Daily Archives: 2 August 2009

Sublime Seven

I am listening to MacMillan’s Seven Words.

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“Caritas in veritate” blog – Fr. Boyle back on line

With a biretta tip  o{]:¬)    to the great Fr. Blake I note with pleasure that Fr. John Boyle is back online with a blog!
Welcome back to the blogosphere!

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PAKISTAN: Muslims burn 6 Christians to death after false allegations

Will the Obama Administration have a comment on this?
From CNA:
Muslims burn 6 Christians to death after false allegations
Lahore, Pakistan, Aug 2, 2009 / 11:31 am (CNA).- Religious extremists struck again in Pakistan on Saturday when a violent mob of Muslims … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: blessing an iPhone for use in reciting the Rosary

From a reader:
Fr. Z:
Much of the time, I use one of the Rosary applications on my iPod touch in order to pray the Rosary.  Would it be appropriate to ask a Dominican or other priest to use the Rosary blessing … Continue reading

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Stuart Reid on “Gnostic traditionalists”

Stuart Reid, weekly columnist for the Catholic Herald, England’s best Catholic weekly, has a few things to say about "traditionalists".
Calm down now, dears
Friday 31 July 2009
John Ryan’s 1975 cartoon
Let me throw caution to the wind … Continue reading

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A reader reacts about the SSPX “emergency powers” argument

Under another entry, a reader posted a comment about the whole SSPX "emergency powers" argument, by which the same SSPX justifies its lack of obedience to the Bishop of Rome and continues to act without any kind of permission or … Continue reading

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