Patti Armstrong

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Two Abuse Victims Who Came Back to the Church

Amid outrage at clergy sexual abuse, there are sometimes questions about the victims. Why did they allow it? Why do some wait so long to come forward?  And why can’t they see it is bad men and not bad teaching to blame? Paul Peloquin, a...

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Was This Noted Time Magazine Writer Possessed by Satan?

With November’s death of the infamous anti-god theologian Thomas J.J. Altizer, who espoused “God is dead” in the 1960s, there has emerged his testimony indicating that Satan had taken over his body one night. He died at the age of 91 of a stroke...

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10 Ways to Help the Blessed Mother in the New Year

If you want the world to be a better place in 2019, promote the Blessed Mother. God chose Mary to get closer to us and through his first public miracle of changing water into wine, he revealed that going through his Blessed Mother brings us...

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The Miraculous Roses of Our Lady of Guadalupe

While many people know the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe’s appearance in Mexico to Juan Diego on Dec. 12, 1531, not everyone knows the significance that roses played in the miraculous event. Our family visited the shrine in 2006 and my husband...

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The Devil Behind Population Decline

While groups gather at grocery stores to hold chicken funerals and airlift carnivorous lobsters to Maine (you know I’m not kidding, right?) population growth for humans—aka the ones with souls — has taken a nosedive. A study on trends in every...

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We Need a Plan to Deal With Narcissist Clergy

Could it be that the Church does not yet have a plan to deal with the sex abuse scandal and the crises of confidence because self-preserving, narcissist personalities stand in the way? Humble servant leaders dedicated to shepherding are not adept...

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Exorcist Warns About Celine Dion’s Occult Children’s Clothing

Iconic singer Céline Dion was raised Catholic but her just-released New World Order-themed, gender-neutral clothing for children indicates she has gone to the dark side. Her "grand unveiling" included a disturbing video of her breaking into a...

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4 Perspectives on How to Respond to Catholic Scandals

It’s clear that the dust from the Church sexual abuse scandals will not clear any time soon. What is not entirely clear is how Catholics should respond. The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains why it’s so damaging: Scandal takes on a...

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Does Your Life “Still Stink?”

I’ve always loved John Holmes’ quote: “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” So, it seemed callous when someone posted an article on social media titled: Why I Stopped Helping People and You Should...

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14 Catholic Survival Tips for the Election

This article originally appeared at the Register on Oct. 27, 2016. Are you excited for Election Day? I’m guessing not. Regardless of who wins, a world in the midst of a spiritual breakdown zaps our enthusiasm for the election. Our government is...