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“The legalization of the termination of pregnancy is none other than the authorization given to an adult, with the approval of an established law, to take the lives of children yet unborn and thus incapable of defending themselves. It is difficult to imagine a more unjust situation, and it is very difficult to speak of obsession in a matter such as this, where we are dealing with a fundamental imperative of every good conscience — the defense of the right to life of an innocent and defenseless human being.”
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Daily Archives: 15 January 2010
The USGS has an realtime updated map of recent earthquake activity.
I missed this yesterday in the WSJ. My emphases and comments.
As the Flame of Catholic Dissent Dies Out
By CHARLOTTE ALLEN
Mary Daly, a retired professor at Boston College who was probably the most outré of all the dissident theologians … Continue reading
If you are interested in donating money to help Haitians, be careful to check that the organization is legit.
Here is a link to a Fox News story. I am sure there is other coverage from different outlets.
Fr. Finigan posted this on his fine blog The Hermeneutic of Continuity. I reproduce part of it here.
I have received via email a report from Mgr John Dale, the National Director of Missio concerning the disaster in Haiti:
After the earthquake … Continue reading
I received this about Fr. Reginald Foster’s Summer Latin course, as well as another course, … to be taught in the USA rather than in Rome!
UNIVERSUM LATINITATIS CURRICULUM
A. Annua Exercitatio Communis
• Milvauchiae mense Octobri ad Maium• in triginta quinque congressibus … Continue reading
Catholic Light has an interesting piece, translated from Italian on Petrus.
Pope Benedict to Schönborn: Be careful about Medjugorje
Rumors from the "Sacri Palazzi": the Pontiff calls Cardinal Schönborn into line: "More prudence about Medjugorje". The cardinal traveled there December 31.
VATICAN CITY … Continue reading
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There is a profoundly dopey poll on a new blog called "Stand Up For Vatican II". They are polling on "Has the Church abandoned Vatican II?".
The idea behind this … Continue reading
As a follow up to my retrospect post about the first year of Pres. Obama’s Administration and the Vatican and "Common Ground", look at this from the very useful C-Fam.
Volume 13, Number 5January 14, 2010Secretary Clinton Announces 5-year Funding Push, … Continue reading
Someone alerted me to a comment made by a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat for Massachusetts Martha Coakley (D-MA). Kathryn Lopez of National Review picked it up.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
It’s a Good Thing for Martha Coakley That There Are … Continue reading