Regular Contributions

New Priorities for the Bishops?

By Christopher Manion / August 6, 2012 /

They’ll be better than the old ones, writes R. Michael Dunnigan in Catholic World Report: “During the last third of the previous century, serious Catholics in America increasingly came to wince at the news that the body of their bishops had issued a new document. The reason was that the bishops’ most notable pronouncements in…

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The State says in its heart, ‘There is no God’

By John M. DeJak / August 5, 2012 /

I recently attended the third annual Canon Law Conference for Canonists and Civil Attorneys hosted by His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Truly, it was an excellent conference made all the more so by the opportunities for spiritual refreshment and prayer at arguably the…

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Chicago Cardinal George Filets City Hall

By Christopher Manion / August 5, 2012 /

Francis Cardinal George, OMI, has weighed in on the recent Chicago Chick-Fil-A fiasco. Here’s the background: Last week Chicago machine Alderman Proco Moreno (D-1st Ward) threatened to deny Chik fil-A’s zoning application for a restaurant in his ward because the company’s owners actually believe in the sanctity of Christian marriage. Petulant Proco pouted: “If you…

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Humanae Vitae was the Soap Box Encyclical

By John B. Manos / July 30, 2012 /

I wasn’t alive when P.Paul VI issued the Encyclical letter Humanae Vitae.  I’ve seen and heard about it throughout my life, though. For one thing, people who were in their 20s and 30s at that time say things like, “We heard about it, but the priests never said anything so we didn’t think it mattered.”  Others…

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The Bellarmine Forum Launches The Campaign For Humanae Vitae

By Christopher Manion / July 25, 2012 /

Tomorrow, July 25, is the 44th anniversary of the promulgation of Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI. See the important article by Dr. Charles Rice, the president of the Bellarmine Forum, tomorrow in Crisis Magazine. Then be sure to sign our petition for Humanae Vitae. And don’t forget to pray for our bishops!

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The Obamacare Decision: A Fix By Voter Fraud

By Charles E. Rice / July 7, 2012 /

THE OBAMACARE DECISION: A FIX BY VOTER FRAUD By Charles E. Rice Section 455 of the United States Code provides: Any justice, judge or magistrate judge of the United State shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned. He shall also disqualify himself in the following circumstances: xxxxx (3)…

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THE WANDERER FORUM FOUNDATION IS NOW THE BELLARMINE FORUM

By Charles E. Rice / June 23, 2012 /

Dear Supporters, Friends, and Allies for the Truth, We have changed our name from The Wanderer Forum Foundation to The Bellarmine Forum. Our publishing name remains The Wanderer Forum Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit corporation founded in 1965 to advance the teachings of the Catholic Church. Among the efforts the Wanderer Forum Foundation has encouraged over…

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The Bishops, The Laity, and the Budget

By Christopher Manion / April 24, 2012 /

Over the course of the past year, some leading American bishops have come to acknowledge publicly that the task of particular politics belongs with the laity, not the hierarchy. Nonetheless, the massive momentum of the marriage of the bishops’ conference to the Democrat Party is hard to shake off. Witness the attacks on House Speaker…

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Authority and Its Discontents

By wffguest / April 2, 2012 /

WFF Board Member Christopher Manion’s latest in Crisis Magazine.  An excellent piece.

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