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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
 
Web Apps and Programs you may have overlooked:
 

Do you have a Android smartphone? Check out our app in the Google Play Store

 
 
About Saints (3)
 
August 2019 Do I need proof to return since the parish burnt down and records were lost and who is Saint Uriel?
August 2019 What do we mean when we say St. Joseph is our protector on Earth and advocate in Heaven?
August 2019 Can you explain why St. Lucy is the patron saint of salesmen?
Church disciplines, practices and traditions (small 't') (4)
 
General
August 2019 If there is foreign stuff in a Scapular with no image of Christ or any saint, is it from the Church?
August 2019 Is the practice of blessing with the left hand, instead of the right, something I should worry about?
For Easter
August 2019 Am I obliged to go to Mass on all four days of the Easter Triduum; from Holy Thursday to Easter?
August 2019 Was the way I received Holy Communion at Easter a major transgression or not?
 
On Purgatory and Indulgences (2)
 
August 2019 Are the indulgences given by Pope St. Pius X in the early 1900s still in effect?
August 2019 Though indulgences, can souls enter Heaven whose temporal punishment has not been satisfied?
On The Holy Mass: Ordo and Tridentine liturgies (13)
 
August 2019 Since I can't get to Confession before Mass, can I receive Communion to avoid a huge family rant?
August 2019 As a fallen away Catholic, could I have received Communion at my family member's Confirmation?
August 2019 If my daughter has cancer and cannot attend a Healing Mass, can I stand in as a proxy for her?
August 2019 Is a concelebrant, instead of the celebrant, allowed to perform the Fraction Rite during Mass?
August 2019 Why are the authors of the Epistles introduced as saints when the authors of the Gospels aren't?
August 2019 If I unintentionally missed Mass, do I need to go to Confession before receiving Holy Communion?
August 2019 Why does the Church celebrate Mass Ad Populum; is it because Jesus was crucified Ad Populum?
August 2019 What is the name given to the spoon and tray it rests on that, years ago, was used for Communion?
August 2019 How do I handle my sexaul cravings and is it sinful to go a long time without receiving Communion?
August 2019 Am I obliged to go to Mass on all four days of the Easter Triduum; from Holy Thursday to Easter?
August 2019 Was the way I received Holy Communion at Easter a major transgression or not?
August 2019 Is it appropriate to distribute Communion to those in the hospital who say they don't go to church?
August 2019 How can John 6 be used as evidence for transubstantiation if the Eucharist hadn't been instituted?
 
Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus Mother (4)
 
August 2019 What is it about Mary that people pray to her when a loved one is dying and the family is grieving?
August 2019 Is displaying a poster showing the Virgin Mary surrounded by rainbow halos considered profanity?
August 2019 If the Lord Jesus is truly God, why did He need Mary to complete His Great Work of salvation?
August 2019 If Jesus said, among anyone born of woman, none are greater than John, why do we exalt Mary?
Questions from seeking and confused Christians (3)
 
August 2019 Is it possible to denounce one's Confirmation vows, unconfirm yourself, or unbaptize yourself?
August 2019 Why do things go better for those who don't go to church, have no family prayers, etc. than for us?
August 2019 Do I need proof to return since the parish burnt down and records were lost and who is Saint Uriel?
 
Questions from those contemplating becoming a Catholic or Coming Home. (2)
 
August 2019 Since I feel a call to explore the Catholic faith more, can you help steer me in the right direction?
August 2019 If my parents don't allow me to join, am I putting my salvation at risk, if I don't formally convert?
 
Homosexual Issues  (0)
 
Life and Family Issues  (2)
 
August 2019 Since we are poorly-catechized, newbie Catholics, how do I persuade my hubby to forgo oral sex?
August 2019 In light of a strong libido and impotency issues, is this means of making love with my husband OK?
 
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 (3)
 
August 2019 What translations are they referring to when talking about the absence of Acts 8:37 in the Bible?
August 2019 If Jesus is the Almighty God then how do I interpret these Scripture passages?
August 2019 How can John 6 be used as evidence for transubstantiation if Its Institution hadn't yet occurred?
 
On Cults and Sects (1)
 
August 2019 When administering Baptism, is it valid if one is baptized "in the name of the 'Holy Ghost'"?
 
On Justification and Salvation (0)
 
Recommendation by: John DiMascio
August 2018 How Protestants Still Get Justification Wrong by Stephen Beale recommended by John DiMascio
 
On the Papacy, the Pope and Infallibility (2)
August 2019 Is there someone in the Vatican who could look into the ancient archives for info on these issues?
August 2019 Where can I get a Papal birthday greeting for my mother-in-law who turns 90 this October?
 
About the Sacraments (7)
 

General (2)

 
August 2019 Since I never received my First Communion should I receive that sacrament first or Confirmation?
August 2019 Do I need to marry in the Church to be able to receive Confirmation and have our son baptized?
 

Baptism (1)

August 2019 Can we have our child baptized without getting married in the Catholic Church?
 

Eucharist (0)

 

Confirmation (0)

 

Penance/Confession (1)

August 2019 When confessing to our priests, how specific one must be when mentioning our sins?
 

Anointing of the Sick (1) plus A SPECIAL KEEPSAKE

November2007 On the passing of my father — dialogue and reflections.
August 2019 Is it appropriate to distribute Communion to those in the hospital who say they don't go to church?
 

Marriage (1)

August 2019 Can we have our child baptized without getting married in the Catholic Church?
 
Priesthood (1)
August 2019 Can a Reverend marry in Christianity and what limitations, if any, does a married clergy have?  
 
On Marriage and relationship situations (0)
 
Specific people, organizations and events (7)
 
August 2019 Is the AskACatholic.com an official representative of the Catholic Church and the Pope?
August 2019 If a person is mentally unfit and unstable; and commits a murder, is (he/she) condemned to Hell?
August 2019 What is your attitude on the Crusades; why would a Catholic justify it, and what is a holy war?
August 2019 How does a lapsed Catholic who has committed several drug crimes become more spiritual in jail?
August 2019 Is there truth to this article that the Jesus story is not true and it's just a retelling of other gods?
August 2019 Did the pre-Vatican II Church, really say eating meat on Friday was a mortal sin punishable by Hell?
August 2019 How should we respond to the claim that Jesus is described as a black person in Revelations 1:14?
 
On Catholic Doctrine and Church teachings (8)
 
Memorial to: Clayton Bower Jr. Audio Memorial page.
  The 1942 Catholic Layman's Guide: A brief outline of what he should know and do.
August 2019 If God knows those that will go to Hell, why did He still create them?
August 2019 Is being born the Original Sin?
August 2019 Where can this quote about 'taking reasonable care of one's health" be found in our Catholic faith?
August 2019 How does belief influence and challenge an individual's perceptions and world views?
August 2019 Why did the Church write the Catechism of the Church and what was the purpose of writing it?
August 2019 When we die, do our souls go to Heaven or do we go into a state of not knowing, like being asleep?
August 2019 What causes those blessings to go away and will sinning cause a blessing to go away?
August 2019 Could a person in an isolated spot, where there's no Catholic Church, have an eternal relationship?
 
On Church views toward specific practices (7)
 
August 2019 Can a Catholic practice darkness meditation?
August 2019 Have books contrary to Catholic teachings ever been given an Imprimatur (and/or) a Nihil Obstat?
August 2019 Can I get a slit on my eyebrow or is it demonic?
August 2019 Is it OK to play a game called, Choices, which causes players to experiment with sexual partners?
August 2019 Should my cousins be allowed to perform in such attire or find a dance with more modest outfits?
August 2019 Is it wrong to ask a non-Catholic Christian to pray for you?
August 2019 How do I handle my sexaul cravings and is it sinful to go a long time without receiving Communion?
 
Church Internals (1)
 
August 2019 Where can I go to find out what relic is in the altar of my parish at St. Mary's in Custer, Michigan?
Church History (0)
 
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