSA · 8 replies · 332+ views
    The Seattle Catholic ^ | July 27, 2004 | John Davis
    "Perhaps the best rebuttal to those pro-abortion "Catholic" politicians in Washington and the statehouses who argue it is their duty to represent all their constituents and not vote or act on legislation based on their own personal beliefs — which reportedly mirror Church doctrine condemning the killing of the unborn — are the words uttered by the 16th century English statesman, St. Thomas More." ... "Clearly these Catholic politicians have elevated the goal of getting elected above their solemn duty to defend the Faith and the most vulnerable in society. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states: "God, the Lord...
  • RCF Press Release -- CATHOLIC WATCHDOG GROUP TO CONDUCT MEETING OF ALBANY CATHOLICS

    02/18/2004 5:37:23 PM PST · by m4629 · 36 replies · 190+ views
    Roman Catholic Faithful Website ^ | Feb 18, 2004 | Roman Catholic Faithful, Inc
    Press Release Contact: Stephen G. Brady Phone: (217) 632-5920 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 PM EDT, February 18, 2004 CATHOLIC WATCHDOG GROUP TO CONDUCT MEETING OF ALBANY CATHOLICS An international group of faithful Roman Catholics has scheduled a public meeting in Albany to discuss its ongoing investigation of the Albany Catholic Diocese. Stephen G. Brady, president of the Roman Catholic Faithful, Inc. (RCF) issued a statement on Wednesday that he will arrive in Albany from RCF’s headquarters in Petersburg, Illinois, on Saturday evening, February 21. The meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Albany City...
  • Tree stump Virgin Mary draws faithful

    10/23/2003 6:46:22 AM PDT · by bedolido · 18 replies · 276+ views
    CNN ^ | 10/23/03 | Staff Writer
    <p>PASSAIC, New Jersey (Reuters) -- Believers are flocking to a rundown street in New Jersey to see a tree stump they say has the form of the Virgin Mary and is a divine sign of hope for the impoverished neighborhood.</p>
  • CA: GOP faithful to push McClintock to quit

    09/12/2003 8:27:14 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 126 replies · 501+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 9/12/03 | Alexa H. Bluth
    <p>After weeks of pressure to drop out of the recall race, state Sen. Tom McClintock is about to feel the pinch in an unlikely place: a gathering of faithful Republicans who agree with him about issues and revere him as one of the party's truest members.</p>
  • CA: As GOP convention nears, faithful say party needs one candidate

    09/10/2003 8:18:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 162+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 9/10/03 | Tom Chorneau - AP
    <p>As state Republicans head into their weekend convention in Los Angeles, pressure continues to build on the party to pick one candidate in the Oct. 7 recall election, party leaders and activists said Wednesday.</p> <p>Foremost in their minds is the compelling electoral arithmetic laid out in a Field Poll released this week. Actor-turned-candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger trails Democratic Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante in the race to replace Gov. Gray Davis if he's recalled. But without Sen. Tom McClintock, R-Northridge, in the race, Schwarzenegger and Bustamante are in a dead heat.</p>
  • TEXAS GATHERING MOTIVATES 25,000 COLLEGE-AGE FAITHFUL

    05/27/2003 3:23:05 AM PDT · by Elkiejg · 5 replies · 202+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5/27/03 | Hugh Aynesworth
    <p>BELLS, Texas — At least 25,000 young Christians sprawled out over much of a 400-acre ranch here during the weekend to pray, listen to spiritual guidance and share their religious beliefs.</p> <p>One area man said the convergence of OneDay03 on this small town 70 miles northeast of Dallas seemed "sorta like Woodstock, without the drugs, sex and deviant element."</p>
  • A Father's Day Tribute To Our Priests

    06/21/2002 7:00:33 PM PDT · by Lady In Blue · 2 replies · 3,454+ views
    Our Sunday Visitor ^ | June 16,2002 | staff
    A Father’s Day tribute to our priests From the pages of Our Sunday Visitor June 16, 2002, issue 6/12/2002 This is the article which appeared in the June 16, 2002, issue of Our Sunday Visitor newspaper. To read additional tributes, CLICK HERE.A Father’s Day tribute to our priestsThank you, FatherAs an affirmation of the priestly vocation during these troubled times, Our Sunday Visitor dedicates this Father’s Day to those priests whose faithful ministry has touched our lives in a special way. Our readers have submitted several hundred brief tributes expressing praise and gratitude to pastors, associates, teachers and others,...
  • In Praise Of Our Second President's Purity[John Adams]

    05/16/2002 4:40:59 PM PDT · by Lady In Blue · 495+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | May 12-18,2002 | John M.Grondelski-moral theologian
    One of the most compelling love affairs in U.S.history involved a president.And I'm not talking about Thomas Jefferson's dalliances with his slave,Sally Hemings.No,for my money, the "hottest"romance in White House history was the one that starred John and Abigail Adams.A husband and wife - how boring!Right? But, as contemporary historians have turned their attention to this fascinating marriage,an inspiring portrait of sacrifice and devotion has emerged that rivals the best romantic fiction.Perhaps most intriguing is the revelation that,behind Abigail Adams'"dearest friend"(as she always referred to John in their voluminous correspondence)stood a wife who was in every sense the president's...