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“The legalization of the termination of pregnancy is none other than the authorization given to an adult, with the approval of an established law, to take the lives of children yet unborn and thus incapable of defending themselves. It is difficult to imagine a more unjust situation, and it is very difficult to speak of obsession in a matter such as this, where we are dealing with a fundamental imperative of every good conscience — the defense of the right to life of an innocent and defenseless human being.”
- Bl. John Paul II
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"All laws which are repugnant to the Constitution are null and void."
- Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. 137, 176
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"Men by their constitutions are naturally divided into two parties: 1. Those who fear and distrust the people, and wish to draw all powers from them into the hands of the higher classes. 2. Those who identify themselves with the people, have confidence in them, cherish and consider them as the most honest and safe, although not the most wise depositary of the public interests."
- Thomas Jefferson to Henry Lee, 1824. ME 16:73
Daily Archives: 1 July 2008
This is from the website of the SSPX. It seems to be an official statement.
My emphases and comments.
CONCERNING THE ULTIMATUM [They are calling it an "ultimatum" also.]of Cardinal Castrillon HoyosReleased on July 1, 2008 from DICI.
On June 4, 2008, at … Continue reading
At the bottom of the hour, in just a few minutes, I will head to the Sabine Chapel and say Mass.
I am especially thankful for the recent news about the Transalpine Redemptorists.
However, as good as this news is, I am … Continue reading
Rorate has something which I heard about a couple days ago, but which I couldn’t confirm concretely.
Let there be sung Non nobis and Te Deum.
Here is the site of the Transalpine Redemptorists:
Tuesday, July … Continue reading
This is in from the Times. My emphases and comments.
Church of England clergy plan mass exit over women bishops1,300 write protest letter to archbishop
Ruth Gledhill, Religion Correspondent
More than 1,300 clergy, including 11 serving bishops, have written to the archbishops of … Continue reading
Our sharp-eyed friends at Rorate have a very interesting story. Not my translation, but my emphases and comments:
I.Media: SSPX asks for removal of excommunications
… Continue reading
This sad story comes from the Boston Globe.
I just posted an entry a while ago, mentioning that Archbp. Burke, when he was in St. Louis, saved one of their great churches by entrusting it to a traditional group.
Closure doesn’t have … Continue reading
This question came via e-mail:
I have seen a number of patterns of spoken congregational response in Masses in the Extraordinary Form. Occasionally you get something like the old "Dialogue Mass", a low Mass where the congregation joins the server for … Continue reading
1 July 2008 is the third anniversary of the canonical erection of the St. Francis de Sales Oratory of the Institute of Christ the King, Sovereign Priest.
This German Gothic revival church had been slated for closure, but was rescued … Continue reading
I found this:
StarTribune.comAudacious theft at archbishop’s home nets Catholic treasures
By ANTHONY LONETREE, Star Tribune
June 30, 2008
An overnight burglary at the St. Paul residence of new Archbishop John Nienstedt netted the thief or thieves the gem- and precious-metal-laden rings and crosses … Continue reading