Daily Archives: 18 March 2009

I think I can! I think I can!

Wall-E’s got nuthin’ on these guys!
This is from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
18 March 2009
One Mars Rover Sees a Distant Goal; The Other Takes a New Route
PASADENA, Calif. — On a plain that stretches for miles in every … Continue reading

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Hating the Pope

The other day the Pope wrote this:
At times one gets the impression that our society needs to have at least one group to which no tolerance may be shown; which one can easily attack and hate. And should someone dare … Continue reading

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US News & World Report attacks the Pope

On the site of the liberal US News & World Report another of the progressivist element’s useful idiots blasted away at the Holy Father because of what is now becoming a spittle-flected talking point for the left.
Bonnie Erbe, whoever … Continue reading

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I told you so

Do you remember how I wrote here that lefties the won’t be satisfied until the Pope stands on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica and showers the crowds with condoms?

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Anti-Catholic Catholics attacking the Pope – useful tools

Newsweek posted an op-ed of anti-Catholic religious bigotry on the Guest Spot of "On Faith" written by Robert S. McElvaine, a professor at Millsaps College, associated with the United Methodist Church.
Arter reading this, ou will probably agree that this man’s … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Reprint of The Layman’s Missal

I received by mail a book from The Continuum Publishing Group of London who have reprinted The Layman’s Missal and Prayer Book originally printed by Burns & Oates.
This is very compact volume which has the texts for Holy Mass and … Continue reading

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NCR defends a fired parish worker

The ultra-lefty dissenting NCR has a story in defensive of – gasp – someone who seems to be a dissenter. 
My emphases and comments.
Wisconsin parish worker fired for feminist views
Allowed no opportunity for defense … Continue reading

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Braga Rite to be celebrated in Providence, RI

I received this from a reader.  Fascinating!
According to the web site of Una Voce Rhode Island, there will be a Procession and Mass in the Rite of Braga.
This will take place on April 5, 2009, Palm Sunday, at 11:00am. … Continue reading

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Former French P.M.: “This Pope is becoming a real problem”

A great story.  I think it defines the sides pretty well.
I reproduce this from Rorate:

Former Prime Minister of France speaks his mind to France Culture about Benedict XVI
Former Prime Minister Alain Juppé (UMP), interviewed Wednesday by France Culture … Continue reading

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Lack of interest in Africa

My energies and time are rather limited at the moment, so I may not give much space to issues of the Holy Father’s trip to Africa.
Still… the relative lack of interest shown by the secular media is interesting.
I suspect there … Continue reading

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Card. Cordes on the SSPX reaction in Germany

NB: In case you didn’t see it, there is an interesting article about the SSPX controversy and the role of the press by His Eminence Paul Card. Cordes, the German-born President of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum. 
It was published … Continue reading

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