Daily Archives: 13 March 2010

Loyal Chinese priest arrested

From AsiaNews with Ucan with my emphases and comments: Priest arrested in Fujian for organizing winter camp for 300 university students Fr. John Baptist Luo was arrested on 3 March. Three other priests have been issued arrest warrants, but not … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – Saturday 3rd Week of Lent – Prayer over the people (2002MR)

A great new feature of the 2002 Missale Romanum in Latin is that for Lent the "Prayer over the people" or Oratio super populum has been revived as an option. Priests can use this prayer NOW at the end of … Continue reading

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SCRUB ALERT: The Times reopens its bear-baiting pit

In another entry, I said that we would see an increase in attacks on the Holy Father, attempts to implicate him personally in the cover-up of sexual abuse of minors by priests when the Pope was still Archbishop of Munich. … Continue reading

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CWN: US bishops oppose Senate health reform bill, clarify Politico

This morning I heard on one of those start-up-the-day TV shows (some news mixed with the mind-numbingly inane) that the Catholic bishops had in some way endorsed the proposed health care legislation for the US despite the obvious funding of … Continue reading

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Pray for the Pope

V. Oremus pro Pontifice nostro Benedicto. R. Dominus conservet eum, et vivificet eum, et beatum faciateum in terra, et non tradat eum in animam inimicorum eius. [Ps 40:3] Pater Noster…,  Ave Maria…. Deus, omnium fidelium pastor et rector, famulum tuum … Continue reading

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This is making the rounds.  Help it make more rounds.  I got this from the Catholic Key, the page of the newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City, MO. This afternoon, the USCCB contacted dioceses across the country with a … Continue reading

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