Daily Archives: 15 September 2010

The Guardian: Humanist letter against the Pope

The Guardian – in a spirit of helpfulness no doubt – printed a letter against the Pope and his state visit signed by some British notables. Well… they are a bit more notable now.  Most of them weren’t known by … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to new bishops

The Holy Father recently addressed newly named and consecrated bishops during a workshop organized for them each year in Rome by the Congregation for Bishops.
The Holy Father had some good insights for these new bishops about what it means to … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed

It has been a while since I have posted any shots from the feeder.
A whole bunch o’ Blue Jays.  There were a couple more as well.

This Nutchatch likes safflower.

I was surprised today to spot a Rose-breasted Grosbeak.  I thought they … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Jews using a Catholic church for their services

From a reader:
EWTN is reporting that a priest at St. Louis parish in Austin is allowing a Jewish group to use his parish for Jewish holy day celebrations.  There is a picture at the EWTN article here:
The altar is visibly … Continue reading

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Catholic League on some Brits lecturing the Pope

From the Catholic League:
NOTED BRITS LECTURE POPE
More than 50 British notables have signed a letter in the Guardian newspaper criticizing the visit to the U.K. by Pope Benedict XVI. Responding is Catholic League president Bill Donohue:
The pope is accused of … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Fragments – When does reverence become neurosis?

From a priest reader:
I’ve been a priest for ten years, and the celebration of the Holy Mass is still the high point of my day.  I’ve always been scrupulous about cleansing the sacred vessels after Holy Communion and the fragments … Continue reading

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