Family

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The Rigging of a Vatican Synod?

Blogger Dominie Mary alerted me to  a best-selling book on Amazon, which I think is worthy of our attention.  Here's the advertising blurb... Intrigue or inexperience? Did key leaders of the recent Extraordinary Synod of Bishops try to manipulate the outcome to support a change in Catholic practice and perhaps in Catholic teaching on divorce...

What IS Being A Catholic In Practice?

The video, having been deleted by YouTube, is available to view here OR, you can read Mrs Cornelia Ferreira's talk here if you prefer, or make notes from the text after viewing her talk in the video. Comment I found myself in conversation with a Catholic lady earlier today, who reacted with surprise to a number of...

October Synod: Is Schism Inevitable?

Do you agree with the commentators who believe that Vatican permission for Communion for couples in sinful unions is "a done deal"?  Is schism inevitable?  If so, what on earth are Catholics to do to keep the Faith?  Do you agree with the solutions proposed by the commentators in the video?  

Named Person Scheme Sinister… Gives State Sweeping Powers Over Family…

We've discussed this topic before - the legislation due to come into force in the autumn whereby the primary relationship of every child in Scotland - from pre-born to 18 years - is to be with the Named Person (NP) appointed by the State, not their parents.  Each time I've discussed this with some of the  parents in my circle, I've been absolutely...

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Priest On ‘The Francis Effect’…

Father Linus Clovis is addressing a group of pro-lifers on May 8, 2015, meeting to discuss the crisis in the Church ahead of the forthcoming Synod on the Family.   It is refreshing to see a priest speaking out without apology, sourcing Tradition to defend his objective criticisms of the state of the Church and the Pope at this...