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Fr. DEAR’S PROBLEM

By | May 4th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

There is an article written by Father John Dear, SJ, in the National Catholic Reporter that is a must read for Catholics who think they've heard it all. Just click here. We can't quite figure out how Father Dear's professed commitment to feeding the world's poor squares with his decision to dine at pricey restaurants like [...]

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“VITO BONAFACCI” SENDS THE RIGHT MESSAGE

By | May 2nd, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

CAVU Pictures is releasing the faith-based independent film, "Vito Bonafacci," on May 6th in New York City; it opens at the AMC Lowes Village 7, on 3rd Avenue and 11th Street. "Vito Bonafacci" is billed as a powerful movie about a successful and wealthy Italian American Catholic businessman who has a crisis of faith. Driven by [...]

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CUOMO & GAY MARRIAGE

By | April 21st, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The idea that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who was largely elected to fix New York State's fiscal house, is lobbying gay activists to lobby New Yorkers to support same-sex marriage is wrong politically, economically and morally. It is wrong politically because Gov. Cuomo was not elected to promote this radical agenda, and has no mandate [...]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | April 20th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The following letter was published in today's edition of the New York Times: To the Editor: Gail Collins (“Behind the Abortion War,” column, April 14) obscures the main point of opposition to federal funding for Planned Parenthood by stating that doctrinaire (in her view) opinions against contraception actually motivated the opponents, who seek to defund all [...]

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PICTURE POLITICS

By | March 29th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

There is a story about an abusive Jesuit priest in today's New York Times. The headline reads, "Suit Says Jesuits Ignored Decades of Warnings About Priest." There is a large picture of Father Donald McGuire with his hand on the back of a young boy on the day of his First Communion. The caption below says [...]

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MORE HYPOCRISY

By | March 29th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Leonard Pitts, Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald who apparently has been out in the sun for too long. In a column that appears today in the Olympian (Olympia, Washington), he is hot under the collar about the way Muslims are allegedly being victimized by an "irrational panic" (as if there were such a [...]

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DONOHUE’S LETTER TO THE FORWARD

By | March 23rd, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

The following is Bill Donohue's letter to the editor in the current edition of the Forward in response to the article "Benedict's 'Jesus' and the Jews": The essay on Pope Benedict XVI’s second volume of “Jesus of Nazareth” by Rabbi Eugene Korn evinces a mature understanding of the pope’s philosophy and theology. Sadly, this is something [...]

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MUSLIM-CATHOLIC ANALOGY

By | March 10th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Rep. Peter King is being condemned by many for holding hearings on Muslim terrorist activities. Some have said that Catholics would not put up with congressional hearings on the Catholic Church that address the sexual abuse scandal, so what's the difference? Catholic writer David Gibson is the latest to entertain such nonsense. King is concerned only [...]

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DR. BERNARD NATHANSON, R.I.P.

By | February 22nd, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Dr. Bernard Nathanson died February 21 at the age of 84. In 1969, he co-founded the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, NARAL (now NARAL Pro-Choice America). In time it became the most radical pro-abortion organization in the nation. A practicing abortionist, Nathanson soon had a change of heart, and by the mid-1970s made [...]

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“House” Stereotypes Priests

By | February 18th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

On the Feb. 16 episode of the Fox Network show “House,” negative stereotypes of Catholic priests were promoted: the featured priest is a big drinker; he is hospitalized for hallucinating about Jesus; he is accused of being a pedophile; he hates his “job”; he loses his faith; the Church refuses to believe his claims of innocence; [...]

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