Jethro     25/05/2014 07:16
STILLWATER, MN, May 23, 2014 ( – A 19-year-old college student committed suicide just two weeks after making her first pornographic video.
Alyssa Funke, who starred in her first porn film earlier this year for a website called Cast… [More]
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Jethro     24/05/2014 06:55
Photo ~ Religious leaders were among those who greeted Pope Francis on his arrival
Pope Francis has arrived in Jordan at the start of a three-day visit to the Middle East which will also take him to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
He is due … [More]
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Jethro     22/05/2014 06:31
The Roman Catholic Church has issued advice to its followers on how to use the internet – and given an unlikely stamp of ecclesiastical approval to the use of the humble smiley face.
In a new 10 Commandments for the internet age, Catholics are bein… [More]
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Jethro     19/05/2014 07:07
Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered Monday near the reputed scene of Jesus’s last supper in Jerusalem demanding that Israel keep sovereignty over the site where Pope Francis will celebrate mass.
The pope will visit the Holy Land from May 24-26 … [More]
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Jethro     17/05/2014 07:43
They have lied and been deceitful about...
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Jethro     14/05/2014 06:43
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a report on alcohol consumption around the world, revealing which are the world’s heaviest drinking nations.
According to the Global status report on alcohol and health 2014, Belarus tops the list … [More]
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Jethro     13/05/2014 06:54
In the run-up to the synod on the family, one of the most striking elements has been the questionnaire distributed “for the purpose of obtaining concrete and real data on the theme of the synod”
But in the meantime, it can be useful to skim the resu… [More]
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Jethro     12/05/2014 06:47
Photo ~ Ordinations in St. Peter's Basilica on May 11, 2014. Credit: Lauren Cater / CNA.
Vatican City, May 11, 2014 / 06:38 am (CNA) - In his homily at an ordination mass this morning, Pope Francis urged those becoming priests to follow Christ’s … [More]
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Jethro         10/05/2014 13:33
Q: If you are stranded on a desert island with Adolph Hitler, Joseph Stalin, and a lawyer, and you have a gun with only two bullets, what do you do?
Jethro     06/05/2014 06:24
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Using what he acknowledged was unusually "blunt" language, the head of the Vatican's doctrinal office rebuked officers of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious for honoring a Catholic theologian whose work was judged "… [More]
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Jethro     04/05/2014 07:43
Image ~ The current United Nations emblem was approved on 7 December 1946. . The design is "a map of the world representing an azimuthal equidistant projection centered on the North Pole, inscribed in a wreath consisting of crossed conventionalized… [More]
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Jethro         02/05/2014 11:25
Posting biblical quotes or quotes from the saints seems to be your Modus Operandi but doing so adds nothing new to the discussion and that is why I deleted your post. Anyone can do it.
Although it requires more consideration, post your own thoughts as I did earlier.
Jethro         02/05/2014 06:22
In his column, Gregory said that "churches and other places of worship are intended to be sanctuaries – holy sites where people come to pray and to worship God."
Bishop Gregory: Tell that to the next armed criminal who will go to an Atlanta Catholic Church because he knows the sheep have no way to protect themselves since YOU have disarmed them.

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
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Jethro     02/05/2014 06:18
This news item is also covered in today's video news from Lucia.
The law, which makes it easier for licensed gun owners to carry firearms into churches, bars, restaurants, and airports, is set to take effect July 1.
Georgia has always banned license… [More]
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Jethro         02/05/2014 06:10
If more Christians (including Catholic bishops who represent over 100 million Catholics in the U.S.)would take this public stand, we could end Obamacare's abortion-drug mandate for good. Instead. these cowardly bishops violate Church Law (Canon 915) and give Communion to pro abort Catholic pols.
They make a mockery of One True Church established by Jesus Christ.
Jethro     02/05/2014 06:03
Dobson tears into Obama: 'Come and get me'
WASHINGTON – James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family and Family Talk Radio, a harsh critic of President Obama and an opponent in court, on Thursday described him as the “abortion president” during an … [More]
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Jethro         26/04/2014 12:09
Keep your eye on the ball, Stashu.
Evidently you've forgotten that the topic of this thread is JP-II not Francis.
Jethro         26/04/2014 11:42
Here are four things to know about Pope John Paul II's relationship with Marcial Maciel:
1. Father Maciel founded the Legionaries of Christ in 1941 and was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1944 in Mexico City. He accompanied Pope John Paul II during the late pontiff's visits to Mexico in 1979, 1990, and 1993. In 1990, Father Maciel was appointed by Pope John Paul II to the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Formation of Priests in Circumstances of the Present Day.
2. … [More]
Jethro         26/04/2014 11:36
Still waiting for your rebuttal, Stosh.
Tell us how JP-II was completely unaware of the sexual abuse scandal occurring during his pontificate.
Jethro         26/04/2014 11:18
This seems to be an accurate news story from a well known internet news site in which victims of Catholic Sexual abuse are commenting.
What would you say to those victims who suffered during the pontificate of JP-II? Would you tell them to just "get over their trauma" and celebrate his canonization? Or, would you tell them that JP-II did everything humanly possible to rid the Catholic Church from pedophile priests and their enablers in the episcopate who reassigned them to other dioceses?
If … [More]
Jethro         25/04/2014 07:20
666: No. of the Beast
OK, you know that 666 is the Number of the Beast, but did you know that:

Approximate number of the Beast
DCLXVI Roman numeral of the Beast 666.0000 Number of the High Precision Beast 0.666 Number of the Millibeast /666 Beast Common Denominator 1010011010 Binary of the Beast Beast1-666 Area code of the Beast 00666 Postcode of the Beast 1-900-666-0666 Live Beasts! One-on-one pacts! Call Now! Only $6.66/minute. Over 18 only please. $665.95 Retail price of the Beast $699.25 … [More]
Jethro         24/04/2014 17:55
You or one of your surrogates have obsessively posted the same message on multiple threads.
Spam is unacceptable. Either add something original to the ongoing discussion or don't post.
Act like an adult.
Jethro         24/04/2014 07:02
Does Julio sound credible to you???
Jethro     24/04/2014 06:59
Julio Sabetta (the husband of Jacquelina Lisbona, who started the controversy with his FaceBook posting) comments to CNN’s Argentine desk:
“She (Jacquelina) spoke with the Pope, and he said she was absolved of all sins and she could go and get the … [More]
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Jethro         12/01/2014 13:46
I guess it's ok but don't these people have snowmobiles?
Jethro         29/12/2013 15:34
The term seems ok to me.
What would you prefer "Homos minus their purple-headed warrior and the twins"?
I think the point of the story is not the word "transgendered" but how this creature was honored by the Catholic Church, the Pope's Church of the Gesù, the mother church of the pope’s Jesuit order.
Certainly we have no objections to burying the dead, which is one of the corporal works of mercy -- but it is one thing to have buried Mr. Quintero respectfully but quietly, and another to give … [More]
Jethro         24/12/2013 14:33
I don't think nuns would work singing this song in this manner. Maybe we could find ladies who are somewhere in between the extremes of pious nuns on one hand and the 'hot blondes' on the other?
I'm thinking of's own Doina and Lucia.

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