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

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Pope Blasts Canada Over Gay Marriage

In a toughly worded statement, Pope Benedict XVI yesterday singled out Roman Catholic politicians in Canada who voted for gay marriage, urging them not to sacrifice their personal beliefs for the sake of opinion polls and social trends.

The Pope repeated his opposition to abortion and gay marriage after a week of meetings with Ontario Catholic bishops.

The group, including Aloysius Cardinal Ambrozic of Toronto, are wrapping up an ad limina visit to the Vatican -- a once-every-five-years courtesy call where they provide the Pope with a state-of-the-union report on their diocese...

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