Daily Archives: 27 May 2009

The enemy…

This is about right… Visit Loose Parts

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Pres. Obama chooses Vatican Ambassador

After Ambassador Glendon comes … this AP story from a Minneapolis TV channel: My emphases and comments. Hispanic theologian from MN college chosen for Vatican ambassador A Hispanic Roman Catholic theologian who was an adviser to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign … Continue reading

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Oath of The Supremes

The Constitution does not give any details about the Oath of Office to be taken by Justices of the Supreme Court.   Article 6 covers oath: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and … Continue reading

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Kmiec: Sotomayor’s experience trumps all

If you think that Judge Sotomayor’s nomination wasn’t planned to be another wedge between Catholics with a clear identity and those who are rather on the Catholic Lite side, here is Doug Kmiec’s take in the, where else, National Catholic … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher met Pope Benedict XVI

Sancte Pater informs us that … Margaret Thatcher met Pope Benedict XVI at the end of his weekly general audience today. The 83-year-old former British prime minister, who led the country from 1979 to 1990, had earlier in the day … Continue reading

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My emphases and comments

I see more and more people are using the [Z-Method] in fisking texts! My emphases and comments, of course.

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Fun! “iConfess”

With a biretta tip   o{]:¬)    to my friend John Sonnen of Orbis Catholicus…

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This is fun! NEWS RELEASE: 2009-089                                                                                May 27, 2009 NASA Selects Student’s Entry as New Mars Rover Name PASADENA, Calif. – NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory rover, scheduled for launch in 2011, has a new name, thanks to a sixth-grade student … Continue reading

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Michael Novak rightly vents about L’Osservatore Romano

In National Review Online Michael Novak vents about the recent "Westpolitik" blunderings of L’Osservatore Romano. My emphases and comments. May 26, 2009, 4:00 a.m. All the Confusion Fit to PrintThe paper disappoints. By Michael Novak For several weeks now, L’Osservatore … Continue reading

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Request of prayers for a new bishop: Most Rev. Lee Piché

In your charity, will you please pray for a friend of mine? Pope Benedict XVI has appointed the Most Reverend Lee Piché as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. 

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