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Being more Catholic than the Pope!

Traditionally the phrase “more Catholic than the Pope” was used to describe any person who relied on their own understanding of Christian, i.e. Catholic faith, rather than rely on the infallible teachings of the Catholic Church. 1,240 more words


Bring Truth or Bring Destruction

Four years ago we began this blog because we saw the need to add another authentically Catholic voice to the pre-election discourse, when the Catholic voice that dominated the mainstream media was coming from religious women who minimized the value of unborn life and aligned themselves with a very anti-life and anti-Catholic party.   739 more words

The Church

The Pope opens Castel Gandolfo to the public.

Imagine being surrounded by beautiful forest and undisturbed nature that stretches for miles, the beautiful blue eye of the neighbouring lake Albano,the many songs of the mountain, and a culture so rich in religion that the Pope himself decided to live there. 219 more words

That Time I Went To A Club

They thought it would be funny to go into the club.  It was a Saturday evening and we were walking downtown.  As I fished around in my wallet for my ID, I could hear the strong beat of music that poured out past the bouncer, who waited with a flashlight and outstretched hand.   1,140 more words


29th Wednesday of Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

 Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more. 219 more words

Pope Benedict XVI

Some Favorite BXVI Quotes

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Christianity and the Crisis of Culture (San Francisco, California: Ignatius Press, 2005).

“Accordingly, the refusal to refer to God in the Constitution is not the expression of a tolerance that wishes to protect the non-theistic religions and the dignity of atheists and agnostics; rather, it is the expression of a consciousness that would like to see God eradicated once and for all from the public life of humanity and shut up in the subjective sphere of cultural residues from the past.  802 more words

"After the Regensburg affair, Pope Benedict would not be the same anymore. Islamists and Western appeasers had been able to close his mouth"

The Vatican Submits to Islam (2006-2016)
by Giulio Meotti
October 16, 2016

In Regensburg, Benedict staged the drama of our time and for the first time in the Catholic Church’s history — a Pope talked about Islam without recycling platitudes. 129 more words