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“God Save the Church!” (Suggested Lyrics, to the Melody of “God Save the Queen!”)

In Atheism, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Culture War, Faith, Grace, Jesus, Literature, Music, Orthodoxy, Poem, Poetry, Politics, Prayer, Protestantism, Religion, Secularism, Thoughts, Values on August 4, 2012 at 00:55

Lord, bless Thy holy Bride,
Born from Thy wounded side,
Thy one true Church…

From Satan’s vile intent
And men of evil bent,
God save the Church!…

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Why we should baptize with beer instead of water

In Abortion, Bible, Birth Control, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Ethics, Faith, Feminism, God, Humor, Jesus, Liturgy, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Population, Pro-Choice, Pro-Life, Religion, Sacraments, Satire, Science, Secularism, Sin, Spoof, Theology, Tradition, Values on April 11, 2011 at 03:02

A Catholic DISSENT from the Pope’s prohibition of beer baptism: on exegetical, historical-critical, theological, pastoral, missiological, ecclesiological, epidemiological, semio-linguistic, scientific, phenomenological, anthropological, gender-egalitarian, epistemological, and faith-based grounds. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the communion of saints?

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Holidays, Jesus, Orthodoxy, Prayer, Protestantism, Quotes, Religion, Sacraments, Saints, Salvation, Spirituality on November 3, 2009 at 07:54

The holiness of any one of us benefits all, and the sin of any one harms all, for we are joined to one another, as we are all joined to Christ…

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On Christian statesmanship

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christian Democracy, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Ethics, Faith, God, Government, Jesus, Orthodoxy, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Values on October 27, 2009 at 01:01

Yesterday, 25 October 2009, was the Feast of the Kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ, which, in the traditional calendar Read the rest of this entry »

What the Pope’s Anglican policy means

In Anglicans, Benedict XVI, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Culture War, England, Faith, God, Jesus, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Religion, Tradition on October 21, 2009 at 02:43

For Pope Benedict the Magnificent, we bless and thank you, oh Lord our God! Read the rest of this entry »

Papal authority from St. Peter to St. Gregory VII

In Bible, Born Again, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Europe, History, Jesus, Latin, Orthodoxy, Politics, Priesthood, Religion, Saints, Society on June 30, 2009 at 09:10

The primacy of Rome was immediately acknowledged in the early Church; it was only its practical consequences that needed fine-tuning… (formerly “The Historical Context of Papal Authority”) Read the rest of this entry »

Abortion and St. Augustine (from the blogosphere)

In Abortion, Blogging, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Culture War, Ethics, Internet, Orthodoxy, Politics, Pro-Life, Religion, Theology, United States on September 1, 2008 at 10:04

The action of the bishops and bloggers of the Church merit the gratitude of Christians everywhere… Read the rest of this entry »

Capitalism is not the answer

In Catholicism, Christianity, Distributism, Economics, Environment, Ethics, Faith, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Population, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Theology, Thoughts, Values on September 1, 2008 at 00:21

The love of money is not the solution, but lies at the root of the evil… Read the rest of this entry »

Vocations are reviving among Christians!

In Asia, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Evangelization, Faith, God, Grace, Jesus, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Priesthood, Religion, Spirituality, Thoughts, Tradition, Values on June 15, 2008 at 00:42

Therefore, let us thank God through Christ in His Church, and let us pray that the laborers may further increase, for it is indeed a bountiful harvest! Read the rest of this entry »

Salvation: What do Catholics believe?

In Born Again, Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, Grace, Jesus, Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Religion, Theology, Thomism on March 9, 2008 at 22:44

In the classical view, salvation is our transformation by grace into children of God, which thus completes our God-given nature; and yes, Catholics do believe in sola gratia… Read the rest of this entry »

The true Church: Catholicism or Orthodoxy? (updated)

In Bible, Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Debate, Europe, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Religion, Theology, Tradition on February 23, 2008 at 08:06

… yet there is still only one Church, hence Pope John Paul II’s fervent wish that the Church breathe again with her two lungs… Read the rest of this entry »

Tony Blair: The Problem Convert?

In Catholicism, Christianity, Church, Conservative, Conversion, Culture War, Debate, England, Evangelism, Faith, God, Grace, Jesus, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Prayer, Religion, Spirituality, Theology, Thomism, Values on December 27, 2007 at 18:29

A few days ago, the press services were moderately abuzz with the news that Tony Blair had converted to (Catholic) Christianity from (Anglican) Neochristianity. Catholic Online reported Read the rest of this entry »

Of Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy: Which is the true Church?

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Politics, Religion, Theology, Tradition on November 17, 2007 at 17:28

Both sides share the blame for the separation; and yet there is still only one Church, hence Pope John Paul II’s fervent wish that the Church breathe again with her two lungs… Read the rest of this entry »

Saint Charles Borromeo, bishop and confessor

In Catholicism, Christendom, Christianity, Church, Education, Europe, Faith, God, History, Jesus, Medieval, News, Opinion, Orthodoxy, Religion, Spirituality on November 6, 2007 at 04:16

…when the Jacobin Revolution threatened to destroy the Church, it was the institutional legacy of Borromeo that did most to help her survive… Read the rest of this entry »

When the Crescent conquered Byzantium (a fragment)

In Catholicism, Christianity, Europe, Faith, History, Islam, Medieval, Orthodoxy, Politics, Religion, Society, War on October 18, 2007 at 14:45

The fall of Constantinople was a political catastrophe, but no one now weeps for the day the Crescent flew over the Hagia Sophia Read the rest of this entry »