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Christ’s love heals the world: Celebrating the Jubilee Year of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

By Terri Aluise / November 20, 2021 /

American Catholics finally have something to be joyful about and celebrate. This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the canonization of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, the first American citizen declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.  It surprises and saddens me is that many American Catholics today have no idea who she is. Maria Francesca Cabrini was born in 1850 in Sant’Angelo Lodigiano in…

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Officious Interlopers Stoke Fight with Cupich over Cantius

By John B. Manos / November 14, 2021 /

“I didn’t ask for that,” says Mr. X, speaking to me on terms of anonymity, “these people showed up on my lawn with their incitement of a fight with the Cardinal. I don’t know them, they don’t belong here, and I didn’t ask for their help.” CHICAGO, IL. Parishioners of St. John Cantius arrived to…

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Is It Impossible?

By Cindy Paslawski / November 13, 2021 /

As the media hammers the bishops and present false tenets of Catholicism, will our bishops turn to Jello before writing on the Blessed Sacrament?

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If Lepanto Happened Today…

By John B. Manos / October 7, 2021 /

Could Lepanto happen today? Or would we be told to stand down and stop being so rigid?

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BFP Parish Closings! Codependant Chickens Come Home to Cincinnati

By John B. Manos / October 5, 2021 /

Cincinnati’s past ignoring heterodoxy and heresy – allowing error to fester – have caught up to it as Archbishop Schnurr rolls out a PR consultant led “Beacons of Light” crisis communications program designed to steer public opinion, but there is a much better (and far cheaper) way he could be fixing the problem instead of papering it over.

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At Last! A Voice From the Wilderness

By Phillip Neri / September 14, 2021 /

At least one bishop wasted no time to get into the public fray over the Texas abortion law discussion. And he did it really well.

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BFP Media Mayhem on Mandates, Medical Surveillance, and Your Consent

By John B. Manos / September 13, 2021 /

Continuing the discussion on informed consent, Catholic morality, and medical “mandates” in the midst of media mayhem sowing fear and misinformation.

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He Said What?

By Cindy Paslawski / September 5, 2021 /

The ink was hardly dry on the US Supreme Court decision on the Texas abortion law when the abortionists were screaming foul. And who was leading the pack? President Joseph Biden. He issued a statement. Did he actually write it or just nod his head in agreement, basically the same thing as reading someone else’s…

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Delusion

By Cindy Paslawski / August 28, 2021 /

A small reflection on Sunday’s reading in light of the times we find ourselves in.

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BFP Can Your Bishop Cancel Your Religious Exemption under Title VII?

By John B. Manos / August 26, 2021 /

Part 2 of the discussion on Catholic moral teaching on medical treatments, your strict duty to avoid harmful/deadly activity, and Title VII protections of your religious beliefs.  How to express your religious exemption.

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