Daily Archives: 19 November 2008

Statement for WDTPRS from the Spokesperson for H.E. Card. Schönborn

I received this statement from Erich Leitenberger, the spokesman for His Eminence Christoph Card. Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna.
This regards the entry here, where a video of the Mass in question is posted.  Discussion is there.
Dear Father Zuhlsdorf,
regarding Your blog … Continue reading

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Former Sen. Daschle (D-SD) as Sec. of Health and Human Services?

I heard that former Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD) is being considered for a cabinet level position in the new administration.  He is thought to be the next Secretary for Health and Human Services.
Here is an editorial I wrote back in … Continue reading

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19 Nov. 1863: The Gettysburg Address

Four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg, on the afternoon of Thursday 19 November 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a "few appropriate remarks" at the dedication of the cemetery for fallen soldiers.
After a 13,607 word speech … Continue reading

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WSJ on the Synod on Scripture

From the Wall Street Journal
My emphases and comments.
NOVEMBER 14, 2008, 5:19 A.M. ET
A New Counter – Reformation Starts at the Vatican By DAVID GIBSON
For most of October, more than 200 Catholic bishops, along with sundry theologians … Continue reading

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Bp. D’Arcy on the new translation

A kind reader alerts us to this:
Please find below a statement from my diocesan bishop, His Excellency the Most Rev. John M. D’Arcy [of the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend] regarding the recently-approved new translations of the propers … Continue reading

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Dominican Rite in Anchorage, Alaska

From The Catholic Anchor, the paper of the Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska.
Remember that the Latin Church has more than one Latin Rite!
Also… take this away with you, you Dominicans:
The Western and Eastern Provinces of the Dominican … Continue reading

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A good view of the Greenville controversy

This is from The Catholic Thing and is written by Robert Royal.
My emphases and comments.

The Catholic ThingMonday, 17 November 2008  De-forming Consciences   By Robert Royal    
“Voting for a pro-abortion politician when a plausible pro-life alternative exists constitutes material cooperation with … Continue reading

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