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Friday, September 16, 2005

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S. Bristow

I feel sad that we cannot donate without feeling nervous where our donation is being taken. On some level our donations come from our hearts and we have to assume that it is not always used for the thing that we fear. When you donate a car, for instance, you are assuming that those monies will go to help those in need. I for one cannot spend all of my time trying to find out where the money went. I want it to go to help those who need it, for research, or for labor or materials that will make a difference in someone else's life. That is what I can do for me. I cannot spend a huge amount of effort trying to figure out where my dollar was spent. Those who misuse that dollar will have to answer for themselves.
For a wonderful list of places where you can donate your car to a good cause, go to:
http://www.used-car-resource.com/?loadblog=751

Joe

The bottom line is that we need to be careful with our money. We always have to do homework before we give money to an oraganization :)

September 27, 2007

NATIONAL BOYCOTT OF MILLER BEGINS;

OVER 200 RELIGIOUS GROUPS CONTACTED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue announced a national boycott of Miller Beer on this morning’s “Fox and Friends.” He explains why today:

“Never have we experienced greater corporate arrogance than in this dispute with the Miller Brewing Company. Miller is sponsoring an incredibly outrageous and palpably anti-Christian event in San Francisco: the Folsom Street Fair (see its website at folsomstreetfair.com and be prepared to see the shocking photos of what goes on). Be sure to access our website at catholicleague.org to see the pictures not only of the fair, but of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, an anti-Catholic group that is holding a mock Last Supper dinner tonight in San Francisco. The Sisters is one of the organizations that is receiving funding from this Miller-sponsored event.

“This all started when we learned that Miller was sponsoring an event that featured an obscene ad thrashing the Last Supper. After being pressured, Miller offered a lame statement of regret and said it was pulling its logo from the ad. Not only has it not done so—it is still posted on the website of the street fair—Miller refuses to withdraw its sponsorship. To top it off, when we informed them that some of the money being raised at this festival was being funneled to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, they were unimpressed.

“Accordingly, Miller leaves us with no options: we are calling on more than 200 Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu organizations to join with us in a nationwide boycott of Miller beer. We feel confident that once our religious allies kick in, and once the public sees the photos of an event Miller is proudly supporting, the Milwaukee brewery will come to its senses and pull its sponsorship altogether. If it doesn’t, the only winners will be Anheuser Busch and Coors.”

Contact: Miller spokesman Julian Green at green.julian@mbco.com

Kiera M. McCaffrey
Director of Communications
The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
450 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10123
212-371-3191
212-371-3394 (fax)

September 27, 2007

NATIONAL BOYCOTT OF MILLER BEGINS;

OVER 200 RELIGIOUS GROUPS CONTACTED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue announced a national boycott of Miller Beer on this morning’s “Fox and Friends.” He explains why today:

“Never have we experienced greater corporate arrogance than in this dispute with the Miller Brewing Company. Miller is sponsoring an incredibly outrageous and palpably anti-Christian event in San Francisco: the Folsom Street Fair (see its website at folsomstreetfair.com and be prepared to see the shocking photos of what goes on). Be sure to access our website at catholicleague.org to see the pictures not only of the fair, but of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, an anti-Catholic group that is holding a mock Last Supper dinner tonight in San Francisco. The Sisters is one of the organizations that is receiving funding from this Miller-sponsored event.

“This all started when we learned that Miller was sponsoring an event that featured an obscene ad thrashing the Last Supper. After being pressured, Miller offered a lame statement of regret and said it was pulling its logo from the ad. Not only has it not done so—it is still posted on the website of the street fair—Miller refuses to withdraw its sponsorship. To top it off, when we informed them that some of the money being raised at this festival was being funneled to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, they were unimpressed.

“Accordingly, Miller leaves us with no options: we are calling on more than 200 Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu organizations to join with us in a nationwide boycott of Miller beer. We feel confident that once our religious allies kick in, and once the public sees the photos of an event Miller is proudly supporting, the Milwaukee brewery will come to its senses and pull its sponsorship altogether. If it doesn’t, the only winners will be Anheuser Busch and Coors.”

Contact: Miller spokesman Julian Green at green.julian@mbco.com

Kiera M. McCaffrey
Director of Communications
The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
450 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10123
212-371-3191
212-371-3394 (fax)

September 27, 2007

NATIONAL BOYCOTT OF MILLER BEGINS;

OVER 200 RELIGIOUS GROUPS CONTACTED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue announced a national boycott of Miller Beer on this morning’s “Fox and Friends.” He explains why today:

“Never have we experienced greater corporate arrogance than in this dispute with the Miller Brewing Company. Miller is sponsoring an incredibly outrageous and palpably anti-Christian event in San Francisco: the Folsom Street Fair (see its website at folsomstreetfair.com and be prepared to see the shocking photos of what goes on). Be sure to access our website at catholicleague.org to see the pictures not only of the fair, but of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, an anti-Catholic group that is holding a mock Last Supper dinner tonight in San Francisco. The Sisters is one of the organizations that is receiving funding from this Miller-sponsored event.

“This all started when we learned that Miller was sponsoring an event that featured an obscene ad thrashing the Last Supper. After being pressured, Miller offered a lame statement of regret and said it was pulling its logo from the ad. Not only has it not done so—it is still posted on the website of the street fair—Miller refuses to withdraw its sponsorship. To top it off, when we informed them that some of the money being raised at this festival was being funneled to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, they were unimpressed.

“Accordingly, Miller leaves us with no options: we are calling on more than 200 Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu organizations to join with us in a nationwide boycott of Miller beer. We feel confident that once our religious allies kick in, and once the public sees the photos of an event Miller is proudly supporting, the Milwaukee brewery will come to its senses and pull its sponsorship altogether. If it doesn’t, the only winners will be Anheuser Busch and Coors.”

Contact: Miller spokesman Julian Green at green.julian@mbco.com

Kiera M. McCaffrey
Director of Communications
The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
450 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10123
212-371-3191
212-371-3394 (fax)

Rabiah

I think it is important to know exactly where the money you are sending to an organization is going. The national Komen organization is funded partly by local organizations but partly by direct donations to them. You can support your local Komen chapter and even find out where your funds would be allocated without worrying about later implications of the money.

The money to Planned Parenthood is going to breast education for low-income people who use the clinic not simply for abortions but also for their health. To limit the scope of Planned's work to just abortions is discrediting the organization based on only one aspect. The Church doesn't want to be seen as only what has been shown in the news, correct? I won't go any further with that but there has been some negative press for the church.

Below is the article on the grant by Komen. I hope you feel a bit better about your donation. I participate in Race for the Cure annually and am very proud of it. If you'd like to donate, please visit my page.

Planned Parenthood Receives Breast Cancer Health Screening Grant

from Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund

Project targets low risk women ages 18-34

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund has selected Planned Parenthood of the Texas Capital Region to receive a $17,000 grant to provide affordable and prompt breast health education and evaluations to low-income, low risk women ages 18 to 34.

With the Komen for the Cure’s grant, Planned Parenthood will provide valuable breast education and screening for Austin area women in 2007. Young women often fear the worst regarding their breast health. When they detect an unusual lump or thickening, they may not be able to distinguish between normal tissue and suspicious masses. These women often seek out complex diagnostics, creating an unnecessary expense for the patient as well as the health care system. Planned Parenthood seeks to interrupt this sequence of events by providing prompt and affordable breast evaluation and management services to low risk women. The breast evaluation and management services covered by the grant will include breast cancer risk assessment, a breast exam, breast education with nutrition and health counseling, a follow-up exam, and referral when needed.

Komen Fund 2007 grant recipients include the American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin, Wright House Wellness Center, and Services for the Elderly.

Monique

This article has me very concerned. I believe that Planned Parenthood as well as the Susan G. Komen foundation is extremely misunderstood due to articles such as these. As a Roman Catholic individual, I utilized Planned Parenthood in my early teen years, as I could not afford birth control nor my annuals, and I was never given birth control without a thorough examination as well as a breast exam.

I think before the Catholic church attempts to take a stand against Planned Parenthood or Cancer Research, maybe they should be looking at themselves as a whole. I am sure that some of my offerings I give at church on Sundays have probably been used for the long drawn out litigations of the priests whom deemed fit to molest children. I continue to give because I am equally aware at all the Catholic church does as a whole and can only hope the money is put to good use.

I am the proud captain of a Susan G. Komen team that I founded in honor of my mother and several other individuals that have suffered from breast cancner. I can only hope that articles such as this one does not discourage individuals from participating or donating.

Atlanta Catholic

Monique,

Two wrongs do not make a right. I am sincerely sorry for the pain you have suffered due to breast cancer. Until the general public is willing to listen to the link between abortion and breast cancer...being a captain of partial truth is just not good enough. Women deserve the entire truth.

Thank you for speaking the truth about the scandals within the church. You are right. There is much corruption within the church that also needs exposing. There is a great difference though in using the scandals to bolster your point of view. The source and summit of the Church is the Eucharist, not bad clergy. The Church involves your "eternal" salvation. While the Susan Komen Foundation contributes to many good things, it refuses to address a prime culprit of the problem to begin with. Wouldn't you want every woman to be educated that their is a prime link between abortion and breast cancer? That would be a very important truth to champion or captain.

Planned Parenthood, the number one provider of the killing of the unborn is not a place where you should have been receiving medical care. Having worked at an OB GYN office I realize that a woman can be prescribed birth control pills for different medical problems. Why were you, as a young Catholic girl, taking birth control? I only ask because you brought it up and you did not qualify the health reason that made it necessary to be prescribed something that is contrary to the Teachings of the Church.

Would you, (as a teen) have entered into one of the gas chamber areas that were killing thousands of Jews, and asked one of the Nazi doctors to treat you because they promised you a discount on your medical services? You knew that innocent people were being slaughtered in the next room but that discount was just too important to pass up. I am at a complete loss of words when I hear you talk about being a captain and a champion for breast cancer survivors and victims but overlook crucial realities that cause death in other circimstances.

I would be proud of you being a captain of the Susan Komen Foundation if you championed the truth about the abortion and breast cancer link. That would really be an honorable issue to captain. This truth would help to save many lives. Even the innocent unborn.

Monique

Atlanta Catholic:

I went to Planned Parenthood for birthcontrol after I had my first child at age 17. I also went to Planned Parenthood to get on birth control when I found out I was pregnant with my first child, they required a pregnancy test, and a breast exam and pap before they would just issue the birth control. When I discovered I was pregnant there was absolutly no pressure or even discussion of abortion at that time. They were extremley supportive. I need to state that I am not an addvoact of abortion, I have not nor would I ever choose to have one, but I am a total supporter of a Woman's right to Choose.

I also need to clarify that I am not a breast cancer survivor myself. My mother is, as well as two other women on my team.

I will not even comment on your Nazi remark as it is completly irrelevant to the subject but will say this.

Child Molesting is a crime, it is illegal!!!

What the Nazi's did to the Jews again, CRIMES, illegal!!!

Abortion is not illegal, and Planned Parenthood is not JUST ABOUT ABORTION!!! They are there for low income families to educate about pregnancy, pregnancy prevention, woman's health, and they will give you TONS of literature/referrals if you do become pregnant and opt to NOT have an abortion.

I will close with this: when I give my money to the Catholic Church, I know that for the most part it will go to a good cause, but am aware of that reality that some of it may not.

The benefits of donating to the Susan G. Komen foundation far outweigh the Catholic Church's reasoning for NOT donating as they truely DON'T know that the money goes to abortion just because it is Planned Parenthood, just as I don't know exactly where my money goes when donating to the Catholic Church.

Again, I don't condone abortion for myself, but it is a choice, and it is legal.

I hope I answered your question as to why I was at Planned Parenthood in the first place as a "good Catholic girl" I am still a good catholic, my oldest daughter is now almost 17 herself, I have an 10 year old daughter born on Xmas day and a 1 year old daughter. I can only hope that I have raised them with good morals and values, but I will always allow them to make choices in there life, and even when they make the wrong ones, I will stand by them and always be proud to call them my daughters.

Atlanta Catholic

Monique,

Thank you for responding. I was hesitant to take the time to respond to you because I felt you would not understand. No one is doubting your love for your children or your mother. What does that have to do with being a Cafeteria Catholic? You select and pick which parts of the Catholic Church you like and disagree with the difficult part. You either do not understand what the Church teaches or you have received watered down instruction.

You might even know what the Church teaches but you don't agree and want to do what you want. I'm not sure. Read all about the founder of Planned Parenthood Monique. A good Catholic girl would steer away from an abortion mill to receive other medical advice. Taking the birth control pills is contrary to calling yourself a good Catholic. Now you may call yourself anything you want to be known as but that is not what the Church teaches. Who taught you that this was O.K?

You cannot separate the fact that Planned Parenthood kills the unborn but your willing to look the other way for a low cost benefit. Monique, that makes you sound heartless and robotical. You only feel the pain of your immediate needs. The ends justify the means as long as you get what you want. You need Spiritual direction Monique. If this offends you, start reading what the Catechism says about artificial "contra"-ception. Monique the word contra means contrary or "against". Inception means the beginning of something...LIFE. God is the author of that beginning Monique. Go ahead and take your against God pills. The very name, speaks for itself. Of course, you know better than God. You have free will Monique but you cannot call yourself a good Catholic girl and believe in your against God pills.

It is one thing to support your children out of a mother's love, but to condone things that are contrary to the Catholic Church is not being the best role model. All of the things that you mentioned that are fine with you but contrary to the Teachings of the Church will have consequences. I am glad that you love your daughters. Helping them be obedient to the Teachngs of the Church by your own good example is the best gift of love. Why don't you want to help them with the truth so you won't have to watch them make contrary choices because you gave them the impression that anything goes....I'll back you up and I'll be here for you, even if you continue to offend God. Thank you for responding Monique. I still feel that you will rationalize disobeying what the Church teaches on the matter. I took the time because I do not feel that anyone has ever challenged you to the truth. That is real love Monique! Admit that you choose to disobey what the Church teaches. I will at least respect you for admitting it.

Monique

Atlanta Catholic:

I am Catholic, I was raised Catholic and just because I made mistakes does not make me a "bad catholic" the God that I was raised to believe in is a loving forgiving God, and I truely don't believe I am going to be condemned because of my choices I made when I was younger.

I am no longer taking birth control, but you can bet I will be putting my teen on them to prevent her from getting pregant in the event she decides to become active. She is not at this time but if she makes that choice, I will be proactive. Doesn't make me or her a bad person either or me any less Catholic.

There is your world and then there is reality.

I am through with this discussion with you, I have had friends of mine including my mother read this blog between you and I and quite frankly they are appaulled, it is people like you that prevent people from joining the Catholic church in the first place. Just because you are Catholic doesn't mean you automatically turn into a robot.

And if there is one person in my life that I know knows more than me (besides my parents) it is God!!!!!!


Michelle

Monique, are you 100%sure that what you believe is right with God? What if you are wrong? You obviously haven't died and know for a fact what you believe is right with God. I would have an "insurance policy" that insurance policy would be believing and living what Jesus Christ's Church teaches, that would be The Catholic Church with visible Vicar of Christ( aka The Holy Father) on earth says and the bishops in union with him. I wouldn't take any chances on my soul for all eternity. It is just something to contemplate Monique. I will say a prayer for you tonight.

Atlanta Catholic

Monique,

I am not surprised that your mom and friends are appalled at this. You think the way you do because you have surrounded yourself with like minded people. They all may have wonderful traits but this is not Catholic teaching. I am sorry if this upsets you. Monique, when you go to a physician do you also tell him that you will reject the advice, the medical treatment, and the cure? Why are you rejecting the Divine Physician's Teachings? Yes, Monique, God knows and loves you. He also wants what is best for you and your children. There is an obvious lack of understanding that Catholicism is not a pick and choose faith. Yes, you can pick and choose whatever you like Monique but then you will be a Cafeteria Catholic. You absolutely have free will to do whatever you please. I am not saying this to criticize you. I am telling you the truth. This is a Catholic blog Monique. It is not called Roman Catholic blog for no reason. Jesus said that the road to heaven is narrow...and the road to hell is broad. That is a reality too. Many people will turn away from Catholicism because they admit that they don't agree with what the Church teaches and demands of us. They are just being honest. While I am sad for them, they are at least being honest. I hope that you never have to be the promoter of birth control for your daughter. Yes, Monique that would make you a bad Catholic and a bad mother. Pregnancy is not the worst evil. Telling your daughter that your approving of pre-marital sex and gearing her up for action is a greater evil. Sexually transmitted diseases, risky behavior that could jeopardize her safety, not to mention the loss of sanctifying grace for her soul. (Which seems to be the least of your concern!) Young women have also been known to have serious problems for taking birth control pills. A baby (not that this is an ideal circumstance) is the least of the problems that could potentially harm your daughter. I hope that your first instinct to protect your daughter is to let her know that she is a Temple of the Holy Spirit with tremendous value, which includes chastity. Arming her with against God pills, (contra-ception) only validates your lack of faith in God and in your daughter. Your daughter is capable of understanding the importance of virtue. Don't shortchange your own daughter Monique. Actually Monique, I am the one who is appalled at your ability to say you are a good Catholic. Do whatever you want. Throw in meaningless remarks that do not change the Teachings or the facts, but a good Catholic agrees and strives to follow the Teachings. That is a reality too!

Monique

Michelle:

I am not 100% sure of what I believe, I just don't believe that I am going to be condemned by God because of choices I made when I was younger. I don't believe that taking my 17 year old daughter to an OBGYN to have them sit her down and discuss the consequences of sex with her makes me a bad mother, or a bad catholic.

I have instructed my daughters (my 11 year old as well) about obstaining from having sex. They have both watched the struggles I went through as a single mother. My 17 year old has NOT had sex yet, but has a boyfriend, and is thinking about it. I know the Catholic church frowns on premarital sex and I know they are against birth control, but I feel that I am in a no win situation because I can't stop her from having sex, but I can at least have a MD explain the consequences of it and prevent her from getting pregnant. Again I don't think this makes me a bad mother, person or Catholic.

Thank you for your prayers and for not bashing me, as I am in a very difficult situation. Something I need to also add is I live in Oregon and my 17 year old lives with her dad in Missouri, she comes home 3-4 times a year and we speak daily. She has been raised baptist because I attempted to get her baptised Catholic when she was an infant and the priest of our church refused to baptise her because she was born out of wedlock. She doesn't know the Catholic way and in fact is very confused about the religion as obviously I am as well.

Atlanta Catholic

Monique,

Please do not take what I have said as bashing you. Bashing you would come in the form of not responding, due to lack of caring. Just think about the love you have for your daughter and that is what has prompted you to even write on this blog.

Please know that I am not condemning you or judging you. Only God can judge souls but we are supposed to judge and help correct behavior. People are afraid to do this Monique. They never want to hurt feelings. That is not real love. That is false compassion. I am trying to give you a different and better way to approach your difficult situation. God will not condemn you for the choices that you made when you were young, provided with the fact that you are sorry and have received absolution in the sacrament of reconciliation or confession.

Your daughter has the same free will Monique, as you did when you were a young girl. You might think that you are saving her from harm by arming her with birth control but the harm will come from another direction. Your duty as a good mother is to tell her that you expect the best from her because she is capable of being virtuous. If your daughter is not Monique, you will not have to face Almighty God and explain that you sold her out for fear. Tell your daughter that if she does certain things that are contrary to God's Laws...there will be consequences. Just don't let one of the many consequences, besides primarily offending God, be that your daughter was sad interiorly that you expected the lowest behavior instead of the better path. I apologize if you misunderstood my previous words. They are only meant to sincerely help. Sometimes the truth even hurts me and I don't like it, but it sure rings true when I hear it.

Monique, you do have a difficult circumstance but I want you to know that you are not alone in difficulty. Many who respond to you have hurdled great challenges, that they credit to Almighty God for obeying His Teachings. Even when there is great obedience on your part, this is no guarantee of success. You may still experience disappointment, but you won't be disobeying God's Teachings that are handed down through the Catholic Church. There are reasons for these Teachings that require great Faith and Trust. Do the best you can and try to follow these and God will always provide an answer. Your daughter may have learned very valuable virtues at the Baptist Church she has attended. I don't know if she has attended regularly but there is great hope in your example. Monique. I used to work for an OB, GYN, I was present for many of the conversations that he had with young women. I quit that job Monique because my conscience bothered me to such a degree that I could not be a part of it. When your daughter visits you the next time, explain to her what the Catholic Church Teaches on artificial contraception and premarital sex. Go to a bookstore and purchase a Catholic Catechism. Maybe you can speak with a very good priest who can counsel you on learning why the Church teaches certain things. Make sure that this priest agrees with everything that the Church teaches or you will not get sound advice. You might like what he says but he won't be obeying the Teachings either, if he goes against what the Catholic Catechism states. That should be a red flag.

I don't know if you are interested but I am sure that there is someone available to help you if you ask for it. A good start is to pray your rosary. Ask the Mother of God to help you with your trials. The Blessed Mother will never leave you unanswered. May God Bless and Guide, you and your children Monique!

John

I have begun e-mailng all the corporate sponsors of the Susan G. Komen race for the Cure.

I have pasted the following comment in the e-mail to these corporations:
"Shame on you!! Until you stop funding the Susan G. Komen foundation, I will not purchase any of your products. The foundation contributes to Planned Parenthood, which performs abortions."

Follow the link to start your own e-mail campaign to notify large corporations that you will not support their products until they withdraw their support for SG Komen. It is truely amazing how wide-spread this seemingly benificial organization's tentacles have penetrated the marketplace.

http://cms.komen.org/komen/Partners/CorporatePartners/index.htm

Houston Convert Catholic

Monique-

I think you should spend some time prayerfully considering whether or not you should take part in the Eucharist when you are putting your daughter on birth control. Taking communion requires you to be free from mortal sin (through confession) and birth control is a mortal sin in the eyes of the church. If you won't reconsider this, I urge you to speak to a priest or reconsider calling yourself Roman Catholic.

Committed Catholic

Houston,

Let's not be quick to excommunicate part of our body simply because she is struggling. If you excommunicated me everytime I had a struggle, I'd miss many a mass!

Instead, I say to Monique, my equal in this one body: I send my love and encouragement to you as I lift you up. I pray that the precious blood and body strengthen you as you pray for Prudence.

Beatrice Zienkosky

I just discovered that if you do the race for the cure walk, you will get a phone call asking for donations to Planned Parenthood.They get your name.What a great fund raising scheme for them. That is what happened to my daughter who did the 5k in Plano to honor her friend and she was unaware of the connection. I knew it because I am a Pro Life Counselor at a women's clinic. She told me that she got this call and she was really angry that this solicitation occurred as she is a devout catholic. This is really a blot on the face of doing good for a loved one with an ulterior motive that is disguised with pink ribbons and women's health. It is ironic that they raise money for planned parenthood when the connection to breast cancer and abortion is very evident.

Dr Frank

Is there a national support group for Catholics with Cancer? I would like to know because I am doing a breast cancer project and I am trying to get resources together for people with cancer of all faiths but have not been able to find a resource for my own faith.

Nancy Vogel

Catholic Charities in the Phoenix dioceses has charities promoting Planned Parenthood. One is TAPP teen abstinence Prevention Pregnancy. TAPP players was always a Planned Parenthood org. Then there is Teen Maze also put on by Planned Parenthood and P.P. hides and ordinary people do not realize the truth. There is also a Domestic Violence group which also has links to Planned Parenthood. But I can not get anyone to shed a tear over the "front" groups. People just yawn it away. WE even had health fairs in 6 Catholic Churches for the Welfare Bill of TANF(Temporary assistance for needy families). To get people signed up(to find bodies) these Cath. Churches had Planned Parenthood flyers and contraceptives to IUDS displayed and not one person I knew in this one particular parish, blinked an eye! Two men helped me video tape and even watch prescriptions written out in the Church hall! No tears and the long lines for sign up were directed to poor, hispanic, uninsured parishes. I found our dioceses of Phoenix in 1995 supporting ads(baby Arizona, state funded) that referred for abortion, in the Catholic dioceses paper! Again no one is watching, no one cares! So, are catholics catholic? If they want and desire birth control/abortion they are fooling themselves if they think they are catholic; a follower of God. Nancy

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In our lives, we suffer a lot.. We walk through on several trials, that causes us to give up. Sometimes we think life is so unfair because of the hindrance we've been through. We struggle a lot to survive, but when things went wrong and everything is gone, we find someone to blame on and ask "why me?"..But things are just not constant, things may come and go, if not today, tommorrow, or never. But we need to value things that comes along our way, looking back the past may serve as our guidance to a new and better path forward..

“Every problem has a gift inside. We seek problems because we want their gifts.”

http://www.thankgodforebooks.com/breast-cancer-parr-rud.html

Trust Him

Monique, Jesus understands your struggle but you are listening to the negative message of the world -trust Jesus. He left His Church with the Truth- passing on to your daughter this truth is the greatest gift you can give her.
Why not contact the website with resoursec outlining Pope John Paul 2's Theology of the Body John Paul had a great way of relating to young people?
I will be praying for you on your journey
God Bless


TheologyOfTheBody.net


P. O. Box 815
Minooka
Illinois
USA
60447

(+1) 815-828-5094
(+1) 815-828-5096


Van Sales

I visited this blog first time and found it very interesting and informative.. Keep up the good work thanks..

Geri P.

Since October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this topic came up @ dinner the other nite. I had to do some googling, but came across this website. As I fumble thru the articles and comments, I want to know the bottom line... since the original article is dated 2005, is the Susan G. Komen Foundation still funding Planned Parenthood? And who are the other corporate sponsors? Thx

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