Daily Archives: 11 November 2011

Catholic League: The ad the KC Star rejected, distributed to Catholic groups

From The Catholic League:
KANSAS CITY CATHOLIC GROUPS SENT KC STAR AD
November 11, 2011 by admin
Filed under Latest News Releases
Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to the latest developments regarding its battle with the Kansas City Star:
Yesterday, I was joined by … Continue reading

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Martinmass

Today is the feast of St. Martin of Tours, otherwise called Martinmass.  I suspect few of you observed the old forty day fast period which would end today.  Also, today marks the octave since All Souls Day.  Don’t forget: Pray … Continue reading

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Veterans Day confusion

UPDATE 2034 GMT:
Clarification in the comments below.  Useful!
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I turned on the TV for a few minutes and people didn’t seem to know what day it is.
In the USA today is Veterans Day.  It used to be called Armistice Day … Continue reading

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UPDATE:
I just the number on my Google Friends widget on the side bar …

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Contradictory reports about the “white paper” of the Pont. Council “Iustitia et Pax”

I posted about the story on Chiesa that Card. Bertone, the Secretary of State, was blind-sided by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace controversial (dreadful) “white paper” and that, subsequently, he decided that all documents have to get the … Continue reading

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England: Court rules that priests are employees of bishops

Liberals and secularists rail against bishops who are too restrictive or who are perceived to be too controlling.  If a bishop actually seeks to govern, they accuse him of being authoritarian, mean-spirited, backward.  On the other hand, they think that … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The Church on neo-Nazism

From a reader:
Is there an official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church on national socialism, hitlerism and white supremism?
Several people near our community think that ultra-conservative, ultra-radical-“rigthwing” neo-nazism (with a hint of sincretism and perennialism) is the ultimate christian political … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pastor “refuses” to let visiting priest say funeral

From a reader:
Is it right for a pastor to refuse a family’s request for a certain priest to say the funeral mass of a loved one?
There is no way to answer your question, given the lack of additional information … Continue reading

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RECENT POSTS and THANKS!

Here are some posts which have scrolled along.

“resurrection glasses”
QUAERITUR: Loss of papal honors for priests who are “removed from the active ministry”
Why we need more “ad orientem” worship: “we cannot serve this world with a kind of banal officiousness”
Fortune Cookie? … Continue reading

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