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  1. JoeS2

    California Catholic Hospital now performing Sterilization procedures.

    http://www.breitbart.com/california/2015/08/26/catholic-hospital-agrees-to-sterilization-after-lawsuit/ What say anyone?  is this the camel's nose under the tent thingy? I personally think that it will not stop here...
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    Dear Lord help my unbelief

    After speaking with people about an all encompassing God of the Universe it seemed to fall on deaf ears.  As we all know the science of Space and the study of the Universe is incredibly complex and those who doubt there is a God will say: " With what we know today, the Universe with its almost...
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    ROCOR - OCA What is the present relationship today?

    Some years back a reconciliation took place between ROCOR and the MP. I just wanted to know what has changed or been mended since then and how does that affect relations (better or same) for the OCA?
  4. JoeS2

    Happy Memorial Day !

    I would like to wish everyone, especially those who have served or are serving in our Armed Forces a very Blessed Memorial Day. We need to honor those who have served and have given their lives so that we may enjoy the freedoms we have. Memory Eternal !
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    Pope told her that she may receive Communion....

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/23/Report-Divorced-Remarried-Argentine-Woman-Says-Pope-Francis-Told-Her-She-May-Receive-Communion Divorced and Remarried Catholic was told by Pope Francis that to receive Communion was not a wrong thing to do....
  6. JoeS2

    From Peter's "Mosque" in Rome?

  7. JoeS2

    Mark 16:18 Take Up Serpents

    "They will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover." Some Protestant Pentecostal groups use poisonous snakes in their service and also do healing services as well.  Both services are highly...
  8. JoeS2

    A more collegial style of governance?

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/04/pope-francis-assisi-church-worldliness The panel – officially named the Council of Cardinals – was hailed as a revolutionary move when it was formed in April shortly after Francis's election. One observer said that, in its apparent embrace of a...
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    Have we reached OUR sodom and Ghamorah?

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/10/03/Chicago-burger-garnished-with-communion-wafer (AP) Chicago burger garnished with communion wafer By CARYN ROUSSEAU Associated Press CHICAGO A Chicago restaurant has cooked up a controversial burger of the month for October, garnishing it...
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    Pope warns church must find new balance or fail.

    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/09/19/Pope-warns-church-must-find-new-balance-or-fail Pope Francis is warning that the Catholic Church's moral edifice might "fall like a house of cards" if it doesn't balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need...
  11. JoeS2

    The possibility of married priests / "Catholic priests may be allowed to marry amid Papal changes"

    The Vatican has opened the door to the possibility of married priests, a move that would go against an established Church tradition. Archbishop Pietro Parolin, who will be the No. 2 in the Roman Catholic church when be becomes secretary of state next month, declared that priestly vow of...
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    Pope Francis assurs sceptics you dont have to believe in God to go to heaven

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/pope-francis-assures-sceptics-you-dont-have-to-believe-in-god-to-go-to-heaven-8810062.html My question is: If this is can be taken more than two ways, who the heck is writing his material?
  13. JoeS2

    Hispanics in America leaving Catholism for Islam...

    Just how prevalent is this? http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/08/22/Report-Hispanics-in-America-Leaving-Catholicism-for-Islam
  14. JoeS2

    Dancing Bishops....

    New Liturgical custom now in the RCC? http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=Dancing+bishops+Brazil&mid=8943986718CD8E63D6458943986718CD8E63D645&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1
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    The Pope lives in a hotel ?

  16. JoeS2

    Orthodoxy in Colonial Virginia

    http://orthodoxhistory.org/2011/07/11/atlas-excerpt-1-orthodoxy-in-colonial-virginia/ 1. The first American convert to Orthodoxy was an aristocrat in British Virginia who joined the Church in 1738. Very recently, Orthodox researcher Nicholas Chapman made an astounding discovery: in 1738 –...
  17. JoeS2

    A Faded Piece of Papyrus Refers to Jesus’ Wife

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/19/us/historian-says-piece-of-papyrus-refers-to-jesus-wife.html?_r=1 Translated legible text “not [to] me. My mother gave to me li[fe]”“The disciples said to Jesus”“deny. Mary is worthy of it”“Jesus said to them, “My wife”“she will be able to be my...
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    How would a Muslim answer this passage from the NT?

    Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 7If you really knew me, you would knowb my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have...
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    U.S. Episcopal Church approves blessing of gay unions

    http://news.yahoo.com/u-episcopal-church-approves-blessing-gay-unions-021752618.html INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The U.S. Episcopal Church on Tuesday approved a liturgy for clergy to use in blessing same-sex unions, including gay marriages in states where they are legal, becoming the largest U.S...