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Shaela Evenson

Shaela Evenson Standing Tall among the Children of God at Butte Central Catholic Schools joined with other faculty and students who suffered unjustly due to the toxic tyranny of Bishop George Leo Thomas of Helena. The historical narrative of those Standing Tall has been witnessed and recorded by Aaron Milavec in his new book, WHAT …

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Mike Moroski

Mike Moroski Standing Tall among the Children of God at Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School joined with other faculty and students who suffered unjustly  due to the toxic tyranny of Archbishop Schnurr of Cincinnati. The historical narrative of those Standing Tall has been witnessed and recorded by Aaron Milavec in his new book, WHAT JESUS …

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The Red String Chronicles–finding true love online

“The Red String Chronicles” by Aaron Milavec & Elena Maringelli Synopsis: Aaron Milavec lives in Cincinnati and is already in his 70s when he decides to quit his single life and pursue his final true love using a new dating platform. Within a few days, he unexpectedly gets a message from Elena, an Italian woman, …

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How Jesus Opposed the Fundamentalists

Our struggle against fundamentalism within our own churches and within our own families needs all the help we can get from Jesus.  Let’s explore this. Did Jesus Experience Fundamentalism? When the Gospels are explored, it is clear that homosexuality and same-sex marriages do not show up as pressing issues in the world of Jesus of …

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Pope Francis’ Resistance to the Catholic Taliban

Fundamentalists thrive in times of rapid social change.  Fundamentalists generally champion emotionally charged issues that can be reduced to unambiguous black and white terms.  Fundamentalists succeed in making a show of strength by humiliating and marginalizing “deviants” who are unable to protect themselves.  Thus the Taliban sends out men and women each morning who are …

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Open Letter

Open letter to Pope Francis Dear highly esteemed Pope Francis, Your pastoral initiatives and their theological justification are currently under vehement attack by a group in the church. With this open letter, we wish to express our gratitude for your courageous and theologically sound papal leadership. In a short time, you have succeeded in reshaping …

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My Church “punishes” my second marriage

Here is a good article written by Lizzy Davies Elio Cirimbelli, a 66-year-old family counselor from Bolzano in north-eastern Italy, goes to church most Sundays. He is a devout Roman Catholic but when he attends mass he cannot receive holy communion and must stay in the pew while the rest of the congregation goes up …

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Q10 Is the approach of Francis new or old?

Q10 Is the approach of Francis new or old? Pope Francis makes clear that imposing moral absolutism does not represent the approach of Jesus found in the Gospels: We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods. This is not possible. I have not spoken much about …

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Q7 Do some marriages die?

Q7 Do some marriages die?  The practice of the Orthodox Churches. The Orthodox Churches have always recognized that Marriage was a solemn Sacrament; yet, at the same time, their pastors recognized that the spiritual bond of love that sustains every marriage can “die” due to abuse and neglect on the part of one or both …

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Cardinal Burke: “Pope has not granted me an audience.”

Cardinal Raymond Burke is one of the four cardinals who have challenged Pope Francis by publishing the Dubia. He has revealed that he requested an audience with Pope Francis and has yet to receive a response. The American cardinal known for his Catholic orthodoxy addressed several other topics during the wide-ranging interview with InfoVaticana’s Gabriel …

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