Daily Archives: 15 October 2011

Pro-abortion catholic Nancy Pelosi, D-CA continues to give scandal

Via CMR comes this truly scandalous piece.
On the House floor today Nancy Pelosi sank to a new low in criticizing pro-life Congressmen behind the Protect Life Act, which simply ensures that no funds from Obamacare may be used to pay … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | 39 Comments

QUAERITUR: Saying “Amen” before Communion in the Ordinary Form.

From a reader:
Is it required that a communicant say “Amen” in order to receive Holy Communion at the Novus Ordo?
I ask because we normally attend the Extraordinary Form, but last weekend we were traveling and attended the Novus Ordo. My 10-year-old … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | 35 Comments

Benedict XVI’s new liturgical movements – WDTPRS POLL!

I picked this up from the intrepid Andrea Tornielli.
Apparently from tomorrow onward, Sunday, Pope Benedict will start using the moving platform used by John Paul II when it became hard for him to walk. He will do this in … Continue reading

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Protests in Rome turn violent

There are massive and now violent protests going on in Rome at the moment. A journalist friend there says 6 police officers have been injured. Two massive groups, “gli indignati” including high school aged kids, and the “black … Continue reading

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Bp. Aquila predicts US Govt may try to silence the Catholic Church

I noted this on CNA.
Bishop Aquila predicts state attempts to silence Catholic Church
By David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Oct 8, 2011 / 03:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An American bishop has predicted that government authorities may one day attempt to silence the Catholic … Continue reading

Posted in New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , | 29 Comments

About Bp. Finn in Kansas City – St. Joseph

I was sorry to read that His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City – St. Joseph is facing an indictment for the misdemeanor of not reporting to police a suspicion that one of the priests of that … Continue reading

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Some photos and comments and thanks

Here are some photos I have pulled out of my phone, in no special order.
I visited Greenwich the other day and, coming up from the Thames into the great quadrangle I saw this in the pavement.  The birthplace of a … Continue reading

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Winnipeg: Catholic school principal faces dismissal for promoting 40 Days for Life

From Life Site:
Catholic principal faces dismissal for promoting 40 Days for Life
BY PATRICK B. CRAINE
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, October 13, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The principal at a Catholic elementary school in Winnipeg faces possible dismissal after he considered allowing students to count … Continue reading

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