Daily Archives: 10 November 2011

“resurrection glasses”

Sometimes I have written here about trying to see annoying or challenging people through what I have called “resurrection glasses”, that is, the inner lens a Christian ought to have well-polished which helps us to see how people may be … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Loss of papal honors for priests who are “removed from the active ministry”

From a reader:
Since you have worked within the hallowed halls of the Vatican, would you comment on the revocation of papal honors (e.g. Chaplain of His Holiness, Honorary, P.A.) of priest who have been “removed from the active ministry” for … Continue reading

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Why we need more “ad orientem” worship: “we cannot serve this world with a kind of banal officiousness”

Perpend:
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations …” (Mt. 28:19). But the dynamism of this mission, this openness and breadth of the Gospel, cannot be revised to read: “Go into the world and become the world yourselves!” Go into … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie? Doubtful.

You decide.

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Gallup Poll: Fewer Dems in Church, Majority ‘Seldom or Never’ Attend

Interesting from The Christian Post:
Fewer Democrats in Church? Majority ‘Seldom or Never’ Attend
By Paul Stanley | Christian Post Reporter
A Gallup poll released Monday highlights the religious spilt between Democrats and Republicans, showing that 52 percent of Democrats seldom or never … Continue reading

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More on the one-world-government “white paper” from Pont. Council for Justice and Peace

Over at Chiesa, there is a piece about the new, confused “white paper”, as I prefer to call it, from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.
Too Much Confusion. Bertone Puts the Curia Under Lock and Key
The document of “Iustitia … Continue reading

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UK’s grocery chaim Tesco is backing a homosexual event in London. Why?

When I was in England last month, and since I did some cooking for friends, I did some grocery shopping at Tesco stores.
I am now irritated at Tesco, based on what I read in the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The … Continue reading

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You have got to be JOKING!

This photo sold at Christie’s for – I am not making this up …
$4,338,500!

Lot Description
ANDREAS GURSKY (B. 1955)
Rhein II
signed ‘Andreas Gursky’ (on a paper label affixed to the backing board)
chromogenic color print face-mounted to Plexiglas
image: 73 x 143 in. … Continue reading

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