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“The legalization of the termination of pregnancy is none other than the authorization given to an adult, with the approval of an established law, to take the lives of children yet unborn and thus incapable of defending themselves. It is difficult to imagine a more unjust situation, and it is very difficult to speak of obsession in a matter such as this, where we are dealing with a fundamental imperative of every good conscience — the defense of the right to life of an innocent and defenseless human being.”
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Daily Archives: 11 June 2010
This is the season of First Holy Communions.
A dear friend in Rome, the great Fabrizio, had the pleasure of seeing his oldest son, Francesco, receive the Eucharist for the first time at the Roman parish SS. Trinita dei Pelegrini, which … Continue reading
For those of you with any archeological interests… and I don’t mean liberal liturgists…
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
(Reuters) – Archaeologists believe they may have found the world’s best-preserved gladiator cemetery after noticing animal bite marks and … Continue reading
The newly made cappa magna for tonight’s pontifical Mass was removed from it’s box, and unfurled in the sacristy.
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Thank you for all that you do to promote the religious life, especially the businesses that cloistered religious operate to support themselves.
I thought you might appreciate (and plug) this video on the altar breads business run by … Continue reading
From The Times of London…
June 11, 2010Taleban hang 7-year-old boy to punish familyJerome Starkey, Kandahar
A seven-year-old boy was murdered by the Taleban in an apparent act of retribution this week. Afghan officials said that the child was accused of … Continue reading
Tomorrow in New York City there will be a conference on the theme of the Sacred Heart.
Undercroft, Church of Our Savior, 59 Park Avenue (38th & Park) SCHEDULE 10:00 — 10:30 REGISTRATION10:30 —11:15 Mr. Donald Reynolds11:15 — 12:00 Fr. John … Continue reading
From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli comes some chatter about the next Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. Will it be Card. Pell of Sydney or not?
It seems that things had progressed far enough that Card. Pell had been assigned an … Continue reading
Here is the Holy Father’s sermon for the Feast of the Sacred Heart, marking the closing of the Year for Priests.
I divided the paragraphs a bit more than the release did to make it easier to follow and added my … Continue reading
Back in March the Holy See announced that the Holy Father was proclaim St. John Vianney as patron of all priests, not just of parish priests.
Paolo Rodari of Palazzo Apostolico has an entry, entitled in Italian "Incuria d’Ars" … Continue reading