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Catholics United for the Faith is an international lay apostolate founded in 1968 by H. Lyman Stebbins to support, defend, and advance the efforts of the teaching Church in accord with the teachings of the Second Vatican Council.

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Catholics United for the Faith (CUF) is an international lay apostolate, building on the only sure foundation for happiness and renewal of the family and society: the teachings of Jesus Christ and His Church.

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The Essential Meaning and Purpose of Catholics United for the Faith

Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in Article, Special Report | 0 comments

The Essential Meaning and Purpose of Catholics United for the Faith

by H. Lyman Stebbins (Founder of CUF) An Address Delivered to the St. Michael the Defender Chapter of CUF, Memphis, Tennessee, December 6, 1974. Source: CUF International The essential meaning and purpose of Catholics United for the Faith are fundamental and simple, yet I think they must be seen under at least three aspects. I’ll mention the first two without offering much...

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Institutions complicit in the sexualisation of children

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Article | 0 comments

Institutions complicit in the sexualisation of children

1984 is upon us, and the Big Brother is issuing his New Clothes to his lulled subjects. Exposing children to sexually explicit novels seems to be the latest trend among institutions embracing the liberal ideology, where even schools are complicit in distributing such materials to them without parental knowledge or consent. There was ‘Into the River’ by Ted Dawe,...

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Evils Wrought by Contraceptive Mentality

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Article, Special Report | 0 comments

Evils Wrought by Contraceptive Mentality

Our community has been in drastic decline for about fifty years. What is the cause of that decline? This Special Report goes to the root of the decline, and finds alignment with the prophetic teachings of Pope Paul VI.     Contents1 Humanae Vitae2 Contraceptive Mentality3 Devastation of the Family3.1 Divorce, De Facto Marriages, …4 Divorce5 De Facto Marriages6...

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Defend the Holy See

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Article, News | 0 comments

Defend the Holy See

From our friends at C-FAM, a disturbing new development at the UN, as the Vatican comes under fire by the UN Committee: Dear Colleague, This is perhaps the most outrageous thing I have seen in all my 17 years at the UN. A UN Committee has told the Catholic Church to let kids have sex, contraception and abortions. This simply boggles the imagination. We have launched a...

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Survey for the Synod on Marriage and the Family

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Survey for the Synod on Marriage and the Family

This is our opportunity to let Rome know our views on how Church teaching on marriage and the family is received in NZ. It is important that we let our voices be heard, especially if changes are being considered. The survey must be completed and submitted by 13 January 2014. To complete the survey go to the following link: Online Survey   Here is the original article...

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“Ad Orientem? Nah, not my cuppa tea….”

Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in Article | 0 comments

“Ad Orientem? Nah, not my cuppa tea….”

This post is brought to you by one of the young CUF members, as she reflects on her experience at Holy Mass… and some of the distractions that can present themselves!  So here I am, attending a Novus Ordo Mass in New York, and the priest celebrating the Mass looks like he could be on Baywatch – classic American movie-star good looks. I’m struggling to be present...

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Apostleship of Prayer, June 2013

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in Prayers & Devotions | 0 comments

Apostleship of Prayer, June 2013

The Pope’s Intentions for the month. (Promoted by the Jesuits, and endorsed by the Holy Father): Lord Jesus Christ, your heart was full of compassion for all men and women, especially for those in pain and need. Help me this day to have a heart like yours. United with your sacrifice in the Mass, let me not be wrapped up in my own selfish concerns, but open to your...

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Religious Liberty & Vatican II

Posted by on May 12, 2013 in Audio | 0 comments

Religious Liberty & Vatican II

Michael Davies speaks on Religious Liberty and the Second Vatican Council. Topics of discussion include: Limit to “freedom of speech”, by the common good; Truth and goodness as objects of freedom; Teachings on Religious Freedom in historical Church teachings and in Vatican II; Vatican II teaching as an import of the American Constitution on Religious Freedom;...

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Letter on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Correspondence | 0 comments

This is the letter received through the Apostolic Nunciature in reply to the letter sent on behalf of CUF NZ on resignation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. His prayers from the Monastery are with us....

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