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, April 23, 2006

Vatican Responds to Democratic Party Threats

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: In a general interview on the subject, The Vatican's secretary of Relations with States clarified the Catholic Church's position on intervention into the politics of nation-states. Recently in the United States, Democratic Party Chairman Howard Dean threatened the Catholic Church (and conservative Evangelical churches) with a revocation of their tax-exempt status if they continue to preach the tenets of the Christian faith on moral issues...

Church cannot stay out of public square when rights of mankind, religious freedoms are in question

Archbishop Giovanni Lajolo, the Vatican’s secretary for Relations with States, granted an interview with the Indonesian newspaper ‘Kompas’ this week, in which he explained the Catholic Church’s unique role in public life throughout the world, arguing its essential nature as a voice for morality and the fundamental rights of mankind...

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