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  • Michele Bachmann Should Not 'Get a Pass' on Past Membership in Anti-Catholic Church

    07/17/2011 1:06:48 PM PDT · by Brices Crossroads · 450 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 7/17/2011 | Deacon Keith A. Fournier
    The news and blogosphere is filled with responses to the July 14, 2011 story by Joshua Green, the Senior Editor of the Atlantic, entitled "Michele Bachmann's Church Says the Pope Is the Antichrist." That is because it raises a serious matter which should not be taken lightly, and one which the candidate must address. First, let me share some personal context. I am what is often called a "revert" to the Catholic Church, someone who returned to the Church of my childhood after a long search for the truth. I love being a Catholic Christian. I hold an undergraduate degree...
  • Esphigmenou Monastery: The doctrinaire monks of Mt Athos

    03/15/2007 4:03:11 PM PDT · by gimmeone · 1 replies · 305+ views
    Kathimerini ^ | 03-15-07 | Nikos Vafeiadis
    Spyros Staveris Differences with the other monasteries on Athos have led to violence, excommunications and criminal trials, exclusions and expulsions and the deprivation of fundamental human rights. ‘We recognize the Ecumenical Patriarchate but not the line the patriarchs are taking,’ the Esphigmenou monks say.By Nikos Vafeiadis - Kathimerini The Esphigmenou Monastery has frequently been in the news since last November in the form of scenes of violence at the Mount Athos port of Karyes, intervention by police, prison sentences for monks, expulsions from the Holy Mountain, riot squads on hand for a visit by the ecumenical patriarch and the...