Daily Archives: 24 November 2010

Card. Burke’s first big sermon as Cardinal S.R.E.

From a sermon of now Cardinal Burke for the feast of St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr.  This was at the North American College as Mass of Thanksgiving for having been made cardinal. Note the attention given not just to St. … Continue reading

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Fishwrap getting Condom Conundrum wrong, but with a surprise!

When it comes to the Condom Conundrum the National Catholic Fishwrap‘s commentators are living down to our expectations. To wit one Phyllis Zagano who is “senior research associate-in-residence at Hofstra University and author of several books in Catholic Studies. Her … Continue reading

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Lost Roman Chinese Legion

This is for your Just Too Cool file. From the Daily Telegraph with my emphases: Chinese villagers ‘descended from Roman soldiers’ By Nick Squires Genetic testing of villagers in a remote part of China has shown that nearly two thirds … Continue reading

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Not for the weak of heart or stomach. The hideous truth.

CMR reports on the hideous truth. Vegetarians around the planet were horrified to learn today that the popular Thanksgiving dish for vegetarians called Tofurkey doesn’t actually derive from the vegetarian bean curd known as Tofu but from a very small … Continue reading

Posted in Fr. Z's Kitchen, Lighter fare | 27 Comments

QUAERITUR: Reservation of Precious Blood in home of a sick person

From a reader: My father-in-law has been battling tongue cancer (which has spread to his lymph) and has been housebound for nearly 5 months. Moreover, he hasn’t eaten any solid foods for nearly 10 months. He has a feeding tube … Continue reading

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