Daily Archives: 31 May 2009

terms: pro-life v anti-abortion

I wonder about these terms… which we will be hearing and reading often in the coming days.
What is the difference of impact between
pro-life
and
anti-abortion
What do these terms really say?  What are people trying to convey by them… choosing the … Continue reading

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FoxNews: “Pro-Life Groups Fear Backlash After Tiller Murder”

From AP via FoxNews:
My emphases and comments:
Pro-Life Groups Fear Backlash After Tiller MurderMany anti-abortion groups condemned the killing of Tiller, a prominent abortion provider who was shot dead at his church in Wichita, Kansas. But they expressed concern that abortion-rights … Continue reading

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Oldie Post: Pentecost at the Pantheon – rose petals falling through the oculus

Here is an oldie post.   Take a look also at what my friend John Sonnen post over at his place Orbis Catholicus here and here.
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In Rome on Pentecost, in the Pantheon, now a minor basilica called S. Maria ad … Continue reading

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A few thoughts about the Tiller murder

I await with anxiety the inevitable capture of the person who shot George Tiller to death.
Tiller will now be lifted up in mockery of authentic martyrdom.
I hope to God his murderer is not Catholic.
I am supposing he will be … Continue reading

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Late-term abortionist George Tiller murdered at his church

All… the NYT has this story. 
The infamous late-term abortionist Dr. George Tiller was shot and killed today in his church.
WDTPRS deplores this violence. 
Furthermore, this will bring horrific blow-back down on the entire pro-life movement.
Abortion Doctor Shot to Death … Continue reading

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Philadelphia: Solemn TLM – 28 June

From a reader:
A traditional Latin Missa Cantata (Mass in the Extraordinary Form) has been scheduled for 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 28, 2009 in anticipation of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul at the Church of St. Paul, on … Continue reading

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More on the issue of the traditional Ambrosian Rite

I wrote about the letter of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei about the use of the traditional form of the Ambrosian Rite.
Now there is an article in Il Giornale about the issue.

n. 131 del 2009-05-31 pagina 4
«La … Continue reading

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Funny conversation I must share about “dogma” theme Sundays

From a skype conversation with one of my witty interlocutors:
"[08:31 AM] … : Next week in the Novus Ordo is Trinity Sunday.  We hate these dogmatic "theme" Sundays.  People could care less about dogma.  I wish the Novus Ordo had … Continue reading

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