TRANSGENDER “CATHOLICISM”

Transgender “Catholicism”

LA Archbishop Gomez allowing the Faith to be distorted

[LA Abp. Gomez and his REC are living down to their expectations]

by Michael Voris, S.T.B. • ChurchMilitant • February 25, 2017

The L.A. Religious Education Congress (LA REC) is featuring speakers who are promoting the mental disease of gender dysphoria, commonly called “transgenderism.”

In defense of the position of supporting gender dysphoria, one of the speakers, Arthur Fitzmaurice, claimed, “There are no absolutes. There is no such thing as a binary world.”

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Idiots, Agents of Satan or Being Blackmailed???

We have two guys (at least I think they’re guys) wearing the white cassocks of the papacy in Rome these days and one can justly ask the question: “Are they idiots, agents of Satan, or are they being blackmailed by enemies of the Church?” Idiots because in the end they know that the justice of Almighty God will wreak vengeance on their immortal souls; agents of Satan because they know that the final battle between Satan and God’s Church is in play and they choose to be on Satan’s side; or blackmailed by the “gay lobby” which equates sodomy and unnatural sex with “human rights.” God created a beautiful world and placed man and woman in a garden of Eden. We all know what happened and we should thank Almighty God for giving us innumerable “second chances.” Hopefully, with Lent fast approaching we won’t flub it up this time.

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More on womyn deacons – Bergoglio will be the one who “splits the Church”

More on womyn deacons – Bergoglio will be the one who “splits the Church”

Posted by Vox Cantoris at Saturday, February 25, 2017

Remember that off the cuff remark from Bergoglio to study women deacons? Notwithstanding that is has been studied previously. We have also reported previously on this matter. There were never women deacons. Those who may have been called such were the wives of deacons and assisted at the sacrament of baptism which was full immersion, and for a woman, they aided with maintaining modesty.

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Congo: Muslims attack churches, terrorize nuns

Congo: Muslims attack churches, terrorize nuns

[To his credit Pope prays for victims of violence in Congo, Pakistan, Iraq, but he can’t make the connection to Islam in se as a religion of violence]

FEBRUARY 25, 2017 BY DEACON ROBERT SPENCER

What? How could this have happened? Don’t these Muslim attackers know about the Muslim/Christian Dialogue?

Islamist Extremists Attack Churches, Terrorise Nuns In Bid To Sabotage Church’s Peace Mission In The Congo,” by Hazel Torres, Christian Today, February 24, 2017:

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A Lone Man In Charge, To the Crowd’s Acclaim RomaTre

A Lone Man In Charge, To the Crowd’s Acclaim RomaTre

Sandro Magister
2/25/17

Popularity and solitude are the two faces of the current pontificate, contradictory only in appearance.

An umpteenth proof of the popularity of Pope Francis came on February 17 with his visit to the university of Roma Tre, amid the rejoicing of teachers and students (see photo), a spectacular comeback over the ban that in 2008 prevented Benedict XVI from entering and speaking at the other university of Rome, the more noble and storied, that of La Sapienza, for the crime of having wanted to bring God and faith into the inviolable temple of the goddess reason.

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AMERICANS UNITED FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE LASHES OUT AT CHURCH MILITANT AND OTHERS

Americans United for Separation of Church and State Lashes Out at Church Militant and Others

The overwrought piece [and organization] get just about everything wrong

[A liberal-Prot/secularist version (that was originally called “Protestants and Other Americans …”) of the liberal-Jew/secularist Southern Poverty Law Center (which has nothing to do with the South, poverty or legal matters)]

by Christine Niles, M.St. (Oxon.), J.D. • ChurchMilitant • February 24, 2017

In a display of verbal histrionics, Rob Boston, communications director for the left-wing non-profit Americans United for Separation of Church and State, wrote a blog post against Church Militant accusing us (and our alleged partner in crime Steve Bannon) of being “bent on nihilistic destruction.”

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BISHOP BARRON DELIVERS GOOD BUT POINTLESS TALK AT LA REC

Bishop Barron Delivers Good But Pointless Talk at LA REC

LA Religious Education Congress appearance leaves questions

[The LA REC and Bishop Barron live down to their reputations: “Pointless”]

by Michael Voris, S.T.B. • ChurchMilitant • February 24, 2017

ANAHEIM – Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, took the main stage Friday afternoon in the main arena conference of the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress (LA REC) and, after praising the Congress — known for various speakers who publicly dissent from the Faith — spoke of Catholic philosophy in combatting atheist viewpoints about religion.

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On pro-abort Catholics such as Dr. Tina Beattie, theological advisor to CAFOD [“Catholic” Agency For Overseas “Development”]

On pro-abort Catholics such as Dr. Tina Beattie, theological advisor to CAFOD [“Catholic” Agency For Overseas “Development”]

FEB 25TH 2017 BY DR PRAVIN THEVATHASAN

Dr Tina Beattie is Professor of Catholic Studies at Roehampton University. She is also theological advisor to CAFOD. Along with a number of other Catholic academics, she has written an open letter to the Polish bishops with a request that they desist from supporting a pro-life law. Abortion in Poland is currently illegal except in cases of foetal disability, maternal ill-health and rape. Late abortions are legal in cases of foetal disability. The proposed abortion law would ban abortion in these circumstances. This change of law is not without precedent: the tightening of the abortion law in Chile in 1989 led to significant improvements in the care of all pregnant women. There had been a decline in maternal mortality before the law was introduced and in a widely quoted study by Dr Elard Koch, it was concluded that the ban on Abortion did not affect this decline. The education of women was seen to be the most important factor in maintaining maternal health. Chile has the lowest maternal mortality rate in South America. In Europe, nations with the lowest maternal mortality rates include Ireland, Poland and Malta, all with restrictions on abortion.

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THE NEW JANSENISM: A PESSIMISM THAT WOULD CANONIZE ALL

THE NEW JANSENISM: A PESSIMISM THAT WOULD CANONIZE ALL

[Hat-tip to Michael Hichborn at the Lepanto Institute]

by Jessica M. Murdoch
2 . 21 . 2017

One of my students, in a paper concerning the Church’s doctrine on the four last things, made the curious comment that God had not “incentivized” salvation appropriately, and thus human beings could not be at fault for their sins. Had God, the student argued, developed an appropriate system of (earthly) reward, salvation would be much easier to achieve. I confess I chuckled at this very utilitarian assessment of the divine plan. And yet, my young student’s remark is emblematic of a deep suspicion of the sufficiency of grace pervasive in our present moment. Underlying this student’s assessment is a way of thinking that plagues many and is particularly germane to the debate surrounding Amoris Laetitia: namely, that God is somehow at fault when we sin.

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WOMEN DEACONS A POSSIBILITY SAYS FRANKENCARDINAL RAVISI

WOMEN DEACONS A POSSIBILITY SAYS FRANKENCARDINAL RAVISI

[To paraphrase Shelley: “If deaconesses come, can priestesses be far behind?” Is this a follow-up to (or softening-up for) the topic of the earlier Civilta Cattolica article on the possibility of women’s ordination? His Eminence makes a veiled reference to it in the interview. Hat-tip to PewSitter]

24 February 2017 | by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt | The [London] Tablet [aka The Pill]

President of Pontifical Council for Culture, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, thinks a women’s diaconate could happen.

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LEFTISTS AND SOCIALISTS DOMINATE LA RELIGIOUS ED CONGRESS

Leftists and Socialists Dominate LA Religious Ed Congress

Jim Wallis: “White Christianity is an idol”

[LA REC lives down to its name]

by Michael Voris, S.T.B. • ChurchMilitant • February 25, 2017

ANAHEIM – The aging leftist founder of Sojourners, Jim Wallis, took the main stage Saturday morning at the L.A. Religious Education Congress (LA REC) and immediately began pushing a leftwing version of Christianity, saying that “the Church” had to “rediscover Christ” — implying that Christians, for the most part, no longer follow Christ.

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INFAMOUS PRIEST PREACHES ERROR FROM MAIN STAGE OF LA RELIGIOUS ED CONGRESS

Infamous Priest Preaches Error From Main Stage of LA Religious Ed Congress

Church Militant confronts Fr. Bryan Massingale

[LA REC lives down to its name]

by Michael Voris, S.T.B. • ChurchMilitant • February 24, 2017

ANAHEIM – The notorious annual Los Angeles Religious Education Congress (LA REC) began its first full day Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California — and it didn’t take long for the distortion of Catholic teaching to begin.

Father Bryan Massingale, a notorious distorter of Catholic teaching, took the main arena stage after lunch and wound his way through subtle perversions of Catholic teaching to arrive at summary statements belittling Catholic sexual moral teachings, dismissing them as merely “rules.”

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Catholic Church Complains Two Abortionists Will Set Up Shop Down the Street From the Vatican

Catholic Church Complains Two Abortionists Will Set Up Shop Down the Street From the Vatican

[The Vatican can no longer appeal to the status of Rome as a “sacred city” under the 1929 Lateran Treaty, because JP2 conceded that right in the 1984 treaty revision]

MICAIAH BILGER FEB 24, 2017

Catholics in Italy expressed outrage this week after learning that a hospital near the Vatican plans to hire two doctors to perform abortions on unborn babies, AFP reports.

Cardinal Camillo Ruini said the online job ad for San Camillo public hospital specifically included abortion among the duties required for the two obstetricians.

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March – month of Saint Joseph

Taken from:
www.catholictradition.org/Joseph/joseph-index.htm
Lots more beautiful prayers and devotions on that site.

30 Day Novena to Saint Joseph

In honor of the years he spent with Jesus and Mary.
[For Any Special Intention]

Ever blessed and glorious Joseph, kind and loving father, and helpful friend of all in sorrow! You are the good father and protector of orphans, the defender of the defenseless, the patron of those in need and sorrow. Look kindly on my request. My sins have drawn down on me the just displeasure of my God, and so I am surrounded with unhappiness. To you, loving guardian of the Family of Nazareth, do I go for help and protection.

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20 Pious Practices for Lent: What Should I Give Up for Lent?

acatholiclife.blogspot.ca/2012/02/20-pious-practices-for-lent-what-should.html

As such, let us consider the following 20 PIOUS PRACTICES FOR CATHOLICS TO PRACTICE DURING LENT:

1. Abstain from Meat

We should all know that Catholics are required to abstain from all meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent. This is the minimum requirement and violation of this law is a mortal sin and, if you die without Confession and Contrition, for this sin your soul will be damned.

Yet, certainly we can do more than the simple minimum practice for Lent? Traditional Catholics will still fast and partially abstain from meat on all weekdays of Lent unless a 1st Class Feast falls during the week (e.g. 1st Class Feast of St. Joseph on March 19). By partial abstinence, a person is allowed to eat meat only at the major meal.

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