Daily Archives: 9 May 2007

Cong. Saints: Decree on Heroic Virtues of PIUS XII!

The Congregation for the Causes of the Saints approved the decree on the heroic virtues of Pius XII.  
This means that the Congregation, after study of his life, testimony about him, his writing and works, etc., that Pius XII has … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Pope’s comment on excommunication “clarifed”

UPDATE: The spokesman, Fr. Lombardi, was right on the spot, it seems:
You knew this had to happen.
From Alessandro Gisotti of Vatican Radio (my translation):
To a question about politicians in Mexico who supported the law to decriminalize abortion, the Pope underscored … Continue reading

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Pope: Excommunication for pro-abortion politicians?

The majority of the media have this Pope pegged for dull, and so they don’t cover him either closely or accurately.
Thus, they leap to their Corona’s only when they can sex-up a byline.
How’s this?
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — … Continue reading

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What’s up at St. Agnes parish’s High School?

Years ago I heard Card. George tell a large meeting of Catholic journalists that it was our responsibility to report on the life of grace and God’s action in our midst.
I have something to report.
The fascinating famous parish of St. … Continue reading

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9 May: St. Isaiah, prophet

Today is the commemoration of the 8th c. St. Isaiah, the prophet of the Old Testament. The Martyrologium Romanum has an entry for him.
1. Commemoratio sancti Isaiae, prophetae, qui, in diebus Oziae, Iotham, Achaz et Ezechiae, regum … Continue reading

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Your Mass report and another blognic

On my last PODCAzT I extended a word of thanks to you who have been so supportive of this WDTPRS project.  I said I would on Tuesday 8 May say Mass in thanksgiving for you.   Yesterday, a friend came for … Continue reading

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