Catholic Allies in Truth aim to "Defend the Faith by promoting Truth."
Be free people! What do I mean? Perhaps it is thought that freedom means doing everything one likes, or seeing how far one can go.... This is not freedom. Freedom means being able to think about what we do, being able to assess what is good and what is bad, these are the types of conduct that lead to development; it means always opting for the good. Let us be free for goodness. And in this do not be afraid to go against the tide, even if it is not easy! Always being free to choose goodness is demanding, but it will make you into people with a backbone who can face life, people with courage and patience.... Pope Francis
What "Social Justice" Really Means by Rev. James Schall
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See 'Articles' page. Our latest postings are:
Secular Humanism: A Religion and a Destructive Way of Life by Anthony J. Sacco
Myths of the Minimun Wage by David Rippe of Catholic Allies in Truth
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Events in the Rocky Mt. Region --- May 15 through May 18, 2015
A speaker from the Catholic Media Coalition, Stephanie Block, was hosted by Catholic Allies in Truth (both Denver, CO and Cheyenne, WY, Chapters).
Mrs. Block presented information important to all who care about the culture and its churches. The community organizing based on principles taught by Saul Alinsky have been a negative, unChristian influence about which our guest speaker has studied and written extensively. While most of her experience has been among Catholics, the problems are widespread and impact many religions. Below is a copy of the announcements distributed.
Deceit is widespread in the culture today. The antidote is Truth.
Catholic journalist and researcher, Stephanie Block, exposed some surprising truths in
Alinskyian Organizing 101
Mrs. Block specializes in issues concerning Catholic social justice and doctrinal dissent. She also edits Los Pequeños de Cristo’s monthly publication The Pepper. As an expert on community organizing networks and their impact upon churches, she has authored the four volume series entitled Change Agents: Alinskyian Organizing Among Religious Bodies.
Her presentation was free & open to the public.
Venues from May 15th through May 18th, 2015 at 6:30 pm:
Denver, CO (Littleton); Fort Collins, CO ; Cheyenne, WY
Catholic Media Coalition (www.catholicmediacoalition.org)
[For Cheyenne, WY, and Denver,CO Chapters and Los Angeles news -- please scroll down.]
Cheyenne, WY Chapter
"And so it seems certain to me that the Church is facing very hard times. The real crisis has scarcely begun. We will have to count on terrific upheavals. But I am equally certain about what will remain at the end: not the Church of the political cult, which is dead already...but the Church of faith. She may well no longer be the dominant social power to the extent that she was until recently; but she will enjoy a fresh blossoming and be seen as man's home, where he will find life and hope beyond death."
Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, "Faith and the Future," 1970
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Texas Bishop Emeritus Rene Gracida urges defunding of Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) because of its continued support of organizations that promote anti-Catholic teachings and activities which go against the policies of the CCHD. Other bishops agree and express similar concerns. At the very least, they urge their fellow bishops at the USCCB to cease support of Alinsky- style community organizing groups as they are frequently the sources of doctrinal dissension, agitation and divisiveness. See www.reformcchdnow.com.
Announcing Volumes 1, 2 3, and 4 of "Change Agents: Alinskyian Organizing among Religious Bodies" by Stephanie Block. These have been published online by Spero and are available at Amazon.
"Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy. Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Winston Churchill It is incompatible with Christianity and has been condemned by every Pope since Pius IX, approximately 130 years ago.
We have distributed St. Michael, the Archangel, and St. Joseph, Protector of the Universal Church, prayer cards. These have been well-received by the parishes and by students at St. Mary's School in Cheyenne. In the passed we have distributed a small brochure entitled "Secret to Sanctity and Happiness" by Cardinal Mercier (a mini-novena to the Holy Spirit) and available from the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, call (410)398-3057, www.oblates.org.
We are now members of the Catholic Media Coalition, ww.catholicmediacoalition.org, and work with them regarding the negative influences of Alinskyian community organizing and on entities who promote anti-Catholic heterodoxies.
We have purchased a large icon of St. Michael the Archangel for St. Mary's Cathedral, Diocese of Cheyenne, and are promoting the theme: "The Battle Is Real."
As lay people, we take to heart these words of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen:
"It is time for the laity to exhort our bishops to be shepherds rather than politicians, to walk in the footsteps of Jesus who rebuked the politically-motivated religious leaders of his day as ' white sepulchers ... full of dead men's bones'. "