Daily Archives: 4 November 2011

The Moderation Queue

I have had a few panicky, or concerned, or curious, or irate, emails about why some comments go into the moderation.
In answer, most of the time I have no idea why. Sometimes it is because of key … Continue reading

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If you are what you eat…

… I’m crabby in Chinatown!

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Did Pius XII “go undercover” to save Jews?

From CNA:
Rome, Italy, Nov 4, 2011 / 06:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Jewish New Yorker who has made it his life’s work to clear the name of Pope Pius XII of being anti-Semitic believes the wartime pontiff actually went undercover … Continue reading

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On this day in 1861: Gen. Stonewall Jackson

I have a priest friend who refers to all other motorists equally as “Jackson”.  A great idea, that, since it help you not to refer to all other motorists as “____”.   There is also a great old book called Father … Continue reading

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Herman Cain on Margaret Sanger, eugenicist/racist foundress of Planned Parenthood

Via Catholic Culture comes this:
Journalists ignore Margaret Sanger’s eugenic theories
November 03, 2011
When American presidential candidate Herman Cain denounced the eugenicist theories of Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, liberal journalists rose to Sanger’s defense, claiming that Cain had distorted … Continue reading

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Card. Law turns 80

WDTPRS notes with interest that today is the 80th birthday of His Eminence Bernard Card. Law, presently the Archpriest of St. Mary Major in Rome.  You may recall that His Eminence spent some time also as Archbishop of Boston.
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