Daily Archives: 7 June 2011

Our Sun has a flare for the dramatic

I learned of this via Spaceweather.com:

Solar flares.
You can see the material crashing back into the sun.
Want another view?

Apparently this wasn’t pointed directly at the Earth but we are getting some of the blast.  There will probably be auroras on 8-9 … Continue reading

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The challenges of moving from print to digital

From Catholic Culture comes this.  My emphases:
Vatican newspaper: reflections on future of Catholic publishing
In an essay that appeared in the June 6-7 edition of L’Osservatore Romano, the director of the Madrid-based Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos reflected upon the challenges facing … Continue reading

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McBrien: Pope does not have full authority in the Church

The National Catholic Fishwrap is still running down Pope Benedict and defending Bp. William Morris, formerly of Toowomba, Australia, present cause célèbre of Catholic liberals.
The latest Fishwrap writer to use the ineffective and doctrinally odd Australian bishop to bash the … Continue reading

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Card. Canizares with blunt speech and warnings in Spain

When is the last time you heard this sort of language from a Cardinal?
From CNA:
Moral conscience needed to overcome economic crisis, states Spanish cardinal

Madrid, Spain, Jun 6, 2011 / 02:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Antonio Canizares has called on business … Continue reading

Posted in Emanations from Penumbras, New Evangelization, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments