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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.”
- St. John Paul II
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“I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so often in human history.”
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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: 4 February 2009
I said Mass for Michael Dubruiel today, Amy Wellborn’s husband who died recently.
Many people have helped to create a spiritual bouquet here.
I note on Amy’s blog that arrangements for Michael’s funeral are posted.
Also, she posted his last column.
We will continue … Continue reading
Some sanity is starting to come to the surface.
Check this from Zenit:
On Jewish-Catholic Relations: Press "Got It Wrong"
Jewish Leader Considers Future If Schism Isn’t Healed
Gary Krupp, founder and president of the Pave the Way Foundation, an organization dedicated to … Continue reading
It’s a busy world, right? You are in a hurry.
For that meal everyone says is sooooo important, what do you usually do?
Grab a slice of the cold pizza from last night?
Are you farmer, or … Continue reading
From what I can tell, the traffic is pretty high today.
Since this morning we have been running pretty slow. Sometimes it takes a while for pages to load.
I mentioned yesterday that some work needed to be done on the server.
If … Continue reading
I made the observation that the hysteria and hatred toward the Pope would escalate this week.
Get this lunacy from AFP through Breitbart:
Attacks on Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to lift the excommunication of a Holocaust denier escalated Monday, with one theologian … Continue reading
I am heading to the chapel to say Mass for Michael Dubruiel, who died yesterday.
Alas, my server couldn’t come. So, you will have to unite yourselves in a special way and send your angels to the sacred action.
SPIRITUAL BOUQUET HERE.
Also, … Continue reading
Remember that entry I posted wherein it was suggested that perhaps FOCA was a head-feint to distract the pro-life movement from the quieter agenda?
This is in from CNA:
‘Prevention First Act’ greater threat than FOCA, pro-lifers warn
Washington DC, Feb 4, 2009 … Continue reading
On the WaPo sites section On Faith, there is an interesting piece by Rabbi Irwin Kula about the reactions of Jews to the lifting the SSPX excommunications and business about the Holocaust.
An author, Rabbi Kula is the President … Continue reading
Msgr. Georg Ratzinger pipes up about the attacks on on his brother.
“He doesn’t need me to defend him. But it angers me how unjust and badly informed the people who are attacking him are,” …
“I always saw her as … Continue reading