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Due to the recent attacks on the Holy Father from the mainstream T.V. media and Print media,
I've created a separate page with a list of postings that may help confused Catholics on this and related issues.

I highly recommend you read all postings in this section.


Although the O'Reilly Factor, originally titled the O'Reilly Report, is off the air, because of the popularity of this show and the number of potential viewers who heard Bill's misstatements on Marian and similar Church Teachings, we have carried over his on-air blunders on the web pages below. Anyone is welcome to check our rebuttals for faithfulness.

As a person who appears to strive for the truth, especially in the faith, I'm sure Bill would welcome these corrects as an open-minded journalist.


'I got caught in the (PC) <Practicing Catholic> No Spin Zone! Don't you!'Notification of Correction: August 2006
Bill O'Reilly required Notification of Correction: Correcting what the Immaculate Conception is, and is not.

'I got caught in the (PC) <Practicing Catholic> No Spin Zone! Don't you!'Notification of Correction: August 2012
Bill O'Reilly required Notification of Correction. Topic: Distinguishing between dogma, doctrine and discipline

 
Where do I go to financially donate to the work you and your team does on behalf of the Church?

— Read this, if you have changed your mind, and wish to go under an alias name for your posting.
Do you publish questions of a personal nature with the person's name on it?

Please keep my town of Natick, Massachusetts in your prayers; we really need them.

— Mike Humphrey AskACatholic Web Admin.
 
The Vatican Congregation for the Clergy since January 2011 has been sending me Sunday Reflections on the Liturgy. I hope you enjoy them.
 
A Woman in Support of the All-Male Priesthood by Kathleen Laplante
What are the Catholic and Protestant views of the Rapture?
Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Verbum Domini
of the Holy Father Benedict XVI to Bishops, Clergy, Consecrated Persons and The Lay Faithful On The Word Of God In The Life And Mission Of The Church
 
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Learning more . . .

 
About Saints (0)
 
Church disciplines, practices and traditions (small 't') (3)
 
General
April 2019 Do you know if this was really the first time a 15th Station of the Cross was created and used?
For Lent
April 2019 How do I reconcile finding Joy in God vs. enjoying life on Earth while dying to my Earthly desires?
April 2019 Are mortal sins worse during Lent and are they forgivable?
 
On Purgatory and Indulgences (0)
 
On The Holy Mass: Ordo and Tridentine liturgies (5)
 
April 2019 In case of hazardous weather, will watching Mass on a computer suffice for my Sunday obligation?
April 2019 Do Catholic (priests, monks, nuns, etc.) have to sit in a certain place at Mass and other services?
April 2019 Is it possible for a Catholic lady to receive Communion if she has had relationships with a Moslem?
April 2019 What is the equivalent Catholic book to the Episcopal church's 'Book of Common Prayer'?
April 2019 What are the Church's official (teachings|statements) on these Church and liturgical issues?
 
Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus Mother (0)
 
Questions from seeking and confused Christians (4)
 
April 2019 Am I obliged to correct these church gals for posting immodest pants and clothing on Facebook?
April 2019 Should I correct my family though I think they won't listen to me or just pray and lead by example?
April 2019 Am I bound to correct these people when I am in an awkward position and afraid to tell them?
April 2019 At my young age, can you tell me if these are mortal sins and, if so, how to confess them?
 
Questions from those contemplating becoming a Catholic or Coming Home. (11)
 
April 2019 If I never knew my faith, would I need to be re-baptized before learning and practicing it again?
April 2019 Do you have advice for my new female friendship In light of my past union and return to the faith?
April 2019 In this marital situation, can a baptized Pentecostal receive the sacraments at the Easter Vigil?
April 2019 Do you have good advice for someone being drawn to the Lord while practicing the Catholic faith?
April 2019 Do expectations vary among parishes for new Catholics, what do I learn first, and how do I fit in?
April 2019 What is the next step for a teen, whose parents stopped going to Church, to return to the faith?
April 2019 As a Catholic convert, can I offer a Mass for my non-Catholic parents?
April 2019 What would be a good Study Bible, recognized by the Church, for someone new to Catholicism?
April 2019 What is the equivalent Catholic book to the Episcopal church's 'Book of Common Prayer'?
April 2019 Since I have anxiety about telling a person my darkest faults is there an alternative to Confession?
April 2019 Can you help me with these philosophical ideas about faith and belief related to the Eucharist?
 
Homosexual Issues  (0)
 
Life and Family Issues  (6)
 
April 2019 If the Church disapproves of birth control since it tampers with God's plan, should IVF be avoided?
April 2019 Is surrogacy acceptable when a sister is a surrogate for her brother and his wife for no money?
April 2019 Are abortion and (the military killing of the enemy) both breaking the Sixth Commandment?
April 2019 Is it a mortal sin for me to masturbate her vagina until she climaxes during intercourse?
April 2019 Why does God give children to those not interested in being parents and not to couples who are?
April 2019 If a sex issue is vague, can the faithful choose either side and can intrinsically evil sin not be sin?
 
Questions on the Catholic doctrine "Outside the Church there is no Salvation"  (0)
 
Brother Gregory Conant O.S.B. December 6, 1927 to July 23, 2015; Requiescat In Pace, my friend!

My good conversational friend, Brother Gregory Conant, O.S.B. died peacefully on July 23, 2015 at Saint Benedict Abbey, Still River, Massachusetts, after a lengthy illness.

I personally knew Brother Gregory before, and after, he was a professed monk at St. Benedict Abbey in Still River, Massachusetts. His engaging conversation in various areas of Church history as it related to various teachings of the Church was something no other consecrated religious will ever come close to. If he wasn't talking about history, he was talking about Popes and Catholic Councils and the effect they had on society and the world for a specific period of time.

This was a unique Benedictine monk! . . . no doubt!

His love for the Church and Church history had an important impact on my life for which I am grateful.

Requiescat In Pace, my friend!
December 6, 1927 to July 23, 2015

Mike Humphrey
(Read his obituary here.)

 
On the Sacred Scriptures (4)
 
April 2019 Should I share these passages with my addiction group though they seem to contradict each other?
April 2019 What the heck does Bible mean when it refers to an 'Anti-Christ' and is this taught in Catholicism?
April 2019 Is there a Protestant way (reading each book in order) and a Catholic way to read the Bible?
April 2019 What would be a good Study Bible, recognized by the Church, for someone new to Catholicism?
 
On Cults and Sects (0)
 
On Justification and Salvation (1)
 
Recommendation by: John DiMascio
August 2018 How Protestants Still Get Justification Wrong by Stephen Beale recommended by John DiMascio
April 2019 Is a person's salvation contingent on others and, if not, why should we pray and evangelize them?
 
On the Papacy, the Pope and Infallibility (0)
 
About the Sacraments (7)
 

General (1)

 
April 2019 How is it that both Baptism and Confirmation occur below the age of reason and rational thought?
 

Baptism (2)

April 2019 If the priest who baptized me was arrested and found guilty of crimes, should I be re-baptized?
April 2019 Is it OK to have our new Catholic daughter dedicated in a baby dedication at a Protestant church?
 

Eucharist (1)

April 2019 Can you help me with these philosophical ideas about faith and belief related to the Eucharist?
 

Confirmation (0)

 

Penance/Confession (1)

April 2019 Since I have anxiety about telling a person my darkest faults is there an alternative to Confession?
 

Anointing of the Sick (0) plus A SPECIAL KEEPSAKE

November2007 On the passing of my father — dialogue and reflections.
 

Marriage (1)

April 2019 What is the validity of Protestant and secular marriages and is their conjugal love permissible?
 
Priesthood (1)
April 2019 Do you know a source that confirms that a married Catholic priest can never hold the title 'pastor'?
 
On Marriage and relationship situations (4)
 
April 2019 If I have repented of my sins, lapsed faith, civil marriage and two divorces, can I go to Confession?
April 2019 Is it a sin to love and marry a second cousin and can we have our marriage blessed by the Church?
April 2019 In light of my husband's cheating, a family cover-up, and his health, is it sinful to feel resentment?
April 2019 What is the validity of Protestant and secular marriages and is their conjugal love permissible?
 
Specific people, organizations and events (4)
 
April 2019 What is the Episcopal Vicar for Clergy and Consecrated Life?
April 2019 Why do Catholic priests repeatedly assault young kids and wasn't Jesus a Communist?
April 2019 Where do they get the population or number of Catholics that are reported worldwide each year?
April 2019 Was Jesus' cousin Judas Iscariot or Jude Thaddeus?
 
On Catholic Doctrine and Church teachings (7)
 
Memorial to: Clayton Bower Jr. Audio Memorial page.
  The 1942 Catholic Layman's Guide: A brief outline of what he should know and do.
April 2019 If science and historians can prove that past lives are real, why can't the Church accept them?
April 2019 Why does God answer our questions this way and when preachers say this, what do they mean?
April 2019 Can you explain 'values' and 'discipleship' as it relates to faith and where does conscience fit in?
April 2019 For a Catholic believer, what would be the main thing said about God by the Catholic Church?
April 2019 Is God the afterlife or is He inside of humans, and if He's the afterlife, is Heaven or Hell the price?
April 2019 What are the Church's official (teachings|statements) on these Church and liturgical issues?
April 2019 If a sex issue is vague, can the faithful choose either side and can intrinsically evil sin not be sin?
 
On Church views toward specific practices (4)
 
April 2019 Is it a mortal sin to say, 'Oh, my God?'
April 2019 Does forgiving those who trespass against us also include forgiving others like Hitler, Stalin, etc.?
April 2019 Can you show me any teaching that says one could not devote their entire prayer life to the Lord?
April 2019 Although I know the body is temple of the Holy Spirit, is it a sin to smoke marijuana?
 
Church Internals (1)
 
April 2019 Is it proper to use the Adoration Chapel for purposes other than Eucharistic Adoration?
Church History (0)
 
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