Daily Archives: 9 July 2009

What will Pres. Obama give the Pope when he is admitted to His Holiness’s presence?

When heads of state come to visit other heads of state, they bring gifts. What will Pres. Obama bring when the Pope admits him into the papal presence? My emphases and comments in this CNA story. The stole of St. … Continue reading

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Liberal gushing over the upcoming meeting of Pope and President

Some liberal gushing over the upcoming meeting of the President and the Pope. Obama-Benedict meeting ‘no mere photo-op‘By Dennis CodayCreated Jul 09, 2009 Just off the phone with a teleconference called by the [squishy Kmiec] Catholic Democrats. They had [Catholic … Continue reading

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Linz excom hijinz… er… comjinx … er… hijinx

Interesting things continue in Austria. From Catholic Church Conservatism: Excommunicated Female "Bishop" seizes Communion In haste, late at night from the Upper Austrian News. The Sunday worship celebration in the Parish of St. Peter in Linz did not make the … Continue reading

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Abortion clinic taunts Catholic demonstrators

Soooo…. Now what do you think about my post The Problem With Toning Down the Rhetoric – And Why We Probably Won’t Do It ? A biretta tip  o{]:¬/   to the young papist…. who got something from Lifesite. My … Continue reading

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Justice Ginsberg originally thought Roe v Wade was about control of undesirable populations

With a tip of the biretta   o{]:¬/   to Sancte Pater, I present this from Worldnet Daily. I was amazed… amazed to read this. LAW OF THE LAND Ginsburg: I thought Roe was to rid undesirables Justice discusses ‘growth in … Continue reading

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A quick note about Msgr. Perl

After the restructuring of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei", there was a question about whether or not the position of Vice-President had been retained and whether Msgr. Perl might remain part of the Commission. I have clarified the situation in … Continue reading

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Women religious in discontinuity

A reader contacted me about a longish piece on religious life written by a Sr. Sandra Schneider, IHM, who recently has kicked up a fuss about the apostolic visitation of women religious. My correspondent wrote: It’s an article indicative of … Continue reading

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