Daily Archives: 12 June 2012

Acton University 2012 begins

After a gap of a couple years, I am again participating at Acton U. Once again, the logistics are like clockwork and the participants, from everywhere, interesting and charming and faithful. Tonight after our supper (where I am as I … Continue reading

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Vatican talks with LCWR leadership – ‘open and cordial’

From CNA: Vatican City, Jun 12, 2012 / 11:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has described talks with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious [a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns.] as open … Continue reading

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Not Just Too Cool but Super Too Cool

I will do more about this later, since I am in a moving bus, but this news got me worked up. Some has discovered 29 unknown sermons of the 3rd century Alexandrian theologian Origen. The intrepid Tornielli in Vatican Insider … Continue reading

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Fishwrap on the heaving thronging pro-LCWR rally!

Jamie Manson, whose mentor … mentrix?… when obtaining the coveted MDiv at Yale was RSM Sr. Margaret Falrey, the highly-noted author about “self pleasuring”, is aflutter in the Fishwrap that tens of people showed up in NEW YORK CITY for … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama’s commitment to abortion results in open hypocrisy

Even as The First Gay President seeks through mandates imposed by the unelected minions of his administration to repress the consciences of Catholics and others, in defending an abortion issue he uses the conscience card. From LifeNews: […] In 2010, … Continue reading

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What are YOU doing to defend your religious liberty? No. Really. What?

The First Gay President, Pres. Obama, and his administration have been eroding our first liberties.  He is attacking the First Amendment, this time through the Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The most aggressive pro-abortion president in history is … Continue reading

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From VIS: COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING DOCTRINAL ASSESSMENT OF LCWR Vatican City, 12 June 2012 (VIS) – Given below is the text of an English-language statement released by the director of the Holy See Press Office concerning a meeting held at the … Continue reading

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Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! QUAERUNTUR: What’s your blood type?  Have you, because of some problem, ever needed blood?  Have you ever given blood? I understand that Thursday is World Blood Donor Day. I have a pretty rare blood-type. … Continue reading

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The CDF wanted to hurt Margaret Farley, not help her sales. Right?

Some Fishwrap types have chortled that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith aided sales of Sr. Margaret Farley’s dread and perverse book.   Why, they burble, would the bad men at the CDF do something so stupid as … Continue reading

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From a reader: Dear Father – can you please advise if it is ok to have a tattoo. My son who is 18 would like to have a tattoo in latin, via, veritas et vita. I have searched the web, … Continue reading

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