Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Lapsed Catholics explain why they leave church – USATODAY.com

Lapsed Catholics explain why they leave church – USATODAY.com: "Their reasons ranged from the personal ("the pastor who crowned himself king and looks down on all") to the political ("eliminate the extreme conservative haranguing") to the doctrinal ("don't spend so much time on issues like homosexuality and birth control").
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In addition, they said, they didn't like the church's handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal and were upset that divorced and remarried Catholics are unwelcome at Mass.
The findings, based on responses to a survey in the Diocese of Trenton, N.J., are included in a report presented March 22 at the "Lapsed Catholics" conference at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C."

Well, if you object to fundamental Catholic doctrine and dogma:  Good bye and farewell, comeback when you convert and repent.

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Vitrearum's Church Art

Vitrearum's Church Art:

This a great blog about Church Art in England.  It has many magnificent pictures of Churches in that country from before the destruction by Henry VIII, Edward and Elizabeth.  It remind us that England was Catholic at one time and the pictures show the remnants of that Catholic art.   While the blog is  not updated often, the archive of images is stunning.


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Episcopal church ordains transgendered woman as deacon « The Deacon's Bench

Do you think that a man that thinks he is a woman, becomes a woman by having a mutilating surgery?  And then this confused man becomes a deacon (or deaconess?) in the Episcopal Church.  Genetically this man will be a man till the day he dies even if he thinks he is a woman.  Well, the only thing I can say is am glad am not in that 'Ecclesial Community".

The linked article below is from the Deacon's Bench:

Episcopal church ordains transgendered woman as deacon « The Deacon's Bench:

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