Daily Archives: 8 July 2010

Archbp. Carlson: “You cannot be “pro-choice” (pro-abortion) and remain a Catholic in good standing”

Catholic politicians who promote abortion should not receive Holy Communion. In the Saint Louis Review of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson has laid it on the line. My emphases and comments. Good Catholics … Continue reading

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New CDF procedures for attempted “ordination” of women, heresy, apostasy, schism

From CNA. With my emphases and comments. Vatican to clarify canonical procedure for attempted ordination of women [I bet National Catholic Fishwrap would have written "procedure for the ordination of women".] Vatican City, Jul 8, 2010 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN … Continue reading

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A reason to follow the major catholic bloggers on Twitter

From time to time as ask for more followers on Twitter. I’ll ask again… follow me on Twitter: @father Today I was glad I had followed a couple of major Catholic Tweeters, in this case the young Papist and on … Continue reading

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Brick by brick in Rhode Island

From Rhode Island Catholic there is an article about the use of the Traditional Latin Mass, a fruit of Summorum Pontificum. My emphases and comments. Ways we worship: Celebrating the Latin MassPart one of a three-part series on special liturgical … Continue reading

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An important prayer petition request… please!

Will you take a moment, in your goodness, to pray – now – and maybe other times of the day and the days to come – for a friend of mine who will undergo surgery on Thursday 8 July for … Continue reading

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Lunch – Chinese edition

I am about to dug into my “soup dumplings” at Shanghai Kitchen … something else for good measure.

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The Feeder Feed: bandit edition

Here is my annual berry bandit, hanging out like a Crazy 88 punk near the saké bar.Cedar Waxwing Oooppps… that’s not it… …here we go…: Kingbird.

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Who are the “fideles” of McBrien’s “sensus fidelium”?

There they go again.   Aged McBrien, Richard, is defending the abortion performed at the Catholic hospital in Phoenix and rejecting the Church’s position about abortion as an evil meriting excommunication. First, I would remind McBrien that Bp. Olstead did … Continue reading

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