Gay marriages aren’t sinful, says Catholic priest

Who is Father Danielson to judge?

The following comes from an October 5 Catholic Voice article by Father Dan Danielson. This was Father Danielson's homily, slightly edited, at Mass on June 28. He is the former administrator of the Diocese of Oakland and retired pastor of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton. A homosexual orientation is born, not made. No one simply chooses to be "gay." Studies have shown … [Read more...]

Nuance vs. clarity

Archbishops Cupich and Chaput respond to Planned Parenthood videos

The following comes from an August 11 Motley Monk blog post: A little over one week ago, the archbishop of Chicago, the Most Reverend Blase Cupich, denounced abortion after the recently released undercover Planned Parenthood videos. But, Archbishop Cupich went further in his Chicago Tribune op ed, writing that the videos should remind Catholics (and, The Motley Monk would … [Read more...]

Right out of an H.G. Wells nightmare

Full video shows Planned Parenthood sells baby parts for creation of “humanized” mice

The following comes from an August 7 Operation Rescue article by Cheryl Sullenger: Houston, TX — Today, the Center for Medical Progress released the full, uncut video of the undercover visit to the Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Houston, Texas, that was summarized in the a shorter video released earlier this week. That longer video contains new revelations that … [Read more...]

Pope Francis: educators must be “authentic witnesses” of Catholic faith

Papal message buttresses Cordileone’s efforts

On May 4, 2015 the Holy Father Francis sent a letter to the President of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, His Excellency Cardinal Stanislaw Rylko. The letter was an address to those meeting at the International Study Seminar on the topic: “Coaches: Educators of People” in Rome. The meeting was organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity. While the Holy Father’s … [Read more...]