On March 22, 2019 North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum signed HB 1336 into law, updating the state’s medical code to help save unborn children and their parents from the tragedy of abortions. On behalf of Bismarck’s Bishop David Kagan and Fargo’s Bishop John Folda, the North Dakota Catholic Conference had considered all legal details and…

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Normalizing LGBT Ideology A depressingly true image has been making the rounds on social media. I can’t seem to find the original right now. But if I recall correctly, the text on the image goes something like this: “2009: How will legalizing gay marriage personally affect you? 2019: Celebrate this 11-year-old drag queen, or you’re…

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Bishop Thomas Tobin Defends Truth Organizers of “Gay Pride” events have successfully conditioned the media and the public to talk about these parades as if they were simply celebrations of “equality.” However, even some people who are fully on board with the LGBT agenda have pointed out the obvious: these parades are often less about…

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Negative Impact upon Families, Children, and Society. Gender theory is an error of the human mind that leads to so much confusion. —  Pope Francis The speed with which gender ideology has grown from the radical fringe to a movement dominating our media, legislation, education and entertainment is nothing less than staggering. Unless you are…

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The Truly Radical Revolution that Accompanied Christianity “It is essential, therefore, that the values chosen and pursued in one’s life be true, because only true values can lead people to realize themselves fully, allowing them to be true to their nature. The truth of these values is to be found not by turning in on…

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HLI Represents Life, Though WMF Ignored Referendum  Human Life International Ireland (HLI) was present at the 2018 Dublin World Meeting of Families (WMF), the first one organized by the new Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life of the Roman Curia and the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin. Pope Francis came to conclude the event with a…

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The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that once again, Catholic social services providing foster care children in the “City of Brotherly Love” have been rejected by the city as a provider, because the Catholic Faith disallows placement of children with same-sex couples. This although the Church is the largest provider of social services in the region!…

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Perhaps no other encyclical in the history of the Church has received so much ridicule and caused such controversy as Humanae Vitae. Even today, 50 years later, it still evokes heated discussions and debates, often from people (including some priests) who have never read the document. Yet when encouraged to read the encyclical, one quickly…

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“Men and women are equal in dignity, complementary in mission.”—Pope Saint John XXIII Contraception as a Harmful Ideology One of the unintended side-effects of the widespread acceptance of contraception is the rejection of complementarity.  Contraception furthers inequality, in that it symbolizes the attempt to make the woman function as a man, which is to say,…

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