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  • Letter to [Notre Dame] Campus Regarding Columbus Murals [from Jenkins]

    01/21/2019 6:50:17 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    Office of the President of Notre Dame ^ | 1/20/19 | Fr. John Jenkins CSC
    January 20, 2019 Feast of Basil Moreau, C.S.C., founder of the Congregation of Holy CrossDear Members of the Notre Dame Community, As we celebrate the feast of Fr. Basil Moreau, C.S.C., founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and as we prepare to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Walk the Walk Week at Notre Dame, I write to let you know of a recent decision. The murals by Luigi Gregori that adorn the ceremonial entrance to Notre Dame’s Main Building depict the life and exploration of Christopher Columbus. Painted in 1882-84, not long after a devastating fire and...
  • Christopher Columbus' Legacy Defamed not just by Marxists, but WASP Anti Catholics

    10/24/2018 12:46:45 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | October 17, 2014 | Rick Menzel
    Another Columbus Day came and went...although not as such in Minneapolis, which voted this year to honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead, a time to reflect on the price American Indians paid for the greed and ruthlessness of my European ancestors. Yet it is ironic that Columbus should take the blame, for he was our first “multicultural” hero. An Italian Catholic who sailed for Spain, Columbus was one of a handful of celebrated Americans who did not fit neatly into the white Anglo-Saxon Protestant mold. The worst strike against Columbus was that he was a Roman Catholic. Catholics had a special...
  • The Catholic Discovery of America: In 1492...

    08/28/2018 10:27:05 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 6 replies
    Hardon SJ ^ | 2003 | John A. Hardon
    Your highnesses, as Catholic Christians and Princes devoted to the Holy Christian faith and to the spreading of this faith, and as enemies of the Muslim sect and of all idolatries and heresies, ordered that I should go east, but not by land as is customary. I was to go by way of the west, whence until today we do not know with certainty that anyone has ever gone there. He sent me that I might bring the true faith to the Indians. ~ Christopher Columbus There are many reasons for defending what crucially needs to be defended, that except...
  • Bill Kristol deletes tweet, fails to apologize for jumping on phony story of MAGA hat kids

    01/21/2019 6:32:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 94 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/21/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    div class="article_body top mrf-hidden">On Friday, a group of March for Life teenagers from Covington, KY were harassed by an extremist demonstrator, a Native American beating a drum, and through carefully edited video, were widely portrayed in the mainstream media as mean harassers of a poor Native American war veteran.  Taylor Day busted the fraud on our pages today, but you can quickly grasp the gist of the fraud through this video from the Daily Caller: CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO A number of conservatives jumped on the virtue-signaling bandwagon, accepting at face value yet another fake news story seeking...
  • The Targeting of Karen Pence is a Wake-Up Call for All American Christians

    01/21/2019 5:56:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/21/2019 | Travis Weber
    Vice President Pence’s wife Karen has come under withering attack in recent days from many in the media. From this “reporting,” one might think she has transgressed some obvious social boundary of a civilized society. In reality, the big “scoop” is that this Christian wife and mother, whose Christian beliefs are important to her, is teaching at a Christian school, which being Christian, holds to Christian beliefs about marriage. Yet you wouldn’t know that from reading the headlines about her, which lead the reader to believe that the driving force of Karen’s actions is the targeting of those who identify...
  • Jorge Bergoglio’s “Other Gustavo”: Why Bergoglio Elevated, Placed and Now Protects Zanchetta

    01/21/2019 3:41:23 PM PST · by ebb tide · 22 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | January 20, 2019 | Ann Barnhardt
    Today she has broken the completely not-shocking news that Antipope Bergoglio knew of the formally lodged complaints of sodmitical predation (complete with naked selfies!) of one of his very favorite Argentinian prelates, Gustavo Zanchetta, for YEARS.  Of course he did.  Antipope Bergoglio elevated Zanchetta to the episcopacy almost immediately upon usurping the Petrine See in ARSH 2013.  And where did Antipope Bergoglio send his beloved Gustavo Zanchetta upon naming him a bishop?  To Oran, a backwater diocese Northwest of Buenos Aires on the Bolivian border, nestled at the base of the Andes. So?  Antipope Bergoglio sent one of his pet...
  • Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’

    01/21/2019 10:39:32 AM PST · by Pelham · 33 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Jan. 17, 2019 | Lara Bazelon
    SAN FRANCISCO — With the growing recognition that prosecutors hold the keys to a fairer criminal justice system, the term “progressive prosecutor” has almost become trendy. This is how Senator Kamala Harris of California, a likely presidential candidate and a former prosecutor, describes herself. But she’s not. Time after time, when progressives urged her to embrace criminal justice reforms as a district attorney and then the state’s attorney general, Ms. Harris opposed them or stayed silent. Most troubling, Ms. Harris fought tooth and nail to uphold wrongful convictions that had been secured through official misconduct that included evidence tampering, false...
  • Anti-Christian bigot Kamala Harris wants to be president in 2020, but not for ALL Americans

    01/21/2019 2:52:51 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 23 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 1/21/19 | J. D. Heyes
    Freshman Sen. Kamala Harris of California is already bored with representing just her own state. Only in office since 2017, over the weekend she declared that she’s running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the latest to join a crowded field of donkey party candidates who are all hoping to unseat POTUS Donald Trump. Talk about ambition. As of yet, she’s not done much to distinguish herself from the other Leftist lunatics; like them, she’s proven herself to be the same kind of an anti-Christian bigot who, no doubt, wants to be president but only for part of America.
  • Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono Can’t Stop Talking About Catholics

    01/20/2019 3:49:30 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/20/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    After Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii (with an assist from her California colleague Kamala Harris and John Kennedy) decided to declare the Knights of Columbus a terrorist group or something, there was some significant pushback from the rest of the upper chamber. They went so far as to pass a unanimous consent decree (introduced by Ben Sasse) reaffirming the unconstitutionality of religious tests for office and rebuking the Senators raising these issues. So that probably showed Hirono the error of her ways and convinced her to slow her roll, right?Don’t be silly. She went after Sasse as some...
  • Critics Push Back Against Media Reports Covington School Students Racist Toward Native American

    01/20/2019 1:03:40 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/20/2019
    Critics are pushing back against the portrayal of students from Covington Catholic High School as racist, after a confrontation between the school and a Native American counter-demonstrator at the March for Life on Friday. The headline from the Associated Press at the Hollywood Reporter — repeated in some form by outlets across the country — read: “Students in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mock Native Americans After Washington Rally.” CNN declared: “Teens in Make America Great Again hats taunted a Native American elder at the Lincoln Memorial.” A viral video showed a group of male students cavorting on the steps...
  • The Truth About the Covington Catholic Story. CNN and Others Push False Story Again!

    01/20/2019 12:29:32 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 24 replies
    The Red Elephants Vincent James ^ | 1/19/2019 | Vincent James
    The Truth About the Covington Catholic Story. CNN and Others Push False Story Again! Video evidence suggests others instigated the conflict and not the students.
  • the day twitter exploded | covington catholic controversy - students cleared by new video...

    01/20/2019 12:33:39 AM PST · by Based Newsman · 45 replies
    New Video Exonerates Covington Catholic Students Here’s how the controversy (the biggest so far of 2019) was described by someone on Twitter: “A group of students wearing MAGA hats were chanting their high school chant so this man comes over with his drum and walks over to them. He gets in one students face and bangs him drum. It was recorded and has turned into “white students harass Native American banging his drum” when all the kid is did was stand there while this man went looking for trouble. The left has doxxed the student and are calling for him...
  • More Media Lies: There was no #MAGA mob hounding a Native American

    01/19/2019 7:54:39 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 71 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5:22 PM - 19 Jan 2019 | Jim Hanson
  • Networks Give Roughly 15 Times More Coverage to Women’s March Than March for Life

    01/19/2019 6:31:45 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | January 19, 2019 | Curtis Houck
    Despite what was a much delayed but important avalanche of headlines about the group’s anti-Semitism, the 2019 Women’s March took place Saturday and it still received nearly 15 times the broadcast network newscast coverage of the 47th annual March for Life that was held Friday.  Between Wednesday morning and Saturday evening, the Women’s March fetched 14 minutes and 26 seconds of coverage on the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning and evening newscasts. This stood in stark contrast to just 58 seconds for the March for Life. The Women’s March still went on despite their controversies with some satellite marches divorcing...
  • Vietnam Demolitions Pit Catholic Church Against Authorities

    01/19/2019 5:46:26 PM PST · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/17/19 | Rina Chandran
    BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The demolition of about 100 homes near Ho Chi Minh City, including one owned by the Catholic Church, has pitted the church against authorities in the latest such dispute over land in the Communist Party-ruled country. Residents in Tan Binh district received no warning of the demolitions earlier this month and were given little compensation, according to local media reports. Land conflicts have risen in Vietnam since the ruling Communist Party launched its economic reforms, or doi moi, in the late 1980s, which resulted in more farming land being taken over to build highways and...
  • European Court Upholds Removal of Children From Home Schooling

    01/19/2019 5:41:27 PM PST · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Religion Clause ^ | 1/16/19 | Howard Friedman
    In Wunderlich v. Germany, (ECHR, Jan. 10, 2019), the European Court of Human Rights in a Chamber Judgment upheld Germany's three-week removal of four children from their parents' home after the parents insisted on home schooling them and refused to send them to state schools. The court held that there was no violation of Art. 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (Right to Respect for Private and Family Life). the Court said in part: The Court finds that the enforcement of compulsory school attendance, to prevent social isolation of the applicants’ children and ensure their integration into society,...
  • Catholic school to investigate taunting of Native Americans

    01/19/2019 5:27:56 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 42 replies
    NBC ^ | Jan. 19, 2019 | Dennis Romero and Natalie Valdés
    A Catholic archdiocese outside Cincinnati is investigating the actions of some of its high school students during the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington Friday. Some students wearing Make America Great Again hats and clothing surrounded and taunted a Native American troupe as it performed the "American Indian Movement" song about strength and courage. It's not clear which of those young people surrounding the Native Americans are students of Covington Catholic High School in Covington, Kentucky. But the Diocese of Covington criticized any students who participated in the action, which broke out as a group from the school was in Washington...
  • Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Could be Defrocked Soon, Vatican Sources Tell Reuters

    01/19/2019 5:57:54 PM PST · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/17/19 | Martin M. Barillas
    ROME, January 17, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Vatican sources told Reuters that the disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is almost certain to be laicized following widely published allegations against him last summer that include the sexual abuse of a minor and adult seminarians. The 88-year-old McCarrick, who now resides in a Carmelite monastery in Kansas, has responded to only one of the allegations, claiming he has "absolutely no recollection" of allegations that he sexually abused a 16-year-old boy more than 50 years ago. In 2018, Pope Francis ordered a "thorough study" of Vatican documents about allegations against McCarrick. In addition, the...
  • Bishop-writes-open-letter-to-Gov-Cuomo

    01/19/2019 5:57:41 PM PST · by stonehouse01 · 15 replies
    The Evangelsit ^ | 1/19/19 | Bishop Scharfenberger
    Although in your recent State of the State address you cited your Catholic faith and said we should "Stand with Pope Francis", your advocacy of extreme abortion legislation is completely contrary to the teachings of our Pope and our Church
  • Bishops’ Pro-Life Leader Says Abuse of Minors ‘Upends’ Witness

    01/19/2019 5:54:12 PM PST · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    Crux ^ | 1/18/19 | Christopher White
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - In the thick of the clergy sex abuse crisis, thousands of American Catholics descended on the nation’s capitol in protest of abortion where Archbishop Joseph Naumann reminded them that the abuse of minors is antithetical to the Church’s pro-life witness. “For all Catholics, the last several months have been profoundly difficult,” he said. “We have been devastated by the scandal of sexual misconduct by clergy and of past instances of the failure of bishops to respond with compassion to victims of abuse and to protect adequately the members of their flock.” “The abuse of children or minors...