By Fr. Dwight Longenecker, Crisis Magazine - Fr. Altman from the conservative side and Fr. Martin from the liberal. Fr. Altman castigates Catholics who voted for Joe Biden. Fr. Martin openly supported Biden. As such, the two Fr. Jameses are poster boys for the two Catholic Churches in America today. Fr. Altman for the traditional, orthodox, strict version of Catholicism; Fr. Martin for the accommodating, relativistic, and subjective version of Catholicism. Fr. Altman: doctrinal. Fr. Martin: pastoral. Fr. Altman: Rational. Fr. Martin: Sentimental.
By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange - Father Ed Broom is an Oblate of the Virgin Mary and the author of Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary and From Humdrum to Holy. He blogs regularly at Fr. Broom's Blog... The devil has many names! The Bible gives us many and the saints have their own descriptions! The different names from the Bible and from the saints present the various manners that the devil works in the world and in our lives.
By Gerhard Ludwig Müller, First Things - On May 10, more than one hundred Catholic priests throughout Germany performed blessings for same-sex unions. This was a response to a February statement from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith restating that the Church could not bless such unions. This staging of pseudo-blessings of homosexually active male or female couples is, theologically speaking, blasphemy—a cynical contradiction of God's holiness.
By Douglas Andrews, Patriot Post - Our National Guard has finally left the Capitol, but “The People’s House” is still closed to the public... First things first: To the nearly 26,000 National Guardsmen who left their friends, their families, and their communities to take part in a nearly 20-week deployment in our nation’s capital, we say, Thank you... By now, the Guardsmen are back home where they belong.