Monthly Archives: March 2010

How anti-Catholic is Newsweek? They published Richard McBrien.

How anti-Catholic is Newsweek?   They published a piece by Richard McBrien.
As you read this keep in mind a couple things.
First, Richard McBrien is a liberal dissident.  He detests Pope Benedict.  That is what his … Continue reading

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Card. Levada on the present clerical sexual abuser controversies

The former Archbishop of San Francisco, now CDF Prefect, His Eminence William Card. Levada, offered a piece to his former archdiocesan newspaper about the recent controversies.
His Eminence is now the head of the Vatican dicastery that handles the cases of … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – “Spy” Wednesday of Holy Week

The term “Spy” Wednesday probably is an allusion to Christ’s betrayal by Judas. COLLECT Deus, qui pro nobis Filium tuum crucis patibulum subire voluisti, ut inimici a nobis expelleres potestatem, concede nobis famulis … Continue reading

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Archbp. Dolan on the New York Times

It’s war between the Times and Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York.
Archbp. Dolan has posted a strong statement on his blog about the recent mistreatment of the Pope and the Catholic by the New York Times (aka Hell’s Bible).
Among the … Continue reading

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Bp. DiMarzio (D. Brooklyn) “besiege The New York Times”

There is a press release from the Diocese of Brooklyn about the New York Times’s (aka Hell’s Bible) concerted attacks on Pope Benedict and the Catholic Church.
My emphases and comments.
Bishop DiMarzio Calls Upon the Priests and Parishionersto Besiege The New … Continue reading

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“The documents were not written by me and do not resemble my handwriting.”

Just a reminder about how everyone must question the veracity and motives behind all reporting by the New York Times (aka Hell’s Bible).
A few days ago I posted – and many others have now posted – a statement by … Continue reading

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March 30, 2010
NBC apologized today for an article on MSNBC’s website entitled, “Pope Describes Touching Boys: I Went Too Far.” The article that readers accessed after clicking on it actually had nothing to do … Continue reading

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If enough people stop believing in hell, maybe it’ll cease to exist. No?

Last week I gave a parish mission on the Four Last Things.
As some of you readers might guess, I placed certain emphases on the existence of hell and desirability if avoiding it.
This comes from the acceptable weekly National Catholic REGISTER … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Tuesday of Holy Week – COLLECT

COLLECT (2002MR): Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, da nobis ita dominicae passionis sacramenta peragere, ut indulgentiam percipere mereamur. This prayer was in the 1962MR on Tuesday of Holy Week.  It was in the Hadrianum and Paduenese of the ancient Gregorian Sacramentary … Continue reading

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Is it time simply to cancel your NCR subscriptions?

If any of you have a subscription to the ultra-liberal dissenting – dying – National Catholic Reporter I suggest that you cancel it now. 
Urge your parish’s pastor to cancel as well.  Get it out of our churches.
Take a look … Continue reading

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