Daily Archives: 12 May 2007

Winners and losers

Today was "Family Day" in Rome and it was a huge, vast, mind-blowing success.  It was lay organized and attended.  It would have been a success, according to the organizers, had over 100,000 people come to St. John Lateran for … Continue reading

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Benedict to drug dealers – think about hell

The Pope traveled to a drug and addiction rehabilitation site run by Franciscan religious. His words are compassionate for those who have been through the mill, for victims, but very hard hitting again for those who participated in their victimization … Continue reading

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A Sabine view via webcam

In early June I am slated to head back to the Sabine Farm for a while. Here is a morning view through the front Sabine webcam. I see the trees are flowering.  I miss that. 

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Brazil: Benedict beats brother bishops black n’ blue

Yesterday the Holy Father beat the stuffing out of the bishops in São Paolo.  They are about to fire up their plenary meeting of the CELAM (all the Latin American bishops conferences).  I posted the text of the Pope’s address … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 26: Augustine on the Alleluia; Catholic pro-abortion politicians & Communion,

In today’s PODCAzT I present an excerpt from St. Augustine’s commentary on Ps. 148.  I also rant about Holy Communion and Catholic public figures who actively and concretely promote abortion.

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