Daily Archives: 9 September 2009

CWN: The Big Con – “Catholic” organizations giving cover for abortion

Check this from Catholic World News:
Anne Hendershott has a piece on left-wing Catholic groups who give cover to abortion supporting Catholics in the public square.
The writer some time ago gave us the WSJ article on the Hyannisport Conclave in 1964 … Continue reading

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It’s nice to dream

It is nice to have dreams…
I have received a few e-mails today about the possible return of the Sedia Gestatoria.
If the Sedia was not revived for the end of the reign of the late Pope John Paul, … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: tonight’s “health care” speech by POTUS

During his address to a joint session of Congress, what with Pres. Obama say about public funding for abortion?
Anything?
Nothing?
UPDATE:
Obviously, he did mention it.  And there was a rather lukewarm reaction, wasn’t there?

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FOLLOW UP: McBrien’s “rather adolescently rigid” article… NCR readers react!

Notre Dame’s Richard McBrien says that "Eucharistic adoration, perpetual or not, is a doctrinal, theological, and spiritual step backward, not forward."
You can read his sneering NCR article if you want or read it with my commentary HERE.
A WDTPRS reader … Continue reading

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Testing a new theme for iphones and blackberries

Testing a new theme for iphones…. and blackberriesUPDATE:
I tried to add a special theme friendly for blackberry.
Those of you will mobile browsers, can you check this out?
UPDATE 2117 GMT:
I turned off the mobile theme, aimed at blackberry. 

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Grinding away on the Kennedy funeral – more thoughts

A lot of people are still grinding away about the funeral of the late Sen. Kennedy. 
Some are grinding because they are angry.  Others are grinding in the sense of mulling, thinking through the issues.
I have come to the view … Continue reading

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Two years later… the “gravitational pull”

From the blog Ten Reasons I find this brick by brick post – with a rather nice turn of phrase in it!
Feeling gravity’s pull
A friend who would know tells me that the Friday 9 AM Latin Mass in the Ordinary … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 91: A hymn dissected “Te lucis ante terminum”; Don Camillo (part VI)

Today we will drill into a hymn sung by Holy Church in the Liturgia horarum for Compline every evening.  It is called Te lucis ante terminum.

Since the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the hymn was rewritten a bit, the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: female servers for Extraordinary Form

From time to time the question of female servers for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite pops up in my inbox.  Yes… Extraordinary Form or TLM
At present, the 1983 Code of Canon Law is interpreted such that females … Continue reading

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