Monthly Archives: May 2012

UPDATED: Jesuit(s): If Georgetown Is Not Pruned, It Becomes an Obstacle

Jon/ May 23, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

This is a topic which has come up very much lately with the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and Georgetown and will continue to come up. The Jesuit priest, Fr. Robert John Araujo, SJ, a graduate of Georgetown University and, the John Courtney Murray Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. had the following to say on his blog: …. During Eastertide, we recall the

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One of Two Steps: “A Secular Religion That Tolerates No Opposition” – Cardinal O’Connor

test/ May 18, 2012/ News Commentary, to be moved

The Battle for the Core continues as more and more leaders in the Church start begin to recognize what “compromise with the modern world” means for religions. It happens to be a characteristic trait in 18th century modern literature foretelling the utopia of a 'the modern world' excluding God, or at least one that isn't on board with religious indifferentism. The popes of

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Perks of the “Enlightenment”–Cripples Walk

Jon/ May 17, 2012/ Empirical Science, Enlightenment, Modern Philosophy, Philosophy

In the “enlightenment”, in fact the claim to enlightenment is the idea that we will now focus on the stuff that really matters…the mechanical the manipulation of matter to for technology's sake, leaving behind our concern for abstract non 'empirically verifiable concepts such as 'the good'. It was believed, more and more often that all things that take place everywhere

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UPDATED (16:14…15/05) Georgetown’s Defense of Invitation to Sebelius

Jon/ May 15, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Culture, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

Georgetown finally responds to the criticism it has been receiving. Read its statement carefully…skip Cardinal Newman's intro if you want… Georgetown Defends Sebelius Pick with Misleading Statement Georgetown University has finally issued an official response to the controversy surrounding the Jesuit institution’s invitation to “pro-choice” HHS Kathleen Sebelius, architect of the HHS mandate the U.S. bishops oppose as a threat to religious liberty,

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Peru: The Fight Continues at PUCP

Jon/ May 15, 2012/ Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Higher Education, News Commentary, Religion

When will this end? Lawyer Says Pontifical University Can't Control Who Represents Church (http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=24913) LIMA, PERU, May 14 (CNA) .- The attorney for the Archdiocese of Lima, Natale Amprimo, said Peru's Pontifical Catholic University has no right to tell the Vatican it must replace Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani as the negotiator between the Church hierarchy and university officials, as rector

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DC’s Newspaper: Georgetown Is Secularized

Jon/ May 14, 2012/ Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Faith and Reason, Higher Education, News Commentary

The front cover editorial of the Catholic Standard, DC's Catholic newspaper, had the following to say about Georgetown's invitation to the architect of the HHS mandate which has been condemned by every bishop in the United States: Late last Friday, Georgetown University announced that U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius is the featured speaker for an awards

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PORN is for Cowards

test/ May 7, 2012/ Catholicism, Philosophy, to be moved

Pornography is another elephant in the room and something which has destroyed many lives and souls and …well we can only guess how many vocations to the priesthood were stubbed out because of it. This article recently appeared in the Register: Pornography Is for Cowards (723) May 6 issue column Share by VAUGHN KOHLER 05/05/2012 Comment – Shutterstock Editor's note: This is an

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