Daily Archives: 3 January 2012

Dr. Peters about Michael Voris, RealCatholic TV and the Archd. of Detroit

Before going on… I wonder what this scenario means for the National catholic Reporter.
The Canonical Defender, Dr. Ed Peters doesn’t have a combox at his excellent canon law blog, In The Light of the Law.  Background here and here.
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CBS: SNAP’s David Clohessy Could Face Jail Time

From CBS with my emphases and comments:
SNAP’s David Clohessy Could Face Jail Time
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests says he may faces fines or jail time for refusing to obey a judge’s order to … Continue reading

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Blog problems today?

I have had a couple notes today from readers who report that the blog is hanging or crashing.
Anyone having problems?  Lemme know what’s going on.

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Readers in Iowa: Caucases

Any Iowans around here today?
Are you going to caucus tonight?

Technorati Tags: conservative politics, GOP, GOP2012, Iowa Caucuses, politics

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First Meteor Shower of 2012!

From Space Weather:
FIRST METEOR SHOWER OF 2012: The annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks on Wednesday morning, Jan. 4th, when Earth passes through a narrow stream of debris from a comet thought to have broken apart some 500 years ago. … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback: we helped prevent a sacrilege

Sometime I get feedback from a reader saying that something I wrote prompted him to return to the sacrament of penance or moved her to get her marriage straightened out.  Those notes help me keep this blog going.
This is from … Continue reading

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Fetal cells integrate into a mother’s body with important positive effects.

For your Just Too Cool file.
A reader sent me a link to an article about the integration of fetal cells into the mother’s body and vice versa.  The content of the article is excerpted from a book called Do Chocolate … Continue reading

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The Patristic angle of the new Ordinariate

Today in Houston there was a presser with Card. DiNardo of Houston-Galveston and Msgr. Steenson the Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Peter.
Both men has good Patristic credentials.
Card. DiNardo is an alumus of my school, the Patristic … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Genuflecting before a tabernacle

From a reader:
Dear Fr. Z., I am aware that the GIRM for OF Masses requires all passing in front of a tabernacle to BOW instead of genuflect, and for everyone to comport to the action of the priest during procession … Continue reading

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VATICAN CITY, 30 DEC 2011 (VIS) – Pope Benedict’s general prayer intention for January 2012 is: “That the victims of natural disasters may receive the spiritual and material comfort they need to rebuild their … Continue reading

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