Daily Archives: 19 May 2009

It isn’t London

But it isn’t bad.

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L’Osservatore Romano… what the…?!?

Many…many.. of you are asking me via e-mail what one earth is wrong with L’Osservatore Romano.
The Vatican’s newspaper published a decidedly dopey article on the visit of President Obama to Notre Dame.
The singularly grossest aspect of the decidedly dopey article … Continue reading

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Bp. Finn (D. KC, MO) on Notre Dame, Obama’s speech

The Catholic Key blog of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has an interview with His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, the excellent bishop of the same.
He opines on the visit of Pres. Obama to Notre Dame.
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Meanwhile, back in Washington, DC…

I was alerted by a friend to something very interesting.
There was an AP article by Julie Pace on MSNBC.com about Pres. Obama at Notre Dame. 
At the very end of that article, originally, this paragraph appeared:
"Back in Washington, Vice President … Continue reading

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Fr. Jenkin’s intro for Pres. Obama

Here is the text of Fr. Jenkin’s introduction of Pres. Obama at the commencement ceremony on Sunday 17 May.
This introduction sounds oh so right, in a gooey sort of way, but it is oh so wrong in many others. 
Many … Continue reading

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The greatest of the feasts of our Lord

From one of my articles in The Wanderer:
Bl. Abbot Columba Marmion, OSB (+1923), wrote in Christ in His Mysteries that “of all the feasts of Our Lord … the Ascension is the greatest, because it is the supreme glorification of … Continue reading

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