Modernism — Catholic Civil War Part 3

This is the final post in the “Catholic Civil War” series, in which I talk about a destructive tug of war between Catholicism,  and some factions of Catholics—Political Catholics, Traditionalists, and, today, Modernists. If you’d like to read or revisit my thoughts on this “Civil War” in the Church, or about the first two factions

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Jews Resist Secular Education. Who can blame them?!

This video from Fox News is part of a series on “insular enclaves of the ultra-Orthodox Jews” (Hasidic Jews), and “the struggles they face and the controversies that follow them”. See the video here (because Fox’s videos won’t embed on WordPress sites!!!!) Apparently the education system in Hasidic communities is too “ultra-orthodox” and not secular

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Traditionalism – Catholic Civil War Part 2

Yesterday I talked about how a modern Catholic “civil war” is leaving us, and all mankind, weak, confused, and vulnerable to the assault of the ancient enemy on mankind.  This Catholic civil war is being fought between three main camps within the Church; Political Catholics, Traditionalists, and Modernist.  I talked about political Catholicism in that

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Catholic Civil War, Part 1 – Political Catholicism

There is war afoot. It’s taking place within and throughout the Catholic Church.  It’s a practical schism that threatens to lead to an actual schism.  While we should be focussed on the real battle against the “powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil”, as St. Paul tells us in his letter

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Can People Still Be “Good” Without Going to Mass?

This is probably the one statement or question I hear most often in my experience in evangelization and apologetics. Coming in several forms, wrapped in a variety of moral claims, it goes something like this…  “I don’t have to go to mass to be a good person.” Alternatively, “Yeah, I/He/She/They don’t go to mass, but

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Ireland Spits at God, Begs his Wrath in Repeal of 8th Amendment

In a referendum vote, the people of Ireland have voted to repeal the 8th Amendment to their constitution, effectively clearing  the way for legal abortion.  This is yet another moment where the people, not a court, not a handful of judges, but the people of Ireland have voted in favor of an objective, intrinsic evil that defies both God and

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