Daily Archives: 4 April 2012

Good piece by Catholic League on links between Obamacare, HHS mandate, and ACLU

Be sure to review and file away for reference this piece from the Catholic League:
OBAMA ENLISTS ACLU TO WAR ON CATHOLICS
April 4, 2012
On April 3, Catholic News Service published a story on an internal memo from the bishops on ObamaCare. … Continue reading

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Penances assigned in confession, memorization, and helping people be less afraid. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I have in the past ranted that priests, when hearing confessions, do well to give simple penances which people can do immediately and then know they are completed.
I have been to confession to priests who assign something too complicated, leaving … Continue reading

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