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Daily Archives: 10 April 2010
From WaPo‘s religion left-slanting blog On Faith…
Lack of Vatican communications strategy on scandal baffles pope’s U.S. defenders
By Michelle BoorsteinSunday, April 11, 2010; A04
The Vatican spokesman doesn’t regularly discuss the clergy sex-abuse scandal with the pope. Its communications council’s next meeting … Continue reading
I just knew something ridiculously awful was going to happen because things were going well and I have been tackling some big issues.
It’s payback time I guess, right on schedule.
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From a priest reader:
When we brought home the oils from last night’s Chrism Mass, they were labeled SC, OS and OC. Inquiries from the confused like me have yielded the answer that OC is Oil of the Catechumens and OS … Continue reading
Some bullet points about the California case with which APs and others continue to try to smear Pope Benedict.
At the time, the CDF did not have competence in the cases of clerical pedophilia.
The case before the CDF concerned a request … Continue reading
It has been a mucky week. We have had to cope with the "filth" of which Papa Ratzinger spoke in his famous Stations of the Cross in 2005 shortly before his election.
It has been a tough week without a lot … Continue reading
Here are some recent posts of interest, which will scroll off the front page (I need a new template).
But first… “Oremus Pro Pontifice” stuff and store
An unusually good Newsweek piece about … Continue reading
It is unusual to find something good in Newsweek but this is good.
People have been charging that sexual abuse of children is somehow more prevalent among Catholics and that this is due to priestly celibacy and its all male hierarchy, … Continue reading