U.S. Bishops to President Obama: NO, We Will Not Comply


  The Catholic bishops of the United States, at the conclusion of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, have issued a SPECIAL MESSAGE which takes aim at the policies of President Obama and the current Administration. The statement, which was passed by unanimous vote, concerned the HHS Mandate and the threat which the Mandate poses to religious freedom in this nation.  The statement asserts: Not only does the mandate undermine our … [Read more...]

The Priest Who Baptized Jorge Bergoglio, the Future Pope


At his Wednesday Audience on November 13, Pope Francis, continuing his catechesis on the Creed, spoke about the sacrament of Baptism.  He looked at the three main elements of the proclamation: “I confess” – The first words, said the Holy Father, are a “solemn declaration” which “highlights the importance of Baptism and affirms our identity as children of God.”  He noted that in the sacrament, our faith is also linked to the remission of sins. “one Baptism” – The word … [Read more...]