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Disturbing Encounters in the Catholic Confession Box

In my first year of ministry as a priest in Park Street Catholic Church, Port of Spain, Trinidad, I remember in vivid detail what a difficult time I had with the Saturday confessions.  Each Saturday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., many Catholics queued up outside the confession box waiting their turn to enter to tell us Read More

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Pope Francis Shows His True Colors

Cardinal Bergoglio, once elected, chose the name Pope Francis in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis was known to be a softhearted lover of nature. Accordingly, Pope Francis cleverly implied that he would be similarly unassuming, kind, and harmless. On the other hand, from his first speech and his subsequent presentations, he has Read More
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The First Martyrs of the Reformation

This video features Historian Sinclair Horne as interviewed by Richard Bennett. Patrick Hamilton and George Wishart were the first martyrs in Scotland. Their lives and their martyrdom were the trigger to set the Reformation on the right course in Scotland and later across the world. The program was made on location at two historical settings Read More

The Counter Reformation and the Jesuit Order

Ignatius of Loyola founded the  Roman Catholic Jesuit order in 1530 as a means of countering the work of God in the reformation. PlayStop X MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_0 = [ { name: "The Counter Reformation and the Jesuit Order", formats: ["mp3"], mp3: "aHR0cHM6Ly8wMmQ3Y2RiLm5ldHNvbGhvc3QuY29tL2JlcmVhbmJlYWNvbi9hcmNoaXZlcy9hdWRpby9hdWRpby9SZXNwb25zZV9vZl90aGVfUGFwYWN5X3RvX3RoZV9SZWZvcm1hdGlvbl9QYXJ0X0kubXAz", counterpart:"", artist: "", image: "true", imgurl: "" } ]; MP3jPLAYERS[0] = { list:MP3jPLAYLISTS.MI_0, tr:0, Read More

A Bride of Christ

Former Roman Catholic Nun, Mary Ann Pakiz, had been attracted to the Church thinking that she might best serve the Lord as a bride of Christ. Only to discover abnormal life and lesbianism within the convent.  Some of what Mary Ann has to say is very disturbing but it still must be made open as Read More
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Biblical Communion: True Fellowship with the Lord

Once a person stands before the All Holy God accepted in Christ the Beloved,[1] clothed with the righteousness of Christ, that person has the basis of fellowship with God.  In sanctification as He writes His law on the hearts of the believers, they strive to be holy as He is.  He is then their God and they are Read More

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Marriage is God’s Institution, Not Papal Rome’s

The old adage that states, “the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world” could more aptly be declared as “the hand that controls marriage rules the world.”  Before we can critique the Catholic Church’s legal control of marriage, we must first examine the biblical source of marriage and establish that it is of divine origin.  As Read More

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The Catholic Priesthood: Mystique and Scandal?

One might wonder what remains of the glory of the Catholic priesthood in face of the worldwide scandals, and in particular those that have occurred recently in the U.S.A.  For example, on July 7th 2003 under the heading “Clergy Sex Abuse: Justice Must Come for the Bishops,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported, “That there are Read More

Overview of the history of the Papal Church

The Papal Church is a magnificently rich, splendidly housed political and ecclesiastical power headquartered in Rome. It stands in stark contrast to what started there in the first century with pastors ministering to small congregations. The differences are graphic. The early home churches under their pastors looked to the authority of the Word of God Read More