Daily Archives: 15 April 2009

Brick by brick in Bordeaux

Do you remember that I wryly posted that it will be a pleasure to see priests of the SSPX attending deanery meetings and being elected to presbyteral councils?
Our friends at Rorate are vigilant.  They posted this good brick by brick … Continue reading

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The great Card. Zen

In the midst of the NYC hoopla, did you notice this item on VIS?
 RINUNCIA E SUCCESSIONE DEL VESCOVO DI HONG KONG (CINA)
Il Santo Padre Benedetto XVI ha accettato la rinuncia al governo pastorale della diocesi di Hong Kong (Cina), … Continue reading

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Pres. of TAC killed in car accident

The President of Thomas Aquinas College, Dr. Tom Dillon, died in a car accident in Ireland. His wife Terry is in serious condition but is expected to live.
Pray for him and for his family.

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Vatican will also have a doctrinal investigation of women’s religious communities

Who better than the National Catholic Reporter to bring you this …. hee hee…
My emphases and comments.
Vatican investigates U.S. women religious leadership‘LCWR faces this process with confidence,’ leadership state.Apr. 14, 2009By Thomas C. Fox
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of … Continue reading

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Archbishop Dolan’s sermon

In the sermon for his installation Mass at St. Patrick’s, Archbishop Dolan nailed his colors to the mast.
I was especially interested in an image he borrowed from the late Card. Cooke, namely, that when it comes to defending the unborn … Continue reading

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Vatican spokesman denies ‘veto’ of Caroline Kennedy

Here is an interesting note subsequent to this story.
Of interest to the reader of Italian… here is the story from Il Giornale.
From CNA:
Vatican spokesman denies ‘veto’ of Caroline Kennedy
Vatican City, Apr 15, 2009 / 12:45 pm (CNA).- The Director of … Continue reading

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“Rejoice, Father; they are paying attention!”

You know the old phrase in commercials… "Do not attempt this at home!"
Here is an exception to the rule.
From a reader:
Another fun photo! 
  This is what our 8-yr-old decided to make today after serving his first two Traditional Latin … Continue reading

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Am. Spectator on Vatican rejection of ambassadors

From The American Spectator with my emphases and comments.
The Obama Watch
A Blessing for Catholics
By Lisa Fabrizio on 4.15.09 @ 6:06AM
In the 1960s, the American Catholic Church, like the rest of the nation, underwent a period of tremendous upheaval. Proceeding from, … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s WDTPRS

I am sure some of you noticed yesterday that WDTPRS was down for a while.  In the evening the blog was down for a few hours.  The server was okay, but there was a problem with WordPress.
Many thanks to the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan on Notre Shame: engage but don’t honor

CNA has the scoop on what Archbp. Dolan, now of New York, has to say about Notre Shame.
Archbishop Dolan says Notre Dame’s Obama invite sent wrong signal
New York City, N.Y., Apr 14, 2009 / 09:34 pm (CNA).- Archbishop of New … Continue reading

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