Dear Confused Catholics: Oh, Never Mind! Correcting the Relatio

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Well, now, here's a scoop:  A new report from Catholic News Agency confirms what we believed, that there was a serious translation error in the Relatio post disceptationem.Last week's report from Rome caused the secular media to explode with enthusiasm, anticipating a "seismic shift" in Church teaching on the Eucharist, homosexuality, and the indissolubility of marriage.At the same time, the first reports elicited concern among faithful Catholics and among the Synod Fathers themselves.  O … [Read more...]

Controversy at Marian High School: Firing of Pregnant Lesbian Teacher Sparks Protests

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There's an important meeting happening today at Marian High School.  Today Sister Mary Jane Herb, president of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHMs), will address faculty and staff at the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan school. Sister Mary Jane will be responding to recent protests over the dismissal of Barb Webb, a chemistry teacher and coach, following disclosure of her "non-traditional pregnancy."  Webb, a lesbian, "married" her partner Kristen Las in 2012 in a ceremony in W … [Read more...]

Archbishop Cordileone Responds to Nancy Pelosi and Other Critics of the “March for Marriage”


The Internet has been abuzz this week with news that liberal Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi has called on San Francisco's Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to withdraw from participation in the March For Marriage, scheduled for Thursday, June 19 in the nation's capital.Archbishop Cordileone is a featured speaker at the March, which is intended to rally support for traditional marriage of one man and one woman, in the face of the relentless assault by gay marriage advocates, through legal rulings … [Read more...]