Monthly Archives: October 2012

Two New Doctors of the Church

At the Mass held on October 7, 2012 for the opening of the thirteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed two new Doctors of the Church. St. John of Avila“At this point, let us pause … Continue reading

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Did I Deserve The Death Penalty?

I saw this on Facebook and just had to share… The CathApol Blog is a portal to the forums hosted by A.C.T.S. the American Catholic Truth Society.

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New Look for ACTS Website!

After many years of the same look, I have changed the homepage of ACTS (The American Catholic Truth Society) to a fresh new layout!  I’ve added some direct links to the #CathApol Chatroom and CathApol Blog too, as well as … Continue reading

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Homosexual Unions are not Marriages

Why should society sanction marriage at all?  Isn’t it the couple’s business and nobody else’s? In fact, it is in society’s interest to recognize marriage, and that is why societies all over the world, throughout history, have done so.  The … Continue reading

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What Is Celibacy?

What is Celibacy?Celibacy can be a choice in life, or a condition imposed by circumstances. While attending a Marriage Weekend, Frank and his wife Ann listened to the instructor declare, “It is essential that husbands and wives know the things … Continue reading

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Who Cleanses Us From Sin? (Petillo Part 1)

Petillo, in another article posted Thursday, October 11, 2012, goes on about the cleansing from sin and, though he does not mention the name, “Purgatory” as well.  Whereas his article is relatively short and a comment response on his blog … Continue reading

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Proof of the Resurrection

Using the very early Christian writings as reliably historical records only and not inspired texts helps us to show that our belief in Christianity is not based solely on a book by on a man, a God-man Jesus Christ our … Continue reading

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