Monthly Archives: January 2015

Priestly Celibacy

I’ve often wondered why priests weren’t allowed to get married. I mean wouldn’t they have a much better idea of what we parents have to go through with our spouses and kids? But after a little research I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Smoke of Satan Has Entered the Church

Back in 2006 I had heard this, but researching I could find no sources in English which confirmed this – so I continued my research and I found the statement on the Vatican website!  Yes, it is true, Bl. Pope … Continue reading

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Science Has Discovered God!

Science has discovered God?  Is this true?  Can it be true?  Is Atheism debunked by the science they embraced for so long?   Before you just dismiss the notion, I urge you to watch the following and then comment: https://youtube.googleapis.com/v/foewUbVKCK8&source=udsContinue reading

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Authority – The Fundamental Issue

​ We can banter about, back and forth, all we want – but NONE of these arguments are going to come to a true and final outcome when we operate from wholly variant premises.  If we boil it down, we’re … Continue reading

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How Should We Read the Bible?

Is the Bible to be read literally or figuratively?  Before we answer that question, we have to ask another:  Who was the Bible written by?  The Bible, both the Torah of the Jews and the Testament of the Christian Church, … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord

What is baptism? What does the Bible say? Let’s start with Ezekiel 36:25-27 which states: I will sprinkle clean water upon you to cleanse you from all your impurities, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. …I will … Continue reading

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Do Matthew and Luke Contradict on the Infancy Narrative?

Recently I’ve been involved in some discussions on “Beliefnet” in the “Discuss Catholicism” forum.  I was invited to answer claims of an anti-Catholic who is under moderation in the Catholic Debate Forum – (his belief is that I could not … Continue reading

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