Daily Archives: 22 January 2010

Whiny WaPo slop on wymynprystsssssss

More brilliance from WaPo‘s religious analysts on their usually bizarre religion blog. This time they are coiled up with wymynprysssstsssssss…. My emphases and comments: Faithfully, if not obediently, Catholic By Katie BalestraSaturday, January 23, 2010; B02 Inside a red brick … Continue reading

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SSPX Districter Superior of Germany sends video thanks to Benedict XVI

On kreutz.net you will find a story, in German, about a video from the former superior of the SSPX Fr. Schmidberger thanking the Holy Father for the lifting of the excommunications of the four SSPX bishop.  Fr. Schmidberger is now … Continue reading

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Watch this… like… video… you know?

With a tip of the biretta to CMR enjoy this video, have a good chuckle, and then make it your personal project to show it to at least five young people. [flv]10_01_22_Ronnie_Bruce.flv[/flv]

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Good analysis from John Allen about Pope Benedict’s plan

My friend John L Allen, Jr., the nearly ubiquitous fair-minded columnist for the ulta-dissenting National Catholic Reporter has a piece in Forward, a Jewish daily. Take a look at the full piece, but here is something of interest to WDTPRS … Continue reading

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Newsweek… wishful thinking

I am watching the live coverage of the March For Life in Washington DC. As I watch I have in my mind an article I read in the appalling Newsweek.  Who’s Missing at the ‘Roe v. Wade’ Anniversary Demonstrations? Young … Continue reading

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Results of Marist/KC poll: majority of Americans believe abortion is morally wrong

The results of a KC and Marist College poll: CLICK

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Pope’s second book on Jesus of Nazareth is finished

I missed this the other day… from CNA: Pope’s second book on Jesus of Nazareth is finished Vatican City, Jan 20, 2010 / 09:12 pm (CNA).- After meeting with Pope Benedict XVI in a private audience, American Rabbi Jacob Neusner, … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper on the Pope of Christian Unity

I have been saying, and others are now saying, that Benedict XVI is the "Pope of Christian Unity". I received a note from a friend that the German page of Vatican Radio has an interview with Walter Card. Kasper, President … Continue reading

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NCR’s Joan Chittister compares apostate lesbian androphobe Mary Daly to the Mother of God

Some things you couldn’t make up if you tried. In the ultra-dissenting fishwrap NCR that perennial gaff generatrix Sr. Joan Chittister, OSB. has compared the late apostate lesbian androphobe Mary Daly to… wait for it… the Blessed Virgin Mary. I … Continue reading

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Old Mass/new Mass thoughts – part 7

Under another entry there has been some consideration of the age of Catholics who prefer the newer form of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo.  Some suggest that people of a certain age may be more interested in the Novus … Continue reading

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HAARETZ: Editorial in defense of Ven. Pius XII

I saw this on the site of HAARETZ. My emphases and comments. 22 Jan 2010 Much-maligned pontiff  By Dimitri Cavalli   Some things never go away. The controversy over Pope Pius XII’s actions during World War II was recently reignited when … Continue reading

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Coadjutor for Los Angeles?

I have several e-mails right in my in-box this morning about a Coadjutor for Los Angeles. What’s up? Roger Card. Mahony has been Archbishop of Los Angeles seemingly forever. On 27 February, His Eminence will turn 74 years old. He … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: plain unfermented grape juice in chalice for Mass

UPDATE 22 Jan 1553 GMT: I received this from the original questioner: Thanks for the tip, Father. Between you and me, we ordered the mustum, put it in the sacristy fridge, and Father used it without saying a single word. … Continue reading

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