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 following dreck is about. … 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 … 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). … 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 … 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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UPDATE: NBC APOLOGIZES FOR MSNBC’S HIT ON POPE 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 … 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 … 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 for … 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 … Continue reading

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wholistic spirituality wholeness can be yours

In the paper of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, site of the Three Days of Darkness… er um… the 2010 "Catholic" "Education" Congress there is a wrap up of precious moments from their gatherings. Here is a taste. Sunday morning … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Who is to blame for the present crisis?

Over at His Hermeueticalness’s place I picked up a video from Michael Voris. Watch this and then take the POLL. [youtube:] Okay…. now that you have watched that, here is a WDTPRS poll. Make your best choice.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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How about some of your good news?

I think we could all used some of your good news.

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Judicial vicar of Milwaukee gives his account, corrects NYT

This is interesting. This comes from the Catholic Anchor from Anchorage, Alaska. My emphases and comments. Setting the record straight in the case of abusive Milwaukee priest Father Lawrence Murphy Then-presiding judge for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee gives first-person account … Continue reading

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NYC – Manhattan – blognic?

Is it time to talk about a Manhattan Blognic? Someone suggested perhaps Easter Monday.

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The Feeder Feed (Old Master Edition)

I haven’t been able to post about the Feeder, which is nevertheless visible on the Z-CAM. When I am on the road I will sometimes post about birds from other sources. For example, here is a fine Christological Goldfinch from … Continue reading

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