Appendix F

Appendix F: Relevant Links (active 3/07/2016)


General and Church-related Links:

  1. The Liturgy of the Hours:
  2. Homily of Pope Paul VI on 29 June 1972: p-vi hom 19720629.html
  3. Pope John Paul II’s Encyclical Letter Fides et Ratio:
  4. Pope Bendict XVI’s Encyclical Letter Caritas in Veritate:
  5. “On the Trail of Aparecida”:
  6. Leader of Catholic-Funded Org Performs Same-Sex Marriages:
  7. A Christian Prayer in Unity With Creation,” paragraph #246 :
  8. “Meet the Muslim Mystic Pope Francis Cited in His Encyclical”: TIME magazine, June 18, 2015:
  9. Technological Singularity:


Abortion/Sterilization Links:

  1.  The UN and the Vatican: Politicizing Torture to Defend Abortion:
  2. Mass Sterilization: Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine:
  3. Kenyan Government launches probe into UN vaccines and sterilization claim:
  4. UN Denies secretly sterilizing KenyanWomen:
  5. UN Official to Vatican: Catholic Teaching on Abortion: Form of Torture:
  6. Kenyan Bishops express concern over polio vaccine ;
  7. CCHD gives $65,000 to group led by donor to pro-abortion and same-sex marriage causes:
  8. The Pope’s Unforgiving Message of Forgiveness on Abortion Calling sin ‘sin’ is cruel?:
  9. 200+ congressmen back elderly nuns against ‘oppressive’ abortifacient HHS mandate:


Euthanasia Links:

  1. In Belgium, 18% of patients who die are killed by their doctors:
  2. Almost 1000 deaths are hastened without explicit request each year in Belgium:
  3. Almost half of the Belgian euthanasia deaths may not have been reported in 2013:
  4. Québec doctors survey shows that the euthanasia law will be abused:
  5. Dutch pediatricians: Allow euthanasia for children under 12:
  6. Healthy 24-year-old woman to be euthanized in Belgium:
  7. Surely you’re joking, Mr Denton – Belgian euthanasia is a problem free zone?:
  8. There’s never enough death for euthanasia fanatics: source US_Headlines_06_19_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0caba610ac-6c1034852f-326215702
  9. The underground Dutch system for do-it-yourself euthanasia:
  10. The coming euthanasia bureaucracy:
  11. The Netherlands approves euthanasia for severe dementia:
  12. Keeping the piranhas busy: the terrifying implications of legalizing assisted suicide:
  13. Ontario ratifies policy forcing doctors to take part in euthanizing patients:


Religious Persecution Links:

  1. Veterans banned from saying ‘God’ or ‘Jesus’ at military funerals:
  2. Catholic Physicians who want to follow their consciences must emigrate:
  3. VA Hospital takes down Veteran’s Christmas Decorations:
  4. US Army Chaplain reprimanded for citing Scripture in suicide prevention program:
  5. Boston doctor loses final appeal after he was fired for opposing hospital’s LGBT agenda:
  6. Oregon bakery pays damages in lesbian wedding cake case:


U.N and Sustainability:

  1. Earth Charter website:
  2. Report of the UN Conference on Environment and Development:
  3. Financing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals:
  4. SD2015:
  5. Know the Sustainable Development Goals:


The links listed above are information links regarding issues and news of general interest which relate to matters relevant to the situation of the Catholic Church in the secular world at the time of the 2nd printing of “Half a Dialogue.”  

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