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  • Reaction to the Proposed Policy Change by the Boy Scouts
    Post by Stu Nolan, 1/30/2013

    “Reports (see yesterday's post at (http://www.VeritatisSplendor.com) VeritatisSplendor.com) that the Boy Scouts are considering allowing homosexually active participants have been attracting widespread attention. Today, we hear from the the National Catholic Committee on Scouting (NCCS) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). ... ”

  • Boy Scout Troops Prepare to Abandon BSA If Policy Changes Are Adopted
    Post by Stu Nolan, 1/29/2013

    “In response to an (http://www.scouting.org/MembershipPolicy.aspx) announcement by the Boy Scouts of America that its Executive Board is considering leaving to local chartering organizations the discretion to allow participation by the homosexually active, the letter below was sent today to the BSA office of the Shenandoah Area Council and to the Arlington Diocese Catholic Committee on Scouting, as well as the National Catholic Committee on Scouting. You can read more about the BSA's contemplation of institutional suicide (http://www.wnd.com/2013/01/why-are-boy-scouts-contemplating-suicide/) here. ... ”

  • Electing Genuine Leadership
    Laws Must Protect Life and Religious Liberty - Post by Stu Nolan, 11/5/2012

    “In the wake of unprecedented attacks on the religious liberty of Americans by the current executive branch and its administrative agencies, and in the midst of a prolonged period of economic angst, most of us rightly perceive a need for genuine and effective leadership in the White House. Such leadership must respect the right to life and the religious liberty rights of the faithful. ... ”

  • Reading the Catechism for the Year of Faith
    Post by Matthew Milhon, 10/22/2012

    “With his Apostolic Letter Porta Fidei (The Door of Faith), issued Oct. 11, 2011, Pope Benedict XVI declared that a Year of Faith would begin on Oct. 11, 2012. The Holy Father called this Year of Faith so that the Church as a whole could experience a sort of reconversion through a deeper knowledge and relationship with Jesus Christ. One particular way the Holy Father has asked us to observe this Year of Faith is through study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. A daunting task for some, reading the Catechism has never been easier due to an online initiative that makes it possible to read small portions every day that would culminate in reading the entire Catechism in the course of one year. ... ”

  • The Double Standard of Religious Freedom
    Post by Noreen Daly, 9/27/2012

    “On September 11th, the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city Benghazi was attacked. Four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed in the attack. ... ”

  • Voting Priorities Count for Catholics
    Post by Gerri Laird, 8/16/2012

    “Watch this brief, dynamic video encouraging Catholics to vote, and to do so according to priorities! (http://www.cc2w.org/) http://www.cc2w.org/ ... ”

  • Paul Ryan's Bishop on Subsidiarity, Solidarity and the Lay Mission
    Post by Gerri Laird, 8/16/2012

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  • The Line in the Sand
    Religious Liberty and Health Care - Post by Bob Laird , 5/1/2012

    “From Family Foundation a publication of The Couple to Couple League, May/June 2012, pp. 8-11. ... ”

  • Understanding Catholic Voting Priorities
    Post by Bob Laird, 4/30/2012

    “The U.S. Catholic Bishops have explicitly stated that politicians who oppose the Catholic teaching on abortion do not deserve the vote of Catholics in an election, regardless of their views on any other issue. This conclusion is derived from the principles of voting, (http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/faithful-citizenship/forming-consciences-for-faithful-citizenship-document.cfm) "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship." It is worth noting a report from The Cardinal Newman Society (CNS), that Bishop George Murry, S.J., of Youngstown, Ohio, carried out this policy by asking Mercy College to (http://centerforcatholichealthcare.com/2012/04/30/understanding-catholic-voting-priorities/#more-318) Continue reading ... ”

  • The Hijacking of Natural Law
    Post by Gerri Laird, 4/27/2012

    “Taken from (http://ccli.org/media/ffp/FFPlusApril2012.php) Family Foundations Plus, Couple to Couple League, April 2012 ... ”

  • Our Sunday Visitor
    On Helping Catholic Universities live up to their Catholic Ideals - Post by Bob Laird, 4/22/2012

    “(http://centerforcatholichealthcare.com/Helping%20Catholic%20universities%20live%20up%20to%20their%20Catholic%20ideals) Cardinal Newman Society founder explains how organization aims to promote Pope John Paul II's Ex Corde Ecclesaie and renew the Faith on campuses ... ”

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