Articles Posted in the " Catholicism " Category

  • The Pope is Wrong This Time

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s a lot to like about Pope Francis, Save Jerseyans. His pastoral style. His charitable nature. His ability to communicate complex theology in every day language. He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty; he “walks the walk” unlike so many priests in our own country who […]


  • Francis: Assisted Suicide a “false sense of compassion”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I know a healthy number of the New Jersey legislators who vote FOR assisted suicide murder last week also happen to be Catholics, Save Jerseyans, or at least they were baptized Catholic. So it’s not irrelevant to note that the Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, weighed in on […]


  • For Governor Palin’s Edification

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Lesson #1: the holy sacrament of Baptism isn’t something Christians do to terrorists… unless, of course, they genuinely repent and want to turn over a new leaf… h/t Pope Francis:


  • The Saints: Courageous and Flawed

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Peggy Noonan spoke to ETWN on Sunday morning (Rome time) to give her historical perspective on Pope John Paul the Great, Save Jerseyans, who along with Pope John XIII was canonized on Sunday at an overflow Vatican City open air mass led by Pope Francis. John XXIII is best remembered for […]


  • I Want to Remember More Than Evil

    By Matt Janeczko, OFM CAP. | Catholic How I remember, as a kindergarten student, knowing that Saddam Hussein was a bad man and that it was right and just that we were going to invade Iraq: Operation Desert Shield turning into Operation Desert Storm was a good thing. I remember making several phone calls to college […]


  • Secrets Of The Italian Feast Of Seven Fishes

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot People always ask me about the Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes served on Christmas Eve. So strong is this tradition that I can honestly say that in my lifetime I’ve never spent a Christmas Eve without a variety of fish dishes spread before me. This is a hallowed custom that […]


  • If Francis Could Meet Cory

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis’s criticism of capitalism continues to be a hot topic through the first half of the Christmas season, Save Jerseyans, although as a friend pointed out to me earlier today, the Holy Father’s distrust of free markets isn’t anything new for Catholic hierarchy. Francis is a good man with plenty […]


  • Is The Pope Against Capitalism And Free Markets?

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot There is growing concern about what appear to be recent attacks on free markets and on capitalism itself by Pope Francis. Mary Anastasia O’Grady has analyzed all this quite objectively in the Wall Street Journal. Here’s part of what she has to say: In the document released last week he [Pope Francis] […]


  • Obama Shuts Down Military Masses

    Catholic Priests Are Subject To Arrest For Military Ministry During Government Shutdown By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Civilian Catholic priests employed by the federal government have been forbidden by the Obama administration from performing their ministries with military personnel during the government shutdown and are subject to arrest even if they do so voluntarily, according to John Schlageter, the […]


  • Pope Francis Shakes Up NJ, Too

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis is in the news for his decidedly different approach to social issues than his predecessors, Save Jerseyans, but the recently-minted Supreme Pontiff’s penchant for rocking the boat isn’t limited to public policy debates and long-fought culture wars. He’s shaking stuff up in the Garden State, too. According to […]


  • Pope Francis’s Easter Vigil

    “That is Not the Place to Look for the One Who is Alive” (VIDEO) By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Pope Francis delivered his first Easter message on Saturday evening during the Vatican’s annual Easter Vigil liturgy. This guy sure knows how to give a speech homily, Save Jerseyans, if you hadn’t heard already:


  • Mr. Smith Goes to Rome

    Speaker Tasks Smith to Lead Congressional Delegation to Pope Francis Inauguration By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker of the House John Boehner has tasked Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and leader on many international human rights efforts, to lead the bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation to attend the investiture […]


  • Can Pope Francis Take Over CPAC, Too?

    First Impression? Francis I Seems to Know How to Communicate Traditional Christian Values Without Alienating His Flock By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s little doubt that the newly-elected Pope Francis I is a conservative like the rest of the College of Cardinals of which he is now an alumnus, Save Jerseyans. The man who used […]