Filed under: Culture and Catholicism, Vatican II | Tags: dignitatis humanae, Hungary, liberalism, Liberia, Marcel Lefebvre, modernism, religious liberty, religious state, religious tolerance, secularism, SSPX, third party, Viktor Orban
Liberian citizens have very recently called for a ‘Christian religious state’ demonstrating religious tolerance for other faiths, but not ‘religious liberty’ when defined exactly as we define it in the United States. They specifically reject that. It is one of the most interesting political moves in centuries. (more…)
Filed under: abortion, Catholic Liturgy, Culture and Catholicism | Tags: abortion, Angelus Press, Benedict XVI, Catholic church, dignitatis humanae, Edward Kennedy funeral, John Kerry, Nancy Pelosi, nostra aetate, novus ordo, Patrick Leahy, pro-abort Catholics, pro-choice, pro-choice Catholics, pro-life, SSPX, the Council, traditional mass, Vatican II
Pro-life Catholics usually take the attitude toward pro-choice Catholic politicians that they are ‘renegade Catholics,’ acting outside the teaching of the Church regarding the definition of human life. We marvel that ‘dissidents’ continue to function within Catholic circles, unchallenged, receiving communion, teaching at Catholic schools, and even living in Catholic seminaries and convents.
Why is error so persistent? Isn’t Catholicism clear? (more…)