Another One Bites the Dust…

By Jon|July 18, 2012|Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Education, Enlightenment, Higher Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Religion|

One of the oldest universities in Europe (notice I didn't say oldest Catholic university since they were ALL Catholic)…makes a declaration of independence. The Catholic University of Leuven, or of Louvain, was the largest, oldest and most prominent university in Belgium. The university was founded in 1425 as the University of Leuven by John IV, Duke of Brabant and approved by a Papal bull by Pope Martin V. In 1968 the university split to

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Prominent Atheist Blogger Converts

By Jon|June 28, 2012|Catholicism, Culture, News Commentary, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

The famous atheist blogger, Leah Libresco, announced on her blog at Patheos last week that she has joined RCIA classes to become Catholic. Her post entitled “This is my last post for the Patheos Atheist Portal” sent a shockwave through the online secular community and prompted various angry articles written in response. It starts out: For several years, a lot of my friends have been telling me I had an inconsistent and unsustainable philosophy.

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Important: Humanists Want Monopoly on the Word: “Reason”

By Jon|June 8, 2012|Education, Enlightenment, Higher Education, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Religion, Theism/Atheism|

I've decided that I will start an organization here in Chicago that will promote….Veracity and Correctness! This organization will hand out flyers to people on the importance of being Correct in what you say and organize events to criticize those who aren't Correct as not belonging to the organization I just started!  Well, this simple branding and marketing of a philosophy is essentially what has been going on since the 'enlightenment' (circa 1700)

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Dawkins (High Priest of Humanity) Calls for Catholic Honesty

By Jon|June 8, 2012|Catholicism, Compromise/Dissent/Heresy, Enlightenment, Modern Philosophy, News Commentary, Religion|

It appears Dawkins is at it again today. This time I agree with his first few statements.  People who describe themselves as Catholic but do not accept the church’s key teachings should be “honest” and admit they no longer belong to the faith, atheist author and scientist Prof Richard Dawkins has told a Dublin audience. [Totally agree.] He said he was intrigued by this week’s Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showing almost

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

By 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 teaching of Jesus Christ in his farewell discourse that he

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

By 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 the 20th century responded harshly warning those in the Church

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

By 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, to speak on commencement day this Friday. But in making

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Peru: The Fight Continues at PUCP

By 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 Marcial Rubio is requesting. As controversy continues over the university's

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DC’s Newspaper: Georgetown Is Secularized

By 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 ceremony at the University’s Public Policy Institute. This news is

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Must See Vid on Georgetown

By Jon|May 11, 2012|Education, News Commentary|

Take a look at Catholic News Service's newest video released today: Sign the petition and share this post or video.The scandal also goes unanswered by Cardinal Wuerl.