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    • No, those are NOT the options. Prayer among other things is the answer! We are already seeing an increase in vocations in traditional devout communities. We dont need married priests or women priests.

  1. The letter to Whole Foods in petition against Eden Foods claims Eden Foods is “anti – family” , and apparently the protest is only against Eden Foods among the 70 other participants in the Hobby Lobby suit! They are not even protesting Hobby Lobby! This group is anti family AND simply anti Catholic, and un American, let alone simply ignorant. I for one will be seeking out Eden Foods products AND will start shopping Whole Foods unless they drop Eden Foods! Its absolutely unbelievable how ignorant Americans are in believing that there is a greater right to free birth control than the free exercise of religion! People are completely ignorant of their own government! If they werent so pathetic, they would be funny.

  2. The Great God Pan

    “The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has issued a statement decrying a decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court that could compel a local priest to testify in court about confessions he might have received.”

    Don’t believe the Catholic Church. The decision compels the priest to testify about ONE confession that he DID receive, not “confessions he might have received.” Nobody cares about imaginary, hypothetical confessions he “might” have received. Why would they?

    The girl who gave the confession has already testified about what she said. The Church wants it to remain confidential because its employee allegedly told an underage victim of sexual assault that she should get over it and not get her attacker into trouble. The Church actually tried to prevent the GIRL from testifying about her OWN confession! The hubris of these people is simply unimaginable and unprecedented.

    Thankfully, the court utilized common sense and ruled that confidentiality in confessions is for the protection of the person giving confession, NOT the priest who hears it.