It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Sunday, January 8, 2006

Pope Attacks "Culture of Death"

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict performed the first baptisms of his pontificate on Sunday, using the occasion to launch an impassioned denunciation of irresponsible sex and a "culture of death" that he said pervaded the modern world.

Pope Benedict, abandoning his prepared sermon, compared the wild excesses of the ancient Roman empire to 21st century society and urged people to rediscover their faith...

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Meanwhile, American Liberals respond by trying smear a Catholic nominee to the Supreme Court, while the Muslim world responds by releasing the man from prison who attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II. Yes, the Holy Father is right, the whole world is immersed in a 'culture of death' which in many ways rivals even that of the ancient Romans. All Christians must unite on this, or the forces of this world will unite against us. It's sort of like what Benjamin Franklin said at the signing of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. "Gentlemen, we had better all hang together, or else we'll all hang separately."