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Megachurch defection to Catholicism makes waves in Sweden

Christianity Today reported a couple of days ago that a founder of a Protestant megachurch in Sweden, Ulf Ekman has left his congregation to become a Roman Catholic: “The founder of a 3,300-member megachurch in one of Sweden’s largest cities announced … Continue reading

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Salvation? What’s that?

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch Does the current pope know what he is saying at any given time? It has been recently reported that Pope Francis has stated that God will “forgive” atheists and agnostics as long … Continue reading

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Gwynne Dyer and the Church of Rome

Earlier this year, Gwynne Dyer, author, speaker, military historian & independent journalist wrote about the Roman Catholic Church. In his piece, titled in the Japan Times as “Catholic Church is losing battle with modernity”, February 19, he stated of this religious … Continue reading

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Truth and Reconciliation

The other morning, I read a surprisingly interesting and informative newspaper article  in the Prince George Citizen. It reported on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which was holding hearings in Prince George for aboriginal survivors of residential schools. … Continue reading

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History and the Roman Catholic Church

A couple of days ago, I caught a CNN broadcast that an apparent defender of the Roman Catholic Church has taken offense at. According to this Catholic defender: “CNN’s Ben Wedeman aired another broadside against the church from the streets … Continue reading

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Resignation in the Roman Catholic Church- what does it really mean?

So the big news is that Pope Benedict,  the 16th, (or as CBS news put it: “Pope Benedict VXI”), will resign his position as head of the Roman Catholic Church. This would be the first resignation for almost 600 years … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor exchange ended after criticism of myself by another letter writer

Re: N. R. Ward’s Oct 12 letter. Mr. Ward writes from a position of relative ignorance, I suggest. I researched Charles Chiniquy’s claims over a period of twenty-two years in libraries, archives, etc, across the U.S.and found no significant mistakes. … Continue reading

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The butler did it!

Paolo Gabriele, the former butler of the current Roman Catholic pontiff, has been convicted of stealing confidential papers from Pope Benedict. http://www.thebostonpilot.com/article.asp?ID=15199 The Vatican court has sentenced him to 18 months in jail. It is expected however, that he will … Continue reading

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Smear tactics against Charles Chiniquy?

Charles Chiniquy is still assailed in modern times. In his blog article, Charles Chiniquy – Illinois Schismatic: The First American Catholic Apostate, April 28th, 2011, Pat Hickey makes unsubstantiated and erroneous statements about the celebrated clergyman. I found the article … Continue reading

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The Conspirator and Joe Ricketts

So Joe Ricketts bankrolls a movie about Mary Surratt. “The Conspirator,” recounted the story of Mary Surratt, the only woman charged in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, “The Conspirator” was released in 2011.  The movie … Continue reading

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