Daily Archives: 20 September 2011

Archbp. Nienstedt: “A serious threat to religious freedom… radical secularism at its epitome” – ACTION ITEM!

There is an ACTION ITEM below.  I also call on bloggers who are reading this to pick it up.
From His Excellency Most Rev. John Nienstedt, Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis in The Catholic Spirit.  My emphases and comments:
A serious … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap promotes… wait for it… Ember Days! Yes, you read that correctly.

Over at the National catholic Fishwrap today one Charles Morris has a rather positive piece about Ember Days, which traditionally fall this week.  Readers here know all about Ember Days.  It is nice to see that readers at NCF will … Continue reading

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How a German magazine welcomes the Pope to Germany

The German magazine Der Spiegel welcomes the Pope in this manner.

Incorrigible.
A Pope lets Germans fall away from the Faith.

Nice, huh?

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Peace bee with you.

Not since the Barbarini will there have been so many bees around the Pope.
This is from VIS:
BEES FOR THE PONTIFICAL FARMS AT CASTELGANDOLFO
VATICAN CITY, 20 SEP 2011 (VIS) – As part of its initiatives to mark the Day for the … Continue reading

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