Understanding the Catholic Teaching Magisterium

A benefit of this episcopal evolution was an enhanced regional collegiality and accountability — assuring consistency of doctrine and catechesis. When things reached a point where doctrinal issues could not be resolved locally, appeals were made to gather across a particular region, and even to gather bishops from around the known world into ecumenical councils — councils of the whole Church.

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Unplanned, a Must See Movie
Unplanned -- the Movie. Powerful, Poignant, and Painful

Unplanned, a Must See Movie

I describe Unplanned as being “Powerful, Poignant, and Painful:” • The movie is powerful because it displays the truth of the abortion industry in an entirely unvarnished manner. • Unplanned is poignant in that it takes you through an emotional, personal journey that is certain to touch your heart. • Amidst the powerful and poignant emotions, Unplanned is painful to watch as they show an abortion in progress via an ultrasound. Movie goers watch on as an unborn child literally moves away, attempting to escape the abortionist's tools.

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No, Islam is NOT the problem.
Cardinal Robert Sarah

No, Islam is NOT the problem.

The world has literally been doing battle with Islam ever since its inception when the so-called prophet Muhammed began his battles against his own personal detractors. For the US, one of our first wars as a nation was against the Barbary (Muslim) Pirates (The First Barbary War, 1801–1805). Throughout my own lifetime it seems that hardly a year goes by where Muslims are not fighting their host countries with terrorist attacks — around the world. Modern Muslim immigrants into European nations such as France and Germany are flexing their combined strength, creating “Sharia” zones, which are basically “no-go” zones for non-Muslims. Now, it seems that in certain parts of the USA this model is perpetuating. But, is Islam really the problem?

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Christians and AARP

Wouldn’t ya think that joining an organization focused on supporting Senior citizens would be sort of a “no brainer”? Well, that’s what I thought. Shouldn’t the benefit outweigh the costs? How many of you stop to consider the moral costs? As a Catholic, the moral and spiritual costs affiliated with joining AARP were too high for me!

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