Daily Archives: 14 April 2010

Sydney Morning Herald columnist with her head screwed on straight

A reader down under said that Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald has a piece about how the Holy Father and Church have been attacked. Let’s have a glance. Evildoers, not Pope, to blameApril 15, 2010 Miranda DevineSydney Morning Herald columnist The … Continue reading

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What the Holy See does when a cleric is accused of sexual abuse of a minor

In the future, when we are discussing the present controversies with people, we must be well-informed, ready to explain. From the gentlemanly Sandro Magister comes this: After an Accusation, Here is What Happens at the Vatican The guidelines of the … Continue reading

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PRAYERCazT: Nones and Vespers (BrevRom)

Just nones and vespers. The bit rate is pretty low.  Perhaps I should increase it. No frills… I just turned on the mic when I said my office.

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Fr. Scahill, Pope basher

You all know about the contumacious antics of Fr. James Scahill, a priest of St. Michael’s Parish in East Longmeadow, MA in the Diocese of Springfield.  Father Scahill says, "The church will not have myopic obedience from me like the … Continue reading

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Does Pres. Obama desire the USA to slide into mediocrity?

Does Pres. Obama desire the USA to slide into mediocrity?  Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell and Eugene Cernan raise the question. From Politico with my E & C. Armstrong: Obama hurting Space effort Former astronaut Neil Armstrong has issued a strongly … Continue reading

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Faced with Spring

Via the Laudator: Po Chü-i (772–846), Spring Outing (tr. Burton Watson):     I mount my horse, ready to go out the gate;    out the gate, pause in uncertainty,    turn my head to speak to my wife,    sure she must be … Continue reading

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Something must be done about Fr. Michael Pfleger in Chicago

Cardinal George has allowed an honor to be bestowed on Fr. Michael Pfleger.  Fr. Pfleger is not "controversial".  Fr. Pfleger is an uncontrollable heretic. In the past I have seen Fr. Pfleger more in terms of a loony punchline rather … Continue reading

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14 April: St. Justin, martyr

COLLECT (1962):Deus, qui per stultitiam crucis eminentem Iesu Christi scientiam beatum Iustinum Martyrem mirabíliter docuisti; eius nobis intercessione concede; ut, errorum circumventione depulsa, fidei firmitatem consequamur. Let’s have your flawless yet smooth versions of this beautiful Collect for one of … Continue reading

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