Daily Archives: 20 July 2011

The slippery slope: from decriminalization to social acceptance

From First Things:
The Present State of Our Polygamous Future
Jul 20, 2011
Joe Carter
In an interview on the science in science fiction, novelist William Gibson noted, “[T]he future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.” What Gibson meant was that … Continue reading

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Do you have a plan?

This story from CNA brings something to mind, which I will get to after the article…
Jakarta, Indonesia, Jul 20, 2011 / 10:24 am (CNA).- Christian churches have moved quickly to help the more than 5,000 people who have fled the … Continue reading

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What a cardinal’s cappa magna looks like in the wild

The cardinal’s cappa magna is one of the most spectacular pieces of ecclesiastical equipment.
Recently the Institute of Christ the King had some ordinations and His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke did the ordaining.  Since this was with the pre-Conciliar Pontificale Romanum, … Continue reading

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A new Catholic liberal arts college in England!

His Hermeneuticalness, my friend Fr. Tim Finigan, posted about a great initiative in England.  A group formed to establish a Catholic liberal arts college along the lines of Wyoming Catholic College and Thomas Aquinas College in California.
Fr. Finigan wrote:
The Benedictus … Continue reading

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Fishwrap has an excellent interview with Archbishop Chaput

Even as blind squirrels sometimes find acorns, sometimes the National Catholic Fishwrap does something right.  And it won’t surprise anyone that my friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L. Allen, Jr. was involved.
Fishwrap – rather Mr. Allen – has a long, and … Continue reading

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20 July: St. Elijah, prophet

Did you know that today is the feast of St. Elijah, the Old Testament prophet?  Many Old Testament figures are considered saints by Holy Church.
You can read about Elijah in the Books of Kings.  God worked many wonders through Elijah … Continue reading

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Do you have some good news?

I sure hope you have some good news for the readership today.

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