Daily Archives: 22 May 2009

L’Osservatore Romano finally reports on objections of US bishops re: Notre Dame

From CNA.  I haven’t seen the Italian yet.
Vatican newspaper finally reports on U.S. bishops’ criticism of Obama, Notre Dame
Vatican City, May 22, 2009 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The Vatican daily newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, which has faced criticism from many pro-life … Continue reading

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ALERT: Pro-death politician refused Communion

A reader, PR of Adelaide, alerted me to the following from Ille Curator News Service.
I have a few qualms about the details in this report, but here is the story with my emphases and comments.
Western Emperor Excommunicated by Bishop of … Continue reading

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You can invite EIGHT people to join you for a leisurely weekend.  Call it a shooting party ala Gosford Park.
There will be slow and well-paced meals and, of course pre-prandials. 
Since you are at the WDTPRS county manor (on my … Continue reading

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